Emergency meetings to save listed buildings

The announcement follows a spate of fires at listed buildings since 1 April 2011.A blaze broke out at the Herdsman Mill in Sion Mills, Co Tyrone in the early hours of Saturday.Firefighters extinguished the blaze at the Grade B listed building but when they left the scene, it reignited. The mill was constructed in 1835 and was the last wet-spinning flax mill in Ireland.Alex Attwood said he is "deeply concerned" about the fires at listed buildings."I spotted a trend a short number Read more [...]

Polygon backed for Newbury Chalice Stakes

Polygon (4.30) can show she's a filly going places quickly by winning the featured Chalice Stakes at Newbury today. John Gosden has fasttracked her into Listed company after she easily won her maiden at the same track in June. That was only Polygon's second run - she finished a promising third on her debut at Newmarket - but is clearly rated by her trainer as she is still in possession of an entry in next month's Yorkshire Oaks. Although at a disadvantage with today's Read more [...]

State adds Woodhull House to list of historic places

JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | The Woodhull House in Wading River is believed to be the oldest structure in the Shoreham-Wading River area. The Woodhull House located in Wading River is one step closer to being designated as a national historic structure, Brookhaven Town officials announced Friday. Second District Councilwoman Jane Bonner said the Josiah Woodhull House, which the town is in the process of restoring, has recently been listed on the New York State Register of Historic Places and Read more [...]

Bulletin Board 07/31/11 – Leader

Notices of government meetings and special events of communitywide interest should be submitted in writing to: Leader-Telegram, P.O. Box 570, Eau Claire, WI 54702-0570. E-mail: leadertelegram@ecpc.com. Fax: 715-858-7308. The deadline is four days before the event. Notices should include a telephone number and a contact person's name. All events listed are open to the public. Government Chippewa Falls City Council, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Council Chamber, City Read more [...]

Sale of Sacramento-owned land could help pay for new arena

For several weeks, members of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's arena task force have pitched the sports facility as a regional asset requiring regional financial support.But as the project's proposed financing model comes into focus, it's evident the city of Sacramento alone will shoulder much of the financial burden for the $387 million project.Among the largest potential funding sources listed in a task force report this week was the possible sale of up to a dozen city-owned Read more [...]

Recently listed HVA Foods plans 2020 global listing

A Sri Lankan tea company that held an Initial Public Offering (IPO) late last year has signalled plans to become publicly quoted by seeking a listing in a global stock exchange by 2020. Speaking exclusively to the Business Times, Rohan Fernando, Chairman of HVA Foods PLC, Sri Lanka's only publicly listed tea exporter and brand owner of Heladiv Iced Tea which raised in excess of Rs. 300 million in a 2010 IPO, noted that his company had a long term plan to list its shares at Read more [...]