At Coledale Waves Soccer Club, we are yet again scrambling to deal with the coming season – with no floodlights, no dedicated change rooms for our male and female players, no adequate storage facilities for our gear, no adequate drainage for the pitch, and a field which is punctuated by a cricket pitch, and ruts on a rock hard surface. We are a growing club, particularly in the representation of women. We have around 600 players, with seven senior teams, nowhere for women to change, and nowhere for anyone to train, once the sun goes down. … [Read more...] about We missed out on a sports grant for our club – now we know how unethical the process has been
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They note further that the estimates of block grant adjustments (BGAs) were shared with the Scottish government in December and have been the subject of discussion. These BGA figures are vital in determining the final extent of Treasury funding to Scotland. … [Read more...] about Could the SNP do a budget deal with the Tories?
She said that "exactly three years ago" Mr Sewell had the "world at his feet" after gaining a first class honours degree and starting a job he'd always dreamed of. … [Read more...] about Spinal surgeon, 40, cleared of raping student he met on Tinder
Leys renewed Nick Leys is returning to the ABC as head of communications next month, 18 months after he quit as head spinner for Michelle Guthrie to climb the corporate ladder at the Energy Council. The managing director was sacked three months later, halfway through her term, but not even Leys could have saved her from that fate. A former media writer for the Australian, Leys was hired by Mark Scott and the late ABC executive Michael Millett in 2014. He is one half of the Melbourne-based media power couple with Four Corners reporter and author Louise Milligan, and has worked for the Sydney Morning Herald, the Sunday Telegraph, the Herald Sun and Media Watch. Leys is an expert at wrangling News Corp – which is constantly at war with the public broadcaster – and will be welcomed back to Aunty by publicity staff who have had to deal with hostile requests from the Australian over summer. Leys will work alongside government-relations gun Kevin McAlinden, who was performing both … [Read more...] about Australian summer of tennis becomes a new media battleground
Prussia's glamour and glory — the most beautiful palaces in Brandenburg Evidence of a bygone era Prussia existed from 1701 to 1918. A lost empire, which above all stood for obedience, fulfillment of duty and militarism, but also for tolerance and religious freedom. Spiked helmets and uniforms shape our image of that time. However, it is above all the palaces of the Hohenzollern family that are still magnificent testimonies to the Kingdom of Prussia to this day. … [Read more...] about Tourist magnet Rheinfels Castle on Rhine River evades prince’s claim