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2014-03-25 08:23:13

www.aldridgeminerals.ca Twitter: @AldridgeAGM TSX-V: AGM TORONTO, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Aldridge Minerals Inc. (TSX Venture: AGM) ("Aldridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Han Ilhan as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective as of April 7, 2014. Mr. Ilhan is a highly regarded mining executive with capabilities spanning the entire mine life cycle from scoping, exploration, feasibility, licensing & permitting, design, construction,...

2009-05-23 12:42:40

Potholes on a street in Bloxwich, England, were only half filled because the other half of the holes were on private property, town workers said. The water is gathering in the other half of the holes, so surely that will ruin the part that has been fixed. What a waste of money, butcher shop owner Keith Clarke said. Clarke and other town residents said they watched road workers draw a white line down the middle of the potholes and then fill just the half that was on public property, The Daily...

2008-09-10 00:00:16

On September 28, the Gloucestershire Support Group for Acorns Children's Hospice wants to put on entertainment at the Beechwood Shopping Centre in Cheltenham for Hospice Week. We would like to hear from any young entertainer or group, musician or dancer who would be willing to perform voluntarily, for a short period between 10am and 4pm. If you would like to take part, please call 01451 860915 or email michael.pezet@homecall.co.uk. Mike Pezet, Northleach (c) 2008 Gloucestershire...

2008-08-14 18:00:44

A GROUP of angels are flying high after being handed a cash boost. The Walsall-based Angels with Attitude organisation stages summer events for girls aged eight to 16 at The Aaina Women's Centre in Bath Road, Caldmore. Activities such as arts and crafts, flower arranging, yoga and sessions on making fresh fruit salads and tropical fruit juice cocktails have all been held. Now the group's work has been recognised with a pounds 500 grant from the Midcounties Co-op. Youth worker Dawn...

2008-07-24 18:00:52

A FORMER Walsall head teacher accused of bullying his staff said he will never teach again after being cleared by the General Teaching Council. Dr David Cooper spoke of his relief after the allegation that he "terrified" teachers at Brownhills College, Walsall, had dogged him for the last four years. The 47-year-old, from Lichfield, who had himself been a pupil at the school, was cleared at a GTC hearing, which ended yesterday. Dr Cooper was alleged to have been guilty of...

2008-07-16 18:00:41

A SCHOOLBOY was airlifted to hospital after his bike collided with a bus in Walsall. The 12-year-old, who has not been named, suffered minor head injuries after the incident on Ross Road, off Harden Road, yesterday morning. An ambulance, rapid response vehicle and the County Air Ambulance from Cosford were sent to the scene. Paramedics fitted the boy with a neck collar and put him onto a spinal board before he was flown to Birmingham Children's Hospital for further treatment. The bus...

2008-07-11 18:00:30

A MULTI-million pound cash boost is set to transform how secondary schools operate in their communities and should act as a further catalyst for regeneration, Walsall education boses said today. The town's share of a pounds 625 million Building Schools for the Future fund offers schools the opportunity to embrace the very latest developments in information technology to put them at the cutting edge of 21st century learning. Cabinet member for children's services Coun Zahid Ali described...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.