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TfL to shut 40 Tube stations as Londoners told ‘don’t travel’

TfL to shut 40 Tube stations as Londoners told ‘don’t travel’

first_imgLondon faces coronavirus lockdown TfL to shut 40 Tube stations as Londoners told ‘don’t travel’ over coronavirus The lockdown, which could include restrictions around travelling in and out of the capital, could arrive as soon as this weekend. “Londoners should be avoiding social interaction unless absolutely necessary, and that means they should be avoiding using the transport network unless absolutely necessary,” Khan said. Thursday 19 March 2020 7:05 am There will also be no Night Tube service for the foreseeable future, while bus services will also be reduced. Transport for London (TfL) announced the partial shutdown of the Tube late last night, warning passengers it will come into effect from this morning. Commuters wear masks as a precaution whilst travelling on a London Underground train amid the coronavirus outbreak TfL shuts 40 Tube stations as Londoners told ‘don’t travel’ over coronavirus (AFP via Getty Images) Also Read: TfL to shut 40 Tube stations as Londoners told ‘don’t travel’ over coronavirus Johnson said earlier this week: “It’s important that Londoners now pay special attention to what we’re saying about non-essential contact and to take particularly seriously the advice about working from home and avoiding confined spaces such as pubs and restaurants.” Tags: Coronavirus “London will get through these extraordinarily challenging times, and ensuring the capital’s critical workers can move around the city will be crucial. Show Comments ▼ whatsapp More From Our Partners Florida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.org Joe Curtis Mayor tells Londoners not to use Tube Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, who only last week had warned closing the Tube could make coronavirus worse, urged people not to use the Underground. Multiple sources have said Londoners could see all stores but food shops and pharmacies close in the capital. That would mirror measures taken in Italy and other European capitals to curb the outbreak. Which Tube services will close?center_img The Prime Minister hopes the restrictions on public transport will help reduce social contact, which experts say is key to protecting people. As many as 40 Tube stations are set to close today as London attempts to curb the spread of coronavirus across the capital. From Friday TfL will close the Waterloo & City line. And Night Tubes and east London’s Night Overground will no longer run on Fridays and Saturdays. From next week, London Overground, TfL Rail, Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and London Trams will close. “We owe it to them to do whatever we can to help them do their jobs effectively.” TfL shuts 40 Tube stations as Londoners told ‘don’t travel’ over coronavirus (AFP via Getty Images) Also Read: TfL to shut 40 Tube stations as Londoners told ‘don’t travel’ over coronavirus TfL has warned it will take a £500m hit from the fall in passenger numbers due to coronavirus measures. Late Tube and Overground trains will continue to run but on a much reduced service. It follows multiple government sources telling media including City A.M. that London faces a lockdown as Prime Minister Boris Johnson attempts to curb the spread of coronavirus. whatsapp As a result TfL has urged people not to use public transport for anything other than essential journeys. TfL shuts 40 Tube stations as Londoners told ‘don’t travel’ over coronavirus (AFP via Getty Images) Earlier this week Johnson urged people to avoid pubs, clubs and restaurants in a sign the UK was ratcheting up its response to coronavirus. “Up to 40 London Underground stations that do not interchange with other lines will be closed until further notice,” TfL said. “Anyone who needs to make essential journeys should check www.tfl.gov.uk for live travel updates before they travel.” Share And London now counts 953 cases, while the south east has 285. A total of 34 people have died from coronavirus in the capital. Coronavirus cases have risen sharply in the capital in recent days. Yesterday more than 600 new Covid-19 infections were diagnosed in the UK, bringing the total to 2,626. London coronavirus deaths mountlast_img read more

Portlaoise AFC struck by vandalism yet again as fire brigade attends ‘infuriating’ attacks

Portlaoise AFC struck by vandalism yet again as fire brigade attends ‘infuriating’ attacks

first_img Portlaoise AFC struck by vandalism yet again as fire brigade attends ‘infuriating’ attacks Facebook Home News Crime Portlaoise AFC struck by vandalism yet again as fire brigade attends ‘infuriating’… NewsCrime Charlie Flanagan on Electric Picnic: ‘I’d ask organisers to consult with community leaders’ Pinterest By Siun Lennon – 13th August 2018 WhatsApp Previous articleLaois teen Nicole ready to rock European swimming championshipsNext articleAll of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures as Round 3 of hurling championships take centre stage Siun Lennonhttp://heresosiun.blogspot.ie/2016/09/the-lekkie-piccie-experience.htmlSiún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics. Facebook Anyone with any information on the most recent case of vandalism at the club can contact Chris on 085 238 3644.SEE ALSO – Draw made for Round 3 and relegation semi-finals in Laois SFC TAGSPortlaoise AFCVandalism Five Laois monuments to receive almost €200,000 in government funding center_img Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Portlaoise AFC Lawnmower A tremendously successful and enjoyable weekend at Rossleighan soccer grounds has been marred by the careless act of vandals on Sunday evening.On Sunday night, the fire brigade attended the scene where a landmower was burnt out on Portlaoise AFC’s grounds.The incident happened just after the club held a huge U-13 soccer tournament, with 32 teams from 12 different counties taking part in the now-annual event.Chairman of the Midlands Schoolboys Football League and lifelong member of Portlaoise AFC Chris Nestor said, “After a great weekend of soccer and hard work in Rossleighan I am sorry to have to report that the lawnmower has been burned out on our grounds this evening. The fire bridage are now in attendance.”Not the first case of vandalism at the groundsUnfortunately, this is not the first case of senseless damages Portlaoise AFC has had to deal with.In April of this year, the club was the victim of a break-in. In the previous attack, windows and locks were broken, locks broken and the dressing rooms were, ‘turned upside down’.The attack came just a short few hours after the club’s senior team enjoyed a massive win in the Leinster Senior League.A post on the club’s Facebook page called the whole ordeal ‘infuriating’. Twitter Rugby Ten Laois based players named on Leinster rugby U-18 girls squad Twitter Community WhatsApp Community last_img read more

Mixed results on a busy weekend for Portlaoise Hockey

Mixed results on a busy weekend for Portlaoise Hockey

first_img Facebook Mixed results on a busy weekend for Portlaoise Hockey By Rory Lawlor – 14th October 2019 Kelly and Farrell lead the way as St Joseph’s claim 2020 U-15 glory TAGSPortlaoise Ladies Hockey Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter Here are all of Wednesday’s Laois GAA results RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twittercenter_img Pinterest However, Portlaoise responded very quickly by coming back strongly and taking control of the game.An equalising goal came from a strong back-stick strike of the ball by April Kent into the right-hand corner of the goal.Portlaoise continued to put the pressure on the Weston defenders and succeeded in taking the lead after Yvonne Hargroves scored a second goal past the Weston goal-keeper.A third goal came for Portlaoise in the second quarter of the game, which started with a great cross-field ball from Susan Fingleton from a hit out to Marian O’Boyle.Marian moved the ball up the left wing and crossed the ball into Orla Dwyer. Dwyer’s shot on goal was saved by the Weston goal-keeper. However, Lucy Dwyer reacted quickly and returned the ball into the circle to Hargroves, who deflected the ball into the back of goal.Throughout the game, there was great defending by all defenders, especially Eimear O’Sullivan and Susan Fingleton, who continuously tackled the Weston attackers as they broke through the mid-field players.In the third quarter, Weston narrowed Portlaoise’s lead by getting a second score on the board but Portlaoise sealed the win with a fourth spectacular goal in the final quarter of the game.Portlaoise defenders and midfield players moved the ball up the field and Kent crossed an airborne ball from the top right-hand corner of the circle into the centre. Hargroves’s stick made contact with the airborne ball and the ball flew past the Weston goal-keeper, giving Hargroves a hat-trick and giving Portlaoise a comfortable win in their third league match.UCD 5 Portlaoise 1The very next day, Portlaoise took on UCD 6th in Kilkenny and unfortunately, with tired legs from the win over Weston on the previous day, UCD proved too strong for Portlaoise.There was great play from many of the Portlaoise players including Liz Poustie in the right back position, Hazel Williams, in her first match for Portlaoise, and Emma Holohan, on the left-hand side of the pitch.Portlaoise managed to get one score on the board courtesy of great work by the forwards and a lovely shot on goal by Kent, which made its way past the UCD goal-keeper.However, UCD managed to score five goals throughout the game and won with a final score of 5-1. Next weekend, Portlaoise will take on Our Lady’s Templeogue in an away league match.Even though the season has started, anyone who is interested in playing hockey is welcome to join training in Fr Breen Park in Abbeyleix on Tuesday nights at 7.30pm.The club can be contacted on Facebook or Instagram with any questions.PORTLAOISE: Linda Monaghan, Jayne Telford, Susan Fingleton, Liz Poustie, Eimear O’Sullivan, Ruth Wilkinson, Marian O’Boyle, April Kent (C), Orla Dwyer, Yvonne Hargroves, Lucy Dwyer, Claire Igoe, Hazel Williams, Emma Holohan, Kellie O’Sullivan.SEE ALSO – Soccer glory for Portlaoise ladies WhatsApp GAA Previous articlePortlaoise ring road opening pushed back again as November 1 now set as completion dateNext articleLaois GAA to decide on Tier 2 proposals for 2020 All Ireland football championship Rory Lawlor Home Sport Other Sport Mixed results on a busy weekend for Portlaoise Hockey SportOther Sport GAA The past weekend proved to be a very busy one for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club who played two league matches in the one weekend.The team achieved a great 4-2 win over Weston 2nd in the first match in Kilkenny on Saturday before losing to UCD on Sunday.Portlaoise 4 Weston 2The Weston attackers scored an early goal against Portlaoise. GAA 2020 U-15 ‘B’ glory for Ballyroan-Abbey following six point win over Killeshinlast_img read more

Eir branded ‘most disastrous company in Ireland’ as appeals to repair unsafe manholes fall on deaf ears

Eir branded ‘most disastrous company in Ireland’ as appeals to repair unsafe manholes fall on deaf ears

first_imgHome News Council Eir branded ‘most disastrous company in Ireland’ as appeals to repair unsafe… NewsCouncil Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter Previous articleSchool staff deserve huge appreciation as today marks Go raibh math agaibh (GRMA) dayNext articleSanta’s Helpers raises €21,000 for Laois children just in time for Christmas Alan HartnettStradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016. Eir branded ‘most disastrous company in Ireland’ as appeals to repair unsafe manholes fall on deaf ears Electric Picnic Electric Picnic WhatsApp Laois Councillor ‘amazed’ at Electric Picnic decision to apply for later date for 2021 festival Electric Picnic organisers release statement following confirmation of new festival date Twittercenter_img By Alan Hartnett – 11th December 2020 Pinterest TAGSAidan MullinsEirGraiguecullen/Portarlington Municipal AuthorityLaois County CouncilPaschal McEvoy Electric Picnic The mobile telecommunications company Eir has been branded the ‘most disastrous company in Ireland’ and an ‘absolute disgrace’ by two Laois County Councillors.The company’s failure to engage with Laois County Council to repair defects in relation to manhole covers in Portarlington and other parts of Laois drew the ire of Councillors Aidan Mullins and Paschal McEvoy at a recent meeting of the Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal Meeting.Sinn Fein Cllr Mullins put forward a motion asking Laois County Council to engage with Eir and ask them to repair damaged and unsafe manhole covers on footpaths and roads around Portarlington and other areas in the county.In reply, Senior Engineer Philip McVeigh said that there were currently 22 manhole covers that had been identified as problematic.However, despite repeated attempts, Eir were not engaging with the Council to solve the problem.He said: “Laois County Council has attempted to engage with Eir on several occasions over the last year.“A meeting with Eir was held in Portarlington at the beginning of March this year to identify the defects.“We have received no schedule or programme of works from Eir to repair the defects that were identified.”Mr Mullins was furious with this and blasted Eir as being ‘absolutely disgraceful’.He said: “That is absolutely disgraceful. Nine months later, they still have not come back to you.“There is serious road safety issues here. In Foxcroft Street for example, one of the manholes was covered with concrete and that has began to break away.”Cllr Paschal McEvoy agreed with Cllr Mullins and labelled Eir the ‘most disastrous company in the state’.He said: “There is no such thing as customer service with them.“They are the most disastrous company in the state. I was driving through Stradbally at the weekend and I witnessed a man trip over an exposed manhole and fall on the ground.“He was ok but I could not get talking to anyone from Eir on the phone to get them to do something about it.“It is absolutely scandalous.”It was agreed that Laois County Council would seek a meeting with Eir at a higher level of management than the one they had previously been engaging with. Facebook SEE ALSO – Laois primary school announce closure until after Christmas due to Covid-19 cases Electric Picnic apply to Laois County Council for new date for this year’s festival RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebooklast_img read more

Lieber Straßenleben als staatliche Kontrolle

Lieber Straßenleben als staatliche Kontrolle

first_img Facebook Twitter Der Begriff kkotjebi gewann insbesondere in den 1990er-Jahren an Popularität,als die Wirtschaft Nordkoreas zusammenbrach. Zuerst wurde er hauptsächlichbenutzt, um die rapide ansteigende Anzahl der Waisenkinder zu bezeichnen, dieauf der Suche nach Essen durch die Straßen zogen. Seither hat sich der Begriffauch auf ältere Obdachlose sowie ganze Familien ausgedehnt. Entire border patrol unit in North Hamgyong Province placed into quarantine following “paratyphoid” outbreak Lieber Straßenleben als staatliche Kontrolle North Korea tries to accelerate building of walls and fences along border with China There are signs that North Korea is running into serious difficulties with its corn harvest Es wird vermutet, dass die strengere Kontrollejunger kkotjebi mit dem sehröffentlichkeitswirksamen Fall der Laos 9 zusammenhängt, einer Gruppe vonWaisenkindern, die im fernen Laos auf Befehl Nordkoreas abgeschoben wurde. DieGruppe wurde anschließend im Fernsehen vorgeführt. Der Fall hatte einenschädlichen Einfluss auf die öffentliche Wahrnehmung des Regimes sowohl im In-als auch im Ausland, und Quellen vermuten, dass kkotjebi, die sich in Grenznähe zu China aufhalten, nun deswegengefasst werden, um weitere Fälle wie diesen zu verhindern.  „Die kkotjebi klagen über Hunger und sagen,dass sie noch hungriger seien als zu Zeiten des Bettelns in den Märkten. Selbstregelmäßige Mahlzeiten würden nicht helfen, da die Arbeit so schwer sei, dasssie kaum noch die Kraft hätten, um überhaupt gehen zu können. Sie sagen, dassdie Arbeit im Waisenhaus härter sei als alles andere“, fügte die Quelle hinzu.  „DieLeute wissen, dass die Waisenhäuser nicht das sind, was sie vorgeben zu sein.Die meisten Waisen sind der Ansicht, dass ihr altes Leben auf der Straße besserwar.“ News Wie eine Quelle Daily NK berichtete, ist einegroße Anzahl der Straßenkinder, die in der Mitte letztes Jahr auf Befehl KimJong Euns aufgesammelt und in Weisenhäuser verbracht wurden, seither geflüchtet,um der schweißtreibenden Arbeit zu entkommen.Die Quelle aus der Yangkang-Provinz erzählteweiterhin: „Der Marschall (Kim Jong Eun) verordnete letztes Jahr, dass alle kkotjebi, die in Märkten und vorBahnhöfen betteln, in Waisenhäuser gebracht werden müssen, wie jenes in derSonghoo-Umgebung von Hyesan. Das Waisenhaus wird von der provinziellenVolkskommission betrieben.“Die Quelle führte jedoch an, dass viele derKinder wieder geflüchtet sind, da sie „die Arbeit dort nicht mehr ertragen könnten“. By Kang Mi Jin – 2014.04.08 11:28am SHARE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Kang Mi JinKang Mi JinKang Mi Jin is a North Korean defector turned journalist who fled North Korea in 2009. She has a degree in economics and writes largely on marketization and economy-related issues for Daily NK. Questions about her articles can be directed to [email protected] News Der Quelle zufolge müssen kkotjebi, sobald sie 11 Jahre alt sind, nicht nur schwere Arbeitwie das Sammeln von Feuerholz verrichten, sondern auch für die Familien derHeimleiter aufkommen. Daher sind sie oft unterernährt und unfähig, vieleStunden am Stück durchzuarbeiten. Zudem zeigen sie sich oft unfähig, sich dendiversen Ausprägungen des „Gemeinschaftswesens“ anzupassen, welches dienordkoreanischen Institutionen voraussetzen, weswegen sie versuchen, wieder aufdie Straße zu entkommen. Dort werden sie häufig wieder aufgefangen undzurückgebracht. Seit Kims Erlass geschieht dies vermehrt. News News last_img read more

SEC proposes new rules

SEC proposes new rules

James Langton “We should take a robust and workable approach to this particularly complex and predominantly global market,” said SEC chair, Mary Jo White. “The global nature of this market means that participants may be subject to requirements in multiple countries, and this type of overlapping regulatory oversight could lead to conflicting or costly duplicative regulatory requirements. Market participants need to know which rules to follow, and I believe that this proposal will serve as the road map.” The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) said that it appreciates the SEC’s approach to the issue of cross-border swap transactions. “The swaps market is truly global in nature and U.S. regulators must work with their counterparts in Europe and Asia to ensure that regulatory oversight of these markets is coordinated and harmonized,” said SIFMA’s acting president and CEO, Kenneth Bentsen, Jr.”We look forward to closely analyzing the SEC’s use of ‘substituted compliance’. We believe that foreign regulations should be assessed on a comprehensive, ultimate outcome-level basis, not rule-by-rule nor transaction-by-transaction. This will be critical to working effectively with foreign regulatory bodies to oversee global markets for these products.” The proposed rules are out for a 90-day comment period. Montreal Exchange proposes rulebook reforms Related news Keywords Securities regulations,  DerivativesCompanies Securities and Exchange Commission U.S. securities regulators proposed new rules and guidance today that set out when, and how, U.S. regulatory requirements will apply to cross-border swaps. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted unanimously today to propose rules and guidance for firms involved in cross-border security-based swap transactions that set out which requirements apply when a transaction occurs cross border (partially within, and partially outside, the U.S.) They also establish when market players, such as swap dealers, major swap participants, and infrastructure firms (such as clearing agencies, execution facilities, and data repositories), must register with the SEC. The SEC says that its proposal outlines a framework of ‘substituted compliance’, which recognizes that market participants may be subject to conflicting, or duplicative, compliance obligations in the global derivatives market. CFTC has collected more than US$1 billion in sanctions via tipsters FCA seeks consumer duty standards Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Facebook LinkedIn Twitter read more

OSFI unwinds emergency pandemic relief measures

OSFI unwinds emergency pandemic relief measures

first_img Amid calmer markets, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) is unwinding regulatory relief that was introduced in response to the disruption caused by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.OSFI said that adjustments to the market risk capital requirements for banks that were adopted last spring to bolster their financial and operational resilience will now be unwound on May 1. Fed plays limited role in assessing climate risks for banks Related news Skyline of the financial district iStock Share this article and your comments with peers on social media The relief introduced in response to the pandemic included a reduction in the stressed value at risk (SVaR) multiplier, which ensures that adequate capital is held against periods of market stress.At the start of the pandemic, the banks were allowed to reduce the multipliers due to the increased volatility in capital markets. The adjustment was intended to allow banks greater flexibility in addressing the stressed market conditions.“Now that financial markets have stabilized, the level of the SVaR multipliers applied by banks will also be returned to what they were pre-pandemic,” OSFI said in a release.“The uncertainty caused by the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic made it necessary to adjust certain regulatory requirements such as the stressed value at risk measure. With market conditions stabilizing, it’s fitting that the SVaR multiplier should return to its pre-pandemic level too,” said Ben Gully, assistant superintendent, regulation sector, at OSFI. James Langton TD getting new head of private wealth, financial planning Keywords Pandemics,  Coronavirus,  Basel Capital Accord,  Banking industryCompanies Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Covid vaccine-sharing discussions to dominate G7 summit talks Facebook LinkedIn Twitterlast_img read more

Minister of Seniors Deb Schulte and Minister of Health Patty Hajdu highlight National Caregiver Day

Minister of Seniors Deb Schulte and Minister of Health Patty Hajdu highlight National Caregiver Day

first_imgMinister of Seniors Deb Schulte and Minister of Health Patty Hajdu highlight National Caregiver Day From: Employment and Social Development CanadaToday, Minister of Seniors Deb Schulte and Minister of Health Patty Hajdu issued the following statement:On behalf of all Canadians, we want to extend our sincere thanks to the millions of individuals who provide care to people in their lives in need of support. As we continue to fight the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to highlight the vital contributions caregivers make in our communities.“Today, Minister of Seniors Deb Schulte and Minister of Health Patty Hajdu issued the following statement:On behalf of all Canadians, we want to extend our sincere thanks to the millions of individuals who provide care to people in their lives in need of support. As we continue to fight the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to highlight the vital contributions caregivers make in our communities.For more than a year now, caregivers have had to contend with the challenges presented by COVID-19 as they provide care to their loved ones. Despite the additional strain of isolation, constant changes and the other difficulties we have faced, caregivers have continued to support family and friends.Friend and family caregivers help keep the most at-risk members of our society safe. As we continue to roll out COVID-19 vaccines, their hard work and commitment is crucial to ensuring the well-being of those of us who are most vulnerable. We thank them for their hard work and dedication.We also want to recognize the support that has been provided by community members to those who need a helping hand. Whether it is giving someone a ride to a doctor’s appointment, picking up groceries or shovelling a driveway, their contributions-big and small-go a long way in helping others.On National Caregiver Day, we encourage you to join us in showing our support and extending our gratitude to the caregivers who make a difference in the lives of others.”Join the conversation online by using the hashtag #NationalCaregiverDay or visit the Seniors in Canada Facebook page. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Canada, community, covid-19, doctor, Facebook, Family, Government, health, Internet, isolation, Minister, online, pandemic, Seniors, Society, Vaccines, visitlast_img read more

Rising star sparkles in gallery nod to NAIDOC Week

Rising star sparkles in gallery nod to NAIDOC Week

first_imgRising star sparkles in gallery nod to NAIDOC Week One of the works by Kyra Mancktelow – Born under a tree 1, 2020, ceramic, woven natural fibre, emu feathers and underglaze – will be on display from June 11 to July 24 at Logan Art Gallery.Works by one of the most talented young artists in City of Logan will be showcased at Logan Art Gallery from next week.The artworks, which include prints, sculptures, ceramics, paintings and weavings, are part of the first major solo exhibition by Crestmead artist Kyra Mancktelow (Quandamooka, Mardigan, South Sea Islander).Kyra also designed the stunning mural on the Chester Park water reservoir on Middle Rd at Boronia Heights.Her works, entitled Unsilenced, will be on display at the gallery from June 11 to July 24 – which overlaps with NAIDOC Week from July 4 to 11.They explain how Kyra and other First Nations people view the world through distinct ways of life such as land, law and ceremony.This project is supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund, a partnership between the Queensland Government and Logan City Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.To also mark NAIDOC Week, this round includes Elders’ choice: highlights from the Logan Art Collection exhibition.Representatives from the Logan District Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Elders have curated a selection of local artworks from the Logan Art Collection.The other exhibitions include:• Rochedale South artist Yu Chao Du’s Doll Park will highlight elements of his life and what influences him artistically• Cornubia artist Christopher Maddox’s exhibition Onto your wall from outerspace will showcase artworks he has created from satellite images which he digitally manipulates• A vibrant collection of artworks by City of Logan’s young artists in the World Environment Day posters exhibition /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Aboriginal, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Arts, council, culture, environment, Exhibition, Government, local council, Logan, Logan City, Logan City Council, project, Queensland, satellite, Water, worldlast_img read more

Alfa Romeo may be working on a 350-HP Giulia

Alfa Romeo may be working on a 350-HP Giulia

first_img At least the truth lies somewhere in the future. Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” While Alfa Romeo‘s return to North America is more than welcome, there’s a gap in the current Giulia lineup – the base engine is a 2.0-litre turbo-four with 280 horsepower, while the top-spec Giulia Quadrifoglio gets a 2.9-litre, twin-turbo V6 with 505 HP.Yet there’s nothing in between to satisfy customers who want a more powerful, four-cylinder Giulia. Well, as some leaked documents suggest, FCA is working to fill the gap with a 350-horsepower variant of the Giulia, known as the Veloce.But where things get confusing is the fact that a Giulia Veloce is already offered in markets outside of North America, but with the base, 280-horsepower engine. Moreover, while FCA says there are “no plans for any other engines for [the] Giulia for [the] 2018 model year, besides the 2.0L and 2.9L [gasoline] engines,” rumours suggest a Giulia Veloce will be in the cards for the 2019 model year, with its 280-horsepower turbo-four paired to a 48-volt electrical system bumping total output to 350 HP. RELATED TAGSAlfa RomeoGiuliaSedanNewsAlfa Romeo SpAAutomotive EnginesAutomotive TechnologyComputer and Peripheral Equipment ManufacturingGiulia QuadrifoglioGiulia VeloceHewlett-Packard CompanyInformation Technology SectorManufacturing SectorNorth AmericaScience and TechnologyTechnologyTechnology Sector See More Videos COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca ‹ Previous Next ›center_img advertisement We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. Trending in Canada Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever Trending Videoslast_img read more