Teen wins Entrepreneur of the Year for crochet business she set up in lockdown – at 12-years-old
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by Heather Campbell
3h ago
A TEENAGER has won an Entrepreneur of the Year award for a crochet business she set up in lockdown over two years ago – when she was just 12-years-old. Miah Henley has been crocheting since the age of 10, after learning how to perfect a blanket under the instruction of her grandparents. The youngster from Rayleigh, Essex was later inspired to create her own fun designs during the first lockdown in 2020, leading her to start her own business with a Facebook page. Now, after over two years of success, the school pupil has been announced as the Entrepreneur of the Year at Rochford’s Business Awa ..read more
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Sports travel group announces expansion into China amid global targets
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by Ryan Nixon
3h ago
SPECIALIST sports travel group Destination Sport has announced the next step of its strategic global expansion with the creation of Destination Sport China. The company says Destination Sport China will aim to provide an “unrivalled” destination management service for professional sports organisations throughout mainland China. This, plus expert support for organisations seeking to expand their presence within the region, are Destination Sport’s main aims. The division will be led by Kris Van Goethem, a sport travel industry expert who most recently served as Managing Director MICE, Leisure an ..read more
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John Wilton Kelley: Common Uses for Geophysical Data
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The natural landscape includes mountains, valleys, rivers, and large bodies of water. The landscape changes over time due to a variety of natural events, including erosion, land movement, and the movement of glaciers. A combination of 2D and 3D maps can help to give scientists and geologists a good idea of where to find important minerals, oil deposits, and even water sources. Junior Geophysicist John Wilton Kelley shares that some even use 4D maps, which include time as the fourth dimension, to help predict potential land movements and changes over time. What Makes Geophysical Data Important ..read more
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Midday Stocks in London: Some Stocks stay Down
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Midday stocks in London refer to the stocks that are traded between the hours of 12 pm and 2 pm (GMT). This two-hour window is known as the midday market and is typically one of the most active periods of the day. Stocks Trading, including midday stocks in London are affected by a variety of factors including the domestic and international economy. US economic data can have an effect on the midday stocks in London as it can be indicative of the direction of the global markets. Photo by Maxim Hopman on Unsplash When the US Markets data is positive, it can be seen to have a positi ..read more
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Marine biodiversity fund celebrates landmark first year on Firth of Forth
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by Ryan Nixon
3h ago
OVER 4,000 Scots locals have been involved in the first full year of a major marine resoration project on the Firth of Forth. The ‘Restoration Forth’ project – part funded by the ScottishPower foundation – aims to bring back seagrass habitats and native oyster populations to the iconic estuary. The project is supported by up to £600,000 over three years from the Foundation’s Marine Biodiversity Fund, which was set up to help provide a lasting legacy from the UN’s COP26 climate change conference held in Glasgow in 2021. Restoration Forth is managed by WWF in partnership with local communities a ..read more
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Is it moral to use taweez for love back?
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Examining the ethical implications of using taweez for romantic love. Taweez is a small amulet or talisman that is worn for protection or to bring good luck. It is also used in some Islamic traditions to reunite lovers or to return a lost ex lover. The question arises, however, as to whether or not it is moral to use taweez for love back. There are those who argue that it is morally wrong to use taweez for love back because it amounts to magical thinking and goes against the teachings of Islam. Others argue that there is nothing wrong with using taweez for love back as long as it is done with ..read more
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Leading UK travel agent reports best ever January with 25% increase on previous record
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by Ryan Nixon
3h ago
A LEADING UK travel agent has said it enjoyed its best ever start to the year with a record-breaking January for holiday bookings. Barrhead Travel has revealed that holidaymakers flocked to take advantage of early booking deals last month, with bookings up 25% from the previous record. Despite cost-of-living challenges, Barrhead Travel theorises that consumers are prioritising holiday spend and leaning on travel agents to help with budgeting. The company’s retail network also reported that 5% of customers in January booked two or more holidays at a time as people looked to secure top deals and ..read more
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Premium Choice: How to Choose the Right Life Insurance Plan for You 
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Choosing the right Life insurance is a personal decision and involves taking the time to ensure you get the right fit for your needs. At Premium Choice, an innovative online insurance agency, we help clients with decision-making in several ways, including offering a product specifically designed for seniors. Premium Choice exclusively focuses on the senior market, providing you with a one-stop marketplace for end-to-end health and insurance solutions.  While various Life insurance products on the market address different needs, Final Expense Life insurance offers seniors the ability to ta ..read more
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Raise the roof: Irish rock band capture shocking moment kitchen ceiling collapses in on itself
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by Ivan Prothero
4d ago
THIS is the moment an Irish rock band’s kitchen ceiling collapsed in on itself, soaking the room and leaving the house uninhabitable. Static Vision were practicing upstairs in their shared house earlier this month (11 JAN) when they noticed the heavy rainfall outside. The band members, from Limerick, Ireland, knew that their kitchen ceiling was susceptible to water so rushed downstairs to check it, before the ceiling fell apart in a sodden mess just ten minutes later. Video shows the band’s drummer Toby Shane on the phone to their landlord as he and guitarist Cian O’Dowd watch on from the doo ..read more
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House-hunters left stunned by London property on market for £200k
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by Darren McConachie
4d ago
HOUSE-HUNTERS have been left stunned after spotting a London property on the market for £200,000 – despite being a burnt-out shell. The terraced house in Newham, East London is being marketed as a “fire damaged renovation property” after being listed on property website Rightmove earlier this month. This seems to be an optimistic point of view though, as images show the property completely destroyed inside, with each room a charred, blackened mess. The property seems to have been destroyed by a fire. Credit: Landwood Group Despite this, the home will go under the hammer next month, meaning tha ..read more
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