0 Have your say The makers of the new Avengers: Infinity War blockbuster have told Edinburgh to “get ready” for a huge premiere in the city that will have a starring role in the film. The Edinburgh International Film Festival and patron Karen Gillan, who is in the new film, have already thrown their weight behind the campaign, launched by Stirling-based fan Mae Trumata.Due to be released on April 27, Avengers: Infinity War has been made by movie giants Marvel and Disney.The film, which will star Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany, is expected to be one of the biggest world box office hits of the year.The biggest ever production to shoot in Scotland involved a 400-strong crew and was worth an estimated £10 million to the economy, with extensive filming on the Royal Mile, Cockburn Street and in and around Waverley Station.Ms Trumata’s petition stated: “We are … [Read more...] about Makers of Avengers: Infinity War blockbuster tell Edinburgh to ‘get ready’ for premiere
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A FORMER Taunton marine who has raised more than £6million for charity is getting ready to embark on his next adventure. Alan Chambers MBE, who lived in Taunton for 25 years but now lives in Bristol, will be completing his 15th expedition to the North Pole next month. He will be leading a team, including former England Rugby Union star Will Greenwood, on a month-long expedition, to raise money for research into premature birth. "This will be my 15th time leading a team to the North Pole," He said. "Will is an ambassador for Borne, so we will be raising money for research into premature births. "Since I've left the marines I've raised nearly £6million. "It's a lost opportunity if you don't use your platform to raise money or awareness." Mr Chambers said the preparation for a trip takes around one year and includes practicing pulling heavy sleds or tires around. The 49-year-old adventurer has been supported by Taunton Leisure, East Reach, since his first … [Read more...] about Former Taunton marine turned Polar explorer gets ready for his 15th trip
After a lifetime of service selling special moments to the people of the High Peak one jeweller is getting ready to say goodbye. Pat Holland, from J Sidebothams Jewellers, will be turning 70 in the summer and felt the time was right to step away from the business and spend more time with her family and exploring the British Isles. She said: “Every bit of jewellery is bought for a special occasion, be that for engagements, weddings, birthdays or even to celebrate a divorce and jewellery like that is never forgotten and always treasured. “It has been a great privilege to be part of people’s lives and I have some families who are now third generation visitors which is really special.” As Buxton is a tourist town Pat says her customers come from all over the country as people want to mark their trip with jewellery. The Grove Parade business started trading as a jewellers in 1911 and Pat’s late husband, Ivan Hill, bought it in 1979 when Pat was working as … [Read more...] about Buxton jeweller gets ready for retirement after 30 years selling memories
PUBLISHED: 09:35 12 February 2018 | UPDATED: 11:49 12 February 2018 Lynne Mortimer Except for the age of the model, the cup of coffee, the candles and the bath, this could be Lynne getting ready for a night out. Picture: Ross Helen/Getty Images/iStockphoto RossHelen A new survey calculates it takes young women an average of more than five hours to get ready for a night out. In which case, Lynne Mortimer had better start now. It’s been over a week since my husband retired and, seriously, he needs a shed. Or I do. While many couples are all loved up on this most romantic of weeks, I tend towards the more prosaic. I have been deleting emails oozing sentimental claptrap since Christmas and, although I realise the passing of Valentine’s Day opens the marketing sector’s door to Mothering Sunday (aka Mothers’ Day), I am hoping to get a pancake or two tossed before the onslaught. Now, don’t all rush at once, but a boutique hotel in London is offering a … [Read more...] about Five hours to get ready? Does that include travel?
0 Comments Jean-Christophe Novelli hails Northern Ireland produce as Belfast restaurant gets ready to open BelfastTelegraph.co.uk He's a multi-Michelin star award-winning chef who has just chosen Belfast for his first restaurant in Ireland - and he is set on creating a dining experience for all. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/jeanchristophe-novelli-hails-northern-ireland-produce-as-belfast-restaurant-gets-ready-to-open-36558454.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36558760.ece/77275/AUTOCROP/h342/chef1-_Read-Only_.jpg Email He's a multi-Michelin star award-winning chef who has just chosen Belfast for his first restaurant in Ireland - and he is set on creating a dining experience for all. French celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli was in the city yesterday ahead of the opening of his restaurant at City Quays in April. The four-star AC Hotel by Marriott, Belfast's newest waterfront hotel development, will feature the landmark … [Read more...] about Jean-Christophe Novelli hails Northern Ireland produce as Belfast restaurant gets ready to open