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  1. No decision yet taken on Gypsy Lane in Frome as council continues...

    Western Gazette - Crime 04.26 / 15:06 westerngazette.co.uk
    A decision has not yet been taken on whether to re-open Gypsy Lane in Frome as Mendip District Council continues to battle fly-tippers.The road was closed in April of last year and is scheduled to re-open on October 10 of this year. Today, a spokesman for Mendip District Council confirmed that no final decision had yet been taken on whether to re-open the road."A final decision is expected in the summer," he said.Fly-tipping continues to be a big problem in Frome with fresh…
  2. Sex offender jailed after abuse of girl, 12

    A man who sexually assaulted a 12 year old girl was arrested by police after her mother found he had been sending her inappropriate messages over facebook. The offences committed by Shaun Coles, 24, only came to light after the girl went missing and her mother checked her facebook account. The girl returned home later the same day and when police spoke to her she admitted that she had spent time with Coles, who was later arrested. READ MORE: 81-year-old charged with sex…
  3. 81-year-old charged with sex offences at Lincoln school

    A 81-year-old man has been charged with eight sexual offences as part of an ongoing inquiry into historic cases of abuse. Roy Griffiths from Dorset faces six counts of indecent assault on a boy under the age of 14 and two counts of inciting a boy under the age of 14 to commit an act of gross indecency. He has been bailed to appear at Lincoln Magistrates' Court on Thursday, June 8. READ MORE: Arrests after historic child sex abuse allegations at some Lincolnshire…
  4. Croydon estate agent jailed for stealing identity of clients...

    A South Croydon fraudster has been jailed for two years after using his position as an estate agent to con victims out of thousands of pounds. Ayodele Oladuti, from Pampisford Road, photographed clients' bank cards on his phone and took bank statements while showing prospective buyers around their homes The 29-year-old used the documents to commit identity theft – by setting up bank accounts and a phone contract in their names – before returning to their homes to collect…
  5. 81-year-old charged with sex offences at Lincoln school

    A 81-year-old man has been charged with eight sexual offences as part of an ongoing inquiry into historic cases of abuse.Roy Griffiths from Dorset faces six counts of indecent assault on a boy under the age of 14 and two counts of inciting a boy under the age of 14 to commit an act of gross indecency.He has been bailed to appear at Lincoln Magistrates' Court on Thursday, June 8.READ MORE: Arrests after historic child sex abuse allegations at some Lincolnshire churchesThe charges come as…
  6. Car in hedge mystery goes on as police search for answers to...

    Police say no arrests have been made after a car was found abandoned in a hedge outside a school in Yeovil. Officers were called out to Fairmead School on Mudford Road at 6.30am on Saturday (April 22) after a blue BMW had been driven into a hedge. No driver was found in the vehicle following the crash and the school sign as well as the hedge appeared to have been damaged. A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Constabulary confirmed that following the incident the vehicle was…
  7. CCTV shows man wanted after sexual assault in Yeovil

    Police are appealing for the public's help after a sexual assault inside Yeovil's William Dampier pub on Middle Street.The attack took place between 11.10pm and 11.50pm on April 21.An Avon and Somerset Constabulary spokesman said: "A man sexually assaulted a woman in the pub.Read more: Missing Yeovil man Kahn Eales found safe and well as wife thanks public for support"The suspect is described as white, aged between 20 and 25-years-old and of average build. "He spoke with a…
  8. CCTV image released following arson at British Heart Foundation...

    A CCTV image has been released of a man police would like to speak to in relation to an arson attack in Frome. Fire crews were sent to British Heart Foundation on Scott Road in the town at 5.35am on Saturday, April 1. The fire caused damage to the premises. Police say the CCTV image shows a man walking through the Westway Precinct, close to where British Heart Foundation is located. A spokeswoman for Avon and Somerset Constabulary said: "The attached still is of an unknown man…
  1. Lincolnshire mental health charities react to Prince Harry...

    Charities in Lincolnshire are welcoming Prince Harry's frank discussion about his mental health issues. The prince recently spoke about seeking counselling for grief over the death of his mother, Princess Diana. Mike Marty, the administrator of Shine mental health support network, said it was helpful for high-profile people to speak openly about it. READ MORE: Director of theatre group for mentally ill people recognised for work he does with award "Stigma unfortunately…
  2. Prostate cancer update: Drinking THIS can HALVE your risk

    Express-Health and Life 04.26 / 14:42 express.co.uk
    PROSTATE cancer risk could be reduced by over half by drinking your coffee at express speed as an Italian-style espresso, according to a new…
  3. Weight loss - Is THIS the secret ingredient behind the Duchess of Cambridge’s slim figure?

    Express-Diets 04.26 / 14:33 express.co.uk
    WEIGHT loss: The Duchess of Cambridge is rumoured to have used a specific superfood as part of her health and diet regimen which has seen her lose weight since her wedding in…
  4. THIS could increase YOUR heart attack risk - and it’s NOT blood pressure or cholesterol

    Daily Express - Health 04.26 / 14:00 www.express.co.uk
    HEART DISEASE - a condition which can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke - is usually linked to high blood pressure, high cholesterol or lack of exercise. But now experts believe it could be caused by tiny particles in air…
  5. Fishy smell may NOT be thrush: Common vaginal condition has similar symptoms

    Express-Health and Life 04.26 / 13:24 express.co.uk
    SYMPTOMS of thrush are extremely similar to that of bacterial vaginosis – here's how to diagnose the correct condition, the signs and s…
  6. Drinking this juice has been proven to boost your brain power

    Her.ie - Health 04.26 / 13:20 her.ie
    By Katie Mythen-Lynch When it comes to beverage choices, a fresh juice is smart shout no matter what, but adding one super vegetable to your blend could give your brain as well as your body a major boost. According to a new study by scientists at Wake Forest University, drinking beetroot juice before working out makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mimicking the workings of a younger brain. So how exactly does it work? Well; the purple stuff contains a …
  7. Depression cure? Breakthrough magnetic pulse treatment is alternative to DRUGS

    Daily Express - Health 04.26 / 11:55 www.express.co.uk
    A DEPRESSION treatment where the brain is stimulated by a deep magnetic pulse could be an alternative to taking…
  8. Type 2 diabetes: Central heating could TREAT symptoms and THIS is how

    Daily Express - Health 04.26 / 10:49 www.express.co.uk
    TYPE 2 DIABETES is a serious condition which often starts gradually. There is no cure for the condition, but symptoms can be managed with diet, lifestyle and medication - and now scientists have found central heating could also…
  1. POLL: Should Religious Education classes be compulsory?

    Express & Star -Education 04.26 / 15:20 expressandstar.com
    Parents' rights to withdraw their children from RE lessons are being exploited by some who do not want their children to learn about other faiths, particularly Islam, a senior Church of England official has…
  2. Formula One heads to Sprowston Community High School

    Edp24.co.uk -Education 04.26 / 14:52 www.edp24.co.uk
    It is one of the most expensive racing sports in the world, seeing drivers travel all over the globe to compete in 220mph speed…
  3. A third of teachers have suffered abuse from parents, study shows

    News.tes.co.uk -Education 04.26 / 14:17 news.tes.co.uk
    Primary teachers are most likely to experience negative behaviour from parents on school premises, research suggests Three in 10 teachers have suffered abuse from parents, new research reveals. However, it is the demands of the job – rather than the amount of abuse suffered – that dictates how stressed teachers are likely to be, according to the study. Jermaine Ravalier and Joe Walsh, academics from the psychology department at Bath Spa University, worked alongside unions ATL and Unison, …
  4. Formula One heads to Spowston Community High School

    Edp24.co.uk -Education 04.26 / 14:09 www.edp24.co.uk
    It is one of the most expensive racing sports in the world, seeing drivers travel all over the globe to compete in 220mph speed…
  5. Youth Arts Programme Summer School 2017

    Careersnews.ie - Education 04.26 / 11:18 careersnews.ie
    We are delighted to be teaming up with Techspace and Young Irish FilmmakersNYCI to bring you the NYCI [......] The post Youth Arts Programme Summer School 2017 appeared first on Careers and Education…
  6. Applied Science – Laboratory Techniques

    Careersnews.ie - Education 04.26 / 09:10 careersnews.ie
    Applied Science (Laboratory Techniques) www.loetb.ie This is a foundation course for students who wish to [......] The post Applied Science – Laboratory Techniques appeared first on Careers and Education…
  7. Meet Dutch Applied Universities in Cork and Dublin next month

    Careersnews.ie - Education 04.26 / 08:24 careersnews.ie
    Meet Dutch Applied Universities in Cork and Dublin next month Seven Dutch Universities of Applied Sciences are in Cork [......] The post Meet Dutch Applied Universities in Cork and Dublin next month appeared first on Careers and Education…
  8. South Norfolk students join ‘Project M’ science experiment

    Edp24.co.uk -Education 04.26 / 08:04 www.edp24.co.uk
    It is not every day the work pupils do in the classroom ends up helping professional scientists armed with a giant X-ray microscope the size of Wembley Stadium but that is exactly what sixth-from pupils in South Norfolk have been…
  1. What to Make: Oregano-Infused Potato Salad with Fennel and Leeks

    Image.ie - Food 04.26 / 14:05 image.ie
    Oregano-Infused Potato Salad with Fennel and Leeks Potatoes have had a bad rep over the years. Sure, they are a... The post What to Make: Oregano-Infused Potato Salad with Fennel and Leeks appeared first on Image…
  2. Nestlé to cut 298 jobs in Blue Riband move to Poland

    Nestlé UK plans to move its Blue Riband production to Poland, putting 298 jobs at risk, it revealed today (April …
  3. Poultry and egg producers seek planning permission

    Plans to build a 20,000-bird turkey farm and a separate application to boost barn egg production at a facility in northeast Wales are being considered by Wrexham Council today (April…
  4. Labour would let EU nationals stay in the UK

    A Labour government would guarantee the rights of all non-UK EU nationals currently living in the UK to stay after Brexit, the party’s shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer pledged today (April 2…
  5. Scottish seafood sector export plans

    The Scottish seafood sector is hoping to boost export sales at Seafood Expo Global, which starts today (April 25) in Brussels, following last year’s “record high” food and drink expor…
  6. Co-op's 'fakeaway' meal deal costs just £5

    Burton Mail - Food and Drink 04.25 / 22:01 burtonmail.co.uk
    Tightening the purse strings but needing a tasty treat at the same time? The Co-op has launched a new frozen 'fakeaway' meal deal - for just £5. Stores across the county will be offering the special deal for an effortless weekday tea for the entire family until May 9. The offer includes takeaway favourites, including a box of boneless southern fried chicken, a bag of skinny American fries, a bag of onion rings, a packet of mini corn on the cobs - and a tub of Dairy Milk…
  1. Design Commission for Mid Ulster District Council

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 04.26 / 14:59 visualartists.ie
    Application deadline: 5 May Mid Ulster District Council, in association with Craft NI, is seeking to identify a maker/organisation to design and produce awards for presentation by the Chairperson of Mid Ulster District Council at either level of reception hosted by the Council. The council is excited to work in partnership with Craft NI to commission 3 civic pieces for presentation by the Council as awards for (i) Civic Receptions; (ii) Civic Awards Evenings; and (iii) Chair and Deputy…
  2. Open Call For Ideas| Hack the Brain, Science Gallery Dublin

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 04.26 / 14:59 visualartists.ie
    Deadline: 8 May 2017, 5pm Hack the Brain Dublin is an immersive, creative hackathon weekend in Science Gallery Dublin which aims to get artists, designers, neuroscientists, experimental psychologists, developers and engineers working together in transdisciplinary teams to develop ideas into prototype artworks, objects, inventions or interfaces which use or harness brain signals and brain-computer interface (BCI) technology. Science Gallery Dublin invites you to submit your proposal for a…
  3. CE Scheme Placement | Front of House Coordinator at The National Sculpture Factory, Cork City

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 04.26 / 14:48 visualartists.ie
    Application deadline: 5 May, 5pm This position is only open to people who are eligible for Community Employment Scheme, i.e. over 25 years of age and in receipt of a Dept. of Social Protection payment for 12 months or more. Front of House Coordinator at The National Sculpture Factory, Cork City. Tasks: Answer all calls to the NSF and ensure they are forwarded to the relevant people. Take telephone messages for the staff. Perform general receptionist duties and type a variety of…
  4. Live Scores for Silent Films | A4 Sounds, Dublin 1

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 04.26 / 14:27 visualartists.ie
    Sunday 30 April 2017 | Doors 7pm | €10 Entry fee A4 Sounds Gallery, St Joseph’s Parade, Dublin 1 A4 Sounds’ Secret Sonic Cinémathèque: Bealtaine Edition. We’re back with another seasonal iteration of our live scores for silent films audiovisual spectacular. Following on from from our Samhain Special, this time we’ll being celebrating May Eve, marking the beginning of Summer and the halfway point between Spring Equinox and the Summer Solstice. Four musicians will once again explore the relat…
  5. MA Arts Management at Queen’s University Belfast

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 04.26 / 14:27 visualartists.ie
    This MA is suitable for a range of participants; early and mid-career arts managers, who wish to develop their practice and understanding of the background, theories and principles of arts and cultural management, will find this degree invaluable. While there is a focus on the publicly subsidised arts sector, the MA does serve as a strong and valuable route for graduates who are interested in creating their own cultural ventures for self-employment. The MA consists of the following four…
  6. CE Scheme Placement | Staff Artist at Signal Arts Centre, Bray

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 04.26 / 14:27 visualartists.ie
    Signal Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for the position of Staff Artist on a Department of Social Protection funded Community Employment Scheme. Canditates should: – be skilled in the area of visual art – have good communication skills – be prepared to work as part of a team Experience in workshop facilitation and/or experience working with children would be an advantage. If you are interested and would like to apply for this post, please contact your local Department of Socia…
  7. Seminar | A Walk in the May Dew, National Library of Ireland

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 04.26 / 14:27 visualartists.ie
    A Walk in the May Dew is a seminar exploring the customs, folklore and songs surrounding the Month of May in Ireland. The seminar is organised by folklore.ie and builds upon the hugely successful ‘Vizzards and Collicks’ seminar in October 2016 which was based around Hallowe’en folklore and customs in Ireland. For this event, Michael and some of our country’s leading practitioners and academics take us for a stroll across the May dew where they will examine the rich folklore associated with …
  8. Engage Art Studios Seeking Members for New Studios, Galway

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 04.26 / 13:54 visualartists.ie
    Application deadline: 5 May, 5pm Engage Art Studios is delighted to announce that they are expanding operations. Due to the overwhelming demand for studio space, Engage has decided to open additional space in a second location on Francis Street in Galway City Centre. This will open for new members to work and produce art from May. Engage Art Studios has occupied the top floor of the Old Pro-Cathedral building Since 2004. They are dedicated to providing work space for professional…
  1. Game of Thrones book 6: When is The Winds of Winter out? Release date, rumours and news

    Express.co.uk -Books 04.25 / 19:30 www.express.co.uk
    GAME of Thrones fans are impatiently waiting for news of the sixth instalment in George R R Martin’s Song of Fire and Ice series. Here is the latest news and rumours on the release of The Winds of W…
  1. Fact and figures – an alarming (lack of) information about homelessness decisions in England

    Hja.net - Law 04.26 / 11:59 hja.net
    On 5 April 2017 Cornerstone Barristers hosted the inaugural Bryan McGuire Memorial Lecture on homelessness. The lecture was delivered by His Honour Judge Jan Luba QC. The focus of the lecture was on methods of dispute resolution in disputes about Local Authorities' homelessness duties. At first glance this may seem a fairly dry topic, but HHJ Luba presented some startling statistics - or rather the apparent lack of statistics - about dispute resolution in homelessness today. The post Fact…
  2. National Stalking Awareness Week

    Hja.net - Law 04.26 / 11:27 hja.net
    This week (24-28 April 2017) is National Stalking Awareness Week which aims to highlight the problems victims of stalkers encounter. There have been a number of high profiles incidents involving stalkers of celebrities and other high profile individuals but the problem is not limited to that elite group. Anyone has the potential to be stalked and most victims will know their stalker with the most common stalkers being ex-partners of the victim. The Hollie Gazzard Trust has identified a…