27th November 2019 | By Daniel O’Boyle Casino & games London council revokes pub gaming licence for underage play Topics: Casino & games Legal & compliance Slots Redbridge London Borough Council has become the UK’s first local authority to revoke a pub’s gaming machine licence, after finding that The George Public House, a branch of JD Wetherspoon, repeatedly failed to stop children playing the terminals. Regions: UK & Ireland Tags: Slot Machines Redbridge London Borough Council has become the UK’s first local authority to revoke a pub’s gaming machine licence, after finding that The George Public House, a branch of JD Wetherspoon, repeatedly failed to stop children playing the terminals.The decision follows two operations, in January and July of 2019, in which police cadets aged under 16 entered the pub and spent £3 on the machines without being asked for proof of age by staff who were nearby, while plain-clothed police officers witnessed the event. Customers must be 18 to play the machines.The George Public House previously had the right to host up to seven Category C gaming machines, which cost £1 per play and have a maximum payout of £100. Under the council’s ruling, it will lose the right to the five machines for which it needed to apply for a licence.However, the council’s licensing subcommittee allowed the pub to keep its automatic right to operate two betting terminals, after it was given assurances that the venue would implement technology to alert staff when machines are being used, along with measures to protect children.Sue Harper, the council’s Corporate Director for Place, said the council takes the issue of underage gambling extremely seriously.“Businesses with permits to operate betting machines have a legal obligation to protect children and other vulnerable people from being harmed or exploited by gambling,” Harper said.“At Redbridge, we put the welfare of our children at the heart of everything we do and won’t be afraid to use the full weight of the law against businesses in the borough that fail in their legal obligations to safeguard young people.” Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Email Address
AG Leventis Plc (AGLEVE.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2008 annual report.For more information about AG Leventis Plc (AGLEVE.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the AG Leventis Plc (AGLEVE.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: AG Leventis Plc (AGLEVE.ng) 2008 annual report.Company ProfileThe A.G. Leventis Group is a leading manufacturing and distribution company in Nigeria and West Africa supplying a variety of products and services across a range of industries including general dealerships, motor dealerships and real estate. The company has business interests in supplying power and gas products, consumer foods and bakery products and printing supplies as well as offers products and services for the real estate, hotel and commercial vehicles sectors. AG Leventis (Nigeria) Plc operates through a number of subsidiaries; Leventis Foods Plc, Leventis Motors, Abuja (Capital Motors) Plc, Mainland Hotels, Leventis Real Estate, Druckfarben Nigeria Plc and Chrisstahl Nigeria Plc. The company was established by Chief AG Leventis in Ghana in 1937 and mainly supplied local and imported textile products. It devolved into Leventis Motors Plc, Leventis Stores Plc, Leventis Technical Plc whilst it retained ownership of valuable freehold and leasehold property throughout Nigeria. Through a series of mergers and schemes of arrangement, the independent companies were dissolved and AG Leventis (Nigeria) Plc was established. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. AG Leventis (Nigeria) Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
Tropical Paradise Co Ltd (TPL.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2014 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Tropical Paradise Co Ltd (TPL.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Tropical Paradise Co Ltd (TPL.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Tropical Paradise Co Ltd (TPL.mu) 2014 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileTropical Paradise Co Limited engages in the tourism and leisure sector where it operates hotels in Mauritius. Headquartered in Moka, Mauritius, the company operates the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, Le Suffren Hotel & Marina, Hennessy Park Hotel, and Port Chambly Hotel. Tropical Paradise Co Limited (Ordinary) is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here By Damian Radcliffe, University of OregonWith the polarization of America’s media and politics reaching a fever pitch, many news consumers – “worn out by a fog of political news,” as a recent New York Times feature put it – are responding by tuning out altogether.Media distrust, which has intensified globally in recent years, is also a likely factor. A recent Gallup poll found only 13% of Americans trust the media “a great deal,” while 28% indicated that they trust the media “a fair amount.”However, evidence suggests a more favorable situation for local journalism.Poynter’s 2018 Media Trust Survey and a recent Knight Foundation-Gallup study each found that trust in local media is higher than for national media.Only 31% of Americans say they trust reporting from national news outlets “a great deal” or “quite a lot,” while 45% of Americans say the same for reporting from local news organizations.Forty-five percent still isn’t great; clearly, there’s work to be done. These efforts are complicated by the fact that many newsrooms are struggling financially.Despite this backdrop, I’m optimistic. I’ve spent two decades researching and working in local news. I believe local media outlets are in a position to creatively cater to audiences burned out by beltway drama.Here are four ways local newsrooms can forge deeper relationships with the communities they serve.1. Interact with readersWith newsroom employment down 25% since 2008 – the equivalent of 28,000 jobs – there are fewer boots on the ground. Nonetheless, opportunities to engage with audiences are greater than ever.One way is to be visible – online and in real life.Journalists can think about opportunities for face-to-face interaction with readers. Some outlets have started holding open editorial meetings, in which journalists discuss the stories they’re developing or meet-and-greets with the public. There are also opportunities to engage with readers via social media, whether it’s through Facebook Live or Q&As on Reddit, also known as “Ask Me Anything.”These efforts matter, because local journalists are often the only journalists people ever meet. As a result, they can serve as a proxy for perceptions of the wider industry.2. Teach the processAnother way to build trust is to explain how journalism works.Research suggests audiences don’t understand how journalism is produced, nor do they understand some of the terminology reporters deploy.For example, a 2018 survey found 60% of respondents believed reporters get paid by their sources “sometimes or very often.” Joy Mayer, director of the Trusting News project, told me that when journalists talk about “anonymous sources,” many people assume the journalist doesn’t know who the source is, either.It’s not difficult to address this, and doing so could help engender more trust in journalistic practice.In December 2018, for example, journalists at The Oregonian published a series about five seemingly disparate crimes and their connection to John Ackroyd, a convicted murderer. But they didn’t just publish the pieces and wait for the awards. They also shared articles outlining their reporting methods, alongside an annotated version of the full series with footnotes and links to related documents.3. Give readers what they wantWithout this type of transparency, as a recent Knight report acknowledged, trust in local news “is vulnerable to the same perceptions of partisan bias that threaten confidence in the national media.”One further way to try to eliminate this is to cede some control to the audience.In an article published by Harvard’s Nieman Lab, newsroom consultant Jennifer Brandel and editor Mónica Guzmán argue that it’s important for journalists to shift their approach to coverage.The editorial meeting of the future, they write, “won’t start with our ideas – we’ll start with the information gaps the public demonstrates they have, and focus our efforts squarely on filling those gaps.”Getting audiences to submit questions and listening to their needs can actually result in stories that journalists might not otherwise have produced.The Knight Foundation’s recent research highlighted opportunities to put this principle into operation. Nearly two-thirds of their respondents want more coverage on subjects like drug addiction, K-12 education, the environment and planned public works. They also want local outlets to do a better job holding those in power accountable.4. Encourage readers to payHowever, the uncertain finances of many small newsrooms are a major roadblock to experimentation and giving readers the content they crave.The declining revenue has meant more than 1 in 5, or 1,800, local newspapers have closed since 2004. Today, over 1,300 communities lack original local reporting.Most readers simply don’t realize how dire the situation is for some outlets.According to the Pew Research Center, 71% of Americans “think their local news media are doing just fine financially.” This may explain why only 14% of them financially supported a local news source in the past year.Yet readers indicated that they “were more likely to subscribe or otherwise support their local newspaper if it were the only one in their area and at risk of shutting down.”New research shows that audiences value local news, and 61% of Americans say their local news organizations do an “excellent” or “good” job covering what’s going on in their area. But the Knight Foundation’s latest report, “Putting a Price Tag on Local News,” also finds that few readers are currently paying for it.Clearly, many readers don’t realize how precarious things are. Newsrooms therefore must make a better case for the value of their work and why it needs to be supported.A civic imperativeUntil then, local outlets will have to do more with less.This isn’t easy. But even the smallest newsrooms, like the Cottage Grove Sentinel in Oregon, have been able to successfully experiment with new formats and ways to engage with readers.Americans believe local news outlets are accurate, useful, trustworthy and caring. Yet without a vibrant local news industry, fewer people run for office and citizens become less engaged about elections.“The diminishment of local news is to democracies what climate change is to the environment,” argues Tim Franklin, the head of Northwestern University’s Medill Local News Initiative. “It’s a slow-motion crisis, the effects of which we’re just beginning to see.”The appetite for hard-hitting, relevant, local news is clearly there. The big question is how best to tap into it and satiate it – all while ensuring local journalists can pay the bills.Damian Radcliffe, Caroline S. Chambers Professor in Journalism, University of Oregon. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here The Anatomy of Fear The appetite for smart local news is there. The challenge is figuring out how to make it profitable. Sharaf Maksumov/Shutterstock.com Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGSLocal Independent Online News SitesThe Conversation Previous articleDemings urges Opportunity Zone reform in CongressNext articleStudy: Endangered Species Sensitive to Climate Change Lack Protection Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Advertisement Small Black, Asian, multi-ethnic and refugee (BAMER) led charities and voluntary organisations will have the opportunity to pitch to grant making organisations next week for a cash prize, and to learn how to win more funding.Funder’s Den takes place on Friday 4 October, in London’s Living Room at City Hall, with representatives from Comic Relief, Trust For London, City Bridge Trust, Tudor Trust, BBC Children in Need, the National Lottery Community Fund, Arts Council England, and the Heritage Lottery Fund, amongst others. They will also be joined by special guest, former Paralympian and TV presenter, Ade Adepitan.Organisations interested in pitching should register on the Money4Youth site, and up to five groups will be selected to present their elevator pitches, after which funders will select a winner.Andy Gregg, CEO of Race on the Agenda said:“We are very proud to be able to work with Money4Youth and Black Fundraisers UK to help organisations become more sustainable. This year we are looking forward to a Q & A session with our Special Guest of Honour Ade Adepitan, and learning about how he developed a successful career against all odds.”As well as the chance to hear Ade Adepitan and to talk to funders, the evening will provide an opportunity for information sharing and networking with influencers, grant makers, corporate organisations and senior charity representatives.The evening will also see the launch of the second year of the AVOCADO+ Accelerator Programme: a partnership between Money4Youth, Race on the Agenda and IOF Black Fundraisers UK that supports BAMER groups to become more financially sustainable. 191 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 192 total views, 3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Melanie May | 27 September 2019 | News Tagged with: diversity Funding inclusion Funder’s Den offers BAMER-led charities chance to pitch to grant makers
Facebook Twitter Twitter ReddIt + posts Fort Worth moms host The Best Friend Bazaar 3: If you are more of a thrill seeker, Six Flags is now open! Forget about the stress of school on spring break as you drop 26 stories at speeds up to 85mph on rides like the Titan, Shock Wave, Texas Giant and many more. You can save up to 48 percent on passes during the Six Flags St. Patrick’s Day sale.Drop the stress of school as you plunge down the Titan roller coaster at 85 mph. Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday Sierra Tuthill Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store Linkedin printWith many Fort Worth schools on spring break, Fort Worth can be the premiere destination for a spring break staycation. Here are some top options if you’re staying in Cowtown over break.1: Take a trip to the Coyote Drive-In. Grab some popcorn and get ready for a classic experience. This week the Coyote Drive-In movie theater is showing Zootopia, Kung Fu Panda 3, Ride Along and more. Purchase tickets and find showtimes on their website.Enjoy a movie night at Coyote Drive-In. You can see the skyline of downtown Fort Worth behind the screens. Photo credit to www.dfw.com. Sierra Tuthillhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/sierra-tuthill/ Who’s your (Frog) Daddy? TAGSFort WorthSpring BreakStaycation Creepy clown sighting reported to Fort Worth police, no clowns found ReddIt Sierra Tuthillhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/sierra-tuthill/ Facebook 2: You will be fluttering with excitement when you visit the Fort Worth Botanic Garden over break. From now till April 3 you can walk amongst thousands of beautiful, exotic butterflies in the exhibit, Butterflies in the Garden. The butterflies will be in the rainforest conservatory, which is a 10,000 square foot glass building with more than 700 species of plants. Tickets are $10. Sierra Tuthillhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/sierra-tuthill/ Sierra Tuthill is a junior journalism major and film, television & digital media minor. She is the staff writer for the109.org. Sierra is the co-captain of the TCU Showgirls and loves country music, diet coke and the TCU Horned Frogs! Linkedin Previous articleZoo provides plan to control spring break traffic around zooNext articleThe109: Fort Worth police officer shot; one suspect dead, one in custody Sierra Tuthill RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature Child abuse prevention month aims to raise awareness and create change Sierra Tuthillhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/sierra-tuthill/ 4: Keep your brain active during break by learning something new at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. Guests can gaze at the stars in the planetarium or catch “Humpback Whales” in the Omni Theater. Feature exhibits this week include Critter Kingdom, Exploring America and Think.
Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ Facebook News Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson By News Highland – May 21, 2013 Google+ NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Pinterest Twitter Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Previous articleNew Croke park proposals distributed to public sector unionsNext articleRelay for Life programme of events released – full details inside News Highland Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Oireachtas committee hearings on abortion close today Facebook A legal expert who is due to speak this morning at the Oireachtas Health Committee hearing on the proposed new abortion legislation says the new laws should look more clearly at the definition of the unborn.Dr. Ruth Fletcher, at the school of Law at Keele University in the UK says there is an opportunity for this new legislation to define the unborn so that it excludes those foetuses which have lethal abnormalities.Currently the unborn is defined in law as starting from implantation.Dr. Fletcher also says the new laws should take into account that the value of a woman’s life is not the same as the value of the life of a foetus:”One of the problems with the current interpretation of article 43.3 is that it treats a woman’s life and a fetal life as if they are exactly the same thing” she said.”So fetal life is an important entity obviously – but women’s lives are valuable as biological entities, as sentiment beings, who can feel pain and pleasure and who have interests in well-being”.”And also as full persons who are conscious, who think, who reflect and make decisions” he added RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Twitter
View post tag: Williams View post tag: Destroyer View post tag: Guided-missile View post tag: Naval View post tag: Navy Back to overview,Home naval-today Arleigh Burke-Class Guided-Missile Destroyer USS James E. Williams Departs Italy View post tag: Arleigh View post tag: € View post tag: Departs View post tag: Italy Arleigh Burke-Class Guided-Missile Destroyer USS James E. Williams Departs Italy April 3, 2012 Training & Education View post tag: USS View post tag: Burke-Class View post tag: News by topic The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) departed Civitavecchia, Italy, March 30, after concluding a regularly-scheduled port visit.The visit served to continue U.S. 6th Fleet efforts to build global maritime partnerships with European nations and improve maritime safety and security in the region, while also giving the crew an opportunity to discover the rich culture of the region.Civitavecchia is also known as the “Port of Rome,” and apart from being a center for maritime transport and shipping in Italy, is linked to Rome by railway.The ease of access afforded the crew aboard James E. Williams a unique opportunity to visit historic and culturally-significant sites within the surrounding area.“Liberty, the ability to experience another country,” said Cmdr. Christopher M. Senenko, commanding officer of James E. Williams, “is a part of the culture of being a Sailor of the seas, and an important reason for why they joined.”“This is a first deployment and liberty port for about 70 percent of the crew,” said Command Master Chief William G. Cramer, Command Master Chief of James E. Williams.“I can’t imagine a better first port visit,” said Fire Controlman 3rd Class Pete J. Peterson, a Sailor aboard the destroyer. “We took tours of the Coliseum, Vatican City and wandered around Rome.”“The detail and magnitude of the monuments and ruins were eye-opening,” said Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 3rd Class Carolyn L. Wilson. “I thought, ‘Oh my gosh, no one would ever believe I was here.’”Sailors also attended tours arranged by the James E. Williams’ Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) committee, and were able to visit a winery and take guided tours of Rome.“I was able to tour a winery,” said Engineman 2nd Class Chad A. Hansen. “We explored an underground wine cellar, [received] a crash-course in the production of wine, and were given wine pairings with our appetizers and main course.”Through tours, sight-seeing, and local interaction, the crew played an important role in representing the U.S. Navy, said Cramer.“The crew has worked hard and proved they are a solid group of professionals and ambassadors of our country,” said Cramer. “It was an amazing and exiting place for the crew to enjoy their first liberty port at the start of a promising deployment.”James E. Williams conducted this port visit as part of a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility.[mappress]Naval Today Staff , April 03, 2012; Image: navy View post tag: James Share this article
A master’s degree, prior experience teaching for MusicAppreciation Department:Fine Arts Position Title:Adjunct Faculty- Fine Arts (MUSIC) Job Close Date: Quick Linkhttps://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/4281 Contract Type:No Response School:College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Employment Type:Temporary The Department of Fine Arts at Auburn University at Montgomery isseeking adjunct instructors capable of teaching MUSI 2110: MusicAppreciation.All instructors are expected to be competent teachers who cover theessential content and fulfill the learning objectives of thecourses they teach; responsive to changing professional needs;committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting inimproved student learning; and be capable of teaching online.Application materials must include a brief cover letter thatprovides a professional introduction, a curriculum vita, a list ofacademic references, and copies of all collegiate-leveltranscripts.Minimum qualification: A master’s degree, prior experience teachingfor Music Appreciation and the ability to teach online isnecessary Special Instructions to Applicant: Salary Band:N/A Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover LetterCurriculum VitaeProfessional Reference SheetTranscript(s)Optional DocumentsAdditional Transcript(s)Additional Supporting DocumentsPosting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Position Profile Link Job Open Date:07/17/2020 Classification Title:Faculty Vacancy Number:F-00234 Posting Details Minimum Qualifications: About the University/College Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University atMontgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t justtake our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of thebest colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Reportrecently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the Southfor the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all publicinstitutions in the region.Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employercommitted to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourageapplications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans,and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety andsecurity of our campus community is a top priority. All employeesat AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the dutyto immediately report information that has the potential toadversely impact safety or wellness on our campus. Tenure Track:No