The cafe can be found at 19 Sea Lane and is a popular haunt for people of all ages. Owner Michael Clayton and his mother Elizabeth with the team outside the cafe. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks190018-1 Hilsea Portsmouth JPIMedia Buy a Photo Honeypot labelled wine. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks190018-8 JPIMedia Buy a Photo Friendly service. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks190018-7 Hilsea Portsmouth JPIMedia Buy a Photo Local honey sold exclusively at the cafe. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks190018-6 Hilsea Portsmouth JPIMedia Buy a Photo View more Page 1 of 3 … [Read more...] about See inside our Herald and Gazette Cafe of the Year
A number of Farm Family Key Skills (FFKS) seminars focusing on areas impacting on farm businesses have been organised by CAFRE in A number of Farm Family Key Skills (FFKS) seminars focusing on areas impacting on farm businesses have been organised by CAFRE in partnership with Rural Support.Ten ‘Making Tax Digital’ seminars have been delivered to date with well over 1,000 attending. A further 12 seminars will be delivered throughout Northern Ireland over the coming weeks with one being held in Tyrone at the Fir Trees Hotel, Strabane, on Thursday, January 24. Seminars will be delivered by industry professionals from Accountancy firm PKF/FPM.Topics covered include an overview and awareness of the new HMRC ‘Making Tax Digital’ system, including issues surrounding the submission of records, choice of appropriate software and the cost implications for the farm business.Stephen McIntyre from Toomebridge said: “I am hoping to attend one of the ‘Making Tax … [Read more...] about Seminar for farmers on making tax digital
Following the death last year of the world-renowned English theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author Stephen Hawking, a number of accounts of lesser-known local physicists were shared on Roamer’s page. Belfast-born Thomas Andrews, not of Titanic fame but a chemist and physicist who was Professor of chemistry at Queen’s University from 1845 to 1879, made hugely important discoveries about carbon dioxide and ozone. Similarly, the work of the acclaimed theoretical physicist and mathematician Sir David Robert Bates from Omagh forms the foundation for international studies of the depletion of the ozone layer and the effects of carbon dioxide on global warming.Sir David was Professor of Applied Mathematics (1951-68) and of Theoretical Physics (1968-74) at QUB. In 1897 Magheragall’s Sir Joseph Larmor predicted what became known as ‘the Larmor precession’ of atoms. Former Methodist College boarder and Nobel Prize winner for physics Ernest Walton split … [Read more...] about Farmer’s son generated electricity and developed microwave oven technology
The pound is at the mercy of Brexit and, with the UK facing even more uncertainty following Theresa May’s defeat yesterday, there will be even more volatility for GBP, experts have warned. Sterling fell against the euro yesterday evening following the vote but has soared since, peaking higher than yesterday morning. The pound is currently trading at €1.128 against the euro, according to Bloomberg at the time of writing. “Theresa May has just experienced the largest defeat for a sitting government in history,” Ian Strafford-Taylor, CEO of currency expert FairFX said. “As Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tables a vote of no confidence in the government - which could well trigger a general election - the UK faces even more uncertainty, and consequently even more volatility for the pound.” “As MPs went to vote on May’s proposed Brexit deal, the pound stood 14 per cent down against the Euro, and down 13 per cent against the US dollar compared to … [Read more...] about Pound to euro exchange rate: How did the Brexit vote affect sterling?
1547 - Ivan the Terrible was crowned the first Tsar of Russia. 1572 - Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk was tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England.1707 - The Scottish Parliament ratified the Act of Union, paving the way for the creation of Great Britain.1854 - London’s Paddington Station opened.1908 - The journal of the scouting movement, ‘scouting for Boys’, was published for the first time.1909 - Ernest Shackleton’s expedition found the magnetic South Pole.1924 - ‘Danger’, the first play written specially for radio, was broadcast by the BBC.1939 - the Superman comic strip appeared for the first time.1945 - Adolf Hitler moved into his underground bunker, the so-called Führerbunker.1950 - ‘Listen with Mother’ was broadcast for the first time.1957 - The Royal Ballet came into being when Saddler’s Wells ballet was given a royal charter.1991 – Coalition Forces went to war with … [Read more...] about What happened this day in history, January 16