Lee Byrne meets Pudsey Bear

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS For an extra special experience away from the crowds, official hospitality packages can be purchased from £99 per person at www.millenniumstadium.com.Selected tickets are still available for all Autumn Series fixtures at Millennium Stadium, priced from £60 for games against Australia, South Africa and New Zealand. Visit the WRU website for further details. Lee Byrne meets Pudsey to announce Children in Need at Millennium StadiumWales and British Lions full back Lee Byrne met with Pudsey Bear at the Millennium Stadium to announce that BBC Children in Need will be bringing a feast of entertainment to the iconic venue for Wales’ Autumn Series fixture against Fiji on Friday 19th November (kick-off 7.30pm).The annual Children in Need show will beam images of a packed-out Millennium Stadium live to BBC’s nationwide television audience during the half-time break when Wales meet their Rugby World Cup nemesis side Fiji, in the special ‘Children in Need Game’.Welsh rugby’s Friday night fixture, which traditionally attracts families and groups of children due to the discounted rate available for under 16s, will be enhanced by the star-studded entertainment schedule planned.The ten minute show from the hallowed pitch will be broadcast on BBC One in full during the main BBC Children in Need Appeal, which raises huge amounts of money for disadvantaged children.Byrne, who made his international debut in the Autumn internationals of 2005 when he came on as a replacement full back against New Zealand, is looking forward to a gruelling November series.“You always remember your first game in a Wales shirt and despite losing the game on the day it was pretty special to make my debut against the All Blacks in front of a capacity Millennium Stadium crowd,” he said.“The Series this year will be as tough as it gets with Australia and South Africa joining New Zealand and Fiji on the fixture list.“We will need all the support we can get from the Wales fans on that Friday night against Fiji, we all know what happened when they knocked us out of the world cup three years ago and we only beat them by a point the time before that.center_img “That would have been my first start for Wales against Fiji in 2005 and we’ve had some great wins since then, beating Australia in 2008 and obviously winning the Grand Slam that year as well.“It should be pretty special atmosphere on that third Friday in November, knowing we must face Fiji in our Rugby World Cup pool the following year and the ‘Children in Need’ show should really enhance the atmosphere.“They are always exciting games against the Fijians and I hope we can show this great charity the respect it deserves by replicating the entertainment on display at half time out on the pitch and helping in any way we can with the Appeal.”Head of BBC Children in Need in Wales, Marc Phillips, said: “Uniting BBC Children in Need with the Wales v Fiji match will help deliver a spectacular Appeal, with the biggest live audience a Children in Need event has ever had.“Pudsey may not be ready to take his place in the Welsh team, but he’ll certainly make his presence felt in the Millennium Stadium – and all for the benefit of disadvantaged children and young people here in Wales. Many thanks to the Welsh Rugby Union and the Wales Team for their ready co-operation.”Welsh rugby has a history of supporting BBC Children in Need to create magical moments for children in Wales and the UK, but this year promises to raise the profile even more with a very special night at the home of Welsh sport and more exciting announcements to come.There’s still a chance to be part of the rugby action in Cardiff with tickets available from £20 for adults and £10 for children at www.wru.co.uk/tickets and via telephone 08442  777 888 and to personal callers at Cardiff Arms Store, 8 Westgate Street, Cardiff.Also the WRU has announced an exclusive offer for school and junior group bookings at Wales v Fiji, with one free adult ticket per group of eight children booked (at £10 each). To take advantage of the offer, please contact: [email protected]last_img read more

Russia qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019 in place of Romania

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Amidst calls for a review, several complaints then surfaced over potential eligibility breaches by a number of participating unions. An independent review was set in motion and they have today settled on a decision.The points deduction set forth in today’s ruling means that as well as Russia going into a World Cup pool alongside tournament hosts Japan, Ireland and Scotland, it also means that Spain will no longer take part in a play-off match with Portugal. Instead, Germany will play Portugal for the right to face Samoa. The winner of that tie will go into World Cup Pool A alongside Russia. The loser of that clash will go into the final repechage competition for the chance to qualify for the World Cup.Related: What are rugby’s eligibility rules? Russia qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019 in place of RomaniaRussia will replace Romania in Pool A of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, after an independent disputes committee’s review into circumstances surrounding the 2017 and 2018 Rugby Europe Championship, handed down points deductions for fielding ineligible players.Romania, Belgium and Spain all felt the committee’s sting – a five point deduction – after it was concluded that all three teams had selected players who did not qualify for them during their campaigns. The three unions have also all been handy hefty fines.The qualification process had already sparked outrage after Spain’s controversial loss to Belgium in the final round of the Championship. The loss was overseen by Romanian officials, and after the result – which initially handed Romania a spot in the World Cup – the post-match scenes turned ugly and the referee had to be escorted from the field.Related: Five Spain players banned for confronting referee On the matter of the match between Spain and Belgium, World Rugby did state that: “the way in which Rugby Europe dealt with Spain’s request for a change of match officials (in the build-up to the match) was not adequate.” However, they have declined to overturn he result.A 14-day appeal window is now open for those involved to appeal. Romania have exercised their option to challenge the ruling, stating: “The Romanian Rugby Federation cannot accept a decision in which teams that knowingly violate or ignore the regulations are treated identically to those who comply with all procedural steps required.” World Rugby hand down points deductions for Romania, Belgium and Spain after all three are adjudged to have fielded ineligible players. Russia join Pool Alast_img read more


first_imgRapidísimas Por Onell A. SotoPosted Dec 11, 2012 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Tampa, FL Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Shreveport, LA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Press Release Service Rector Pittsburgh, PA Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET 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 Featured Events 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 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Cathedral Dean Boise, ID 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 An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Submit a Press Release Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Washington, DC Rector Collierville, TN Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Bath, NC Rector Albany, NY center_img Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Martinsville, VA Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Knoxville, TN This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Course Director Jerusalem, Israel El Palacio de Miraflores, sede del gobierno de Venezuela, informó que el presidente Hugo Chávez ha regresado a La Habana para operarse por cuarta vez el cáncer que sufre. Su tono grave y el hecho de escoger a su sucesor, indican que sus días están contados. Observadores políticos opinan que se vislumbra una intensa lucha por el poder una vez que Chávez esté fuera del gobierno.Jenni Rivera, la popular cantante méxico-americana pereció en un accidente aéreo el domingo 9 de diciembre junto con cinco personas más a la edad de 43 años. Los medios han dado gran cobertura al hecho que ha traído luto a la comunidad artística internacional. Pese a grandes contratiempos en su vida personal salió triunfante y ha sido citada como ejemplo de “perseverancia y valor”. Un hermano suyo, Pedro, es pastor evangélico.El primer ministro británico, David Cameron, peleará una batalla difícil de ganar. El político está a favor de las bodas de personas del mismo sexo aunque sabe que tiene dos fuertes opositores: el sector tradicionalista de su propia Iglesia de Inglaterra y la jerarquía de la Iglesia Católica Romana, informó The Guardian. Cameron admitió que “si hay una iglesia, sinagoga o mezquita que no quiere celebrar bodas ‘gays’, no se le podrá forzar a hacerlo”.Cristián Precht, 72, que fundó la Vicaría de Solidaridad y fue uno de los principales oponentes al régimen de Augusto Pinochet en Chile, ha sido destituido de sus funciones por la Congregación de la Doctrina de la Fe del Vaticano al ser hallado culpable de “conducta abusiva” con menores. Al religioso se le ha prohibido por cinco años el ejercicio de su ministerio sacerdotal y la potestad de confesar y dirigir espiritualmente a jóvenes y menores. Además, tendrá que pedir autorización para ausentarse del país y llevará una vida de oración y penitencia. La noticia cayó como un jarro de agua fría a sus muchos seguidores dentro y fuera de Chile.En la ciudad de Lageado, Rio Grande do Sul, la Iglesia Universal del Reino de Dios, también conocida como “Pare de Sufrir” ha sido condenada por un tribunal civil después que una pareja presentó una demanda contra el grupo religioso alegando que “fueron obligados a entregar sus bienes a cambio de bendiciones”. La condena dictamina que los demandantes sean reembolsados.La Corte Suprema de Justicia de Estados Unidos, el más alto tribunal del país, ha decidido tomar en su agenda el complicado y controvertido tema de los matrimonios y uniones entre personas del mismo sexo. Se cree que para fines de 2013 los nueve magistrados estén en condiciones de dar su veredicto. Ya nueve estados se han pronunciado sobre este tema.Un editorial publicado la semana pasada en el National Catholic Reporter endorsó la ordenación de mujeres al sacerdocio diciendo que es un “don de Dios enraizado en el bautismo”. Añadió que negar la ordenación a las mujeres es “una injusticia que no puede tolerarse”. El periódico se publica en Kansas City, Missouri.Gasitina, una joven afgana de 14 años, ha sido decapitada por negarse ella y su familia a casarse con un hombre mucho mayor. En Washington se ha presentado legislación para frenar estas violaciones de los derechos humanos. Amnistía Internacional dijo que en este año se han producido 14 casos similares.Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, presidente de Uganda desde 1986, pide perdón a Dios por los pecados de su nación diciendo “queremos que Uganda sea conocida como una nación que teme a Dios y como una nación cuyos cimientos están firmemente arraigados en la rectitud y la justicia”. Añadió que aspira a que su país cumpla con las palabras del Salmo 33:12: “Bienaventurada la nación cuyo Dios es el Señor, el pueblo que él escogió como heredad para sí”. Museveni, fue líder en el derrocamiento de Idi Amín.Una encuesta realizada por el periódico El Mercurio revela que el 94 por ciento de los chilenos confiesa creer en Dios, pero 6 de cada 10 personas raramente acuden a una iglesia. El 64.7 de los encuestados dice estar a favor del uso de los anticonceptivos y el divorcio, dos asuntos a los que se opone la Iglesia Católica Romana.La NASA ha dicho que el mundo no llegará a su fin el 21 de diciembre como lo ha predicho el calendario maya. “No ocurrirá tal fenómeno”, dijeron los científicos del espacio. Predicadores y otros amedrentaron a muchas comunidades anunciando el fin del mundo. Algunas personas construyeron refugios subterráneos con la esperanza de sobrevivir.REFRAN. El que se apura se muere y el que no también. Submit a Job Listing Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Submit an Event Listing Youth Minister Lorton, VA Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Belleville, IL Rector Hopkinsville, KY Associate Rector Columbus, GA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Director of Music Morristown, NJlast_img read more

House in San Prudencio Norte / Patxi Cortazar

first_imgSave this picture!Site PlanThe plot has a sloping ground inthe north-south direction, so the building is located to the north of the plot,freeing up as much space as possible towards the south. ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/410471/house-in-san-prudencio-norte-patxi-cortazar Clipboard Save this picture!© César San MillánThe project reflects afragmented architecture in a composition of several volumes, with flat orinclined roofs, depending on their orientation and the areas they cover. House in San Prudencio Norte / Patxi Cortazar Save this picture!© César San MillánRecommended ProductsWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesText description provided by the architects. The project is a single familyhouse designed primarily on ground floor, with the first floor only for a smallstudio in the double height  of theliving room, and a guest room with bath. Spain Save this picture!© César San Millán+ 36 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/410471/house-in-san-prudencio-norte-patxi-cortazar Clipboard 2012 Save this picture!© César San MillánThe elevator, attached to thechimneys, formalizes the tallest and most slender volume due to its functionalrequirements, which is emphasized by fitting the rest of the volumes around it. Save this picture!East ElevationThe building is clad in whitelimestone and black zinc in the inclined volumes. CopyAbout this officePatxi CortazarOfficeFollowProductsSteelStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesVitoria-GasteizArquitectura EspañolasustentabilidadSpainPublished on August 05, 2013Cite: “House in San Prudencio Norte / Patxi Cortazar” [Casa en San Prudencio Norte / Patxi Cortazar] 05 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Surface: Nordic DécorGlassMitrexSolar PanelsPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodPanel Façade SystemSealantsAGROB BUCHTALHow To Benefit From Ceramic Tiles With Hytect SurfaceSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassFacade SystemsTrimoTrimoterm FTV in the BASE – Backing wallSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylight Ridgelight in Office BuildingDoorsVEKAFront Doors – SOFTLINECurtain WallsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Curtain Wall – Rabel 35000 Slim Super ThermalResidential ApplicationsULMA Architectural SolutionsVentilated Facades on Building in PamplonaDoorsLibartVertical Retracting Doors – Panora ViewAccessories / TV MountsYellow Goat DesignScreens – BlossomMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?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 Houses Save this picture!© César San MillánThe orientation of daytimespaces is to the south, and nocturnal spaces are oriented to the north andeast. Save this picture!© César San MillánThe building has been designedwith eco-design criteria. We evaluated environmental aspects and defined actionsto achieve the objectives, later verifying their compliance. ArchDaily Architects: Patxi Cortazar Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” House in San Prudencio Norte / Patxi CortazarSave this projectSaveHouse in San Prudencio Norte / Patxi Cortazar “COPY” Save this picture!© César San MillánThe building’s HVAC system isdesigned through a geothermal heat pump with underfloor heating and cooling.Mechanical ventilation is available with heat recovery. Openings have sunscreens, with different characteristics according to their orientation. Thematerials used have certificates of sustainability, and most of them arerecyclable. Project gallerySee allShow lessGENETS 3 / Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & PartnersSelected ProjectsGlobal Center for Academic and Spiritual Life / Machado and Silvetti AssociatesSelected Projects Share Projects CopyHouses•Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain Year: last_img read more

Sovereign Grace Church of Pasadena: Grounded for Life

first_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribe Make a comment Top of the News 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. Faith & Youth Sovereign Grace Church of Pasadena: Grounded for Life Published on Monday, February 27, 2012 | 8:15 pm More Cool Stuff faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * The Sovereign Grace Church of Pasadena presents its Parent-Teen Ministry, “Grounded for Life.” Its purpose is to help shape young adults so that they live passionately for Christ by applying the Gospel to their lives. The church seeks to train and equip parents in their role of disciplining their children and to train and equip the youth to respond to their parents with faith towards God.What is our Purpose for a Parent Teen ministry?The Bible places the primary responsibility of training children with the parents (Deut. 6:7, Eph. 6:4). The Bible also places the responsibility for equipping both parents and children with the Church (Eph. 4:11-13). These responsibilities are unchanging and are part of what it means to be a Christian. Grounded For Life is intended to give focused attention on these responsibilities.Who is Grounded for Life for?Any youth who have graduated from the sixth grade and have not yet graduated from High School along with their parents are invited to participate. Both parents will need to be committed to participate even though both parents would not be required at each meeting or event. A youth would not be able to participate without a parent or guardian.How does Grounded for Life work?The Parent Teen ministry will consist of two meetings per month. At the first meeting, the teens and their parents are to attend. There will be some teaching and afterward, everyone will break up into small groups for some application discussion. At the second meeting of the month, all the teens will meet with two or three parents to supervise. The teens will meet for about 30 minutes in small groups of three or four. They will have some accountability questions to ask each other and time to respond. They will use this time to encourage and pray for one another. The rest of the meeting is free time for games, snacks, music, etc.Sovereign Grace Church of Pasadena, 1530 E. Elizabeth Street, Pasadena, (626) 398-2418 or visit www.sovgracepasadena.org.center_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 11 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News HerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Ayurveda Heath Secrets From Ancient IndiaHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWeird Types Of Massage Not Everyone Dares To TryHerbeautyHerbeauty Community News Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

All Subordinate Courts & Tribunals In Uttar Pradesh To Remain Closed Till Further Direction: Allahabad HC [Read Letter]

first_imgNews UpdatesAll Subordinate Courts & Tribunals In Uttar Pradesh To Remain Closed Till Further Direction: Allahabad HC [Read Letter] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK3 May 2020 11:04 PMShare This – xThe Allahabad High Court has announced that all the subordinate courts in UP, including the Commercial Courts, Motor Accident Claims Tribunals and Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement Authorities, will remain closed until further orders. Earlier, the High Court had intimated that all the courts subordinate to it will remain closed until the expiration of the lockdown period…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Allahabad High Court has announced that all the subordinate courts in UP, including the Commercial Courts, Motor Accident Claims Tribunals and Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement Authorities, will remain closed until further orders. Earlier, the High Court had intimated that all the courts subordinate to it will remain closed until the expiration of the lockdown period on May 3. This was done in view of the letter addressed to High Court by the Additional Chief Secretary of the state, requesting the High Court to open the subordinate courts only after expiry of the lockdown period. Now since the lockdown period has been extended by the Central Government till May 17, the High Court has decided to keep the subordinate courts closed until further notification. A letter intimating the same has been addressed to all the Distinct Judges in the State, whereby the Registrar General of the High Court has asked them to ensure “strict compliance” of this direction. Click Here To Download LetterRead Letter Next Storylast_img read more

HMS Queen Elizabeth enters Royal Navy service

first_imgAdmiral Sir Philip Jones, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, said: “In hoisting the White Ensign from HMS Queen Elizabeth today, Britain has confirmed her place among the world’s great maritime powers in the most majestic and muscular terms.“The Queen Elizabeth-class carriers will sit at the heart of a modernised and emboldened Royal Navy, capable of projecting power and influence at sea, in the air, over the land and in cyberspace, and offering our nation military and political choice in an uncertain world. December 7, 2017 The UK’s new fleet flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth entered Royal Navy service on December 7 after being commissioned by Her Majesty The Queen in a grand ceremony in Portsmouth.In her role as the ship’s lady sponsor, Her Majesty addressed guests before the ship’s commanding officer, Captain Jerry Kyd, read the commissioning warrant.The iconic white ensign was then raised, symbolising the commissioning of the nation’s future flagship into the Royal Navy’s fleet.UK defense secretary Gavin Williamson said: “Today marks the start of a hugely significant chapter for the Royal Navy, and indeed the nation, as the future flagship is commissioned into Her Majesty’s fleet.“It is an honour to witness the crowning moment of an extraordinarily busy year for the Royal Navy that has seen us name the second carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, cut steel on the first Type 26 frigates and launch the National Shipbuilding Strategy.”The commissioning cake was cut by the youngest member of the ship’s company and the Captain’s wife. Photo: Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth enters Royal Navy service Share this article Back to overview,Home naval-today HMS Queen Elizabeth enters Royal Navy service Authorities View post tag: Royal Navy View post tag: HMS Queen Elizabethlast_img read more

Ancient Vatican texts to be shared online

first_imgA new collaboration between the Bodleian and Vatican libraries will see 1.5 million pages of treasured ancient texts brought into the 21st century.The new four-year project, funded by a £2 million award from the Polonsky foundation, will make texts freely available online to the general public and researchers. Online material is set to include manuscripts from Homer and Plato, and what is believed to be the earliest Hebrew codex.Sarah Thomas, Bodley’s librarian, said that the digitisation project would “transcend the limitations of time and space” and would allow scholars to “interrogate the texts with fresh approaches” by bringing together texts that have previously been dispersed.Dr Leonard Polonsky, founder of the Polonsky Foundation that has supported the Bodleian’s previous digitisation projects, explained that “21st century technology provides the opportunity for collaborations between cultural institutions in the way they manage and make available the knowledge and expertise they hold.”Monsignor Cesare Pasini, the Prefect of the Vatican Library, also recognised the importance of increasing the accessibility of key texts, saying that with the joint initiative, “Two Libraries will continue to accomplish their mission for the benefit of science and culture.”Diarmaid MacCulloch, Professor of the History of the Church at St Cross College told Cherwell, “It’s always good to see custodians of precious manuscripts making primary sources widely available for general readers beyond the specialists in universities and to see two of the world’s greatest and oldest libraries co-operating as Bodley and the Vatican have done, is particularly cheering’.Students have also backed the view that the digitisation project would prove beneficial to everybody and not just specialists. Becky Jowsey, 1st year Philosophy and Theology student at Keble College, said that the collaboration could help solve problems caused by differing textual interpretations, adding that ‘by giving people access to the original texts in an easy-to-use, familiar digital format, we give people the tools to turn negative disagreement into positive dialogue by giving them new resources’.Jack Andrews, 2nd year Theology student at Mansfield College warned Cherwell that the project ‘may not be as revealing as Dan Brown fans would like to imagine’ although ‘it will be very interesting to see what new approaches to ancient texts emerge as a result.’last_img read more


first_imgRotoavant is Polin’s latest rack oven. All vital oven functions have been revised and important new components with increasingly comprehensive software have been introduced, says the firm.These innovations have improved the levels of Polin’s previous rack ovens, optimising efficiency, increasing performance and improving reliability, claims the firm.The Polin Rotoavant is available in gas and electric versions, in different size configurations. Brook Food (Minehead, Somerset) says it offers bakers help to ensure smooth implementation of the ovens.last_img read more

United Biscuits targets convenience stores in biscuit growth initiative

first_imgUnited Biscuits (UB) is aiming to grow biscuit sales by £88m over the next five years, by helping convenience stores optimise their range offer.The Better Biscuits, Best Sellers initiative aims to offer advice on which biscuit brands to stock and how to market them, using data from market research agency IRI.Advice is tailored to outlet type, split between forecourts and symbols, and fixture size. It is being distributed through a variety of methods including UB’s field sales team, retail magazines and a relaunched Better Biscuits, Better Business website.The material includes details of the 50 best-selling brands in forecourts and the 50 best in symbols and independent stores, calculated by a combination of both cash and unit rates of sale.Amanda Kurylowski, UB impulse category controller in the UK, said: “As the biggest supplier of biscuits in the UK, UB has invested in this initiative to ensure that its customers can maximise the potential that the biscuit category offers, but has yet to fully realise.“Better Biscuits, Best Sellers will help to unlock new opportunities and sales growth for the trade. Shoppers will benefit because their favourite products will be available to them in more outlets and their needs will be met through simpler and more inspiring fixtures. Product duplication will be reduced and merchandising improved through clearer brand and product blocking.”UB recently announced there was a £500m growth opportunity in the total UK biscuit market.last_img read more