he winner of the Journalists’ Charity/Dickens Fellowship competition to find a new Dickens character for the 21st century was revealed last night as a formidable B&Q queue organiser who takes her role very seriously. Cartoon by MAC and courtesy of the Journalists’ Charity). … More Journalists’ Charity/Dickens Fellowship finds a new Dickens character for the 21st century
The digital publisher’s Journalism Is Not A Crime campaign follows the arrest and detention of the paper’s US chief correspondent Andrew Buncombe while covering Black Lives Matter protests in Seattle. … More Indie launches Journalism Is Not A Crime campaign
Hairdressers and barbers, bars and restaurants, cinemas, tourist attractions, places of worship and childcare settings can now all reopen. … More HAIR, HAIR. RAISE YOUR GLASS TO NICOLA AND SAY A LITTLE PRAYER ALL GOES WELL
Policy Lead for Social Care, Councillor Kieron Green said: “Every child deserves to live in a safe, loving home but unfortunately that’s not always possible. That’s why we need people in our communities to help – to give a child a chance. There are a number of reasons why children and young people can’t remain with their own families and need to be looked after and accommodated. … More Could you give a child a home, please?
The programme follows the lives of the class of 2018/2019, with special focus on five young seminarians. These trainee priests had interesting past lives as a former law student, a maths teacher, a language student, a radio DJ and a Navy Seal. … More Priest School flings its doors open to TV in Rome
Erskine is very pleased to announce that we have received an incredible grant of £250,000 from The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. This grant was awarded following our application to the Trust’s COVID-19 Impact Programme and will help fund the enhanced care services provided by Erskine’s Homes over the next four months. … More ERSKINE RECIVES INCREDIBLE GRANT FROM ARMED FORCES COVENANT TRUST
“It is clear that we will need to make significant cost savings, and change the way we work, and we are sorry to tell you that this will mean that there will be job losses over the coming months.” … More Guardian and BBC announce job cuts as pandemic continues to affect media industry
But Charlton was not playing these games of identity. He was bluntly, gruffly, cloth-capped English. There was – whatever the sentimental reminiscences might say – no whiff of the “adopted son” about him, no “more Irish than the Irish” guff. He had the tough centre-half’s absolute assurance about himself, and that very much included the utter certainty about who he was and where he came from. … More Fintan O’Toole: Jack Charlton allowed us to accept the English part of our Irishness
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has again refused to rule out the option of quarantining people travelling from England to Scotland to control the spread of coronavirus. … More GRIM REAPER SENT HAMEWARDS TAE THINK AGAIN
The website also has a number of “Request It” and “Report It” services that allow people to report lighting and road faults; tell us if they have moved house; make and comment on planning applications; order a new bin; change the name of their house; or request a copy birth certificate. For the very latest information and help regarding coronavirus visit our dedicated Coronavirus pages. … More Are you making the most of the council website?