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Scandic Hotels Holding - Results for the full year 2013

Mar 03, 2014 08:52 GMT Scandic Hotels Scandic invests for the future and strengthens its market position

Creating an elephant in the room

Feb 28, 2014 15:00 GMT Elephant Parade Karen Hollis, is an artist who specialises in floral paintings, so it is perhaps not surprising that her elephant, Lily Pepper, reflects her interest in flowers and plants.

Feb 28, 2014 13:58 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council From 6th April 2016 the law is changing and all dogs will be required to be micro-chipped. To help promote this and other dog related issues, Burton Place Shopping Centre is accommodating the RSPCA who will be offering a micro chipping service in the car park at Burton Place on Thursday 6th March 2014 between 10am - 3pm (£4.00 donation to cover the micro chipping and registering the dog).

Porthcawl business wins Welsh Government backing to boost counselling services

Feb 28, 2014 11:20 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre A Porthcawl social enterprise, which provides a range of counselling services, has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme. The support will enable the organisation to purchase equipment to help improve its counselling services and provide IT equipment for a new training room, where people can study for a diploma in therapeutic counselling.

Feb 25, 2014 14:24 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council The East Staffordshire Open Exhibition of Arts and Crafts is coming up soon, so it’s time to get creating!


Feb 25, 2014 13:55 GMT Elephant Parade To celebrate Elephant Parade’s first ever visit to Scotland, Elephant Parade today launches a competition to design a ‘Commonwealth’ Elephant, inspired by The Commonwealth Games, which the country will be hosting this year. The winning design will receive a free 30cm Elephant Parade replica of their choice from the shop, worth £250.

Feb 24, 2014 17:42 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council FASHION, cafés, speciality foods, meats, dairy, electronics, arts and crafts . . . what can you offer? Opening in Spring/Summer 2014, Burton upon Trent’s fully revamped Market Hall is looking for first-class food and non-food retailers to join us.

Feb 24, 2014 17:24 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council The Greenhouse Centre, located in Stapenhill Cemetery will be holding their first open day and plant sale on the1st March between 10am – 1pm.

Feb 21, 2014 16:54 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council Local Photographers Rob Joyce and Paul Hodson-Walker are excited at getting their first opportunity to put on a large scale exhibition of their work.

Feb 21, 2014 12:44 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Residents are being urged to nominate outstanding young people in their community for the Mayor of Rochdale’s Youth Awards, with the deadline for nominations Friday 28 February. Held annually in recognition of young people’s achievements and contributions towards their peers and local communities, the awards are open to any one aged 11 – 19 based in, or connected to the Rochdale borough.