Month: October 2013

New lactose-free supplement takes the nutrition industry by storm

A company providing lactose-free body building, sports and weightloss supplements has revolutionised the way 1000’s of people in the UK train. DA Fitness Nutrition (www.dafitness-nutrition.com) has developed a special range of supplements and shakes which are suitable for everyone including people with lactose intolerance. Daminda R Ralalage Bsc(Hons), NSCA-CPT of Director of research and developmentand …

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Help your favourite charity with a Christmas card

Staff at Bury Tourist Information Centre are getting in the festive mood and encouraging visitors to buy charity Christmas cards. As an outlet for the Cards for Good Causes campaign, the centre has cards on sale which will raise funds for 25 national and local charities. Angela Warrington from the TIC said: “Charity cards are …

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Library service ‘chipping’ in to help dogs

Micro-chipping for dogs will soon become compulsory, and Bury Library service is stepping in to help pet owners comply with the law. Working with the Dogs Trust, it has arranged a free micro-chipping session on Saturday 23 November (10am-1pm) at Topping Fold Community Centre and Library. The benefits of micro-chipping mean that all puppies are …

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Packed agenda at Radcliffe Township Forum

Radcliffe residents are invited to attend the next meeting of the local Township Forum on Thursday 7 November. A busy agenda includes the types of support available to carers, and a questionnaire asking for local views on a new drugs and alcohol strategy. There will be reports from the NHS on the Healthier Radcliffe Pilot, …

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FBCC welcomes a new corporate member STB Scandinavia

STB Scandinavia, a translation bureau based in Farnham, Surrey, offers translation, proofreading and desktop publishing services primarily to customers based in Finland and the other Nordic countries. We have operated for over 10 years and built a reputation as a provider of quality services. Our clientele ranges from multinational corporations to individual customers; the majority …

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Students warned after cigarettes seized in Cardiff

Students in Cardiff are being warned not to get involved in cigarette smuggling after parcels containing non-duty paid foreign brands were seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). In the last week, officers have seized 45 parcels of illegal cigarettes destined for student properties in the Cathays area of Cardiff.  The consignments of Chinese ‘illicit whites’ …

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Starbucks announce Q4 revenues reached $3.8 billion

Starbucks has announced fourth quarter revenues rose 13% year-on-year, to reach a total of $3.8 billion to the end of September. The US and China/Asia-Pacific regions posted especially strong revenue growth at 8% apiece, while the region including Europe, the Middle East and Africa saw sales rise by 2% from last year, the first increase …

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COSTA SERVES UP A DOUBLE-CAPPUSCREAMO AT HAUNTED STORE

COSTA SERVES UP A DOUBLE-CAPPUSCREAMO AT HAUNTED STORE Costa store in Worcester haunted by ghost of wife and child of Royalist traitor, William Guise William Guise hanged by Royalists a day after informing the Parliamentarians of plot to overthrow Cromwell The cries of a woman and child can be heard throughout the store A Costa coffee …

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Facebook mobile revenues rose more than 500% in the past year

Facebook has reported a 60% rise in revenue, to $2.02bn (£1.26bn), in the third quarter, generating total profits of $425m. The social networking site beat all expectations with the revelation that its mobile advertising, a revenue stream that barely existed a year ago, has seen massive growth. Facebook announced that mobile revenues have risen more …

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German tourism industry expecting to see further growth

The German tourism industry generated a total of €185 billion in net value added last years, of which €94 billion can be attributed to the tourism branch alone. Germany is the seventh most visited country in the world, with a total of 369.6 million overnights during 2010. This number includes 56.5 million nights by foreign …

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Chinese baby food market led by Mead Johnson

The Chinese baby food market has been estimated to witness robust sales growth over the next five years, due to continued urbanisation and double-digit birth rates in China. However, the birth rate in China is slowing down, in line with the world trend. Thus, a lower birth rate is the main reason for the predicted …

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Grow VC Group Makes Strategic Investment in Crowdbaron

Hong Kong, October 31, 2013 – Grow VC Group (http://www.growvc.com) announces it has made a strategic investment in Crowdbaron (http://www.crowdbaron.com), a crowd investing service specializing in global real estate. Crowdbaron continues its existing crowd investing operations, with plans in place to expand and grow the business. Crowdbaron today is Asia’s leading crowd investing service. It …

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StreetSmart back to a table near you

Since StreetSmart launched 16 years ago, over £6.3 million has been donated by restaurant diners to help address homelessness. The campaign has grown from just a handful of Soho restaurants taking part back in 1998 to over 550 participating in 22 cities throughout the UK, each adding an optional £1 donation to bills through November …

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