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BP’s Russian deal is put on hold until March by arbitration panel

first_img Share whatsapp BP must wait until at least March to learn the fate of its £10bn share-swap with Russian oil firm Rosneft, after an arbitration tribunal yesterday extended the injunction blocking the deal.Russian investor group AAR, which owns half of BP’s Russian venture TNK-BP, obtained an injunction last week to halt the deal until 25 February while it tries to establish its rights to BP’s activities in Russia through arbitration.“The arbitral tribunal has ordered that a final hearing on certain matters to be agreed will take place in the week commencing 7 March 2011,” BP confirmed in a statement. “The injunction which has put on hold the Rosneft transaction announced on 14 January has been extended by the tribunal pending the outcome of this arbitration hearing.” Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Astounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.org whatsapp KCS-content BP’s Russian deal is put on hold until March by arbitration panel Thursday 10 February 2011 8:51 pm Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke) 2014 Abridged Report

first_imgKenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2014 abridged results.For more information about Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke)  2014 abridged results.Company ProfileKenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB Bank) is a financial services institution in Kenya offering products and services to the commercial sector. The banking group offers a full-service offering for commercial and corporate clients and runs an Agency banking model. Its parent company, KCB Group, was founded as a branch of the National Bank of India in Mombasa. Grindlays Bank merged with the National Bank of India in 1958 to form the National & Grindlays Bank. The government of Kenya bought a 60% stake in National & Grindlays Bank and took full control of it in 1970; renaming it Kenya Commercial Group. It was renamed KCB Bank Kenya after a corporate restructure. KCB Bank Kenya is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the KCB Group. Its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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BK Group Plc (BOK.rw) Q12019 Presentation

first_imgBK Group Plc (BOK.rw) listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2019 presentation results for the first quarter.For more information about BK Group Plc (BOK.rw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the BK Group Plc (BOK.rw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: BK Group Plc (BOK.rw)  2019 presentation results for the first quarter.Company ProfileBK Group Plc formerly (Bank of Kigali Limited) is Rwanda’s largest commercial bank by assets and licensed by the country’s banking regulator, National Bank of Rwanda. It offers a full spectrum of products and services for retail banking, corporate banking and central treasury. Bank of Kigali SA commenced operations in 1967; initially as a joint venture between the government of Rwanda and Belgolaise, with each owning 50% of the ordinary share capital. In 2007, the government of Rwanda acquired the Belgolaise shareholding which increased its direct and indirect shareholding in the Bank of Kigali to 100% of the entire Issued Shares. The Bank changed its name to Bank of Kigali Limited in 2011 under a new law relating to companies. Bank of Kigali Limited now has 79 branches located in the main towns and cities of Rwanda with its head office in the capital city, Kigali. BK Group Plc has a primary listing on the Rwanda Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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The Holy Eucharist with the Installation of Bishop Michael Bruce…

first_img Libby Workman says: Posted Jul 29, 2015 Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Libby Workman says: Rob Martin says: Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Helen Harder says: Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY November 14, 2015 at 7:14 am I am against slavery, polygamy, stoning, and many other practices condoned in the pages of the Bible, but I wouldn’t rip out those pages, would you? Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem July 31, 2015 at 5:46 pm Speaking as a church musician, I sincerely hope that the web cast includes the prelusive music. We miss that great organ! Rector Knoxville, TN Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Albany, NY Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 The Holy Eucharist with the Installation of Bishop Michael Bruce Curry as the Presiding Bishop Nov. 1 at Washington National Cathedral, live webcast 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 robert hunter says: September 14, 2015 at 2:12 pm I pray God’s blessing on our new Presiding Bishop Michael Curry my friend,role model and mentor. I will be honored to be part of this celebration to such an historic celebration. Bishop Curry is truly anointed and fully committed to the work of God and the church. August 28, 2015 at 8:40 am If the service is televised here is a chance for the Cathedral Chapter to order that the Confederate windows of Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and the Confederate flag be shown to thousands of viewers. This would show the great irony, that in a Cathedral that celebrates the bad history of Treason by a group of southern states; that 150 years after a “savage war” we celebrate the installation of Michael Curry, a descendent of slaves as the Most Reverend Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. ” Blessed is he or she who is not offended”. In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Curry Installation, Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK 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 Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Submit an Event Listing Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Smithfield, NC October 26, 2015 at 12:28 pm Mel,I have same question. Did you ever find an answer?Thanks,Rob Rector Belleville, IL Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME October 13, 2015 at 12:08 pm I am from North Carolina and to see our Bishop become the Presiding Bishop is so exciting.My Wife has a ticket for the installation. I’m jealous. I hope and pray he can lead us as one Church through the “Jesus Movement”. Comments (11) Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Kennisha Douglas says: An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET August 23, 2015 at 4:27 pm I believe that Bishop Katherine’s installation was televised and a DVD was produced which I purchased. I hope the same is true for Bishop Curry’s installation. The beauty and depth of the many “living stones” that is the Episcopal Church as reflected through music, ceremony, and word should be offered to a world often searching for meaning and a home. Please televise it, produce a DVD, and request all diocesan bishops to strongly urge their parishes to inform their congregations of the event! August 2, 2015 at 5:56 pm I am so impressed with Bishop Curry and his sermon at GC brought me to tears. One could really feel the Spirit through his voice and I really felt such hope that God will use Bishop Curry to help restore this Church and infuse much life into it. I appreciate Bishop Katherine’s episcopal leadership and now see that the Spirit really wants to keep us moving forward in the vision of God’s Reign to become or return to our early pre-Constantinian ecclesial reality as the “Jesus Movement”…a dynamic, fresh, Spirit-filled and led movement which rejects the institutional model of the Church (see: Avery Dulles’ Models of the Church). This process of de-institutionalization will be challenging for us as Episcopalians…but I hope Bishop Curry’s vision will be able to manifest….Let us pray and work toward this. Bishop Curry, I support you! Submit a Press Release New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET 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 Shreveport, LA Rector Martinsville, VA Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Featured Jobs & Calls October 25, 2015 at 10:44 pm Here is a link for the Service Bulletin for the Installation of Presiding Bishop Curry. http://www.cathedral.org/pdfs/20151101PBCurryInstallation.pdf Press Release Service Youth Minister Lorton, VA Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Presiding Bishop Michael Curry Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Tampa, FL Featured Events Comments are closed. john gorecki says: Richard Thiele says: Liturgy & Music, Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Submit a Job Listing Rector Pittsburgh, PA Chief Jim Donovan says: Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Associate Rector Columbus, GA Robert Horwath says: Curate Diocese of Nebraska Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest July 29, 2015 at 6:57 pm I think invitations to representatives of Episcopal religious orders and communities should be offered. This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Br. Basil Edwards OSB, Abbot says: November 14, 2015 at 7:19 am The entire service appeared on YouTube a couple of days ago. Type in the Search window: Holy Eucharist and the Installation etc. It is a great blessing. It also contains a link to the Order of Service used. Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Tags AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Collierville, TN Rector Bath, NC Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Washington, DC [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Holy Eucharist with the Installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, Bishop Michael Bruce Curry, will occur on Sunday, November 1 at noon Eastern at Washington National Cathedral.The Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was elected and confirmed as the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church at the 78th General Convention on June 27. According to the Canons of The Episcopal Church, he becomes Presiding Bishop on November 1. Bishop Curry is the first African-American to be elected Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church.The Holy Eucharist with the Installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop will be live webcast.The service will be reflective of the comprehensiveness of the Episcopal tradition and community. Bishop Curry will preach at the service.Episcopal, Anglican, ecumenical, and interreligious guests are expected to join bishops, General Convention deputies, Executive Council members, and other leaders, members and guests of The Episcopal Church for the celebration.Please note:Media: Media credential applications will be available September 8.  Details on media coverage and opportunities will be announced at that time.Tickets: Information on the process for general seating tickets will be announced after Labor Day.last_img read more

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Seven thought provoking questions we all need to ask ourselves

first_img Reply Reply Reply My Little Bro … Nice suggestion for everyone to Do once in a while those thoughts/ questions as we ‘walk on life’ to improve, update and realize and make the difference not about the rest, but also with ourselves as we learn day-by-day.GoD Bless You, My Dear Treasure Chaz !!! The Anatomy of Fear charles towne June 6, 2021 at 1:50 pm NH 10 COMMENTS June 7, 2021 at 8:55 am These really create perspective, don’t they? We should ask ourselves these questions daily:) Faith & InspirationBy Charles TowneThese questions below are life defining, life changing. If we search our hearts and answer the questions honestly, we are on the threshold of great change, and even greater God- pleasing victory.Question (1)  Am I making a difference in my world and the people in it, today?Question (2)  Am I living my life as an example for good, as God intended, and thus impacting others that they may desire a close walk with the Source of all that is good?Question (3)  Am I a true visionary? And if I am, do I possess a grand vision for my life as the Father intended? If not, why not?Question (4)  Am I content with the mediocre? The blasé? Or, am I striving for the extra -ordinary, that God may use me to His perfect will, and divine purpose?Question (5)  Am I open to change, even though that change may be uncomfortable, even painful? Am I willing to yield my will to His, even though it removes me from the familiar, or my comfort zones that have enticed me and inhibited my growth for so long?Question (6)  Am I progressing toward a definite destination or goal, or am I low on spiritual fuel and in a holding pattern, just circling the airport, about ready to crash and burn?Question (7)  And this is the big one, am I going to be in the same place spiritually a year from now that I am today?May each of us find an unsurpassed joy as we walk with the one known as the Life-Giver.Live fully,Love openly,And make a difference, today.Dear Holy God, please, right now, today, this minute, help me to be what you desire me to be. I love you Father, and more than anything else I want to follow you in all things. Praise you, oh glorious one. AmenCharles Towne is first and foremost a Christian. An octogenarian, author, journalist, wildlife photographer, naturalist, caregiver, and survivor, his life has been and continues to be, a never-ending adventure filled with possibilities never imagined. He has adopted the philosophy that to Live fully, laugh uproariously, love passionately, and learn like there is no tomorrow, is a formula for a long and joy-filled life. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Reply Dear NH, and often it is that perspective that we fail to touch on isn’t it? Bless you, Chaz Reply charles towne Checklists are very important when performing complex tasks and critical to successful completion of the task regardless of how many times the task is performed. The professional pilot with thousands of hours flying a complex aircraft relies on checklists to successfully perform his duties during every flight. I submit that life is far more complex than any aircraft and this is the best checklist I have seen for a successful life. Refer to it every day…. Thanks Chuck. June 7, 2021 at 7:42 pm TAGSCharles TowneFaithGrowthInspirationLifeMeditationQuestionsReflection Previous articleApopka gardeners can celebrate Plant of the Month: CrossandraNext articleFlorida International University’s ‘Wall of Wind’ simulates Cat 5 hurricane, see video; advice for severe weather hazards Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Leo June 9, 2021 at 8:53 am charles towne CSG Photo by Rebe Pascual Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Reply Please enter your name here Mignon Gaskins Waller Thank you my brother in Jesus, Chaz Only by submitting to the grace of God,( His continuous activity of love towards us), can we be in the positive in these questions. Then no longer do they become a challenge, but that abundant lifestyle that Jesus promises. Only as we remain in God’s School of Trust can the Holy Spirit grow in us these values, statutes, righteous judgments, and the Fruit of God’s Spirit to accomplish these values. These are HIGH values, not worldly with a focus on self. these questions cause us to examine ourselves, ” Are we truly in the Faith”. These values reach upward for help from the Creator to accomplish them in us, then with a heart for outreach, we share them. Only by continuously seeking God’s face and choosing to receive His power and Love in our hearts daily and sometimes by the second of each day, can we say, ” I delight to do thy will O, my God, yes, the Law is not grievous, it is in my heart”. Mignon Waller Dear CSG, your determination to be more conscientious comes from one source. and because He planted the seed in your heart it will germinate to a life changing flower to glory! Praise His name always! Bless you and give you the victory you yearn for. Chaz Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter June 6, 2021 at 8:12 am Very thought provoking AND challenging questions!Sometimes we just get caught up in everyday life and fail to strive for the best we can be. Thanks for the reminder, Chuck. With God’s help, I will be more conscientious everyday. Please enter your comment! June 6, 2021 at 8:44 am Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate charles towne Mignon, it seems to me that it is not so much by our obedience as it is the Fathers will! Then we can honestly say, “thank you Father, thank you for your unending love, and your great mercy! AmenBless you my dear friend, Chaz You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here June 9, 2021 at 7:43 am charles towne Reply Reply Reply Mike McFadden, Papa God inspires so we give Him all credit, honor and if good can be found in it, glory. Thanks Mike, yours always, Chaz June 6, 2021 at 5:50 pm Reply June 7, 2021 at 1:35 pm June 7, 2021 at 7:45 pm Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Mike McFaddenlast_img read more

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Noddy fundraiser in trouble over intellectual property

first_imgNoddy fundraiser in trouble over intellectual property 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: Giving/Philanthropy Volunteering Noddy’s character is used with permission to raise funds for Whizz-kidz charity for children.  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img A volunteer fundraiser who raises funds dressed as children’s character Noddy has been told to stop because he is breaching intellectual property law.Steven Cash from Lincoln has been told to stop his fundraising by Chorion, the company that owns the rights to Enid Blyton’s 700 books.Cash is not surprisingly upset at being asked to stop his Noddy fundraising. “I’m just gutted,” he said. “They have told me I’m defaming Noddy, but children love the car and the outfit.” He has raised thousands of pounds for local charities over the past three years dressed as Noddy. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 9 July 2003 | Newslast_img read more

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Charitable trust reaches £1 million in grants to individuals to clear energy debts

first_img 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: Community fundraising Charitable trust reaches £1 million in grants to individuals to clear energy debts Howard Lake | 12 June 2006 | News Advertisementcenter_img The EDF Energy Trust, an independent charity giving grants to people struggling to pay their energy bills, has met an important milestone – it has awarded more than 2500 awards to clear energy debts amounting to £1 million.The Trust, which was established at the end of 2003 with the support EDF Energy, aims to make a long term difference to people’s lives, and is available for customers of EDF Energy including the brands formally known as SWEB Energy, Seeboard Energy and London Energy. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  16 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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Trafalgar Square carol singing to raise money for good causes

first_img 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. Howard Lake | 5 November 2007 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Trafalgar Square will take place this year on Thursday 6 December followed by a season of carol singing, which is backed by the Mayor of London in the run up to Christmas.Voluntary and charitable organisations are being invited to sign up for the 2007 Trafalgar Square carol singing programme, when they can raise funds for their cause as they sing in front of the traditional Norwegian Christmas tree.The free carol singing season will run from Monday 10 to Sunday 23 December, and is open to all those who want to come along to listen or join in with the carols. Advertisement Tagged with: christmas Events Recruitment / people Trafalgar Square carol singing to raise money for good causes  33 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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JustGiving reveals average donation values of social media shares

first_imgJustGiving reveals average donation values of social media shares  176 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 Twitter – £30.26YouTube – £28.77LinkedIn – £25.21Facebook – £18.33Google+ – £17.77Donations driven from Facebook make up over a quarter of all donations made on JustGiving in September 2011, a rise of 130% over the past year. By contrast, Twitter currently drives less than 1%. JustGiving estimates that by 2015, Facebook will be responsible for up to 50% of all online donations on its site.The results of the research have been published as an infographic: AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 Online fundraising platform JustGiving can now tell us which social media sites drive the most donations and which drive the highest average donations.According to the site’s own data, donors reaching JustGiving from Twitter are the most generous in that they give the highest average amount of £30.26. People on Facebook however are more frequently persuaded to give via JustGiving.The average values of donors giving on JustGiving following a call to action through social networks are: Advertisement 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. Howard Lake | 11 November 2011 | News Tagged with: Digital infographic Justgiving Research / statistics The research shows that donors seem to prefer giving directly through social media sites: those who donate to charity directly through Facebook using an app donate an average of £26.45, over 44% more than those who are asked to click through to give on an external website.This latest statistic is based on JustGiving’s new app on Facebook, which the company is launching this week. It lets any charity accept donations through Facebook without the donor having to leave the site. The app has been trialled by charities including War Child, the Dog’s Trust and the Rett Syndrome Research Trust UK.Sara Bowcutt, Deputy Director of Corporate & Donor Fundraising at War Child, commented: “Making it simple for supporters to donate through social media is crucial and this app does exactly that.”Head of Insight at JustGiving, Elizabeth Kessick, said of the research: “Third sector organisations should ignore social media at their peril as this data shows that social giving is an increasingly important driver for donations.”JustGiving has now helped 13 million people raise over £930 million for more than 12,000 charities since 2001.www.justgiving.comlast_img read more

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Limerick Council in firing line over anti-social behaviour at Punch’s site

first_imgNewsLocal NewsLimerick Council in firing line over anti-social behaviour at Punch’s siteBy Alan Jacques – September 12, 2014 755 LIMERICK City and County Council has been condemned for allowing an abandoned hotel site at Punch’s Cross to become a location for anti-social behaviour, illegal dumping and street drinking after Traveller families moved into its main car park.According to  City West Labour Party councillor Joe Leddin, the Council and KPMG, the official receiver for Punch’s Hotel, have failed to manage the security and maintenance of the site pending its resale.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up He claims that despite several requests to KPMG to properly secure and monitor both the building and the surrounding site, no action was taken.“The physical appearance of the entire site with weeds, rubbish and broken windows is an absolute disgrace and again no action or interest was taken by the City Council despite calls to do so.“It’s just not good enough for officials in the environment section to pass the problem to their colleagues in property management when both departments should have worked together to secure the site in the absence of any intent by the receiver to do so,” he said.He added that the site has now attracted Traveller families, who have located in the main car park, because there was no effort made to block vehicle access. He said that local residents had to endure various forms of anti-social behaviour with dumping, street drinking and partying at all hours.“Security is non-existent and until such time as the premises is sold, I am once again calling on the council to take immediate action to remove the Travellers and properly secure and clean the site with all associated costs involved to be levied against any future sale,” he said.A spokeswoman for Limerick City and County Council said that although it had not been formally declared a derelict site, the Council was making contact with the Receiver to improve the appearance of the building while it remains vacant.“We are aware that the Receiver is actively trying to find a buyer for the site and have it up and running as a viable business once again”, she said.. Previous article#goodstuff DJ Jon 1st launches Prima Volta Music FestivalNext articleStreet Party life at Roches Street Festival Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie TAGSCllr Joe LeddinKPMGLabour PartylimerickLimerick City and County CouncilPunch’s Hotel Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Linkedin Email Twittercenter_img Advertisement Print Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Facebook WhatsApplast_img read more

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