1 Read comments Thursday, 18 July 2019 - Community News This week’s Manx Independent leads with problems on Douglas Promenades as cracks are showing in the new concrete surface. Infrastructure Minister Ray Harmer got a grilling in Tynwald this week on the matter.Also inside:There’s more bad news for the Department of Infrastructure as it loses its appeal against possible legal action over a proposed multi-million pound redevelopment in the capital.An accountant already convicted of stealing £650,000 has admitted forging documents in an attempt to hide more thefts.As Tynwald agrees to pay for the new Liverpool ferry terminal, we reveal a breakdown of where the extra money has been spent.Politicians approve in principle a plan to operate the airport as an arm’s-length company.A Peel man has been sentenced to eight months in jail for having indecent photos of children on his phone and computer.The scientist who has been appointed to lead the island’s … [Read more...] about In this week’s Manx Independent: Cracks are showing on the prom
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Comparisons are already being drawn between this week's European hot spell and the 2003 heatwave that claimed more than 19,000 lives in France — mostly elderly people. Alex Morgan at #TheCube asks Dr Dann Mitchell of Bristol University, who studies climate change and extreme weather, if those comparisons are valid and whether the lessons have been learned of that deadly summer. And what does science tell us about whether our weather is really getting worse? … [Read more...] about The science of heatwaves: How will this week compare to 2003?
Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out Home News Community Calendar Podcasts Newsletter TV Radio Weather About LIFESTYLE TV11 TV8 TVone GNN i94-FM Isla63-AM Auto Beauty & Style Entertainment Food Health Home/Family Money Pets Tech Travel VideoBytes Press Releases Art, theater openings at UOG this week Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 9:59 PM EDTUpdated: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 9:59 PM EDT Head to the University of Guam this week for the opening of its senior art exhibit and the UOG Theatre production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Opening today: uogtheatre It’s Synopsis: Show Times: Ticket Prices: Opening tomorrow: “Connections,” the senior exhibition for fine arts and art majors at the University of Guam, will open to the public this Thursday. The exhibit, titled “Connections,” will have its opening reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Isla Center for the Arts, House #15 in the Dean’s Circle on the … [Read more...] about Art, theater openings at UOG this week
There are some great fun days out to look forward to over the Easter break Easter Days Out Hamerton Zoo Park, nr Sawtry, until Apil 22 An extraordinary adventure awaits with over 100 different animal species and fun, fun, fun! In addition to majestic big cats and cheeky meerkats, there’s new babies too. Across the zoo, you can find the baby camel and baby possum. Plus, Hamerton has the largest collection of Australian animals outside Oz. Running daily throughout the Easter Holidays (weather permitting) you can hop aboard the Tiger Express Train, listen to a bumper programme of keeper talks and swing or climb like the animals in the outdoor adventure playground. Open daily from 10am.Open Day Crowland Abbey, April 17From 10am to 4pm enjoy demonstrations of bell ringing, trips up to the belfry, guided tours of the inside and outside of the abbey, children’s trails and more There will be a collection of historical documentation on display and the visitor … [Read more...] about 11 of the best things to do in and around Peterborough this week
Emily Writes for The Spinoff This week, and pretty much all the time, young people are putting to shame the aged moaners among us, says Emily Writes. OPINION: I'm of the opinion that generally children are better than adults. This week has thoroughly cemented this view for me. and it's only Thursday morning. I don't know what it is about becoming an adult, or getting older, but it's a fact that a good many of us become grumpy, cynical shitheels as we age. I guess it's understandable that if you're an old jerk who spends your days complaining about "kids these days" on Twitter, you'd of course feel confronted by intelligent, lively, hopeful young people making themselves heard. We have seen this play out over and over again in the last few weeks with the Student Strike for Climate Action - withered old talkback dinosaurs lamenting their irrelevance in the face of our tamariki who are passionately imploring us to help them save the planet. School strike for climate change NZ - what's … [Read more...] about Opinion: Why this week proves children are better than adults