Julius Berger Nigeria Plc (JBERGE.ng) 2019 Annual Report

first_imgJulius Berger Nigeria Plc (JBERGE.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Engineering sector has released it’s 2019 annual report.For more information about Julius Berger Nigeria Plc (JBERGE.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Julius Berger Nigeria Plc (JBERGE.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Julius Berger Nigeria Plc (JBERGE.ng)  2019 annual report.Company ProfileJulius Berger Nigeria Plc is a civil engineering and construction company in Nigeria. The company is involved in the planning, design and construction of major civil engineering and civil works which encompasses office and functional buildings, residential houses, sports and recreational facilities as well as infrastructure such as roads, bridges, railway lines, airports, dams and water supply schemes. Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has business interests in the plants and factories, oil and gas, marine, ports and shipping and power sectors. The company’s pioneer project was the construction of the Eko Bridge in Lagos in 1964. The company’s head office is in Abuja, Nigeria. Julius Berger Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Cut Paw Paw / Austin Maynard Architects

first_img Houses Architects: Austin Maynard Architects Year Completion year of this architecture project Cut Paw Paw / Austin Maynard Architects “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/585768/cut-paw-paw-andrew-maynard-architects Clipboard Year:  ArchDaily Projects Cut Paw Paw / Austin Maynard ArchitectsSave this projectSaveCut Paw Paw / Austin Maynard Architects 2014 2014 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/585768/cut-paw-paw-andrew-maynard-architects Clipboard Save this picture!© Peter Bennetts+ 49 Share “COPY” Year:  Mark Projects, Marcus Hamilton photographs:  Peter Bennetts, Tess KellyPhotographs:  Peter Bennetts , Tess Kelly Builder: CopyHouses, Renovation, Extension•Seddon, Australia Photographs Engineer:Maurice Farrugia and AssociatesDirectors:Mark Austin, Andrew MaynardDesign Architect:Andrew MaynardProject Architect:Mark AustinCity:SeddonCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Peter BennettsText description provided by the architects. What?Cut Paw Paw is a renovation and extension to a double fronted weatherboard home in Seddon, Victoria, Australia.Save this picture!© Peter BennettsName?Cut Paw Paw is the name of the parish in which the house presides, and a name that theowners liked very much. It’s a weird name, hence we like it too.Save this picture!© Peter BennettsWhy?Construction sites are fascinating and often very beautiful. When wandering the street and stumbling upon an anonymous house in construction we all get excited by the possibilities. We all imagine what the finished building could be like. The site holds so much promise when there is nothing more than a timber or steel frame. It is a jungle gym, a relic, and a skeleton full of play and imagination. Often it is when a building is at its most beautiful.Save this picture!© Peter BennettsAll too soon the excitement, the imagination and the potential comes crashing down as the reality of the finished building becomes apparent. When the anonymous house is roofed, clad and finished it is often a disappointment as the banality of the McMansion emerges. The beautiful skeleton that held such potential and required such imagination has been buried beneath the ordinary, the obvious and the banal. The home will not again be interesting until it eventually begins to crumble and decay.Save this picture!Floor PlanCut Paw Paw is a structure that is deliberately incomplete. Derek and Michelle, the owners, asked that the house be “ridiculously inside-out”. To accomplish this we not only employed tested and successful ideas such as sliding walls, bifold doors and decks, we also left the building incomplete. The central space, between the dining area and the studio, is an unclad frame within and surrounded by garden. It is both inside and outside. It is both a new building and an old ruin. It is both garden and home.Save this picture!© Peter BennettsSustainable?Like all of our building, sustainability is at the core of Cut Paw Paw. Rather than simply extruding the existing structure we have run the new form along the southern boundary so that it is soaked in sunlight. The openings and windows have been designed to optimise passive solar gain, thereby drastically reducing demands on mechanical heating and cooling. All windows are double glazed. White roofs drastically reduce urban heat sink and demands on air conditioning. We have a pond on the face of the larges north facing opening. While providing a home for fish and plants, the pond also serve as a mechanism to passively cool the house through natural evaporative cooling. Water tanks and solar panels have their place as they do on all of our projects. High performance insulation is everywhere, even in the walls of the original house.Save this picture!DiagramProject gallerySee allShow lessArquine Presents: MEXTROPOLI 2015EventVideos: Bjarke Ingels on His Europa City Project for ParisArchitecture News Share Australia CopyAbout this officeAustin Maynard ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationExtensionSeddonRefurbishmentRenovationHousesWoodAustraliaPublished on January 12, 2015Cite: “Cut Paw Paw / Austin Maynard Architects” 12 Jan 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Daily Telegraph small business awards

The Daily Telegraph is offering £20,000 in prizes to Britain’s best small businesses. There doesn’t seem to be anything excluding charities in the rules: it is open “to any businesses in the UK which employ less [sic] than 250 people.”Three awards are on offer – best new business, best growth through technology, and best Web site. The closing date for entries is 31 January 2001.Find out more from the Daily Telegraph. Advertisement Daily Telegraph small business awards AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  21 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 5 January 2001 | News 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. read more

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Microsoft’s CRM solution for charities

first_img IT services group Touchstone is holding a briefing on how Microsoft’s customer relationship management (CRM) solution and Great Plains package will affect the UK charity sector.The Microsoft Solution for Charities will be held on 9 June 2004 at Microsoft House, London W1. Contact Amanda Burgess at Touchstone for details. Tagged with: Individual giving Technology Microsoft’s CRM solution for charities Howard Lake | 6 June 2004 | News  33 total views,  1 views today  34 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Advertisement 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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BBC Children in Need to match Stormzy’s £10m pledge to benefit young Black lives

first_imgBBC Children in Need to match Stormzy’s £10m pledge to benefit young Black lives Howard Lake | 13 July 2020 | News BBC Children in Need will match the £10m donation pledge over 10 years made by Stormzy to help tackle racial inequality in the UK. In partnership with BBC Radio 1Xtra the charity will create a new funding programme “to support young Black talent to achieve their full potential”.The fund will develop a plan of action that will support individuals, organisations and groups in all areas of the UK and fund a range of activities that will enhance young Black lives. This programme, says the charity, will be developed in partnership with young people themselves. They will be “involved throughout the design and delivery process”. This will include:naming the new programmereviewing grant applicationsand advising on the allocation of funding.The grantmaking committee will be facilitated by BBC Children in Need, which will include young people and volunteers with direct experience of the Black British experience.Details of how and when to apply will be announced soon. Kenny Imafidon, a trustee of BBC Children in Need, said: “The anti-racism movement in the UK has truly gathered momentum to bring about sustainable and long-lasting change. Many people, groups, businesses, and brands have had to reflect, look inwards and ask themselves “what can I, or we do to change things and make a difference?”“I can speak for the entire Board of Trustees and all the staff at BBC Children in Need when I say, we were really inspired by Stormzy’s pledge. I am excited about this new fund and I truly believe that this is the beginning of greater things to come, as we continue on our mission to support children and young people most in need.”Lorna Clarke, Controller of BBC Popular Music, added: “We are committed to telling authentic stories of young “hard to ignore” lives across the country, on 1Xtra, and across the BBC’s Pop music stations.”  450 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis25 #FindStormzyThe significance of Stormzy’s pledged donation resulted in fundraising consultant and co-founder of the #CharitySoWhite campaign Martha Awojobi launching a public campaign to invite him to speak at the first ever BAME Fundraising Conference that she is curating with Fundraising Everywhere.She said that Stormzy “is one of the most exciting Black Philanthropists in the UK and we MUST hear what he has to say”.Despite extensive coverage of her request Stormzy declined the invitation. BBC Radio 1Xtra will be supporting the project by helping to develop opportunities to tell the stories of the communities and individuals involved.  BBC Pop music stations will also be looking for opportunities to celebrate the huge amount of talent coming through. Stormzy welcomes matched funding from BBC Children in Need. Image: BBC Children in Need £10m from StormzyThe UK grime star had announced last month that he and his company #Merky would donate £10m over 10 years to “Organisations, charities and movements that are committed to fighting racial inequality, justice reform and black empowerment within the UK.”SEE ALSO: Stormzy launches Cambridge scholarship for black students (16 August 2018, BBC) SEE ALSO: Stormzy to help young authors get published with Penguin (5 July 2018, BBC) Young entrepreneurs, leadership development and access to learningThe fund will include help to: Advertisement BBC Children in NeedBBC Children in Need currently funds over 3,000 charities and projects across the UK supporting disadvantaged children and young people in the UK from a wide range of backgrounds. Although this includes a number of projects which focus on addressing the specific challenges faced by young Black people, this new fund and programme “represents a significant further commitment from the charity to tackle these issues, remove barriers and create opportunities”, according to the charity.center_img support young social entrepreneurs in making a difference in their local communitiesdevelop young leaders and youth leadershipenable access to education and learningand to develop young people’s skills and confidence for work.Stormzy welcomed the BBC’s matched giving pledge. He said:“Further to making my pledge last month, I’m happy to hear that the BBC have also taken up my plea for others to pledge. I’m also pleased to know of their commitment to allow young black people to decide where the money will be spent and I believe this decision is an imperative factor in supporting and strengthening the young black community. We continue to urge others to join us in pledging.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis25 The BAME Fundraising Conference has also received a booking from the British Red Cross for every single member of staff! This is almost certainly unprecedented from such a large charity. He added: “The uncomfortable truth that our country continuously fails to recognise and admit, is that black people in the UK have been at a constant disadvantage in every aspect of life – simply due to the colour of our skin.…Black people have been playing on an uneven field for far too long and this pledge is a continuation in the fight to finally try and even it.”One key element of Stormzy’s announcement was his appeal for others to contribute or match his gift.  449 total views,  1 views today Tagged with: #CharitySoWhite BBC Children in Need Celebrity Funding Major gift match funding Reactions to Stormzy’s success at securing matched funding Main image: Stormzy (photo by Henry J Kamara) BBC Radio’s involvement 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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Pasadena Board of Education Wants to Hire 32 Teachers Quickly

first_imgEducation Pasadena Board of Education Wants to Hire 32 Teachers Quickly Published on Monday, June 27, 2016 | 3:55 pm 2 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Make a comment Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. More Cool Stuff Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Top of the News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy center_img The Pasadena Unified School District is seeking authority from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) to hire up to 32 qualified teacher on emergency permits for CLAD (Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development), Library Media Teacher Services, Clinical or Rehabilitative Services and limited assignment teachers at its different schools in the Pasadena area.PUSD’s Board of Education is expected to adopt Thursday, June 30, a Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators, which when approved will be submitted to the CCTC for action. The CCTC is the approving authority which decides when PUSD can start hiring the emergency permit teachers.Once adopted by the Board of Education, the Declaration will remain in force until June 30, 2017. California Code of Regulations Section 80026 required that the annual declaration be adopted by the governing board at a regularly scheduled public meeting of the board.The declaration is based on last year’s actual needs and projected student enrolment and staffing allocations for the 2016-2017 school year.According to a PUSD breakdown, 10 teachers will be needed for CLAD/English Learner Authorization, 10 for Bilingual Authorization, five Resource Specialists and seven teacher-librarians for the school year.PUSD will also need authority from the CCTC for 25 Limited Assignment Permit teachers – five for multiple subjects, 10 for single subjects and 10 for special education subjects, according to Thursday’s meeting agenda for the Board of Education.The Board will also act Thursday on several contracts for facilities improvement, consultant contracts and purchase orders, and discuss and approve the 2018-2019 school calendar.PUSD’s Board of Education meets at the Ebie J. Hickambottom Board Room, 351 South Hudson Avenue in Pasadena. Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday First Heatwave Expected Next Week HerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyDo You Feel Like Hollywood Celebrities All Look A Bit Similar?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribe Business News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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No COVID-19 Deaths Seen in Pasadena for 8th Straight Day

first_img Subscribe Community News No COVID-19 Deaths Seen in Pasadena for 8th Straight Day Push to vaccinate Pasadenans continues By BRIAN DAY Published on Thursday, April 1, 2021 | 4:41 pm <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>?</span>Pasadena reported no COVID-19 deaths for an eighth straight day Thursday as officials continued their efforts to get vaccine injections into as many arms as possible.With five new infections detected, new cases of the virus had not exceeded single digits for seven days, according to city data. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Make a comment Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. 19 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena’s overall tallies stood at 11,144 known infections and 335 fatalities.Nearly 1,000 people were vaccinated during a clinic held at Pasadena City College, city spokeswoman Lisa Derderian said.Due to limited supply, most of the vaccinations this week and next are second doses, she said.City officials announced earlier this week that more than 51% of city residents over 16 had received at least one dose, while over 30% were fully vaccinated. The vaccines are currently only approved for patients over 16 years of age.Eligibility for vaccination was expanded to residents over 50 years old on Monday. Community Newscenter_img CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Top of the News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Those unable to get a vaccine through their healthcare provider or local pharmacy were invited to fill out an online inquiry form to be notified when vaccine is available through the Pasadena Public Health Department. The form can be found at cityofpasadena.net/public-health/covid-19-vaccine/#covid-19-vaccine-inquiry.In the week leading up to Wednesday, Pasadena reported an average of 4.4 new COVID-19 infections daily, records show.Huntington Hospital reported treating 18 COVID-19 patients, with a single patient being housed in an intensive care unit.The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced 757 new infections and 53 deaths, raising the county’s totals to 1,220,246 cases of the virus and 23,189 fatalities.Just 650 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized in the county on Wednesday, officials said. A quarter of those people were in intensive care units.With Easter fast approaching, L.A. County Director of Public Health once again implored caution on the part of the public to avoid a viral surge.“Highly contagious variants are spreading throughout the country, and we continue to have concerns about the increased risk of transmission during spring break and holiday travel and parties,” she said in a written statement.“Not only are people from different places gathering in large numbers in airports, but also at social gatherings when they are at their destination. These scenarios present the perfect opportunity for the COVID-19 virus to find new hosts and spread,” according to Ferrer.“During this critical time in our recovery journey, we have to avoid taking part in activities that are risky and must continue to protect each other by following the safety measures,” she added.State officials reported 2,234 new infections and 154 deaths on Wednesday, bringing the statewide totals to 3,570,660 infections and 58,090 fatalities.The statewide average positivity rate over the prior week crept up to 1.9%. It had been recorded at 1.6% earlier in the week.As of Thursday, L.A. County accounted for 34% of California’s COVID-19 cases and 40% of the state’s deaths.Related:Pasadena COVID Vaccinations Expand To Those 50 and Over STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News HerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRed Meat Is Dangerous And Here Is The ProofHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyGet Rid Of Unwanted Body Fat By Eating The Right FoodsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWeird Types Of Massage Not Everyone Dares To TryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Tips To Rejuvenate Winter Dry, Chapped LipsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeauty Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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Serious Inadequacies in Wheelchair Provision and Maintenance in Ireland – UL…

first_imgNewsSerious Inadequacies in Wheelchair Provision and Maintenance in Ireland – UL StudyBy Staff Reporter – February 19, 2014 814 Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Previous articleHarty Cup Final Preview with Paddy PowerNext articleHunt museum houses fine art rare collections and the High Court Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick Advertisement Linkedin #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launchcenter_img Limerick Post Show | Careers & Health Sciences Event for TY Students Email Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Lack of Wheelchair provisions in Ireland says UL study.A study on wheelchair provision, undertaken by the University of Limerick, has highlighted a worrying lack of any national policies or guidelines in support of the 40,000 people who use wheelchairs and seating assistive technology in Ireland.This HRB-funded study in partnership with SeatTech, Enable Ireland as the host organisation and the University of Limerick, has worked with key stakeholders to identify system improvements and to develop a strategy for more efficient provision of wheelchair services.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The research, led by UL’s Dr Rosie Gowran, involved qualitative interviews with key stakeholders including service users, service providers, healthcare professionals, clinical engineers, administrators, suppliers, manufacturers, regulators and policy makers. Participants engaged in a series of workshops, which identified major bottlenecks in unregulated wheelchair provision processes in Ireland and which ultimately led to a proposed strategy document for more sustainable wheelchair and seating provision and a model to review and develop policy relating to wheelchair and seating provision nationally.Major issues includedThe length of waiting times throughout the wheelchair provision process which has significant impact on growing children, and people with progressive conditions.The funding for wheelchair provision is sanctioned by the Health Service Executive, depending on the part of country in which a person lives and how this is prioritised.Follow up & management services to review changing needs are ad hocBreakdown / Repair and Emergency Services can be ad hoc and inadequateRefurbishment, Reissue, Recycling Services are being developed, yet are not appropriately regulatedCommon Language needs to be used to develop sufficient and efficient communication systemsEducation and training for all citizens at a national and local level need to be developed, with particular those involved in healthcare services.Research & development of service and technology advancementIdentifying who takes responsibility for Wheelchair Provision as this is currently unregulated.Dr Gowran states: “The focus this research was wheelchair and seating provision in the Republic of Ireland, which has developed and grown rapidly over the past twenty years, seeing an increase in localised, more accessible specialist services and the availability of advanced technology. However, even with these positive developments, current wheelchair provision, as with many other countries, lacked uniformity and could not be regarded as sustainable. A wheelchair becomes a person’s legs, it becomes part of their skin, and it is a person’s freedom. A wheelchair, if you need one, is essential for survival and it should be seen as a priority.As one participant said when the wheelchair breaks down it is like cutting their two legs off. The current system or lack thereof in Ireland needs to be addressed urgently by Government. Many, Irish children are currently sitting in wheelchairs that are too small for them, being squashed in a wheelchair could have major consequences on their development, not only impacting their limbs but also leaving them at risk of chest infections and pressures ulcers.”“This research has highlighted that the importance of wheelchair provision is misunderstood and there are four key processes which need to be addressed nationally, these include access to services, assessment and delivery, tracking, tracing and taking care of equipment and education and research. I call on the Irish Government to bring these issues onto the programme for government and sanction a national review of wheelchair services as a matter public priority, equating the importance of appropriate and regulated provision to the prescription of pharmaceutical drugs. As one research participant told me, you wouldn’t let someone do heart surgery on you if they hadn’t been to college, why should I let someone fix my wheelchair if they don’t know what they are doing? While the impact of inadequate and unregulated infrastructure may not be immediately apparent, the side effects may have long-term and or lethal consequences. This is a human rights issue“, said Dr Gowran. TAGSDr Rosie GowranHRBMusic LimerickStudyULWheelchair provision Printlast_img read more

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Memorial for Limerick’s Spanish Civil War participants to be unveiled

first_imgNewsLocal NewsMemorial for Limerick’s Spanish Civil War participants to be unveiledBy Alan Jacques – September 12, 2014 1415 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Advertisement Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Facebook Twitter Email Linkedin A MEMORIAL to six Limerick men who fought on the Republican side during the Spanish Civil War will be officially unveiled in the grounds of Limerick City Hall this Sunday.The Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council, Cllr Kevin Sheahan will be joined at the ceremony by 40 members of the International Brigades Memorial Trust and the men’s relatives who are travelling from all over Ireland, UK, USA, Canada and Australia.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Commissioned by the Limerick international Brigade Memorial Trust, the sandstone sculpted memorial has been created by local artist Simon Donnelly. It features the names of Gerard Doyle, Joe Ryan, Emmett Ryan, Paddy Brady (all Limerick City), Frank Ryan (Knockainy) and Jim Woulfe (Athea) who joined the International Brigade in its fight with the Republican side against Franco’s Nationalist Army during the 1936-39 conflict.Jim Woulfe was killed fighting with the Canadian MacKenzie Papineau battalion of the XV International Brigade during the Battle of Belchite in early September 1937. He is commemorated in a memorial in Ottowa in Canada. Emmet Ryan from Catherine Street died during the Battle of the Ebro River in July 1938 as Republican forces attempted to seize the small but strategically important town of Gandesa.Of the four Civil War survivors, Joe Ryan joined the British Navy in World War Two and was killed when the HMS Dunvegan Castle was sunk by a U Boat off the northwest coast of Ireland in 1940. Frank Ryan died of natural causes in Dresden, Germany in June 1944. His remains were repatriated and interred at Glasnevin Cemetery more than three decades later. Gerard Doyle, then 63, died in Cornwall in March 1970, shortly after the death of fellow Civil War veteran Paddy Brady.Charlotte Ryan Wetton, Frank Ryan’s grandniece, will officially unveil the memorial which forms part of a weekend programme of events organised as part of Limerick City of Culture 2014. Sarah Bennett, sister of Joe Ryan and the only surviving sibling of the men will lay a wreath in their memory.The weekend will also see the launch of ‘From the Shannon to the Ebro’, an anthology featuring essays documenting Limerick’s links with the fight against fascism during the 1930s.Cllr Kevin Sheahan, Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council commented, “The men who fought with the International Brigade are commemorated around the world and it is fitting that those six ordinary Limerick men who found themselves in extraordinary circumstances will now be remembered in their native place.  It should also be said that a number of Limerick men who travelled to Spain in support of Franco subsequently fought Fascism during the Second World War and they are also remembered on this occasion.”“This memorial project is based on a voluntary effort by a committed group of people and Limerick City and County Council is happy to support them in their effort to commemorate the part played by Limerick men in momentous world events,” he added.Ger McCloskey, spokesperson for the Limerick International Brigades Memorial Trust said, “Like all Civil Wars, the Spanish Civil War was a bitter conflict that pitched neighbour against neighbours and led to decades of division in Spanish society. The huge influx of foreign fighters, particularly to the Republican side, was also representative of growing international concern in relation to the rise of fascism throughout Europe.”“We are grateful to Limerick City and County Council for supporting our bid to remember those Limerick men who fought with the democratically elected Spanish Government against fascism. By being provided with a site within the grounds of Limerick City Hall and through the financial support of Limerick City of Culture, we are delighted to be able to deliver a permanent public memorial to the six Limerick born brigadistas, whose efforts have previously gone largely unrecognised,” concluded Mr McCloskey. Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live center_img Previous articleStreet Party life at Roches Street FestivalNext articleAutistic students put at risk Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie WhatsApp Print Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” TAGSlimerickLimerick international Brigade Memorial Trust RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img read more

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The Latest: China OKs 2 more virus vaccines for wider use

first_img WhatsApp Pinterest Local NewsBusinessUS News By Digital AIM Web Support – February 25, 2021 Twitter Twitter TAGS  Pinterest Facebook Facebook The Latest: China OKs 2 more virus vaccines for wider use WhatsApp Previous articleGlobal Medical Tourism Market Potential 2021: 3 Report Bundle – Turning Medical Tourism Back On – ResearchAndMarkets.comNext articleCasey’s and Feeding America® Join Forces to Help Fight Hunger Across the Heartland Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

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