Scales of Justice: Motorists listed in court for speeding offences

Among the cases dealt with at Teesside Magistrates' Court on September 21: Jonathan Calvert, 32, of Vulcan Way, Thornaby, fined £220 with £107 costs for driving while using a mobile phone. Jordan Dominic Fisher, 21, of Turner Street, Redcar, fined £120 with £255 costs for driving without an appropriate licence and using a vehicle without insurance. Fe Hei, 58, of Waterside Way, Hartlepool, fined £220 with £107 costs for speeding. Kevin Paul Kinnersley, 57, of Norton Avenue, Stockton, fined Read more [...]

‘Long overdue’ right of appeal against listing of a building in Scotland comes … – Out

Historic Environment Scotland (HES), the new non-departmental public body which combines the functions of Historic Scotland and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), becomes fully operational on 1 October. At the same time changes to the processes for listed buildings, conservation areas and scheduled monuments set out in the Historic Environment Scotland Act will come into force, along with the introduction of new rights of appeal against certain HES Read more [...]

2015 ultimate guide to family-friendly Halloween events

Find a listing of all Halloween-related events, and then some, in Upstate Parent’s ultimate guide to October.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto)Got plans this October?Here’s our annual comprehensive guide to all of the Halloween-related events, holiday alternative activities, retail discounts, special events, fall festivals and trunk or treats we could find happening throughout the Upstate this month. More than 50 events are listed by category, and the type of event and locations have been bolded Read more [...]

‘A town of best kept secrets’ – groups respond to damning heritage report

GROUPS and officials are remaining defiant of what Warrington has to offer – despite the town coming under fire following a study by the Royal Society of Arts (RSA). The charity combined more than 100 datasets to help residents across the country understand the strengths and weaknesses of their areas better by turning the findings into league table rankings. The study, which put the town at the back of the standings at number 325, found Warrington to have no listed parks, Read more [...]

Custom fort-themed Lake Michigan beach house listed for $2.25M

SHELBY, MI – A big beach house with three stories of luxury overlooking Lake Michigan has been listed for $2.25 million. Designed by Kalamazoo architect Terry Schley, the home's mall square, "gun-turret" windows and twin peak roofs are a tribute to the wooden forts once built on the Great Lakes. There are also nautical accents, like the portal-like round windows, and a dramatic open-air bridge on the third floor between the two peaks. Fitting with the general motif for beach houses, Read more [...]

Oops: first listed Bitcoin mining firm just quit mining, getting into fintech …

by Duncan Riley | Sep 30, 2015 | 0 comments The world’s first listed Bitcoin mining company DigitalBTC (Digital CC Ltd.) has announced that it’s getting out of the game and instead entering the fintech remittance space. DigitalBTC listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in March 2014 through a backdoor listing by taking over an existing small mining concern, and promised great things from its proposed mining operations but got one thing seriously wrong: it didn’t allow for the drop Read more [...]