N. Ireland Politics By Jayne McCormack BBC News NI Politics Reporter 28 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-northern-ireland-politics-43906796 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel In politics, it is very often words that speak louder than actions and the past week in Northern Ireland has proved no exception.Despite a … [Read more...] about Opinion split over SF use of ‘L-word’
Polling day in the May 3 local elections for Hillingdon is nearly upon us. This means you'll get the chance to vote for the ward councillors you want to represent you in the borough for the next four years. Voting is vitally important - as councillors make decisions on issues including education, housing, transport, social care and waste. That's why we've rounded up a full list of the candidates - and parties - standing in every ward in Hillingdon ahead of polling day. Hillingdon is strongly Conservative-controlled at the moment and has been for 20 years, but Labour is hopeful of capitalising on the potentially damaging issues of Brexit and austerity and hopes to take more seats in the middle and north of the borough to diminish the Tory majority. Read More News from around Hillingdon They have a major task on their hands to accomplish this though, as the Conservatives currently have 42 seats and Labour just 23. You can cast your votes at polling stations from 7am to 10pm on the … [Read more...] about Here’s who you can vote for and how to vote in Hillingdon
BRISTOL – The St. Paul Catholic tennis team swept the competition last week as the program defeated both Crosby and Seymour in Naugatuck Valley League action. The Falcons competed in its third and fourth matches on the season, battling Crosby on Wednesday, April 11 and traveling to Seymour two days later for another conference bout. The sweep resulted in a 3-1 overall record for the Falcons as the program won three straight matches. Against Crosby, the squad from Waterbury ended up forfeiting all its doubles encounters and had little success in singles play. Grace Carabetta, Orenda Huang, Lucy Min and Emily Esposito all saw court time and helped the home team to a 7-0 victory from Dewitt Page Park in Bristol. In the top spot of the match, Carabetta turned away Crosby’s Siaan Rosado 8-2 while Huang, in the number two spot, easily defeated Destiny Selph by an 8-0 push. In the third singles’ slot, Min beat Kayla McDonald 8-2; and at the No. 4 singles position, Esposito … [Read more...] about St. Paul girls tennis sweeps up competition
Liverpool’s 30 electoral wards are all holding crucial council elections next month and we now know who’s fighting for your vote. Labour, the Conservatives, the Lib Dems and the Greens are putting up candidates in every ward. The Liberal Party have 19 candidates, with all other parties fielding no more than a handful. UKIP are entirely absent from this year’s elections in Liverpool. Here is a full list of the candidates in the city’s 30 wards: Allerton & Hunts Cross Kimberley Jane Berry - Labour Party Steve Brauner - Liberal Democrats Denise Mary Nuttall - Conservative Party Maggi Williams - Green Party Anfield Rachel Burcher - Green Party Billy Marrat - Labour Party James Richardson - Liberal Party - Steve Radford’s Candidate Wiebke R terjans - Liberal Democrats Christopher Edward Smith - Conservative Party Belle Vale Stephen David Atkinson - Liberal Democrats Wendy Rose Hine - Conservative Party Hilary Brenda McDonagh - Green Party Marjorie Peel - … [Read more...] about Liverpool City Council elections: Who is fighting for your vote in May?
0 Have your say Today, The Gazette is joining the war against plastic. As the Fylde coast prepares to welcome a surge of tourists taking advantage of the Easter weekend to enjoy all the region has to offer, we are calling on local businesses to back a campaign to reduce the number of disposable bottles washing up on our beaches. As the the new holiday season gets underway, we want 200 cafes, restaurants, hotels, guesthouses, and diners to back ReFILL by pledging to top up water bottles for free. The idea is to welcome in tourists and locals – with research showing 70 per cent are put off asking for tap water through a simple fear of asking – through a sticker posted in the window. It says ‘free tap water ReFILLs available here’, and tells people they can ReFILL instead of buying a new bottle to ‘keep our beautiful beaches plastic bottle free’. The scheme has been trialled elsewhere and has recently launched here too – and we … [Read more...] about Time to stop killing our seaside