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  1. Fleet of classic VWs to join funeral cortege in amazing tribute...

    Thirty vehicles including classic VW Beetles and vans are to join a funeral cortege as friends and family remember car-mad teenager Rhys Durham-Flynn, who died aged just 16. Rhys, from Carlton Boulevard, Lincoln, passed away on March 12 as a result of an aggressive brain tumour which was diagnosed in April last year. Masses of people will gather and pay their respects at the funeral service at Lincoln Crematorium on Wednesday, April 5, at 2.30pm. READ MORE: 'He was positive,…
  2. Lincoln street voted one of UK's most charming

    We don't really need to be told - but a Lincoln street has been named as one of the prettiest in the UK.Steep Hill has been voted one of the most picturesque streets in the country in a poll by coach company National Express.The aptly-named popular tourist street with its famous cobbles came in at number five on the list, beating counterparts in London and Cambridge.READ MORE: Will these homes have the best views in Lincoln?The survey of 1,000 people UK-wide was conducted to uncover the…
  3. Taking the First Step - Towards uniting and forming an activist-based Global Left

    Theecologist.org -Environment 03.29 / 13:53 www.theecologist.org
    As UK Prime Minister triggers Article 50 and the negotiations for Britain's exit from Europe today (20th March, 2017) serious activists should take a step back, reflect on the hydra-like nature of capitalism and how their own lives have become ensnared by it, and then begin to organize for the long game, writes WILLIAM…
  4. Executive Order removes climate safeguards - now, the fightback

    Theecologist.org -Environment 03.29 / 13:07 www.theecologist.org
    In a potentially devastating blow to the Earth's climate, President Trump's new executive order ends the Interior Department's moratorium on coal mining on public land and begins a repeal of the landmark Clean Power Plan, writes Trip Van Noppen. But this reckless move will not pass unchallenged - the Supreme Court has ruled that the EPA must tackle climate pollution, and clean energy policies can still be defended and advanced at state…
  5. Tree protestors to take over car parking spaces in Lincoln

    Campaigners who are saddened at the felling of trees across Lincoln are to take over spaces at a car park as they stage a quiet protest. Members of Transition Lincoln, which aims to raise awareness about climate change, plan to park their bicycles across three to six spaces at the new car park at The Lawn, where the Sir Joseph Banks Conservatory once stood. They will buy parking tickets for each space they use from 9.30am on Saturday, April 15, and hand out leaflets and talk to…
  6. Announcing the 2017 winners of The Leontief Prize for Economics

    Theecologist.org -Environment 03.29 / 05:09 www.theecologist.org
    This year's prestigious Leontief Prize for economics has been awarded to Professors James Boyce and Joan Martinex-Alier for their ground-breaking theoretical and applied work integrating ecological, developmental, and justice-oriented approaches into the field of economics. They are worthy winners, says NICK…
  1. Devon firm exports bull semen to remote island 6,300 miles from...

    British exports may be having a boom with extra impetus from a weakening pound, but for one South West company their latest shipment is quirkier than most. Cattle breeding company UK Sire Services, which is based near Dartington in Devon, has recently exported a consignment of native British bull semen to Tristan da Cunha – a tiny and remote volcanic island in the South Atlantic.The consignment left Manchester late last year on a 6,300-mile journey and was received in Cape Town,…
  2. Devon farming 'health check' highlights concerns for industry

    A 'health check' of farming in Devon has revealed a number of concerns facing the industry. The report, carried out by a Devon County Council task group, invited farmers to share their views and concerns about the industry and what challenges they are facing in running their own businesses.Dairy farms in the county were found to be bearing the brunt of high production costs, with an estimated 75% of farms making a loss through their milk supply contracts. Farmers in the beef sector are…
  3. Champion lights up ring at highly anticipated Red Ruby Devon sale

    Buyers at the Devon Cattle Breeders' Society's Spring Show and Sale set a brisk trade from the outset in bidding for top quality animals from some of the region's most respected herds. Held last Thursday (March 23) at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, near Bridgwater in Somerset, a total of 86 registered pedigree Red Ruby Devon's passed through the ring. All bar one of the 13 bulls offered for sale were sold and the average of £3,281 was an increase of £880 on last year.Show…
  4. Farm to fork lessons for 1,500 Cornish school children

    More than 1,500 primary school children enjoyed two interactive days learning about farming and food at the annual Farm & Country Days held at the Royal Cornwall Showground.The pupils, aged between seven and nine years of age, came from 40 schools spread across the length and breadth of Cornwall to the venue near Wadebridge. Over 300 farmers, growers, food producers and representatives from agricultural and food production related businesses created around 60 hands-on exhibits to bring…
  1. The TD Purple Reading List

    As a diversion from refreshing all the long form content, I have created, in conjunction with others (you know who you are, cheers), a joint forces reading list. The Contemporary Operating Environment Leadership Acquisition Strategy Change Land Maritime Air/Space Info Ops and Cyber Logistics Each of the 10 themes has 10 books. There is also ... The post The TD Purple Reading List appeared first on Think…
  1. Mixers see highest growth of soft drinks driven by health trend and premiumisation

    Harpers.co.uk - Industries 03.29 / 16:20 harpers.co.uk
    The Fever Tree effect is responsible for the rapid growth of mixers over the past 12 …
  2. M40 workers celebrate a million injury-free hours

    Highways England operatives have recently celebrated after their safe working practices saw them reach the landmark of a million hours without injury. Carillion, who undertake ... Read…
  3. SPONSORED: First cloud-based mobile ordering solution for guestroom services

    Hotelowner.co.uk - Industries 03.29 / 15:54 hotelowner.co.uk
    Award-winning company, Wi-Q Technologies, has responded to demand with the launch of Mi-Room – the first cloud-based mobile ordering software designed to make guestroom services more accessible and profitable.  Until now, hotel businesses with mobile ordering have turned to apps, not only investing a significant amount of time and money on app development and maintenance, … The post SPONSORED: First cloud-based mobile ordering solution for guestroom services appeared first on …
  4. New Restaurants and Room Renovations for 4* All-Inclusive Suite Hotel Atlantis Fuerteventura Resort

    Hotel-industry.co.uk - Industries 03.29 / 14:08 hotel-industry.co.uk
    The four-star all-inclusive Suite Hotel Atlantis Fuerteventura Resort has unveiled a number of renovations ahead of welcoming guests in 2017, including remodelled rooms, two restaurants and an adults-only Premium…
  5. Queensferry Crossing opening delayed

    The new bridge over the River Forth at Queensferry is now not expected to be open until August after the contractor said it needs more time ... Read …
  6. Theresa May signs letter to formally begin Brexit process

    Hotelowner.co.uk - Industries 03.29 / 13:21 hotelowner.co.uk
    Prime minister Theresa May has formally signed the letter which will signify the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU). Triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the document will be the beginning of the end of the United Kingdom’s forty-four year relationship with the EU. The letter has now been delivered to the president … The post Theresa May signs letter to formally begin Brexit process appeared first on Hotel Own…
  7. Leasowe Castle reveals its £3m refurbishment

    Hotelowner.co.uk - Industries 03.29 / 13:09 hotelowner.co.uk
    Leasowe Castle in Wirral has unveiled its new look following a £3m rebranding and refurbishment. Efforts were made during the refurbishment to ensure the property retained its historical 16th Century heritage, as well as paying homage to Wirral’s rare bird; the oystercatcher. The refurbishment aimed to update and modernise the interior of the castle, including … The post Leasowe Castle reveals its £3m refurbishment appeared first on Hotel Own…
  8. Mixers see highest growth of soft drinks driven by health trend and premumisation

    Harpers.co.uk - Industries 03.29 / 12:59 harpers.co.uk
    The Fever Tree effect is responsible for the rapid growth of mixers over the past 12 …