Times Targets Stewards’ Consolation

Peter Chapple-Hyam: Trainer of Direct Times Views from connections ahead of Saturday's Qatar Stewards' Sprint as Peter Chapple-Hyam prepares to let the progressive Direct Times bid for big-race glory at Goodwood.A lack of experience is the only concern for Peter Chapple-Hyam as he prepares to let the progressive Direct Times bid for big-race glory in Saturday's Qatar Stewards' Sprint at Goodwood.The four-year-old has made just five competitive Read more [...]

Developer told it can build next to Grade II* listed building in Haywards Heath

Mid Sussex District Council has approved a plan to build next to a Grade II* listed building. The plan, heard by the planning committee last night (July 30), is to build a two storey house with a separate garage on land Northeast of Grade II* listed Sunte House, in Birchen Lane, Haywards Heath.It received 26 letters of objection from residents for reasons including; harm to the setting of a Grade II* listed building, proposal will erode buffer separating Sunte House from Twentieth Read more [...]

School and new homes to be built on site of former Manchester Metropolitan …

Plans for nearly 100 homes and a new primary school at the former Manchester Metropolitan University campus in Didsbury have been given the green light. Beaver Road Primary School will expand into a new state-of-the-art building on the site of the former MMU Broomhurst halls of residents on Wilmslow Road after Manchester council’s planning committee approved outline proposals. The halls, completed in 1963, were home to thousands of students, but closed last year. The building will now be knocked Read more [...]

Glasgow residents call on council to reject demolition plans for B-listed building

ANGRY residents are calling on the council to reject plans to demolish a B Listed building and replace it with a block of student flats. They say proposals to flatten a B-listed building in Glasgow’s busy shopping district should be thrown out. As the Evening Times reported earlier this month, developers have applied for permission to knock down the eight-storey block on the corner of Argyle Street and the single-storey Cairns pub in Miller Street. They want to replace Read more [...]

Rebuilt 4L60E Transmissions Now Listed for Sale at U.S. Reconditioning Company …

Rebuilt 4L60E transmissions are now listed for consumer sale online at the CheapRebuiltTransmissions.com company at http://cheaprebuilttransmissions.com/rebuilt-transmission-4l60e. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 30, 2015 Vehicle owners who plan to purchase a replacement gearbox for a General Motors manufactured vehicle will now be able to buy reconditioned assemblies at the CheapRebuiltTransmissions.com website. Inventory for rebuilt 4L60E transmissions is now available to explore on the Read more [...]

Imperial tomb guardian retires as mausoleum listed World Heritage Site

Qin Guo'an, 51, to retire as guardian of Tangya Tusi necropolis in ChinaHis family, who were buried there, have been guarding it for 23 generationsUNESCO inscribed the monument as a World Heritage Site on July 3Mr. Qin will lose his job as soon as government is in charge of the upkeep The guardian hopes to continue his family legacy as a tourist guide By Olivia Chan and Qin Xie For Mailonline Published: 15:22 GMT, 30 July 2015 | Updated: 18:40 GMT, 30 July 2015 Read more [...]

The Strange Story of the Ten Million Dollar MH17 Investigation

For most people, the website Joker.buzz is totally unknown. The site, which offers users the chance to broker information anonymously using the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, has in recent weeks come to the attention of those who have taken a close interest in the shooting downing of Flight MH17 in July last year. At the start of June a new auction was posted online, asking for 10,000 Bitcoins (approximately $3 million at current exchange rates) for evidence collected as part of an investigation by a “private Read more [...]

Porthcawl Museum saved as council strikes deal over its Grade II-listed home

A deal has been reached to secure the future of Bridgend county borough’s only museum. Bridgend County Borough Council has agreed a leasing arrangement with the Porthcawl Museum and Arts Collaboration Group so that they can continue to be based at the Old Police Station in John Street, Porthcawl, until March 2017. And to help safeguard the future of the building, the council is working with the group to develop a business case to run the former police station sustainably so that the Grade II listed Read more [...]

Inside Britain’s most expensive council houses

Sale of derelict neighbouring houses in south London had been billed as priciest ex-local authority sell-off everAlmost two years after they were bought for total of £2.96m, first of the homes has gone on the market for £3.35mGrade II-listed properties were taken over by squatters in 2013 who protested at housing shortage in SouthwarkBut council insisted money raised from sell-off would fund building of about 20 new council homes in boroughBy Mark Duell for MailOnline Published: Read more [...]