Mortgage lending jumps in June but volumes stay below pre-crisis levels

first_imgWednesday 11 August 2010 8:29 pm whatsapp Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofThe Truth About Bottled Water – Get the Facts on Drinking Bottled WaterGayot Share Mortgage lending jumps in June but volumes stay below pre-crisis levels Show Comments ▼ center_img Tags: NULL by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen HeraldBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comAtlantic MirrorA Kilimanjaro Discovery Has Proved This About The BibleAtlantic MirrorTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastElite HeraldKate Middleton Dropped An Unexpected Baby BombshellElite HeraldTrading BlvdThis Picture of Prince Harry & Father at The Same Age Will Shock YouTrading Blvd whatsapp HOME loan volumes picked up in June but still languished at about a third of their pre-financial crisis levels, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).Banks and building societies extended £13.1bn of credit to housebuyers in June, an increase of 15 per cent on May’s figure and seven per cent up on the previous year. First-time buyers were among those who benefited in the uplift, with the number of loans going to people without a foot on the property ladder increasing 20 per cent month-on-month to 19,400.The total sum lent for mortgages in the second quarter – £35bn – was up marginally on last year, but remained well below the £93.9bn handed out in the same period of 2007. The CML warned the property market was unlikely to surge upward in the next six months.“Transaction levels are subdued and likely to remain so while access to credit is constrained,” said CML economist Paul Samter.The industry body also found fixed-rate home loans making a comeback. Nearly half of borrowers – 48 per cent – chose a fixed-rate mortgage in June, despite a historically low base interest rate of 0.5 per cent. This was due to lenders cheapening their deals. KCS-content last_img read more

German 2010 growth fastest since reunification

first_imgWednesday 12 January 2011 6:59 am Tags: NULL alison.lock Read This Next’Pose’ Creator Steven Canals on Life After His Groundbreaking Show: ‘I’mThe Wrap’The Boys’ Star Aya Cash Took Inspiration From YouTube, TikTok and SteveThe WrapHow HGTV’s ‘Renovation Island’ Changed Bryan and Sarah Baeumler’sThe Wrap’Bridgerton’ Stars Phoebe Dynevor and Nicola Coughlan on Daphne andThe WrapBest Wine Gifts & Wine Accessories at Every PriceGayot’Hitman’s Bodyguard’s Wife’ Earns $17 Million 5-Day Opening as Box OfficeThe WrapFox News’ Mark Levin Says Capitol Riot Suspects ‘Would Be Treated Better’The WrapEverything We Know, or Think We Know, About the Time-Keepers on ‘Loki’The Wrap’The Crown’: What Went Into Finding Princess Diana and Margaret ThatcherThe Wrap Germany’s economy rebounded last year at its fastest rate since reunification, official figures have shown.GDP has bounced back at a rate of 3.6 per cent this year after slumping to its deepest post-war trough last year, preliminary Federal Statistics Office data showed.In 2009, German GDP shrank by 4.7 per cent, the biggest recorded drop in post-war history. East and West Germany were reunified in October 1990.An 0.5 per cent increase in private consumption provided little sign of the strong upturn in consumer spending other eurozone economies are watching for to boost demand for their goods by the bloc’s biggest economy.The economy relied more for growth on traditionally strong corporate investment in 2010, with investment in equipment surging 9.4 per cent and other investment growing 6.4 per cent, the breakdown of the data showed.“Consumption is still relatively weak,” said Gerd Hassel from BHF Bank. “Public consumption however rose very strongly because of the fiscal stimulus programmes. Investments grew strongly, also for equipment. Germany is on a good path.” Sharecenter_img whatsapp 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 TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’Definition German 2010 growth fastest since reunification last_img read more

Denmark iGaming Dashboard – Q1 2018

first_img Topics: Casino & games Finance Sports betting Bingo Poker AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Email Address Tags: Card Rooms and Poker Online Gambling Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter 2nd August 2018 | By Joanne Christie Bingo iGaming Business and Ficom Leisure are pleased to present the Denmark iGaming Dashboard, providing revenue and product metrics on the dot.dk regulated market.Casino was the star performer in the Danish market during the first quarter of this year, experiencing its best quarter yet at €64.2m, up from €59.9m in the final quarter of last year.Unfortunately, sports betting didn’t fare so well, with GGR falling to €48.3m from €62.3m the previous quarter. This meant that after finishing 2017 on an high with the strongest quarter to date, overall Denmark’s igaming gross gaming revenue fell back to €118.3m in the first quarter of this year.Although a drop on Q4 2017’s €126.6m, it was still the second best quarter on record for the market and a 17% rise on the same period last year.Danish operators have since the start of this year been allowed to offer online bingo, although as the dashboard shows, the vertical got off to a slow start, contributing just €2.0m in GGR. This was perhaps to be expected given its performance in other European markets. Also in keeping with other European markets, poker continues to decline in Denmark and last quarter the vertical recorded its lowest performance since market liberalisation in 2012, falling to €3.8m from €4.3m the previous quarter.Ficom Leisure also provides exclusive monthly estimates on the Italian online market in the Italy iGaming Dashboard, including operator market shares across casino, sports betting and poker, and on the New Jersey market in the New Jersey iGaming Dashboard. It also provides quarterly figures on the Spanish online market in the Spain iGaming Dashboard.A European corporate advisory firm, Ficom Leisure is a specialist in all segments of the betting and gaming sector.  Regions: Europe Nordics Denmark Denmark iGaming Dashboard – Q1 2018 Casino was again the star performer in the Danish market during the first quarter of this yearlast_img read more

Masimba Holdings Limited (MSHL.zw) HY2010 Interim Report

first_imgMasimba Holdings Limited (MSHL.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Building & Associated sector has released it’s 2010 interim results for the half year.For more information about Masimba Holdings Limited (MSHL.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Masimba Holdings Limited (MSHL.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Masimba Holdings Limited (MSHL.zw)  2010 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileMasimba Holdings Limited is a well-established company in Zimbabwe providing engineering and infrastructure solutions to the agricultural, commercial and corporate sector as well as housing, mining, public and water sectors. The company has three operation divisions; Masimba Construction Zimbabwe, Proplastics and Property Development. Masimba Construction is responsible for design, development, planning, engineering and construction of commercial buildings, private housing developments and earthwork projects in Zimbabwe, and the fabrication and erection of structural steel. The other subsidiaries offer turnkey engineering solutions to the construction industry, aswell as provide reinforcement steel, steel fixing, wire mesh and cutting and bending products. Masimba Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Juez de la Corte Suprema del estado de Nueva York…

first_img Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Pittsburgh, PA Press Release Service Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Featured Events Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Submit a Job Listing Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Shreveport, LA TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Tampa, FL New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Albany, NY Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Smithfield, NC Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Collierville, TN Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA [13 de marzo de 2019] Un juez de la Corte Suprema del estado de Nueva York desestimó hoy sustancialmente todas las reclamaciones en una demanda contra la Sociedad Misionera Doméstica y Extranjera (DFMS), el nombre corporativo de La Iglesia Episcopal, presentada por el Obispo Stacy, que fue destituido de su puesto como director de operaciones en abril de 2016.La demanda de Sauls contra la DFMS y un número no especificado de acusados ​​no identificados asociados con la iglesia, afirmaba que la decisión de la iglesia de reemplazarlo como jefe de operaciones violó el contrato de Sauls, dañó su reputación y le dificultó encontrar un trabajo en otro lugar en la iglesia.El juez Paul A. Goetz descubrió que el contrato de Sauls no se violó porque él era un “empleado a voluntad” y que “nada en el manual [DFMS] limita el derecho de los demandados a rescindir el empleo del demandante por cualquier motivo”.Goetz desestimó la demanda de difamación porque el plazo de prescripción de un año había caducado. Sauls argumentó que el estatuto fue reactivado por la re- publicación de material presuntamente difamatorio. Sin embargo, Goetz dijo que las reclamaciones más recientes no cumplían con el estándar de reedición porque no identificaban “las palabras particulares de que se quejaba ni especificaba ´el tiempo, la forma y la persona a quien se hacía la publicación´, ni identificaba a la persona que lo hizo”.Al desestimar la demanda de que la DFMS había interferido con las perspectivas de empleo de Sauls, Goetz escribió: “No hay ninguna alegación de que los acusados ​​fueran conscientes de que el demandante había buscado estas oportunidades de empleo o que habían interferido intencionalmente en estas oportunidades”.El juez también desestimó la reclamación de Sauls de indemnización por los honorarios legales relacionados con la demanda que presentó contra DFMS. Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Submit a Press Release Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Martinsville, VA Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Belleville, IL Rector Washington, DC Rector Knoxville, TN In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Director of Music Morristown, NJ Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Hopkinsville, KY The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Bath, NC Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Juez de la Corte Suprema del estado de Nueva York desestima la demanda del obispo Sauls Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Associate Rector Columbus, GA Submit an Event Listing Posted Mar 13, 2019 last_img read more

Louisiana Bishop Morris Thompson to retire in November 2022

first_img Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Albany, NY Bishop Elections Rector Knoxville, TN Tags Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Featured Events An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Posted Mar 16, 2021 Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Martinsville, VA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Submit a Press Release Rector Collierville, TN Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Featured Jobs & Calls Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Youth Minister Lorton, VA TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Pittsburgh, PA Associate Rector Columbus, GA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Shreveport, LA Submit a Job Listing Rector Smithfield, NC The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Submit an Event Listing Rector Bath, NC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Belleville, IL Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Washington, DC Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Press Release Service Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Tampa, FL Louisiana Bishop Morris Thompson to retire in November 2022 Director of Music Morristown, NJ Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem [Diocese of Louisiana] Louisiana Bishop Morris Thompson issued the following letter to his diocese on March 13 announcing his intention to retire in November 2022.Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.Sisters and Brothers, I write to you in the 11th year of my consecration to the Bishop of the Diocese of Louisiana to inform you of my intention to retire in November 2022.  You may wonder why I am stating this so far in advance.  In order for a smooth transition, the office of Orderly Transitions of the Presiding Bishop asks that an appropriate time be given to the process of election and seating of a new bishop.  The suggested time is 18-20 months.  This time frame will allow for Diocesan-wide discernment for your next bishop. Information regarding this process will be forthcoming.This is not a goodbye notice, rather one of preparation.  I am still your Bishop and have many more months to continue our walk in ministry.  Work goes on as usual until my last day.  I look forward to the days ahead with you.Over the past year, Rebecca and I have spoken frequently about retirement and what that looks like for us.  We look forward to being active grandparents and staying close to the service in which God leads us.  We love the good people of Louisiana with all the diversity from every corner of the Diocese and we look forward to seeing what is next for you.The Diocese of Louisiana is filled with exceptional lay and clerical leadership.  Your devotion to service and your love of the Lord is your strength.  The Diocese of Louisiana will be attractive to any candidate. May God continue to bless us and give us the strength to follow God’s will.I am as alwaysYour servant in Christ,The Rt. Rev. Morris K. Thompson, Jr.Bishop of Louisiana Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Hopkinsville, KY last_img read more

480 House / D’Arcy Jones Architecture

first_img Photographs Manufacturers: Douglas, Russel lighting, Wolf 36” Impressa Construction Structural Engineers: Architects In Charge:D’Arcy Jones, Jesse Ratcliffe, Ben ReimerCity:VancouverCountry:CanadaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Sama Jim CanzianRecommended ProductsMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40Text description provided by the architects. When the project started, this 105-year old house on a narrow 25’ wide lot had been an unheated and neglected shelter for an elderly occupant.   It was overrun with rats and was almost tipping over sideways. The new owners met D’Arcy Jones on the street at a real estate open-house, when he was considering buying it as a new of office for his practice.  The cost to restore the house seemed too high, so D’Arcy declined to make an offer on the property.  A few days later the new owners tracked him down via the web, and asked if his office could modernize the house. The architects rolled up their sleeves, ate their words, and got to work.Save this picture!© Sama Jim CanzianThe basement floor was lowered, becoming a new living, dining, kitchen and entry area. A new heated concrete slab was poured, to offset the chill of having the main living spaces of the house built on the ground. By exposing the existing floor joists, the main level is a raw and simple space, carved from under this narrow house. Bedrooms, bathrooms, storage and utility spaces are on the second and attic level. Rotted exterior walls were replaced only where required, with a new 2-storey tall raked window on the front and back replacing the walls that had the most decay.Save this picture!SectionAll new interior cabinets, handrails and fittings are white, to create a timeless backdrop in contrast with the rusticity of the existing house. The existing exterior stucco was patched and repaired, then painted black. Like a film that switches between colour and black / white footage, the minimal exterior of this renovation exaggerates the colours of textures of this working class East Vancouver neighbourhood. The silhouette and massing of the existing house was completely retained, keeping the architectural history of the existing house alive.Save this picture!© Sama Jim CanzianThe sunken wells at the front and back were planted with new native plants, species uniquely suited to the shade of a massive maple tree in the city boulevard. Sinking the rear terrace to be flush with the new lower level’s floor height created a private refuge that will become a green cocoon as the landscape matures. Save this picture!© Sama Jim CanzianProduct Description. New Douglas Fir plywood floors were installed on the second and attic levels, to match the wood of the existing house’s old Douglas Fir floor joists.  Through material continuity, the distinction between 1911 and 2016 is intentionally blurred.Save this picture!© Sama Jim CanzianProject gallerySee allShow lessWolfgang Buttress’ UK Expo Pavilion, “The Hive,” Wins 2016 Landscape Institute AwardArchitecture NewsWorld’s First Solar Panel Road Debuts in FranceArchitecture News Share 480 House / D’Arcy Jones ArchitectureSave this projectSave480 House / D’Arcy Jones Architecture Architects: D’Arcy Jones Architecture Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/802137/480-house-darcy-jones-architecture Clipboard Area:  1500 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project 480 House / D’Arcy Jones Architecture ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/802137/480-house-darcy-jones-architecture Clipboard CopyAbout this officeD’Arcy Jones ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesVancouverCanadaPublished on December 26, 2016Cite: “480 House / D’Arcy Jones Architecture” 26 Dec 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemPlasticsMitrexSolar SidingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalSystems / Prefabricated PanelsKalwall®Translucent WalkwaysPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsSpecialty Facade SystemsLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – LP Slim BoxWoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDTiles / Mosaic / GresiteHisbalitMosaic Tiles – Palm SpringsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMBlack Concrete – Concretal®-BlackSuspension SystemsMetawellAluminum Panels for Smart CeilingsDoorsGorter HatchesFloor Door – Fire RatedBricksDEPPEWaterstruck Bricks – 1622/1635ekws DFMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?480 住宅 / D’Arcy Jones Architecture是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Year:  2016 Houses Photographs:  Sama Jim Canzian Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Projects “COPY” Save this picture!© Sama Jim Canzian+ 14 Share Canada ArchDaily CopyHouses•Vancouver, Canada “COPY”last_img read more

$1.5m Hilton Humanitarian Prize opens to charities worldwide

first_img Tagged with: Awards Funding AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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. The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2012 Hilton Humanitarian Prize. The world’s largest humanitarian prize award of $1.5 million is presented annually to an organisation anywhere in the world “doing extraordinary work to alleviate human suffering”.Nominations for the 2012 Prize opened today and end on 29 April 2011. For the first time, nominations will be accepted exclusively online.Nominations should be made using the foundation’s form, available on its website, complete it and then upload it.Previous recipients include BRAC (Bangladesh), Tostan (Senegal), and St Christopher’s Hospice (UK).www.hiltonfoundation.org/prize/nomination $1.5m Hilton Humanitarian Prize opens to charities worldwide Howard Lake | 12 March 2011 | News  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Streetwise launches new award & business funding campaign

first_imgImage: Chief Executive Mandy Coppin celebrating Streetwise’s 25th anniversary Advertisement Streetwise has launched a new award to celebrate young people helping their communities in the North East, along with a campaign to encourage businesses to help fund its counselling service.To celebrate its 25th birthday, Streetwise are presenting 25 young people with an award at its ‘Summer Blast from the Past’ birthday celebration event today, Wednesday 30 August. 38 young people (aged 13–18) from across the North East have been nominated for their outstanding contribution to their communities and their devotion to the betterment of other young people in the region.They include Shakira Yates, who has overcome her own problems to establish youth groups and dance classes in her community, fundraising through Soup and The Key and showing her commitment to developing her sessions for her attendees, including buying uniforms for her group, who start from five years of age.Stephen Thornton, age 19, has been nominated by his older sister after suffering bullying at school. Stephen’s passion and knowledge of trains led him to volunteer at the Stephenson Railway in Wallsend where his enthusiasm and aptitude has been noticed and rewarded.Mandy Coppin, Chief Executive of Streetwise said:“The caliber of entries for the first inspirational youth awards was outstanding and we have had a hard job whittling down the shortlist.”Streetwise has also launched its ‘Hour North East’ campaign to encourage the region’s business community to pledge to fund one, five, 25 or 50 hours of counselling for a North East young person, which will help local young people to overcome depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, bullying and trauma. For more information, businesses are asked to email [email protected]  265 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3  266 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3 Melanie May | 30 August 2017 | News Tagged with: Awards corporate Funding North East Streetwise launches new award & business funding campaign 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.last_img read more

Becks Year-Round Corn Research Moves to Hawaii

first_img Previous articleDicamba Herbicide Sprayed in 2016 Field TrialsNext articleMorning Outlook Andy Eubank SHARE Facebook Twitter Becks Year-Round Corn Research Moves to Hawaii By Andy Eubank – Oct 7, 2016 becks-research-expands-to-hawaiiBeck’s Hybrids plans to be busy each winter on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, but it will be all about research to deliver higher yields to farmers. The company has purchased the former BASF Seed Research Facility built there in 2012.Director of research at Beck’s, Dr. Kevin Cavanaugh told HAT the move of most of the winter research facilities to Hawaii is part of their stepped-up corn breeding program to develop the highest performing germplasm possible.“In order to do that these days, to use the most modern plant breeding techniques, you certainly use the summertime here to do a lot of research, but one very important piece is to be able to continue that research and continue advancements of generations of breeding material into the winter season,” he explained. “We have the opportunity to do that now on Hawaii, so that means we’ll have better control and be able to move things faster. On Hawaii we can do three generations a year, so for projects that are high value projects we can turn those three cycles in one year which speeds up the process. That means we’ll have more genetic gain and higher performing hybrids to offer Hoosier farmers.”Beck’s assumes the land leases for about 1,000 acres of productive land, and they will own a 13,000 square foot, well equipped facility.“It has lab space, it has research dryers, office space, and some storage as well,” he said. “So a beautiful, brand new facility just built a few years ago, and along with that was all the equipment necessary to be able to conduct research on the island. Of course we’re focused on corn breeding and corn research and parent seed increases, so that was a perfect opportunity.”Winter research has focused heavily in Chile and Mexico in recent years, and there has been additional work done in Argentina and Puerto Rico. Cavanaugh said consolidating on Kauai will give Beck’s better control and maintenance of winter research. He said a big part of the purchase process was educating the Hawaiian government about what Beck’s is and how they will be using the land there. Cavanaugh explains:cavanaugh-on-land-in-hawaii“The Beck family is focused on helping farmers succeed by increasing corn yields,” explained Scott Beck, president of Beck’s. “This investment is essential to providing our corn breeders with the tools necessary to develop the next generation of world-class seed genetics for farmers.”The Kauai, Hawaii facility will initially employ seven full-time employees and up to fifty part-time employees at peak operating times.Beck’s is the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States. SHARE Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Becks Year-Round Corn Research Moves to Hawaiilast_img read more