According to the description of a GoFundMe campaign launched by the Roselle Park Police Benevolent Association Local 27, where Nortrup served as executive board member and treasurer, the officer leaves behind his wife and their 15-month-old daughter, Evelyn. … [Read more...] about New Jersey cop, 39, fatally shoots himself in the head after crashing his SUV into two parked cars – as first responders were preparing to free him from the wreck
New board member press release
Since 2010, more than 500 children’s centres have closed as the Sure Start initiative introduced by a Labour government is decimated by cuts. Look at Bristol, where this week councillors approved cuts to children’s centres that will see the equivalent of 40 full-time members of staff being lost, or Somerset, where last month plans were finalised to close two-thirds of its Sure Start centres, with 24 facilities across the area set be replaced with eight “family centres”. Northamptonshire, whose county council has effectively gone bankrupt, has already had to reduce funding to children’s centre services by 40% in the last two years. … [Read more...] about Cuts to children’s centres mean lifelines are disappearing. Ask Alka
Another said: 'There are people who had been there for years who knew they were going to be let go and who knew they would not get a job that paid as well anywhere else.' … [Read more...] about Grammy’s Deborah Dugan ‘tried to extort millions’ by making claims of sexual and financial impropriety her successor says in wake of accusations ousted CEO created a ‘toxic and intolerable’ work environment
'Is the Recording Academy trying to shut up people who want to speak about their experience with the truth of sexual harassment, financial impropriety and [improper] insider benefits?' the insider told the New York Post, referring to what Dugan was going to reveal. … [Read more...] about Grammys first female boss was about to expose ‘sexual harassment, financial impropriety and benefits abuse’ when she was sacked to ‘silence’ her
Wimbledon’s schedulers pleaded that they were “spoiled for choice” and they simply couldn’t justify, emotionally or financially, putting one of the Big Four men – Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, Andy Murray or Novak Djokovic – on an outside court. “We know the demand for tickets, for hospitality, for debentures,” said Richard Lewis, Wimbledon’s chief executive. “There are so many metrics, and it’s not just slightly that way. It’s very strong, and that’s not a criticism of women’s tennis. It’s a reflection of the state we’re in with the golden era of men’s tennis.” … [Read more...] about Tennis believes it has moved on from the Battle of the Sexes. But has it?