Drinking Water Boil Notice Issue In County Limerick
Friday, 05 December 2008 - Limerick County Council, following consultation with the Health Service Executive, has this evening issued a boil water notice to 2,000 customers served by the Public Water Supply in Adare Town.
700 households are affected by the public water notice in areas including A(Added: Fri Dec 05 2008)
New Chairperson For Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board
Thursday, 04 December 2008 - The Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Brendan Smith TD and the Minister of State, Tony Killeen TD have confirmed the appointment of Mr Mark O’Connell as Chairperson of the Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board (ALAB).
Commenting on Mr O’Connell’s appointmen(Added: Thu Dec 04 2008)
Broadcaster takes UK government to court
Somerset broadcaster Ross Hemsworth is giving the whole second hour of his show this Friday to raising funds and donations form those who want to see this government taken to court for a breach of civil liberties.
The radio presenter who's show is syndicated all over the world, h(Added: Thu Dec 04 2008)
How to Conform to the Work at Height Regulations this Christmas
Since being launched in 2005 to provide ladder safety guidelines, The Working at Height Regulations have caused a lot of confusion, with employers baffled on how they should be applied or whether ladders are banned altogether. To clear the misunderstanding, storage and access equipment specialists A(Added: Thu Dec 04 2008)
Former United States Marine Starts Marine Corps 365 Blog
Former United States Marine, David Stam, has created the Marine Corps 365 blog to keep up on the news of what it’s like being a US Marine. To fulfill the mission, vision and goals for the continual success of the Marine Corps Objectives and Mission the http://marinecorps365.com reaches out to reader(Added: Thu Dec 04 2008)
Being "Perfect" just got easy
Perfect 10 Couture is a contemporary Fashion House that was established in 2008 by an aspiring designer name Tasha Royal
Tasha Royal, a native Houstonian, admired what Hollywood, New York and other major fashion cities had to offer, but she wanted to bring the World to the South.
Her v(Added: Wed Dec 03 2008)
Young People Of Clare Prepare To Speak With One Voice
Wednesday, 03 December 2008 - 13 secondary school students from across the County have been tasked with choosing five delegates to represent Clare in next February’s Dail na nÓg in Croke Park.
Dáil na nÓg means "youth parliament". The annual event allows children from 34 local authority areas aro(Added: Wed Dec 03 2008)
Drivers urged to play it safe over the hols
An anti-drink and drug driving campaign was launched on December 1st by the Met Police, warning people to take extra care with driving over the holiday period.
The Metâ€™s Traffic Unit, along with police officers throughout the capital, has increased measures to test people suspected of driving (Added: Wed Dec 03 2008)
Whiplash being tackled by ABI and government
A whiplash epidemic is sweeping the nation, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the government has issued proposals to help reduce the problem.
Research by the ABI has revealed that 1,200 people claim for whiplash every day following a collision and that figure has increase(Added: Wed Dec 03 2008)
North East of England ready for carbon budgets challenge
Region in a good position to understand how to build low carbon economy says North East Climate Change Partnership
The North East of England is in a strong position to respond to dramatic new targets to reduce the UK's greenhouse gas emissions by at least one-fifth from today's levels in just ove(Added: Wed Dec 03 2008)
Campaigners welcome new Forced Marriage legislation
The introduction of new legislation to protect victims of forced marriages has been welcomed by charities campaigning to eradicate the practice. Under the new laws individuals and the Police can apply for a Forced Marriage Protection Order which prevents families from seizing passports or intimidati(Added: Tue Dec 02 2008)
Christmas Bonus For Social Welfare Recipients
Monday, 01 December 2008 - Minister of State and Clare T.D., Tony Killeen has welcomed the commencement of Christmas welfare bonus payments to thousands of social welfare recipients across the County.
The Irish economy will get a EUR200m boost this week as an estimated 900,000 recipients and thei(Added: Mon Dec 01 2008)
Somerset journalist atempts to take UK government to court
PRESS RELEASE - Sunday Nov 30th 2008 1700 hrs.
A Somerset journalist has approached Human Rights law specialist Bindmans Legal in London, to take the current government to court for a breach of civil liberties.
Ross Hemsworth, Managing Director of Glastonbury Broadcasting Ltd, has asked Bindm(Added: Sun Nov 30 2008)
Kevin Bonavia responds to pre-budget report
Kevin Bonavia today responded to the Pre-Budget Report which the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, set out in a statement on the economy to the House of Commons.
Kevin said: "I welcome the Chancellor's decision today to reduce the taxes that affect us all the most. In particular, cut(Added: Fri Nov 28 2008)
Long-awaited Climate Change Bill now in force
North East Climate Change Partnership welcomes final approval of landmark legislation
Final approval has been given to legislation that commits Britain to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent by 2050, and ensure that the country is well-adapted and resilient to both current and future chan(Added: Thu Nov 27 2008)
2008 Single Payment Scheme Balancing Payments To Commence Next Monday
Wednesday, 26 November 2008 - Junior Agriculture Minister Tony Killeen has confirmed that the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food will commence issuing balancing payments to farmers under the 2008 Single Payment Scheme from Monday next, 1 December.
For the majority of applicants, these (Added: Wed Nov 26 2008)
Business Tycoon congratulates Her Majesty the Queen
Doha (November 26, 2008): Business Tycoon and renowned social activist, Dr. Naseer Shahir Homoud has congratulated Jordan’s Her Majesty the Queen Rania for her outstanding achievement being felicitated with YouTube’s first Visionary Award.
She got this honour for a daily v(Added: Wed Nov 26 2008)
A resounding thumbs-down for c-charge extension
Local residents and traders are calling on Londonâ€™s mayor, Boris Johnson, to scrap the western extension of the congestion charge zone, which has been described by one council in the area as â€śwest Londonâ€™s Berlin Wallâ€ť, separating businesses from their customers and residents from essential(Added: Wed Nov 26 2008)
Minister Killeen Announces Third Phase Of Bioenergy Scheme
Tuesday, 25 November 2008 - Mr Tony Killeen TD, Minister for Fisheries and Forestry, this week announced the commencement of the third phase of the Bioenergy Scheme.
The Scheme was launched on a pilot basis in 2007 to provide establishment grants to farmers to plant willow and miscanthus over t(Added: Tue Nov 25 2008)
FINAL SOLUTION TO POVERTY ON A MAYOR'S DESK
Canadian Author, Joanne Shaw, former antipoverty activist and lobbiest, has proposed a solution to homelessness to Canadian Prime Minister and some others. These are her original ideas. It would allow any Canadian, Resident of Canada or Visitor to Canada, if they found themselves without enough fo(Added: Tue Nov 25 2008)
TRADE UNION OFFERS TO PROTECT BNP MEMBERS
BNP membership list leak - Solidarity offers protection The autonomous Trade Union Solidarity is concerned by the hysteria stoked up by sections of the media over the leak of a BNP membership list.
Reports that such members were "living in fear" and that they "faced the sack from their jobs" amo(Added: Wed Nov 19 2008)