Championship team-by-team guide

first_imgThe Greene King IPA Championship – English rugby’s second tier – kicks off this weekend after the longest pre-season ever. RW looks at how each club is shaping up Ealing are celebrating their 150th season. Anniversary plans have been shattered by the pandemic but that will all be forgotten if they can go one better than the runners-up spot they attained in 2019-20.An impressive cast list features new signings such as Guy Thompson (Leicester), Charlie Walker (Zebre), Max Bodilly (Exeter) and Levi Davis (Bath). Bobby de Wee, a South African lock who nearly had his leg amputated at 14 because of a bacterial infection, is another welcome arrival. Matt Cornish and captain Sam Dickinson are the principal losses.The Trailfinders have been busier than anyone in the division, playing nine friendlies and winning eight of them. And they have faced some serious outfits: Saracens, Newcastle, Bristol Bears A and Doncaster (twice each), along with Richmond at the end of February, when Trailfinders fielded ten academy players.The wins over title rivals Saracens, by 27-26 and 39-26, were particularly satisfying, hooker Alun Walker’s two second-half tries proving critical in the first of those meetings. No one is kidding themselves – Saracens could wheel out a clutch of world-class players if needs be – but DoR Ben Ward says: “We are narrowing the gap.”Trophy hunters: Ealing celebrate winning the Trailfinders Challenge Cup in pre-season (Getty Images)HARTPURY COLLEGELast season: 11thVying with Richmond for the league’s lowest payroll, amateurs Hartpury are more resistant to the financial perils of Covid. They’ve finished near the bottom in their three previous Championship campaigns but think this is their strongest squad to date.Key signings include tighthead Shaun Knight – replacing Coventry-bound Alex Gibson – and ten/12 James Williams, who returns after spells at Moseley and Sale. Hooker Nick Selway has joined on a short-term contract from London Scottish while lock Ehize Ehizode, recruited from Chinnor, stood out with some strong carries during a recent 10-7 loss to a Gloucester XV. Hartpury also have a batch of Gloucester Academy players available.Ryan Lamb has replaced Jon Goodridge as backs coach and is registered to play. And Rhys Oakley, who captained the Hartpury side that won all 30 National One fixtures on its way to promotion to the Championship in 2017, is the defence coach. Oakley, a former Wales back-row, has fought back from testicular cancer.Hartpury’s fingerprints are all over the pro game; five of England’s initial Six Nations squad – Harry Randall, Jonny Hill, Jonny May, Dan Robson and Ellis Genge – are Hartpury alumni. And another is Wales cap Louis Reez-Zammit. He’s not doing badly either, eh?College of knowledge: much-travelled fly-half Ryan Lamb is relishing coaching at Hartpury (Getty)JERSEY REDSLast season: 7thJersey have a proud record as a ‘finishing school’, with Wales trio Will Rowlands, Callum Sheedy and Kieran Hardy the latest internationals to have honed their skills on the island.Last year produced Reds’ first lower-half finish in several years but the arrival of the likes of Macauley Cook (Cardiff Blues), Namibia cap Lesley Klim (Ospreys) and Sean O’Connor (Munster) provide grounds for optimism. O’Connor captained the Reds in friendly defeats to Coventry (34-33) and Pirates (26-13) when DoR Harvey Biljon named the same starting XVs.Other more recent signings are back-row Tim Grey, Fiji-born No 9 Cameron Nordli-Kelemeti and fly-half Bader Pretorius, the latter from Southern Kings.Off the field, Rob Webber, who made a brief playing return for Sale last year, finally rolls his sleeves up as forwards coach. And there are plaudits for assistant coach Ed Robinson, who is spending the Six Nations on secondment to England.Related content: Ed Robinson joins England coaching staffJersey have a bye this weekend and then play Saracens in the first of five successive away games; they switched the match against Richmond on 20 March to the opposition’s ground. The unusual start allows the Reds to participate in the league while they continue to work out travel arrangements for visiting clubs.New Red: Namibia wing Lesley Klim catches the ball against New Zealand at RWC 2019 (AFP/ Getty)NOTTINGHAMLast season: 6thReality bites at Nottingham, where budgetary constraints have forced the club to go part-time. They will be training two evenings a week during the season, with S&C fitted around players’ jobs. “It’s a short-term solution,” says CEO Steve Smith. “Then we need to review what we want as a model going forward.”The squad has been assembled later than others. It includes four players on loan from Leicester, including 18-year-old Emeka Ilione, well known locally for his time with Nottingham Corsairs. Lock Luke Frost joins from London Scottish while eight players arrive on dual registration – Scarlets and Sale provide three apiece.Flanker Josh Buggea, recruited from Bedford, has opted to join the police instead. Alex White (skills) joins a coaching group now shorn of Andi Kyriacou (defence and forwards). It’s set to be a tough campaign for the men of Notts.FIRST-ROUND FIXTURESSat 6 MarchHartpury College v Richmond (1.15pm)Cornish Pirates v Saracens (3pm)Coventry v Bedford Blues (3pm)Sun 7 MarchAmpthill v Doncaster (1pm)Nottingham v Ealing Trailfinders (1pm)Bye: Jersey RedsRICHMONDLast season: 1st (National One)Richmond have trimmed the squad that bounced straight back up last season as National One champions – they were seven points clear of Rosslyn Park with five rounds remaining when things came to a halt because of Covid.Coventry, London Scottish, Chinnor and Old Elthamians have each provided multiple recruits to Richmond, who gave game time to 33 players during their pre-season match with Ealing. Wing Alex Doble (Old Elthamians) bagged a couple of tries in that 33-24 defeat.Prop Jonny Harris (London Scottish) and wings Chris Elder (Chinnor) are significant arrivals while wily veteran Jamie Gibbs has retired and will be much missed at scrum-half. George Trimmer (skills) and Nic Rouse (forwards) supplement the coaching team.Director of Rugby Steve Hill announced his squad after “34 weeks of unpaid pre-season training” and Saturday’s match with Hartpury will be a year to the day since Richmond played a competitive match.Famous venue: Richmond Athletic Ground, the home of Richmond since 1889 (CameraSport/Getty Images)SARACENSLast season: 12th (Premiership)Demoted Saracens get to eat humble pie, their first-team talent spread far and wide – on loan or gone for good – as the three-time European champions adjust to what most people assume will be a single season in the second tier.Academy graduates like Manu Vunipola and Joel Kpoku will take up the slack, and among several new faces are a number with Championship experience, such as Alex Carey and Jaco Venter (Jersey), Harry Sloan (Ealing) and Will Hooley (Bedford).A glance at the try-scorers in their final pre-season match tells you plenty about the task facing their league rivals: Alex Lewington (three), Juan Pablo Socino, Tim Swinson, Vincent Koch and Tom Whiteley all crossed at Coventry, while Manu Vunipola kicked 12 points.With Alex Sanderson having joined Sale, skills coach Joe Shaw is the new head coach and Adam Powell moves up from the academy to run defence. Kelly Brown, the former Scotland back-row, has also returned as an assistant coach.Related content: Alex Sanderson calls time on SaracensSarries’ six England RWC 2019 final starters have penned new deals. It remains to be seen how they will be used. However, when it comes to the crunch of the expected play-off final, the likes of Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje may well be making an appearance. Championship team-by-team guideThis season’s Greene King IPA Championship finally kicks off this weekend – but it will be more of a sprint than a marathon. Teams will play each other home or away over 11 rounds, with one side each week having a bye. There will also be three reserve weekends (3-4 April, 8-9 May and 5-6 June).That will result in ten league matches per team and the top two in the table will meet in a two-leg play-off final on 12 and 19 June. The winner of that will be promoted to the Premiership providing they satisfy the Minimum Standards Criteria. There will be no relegation to National One this season.Related content: RFU scraps relegation for this seasonOnly 11 teams will compete in this season’s Championship because London Scottish decided they could not afford to participate. The clubs are required to invest in Covid testing that is funded only by ten-year government loans, not grants as had been hoped for.To offset the clubs’ loss of income during crowd-free times, games will be live-streamed. Revenues will be pooled and distributed for the benefit of all.Saracens and Ealing Trailfinders are the hot favourites to reach the play-off final, but the shorter format offers greater hope to the other challengers. Here’s how each club is shaping up ahead of kick-off… AMPTHILLLast season: 5thThe Bedfordshire club were strangely secretive about declaring new signings when RW contacted them back in December. They have plenty of new faces, among them locks Charlie Beckett (ex-Gloucester) and Lewelyn Jones (Nottingham), loosehead prop Alex Pleasants (Wasps, on loan) and centre Joe Roberts (Scarlets, on loan).Eight debutants featured in Ampthill’s 36-21 warm-up win at Bedford last weekend. Player-coach Dave Ward, the former Harlequins hooker, and Aleki Lutui, the former Tonga hooker playing tighthead, scored the first two of their five tries. Flanker Sam Hudson is captain.An admirable fifth last season, their first at this level, they have lost highly-rated wing Kwaku Asiedu to London Scottish and two Tongan international forwards: Soane Tonga’uiha has joined Chinnor as a player-coach and Maama Molitika has retired at the age of 45, his career including 160 appearances for Ampthill over seven seasons.Long wait: Ampthill v Pirates on 14 March 2020 – the last day a Championship match was played (Getty)BEDFORD BLUESLast season: 8thThe Blues signed a strategic partnership with Northampton last summer and the fruits of that were evident when a dozen Saints players rocked up to training at the start of February. Most are dual-registered and will only return to the Premiership club if called on for first-team fixtures, not for A League games as previously.The likes of hooker James Fish and second-row Lewis Bean, Glasgow-bound next season, started last week’s defeat by Ampthill and the bench included 18-year-old Ethan Grayson, son of former England stand-off Paul.Recent signings include giant Kiwi-born centre Elijah Niko (Ealing Trailfinders), who has played in France’s Top 14 and for Australia Sevens. Andre Robson (Yorkshire Academy) is another centre arrival while Irish prop Corrie Barrett joins from Munster as a replacement for the newly retired Alex Penny.Tommy Bell, the well-travelled fly-half who last year played for Asia Pacific Dragons in the World Tens Series, was recruited as a replacement for USA international Will Hooley, now at Saracens. But he has since signed as a medical joker for Stade Montois in France. Will Maisey played at ten last week, when Bedford’s scrum was a strong point.Other Blues departures are wing Dean Adamson (Rouen) and Ryan Hutler (Jersey), the top try-scorer last season, and second-row Ed Taylor (Blackheath), a rallying leader.Change of shirt: Will Hooley kicks a penalty for Bedford last year – the USA player is now at Sarries (Getty)CORNISH PIRATESLast season: 3rdThere’s little change in the Pirates squad that finished third last season. Back-five forward Josh Caulfield, signed from Exeter and loaned to Wasps last autumn, is the most notable addition. There are two new fly-halves in loanee Luke Scully (Cardiff Blues) and Harry Bazalgette (Exeter University), Scully being named Man of the Match in a recent 26-13 friendly win against Jersey Reds.The squad is supplemented by five dual-registered Exeter Chiefs players, while back-row James McRae had joined from the Chiefs before deciding to take a teaching job instead at Eton College. Lock Brett Beukeboom, a former Canada captain, retired last March and fellow Canuck Matt Evans hung up his boots to become Pirates’ team manager.The Cornish side are under joint head coaches Alan Paver and Gavin Cattle following Chris Stirling’s return to New Zealand on sabbatical. They have chosen Argentinian centre Nico De Battista, 30, as captain. “During these tough times, he has shown himself to be unwavering throughout,” says Cattle.Braced for contact: wing Robin Wedlake is part of an ambitious Pirates side (Getty Images)COVENTRYLast season: 4thThe Midlanders have had to cut their cloth squad-wise but have steadied the ship financially, including a £36,000 boost from a crowdfunding campaign. High-calibre players like Luke Wallace (Leicester), Rory Jennings (Clermont) and David Halaifonua (London Scottish) have moved on as Coventry put faith in a younger squad. When Coventry put a shoutout for U18s trials, around 100 players responded, almost all of whom had been with Premiership clubs.Notable additions include try-scoring hooker Nic Dolly from Sale Sharks and wing Tom Emery from England Sevens. Emery will be absent because he’s in the GB Sevens training squad for the Tokyo Olympics that were meant to have happened last summer. He will become Coventry’s first Olympian should he make the final squad.Related content: 2021 World Sevens Series scheduleTo compensate, Cov have signed Wasps’ Callum Sirker, a tremendous talent just back from a horrific knee injury. And look out for full-back Louis Brown, who has been in flying form.Other arrivals include hooker Suva Ma’asi, the son of a Tongan international, scrum-half Josh Barton (London Scottish) and full-back Tom Hudson, dual-registered from Gloucester.Coventry warmed up for the campaign with two fixtures against title favourites Saracens, losing 48-33 away and 47-12 at Barkers Butts Arena.Classy finish: Tom Emery scores for England Sevens – he could become Coventry’s first Olympian (Getty)DONCASTER KNIGHTSLast season: 10thThe average playing age has dropped from 32 to 24 at Doncaster, where head coach Steve Boden is not only contemplating his first season in charge but the delights of fatherhood after the birth of a daughter. Joe Ford and Nathan Smith are his assistants.There’s a raft of signings, one of the latest being lock Jerry Sexton, an ex-Jersey captain signed from Southern Kings who is the brother of Ireland captain Johnny. Scrum-half James Mitchell (Northampton), wing Jack Spittle (Nottingham), prop Gareth Denman (Coventry), wing Aaron Reed (Sale, loan) and back-row Guido Volpi (Ospreys, loan) are others on board.Knight shift: Sam Olver calls a mark (Getty Images)Elder statesmen Colin Quigley, Michael Hills and Tyson Lewis, the club’s top try-scorer in the pro era, are among the departees. Pete Lucock is arguably the biggest loss, the centre having joined Newcastle.Doncaster prepared for this week’s kick-off by playing Saracens and Ealing (twice) in the Trailfinders Challenge Cup. They lost all three games convincingly but it helped get some rust out of the system.EALING TRAILFINDERSLast season: 2nd LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Warm-up: a pre-season match between Saracens and Ealing – the sides expected to contest the final (Getty) Big responsibility: Joel Kpoku hopes to thrive for a Sarries side adjusting to a different level (Getty)Can’t get to the shops? 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“New Errol” to include Adult Living Facility

first_img Please no yall been tearing about our town for along time just stop The intersection of Vick and Welch Roads in Apopka was a fairly quiet place, a few years ago.  But traffic volume increased when the south end of Vick Road tied directly into State Route 451, and the completion of Lester Road now allows traffic to flow more easily from Vick to Rock Springs Road.But if two proposed projects happen, Vick and Welch could see heavier traffic.Last month, AHO Holdings submitted plans to the city to build an entrance to their 4.3-acre parcel. The proposed entrance is approximately 500 feet south of the intersection of Vick and Welch. The concept plan shows 43 apartments in five separate two-story buildings and a clubhouse with a pool.Use this link to read more about the proposed Meadow View Apartments.Early this month the developer of “New Errol,” Signature H Property Group, submitted their plans to the city. Much of the focus has been on the proposed new clubhouse, hotel, water park and 264 new homes to be built.  But the proposal also includes an adult living facility that could serve as many as 240 people.The center would be built on land adjacent to the proposed Meadow View Apartments, as this drawing shows:The entrance to the facility would be where a golf cart path crosses Vick road, about 750 feet south of the intersection of Vick and Welch, not far from the proposed entrance to the Meadow View Apartments.The proposed adult living facility would have three buildings. Two assisted living building, each with the capacity for 90 adults and a separate 60-bed post-acute rehabilitation facility.“Neighborhood G,” as it is called in the New Errol plans, would be located on the 7th and 8th holes of the Grove Golf Course.  The Grove Course has been closed for several years.Here are the Artist’s renderings: Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Please enter your comment! Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Please enter your name here Patricia Editors Note: The previous version of this article identified the proposed 60-bed rehabilitation facility as an acute rehabilitation facility.  The proposal is to build a post-acute rehabilitation facility. April 11, 2017 at 12:33 am TAGSAHO HoldingsErrol EstateNew ErrolSignature H Property Group Previous articleCritique gently, encourage fiercelyNext articleDonna’s Deals: 7 Secrets to Shopping at HomeGoods Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 2 COMMENTS Reply April 25, 2017 at 4:06 pm LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Reply You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here The Anatomy of Fear Cody This place will look like the crowded streets of NY in no time. I saw my neighborhood in NY change, they kept building and the people kept coming. Now, the beautiful neighborhood that I grew up in, is a dump. You can’t make it from one end of block to another. Watch…..keep building and it will happen here in Apopka. It’s already started when you try to go up Vick Road to the soccer fields on a Thursday night. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

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Mines Road House / MacCracken Architects

first_img United States CopyHouses, Renovation•Livermore, United States Photographs Mines Road House / MacCracken ArchitectsSave this projectSaveMines Road House / MacCracken Architects Area:  4100 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/101105/mines-road-house-maccracken-architects Clipboard CopyAbout this officeMacCracken ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationWoodHousesLivermoreUnited StatesPublished on January 06, 2011Cite: “Mines Road House / MacCracken Architects” 06 Jan 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ArchDaily Photographs:  Rien Van RijthovenText description provided by the architects. The Mines Road house is a complete revision of a 1950s ranch house located in the oak-filled hills of Livermore, California. Completed in early 2010, this private residence has undergone a comprehensive ground-up transformation — from a typical period “ranch” house to an open, contemporary dwelling, that emphasizes views of the spectacular surrounding countryside.Save this picture!© Rien Van RijthovenRecommended ProductsWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeWoodEGGERLaminatesLightsVibiaCeiling Lights – BIGLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – AJ CollectionDuring MacCracken Architects’ initial talks with the clients, it became clear that the owners enjoyed the existing layout and relationship of their home’s main spaces but felt that the exterior scale and overall finishes where out of sync with their natural surroundings. The main design task was to expand upon the existing layout, improve the volume and aesthetic quality of the house, and to improve the connection between inside and outside which was marginal in the previous design. Many owners elect to simply demolish the existing house and start from scratch with a larger footprint and volume. In an effort to minimize waste and improve the aesthetics MacCracken Architects maintained and emphasized the traditional ranch style qualities such as single story and a low profile structure. Save this picture!© Rien Van RijthovenThe original exterior was dotted with small windows, large overhangs which blocked views and light, and a dominating low roof form which gave the impression of a low, compressed living space. Removing the solid overhang and extending a parapet wall beyond the roofline increased the vertical impression of the building and immediately opened up views to the hills beyond. To protect against summer heat gain, strategically placed open colonnades and finned sun shade devices block the fenestration from the sun in the summer, but allow direct sunlight in winter months. Save this picture!© Rien Van RijthovenThe original entry experience consisted of a large asphalt drive and vehicle turn-around with an exposed carport. MacCracken Architects revised the entry with an enclosed garage, native landscaping and a reflecting pool. A private road now links the property to the main road and is split to lead visitors to the main entrance parking, while allowing owners access to the garage. The garage entry was reoriented away from the visitor approach and the entry court. Save this picture!© Rien Van RijthovenIn plan, the building wraps three sides of an open courtyard where two mature oaks provide shade for an outside dining area. Exterior horizontal cedar boards now enclosed the more private building wings and are connected by a glazed corridor facing the courtyard. The pool has been enlarged and follows a radius centered on the live oaks. That same radius continues through the cast concrete landscaping walls which step up to the southern lawn, providing privacy, as well as wind protection. Large limestone pavers replace the previous poured dark concrete, and due to its reflectance, provide a cool walking surface even on hot days. Save this picture!© Rien Van RijthovenOnce inside the structure, the same limestone paver is used throughout the interior rooms with minimal door thresholds between the interior and exterior spaces. The wood clad exterior cedar is carried into in the wooden ceilings, and spaces are brightened with linear skylights. Generously sized wood windows replaced the original aluminum sliders and are located with attention to exterior landmarks and interior functions. Save this picture!© Rien Van RijthovenThe remodel has significantly changed the aesthetic of the building while capitalizing on efficiency and energy performance. In addition to modern insulation, low-flow fixtures, high efficiency Lighting, HVAC and irrigation systems, a solar array was installed out of direct sight allowing the owners the ability to generate substantial on-site power during the summer months. Save this picture!© Rien Van RijthovenThe owners were pleasantly surprised with how well the house remained true to the aspects they enjoyed, but opened up new experiences at the same time. They initially thought the building would not be usable as a remodel and it was exciting to see them understand how MacCracken Architects could incorporate both new and old. The owners agree that we met and exceeded their goal of creating a new iteration which incorporated an interpretation of California modern design: clean continuous lines, open loggias, natural materials, and an unfettered relationship between inside and out.Save this picture!renderingProject gallerySee allShow lessJobs Rated 2011: Ranking 200 Jobs From Best to WorstArticles2011 8th OISTAT Theatre Architecture CompetitionArticles Share Architects: MacCracken Architects Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” 2010 Projects Save this picture!© Rien Van Rijthoven+ 24 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/101105/mines-road-house-maccracken-architects Clipboard Houses Year:  “COPY” Mines Road House / MacCracken Architectslast_img read more

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Institute changes partners for preferred magazine and job site

first_img Tagged with: Civil Society Media Institute of Fundraising Third Sector  27 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 8 January 2014 | News Institute changes partners for preferred magazine and job site The Institute of Fundraising has informed its members that it is switching its preferred magazine and job site, one of a range of benefits open to members.All individual members will now receive a free monthly copy of Fundraising magazine as well as unlimited access to the Civil Society website. This should represent a saving to members of at least £132 a year, according to the Institute.In addition the Institute has partnered with CharityJOB, the recruitment website. Institute members will enjoy a reduced rate on the site when they post jobs there.The Institute previously partnered with the CharityJOB site in 2004 before switching to Third Sector Jobs in 2008.Member feedbackThe partnerships are based on feedback from members on what kind of benefits they would like to receive. One clear message was for a printed magazine.Third SectorThe new partnerships supersede those between the Institute and Third Sector. Institute members received full access to the magazine’s website, and could receive its printed magazine for £19.50 a year.Members who signed up to the Third Sector website as part of their membership benefit will still have full access until the end of January 2014. Those who used the offer to subscribe to the magazine at a reduced rate will continue to receive the magazine until the end of their current annual subscription.center_img Advertisement 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.last_img read more

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Lloyds Foundation NI offers application advice

first_img 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. Tagged with: Funding Northern Ireland Lloyds Foundation Northern Ireland has introduced a pre application consultation system to help organisations before they make an application for funding.The Foundation says it welcomes the opportunity to discuss projects with applicants before submission to the Trustees. They say it will help to ensure that the project is within the criteria and provide an opportunity for applicants to ask any questions about the application process.Anyone interested in discussing their application can either telephone the Foundation office in Belfast on 028 9032 3000 or arrange an appointment at the Foundation office using the same number.The next pre-application session appointment slots are Thursday 27th November and 2nd December between 10am and 11.30am. The Foundation states the sessions are primarily for previously unsuccessful applicants or those applying for the first time.Lloyds Foundation Northern Ireland now say you must leave a period of at least one year between applications and if you have received three years consecutive funding you must leave at least two years before re-applying.The next deadline for applications is 9th January 2015. Lloyds Foundation NI offers application advice  31 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 11 November 2014 | Newslast_img read more

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Purdue, FSA Team Up for Farm Bill Workshops

first_img SHARE Jim MintertCo-sponsors of the Farm Bill Producer Meetings also include the Indiana Farm Bureau, Indiana Soybean Alliance, Indiana Corn Marketing Council and the Indiana state Department of Agriculture. By Gary Truitt – Nov 11, 2014 Previous articleA Plan for Keeping Farm Data SecureNext articleHigher Interest Rates Are Coming Gary Truitt Jim MintertPurdue Extension and the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture have partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) of Indiana to host a series of free informational meetings on the 2014 farm bill. The Farm Bill Producer Meetings will be held throughout the state beginning Dec. 8 and continuing into January. To register for the meetings, visit the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture’s website at www.agecon.purdue.edu/commercialag or just type Center for Commercial Ag into your favorite search engine.Discussion will focus on Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs authorized by the bill. Crop producers must select one of the new programs, which will replace the direct program payments of previous years. There are two plans available through the Agricultural Risk Coverage program, also known as ARC. The ARC-County option estimates individual crop revenue based on countywide projections. Under the ARC-Individual option, farmers receive payments based on their own past revenues on a whole-farm basis.Under the Price Loss Coverage program, or PLC, payments are made on a crop-by-crop basis if the national price of that commodity falls below the reference price established in the farm bill legislation. Jim Mintert, director of Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture, said the information provided in the workshops is important because crop producers must now choose among coverage options that are much different from prior government programs. “During the workshops farmers, lenders and landowners will learn how the new program works and also have a chance to work through some examples so they will better understand how to make program decisions that are best for their individual circumstances,” he said.During the meetings experts will also explain the process for base reallocation, updating program yields and program election, said Julia Wickard, state executive director of the Indiana FSA.“Producers must make a one-time decision to retain or reallocate crop bases, to retain or update program payment yields, and they also must decide which type of coverage they want for the 2014 to 2018 crop years,” she said.Seven meetings have been scheduled across Indiana. Each session will run from 1-4 p.m. and includes discussion about base reallocation and updating program yields for both ARC programs and PLC. There will also be an opportunity for participants to meet with experts from Purdue and the Indiana FSA. Refreshments will be provided.The schedule:Dec. 8: Hamilton County Fairgrounds and Exposition Center; 2003 Pleasant St., Noblesville.Dec. 9: Huntingburg Event Center; 200 E. 14th St., Huntingburg.Dec. 10: Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Trackside; 4300 N. Michigan Road, Shelbyville.Jan. 6, 2015: Honeywell Center; 275 W. Market St., Wabash.Jan. 8, 2015: Knights of Columbus; 624 Delaware Road, Batesville.Jan. 9, 2015: Beck Agricultural Center; 4540 U.S. 52 W, West Lafayette.Jan. 15, 2015: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum (Ft. Wayne Farm Show); 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne.Prior to the start of each meeting, the Indiana Farm Bureau will sponsor a State Ag Policy Lunch program, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Registration information for the lunch is also available at the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture’s website. Facebook Twittercenter_img Home Indiana Agriculture News Purdue, FSA Team Up for Farm Bill Workshops SHARE Facebook Twitter Purdue, FSA Team Up for Farm Bill Workshopslast_img read more

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Waverly School: Earth’s Eye

first_img Make a comment Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 8 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Business News Education Waverly School: Earth’s Eye Article and Photo courtesy of THE WAVERLY SCHOOL Published on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 | 11:17 pm “We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.” ~Thomas Fuller, 1732Maybe Eli (dad of Hannah, 1st grade) was thinking along these lines last summer, when he decided to adopt our poor, forlorn, empty farm pond. Eli single-handedly hauled several tons (literally) of rock, concrete and brick out of the pond, removed the old liner, smoothed out the bottom, and added a layer of sand and a new, sturdy liner. Then, we turned the pond over to the Purple Pelicans, who, in light of their “Coastlines and Communities” theme built us a new coastline of cattails, papyrus and water lilies. The pond is back, and already it is a magical and serene spot.“A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.” ~Henry David Thoreau (King of the pond, after all)Thank you, Eli, for giving us the benefit of your hard labor. The children are drawn to our pond like a magnet– watching, studying, and wondering. Gazing into earth’s eye. –Barbara Ayers, Farm Manager Subscribecenter_img Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes More Cool Stuff Top of the News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 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. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday HerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyLove Astrology: 12 Types Of Boyfriends Based On Zodiac SignsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeauty Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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Funding for Mungret project

first_imgCelebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick NewsLocal NewsFunding for Mungret projectBy Alan Jacques – February 28, 2014 851 Advertisement TAGSCllr James CollinsLimerick County CouncilMungret CollegeMusic Limerick Twitter #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy LIMERICK County Council’s commitment to provide new schools and a public park on the 200 acre site around Mungret College has been backed up by an initial funding allocation from the local authority.Last week Limerick County Council announced that it had purchased the site for educational and recreational use and funding of €180,000 has now been allocated from the development fund towards the development of a public park.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Local Fianna Fáil councillor James Collins (FF), who has campaigned for these facilities for several year, welcomed the initial round of funding which was announced at last Monday’s monthly council meeting.“The provision of schools and a park are the biggest issues in Raheen, Dooradoyle and Mungret. I am delighted that a suitable site has now been secured for a local park and schools campus at Mungret College. We have earmarked these sites for the establishment of a new campus incorporating a neighbourhood park and new schools,” Cllr Collins announced.“The Part 8 planning process is due to happen in April and I would urge local community groups to participate and have their say. This is positive news for the local communities as we now plan to have a neighbourhood park similar to the park in Castletroy,” he said.A further €125,000 was also allocated by Limerick County Council to facilitate a distributor road to open up school sites and development lands at Mungret.“Some local primary schools have been in temporary prefabs for some time. We have provided the sites and it is now up to the Department of Education to provide them with new schools buildings at Mungret College.“In addition to these facilities, I am continuing my campaign for the provision of a new secondary school for the Raheen, Dooradoyle, and Mungret area. I am calling on the Minister for Education to sanction a new secondary school for the area immediately,” Cllr Collins stated.“Ancillary facilities such as a cycle lanes and footpaths will be put in place so that these new facilities can be accessed safely,” he concluded. 900 homes with go-ahead still on drawing board Email #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ center_img Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Print Previous articleAppeal for missing 21-year-old Limerick manNext articleEU project gets to the ‘art’ of the matter in Limerick Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie WhatsApp Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Linkedinlast_img read more

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Body taken from water at Killaloe

first_imgEmail #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy WhatsApp Facebook Twitter TAGSbodycoastguarddfeaturedMusic Limerick Advertisement Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Previous articleArts Newsreel…Next articleRugby hero backs Special Olympics collection Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. NewsBreaking newsBody taken from water at KillaloeBy Bernie English – April 11, 2014 617 center_img #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick No vaccines in Limerick yet Linkedin Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Print Bernie English [email protected] BODY has been located in KIllaloe by search teams who have been conducting a land and water search for a Limerick man missing for three weeks.The alarm was raised after a man was seen entering the water on March 21. His family had reported him missing earlier that day.On this Friday morning, members of the Killaloe Coast Guard unit found a body at the dam at the end of the lake.The coastguard helicopter and search and rescue teams from Limerick and Mallow along with the gardai and local people had been conducting a water and land search.This entry was posted in News by Bernie English. Bookmark the permalink. EditSign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up last_img read more

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Restart Grant Plus will help more Limerick businesses to reopen

first_img TAGSbusinessLimerick City and CountyNewspolitics NewsPoliticsRestart Grant Plus will help more Limerick businesses to reopenBy Alan Jacques – August 14, 2020 225 TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Advertisement Exercise With Oxygen Training at Ultimate Health Clinic Twitter Business photo created by jannoon028 – www.freepik.comTHE Restart Grant Plus, launched this week, will help businesses in Limerick reopen and will help local people get back to work, Fine Gael TD Kieran O’Donnell has said.The Restart Grant Plus scheme provides for a minimum grant of €4,000 and up to a maximum grant of €25,000 for businesses which have been adversely impacted by Covid-19. Similar to the earlier restart grant scheme it will be administered by the Local Authorities.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Deputy Kieran O’Donnell is now encouraging all affected businesses to apply.“Any business who applied under the first restart grant scheme is also eligible to apply under this new restart grant plus scheme. I would encourage all affected businesses to apply,” he said.“Limerick City and County Council advise me that they will be sending emails to all businesses who applied under the first Restart Grant scheme advising them of this new Restart Grant Plus scheme. Any businesses who did not apply under the first restart grant scheme should go onto the Council’s website later today to apply.”The Restart Grant Plus is a key part of the government’s July Stimulus package — a €7.4bn package of measures designed to stimulate a jobs-led recovery and build economic confidence while continuing to manage the impact of Covid-19.“This expanded and improved Restart Grant Plus will see €300m additional funding in addition to the €250m previously committed. The grant amount has increased substantially. The minimum grant available is now €4,000 up from €2,000 previously.  The maximum grant available is €25,000, a significant increase from €10,000 previously.“More Limerick businesses could now find themselves eligible for this grant than before, and key businesses that received a grant under the first scheme can re-apply to receive additional funding. Non-rateable B&Bs, sports clubs with commercial activities and trading charity shops are now eligible. Previously only small companies could apply for this grant, but now medium sized companies are also eligible.“I encourage all Limerick companies with up to 250 employees to apply through Limerick City and County Council.”The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has established a Business Support Call Centre for information on the business supports available to businesses and enterprises affected by Covid-19. It can be reached at [email protected] or 01 631 2002. Limerick on Covid watch list Print Linkedincenter_img WhatsApp Previous articleNew high-end jobs for ShannonNext articleDiscover the wonders of Limerick during Heritage Week Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Email Limerick businesses urged to accept Irish Business Design Challenge Ann & Steve Talk Stuff | Episode 29 | Levelling Up Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

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