0 Post a comment Sunday, 20 May 2018 - Feature by Chris Betteley - Aberystwyth, Machynlleth & Llanidloes reporter @ChrisABetteley [email protected] ON 11 November this year we celebrate the centenary of the end of the Great War. Many men and women from our country and colonies lost their lives or were wounded during this terrible period.They are commemorated on memorials in cities, towns and villages throughout the land.Hundreds from the district of Eifionydd and north Meirionnydd were killed including at least 60 at sea.Porthmadog Maritime Museum will commemorate these men by holding events during the summer season leading up to Remembrance Sunday.The events form part of a project which has been put together in partnership with three organisations – the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (Royal Commission), Bangor University and the Nautical Archaeology Society.The Royal Commission is the lead partner, at the centre of the … [Read more...] about Heroes of the waves
THE cost of terrorism to the Orange Order was this week laid bare in raw emotional terms as several victims told their personal, harrowing stories to politicians and policy makers on a special 'Day of Peace' bus tour organised by the Institution. One of those victims was Rathfriland man Sammy Heenan who was orphaned at 12 years old when his father was shot twice in the head at point blank range by a lone gunman skulking about outside his Legananny home in 1985.Today, happily married to Julie with two young daughters Ellie (9) and Katie (5), Sammy is determined that his father will not be another "forgotten victim" of the Troubles which resulted in over 3,000 deaths and left over 40,000 scarred and wounded.For this reason he was happy to take part in the bus tour and tell his story to around 20 politicians, 'opinion formers' and government representatives from both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland when they called at his home on Monday.The murder of his father William by the … [Read more...] about MY FATHER WILL NOT BE A FORGOTTEN VICTIM
5 May From the section League Two Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43931742 Read more about sharing. Barnet were relegated from League Two despite a convincing final-day victory against bottom side Chesterfield, ending a three-season stay in the Football League.John Akinde headed Curtis Weston's cross into the bottom corner to put the Bees in front just before half-time.The hosts secured the three points with second-half goals from Richard Brindley and Alex Nicholls.But Morecambe's 0-0 draw at Coventry sent the Bees down, their point leaving Martin Allen's side needing to win by at least seven goals to stay up.Allen coy over Barnet futureUpturn under Allen not enough to save BarnetAllen, who had never previously suffered relegation while in charge of Barnet, almost worked a miracle during his fifth … [Read more...] about Barnet 3-0 Chesterfield: Bees relegated to National League
Northern Ireland By Brian Rowan Former BBC Security editor 9 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-43582271 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsGood Friday agreement Follow the paper trail back to that period of the mid to late 1990s and it is hard to argue with the opening thought in … [Read more...] about Is loyalist statement major step forward?
PUBLISHED: 09:00 07 April 2018 Nina Morgan The Eames family, (L-R) William, five, Matt, Jo and Phoebe, two are raising money to fund house alterations to make it more accessible for William who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Picture: DANNY LOO ©2018 Danny Loo Photography - all rights reserved Neighbours, friends and family are rallying round to support a Codicote family dealing with a devastating genetic disease. William Eames, five. Picture: DANNY LOO Fundraising challenges and events are all being staged to support five-year-old William Eames, who was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) when he was just three. DMD is a fatal genetic disorder which causes progressive muscle weakening, meaning William struggles to get around as well as other children. He has just received his first wheelchair and will become more and more dependent on it in the coming years. It is likely to be his only way of getting around from the age of about 12. William Eames … [Read more...] about Codicote villagers rally round to support five-year-old with genetic disease