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2011-02-03 13:55:00

80 Elected Officials Join National Technology Adoption Advisory Council WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One Economy, a global nonprofit at the forefront of bringing broadband opportunity to underserved communities, announced today the launch of a leadership forum of this country's leading municipal and state elected officials called the National Technology Adoption Advisory Council (NTAAC). One Economy's NTAAC is a coalition of elected officials who have consistently...

2008-10-08 12:00:37

PEOPLE from across Warwickshire are being invited to contribute their views on the future of care services during a scrutiny exercise by the county council. Bosses at Shire Hall have organised a committee meeting to discuss how they can meet the needs of a changing society for care, support and independence. The select committee, which is being held at 10am next Wednesday at Shire Hall in Warwick, will hear evidence submitted by a range of organisations including Age Concern, NHS...

2008-10-07 18:00:26

By VINCE GLEDHILL CONTROVERSIAL plans for an opencast mine next to a town were given the go-ahead today. Hundreds of people objected to UK Coal's plans to dig up 600 acres of open land at Potland Burn, north of Ashington. But members of Northumberland County Council planning and regulatory committee approved the proposals at a meeting in Morpeth today. A year ago the council's planning officers said they were against the plan because it would damage regeneration work in Ashington...

2008-10-04 18:00:06

By KAY WILSON SCHOOLCHILDREN aged from seven to 16 are being encouraged to take photos of science and nature in the North East in a Newcastle Science City photography competition. The competition aims to make students think about the science in the photograph they have taken and briefly describe it, to win a first class digital camera and a trip for their whole class to Centre for Life's Lifelab. There are two of these prizes: one for Key Stages 1 and 2 and one for Key Stages 2 and 3...

2008-10-03 15:00:20

MUSICIANS will be playing the blues when they plug in their instruments at a Warwickshire restaurant. The BluesPower band, which features Phil Bond on keyboards, John Caswell on guitar, and Tim Ward on drums, will perform at The Bird in Hand, in Birmingham Road, Henley-in-Arden, near Warwick, on Thursday, October 16. The gig, which starts at 8.30pm, is free to diners. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-19 21:00:33

A MAN who suffered a stroke has celebrated his 65th birthday with a group of people who he believes saved his life. Doug Willis is a regular attendee at exercise sessions, run as part of Northumberland Care Trust's cardiac rehabilitation programme for people in rural areas. On April 1 this year, he collapsed during one of the sessions at Cheviot Primary Care Centre in Wooler, near his home. He was treated immediately by cardiac sister Carol Groves, who runs the group, and local GP Dr...

2008-09-17 00:00:28

A Free health 'MoT' is being given away by for people wanting a check-up. Tests for the heart and blood pressure will be on offer at Scunthorpe's Pittwood House on Thursday at a hospital health check bonanza. Nurses will be available to give people the once-over with the likes of blood pressure checks, and a diabetic team and a nutritionalist will be on hand with advice. Being staged by North Lincolnshire and Goole Hospital Trust, the event will be a chance to learn more about health...

2008-09-07 00:00:21

Suspected cancer patients were all seen by a specialist at Scunthorpe General Hospital within two weeks, it has been revealed. Urgent referrals by doctors were all seen in the Government timeframe of 14 days, the latest Department of Health figures show. Lisa Webster, a spokeswoman for Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Trust (NLAG), praised the cancer teams for their hard work. Mrs Webster said: "To be able to achieve these targets is testament to the hard work and...

2008-08-23 06:00:31

COVENTRY Saracens RFC, in Bredon Avenue, Ernesford Grange, are holding a beer festival and fun weekend today and tomorrow. Today there will be an arts and crafts festival as well as a range of children's activities including quad bikes and a bouncy castle from 9am onwards. Tomorrow there will be a five-a-side football tournament from 9.30am onwards. Admission is free; allmoney raised will go to help MS sufferers. The club are still looking for stallholders and folk musicians to come along...

2008-08-13 18:00:23

VOLUNTEERS are pressing ahead with plans to improve a network of paths around their villages. The Crowtrees Heritage Trail Project is based on paths that link County Durham communities including Quarrington Hill, Cassop and Coxhoe. The project has been entered in The Northern Echo?s Making a Difference competition. The competition, which is sponsored by regional development agency One NorthEast, celebrates those who improve their environment and is in its tenth year. Having worked...


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