Go Swivel

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"More than 4000 publicly owned buildings and spaces are being sold off by councils in England every year, according to a Freedom of Information request by community charity Locality. It says parks, libraries, town halls and swimming pools are among properties being sold, often to private developers to build luxury flats.  The charity warns that cash-strapped councils are making up for budget shortfalls by selling off assets which are vital community hubs for both young and old.

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Some Mothers Do Ave' Em

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"Live Nation has purchased a controlling interest in Cuffe & Taylor, one of the UK’s fastest-growing promoters. The business, which was founded in 2009 by Daniel Cuffe and Peter Taylor, is focused on festivals and promoting artists in novel and non-traditional outdoor venues.  Michael Rapino, Live Nation Entertainment President and CEO, said: “Our mission at Live Nation has never been clearer. We want to connect fans with the artists they love, and through this deal with Cuffe & Taylor we are able to offer fans in the UK more choices than ever before.”

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'Knocking Shops'

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'Fed up with always being in the slow queue? '

"Perhaps Benjamin Franklin said it best, in 1748: "Remember that time is money." 

Whether it is lining up to pay for your groceries, making a bank transaction, or waiting for a table at a trendy restaurant, time costs money. As businesses become aware of the direct and indirect costs of waiting, they are looking at innovative ways to reduce these expenses by "designing out" queues...

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The Big Issue

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Scarborough Borough Council is voting to merge Yorkshire Coast Homes with Country Housing Association Ltd:

Details of which can be found on the Borough's website:

https://democracy.scarborough.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=235&MId=9265

https://democracy.scarborough.gov.uk/documents/s81288/Extract%20minute%2...

The Leader of the Opposition ?

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The Flash Mob

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Universal Credit  is to be rolled out in May ...  A Lyrical?  Erm, how about a UC Sing a Long ;-)
 
 
II -  The Overview
 
One simple payment
Paid monthly in arrears
For people in and out of work
Working age customers (7 million expected to receive UC by full roll out)
 

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LGF - The Lamb'eth Walk

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"The next Liaison Group Forum will take place on Monday 23 April between 1.00 – 2.30pm at Bede Hall, Sneaton Castle Centre, Whitby, YO21 3QN.

The Liaison Group Forum will meet quarterly, as a minimum, throughout the construction and post-construction period. Chaired by the Company, its membership will include representatives from the National Park Authority, parish and town councils, local residents and wider community stakeholder representation as appropriate..."

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Euro Vision 2018

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All the Kings Men ...

Rather than getting all Humpty Dumpty some views over the Bridge:

"... most of Yorkshires rivers were clean and very good fisheries again long before the EU. The exceptions being the River Don and River Aire and their tributaries, which were polluted by industrial waste.  However it is debatable how much the EU directive had on cleaning up these rivers, the fact that the polluting industries have all been closed down and moved to the EU or China has had a much bigger effect."

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Sirius Minerals : Quarterly Progress Update

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"29 March 2018  Sirius Minerals Plc Quarterly progress update

§ The project remains on track to deliver first polyhalite and commercial production on time and on budget

§ Tunnelling contract signed with STRABAG for drive 1 of the Mineral Transport System from Wilton to Lockwood Beck

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'Tenacity & Determination'

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"A year of substantial progress ..."

"2017 was a year of meaningful progress on the ground in North Yorkshire and in the global fertilizer markets.  2018 will be another year of significant progress on all fronts, ultimately culminating in the successful completion of the stage 2 financing."

The Outlook for 2018:

"Construction

·     Complete main service shaft foreshaft construction and excavation.

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