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  • Help bring Peace to Lebanon by simply wearing a T shirt


    Protest artists conceptTshirts release Peace in Lebanon T shirts to get the message of peace across. They want as many people as possible to wear the T shirts to help show the world that Britain wants peace even if the government isn’t saying so.

    (Filed: Mon Jul 31 2006)
  • Increase in town planners online learning


    A design makeover and enhanced content including a popular legal ‘blog’ has boosted visits to record levels at the Royal Town Planners’ Institute (RTPI) performance and learning support web site at www.planningmatters.co.uk

    (Filed: Wed Jul 12 2006)
  • UnityUK membership tops 100


    In excess of 100 library authorities have already signed up to become members of UnityUK: the next generation resource sharing and interlibrary loan service from The Combined Regions (TCR). UnityUK is a part-financed project by the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund delivered through the South Yorkshire Objective 1 Programme. In the four months since the launch, 90% of members have been trained, and four regional user groups have been scheduled. More than 50% of subscribers have already used the service to place a request.

    (Filed: Sat Jul 08 2006)


    The City of the Hague are now live with a new, upgraded, version of CPORTAL, the e-Government search engine from OCLC PICA. The upgrade, to CPORTAL 2.0, enhances the search service available to users of the www.denhaag.nl website. Using the new version, CPORTAL administrators can control the relevance ranking across the whole of the results set: they can simultaneously specify a preference for results from particular data sets, and achieve query responses in less than half a second.

    (Filed: Fri Jun 09 2006)


    The current attempt by Conservative leader David Cameron to don the mantle of a committed environmentalist further illustrates the lightweight nature of the man. Stunts like putting a wind turbine on his roof and going to see a glacier in Norway only serve to remind us that he is a media guru who is out of his depth.

    (Filed: Wed Apr 19 2006)
  • Solicitors back new compensation claim laws


    A LEADING firm of Scottish solicitors has backed a prediction this week by independent market analysts Datamonitor that, as a result of impending government legislation, three-quarters of the UK’s ‘no win no fee’ accident claims firms could soon close their doors.

    (Filed: Tue Apr 18 2006)
  • Council calls for action on St George's Day


    A Kent Borough Council has set itself on a collision course with political correctness by urging businesses, residents and schools to fly the flag of St George with pride this Summer.

    (Filed: Wed Apr 12 2006)
  • UnityUK goes live in the first library authorities


    UnityUK, the next generation resource sharing and interlibrary loan service from The Combined Regions (TCR), has gone live in the first three library authorities to move onto the new system. This represents the first phase of libraries to migrate to UnityUK and comes just six weeks after the announcement of the launch of the new service.

    (Filed: Sat Apr 08 2006)
  • Timber trading: building success with Egger


    With the Olympic Games due to take place in 2012 and the latest NHBC figures showing a marked increase in construction figures, builders’ merchants will be looking forward to continued growth this year and beyond.

    (Filed: Thu Mar 23 2006)
  • Free drug testing kits for UK schools


    The first step in a drive to make free drug testing kits available to all UK schools is now underway as Preventx, a drug testing kit supplier is giving away products to both schools and parents.

    (Filed: Mon Jan 30 2006)
  • Speaking up for the Nation's Children


    The former leader of the UK Independence Party, Jeffrey Titford MEP, has attacked the Government for allowing sex offenders to work in schools.

    (Filed: Sat Jan 14 2006)
  • UKIP defends Gordon Brown from Commission attacks


    Gordon Brown today received support from an unexpected quarter, when UKIP's MEP John Whittaker called European Commission accusations against the Chancellor a "farce".

    (Filed: Thu Jan 12 2006)
  • Echelon blog fast tracks legal latest for RTPI


    An innovative commentary ‘blog’ keeping planners up-to-date with latest developments in town planning law is amongst latest enhancements at the Royal Town Planners’ Institute (RTPI) web site at www.planningmatters.co.uk

    (Filed: Fri Jan 06 2006)
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