first_imgTwenty-six Chinese tourists and their driver had a lucky escape, when their 9m King Long 6900 coach crashed into a tree on the busy A82, near Fort Augustus in the Scottish Highlands, on Sunday (26 July) at 1255hrs.Operated by Bakers Coaches of Stoke-on-Trent, the coach was travelling from Inverness to Fort William, having collected the tour group in Edinburgh on Saturday.The coach’s driver, Mhad Mohamad, said the accident happened after he moved to allow another coach heading north to pass by.Despite the damage, no-one on board was injured, in what a member of the ambulance service described as “a very lucky escape.”last_img read more

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first_imgSanta will get some help from SM East head football coach Dustin Delaney at this year’s holiday tree lighting.Delaney to assist Santa at annual Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting in Prairie Village. Santa Claus will have a helper this Thursday at the annual Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting at Corinth Square. SM East head football coach Dustin Delaney will be on hand to help kick off the Christmas season at the event, along with Mayor Ron Shaffer, the Corinth Elementary choir, and dancers from Dancerz Unlimited. The event runs from 6 to 7 p.m. As part of the festivities, a number of restaurants will be donating a portion of their proceeds from the night to the Mayor’s Tree Fund. Participating restaurants are: Salty Iguana, SPIN, Johnny’s, BRGR, Urban Table, Tavern in the Village.Roeland Park police issued 40 traffic citations over holiday weekend. Roeland Park police report that they issued 40 citations between Nov. 24-29 as part of their participation in the STEP program, where state funds help pay for additional officers to monitor the road for possible DUI and restraint violations. Officers also made arrests on motorists who had outstanding warrants and were suspected of driving under the influence.Leawood Chamber to honor Shawnee Mission School District. The Leawood Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that it would be inducting both the Shawnee Mission and Blue Valley School Districts into the group’s Hall of Fame at its annual awards luncheon Tuesday, Dec. 9.SMEF encouraging area residents to participate in Giving Tuesday. The Shawnee Mission Education Foundation is using the occasion of “Giving Tuesday” to encourage area residents to support Shawnee Mission schools. “The Foundation works in support of Shawnee Mission teachers and students and connects community charitable contributions to our schools,” reads a release from the group. “In its 25-year history, the Foundation has distributed $3.8 million benefiting every school in the district.” A number of area classes have made videos supporting the effort. Here’s a message from Mr. Ferrell’s Briarwood class:last_img read more

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first_imgChekira Lockhart-Hypolite, Parliamentary Representative-elect for the Roseau South Constituency, says she has big plans for her district.She told Dominica Vibes that she intends to conduct a needs survey, initiate a governing structure and establish a development institute all with the support of the private sector.Lockhart-Hypolite says she will begin by first identifying the more urgent needs of her constituents.“The draft of a socio-economic needs survey for the entire Roseau South has already been formulated. It is my view that we use adequate scientific and empirical information to help formulate policy to tackle our many challenges. We have to prioritise needs; particular attention shall be paid to the most indigent in our midst to create greater social equity,” she believes.Lockhart-Hypolite also says a Land Use Plan is also being considered.She adds that in order to ensure efficient and effective representation she will enlist the support of additional manpower with a new governing structure designed specifically for Roseau South.“The Roseau South Development Institute shall be a key institutional engine to facilitate that initiative. That structure shall be manned by the Roseau South human resource entities both at home and in the diaspora covering key institutions and persons,” she explains.“The local private sector has to be engaged,” Hypolite says. “They must become critical partners in this new era working closely with central government.“I intend to introduce the Give Back to Get Back Plan. It involves a viable collaborative strategy between our private sector and central government where benefits shall be given to that sector based on employment generation especially among the youth.”Cheklira Lockhart-Hypolite will officially take office next Wednesday Dec 18th when she is sworn in. Share Share LocalNewsPolitics Give Back Get Back Plan, Development Institute for Roseau South by: – December 12, 2019 Tweet 1145 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring!  Chekira Lockhart-Hypolite. Sharelast_img read more

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first_img Partager Le Luxembourgeois prend donc la 14e place, au sein du groupe de contre qui chassait derrière la bonne échappée à un plus de quinze kilomètres de l’arrivée. Il s’agissait de sa dernière participation en espoirs.D.B.Le classement : 1. Nils Eekhoff (NED) les 173 km en 3h53’52”; 2. Samuele Battistella (ITA); 3. Stefan Bisseger (SUI) tmt… 14. Kevin Geniets (LUX) 38″ C’est le Néerlandais Nils Eekhoff qui s’est imposé au sprint devant un groupe de six coureurs.Le Néerlandais Nils Eekhoff (21 ans), professionnel dans l’équipe Sunweb, s’est imposé au sprint devant l’Italien Samuele Battistella et le Suisse Stefan Bisseger, au final des championnats du monde espoirs vendredi à Harrogate, dans le Yorkshire.Au terme d’une course de mouvement où le Luxembourgeois a fait montre de détermination dans le final, la course s’est avérée débridée dans les cinquante derniers kilomètres. Kevin Geniets était costaud dans les bordures mais il était esseulé et les efforts se payent au prix fort dans ces conditions.last_img read more

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