Month: November 2013

Geneva to host gathering of tanker trade executives

An exclusive meeting of top executives from the tanker sector will take place nextFriday, 6th December, in Geneva at the Tradewinds Charterers’ Forum.  The morning forum, to be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, will bring together key players from all sectors of the business to stimulate discussion and debate how to best achieve commercial …

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Be the difference in each other’s lives

Could you be the difference in a child’s life? Could they be the difference in yours? If you’re considering fostering or adoption, come to our open day on Monday, 2 December at Number One Riverside. For prospective adoptive parents the event takes place from 6.30pm – 8.30pm and for foster carers from 5.30pm – 7.30pm. …

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Good OFSTED Report for Milnrow Parish CE Primary School

Milnrow Parish CE Primary School has achieved an overall GOOD rating by OFSTED following its latest inspection. This is an improvement on the satisfactory rating it received in February 2012 just twenty months earlier. Headteacher Ms Lindsey Kirkham said: “We are very pleased with the rating OFSTED gave us. All staff in the school worked …

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The GPS150 DualNav™ positioning sensor

December 2013: Position is a navigation fundamental and we’ve all become increasingly reliant on GPS.  The new GPS150 DualNavTM positioning sensor from Digital Yacht combines a super accurate 50 channel GPS with GLONASS, the Russian funded satellite positioning system that is now on line and providing an excellent back up or alternative to GPS.  DualNavTM …

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Canadian computer market led by Apple with a 19% volume share

Retail volume sales in the Canadian computer market continued to increase through 2013, however, business sale volumes experienced a decline as companies looked to move towards portable devices. Desktops have declined in sales since laptops became much more affordable and a good alternative for users who have no need for a powerful desktop. Now that …

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Aylesbury dairy wins an Aylesbury Vale District Council design award

Aylesbury dairy has been chosen as one of the winners of an Aylesbury Vale District Council design award. It was one of three projects awarded a plaque for outstanding design and was chosen by a five-strong judging panel which included Aylesbury district councillors Sue Polhill and Carole Paternoster and Aylesbury Waterside Theatre architect Norman Bragg. …

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CHOO CHOO – ALL ABOARD THE PENDOLINO

The press release below was issued by BigJigs Toys and is reproduced with permission. Bigjigs Toys have been working in partnership with Virgin Trains to create a wooden version of the famous Virgin Pendolino.   Virgin Trains approached the wooden toy manufacturer back in January after the well- publicised story of Bigjigs Rail making an …

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Alcohol awareness – let’s talk

Bury Council and partners have been raising awareness of alcohol abuse and the dangers of drink driving. Road safety officers took the message to The Rock during national Alcohol Awareness Week, which this year carried the theme of ‘Let’s talk about drinking’. They used replica drinks, drink measures and ‘beer goggles’ to illustrate how alcohol …

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National Foods continues to dominate the Australian juice market

The Australian juice industry reached a total volume of 706 million litres in 2012, declining by 1% through the year. Prior to the global financial crisis, revenue for producers of fruit juice and other beverages was growing significantly. This performance was underpinned by soaring fruit prices being passed on to consumers, growing health consciousness and …

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