Ireland v Italy postponed due to coronavirus

first_imgThis decision also throws into doubt the final round of matches between Italy and England due to take place on the weekend of 14-15 March, as well as potentially other fixtures in the championship. At present, all other Six Nations matches are scheduled to go ahead as planned.A Six Nations statement read: “We will be holding further discussions with all six unions with respect to the rescheduling options for all the affected games, factoring in the current dynamic situation.“All other matches are currently scheduled to go ahead as normal. We will continue to monitor the situation very closely with all unions and the respective government authorities and health organisations.”The Italy v Scotland women’s match due to take place last Sunday has already been postponed, as have Guinness Pro14 matches scheduled to be held in Italy this weekend. The same could be true of more Six Nations fixtures.The coronavirus has also led to the rescheduling of the Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens. These World Sevens Series tournaments were due to take place in April but have been moved to October. There are also growing concerns about how the outbreak could affect the Olympics.In 2001, several Six Nations matches had to be rescheduled due to the foot-and-mouth outbreak and were played that autumn, while in 2012 the France v Ireland match was postponed due to a frozen pitch at the Stade de France and was moved to a fallow week.That will not be possible this time and it will be interesting to see when these fixtures are rescheduled for in an already congested rugby calendar. Grounded: The Italy and Ireland line up for the anthems in Dublin in 2018 (Getty Images) LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Ireland v Italy postponed due to coronavirusThe Ireland v Italy Six Nations matches due to take place over the weekend of 6-8 March have been postponed due to concerns over the coronavirus.The IRFU were told by the National Public Health Emergency team that the three matches should not proceed in the interests of public health.Italy has recorded nearly 400 coronavirus cases so far – the most of any country outside China – and there are growing concerns over the spread of Covid-19. Italian authorities have introduced restrictions over public gatherings in certain areas of the country to try to limit the spread of coronavirus.The men’s match was due to be played on Saturday 7 March at the Aviva Stadium, with the women’s tie the following day at Energia Park and the U20 fixture on the Friday night at Irish Independent Park. All three will now need to be rescheduled.The IRFU have released a statement saying: “We will immediately begin to work with our Six Nations partners to look at the possibility of rescheduling the matches and would hope to have an update on this in the coming days.” The March issue of Rugby World magazine – a Six Nations special – is on sale now. Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The men’s, women’s and U20 Six Nations ties have all been postponed The IRFU is advising ticket holders for the three matches to retain their tickets for now. They will receive tickets for the rescheduled matches or can opt for a refund, with information to be released as soon as possible.last_img read more

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Salford housing trust shows fundraising can profit businesses, as well as charities

first_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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  30 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: corporate AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday 31 January 2012A West Salford housing trust has combined corporate social responsibility with team building to raise thousands of pounds for Kidney Research UK, in a partnership which demonstrates that fundraising can be as beneficial for businesses as it is for charities.City West, which provides social housing throughout the West Salford area of Greater Manchester, began supporting Kidney Research UK in 2011 and has so far raised more than £45,000 for the Charity.However, far from being a simple fundraising exercise, City West’s activities have had a profoundly positive effect on the organisation itself, suggesting a more integrated approach to corporate sponsorship can offer companies a very real return on their investment.David Wright, Assistant Director of Finance at City West, explains how his wife’s first hand experiences of kidney disease led to City West supporting Kidney Research UK – Britain’s largest funder of research into the treatment and prevention of renal disorders.“My wife, Frances, had kidney problems when she was younger and had to have a transplant when she was 14,” said David.“2009 marked the 30th anniversary of that transplant, so we thought it was the right time give something back and help raise greater awareness around kidney problems.”After taking part in a number of fundraising events for Kidney Research UK, the couple set their sights on the Charity’s 2011 London to Paris Cycle Challenge.“I spoke to various colleagues about it over Christmas and, gradually, more and more people wanted to get involved.”“Before long City West had agreed to adopt Kidney Research UK as one of its chosen charities for the year and we had a team of 16 people training and fundraising as a group – something which brought everyone much closer together.”David, Frances and the team from City West eventually raised £32,000 by completing the four-day, 300-mile cycle trip and have continued to support the Charity ever since.“Over the past year we’ve forged a very close relationship with Kidney Research UK.”“City West supplied volunteers to help marshal the Charity’s annual London Bridges Walk, while the entire finance department, including myself, raised an additional £14,000 by climbing Ben Nevis, last November – an event he Charity holds every year”.“We hope the money that’s been raised will help a lot of people but the fundraising has been equally beneficial for City West. It’s been an excellent teambuilding exercise, has helped promote cross departmental relationships and has tied in well with our ethos of promoting health and wellbeing amongst staff.“It’s also strengthened our relationships with partner organisations and suppliers, who have got involved by sponsoring us.”City West’s proactive approach to fundraising has even resulted in Kidney Research UK adding an additional overseas challenge to its events calendar, after its London to Paris participants encouraged the Charity to adopt a new 400-mile cycle challenge from London to Amsterdam to Brussels.David and 24 City West employees hope to raise a further £100,000 by completing the trip later this year – bringing their total for Kidney Research UK to almost £150,000.Carol Bonham, Kidney Research UK’s Fundraising Manager for the North East, said: “We’re incredibly grateful to City West for the fantastic support they’ve shown us over the past 12 months.“Kidney disease is a potentially fatal illness that can affect anyone of any age and can’t currently be cured. With more than three million people in the UK at risk from it, the need for more research and greater public awareness can’t be overstated.“We often hear from individual supporters who’ve found participating in fundraising events incredibly rewarding, even life-changing. City West have shown that professional organisations stand to benefit in a similar way and we hope more companies will take advantage of the opportunities on offer and get involved in charity fundraising.”For more information about fundraising events such as the London 2 Paris Cycle Challenge and how to get involved, please visit: www.kidneyresearchuk.org/events. Alternatively, you can contact the Charity’s events team on: 0845 612 1226.ENDSCelebrating 50 years of funding research to save livesFor more information visit our website: www.kidneyresearchuk.org or call us free on: 0800 783 2973 to make a donation.You can follow Kidney Research UK on Facebook and Twitter:Registered Charity No.252892 Scottish Charity No.SC039245 Registered Company No.905963.Kidney Research UK is a limited company registered in England.Registered Office: Nene Hall, Lynch Wood Park, Peterborough, PE2 6FZ Howard Lake | 31 January 2012 | News Salford housing trust shows fundraising can profit businesses, as well as charitieslast_img read more

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Indiana Senator Supports Energy Bill

first_img SHARE Facebook Twitter Previous articleWeekly Ethanol Production IncreasesNext articleHerbicide Resistance in Waterhemp Continues To Grow Hoosier Ag Today SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Indiana Senator Supports Energy Bill Indiana Senator Supports Energy Bill Today, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly supported and helped the Senate pass legislation to make needed reforms to our nation’s energy policy. The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 would work to modernize our nation’s energy policy by expanding energy efficiency programs, modernizing the electrical grid, and increasing the development of renewable energy and traditional resources. The bill also includes provisions important to hunters, anglers, and outdoor recreationalists that improve access to public lands, open federal land to hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting, and improve some of the most important conservation programs like the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), the North American Wetlands Conservation Act, and the National Fish Habitat Conservation Program. Donnelly said, “From wind to oil, solar to natural gas, to coal and Indiana biofuels like ethanol and biodiesel, we need to pursue every resource to increase our energy independence. This much-needed, bipartisan legislation would make sure that our energy system is strong and reliable and help families and businesses invest in energy efficiency in order to save money. It also includes important conservation priorities to help us find the right balance between increasing energy production and remaining good stewards of the earth.”The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 would increase the energy supply, improve energy efficiency, modernize current infrastructure, and reauthorize important conservation programs. The bill supports the development of American renewable energy, traditional resources, and non-fuel minerals to help the United States move toward energy independence and cleaner, abundant, affordable energy supply. Other cost-saving provisions in the bill focus on energy efficiency standards that help families and businesses save money. Additionally, The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 would modernize our energy infrastructure by integrating new technologies to enhance the reliability and resilience of American energy systems. Finally, the bill permanently extends the LWCF, something Donnelly announced he supported in February 2015. The LWCF continues and strengthens efforts to conserve parks, lands, and wildlife habitat for outdoor recreation, and does not use taxpayer money. An amendment also adopted includes provisions from the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 that Donnelly cosponsored, which would increase access to federal land for hunting, fishing, and recreational activities.Donnelly believes that America needs an all-in approach to energy policy that pursues every avenue to increase our energy independence. He pushed for the Keystone XL Pipeline to increase our country’s energy security and the jobs and energy production the pipeline will create. He has consistently advocated for a strong domestic energy economy to expand economic opportunities for Hoosier workers, businesses, and their families. Facebook Twitter By Hoosier Ag Today – Apr 20, 2016 last_img read more

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Lake Avenue Church Family Summer Nights

first_img Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday HerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Trends To Look Like A Bombshell And 6 To Forget AboutHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTiger Woods Is ‘Different Man’ 10 Years After ScandalHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRub This All Over Your Body And He’s Guaranteed To Swoon Over YouHerbeautyHerbeauty 11 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Faith & Religion Events Lake Avenue Church Family Summer Nights Wednesday, July 9 – August 6, LAC Campus Article and Photo courtesy of LAKE AVENUE CHURCH Published on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 | 3:28 pm More Cool Stuff Top of the News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Make a comment EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDScenter_img Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Business News 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. Subscribe First Heatwave Expected Next Week Family Summer Nights. Photo courtesy LAKE AVENUE CHURCHBring the whole family to Lake Avenue Church and enjoy an evening of hanging out with friends, and lots of fun! This is a Church Family Night of fun, which means that it is designed for all ages, so know that everyone is welcome! Dinner is at 5:30 p.m., and all other activities go from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., there is a suggested donation for the meal of $15-20/family, and $5 a person.Lake Avenue Church, 393 N. Lake Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 844-4700 or visit www.lakeave.org.last_img read more

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WATCH: “We wont be found wanting” : Treaty United Manager Tommy…

first_imgWATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads WhatsApp TAGSJoel CoulstrainKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostTreaty UnitedWIT Print NewsSportSoccerWATCH: “We wont be found wanting” : Treaty United Manager Tommy Barrett ready for the upcoming seasonBy Jack Neville – March 4, 2021 212 Twitter Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Advertisement Email Previous articleOn This Day: League double for Limerick in 2017 & Footballers fall to Clare in 12′Next articleMan charged with possession of cocaine for sale or supply following Limerick student street party Jack Neville center_img Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limerick Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Linkedin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash TREATY United had their first ever game last night as they picked up a 1-1 draw with Waterford FC in a preseason friendly in WIT.Joel Coulstrain grabbed the club’s first ever goal as they gear up for their maiden season beginning on March 26 against Bray Wanderers.Treaty Manager Tommy Barrett was a guest on Between the Stripes TV as he discussed the formation of the side prior to last night’s friendly.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “We got the confirmation on a Saturday and we had trials, well i suppose training on the Tuesday as I had identified 33 players. And I had to have the squad finalised by Thursday so essentially I had two days and now we have four weeks to prepare.“But it’s done now. It condensed it and we had to make the decisions but we made the most of it.“We’ve got a bit of experience. I had to go with guys I knew. We have a lot of ex 19’s and first Division players who played with me at Limerick in previous years.“They’re the guys that want to play. It’s probably gonna cost them money, between traveling in time. But they want to be here, they’re hungry lads and that’s the guys we want.“First year is about sustainability on a tight budget. We will grow the club before we look at success on the pitch. In saying that, we are not going to make excuses. We are going to give it our best shot. It is what it is and that’s the hand we have been dealt. The minute you cross that line you have to do your best effort.“We will give it a go, we definitely won’t be found wanting.”Barrett also looked into the game with Waterford, the potential for expansion in Munster and the upcoming season. Catch it in full below, courtesy of the ‘Between the Stripes TV‘ YouTube channel.The post WATCH: “We wont be found wanting” : Treaty United Manager Tommy Barrett ready for the upcoming season appeared first on Sporting Limerick. Facebooklast_img read more

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Calls for an efficient and affordable Donegal rural transport system

first_img Google+ 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebook Pinterest Homepage BannerNews Calls for an efficient and affordable Donegal rural transport system Facebook Pinterest Google+center_img Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleLiam Payne is already learning about the less joyful parts of parentingNext articleDavid Beckham has a cameo in Guy Ritchie’s ‘King Arthur’ and looks rough AF in it News Highland Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Cllr Gerry McMonagleThere are calls for the establishment of a efficient and coast effective rural transport system within Donegal.To that end, Councillor Gerry McMonagle wants the council to conduct an audit of public, private and community transport services within the county to progress the proposals.He says the a lack of a proper transport system effects everyone but particularly young people:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/GerryMcMonagleBus.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal By News Highland – March 29, 2017 Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Main Evening News, Sport, Nuacht and Obituaries Friday 24th November

first_img Main Evening News, Sport, Nuacht and Obituaries Friday 24th NovemberAudio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/frinews-1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Pinterest Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Homepage BannerNews Harps come back to win in Waterford Google+ Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic center_img Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Previous articleTalks to take place again tomorrow in bid to avert electionNext articlePSNI warn businesses against email scam News Highland WhatsApp Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty By News Highland – November 24, 2017 Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Main Evening News, Sport, Nuacht and Obituaries Friday 24th November Facebooklast_img read more

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Anger after children’s playpark destroyed in Eglinton

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Anger after children’s playpark destroyed in Eglinton WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleDonegal man charged in connection to Strokestown incidentNext articlePSNI investigating serious crash in Park News Highland Twitter Pinterest Twitter The PSNI have slammed those responsible for the destruction of children’s play equipment at a playpark in Co. Derry overnight.The children’s play area at the playground in Eglinton was substantially damaged after being set on fire by vandals.A PSNI investigation is underway and officers are asking anyone who may have information about the incident to contact them. By News Highland – January 13, 2019 DL Debate – 24/05/21 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Pinterest Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp Google+ Harps come back to win in Waterford Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebooklast_img read more

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NI Elections: Gains for Alliance Party in Derry

first_img Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ Pinterest Twitter AudioHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp WhatsApp Counting continues on day two of Northern Ireland’s local elections.Despite some councils having finished, others are only starting to be tallied up.So far, Sinn Fein and the DUP are in a battle for the most seats across the 11 local councils.Other parties are still playing catch up with the likes of the UUP dropping a number of key seats – but they’re still ahead of the SDLP.In Derry, well known republican Gary Donnelly has been re-elected in a ward covering the Creggan area of Derry, where Journalist Lyra Mckee was shot dead by the ‘new IRA’ last month:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/donnellyelections.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Meanwhile, the Alliance Party have seen major gains and have broken into new councils for the first time.One major surprise was in Derry according to party leader Naomi Long:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/longelections.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ Facebook Twittercenter_img NI Elections: Gains for Alliance Party in Derry Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous articleUK Government ‘optimistic’ on Brexit compromise with LabourNext articleDerry City have showed they can battle back – Eoghan Stokes following draw with Dundalk News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest By News Highland – May 4, 2019 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

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Recruitment: Why the long……….process?

first_img Previous Article Next Article Read full article Comments are closed. Recruitment: Why the long……….process?Shared from missc on 9 Dec 2014 in Personnel Todaycenter_img What’s with the long, arduous multi-stage recruitment processes that seem to be increasingly common place these days? When chatting to job seekers I find that a 6 stage (or more) recruitment process that may incorporate psychometric testing, multiple technical tests, cultural evaluations, competency based screening (to name a few), is nothing out of the ordinary and I can’t help but wonder if it’s necessary?Has the length, rigorousness or even quirkiness of a company’s recruitment process become a marketing tool to tell the world that what lies beyond this extensive screening must be worth all the work and effort put in?I believe that in this day and age we should be striving to create efficiencies, thus not being on-board with what seems to me to be an in-efficient waste of time. The only thing I believe you can be certain of after a 6-8 stage process is just how keen the candidate is on the position/company given the willingness to stick around for that long. I don’t believe that you will gain any more of an in-sight into their suitability to the position, over a well put together 2 stage interview process where the questioning is intelligent, relevant to the role and type of person you are looking to hire, which may or may not include a specific skills based test. Specific preparation is key! Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

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