PUBLISHED: 19:42 25 May 2018 Tony Gussin Outgoing Barnstaple mayor Julie Hunt with new mayor Ian Roome. Picture: Graham Hobbs Graham Hobbs Barnstaple’s outgoing mayor has described the handover to her successor as a ‘brilliant evening’. Barnstaple mayor making ceremony 2018. Picture: Tony Gussin Councillor Julie Hunt has spent two years as mayor of the town but last night (Thursday) she formally handed over the reins to new mayor for 2018-19 Cllr Ian Roome. The town council ceremony at the Guildhall was held before a full audience of invited guests, which included the Lord Lieutenant of Devon David Fursdon. Mrs Hunt said: “Although I am sad that my term is coming to an end, I am very pleased and proud of what I have achieved. “Over the past two years I have attended 297 official engagements, as well as many unofficial attendances at meetings and events – far too many to count.” Barnstaple mayor making ceremony 2018. Picture: Tony … [Read more...] about Pictures: ‘Brilliant’ Barnstaple mayor making 2018
Institute have confirmed Derry City’s Brandywell Stadium as the home venue for next season in the Danske Bank Premiership. It will mark the return of Irish League football to the Brandywell for the first time in over four decades.“Institute FC have been asked by NIFL and the Premier League Management Committee to confirm our home location for the 2018-2019 season,” confirmed a club statement. “As a result of a series of meetings since gaining automatic promotion from the Bluefin Championship we can confirm that Derry and Strabane District Council have accepted our booking request for our home games to be played at the Brandywell Stadium during the coming season.“The club continue to be involved in detailed conversations regarding these arrangements and we will be meeting with Council Members, the Council’s Safety Advisory Group, and local community representatives during the coming weeks.”Club chairman Bill Anderson has highlighted the … [Read more...] about INSTITUTE: Irish League football back at Brandywell after ground green light
0 Have your say 'It's all too beautiful', I joked as we approached our weekend getaway to murmurings about staying in a caravan; but seconds later my words became reality. Forget wet and windy weekends in a rickety tin box, a caravan break has become fit for a king - or least a rock star - courtesy of a holiday home's latest accommodation.Set in the vast expanse of Lincolnshire's countryside, Tattershall Lakes, has unveiled its Rockstar range which is unashamedly brash and in your face.Located in Itchycoo Park, the range of 15 caravans which opened at Easter, certainly make a first impression.Cool Britannia abounds with Union Jacks and deep reds and blues adorning the walls. The central living area has a modern red kitchen, bifold doors and a 55 inch TV, which is wisely wall mounted to stop visitors going full rock star and throwing it out of the window. The self-indulgence continues in the master bedroom with its king-size bed, en-suite, and stand-alone bath with facing TV … [Read more...] about Enjoy the high life and live like a Rockstar at Lincolnshire’s Tattershall Lakes
Heavy rain and thunderstorms are predicted around various parts of the UK over the upcoming bank holiday weekend, with thunderstorms, alongside lightning, being some of the most dramatic weather phenomena in the UK. What exactly causes the dramatic weather phenomenon of thunder and can thunderstorms be predicted?ThunderThunder is the sound produced by lightning. When lightning strikes, the narrow channel of air through which it travels reaches temperatures of up to 30,000°C almost instantly, and it is this intense heating which causes the air to rapidly expand outward into the cooler air surrounding it. This creates a rippling shock-wave which we hear as a rumbling thunder clap.What causes thunderstorms to form and how are they predicted?According to the Met Office, thunderstorms are caused through the formation of cumulonimbus clouds and usually last no more than half an hour.A thunderstorm is a series of sudden electrical discharges which results from atmospheric conditions and … [Read more...] about Thunderstorms: What causes this extreme weather phenomena and can they be predicted?
The second bank holiday of May is almost upon us, but will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? In general, over Yorkshire and the Humber there will be rain, occasionally heavy pushing north, being drier in the south later on.Here’s an hour by hour breakdown of the weather in Yorkshire over the three day bank holiday weekend.SaturdayCloudy with scattered showers through the morning, but turning brighter away from the coast. Dry with sunny spells during the afternoon and early evening. Maximum temperature around 21 °C.Highs of: 21°CLows of 12°C05:00: 12°C and overcast06:00: 12°C and cloudy07:00: 12°C and cloudy08:00: 12°C and cloudy09:00: 12°C with heavy rain10:00: 12°C with heavy rain11:00: 12°C and heavy showers12:00: 12°C with sunny intervals13:00: 12°C and cloudy14:00: 13°C with sunny intervals15:00: 14°C and sunny16:00: 14°C and sunny17:00: … [Read more...] about Bank Holiday weather: What to expect hour-by-hour in Yorkshire over the next three days