Month: June 2013

Norwegian’s Dreamliner landed at Oslo Airport Gardermoen this morning

Norwegian’s first 787 Dreamliner touched down at Oslo Airport Gardermoen (OSL) on Sunday morning. See pictures from the landing and arrival here. “It’s fantastic that we have taken delivery of ourvery first Dreamliner and that it can finally enter into service,” said Norwegian’s CEO Bjørn Kjos. Director of Flight Operations Norwegian Long Haul, Torstein Hoås, and …

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Directory of Fellowships Helps Writers and Poets Find Financial Assistance

Promising poets and writers can browse through a continually updated directory of fellowships that offer financial assistance, career support, and/or monetary awards. The free resource, Fellowships for Writers and Poets , is researched and compiled by freelance writer Brian Scott, whose aim is to provide a credible resource of alternative opportunities to advance one’s career or at …

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Big Brother Zombie Creator Joins Death Walks

This week she has terrified Big Brother housemates with her zombie creations, now she is joining Romford based horror project Death Walks.   Aylesbury based Cat Forsyth, founder of Morgotha SFX was one of a string of talented make-up artists who this week headed to the Big Brother house as part of this weeks shopping …

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Norwegian has taken delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner

Today Norwegian took delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner. “This marks a major milestone in our company’s history and I am looking forward to welcoming our passengers on board this brand new aircraft. This is also an important step towards strengthening our position in the market to ensure competitiveness in the future,” Norwegian’s CEO Bjørn …

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It Pays To Give A Little “Feel God”

It Pays To Give A Little ‘Feel Good’ Save the date: Brits get set to Feel Good National Feel Good Day is launching on Friday 19th July across the UK, where the entire nation is being called upon to dedicate time to paying compliments to friends, family and strangers alike and to celebrate feeling good. …

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Healthspan Partner with Charity Fight for Sight

Healthspan, the UK’s number one direct supplier of vitamins and supplements has today announced its new charity partnership with Fight for Sight, the UK’s leading eye research charity. For every pack of OptiVision and Retinex sold*, Healthspan will donate 5p to support Fight for Sight’s work ** (Charity Number1111438). Healthspan’s Brand Manager Sophia Catton says:  “We …

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Men are not just found in the kitchen at parties

Tpoll, the online community specialist, runs its own national food & beverage panel and has been researching whether the old stereotype of kitchens being thought of as a woman’s domain still rings true in 2013. Initial feedback shows that the men are now gaining on women as the ‘perceived’ best cook in the kitchen with …

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Volkswagen wins 20 Lions at Cannes Creative Festival

 Wolfsburg, June 27, 2013:  The Volkswagen Brand scooped a total of 20 Lions at the International Festival of Creativity in Cannes, the world’s most renowned advertising festival. The 300 festival jury members voted Volkswagen among the best in the industry in seven categories. The printed advertisements of Volkswagen Genuine Parts from Brazil and the campaign …

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UK concentrates market led by Britvic Soft Drinks Ltd

In 2012, the UK concentrates market registered an off-trade value rise of 1%, taking sales to £662 million. This rise was largely due to consumers’ growing interest in lower-cost soft drinks alternatives for home consumption. With increasing pressures on personal finances, UK consumers continued to look for new ways in which to save money. One …

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Toxic waste seized at Co Armagh laundering plant

Over 14 tonnes of toxic waste has been removed from farm buildings after the discovery of a diesel laundering plant in Co Armagh last night (Thursday). Officers from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), assisted by the Police Service of Northern Ireland, dismantled the plant, which was capable of producing nearly five million litres of illicit …

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Capita announce details of their Transforming Rehabilitation – Integrated Offender Management Conference

Capita’s National Transforming Rehabilitation Conference looks at the Government’s response to the Transforming Rehabilitation consultation and its impact on the criminal justice sector.  The Ministry of Justice proposes redesigning approaches to offender management,increasing the involvement of the private and voluntary sectors in work towards reducing rates of re-offending. During this period of fundamental change, this event is perfectly timed to …

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Capita announce details of their Implementing the Pupil Premium Regional Conference – Bristol

Capita’s Implementing the Pupil Premium Regional Conference is perfectly timed toaddress the implementation challenges facing schools and local authorities as they decide how the pupil premium grant should best be spent. Ofsted’s recent report published in February 2013, The Pupil Premium: How schools are spending the funding successfully to maximise achievement indicated their concerns that schools are still struggling to evidence how the …

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Capita announce details of their National Serious Case Reviews Conference

Capita’s Serious Case Reviews Conference is designed to explore the elements contained in the recently released Working Together to Safeguard Children (2013) guidance, following on from the recommendations featured in the Munro Review.  This event will bring together serious case review professionals to explore aspects of successful learning models which follow a systems methodology approach in addition …

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office* 2013: Katie Piper confirmed for headline Keynote

Charity campaigner, TV presenter and bestselling author Katie Piper will host a headline Keynote at this year’s office* show, which returns to London’s Olympia on 8-9 October. As the UK’s leading annual event dedicated to meeting the business, training and networking needs of Britain’s PAs, office managers and executive support professionals, office*’s free Keynote programme is renowned …

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Create mythical creatures for Halloween Festival

Schools are invited to take part in the spectacular Whitefield Halloween Festival and show off their artistic talents. The festival, now in its third year, takes place on Sunday 27 October in Hamilton Road Park, Whitefield. One of the highlights will be a display of Mythical Creature Creations, made by young students at schools across …

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