Alexander Lukashenko talks to border service specialists and their families DIVIN, 1 June (BelTA) – Joining the border guard service was fateful for the presidential career. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement as he talked to border service specialists and their families at the border guard station Divin in Kobrin District, Brest Oblast on 1 June, BelTA has learned.“I remember that I was a border guard once. But maybe my sons are more inclined to celebrate [Border Guard Day], some traditions and the rest. And I have a tradition of visiting border guard stations. Yours today, the unit I started in once tomorrow. And I also keep an eye on the equipment of the border service,” said Alexander Lukashenko as he explained his attitude to the celebration of the recent professional holiday — Border Guard Day.Alexander Lukashenko stressed that his service as part of the border guard troops will always be an important part of his life. … [Read more...] about Belarus president describes border guard service as fateful to presidential career
Council chiefs are giving people the chance to take their lives in a new direction by becoming a volunteer. Anyone interested in a career in sport/physical activity is being invited to develop their practical experience by taking advantage of volunteering opportunities in Hartlepool.Hartlepool Borough Council’s Sport and Physical Activity Team offers volunteers the chance to take part in a variety of sessions and events alongside experienced members of staff.The volunteers themselves can decide how often they volunteer –even for as little as an hour.Speaking during Volunteer Week, which starts today and runs until June 7, volunteer activator Jaz Thompson said there are a range opf opportunities available.She said: “We have around 30 active volunteers doing an array of different volunteering, ranging from gym-based sessions, multi-sport activities and event marshalling to name just a few.”One such volunteer is Raymond Liddell, 29, from the Dyke House area of … [Read more...] about Do you fancy a new career in sport or physical activity?
A free event to showcase employment, career guidance and training opportunities in West Lindsey will take place in Gainsborough. The West Lindsey Employment & Skills Partnership is hosting a skills fair at The Blues Club, on North Street, on Tuesday, June 12.Entitled “Step up to Your Future”, it will take place from 1pm to 4pm, offering residents access to help and advice from employers, training providers and advice agencies. Mike Johnson from LAGAT Training & Recruitment, speaking on behalf of the partnership, said: “The skills fair is a great opportunity for those seeking work, thinking of changing job, considering an apprenticeship or even setting up on their own. “Last year, we were delighted to see more than 200 people attend to find out about the 65 plus job vacancies and apprenticeships available from 35 of our exhibitors.“This year we are delighted to welcome many representatives from the Made in Gainsborough Engineering apprenticeship … [Read more...] about Free employment, career and training guidance at Gainsborough skills fair
After a third Champions League success in a row, Zinedine Zidane can argue his managerial achievements match those of his sparkling playing career. Although he has come under fire for Real Madrid's La Liga displays this term, his Champions League record is unrivalled. But the Frenchman has called it a day at the Bernabeu after seeing Barcelona cruise to the Spanish title. Los Blancos finished third in La Liga, some 17 points off their Clasico rivals, and three points behind local foes Atletico. So as the curtain falls on Zidane’s time in the Spanish capital, we reminisce on eight moments that defined his career. 1. The Bordeaux breakthrough After spending three years at Cannes and scoring six goals in 61 appearances, Zidane got his big break in his native France and hopped into the Ligue 1 with Bordeaux. It was with them that he won the 1995 Intertoto Cup, and began to make a name for himself, going on to make 139 appearances and netting 28 times in the black of Bordeaux. 2. That … [Read more...] about Eight moments that defined Zinedine Zidane’s career following Real resignation
Adam Lambert has told how he struggled to balance his pop career with coming out.The American Idol star, who came out publicly as gay in a 2009 Rolling Stone interview, told an audience at Mosaic LGBT youth centre: “Part of me was like this is cool, this is important and I’m comfortable with my sexuality.“But it also became weird because I also sing, and I have a record that I’d love you to hear. It was tricky to balance it.”The 36-year-old, who starts a European tour with Queen next week, said his record label had “concerns” about his first album cover as he was asked about making unpopular decisions.He said: “The minute you get into commercial pop music you’re already compromising, because what you’re trying to do is make something the majority of people will like.“For example, my first album. I loved the album cover (made up, beautiful, glam picture), but my label were worried about how it was going to connect, … [Read more...] about Adam Lambert: ‘Tricky to balance’ coming out with pop career