Residents will fight plans for greenbelt

By ciara hill RESIDENTS are fighting plans to build six homes on greenbelt land in their village. The former St John's school site in Main Road, Wetley Rocks has been earmarked for the affordable homes, an access road and church car park. The plans show a row of three pairs of semi detached dwellings, four with three bedrooms and two with two bedrooms. The homes would be located on part brownfield land, covering the site of the former school buildings and Read more [...]

Activities planned to celebrate ‘Cooperatives Month’

NASSAU, Bahamas -- In 1974, the Government of The Bahamas promoted the establishment of Cooperative Societies as a mechanism to facilitate the diversification and strengthening of the nation’s economy. This year marks the thirty-seventh (37) anniversary of the formalized cooperative movement in The Bahamas. Cooperatives have become a formidable sector of the economy, as there are now sixteen registered societies with total assets in excess of 250 million dollars. Each year Cooperative practitioners, Read more [...]

Accor Wants To Work With Lenotre Unit After Sale, CEO Says

By MIMOSA SPENCER PARIS—French hotels group Accor SA would like to keep working with its catering business Lenotre once it is sold, Chief Executive Denis Hennequin said Monday. Mr. Hennequin said he would choose pillows over macarons—pastries produced by Lenotre—when it comes to investments. However, the company would like to continue working with the caterer, which supplies food for the company's high-end hotels, he added. Accor has shed assets over the years in order to focus Read more [...]


Set The Trend may have booked himself a couple of European jaunts by claiming an all-the-way win in the West Sussex County Times On House Stakes at Goodwood. Andrew Balding's five-year-old impressed when winning an Ascot handicap last year and his close-up comeback fourth at Doncaster suggested he possessed the requisite talent to strike at Listed level. Soon in front in the hands of Jimmy Fortune, Set The Trend bowled along merrily for much of the one-mile contest, and turned on the taps rounding Read more [...]

North House wins British Council for Offices Workplace Award

Westminster offices recognised for sympathetic refurbishment of historic building in BCO London South East Awards 2011 Article posted: 30 May 2011Some of London's finest workplaces have been recognised for excellence in the British Council for Offices' annual London and South East Awards. Over 500 property professionals gathered at the Marriott Grosvenor Square last week, to hear who had won Awards in this year's London and South East competition.   Winning the category for best Project up to Read more [...]

Organizing events got much easier

Social networking and e-commerce have taken off during the last few years, mainly around group-buying websites like Groupon and flash sales sites such as Cobon. Eventbrite is capitalizing on a different part of social media: ticket sales and live events, where you can actually meet people in person. What Eventbrite does? Many may have already used the service if they have attended a ticketed event such as a concert in the past couple years. The company’s online ticketing service helps Read more [...]