Edinburgh tenants say yes to new landlord
TENANTS in south Edinburgh have said yes to plans to transfer their council homes to a non-profit-making body.
Dunedin Canmore Housing Association is expected to take ownership of the 212 properties in Hyvots and Moredun Park at the end of the year.
The City of Edinburgh Council is supporting(Added: Fri Jul 15 2005)
Opposition to a Politician Creates Stronger Opinions
Opinions framed negatively are tougher to change
Any opinion can be formed in two ways. You can support someone because you like them or because you don’t like their opponent. A new study published in the latest issue of Political Psychology examines this concept to find that people are less li(Added: Thu Jul 14 2005)
Libertarians Abroad Looking to Expand
"Libertarians Abroad Seeks Expatriate American Libertarians to Get Involved"
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Libertarians Abroad is seeking to expand its horizons further and is seeking expatriate Americans who consider themselves to be Libertarian in thinking, or are members of the national Libertar(Added: Tue Jul 12 2005)
OVER 800 POLICE AND FIREMEN RIDE TO THE RESCUE IN HOLLYWOOD, CA
The LASD Lennox Station ‘10-33’ Benefit Ride brings together police, firefighters and bikers to raise money for the families of peace officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Started three years ago with a fund of $300, attendance has doubled every year and now draws officers and bike(Added: Tue Jul 12 2005)
Ukraine Holds First Oblast Election Since Orange Revolution
For Immediate Release
CONTACT: Bruce Bridges
Ukraine Holds First Oblast Elections Since Orange Revolution
Ukraine's newly installed government held its first Oblast elections since the Orange Revolution, the event that capture(Added: Mon Jul 11 2005)
HUGE PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR DOMESTIC GREEN ENERGY SECTOR
CLA’S NEW POLICY DOCUMENT CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO PUT ITS MONEY WHERE ITS MOUTH IS
The Government must grasp the ‘once in a generation opportunity’ to support the growth the of domestic renewable energy sector, says the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) on the release of its latest polic(Added: Mon Jul 11 2005)
Wind power - Information for Policy Makers and Householders
As part of an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while enhancing energy security, wind power in the UK is set to be used in the UK Government’s target to increase the contribution of renewables to UK electricity to 10 per cent by 2010 and 20 per cent by 2020. A new report issued by the Sustai(Added: Sun Jul 10 2005)
Change to Australian regional visa announced
Regional employers in Australia will find it easier to locate skilled migrants to help fill jobs in demand, the Australian Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA) has announced.
A series of changes to Australia’s Skilled Independent Regional (SIR) visa come int(Added: Mon Jul 04 2005)
THE NEW PARTY Press Release : EU will create “Africa in Europe”
THE NEW PARTY
Friday 1st July 2005 - immediate
EU will create “Africa in Europe”
As Britain takes over the EU presidency and chairs the G8 summit at Gleneagles, the New Party warns that EU policies will create “Africa in Europe”.
Many Africans now realise that the only wa(Added: Sat Jul 02 2005)
Wrexham Man Loses Job Over False Speed Camera Ticket – Could Have Been Prevented
WREXHAM, UK – More than 1,100 motorists who received speed camera tickets last October have now been informed that the tickets were issued in error, and one man has complained that the wrongful ticket cost him a job opportunity, according to published reports.
“Speed cameras are not perfect. Mist(Added: Tue Jun 28 2005)
£4 million complex provides new homes for pensioners and families
A £4 MILLION housing development – providing new flats for rent in Edinburgh – was officially opened today (Monday, June 27) by the city’s Lord Provost, Lesley Hinds.
The development at Stenhouse Mill Wynd, off Gorgie Road, has transformed a derelict site into sheltered accommodation for pensione(Added: Mon Jun 27 2005)
£650,000 wasted in heating bills by new homes every year
A new report commissioned by the Energy Saving Trust reveals that new homes emit 6,000 tonnes more carbon dioxide each year than they should be as a result of non-compliance with minimum air tightness standards.
With around 1 million new homes set to be built over the next 5 years, over 30,000 (Added: Mon Jun 27 2005)
for all makind or better or for worse
I can still make the world a better place to live in
If I was born unto the world this whole celestial god made world than I still have time to make this place a better place to live in.
I like living in this world coz I was meant to be here in full cavalry and chivalry and daventry so help me t(Added: Sun Jun 26 2005)
Speed Limits May Not Be Saving Lives
Recent research shows that there is no widespread connection between a higher highway speed limit and a higher fatality rate.
A new article publishing in the latest issue of Review of Policy Research examines the evolution and devolution of speed limit laws and their effects on fatality rates. T(Added: Wed Jun 22 2005)
Trainer1 powers the ODPM’s learning and knowledge management initiatives
The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) is using e-learning specialist Trainer1’s knowledge management tool, Argonaut, to power the department’s ‘Learning Resources Directory’ (LRD), registering the use of each of the materials in the LRD.
The ODPM’s LRD contains the Department’s learning (Added: Mon Jun 20 2005)
newcomer to my paradise a nepal without ends
I have chosen my secret paradise- for this is Nepal In a person called Danny Teller-
Now I have chosen a time to mention a new organisation in Nepal- this isn’t INFO- for Inside Nepal friendship still reigns big and small for the organisation which I have yet to do any research is called Anaporna(Added: Mon Jun 20 2005)
Gordon4PM. It’s time for Tony Blair to move over.
www.gordon4pm.com launches a postcard campaign to try and shift Tony Blair out of Downing Street. Write to you MP and promote Gordon Brown.
Tony Blair is proving to be as difficult to shift as a bad underarm stain or a lump of superglue on a set of silk undies. He lost 100 seats at the last ele(Added: Wed Jun 08 2005)
Tribal Technology scores a hat trick of wins in South East local government
Three local authorities in the South East of England have chosen services from Tribal Technology since the start of 2005. Ealing Borough Council has renewed its commitment to the IT and information management systems specialist by signing a new contract for additional asset management services; Ken(Added: Thu Jun 02 2005)
Status of US Citizens Influences Economic Aid to Mexico/Asia
Whether or not legislators vote to help rescue weaker economies depends on the skill and education levels of their constituents back home.
A new study publishing in the latest issue of American Journal of Political Science looks at the voting history of the Congress to find that members are signi(Added: Wed Jun 01 2005)
Feelings of Threat Lead to Restricted Civil Liberties
An increased perception of terrorist threat, strengthens peoples’ support of measures that limit civil liberties.
A study published in the latest issue of American Journal of Political Science examines how two different psychological reactions to terrorism (perceived threat and anxiety) play a ro(Added: Thu May 26 2005)
Smoother bureaucracy for Europe’s mobile workforce
As Europe’s citizens increasingly move between the 25 EU Member States how can public administrations provide user-friendly services to their ever-mobile citizens? Successful trials of a new platform demonstrate one possible solution.
The IST programme-funded INFOCITIZEN project addressed the cha(Added: Thu May 26 2005)
Post-9/11 Foreign Policy: Traditional and Dangerous
Bush Foreign Policy is using traditional means with dangerous implications to mobilize public support.
An article published in the latest issue of Diplomatic History examines Bush’s post 9/11 national security strategy in a historical perspective. In doing so, author Melvyn P. Leffler finds tha(Added: Tue May 24 2005)
Geoprge Galloway and Tower Hamlets
20th May 200
George Galloway MP to present petition to Tower Hamlets Council demanding the withdrawal of the Columbia Estates from Housing Choice.
The Columbia Estates Defend Council Housing Group has coll(Added: Fri May 20 2005)