PUBLISHED: 18:02 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 18:02 13 November 2018 Megan Aldous Suffolk's most inspirational women Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant This is a list that Suffolk should be proud of - 100 women who are positive role models for future generations, women who have achieved success in a diverse range of fields from business, the arts, sport and education to the third sector. Goldie Sayers , Team GB Javelin Thrower and one of Suffolk's 100 Inspiring Women speaking at the event Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNThe list was put together by a panel of judges this summer after we asked readers for their nominations. Here we celebrate the women who have make us proud to be from Suffolk.Jenna Ackerley, Events Under Canvas: A Felixstowe girl originally, 38-year-old Jenna now lives in East Bergholt with her husband and two young children, operating her business, Events Under Canvas, from Capel St Mary. While travelling in her 20s, Jenna began a recruitment … [Read more...] about Meet 100 of Suffolk’s most inspirational women
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Spain, which this weekend hosts the travelling Formula One circus, overtook the US to become the world's second most popular holiday destination last year. It welcomed an estimated 82.2 million international visitors in 2017 - more than ever before and up from 75.3m in 2016. But that doesn't mean you can't still find pockets of seaside tranquility and cities untouched by mass tourism. Let our experts shine a light on some of Spain's best lesser-known gems. 1. Llafranc, Catalonia Sally Davies writes: “The very word ‘Costa’, these days, can be enough to conjure up images of towering apartment blocks and litre tankards of cheap lager, but the Costa Brava is altogether classier. “At its centre is the perfectly proportioned Llafranc, large enough to keep a family entertained on a week’s holiday, small enough to catch some peace and quiet. Outside the chaotic but short-lived high season (July and August), in fact, you’ll hear little more than the … [Read more...] about 20 amazing places in Spain that the British haven’t discovered yet
While I have never believed much in patriotism (“the last refuge” and all that…) I have always felt there was something basically decent about our country and that we were among the fortunate few to be born and live there. But my heart sinks as I read articles like that of Sonia Delesalle-Stolper ("Before Brexit I felt part of this country – after casting my final vote in local elections, it feels even less like home") What dark feelings have been unleashed by Brexit and the likes of Nigel Farage when children are subjected to the anti-foreigner bile she describes? “Go home, Froggy”? “Apologise for the war”? I am told that all German school children must visit one former concentration camp as part of their understanding of their country’s past dark history. When are British school children even made aware of some of the less than kind things done by the British in the name of “Empire” and not just in … [Read more...] about I’m mortified to learn that the UK has become such an unwelcoming home for its non-British citizens
Oxford By Marcus Liddell BBC News 21 April 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-42015714 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel It's claimed only Buckingham Palace receives more visits from Chinese citizens, whose pilgrimage to a designer outlet in Oxfordshire requires announcements in Mandarin at its railway … [Read more...] about Why do the Chinese love Bicester Village?
A Syrian Army field commander speaking to the Syrian Arab News Agency said that the ammo depots were found in the town of Zamalka, about 3.5 km northeast of central Damascus. According to the commander, the Islamist Al-Rahman Legion militant group controlling the town effectively turned one of its neighborhoods into a network of factories and depots manufacturing and storing shells and the accompanying explosives, and turning spent tank shells into improvised explosive devices. These makeshift weapons production and storage facilities were all linked by a tunnel network. © AFP 2018 / STRINGEREast Ghouta Mop-up: Militants Surrender Another Haul of Israeli, European-Made ArmsThe Army also found several depots used to store large artillery shells, including shells for the widely used Grad rocket system. Finally, the Army uncovered secret prison facilities where prisoners held by the jihadists were forced … [Read more...] about Syrian Army Reportedly Finds Saudi-Made Explosives in Eastern Ghouta Cleanup Op