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The top UK dividend shares to buy now

first_img I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. We think that when a company’s CEO owns 12.1% of its stock, that’s usually a very good sign.But with this opportunity it could get even better.Still only 55 years old, he sees the chance for a new “Uber-style” technology.And this is not a tiny tech startup full of empty promises.This extraordinary company is already one of the largest in its industry.Last year, revenues hit a whopping £1.132 billion.The board recently announced a 10% dividend hike.And it has been a superb Motley Fool income pick for 9 years running!But even so, we believe there could still be huge upside ahead.Clearly, this company’s founder and CEO agrees. The top UK dividend shares to buy now The Motley Fool UK’s Top Income Stock… I’ve already examined some of my favourite dividend picks in the FTSE 100. And the top London index is usually my first port of call when I’m looking to top up my income portfolio. But I see many UK dividend shares spread across the whole of the stock market that I really would buy today.For long-term income, I think it’s hard to beat a good investment trust. I hold City of London Investment Trust, which I bought on a yield of 5.2%. With the shares having gained a little, that’s now down to 4.8%, but I think it’s still a great yield. City of London heads up the Association of Investment Companies’ list of dividend heroes, having lifted its dividend for 54 years in a row. Others on the list that I’d buy for long-term dividends include Murray Income Trust (47 years of rises, with a 3.8% yield), Merchants Trust (39 years, 5.2% yield) and Schroder Income Growth Fund (25 years, 4%).5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…I’ve always considered housebuilders among my favourite UK dividend shares. Investors will mainly think of the big FTSE 100 ones, like Taylor Wimpey and Persimmon. But I see some very attractive dividend yields from FTSE 250 builders. Dividends have been held back by the pandemic, but I expect them to recover. And prior to Covid-19, Redrow shares yielded 5.6% in 2019, Bellway paid 5.1%, and investors pocketed 4.9% from Countryside Properties. Housebuilders might go through some ups and downs, but I see long-term market demand delivering steady cash flow for shareholders.Cash from property rentalSpeaking of housebuilders, the buy-to-let business is a popular one. But it can be risky for small landlords, and plenty can go wrong. That’s why I’d look at Grainger, which bills itself as one of the UK’s largest professional landlords. With a big property portfolio and enjoying economies of scale, Grainger has been growing its dividend. The yield is only around 2% right now, but it’s grown at a compound annual rate of 5.4% for the past decade.Any list of my favourite UK dividend shares has to include the insurance sector. It’s another cyclical one, but insurance can be a top long-term generator of cash. And right now, I like the look of Direct Line, another FTSE 250 stock. Like the rest of the sector, Direct Line had to rein in its 2019 dividend. But we have already seen a return to progressive payments, with a yield of 6.9% paid for 2020.The best UK dividend shares?And while I’m thinking of the financial sector, what about The price comparison site has plenty of competition, and not many people have been using it to find the best holidays of late. And the share price has gone pretty much nowhere overall in the past five years (though in a rather volatile way). But the dividend has been growing steadily, and yielded 4.5% for 2020.So are these the best UK dividend shares out there right now? Well, dividends aren’t guaranteed (as we saw last year) and they might have to be reduced. But this is just a look at some potential dividend buys that I have on my shortlist, from some of my favourite sectors. I already own shares in a couple I’ve mentioned, and I’m very likely to add some of the others too. Enter Your Email Address Learn how you can grab this ‘Top Income Stock’ Report nowcenter_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Alan Oscroft | Thursday, 3rd June, 2021 Alan Oscroft owns shares of City of London Inv Trust and Persimmon. The Motley Fool UK has recommended and Redrow. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. See all posts by Alan Oscroft Image source: Getty Images. last_img read more

Brian O’Driscoll and Craig Gilroy big tackles against Wales

first_imgWednesday Feb 6, 2013 Brian O’Driscoll and Craig Gilroy big tackles against Wales Brian O’Driscoll is fast becoming the bookies favourite to captain the Lions on their tour to Australia following Ireland’s 30-22 victory over Wales on Saturday. Young winger Craig Gilroy, who also looks to be a star, could be joining him down under. There was somewhat of a subplot to the Ireland win as O’Driscoll put in yet another Man of the Match performance, impressing fans and experts alike, and raising serious suggestions that he may now be a real contender for the captaincy role on the British & Irish Lions tour of Australia.The 34-year-old set up a Simon Zebo try with a perfectly timed pass, and scored one of his own. He was typically bullish throughout, typified by the hit we see briefly below, where he took on big Ian Evans as Wales launched a full on assault on the tryline.Sam Warburton and Chris Robshaw are the other two players in contention for Lions skipper honours, but if fit and playing well, O’Driscoll’s experience would surely count in his favour. “The big thing is trying to be fit and getting as close to 100 per cent fit as you possibly can when you take to the pitch,” he said post match.“I felt good against Wales, my ankles both felt good, as did all the other bumps and bruises. If you can start games that way you have every chance of putting in a half decent performance.”Craig Gilroy, who has had a good start to Test rugby, made a great hit on Alex Cuthbert just a minute after O’Driscoll’s on Evans. Snubbing out the Wales overlap being the key element in it.“It was a very physical game, real Six Nations stuff which you expect when you come to Cardiff.“It was body-on-the-line stuff and there was a couple of times when guys made key decisions, stopping the ball when they had two or three men overlaps and that’s what you have to do to win tough games,” O’Driscoll added.Who would you pick as captain for the Lions this year?ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play , Six Nations 2013 Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

SEKI House / SAI Architectural Design Office

first_imgArchDaily Lead Architect: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyHouses•Toyono, Japan Year:  Area:  99 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Japan ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Save this picture!© Norihito Yamauchi+ 19Curated by Paula Pintos Share Satoshi Saito Designers: SAI Architectural Design Office Area Area of this architecture project SEKI House / SAI Architectural Design Office KOKAJI plant officecenter_img 2019 SEKI House / SAI Architectural Design OfficeSave this projectSaveSEKI House / SAI Architectural Design Office “COPY” Photographs Houses Projects CopyAbout this officeSAI Architectural Design OfficeOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOn FacebookToyonoJapanPublished on January 13, 2020Cite: “SEKI House / SAI Architectural Design Office” 12 Jan 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Design Team:Ippei YasueStructural Design:Ippei YasueEngineering:Ikesyo CorporationCity:ToyonoCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Norihito YamauchiRecommended ProductsWindowsStudcoSteel Window Reveal – EzyRevealWindowsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Unit-Glaze SystemDoorsLibartVertical Retracting Doors – Panora ViewWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeText description provided by the architects. It is a plan for a residential area in Toyono-cho, Osaka, built in Showa 42-54 (1967-1979). This Tokiwadai is aging due to the fact that there are many residents living about 40 years ago. However, as a commuter town, it is very popular because it has a green living environment, and recently, renewal including rebuilding is becoming active, and small-scale houses with stores are also increasing.Save this picture!© Norihito YamauchiSave this picture!First floor planSave this picture!© Norihito YamauchiThe site has roads from the north to the south, and you can see abundant mountain forests on the north side. it is a site where you can enjoy a rich environment. We planned to take in a pleasant breeze from the residential area to the forest. A space with a gap between the north and south was planned so that the rich mountain forest landscape could be returned to the residential area. In this gap space, two volumes are attached to create a river-like relationship that leads from the residential area to the forest in a slightly enclosed space.Save this picture!© Norihito YamauchiOn top of that, it was wrapped in a large roof that floated, making it a home where wind, light and people were invited from the forest to the residential area. A large joinery provided on the road side functions as a weir that connects nature (forest) and population (residential area). By leaving it open, various environments enter the building just as water flows in from the residential area, providing a place for active communication with the neighborhood. Children can run inside and outside, play in the pool or enjoy a barbecue on the large terrace.Save this picture!© Norihito YamauchiSave this picture!Section ASave this picture!© Norihito YamauchiIt is also served as a place for communication with friends and neighbors, and it can also be used as a store for galleries and cafes. On the other hand, if you close a large joinery, people will gather and relax and become a living room that can be used for anything for 24 hours a day. The interior of the two volumes is designed as a living space where the ceiling height is reduced to create a calm space, creating a gap between the forest and the soil, and a lively space can be expected from the calm space. The large roof with an approximately 9m span that wraps around this diverse space is supported by a total of 10 pillars, 5 on the east end and 5 on the west end, ensuring the freedom of space.Save this picture!© Norihito YamauchiThe center of the building is a rigid joint of wood using a home connector, combined with a wooden rigid frame that also bears horizontal force using hardware and plywood as a pillar. In addition, by connecting two volumes with three H steels, a frame was created that bears thrust and does not use tie bars. The structure of the frame and architecture is visible to the children, family and visitors as memories of their residence, and the 2F structures are all marked as arawashi. In the future, people’s lifestyles are changing even in this land with the potential for more active renewal housing. Save this picture!© Norihito YamauchiI think that it is not possible to support people’s activities only by living where they come home after work and become a base for resting with their families. In addition to creating a living space, there is a need for an architecture that can respond to the activities of people who show various expressions 24 hours a day, and can handle a variety of scenes. I hope this plan will be an architecture that shows the need for a house that can utilize various margins in various ways.Save this picture!© Norihito YamauchiProject gallerySee allShow lessRestaurant in Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum / KUME SEKKEI Co.Selected ProjectsHEYTEA Foshan Nanhai Vanke Store / UNI DESIGNSelected Projects Share Landscape: Photographs:  Norihito Yamauchi “COPY”last_img read more

Fiona Fullerton receives generous donation from the Hospital Saturday Fund

first_imgFiona Fullerton receives generous donation from the Hospital Saturday Fund AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Tagged with: Celebrity Funding END Advertisement Fiona became involved with the Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust in 2006 when she was invited to become a Patron. With brain tumours being the biggest cancer killer of people under 40 and the second most common childhood cancer after Leukaemia; Fiona felt passionately that more needs to be done in addressing the lack of awareness with regard to brain tumours in the UK. Since supporting the charity and its founders Neil and Angela Dickson, Fiona has become one of its most active Patrons making numerous personal appearances to help raise the profile of the charity. Howard Lake | 16 July 2008 | News Keith Bradley, Chief Executive of The Hospital Saturday Fund, told those at the presentation held at Guildhall, London ‘The aims and ideals of our founders and what happened in the early years has not been forgotten. Being a charitable organisation we are able to channel surplus money from the health plan back into the community by way of donations to medical charities, hospitals and hospices’. Actress and Writer Fiona Fullerton, best known for playing Alice in “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and the KGB spy, Pola Ivanova, in the 1985 Bond film “A View to Kill”, and now as a weekly property columnist for the Daily Telegraph, was presented a generous cheque for £5,000 by John Greenwood, Chairman of The Hospital Saturday Fund, for the charity, Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust, of which she is a Patron For all press enquiries please contact Siarah Khan at CCD PRTel: 020 7434 4100 or email: [email protected] The Hospital Saturday Fund has been in existence since 1873 and was formed to give working people an opportunity to contribute to the upkeep of their local hospitals on payday, which was Saturday, hence the name. Since the NHS came into being in 1948 the Fund grew into a health cash plan and now, under the name of HSF health plan, its contributors receive many health related benefit payments and grants towards the everyday costs of a visit to the dentist or optician as well as some of those associated with a hospital admission. If you would like more information about HSF health plan or the charity work of The Hospital Saturday Fund itself, call 020 7202 1304 or go to  55 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

UN meeting on safety of journalists

first_imgNews Statement of the meeting of the civil society delegates of the 3rd UN Inter-Agency meeting on the Safety of Journalists and the issue of Impunity. Organisation RSF_en Help by sharing this informationcenter_img We, the undersigned participants of the meeting of the civil society delegates of the 3rd UN Inter-Agency meeting on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity, that took place on the 4th November, 2014:• Reaffirm our support for the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity while recommending a stronger strategic focus on engaging all stakeholders at domestic levels to implement the plan, given the time passed since its launch; • In particular, welcome emphasis on the preventive and protective safety measures outlined in the Plan of Action but encourage more consistent and less disconnected actions at country level to guarantee such precautionary measures; • Believe that national mechanisms need to be further developed and strengthened to ensure a broad-based, comprehensive and inclusive approach, based on local ownership; • Recognize the need for political will and action by UN member states and other authorities to implement the Plan;• Appreciate the efforts to map and continue to identify good practices with the expectation that they can be shared among civil society and media and replicated where appropriate to inspire implementation of the Plan of Action. But we recommend more robust use and application of these practices at country level;• Agree to support implementation of the Plan of Action in mutual cooperation and partnership among international, regional and national stakeholders, while also monitoring and assessing the Plan’s impact. • We recognize that more needs to be done among international NGOs to ensure more efficient coordination at country level in order to support and facilitate the achievement of the targets set in the action plan; • Underscore the need to comply with the decisions of regional mechanisms to address impunity and ensure effective implementation of such structures where they exist; • While recalling obligations of the UN and its member states to prevent attacks and combat impunity globally, we recommend implementation of the Plan of Action in a comprehensive manner,• Note that increased awareness the UN Action Plan among UN institutions as well as member states and the media themselves is crucial to its successful implementation, and undertake to increase our own efforts to enhance awareness of the Plan among journalists,• Encourage regular and timely reviews of the progress of the UN Action Plan by all stakeholders.Signed by: ARTICLE 19Association of European JournalistsCentre for Freedom of the MediaCentre for Law and DemocracyCommittee to Protect Journalists Deutsche Welle Doha Centre for Media FreedomEuropean Federation of JournalistsFree Press UnlimitedInternational Federation of JournalistsInternational Media SupportInternational News Safety InstituteInternational Press InstituteInternational Women’s Media FoundationIREX EuropeIREXIrish Centre for Human RightsMedia Legal Defence InitiativeProgram on Independent Journalism, Open Society FoundationsPEN International Reporters Without BordersWorld Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA)World Press Freedom Committee November 4, 2014 – Updated on January 25, 2016 UN meeting on safety of journalistslast_img read more

New workers group to plot industrial action

first_img Google+ Previous articleOne Catholic school set to close in Derry CityNext articleDonegal VEC Chair welcome Coughlan’s appointment as Education Minister News Highland Google+ New workers group to plot industrial action WhatsApp Pinterest Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter Facebook Pinterestcenter_img News WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter By News Highland – March 24, 2010 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly The newly formed Donegal Public & Civil Service Workers Alliance holds a public meeting this evening to organise a campaign of action in the county.The Alliance hopes that a coordinating committee will be formed from tonight’s meeting to organise how the alliance develops.At a recent meeting of public sector unions in Letterkenny, it was noted that 40% of the workers in the town are employed in the public service.The unions argue that public sector wage cuts represent a loss of millions to the economy per annum in Donegal, and that’s hurting local businesses and threatening jobs in a county with an unemployment rate that is already twice the national average.Out of that meeting, it was decided to initiate a local campaign, and tonight’s public meeting in the Ramada Hotel is the next step in that process.The alliance says it’s anticipated that a committee will be put in place to coordinate the strategy, which will involve forming alliances with all groups and sectors in civil society which have an interest in securing a fair alternative to solving the economic crisis.last_img read more

A H Vishwanath Disqualified; Disqualification To Be Considered While Nominating Him As Minister : Karnataka High Court

first_imgNews UpdatesA H Vishwanath Disqualified; Disqualification To Be Considered While Nominating Him As Minister : Karnataka High Court Mustafa Plumber30 Nov 2020 4:04 AMShare This – xThe Karnataka High Court on Monday held a prima facie view that Member of Legislative Council A.H. Vishwanath, has incurred disqualification under Article 164 (1) (b) and Article 361 (B) of the Constitution of India, till the expiry of the term of the Legislative Council-May 2021, while two other nominees R. Shankar, and N. Nagaraj (MTB) have not. A division bench of…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Karnataka High Court on Monday held a prima facie view that Member of Legislative Council A.H. Vishwanath, has incurred disqualification under Article 164 (1) (b) and Article 361 (B) of the Constitution of India, till the expiry of the term of the Legislative Council-May 2021, while two other nominees R. Shankar, and N. Nagaraj (MTB) have not. A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice S Vishwajith Shetty while hearing on a batch of petition seeking to restrain the Chief Minister and Governor from affirming oath to them into the Council of Ministers said “It is not prima facie established that R Shankar and N Nagaraj have been disqualified under Article 164 (1) (b) and 361(B). We hold that A H Vishwanath, ex-facie attracts disqualification under Article 164 (1) (b) and Article 361 (B).” The bench said “Honourable Chief Minister, while making recommendation to Honourable Governor on nominating Ministers will have to take into consideration the issue of disqualification incurred by A H Vishwanath. Similarly, even if recommendation is made by Honourable CM, the Honorable Governor is bound to consider the aspect of disqualification incurred by A H Vishwanath.” Advocate Prashant Bhushan appearing for petitioner Harisha A.S had alleged that the three respondents are given a back door entry into the Legislative Council with the sole purpose of inducting them into the Council of Ministers even though Vishwanath and Nagaraj had lost in the byelections in their respective Assembly constituencies, after their disqualification. Moreover, Shankar did not contest the Assembly elections, the plea stated. The plea states that to become eligible to be appointed as a Minister, a disqualified member of the Assembly will have to get “re-elected” to the same House during the same period in which he was disqualified, by contesting in an election from the Assembly constituency. The three respondents were “not eligible” to be appointed as Ministers and in politically remunerative posts because of the prohibitions imposed in constitutional provisions and the observations of the apex court of November 13, 2019, which had upheld the order passed the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly in July last year disqualifying them from the Assembly, the plea stated. Advocate General Prabhuling K Navadgi and the respondents had opposed the petition on the grounds that they were filed prematurely. A H Vishwanath, R Shankar and Nagaraj were part of the 17 MLAs who resigned last year leading to the downfall of the JD(S)-Congress government led by H D Kumaraswamy.Shankar belonged to KPJP, Nagaraj to Congress and Vishwanath to JD(S). They were held to the disqualified under the anti-defection law by the Speaker last year and the Supreme Court upheld the disqualification.Vishwanath lost the bye-elections contested on BJP ticket.Click here to read/download the order Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

Young people take to streets for Ithaca’s Global Climate Strike

first_img Tagged: cornell, global climate strike, ithaca, ithaca college, protest, rally Protesters carried signs Friday that read, “There is no Planet B,” “I’m studying for a future that’s being destroyed” and “Our house is on fire.” Here are a few photos of Ithaca’s day of climate action, both on the Ithaca Commons and at Stewart Park. All photos by Managing Editor Kelsey O’Connor. Click any photo to see a larger version.  An estimated 1,200 people gathered by the Bernie Milton Pavilion on the Commons for Ithaca’s part in the Global Climate Strike. It was one of thousands of demonstrations across the country and globe Friday. Millions of people took to the streets to urge leaders around the world to step up and combat climate change. Kelsey O’Connor is the managing editor for the Ithaca Voice. Questions? Story tips? Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @bykelseyoconnor. More by Kelsey O’Connor ITHACA, N.Y. — Hundreds of young people in Ithaca took to the streets Friday to strike for the climate. “The climate crisis is an emergency – we want everyone to start acting like it,” the organizing page states. “We need everyone who can to band together to help push forward legislation that can work to improve the outlook — to slow our current warming, to ensure a sustainable future for my generation, for future generations. Showing up today is an important step but we must make sure to keep moving forward. Our time is running out,” Lux said. Speakers who addressed the large crowd Friday demanded a Green New Deal, respect of indigenous land, environmental justice, sustainable agriculture, and an immediate end to burning fossil fuels. Part of the mission of the Global Climate Strike is to draw attention to climate change as an emergency. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”33″ gal_title=”Global Climate Strike”] With the strikes, young people are putting pressure on world leaders to act. The demonstrations come a few days ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit, which will bring leaders from different sectors – politics, business, and others – to discuss concrete plans to address the global climate emergency. The rallying continued later at Stewart Park, with several speakers including students, scientists and activists. One speaker was Franny Lux, a student at  Lehman Alternative Community School. Kelsey O’Connor The Ithaca Commons was the meeting place for the many students that streamed down from Cornell University and Ithaca College, from Ithaca High School, LACS, and other local schools with handmade signs. They chanted for a Green New Deal and shouted in unison, “Fossil fuels have got to go.”last_img read more

Library renovations ongoing

first_img Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Skip Linda Faust, city administrative assistant, said the specifications were prepared by Polyengineering of Dothan.“The addition to the city’s public library will double the size of the original facility,” Faust said. “The addition will include the central area, large shelving area for books, board room, office, work area, kitchen, testing room and restrooms.” By Jaine Treadwell Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoarder Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Latest Stories The Tupper LIghtfoot Memorial Library in Brundidge is undergoing extensive renovations and work has reached the stage of accepting bids for interior furnishings. (Messenger Staff Photo/Thomas Graning)Bid requests for the furniture, fixtures and equipment for the addition to the Tupper Lightfoot Memorial Library in Brundidge have been posted and also provided to those who have requested the information.Bids are due by 2 p.m. April 12 at the office of the city manager at Brundidge City Hall and may be mailed or delivered in person. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Published 9:49 pm Tuesday, March 29, 2011 Print Article The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Faust said there is no target opening date for the library addition.“That will depend on the bids that the city receives,” she said. “Whoever gets the bid will install everything from A to Z. And, it’s ordinarily about six to eight weeks out.” Library renovations ongoing Book Nook to reopen The addition to the library was funded in part with a $123,600 USDA Rural Development grant and a $40,000 Alabama Public Library Service grant, which was used as the city’s match for the USDA grant with the city contributing $1,200 to project. You Might Like County faces ‘silent crises’ County engineer says lack of funding for roads and bridges is causing a ‘silent crisis’ in state. Pike County Engineer… read more Sponsored Content Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Weber State Hosts Northern Colorado Saturday

first_imgThe Bears also come in at 11-6 and 5-1 in league play. Written by Star guard, junior Jerrick Harding, scores 21.7 points per game for the Wildcats and shoots 86.4 percent at the foul line. January 18, 2019 /Sports News – Local Weber State Hosts Northern Colorado Saturday FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOGDEN, Utah-Saturday, Weber State men’s basketball hosts Northern Colorado as they continue their Big Sky Conference season. Brad James Weber State scores 82.6 points per game and surrenders 74.1 points per contest. Northern Colorado’s leading scorer is senior guard Jordan Davis (24.3 points per game). Tags: Big Sky/Jerrick Harding/Jordan Davis/Northern Colorado/Weber State Men’s Basketball The Wildcats are currently 11-6 and 5-1 in conference games. The Bears come in scoring 80.1 points per game and surrendering 72.8 points per contest.last_img read more