St James’s Place boosted by new clients

first_img Show Comments ▼ whatsapp John Dunne St James’s Place boosted by new clients Wealth manager St James’s Place outpaced market expectations for growth in new business in the three months to the end of September, with strengthening markets bolstering sales.The company’s most closely followed measure of new business, a combination of regular and single premiums, saw a 30 per cent increase over the period to £136.5m compared with forecasts of around £126m.Funds under management were up 11 per cent during the quarter, boosted by a £700m net inflow and strong stock markets, reaching a total of £24.8bn.“Although the outlook was uncertain earlier in the year, 2010 is proving to be a very successful year for St James’s Place… we remain confident in our ability to deliver average new business growth within our 15-20 percent per annum range over the medium term,” the company said in a statement. whatsapp More From Our Partners Brave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comcenter_img Tuesday 2 November 2010 4:36 am Share by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStorySerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen Heraldmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farm Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Property asking prices up

first_imgMonday 21 March 2011 4:36 am Property asking prices up whatsapp John Dunne Asking prices for houses in England and Wales are 0.9 percent higher than a year earlier, a monthly survey by property website Rightmove showed on Monday.March’s annual rate of growth in asking prices picked up from a reading of 0.3 per cent in February. The month-on-month rate of growth, which is subject to seasonal volatility, slowed to 0.8 percent from February’s four-month high of 3.1 per cent.Overall the figures do little to shift the picture of stagnant house prices shown in other industry surveys, as limited mortgage availability, slow wage growth and job worries deter many house-buyers.Rightmove saw some grounds for optimism for estate agents, as higher levels of enquiries and viewings in January and February appeared to be converting into sales.“The falling time on the market and stable spring stock levels would normally point to a healthy housing market. However, this year’s celebrations will be severely muted by the knots the market has found itself tied up in,” Rightmove director Miles Shipside said.Activity was stronger for more expensive housing, as the wealthy buyers for these properties generally did not need a mortgage that covered as large a share of the property’s cost as those for cheaper houses, Rightmove added. Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap’Small Axe’: Behind the Music Everyone Grooved On in Steve McQueen’sThe Wrapcenter_img Share whatsapp Show Comments ▼ by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodayDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepedia Tags: NULLlast_img read more

BGC urges Chancellor to protect industry jobs amid Covid-19 concerns

first_imgBingo Tags: Online Gambling OTB and Betting Shops 17th March 2020 | By contenteditor AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has urged the UK Chancellor to provide emergency help to save thousands of jobs across the gambling industry, after fresh concerns were raised over the impact of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on the sector. Topics: Casino & games Finance Legal & compliance Strategy Bingo BGC urges Chancellor to protect industry jobs amid Covid-19 concerns The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has urged the UK Chancellor to provide emergency help to save thousands of jobs across the gambling industry, after fresh concerns were raised over the impact of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on the sector.The UK government yesterday (16 March) issued new advice for people to avoid social contact and stop all non-essential travel, in order to help slow the spread of the disease.However, the BGC said the government must match this public health response with emergency help for businesses and employees that will be impacted as a result of the new measures.Having consulted its members on the impact of the restrictions, the BGC said the immediate priority for emergency assistance is with employment costs. As such, the BGC has urged the Chancellor to allow additional time to pay on Pay As You Earn (PAYE) and National Insurance Contributions (NIC) liabilities.The BGC also called for a temporary suspension to consultation periods, as well as business rates relief and time to pay on duties and corporation tax.Other recommendations put forward by the BGC include for all banks to extend existing SME support on interest suspension and repayment holidays, and also for reform of business rates in their budget submission, including changing the rules to allow more businesses to use the small business retail rate relief.From its own research, the BGC has estimated that in the past week, customer levels have dropped by up to 90% at some casinos, as more people choose to stay away from crowds or self-isolate.The BGC said betting shops face a decrease of up to 60% trade on sports betting alone, as the Grand National became the latest major sports event to be cancelled as a result of coronavirus. Coupled with a decline in customers, the BGC said that fears have grown for staff and business.In terms of online gambling, the BGC said that despite consumers still being able to access such services without interacting with others, the amount of sports events that have been postponed or cancelled will mean less for customers to bet on. As such, this is likely to significantly cut sports betting revenue for members.“Like all other parts of the hospitality, leisure and entertainment industries, the immediate priority for the future of our members in the casino, bingo and betting industry is the ability to pay staff,” BGC chief executive Michael Dugher said.“We urgently need temporary government support to help cover payroll costs, relief and time to pay duties and taxes, as well as access to finance. Treasury in particular need to step up and understand that insurance simply doesn’t cover the impact of a pandemic.“We are speaking with the Government to ensure they are fully aware of the crisis facing our members and discussing the steps necessary to help the leisure industry and their staff through this incredibly challenging period.”The BGC also highlighted the action taken by governments in other countries to help protect jobs, In Spain, temporary government support is provided where 70% of payroll is covered by the government, while France has unveiled a plan to guarantee €300bn of loans to support businesses.“This is a national emergency. The government’s public health response has to be matched in scale by emergency help for businesses and employees. The Treasury cannot let people in the hospitality, leisure and entertainment hang out to dry,” Dugher added. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Regions: UK & Ireland Email Addresslast_img read more

Tanzania Breweries Limited ( 2018 Abridged Report

first_imgTanzania Breweries Limited ( listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange under the Beverages sector has released it’s 2018 abridged results.For more information about Tanzania Breweries Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Tanzania Breweries Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Tanzania Breweries Limited (  2018 abridged results.Company ProfileTanzania Breweries Limited produces, distributes and sells malt beer in Tanzania, as well as non-alcoholic malt beverages and alcoholic fruit beverages. The company markets its own products under the following liquor brands; Safari Lager, Kilimanjaro Premium Lager, Ndovu Special Malt and Konyagi. Tanzania Breweries also produces and distributes Castle Lager, Castle Milk Stout, Castle Lite, Peroni and Redds Premium Cold under license from SABMiller International BV. It also distributes international wines and spirits under license from Distell (Pty) Limited of South Africa. It is the largest and oldest brewing company in Tanzania, with breweries in Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Mwanza and Mbeya. Tanzania Breweries Limited is a subsidiary of SABMiller Africa BV. Tanzania Breweries Limited is listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchangelast_img read more

MLK’s vision matters today for the 43 million Americans living in…

first_img Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 The Anatomy of Fear By Joshua Inwood and first published on theconversation.comOn April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, while fighting for a 10-cent wage increase for garbage workers. These efforts by King were part of a broader and more sustained initiative known as the Poor People’s Campaign.King was working to broaden the scope of the civil rights movement to include poverty and the end of the war in Vietnam. King and his leadership team planned to bring thousands of poor people to Washington, D.C., where they would camp out on the National Mall until Congress passed legislation to eradicate poverty.King was convinced that for the civil rights movement to achieve its goals, poverty needed to become a central focus of the movement. He believed the poor could lead a movement that would revolutionize society and end poverty. As King noted, “The only real revolutionary, people say, is a man who has nothing to lose. There are millions of poor people in this country who have little, or nothing to lose.”With over 43 million people living in poverty in the United States today, King’s ideas still hold much power.The Poor People’s CampaignIn the last three years of his life and ministry King had grown frustrated with the slow pace of reform and the lack of funding for anti-poverty programs. In 1966, for example, King moved to Chicago and lived in an urban slum to bring attention to the plight of the urban poor in northern cities. His experiences in the South had convinced him that elimination of poverty was important to winning the long-term battle for civil and social rights.It was also at this time that King began to think about leading a march to Washington, D.C., to end poverty. King explained the campaign saying,:“Then we poor people will move on Washington, determined to stay there until the legislative and executive branches of the government take serious and adequate action on jobs and income.”King was assassinated before he could lead the campaign. And while the effort continued, the campaign could not meet King’s goals of poverty elimination, universal access to health care and education, and a guaranteed income that would keep people out of poverty.Why it matters todayA homeless person in New York. Jeffrey Zeldman, CC BY-NC-NDAt a time when millions in the U.S. are poor and disenfranchised, the Poor People’s campaign remains as relevant for the U.S. as it was 50 years ago. Consider the evidence:At least 1.5 million households in the United States with about 3 million children are surviving on cash incomes of no more than $2 per day.A 2017 United Nations report found infant mortality rates in the U.S. to be the highest in the developed world. Children alone comprised 32.6 percent of all people in poverty.The World Income Database found that the U.S. has the highest rate of inequality among all Western countries.Making this situation worse, many of the welfare and poverty elimination programs have been cut back or eliminated. A recent Washington Post investigation found that extreme poverty has nearly doubled since major welfare reform efforts in the 1990s under then-President Bill Clinton.How can King’s ideas help today?At the core of King’s anti-poverty message were two key ideas. The first was a guarantee that the federal government would provide every able-bodied American with a job. The second was for the federal government to provide a national basic income that would ensure a minimum concrete sum of money for every American regardless of their employment status.In his 1967 speech at Stanford University, King argued that the time had come to “guarantee an annual minimum – and livable – income for every American family.” The idea was to ensure every U.S. citizen would be able to live above the poverty line. King was assassinated before he could present a fully developed policy proposal.Currently, several Nordic nations, most notably Finland, are considering such a proposal. Two economists, Debraj Ray and Kelle Moene have argued that a universal income has the potential to boost GDP and productivity. The premise is that if you give people who currently lack means more money to spend, they will contribute to the economy through increased consumption of goods and services.On the anniversary of King’s death, as Americans ponder the unfinished work of the Poor People’s Campaign, I believe a guaranteed national income is one idea that needs to be examined.Joshua Inwood is an associate professor in the Department of Geography and a research associate in the Rock Ethics Institute. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Geography at the University of Georgia and before coming to Penn State was a faculty member at the University of Tennessee and Auburn University. TAGSMartin Luther King Jr.Poverty Previous articleVote tomorrow in The Apopka Voice Reader’s Poll – Seat #2 RunoffNext article1,530 vote-by-mail ballots received for Apopka City Commission Seat #2 runoff Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply You have entered an incorrect email address! 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Ryan Kankowski finishes off a great Sharks try against the Lions

first_imgTuesday Aug 18, 2009 Ryan Kankowski finishes off a great Sharks try against the Lions The Natal Sharks held off large amounts of pressure from the Lions at Ellis Park this weekend, but managed to come away with a 30-19 Currie Cup win after scoring three tries away from home.The Lions actually dominated at times, but were 23-0 down with ten minutes left in the match, before they themselves scored three quick tries.The win for the Sharks takes their tally up to five unbeaten consecutively, keeping them in second place behind the Griquas.Their first try was a classic as they moved the ball from deep, beating defenders with great handling from both forwards and backs, then the deft stepping of the superb Ryan Kankowski beat a few big boys before he crossed for the try.The star Sharks number 8 was awarded the Man of the Match, but credited his team mates for the environment in which hes able to shine so brightly.Its very special playing for The Sharks, he said.Theyre a brilliant bunch of guys and its great to win with a team you enjoy playing with. Im very fortunate to be playing with such good players, they make my job so much easier. Time: 02:46ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingShe Was the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. What She Looks Like Now is InsaneNueey10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyHere’s What That Tiny Hole Next to Your Iphone Camera Actually DoesNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. 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Watch: Reforging the Steelers | Episode 2 | RugbyPass Original Documentary In Episode 2 of Reforging the Steelers, we follow the team through rounds two to four as they try to get their season on track after an opening loss to competition powerhouses Tasman. Final round of the Gallagher Premiership hit by a second match cancellation The final round of the Premiership lost the Worcester-Gloucester match on Tuesday and now Bristol versus London Irish is off. Crusaders player ratings vs Rebels | Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Which Crusaders stood out in their 26-point win over the Rebels in the final round of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman? Shock result: Crusaders left to rue costly errors with win over Rebels not enough for final guarantee In a shock result, the Crusaders have failed to record the requisite winning margin needed over the Rebels to book themselves a spot in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final and are now reliant on the Blues dropping the ball against the Force. ‘I deliberately haven’t mentioned it too much this week’: Tim Sampson keeping mum ahead of Blues battle The Western Force aim to play the role of party poopers on Saturday when they take on the ladder-leading Blues at a venue that shall not be named. 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Facebook introduces matched giving to its fundraising platform

first_imgIt also clearly explains how it works. “If you pledge to match $50 and raise $25, you’ll only pay $25. If you raise $100, you’ll pay $50.” Crisis ResponseFacebook has also announced more social good developments at its recent F8 developments conference.It has expanded its Crisis Response service, which it launched last year as a place where people can get information about recent crises and access Safety Check, Community Help and Fundraisers.Soon, people affected by a crisis are able to share firsthand accounts of timely information, like road closures and damage photos and videos, making it easier to get real-time updates. The feature will be “rolling out later this year”. Facebook Crisis Centre – sharing firsthand information Facebook removed charges for nonprofit fundraising in November 2017, so charities receive 100% of donations and matched pledges.In announcing the matched giving functionality, Facebook shared an example of a campaign.“David Smith lost his sister in a car accident in 2013, and this year for his birthday, he started a fundraiser for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). He told family and friends that if he could raise $100, he would match their contribution. People rallied around the cause and raised $2,360 — more than 10x his original goal.”Although launched initially in the US, fundraisers in the UK and Europe have reported seeing the option available to them as individuals, but the roll-out is clearly not yet complete.To be clear, the matching option is only for individuals. Facebook pages (or organisations) can not offer a matched giving function. So this is not (yet) a tool for corporate fundraisers to exploit. Also, its roll-out has come too late for this year’s London Marathon event, so charities will have to wait until 2019 to see how well it can be used in that context. Facebook has started to allow charity supporters in the US to add a matched giving offer on the fundraising page they set up. They can pledge to match total donations from between $5 and $2,500.The option is now presented to individuals when they create a fundraising page for their selected charity.The pledge is made at the beginning of the campaign in the set-up options. Facebook makes it clear that the individual pays the pledged amount at the end of the fundraising campaign. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis33 Howard Lake | 8 May 2018 | News Facebook launches personal fundraising tool in the UK (9 November 2017)The strategic opportunities of Facebook’s suite of donation tools (20 December 2017)Facebook tests birthday fundraising option (11 May 2017)  234 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis33center_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. Blood donationsFacebook has expanded its recent feature enabling people in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan to register as blood donors via Facebook. Now, ‘Blood Donations on Facebook’ will make it easier for people who want to donate to find opportunities nearby. Later this month, people in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan will be able to view nearby blood donation camps, requests for blood donations and blood banks from one place on Facebook. Setting up matched giving for a Facebook fundraiser Personal cause fundraisersFacebook has also made some changes to personal cause fundraisers, where individuals can fundraise for personal or family need.Individuals now have a broader range of categories to select from. Family categories now include options such as new baby suppliers and adoption. New categories include travel for medical needs, educational trips and volunteer programmes. The latter might prove particularly useful for the many young people who seek to volunteer internationally during a gap year.Facebook has also removed the fee it charges for personal cause fundraisers. Originally Facebook explained this fee was to cover payment processing and security activities such as fraud prevention. Personal cause fundraisers now will simply incur a small payment processing fee.   233 total views,  1 views today Tagged with: Facebook matched giving Facebook introduces matched giving to its fundraising platformlast_img read more

Hillsides Education Center Introduces Social-Emotional Skills Development Program

first_img Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday More Cool Stuff Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Herbeauty10 Brutally Honest Reasons Why You’re Still SingleHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Of The Most Notorious Female Spies In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBohemian Summer: How To Wear The Boho Trend RightHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyPretty Or Not: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About BeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTips From A Professional Stylist On How To Look Stunning In 2020HerbeautyHerbeauty Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Top of the News 10 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it The staff at Hillsides Education Center are looking forward to a successful 2014-2015 school year.What does GROWTH stand for?Hillsides Education Center (HEC) may have just started the new school year, but third grader Pablo*, 9, already knows the answer. “Generous, Respectful, Optimistic, Willing, Tenacious, and Honest,” he rattled off when asked.GROWTH is a new program HEC is launching for the 2014-2015 academic year that teaches students how to improve in four skill areas: tenacity, problem-solving, social awareness, and personal awareness. Students will be encouraged to set goals, complete tasks, grow their social-emotional intelligence, and create habits of self-reflection to help them reach success inside and outside the classroom.“Academic-based skills such as reading, writing, and math are very important, but so are social-emotional skills,” said HEC Director Ryan Eisenberg. “It is our job as educators to create students who are generous, respectful, optimistic, willing to try, tenacious, and honest with themselves and others.”During the first month of school, students will receive an orientation to become familiar with the GROWTH concepts. They will then be given individual plans based on their skill area needs. Their goals will be posted and integrated into the school day. As students make progress on their goals, they will be rewarded with privileges, such as an overnight trip or a celebratory dinner with staff.But the pay-off is even greater, said Eisenberg. “While we link privileges to GROWTH, the focus is more on students internalizing the importance of personal development.HEC believes in creating lasting change, and we think the GROWTH system will have a lifelong benefit to our students.”Also new at HEC this school year is a graphic design class. Students will be instructed on media design, T-shirt design, and animation projects. The school’s reading intervention program, Reading Rocks, is also being updated for the academic year with a software component that will more directly link the program with classroom lessons. Now in its second year, the reading program has been very successful. Out of 19 students participating in the program last year, four improved their reading by one grade level and five students by two grade levels. This year, HEC expects some 30 students will take advantage of the program.HEC is a K-12 therapeutic residential and day school that offers individualized education for students with social-emotional, learning, and/or behavioral challenges. HEC is one of four core programs of Hillsides. Hillsides, headquartered in Pasadena, is a premier provider dedicated to improving the well-being and functioning of children, youth, and families in need throughout Los Angeles County. For more information on HEC or Hillsides, please visit or EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *center_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Education Hillsides Education Center Introduces Social-Emotional Skills Development Program For 2014-2015 School Year From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 12:14 pm Subscribe Business News Community News Community News Make a comment Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Murder accused was supplying drugs from her prison cell

first_imgFacebook Twitter Linkedin TAGSdrugsLimerick Prison Councillor warns of crack cocaine in West Limerick by Andrew CareySign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up [email protected] LITHUANIAN nurse was supplying drugs from her Limerick prison cell where she was being held on a charge alleging that she murdered her mother on Christmas Eve.Greta Dudko (36) of Carpenterstown, Dublin 15 was in Limerick prison on October 9, 2012 when officers searched her cell and found heroin, cannabis herb and resin along with a quantity of prescription tablets and a mobile phone disguised as a BMW car key.Limerick District Court was told that Ms Dudko was arrested and while she admitted possession of the phone and the drugs, she did not admit to supplying them to others .Inspector Dermot O’Connor told Judge Eugene O’Kelly that Ms Dudko said she concealed the items and brought them into the prison because she was “in fear of threats and being bullied”.Pleading guilty to the offences, defence counsel Mark Stacke said his client was on remand on a charge alleging that she murdered her mother on December 24, 2010.He said the matters before the court were completely out of character for Ms Dudko who had no previous convictions and was a smart lady who has been utilising her time well.“She had been on remand for 33 months now and in that time she has studied and attained many diplomas and qualifications. She even translates for the Prison Governor and is happy to do so. She also has a history of work and is a qualified nurse”, he said.He added that Ms Dudko was “under immense pressure to bring the phone in for others but remained silent through fear”.Judge O’Kelly said that it was a very “sophisticated device” and one that would be difficult to detect unless fully examined.While Ms Dudko claimed her family were threatened while she was in prison, Inspector O’Connor said there was no evidence to support this as she “failed to elaborate on this in interview”.She had been in the Dochas Centre for women in Dublin but was taken to Limerick Prison after she had returned from a weekly visit with her seven-year-old son.Remarking that the ability of people in prison to get access to drugs was widespread, Judge O’Kelly said that “those who smuggle items were complicit and the court took a very serious view of it.“She was caught with a wide variety of drugs in Limerick Prison after being given access to her son. It compromises the integrity of the prison security system to smuggle phones in – and this one in particular when disguised in the form of a car key. It must have come as some surprise to the officers.Imposing a five month prison term for the possession of heroin for sale or supply, Judge O’Kelly said he “had doubts as to the reality she was being threatened as she remained silent”.A four month jail term was also imposed for the possession of a mobile phone while in custody.“Ms Dudko failed to elaborate and never made a complaint about claims she was being bullied and threatened. The integrity of the prison security is dependant on people not smuggling things in”, he said, before backdating the prison sentences to October 22, 2013. WhatsApp Advertisement Drugs epidemic threatens to engulf Limerick City Printcenter_img Armed teen arrested in cash and drugs seizure Limerick Prison operating above capacity Previous articleMinister told to tackle animal abuse gangs in LimerickNext articleRevolving prison door criticised Staff Reporter Email Cash and drugs seized in targeted Limerick operation City and Soul: Reaching out for the Reds RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsCrime & CourtMurder accused was supplying drugs from her prison cellBy Staff Reporter – April 18, 2014 1430 last_img read more

Mickey’s Kingdom Receives Big Donation From Evansville Rotary Club

first_imgMickey’s Kingdom Receives Big Donation From Evansville Rotary ClubAUGUST 21ST, 2018 TYRONE MORRIS EVANSVILLE, INDIANAA big donation is helping build the future Mickey’s kingdom. The Rotary Club of Evansville celebrated 100 years of service in 2013.In 2013, they donated $100,000 to the City of Evansville. With some help from Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, that money is now going towards Mickey’s Kingdom. Rotary Club members say they are excited to be able to contribute to this $2 million project.Jeffery Burger, Rotary Club of Evansville, says, “It feels great, and what we are even more excited about is to be able to move our Civic Award Recognition wall from the museum, over to Mickey’s Kingdom because so many people are going to see all these great leaders over the past 100 years who have supported giving back to this community. Who has helped this community and they are all going to be recognized there so we are very excited about it.”The Rotary Club of Evansville is one of the top four donors of this project.Mickey’s Kingdom is expected to open in October.Folks can donate by buying a brick. FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare TwitterFacebooklast_img read more