Month: May 2014

The Pride House programme released

The programme for EuroPrides main arena for debate, Pride House, is now online. The Pride House programme consists of 45 different debates, lectures and workshops. Pride House is normally a part of Oslo Pride, who is this year’s host of EuroPride. Pride House is held at the House of Literature in Oslo, Norway, but in …

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Malaysia steps up campaign to attract avid golfers

Malaysia steps up campaign to attract avid golfers For immediate release The Malaysia Golf Tourism Association (MGTA) has taken another major step in its five-year strategy to increase the number of visitors travelling to the country for the primary purpose of playing golf with the launch of its new Play Malaysia Golf logo and website. …

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Fitted kitchen supplier chooses Neopost electronic document management system

Neopost, European leader in mailroom equipment and logistics systems has supplied an IMW-20 document management system to Paula Rosa-Manhattan, a major manufacturer of fitted kitchens. The company wanted to move from paper based supplier invoices and statements to a paperless solution system for scanning, circulating, and archiving documents electronically”. Paula Rosa-Manhattan’s IT department looked at …

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Council Announces Date for Market Hall Reopening

Shoppers from across East Staffordshire and beyond will be able to get their first look at the newly refurbished Burton Market Hall when it officially opens to the public on Saturday 21st June. It has been just under over year since the Market Hall closed its doors in 2013 for a complete refurbishment that included …

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Award winning author to visit the borough

Critically acclaimed author Robert Williams will be visiting the recently refurbished Middleton Library on Saturday 21 June where he will be talking about his life and will be available for a book signing.   Appearing in the library from 2pm til 3.30pm, Robert will mainly be focusing on his latest novel ‘Into the Trees’, which …

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Rail investment is just the ticket for students

An unusual decision to install a train ticket machine more than a third of mile from the nearest station is proving a big hit with thousands of University of Birmingham students. More than 3,000 tickets have been issued since the machine was installed at the beginning of March on the University’s campus in Edgbaston. Train …

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Help shape the future of social care services

Bury residents are invited to help shape the future of council services at a ‘customer task force’ event held on Friday 6 June. The session is for people who live in the borough and either use, or care for someone who uses,social care services. This is your opportunity to find out what’s coming up, tell …

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Art exhibition pops up in the Mill Gate

Art created with the help of care home residents will be on display in Bury’s Mill Gate centre on Saturday 7 June. The Museum of Us is a pop-up exhibition and event, open (at 35 The Haymarket) from 10.30am to 3pm. The project is the brainchild of artist Helena Tomlin who has been working with …

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New Wheatsheaf entrance moves a step closer

Work to create a new entrance for the Wheatsheaf Shopping Centre is moving closer after Rochdale Council announced it has appointed building contractor Globe MSL to carry out the work. The new entrance on Baillie Street will have a glass frontage and inside the centre there will be an open atrium containing six new escalators …

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