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Tees Valley Unlimited trio plan 21 homes at Tall Trees in Yarm

Three property developers who were once key Teesside decision makers are back in the area with a plan to build executive homes on the site of the former Tall Trees Hotel. Bede Homes has announced that it will build 21 five-bedroom executive homes in Beck View, Yarm, which will go …

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Kuhoo secures $20 million from West Bridge Capital — TechGraph

India-based student loan provider Kuhoo has secured $20 million in seed round funding from West Bridge Capital. Sponsored The platform plans to provide online loans to students aspiring to study at universities in India and abroad. Talking about the development, Prashant A. Bhonsle, Founder of Kuhoo said, “We are on …

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The Daily Echo School Awards announce new sponsors

The Daily Echo will soon be announcing this year’s winners of the Daily Echo School Awards supported by our main sponsor, United Taxis. After a two-year hiatus, the awards are back in full swing and we’ve received record nominations for hundreds of worthy teachers and support staff. We are also …

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‘To plant or not to plant’, even if fighting stops, yields could suffer as concerns over inputs loom

David L. Stern, Joby Warrick, Kareem Fahim, Dan Lamothe, and Missy Ryan reported on the front page of today’s Washington Post that, “Russian forces pounded key airfields in central Ukraine and launched a new assault on the beleaguered port city of Mariupol on Sunday.Russian and Ukrainian officials said, as Moscow …

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Dorset Tourism Awards 2021/2022 winners revealed

In a day-long online awards ceremony, 54 winners were announced for the Dorset Tourism Awards 2021/22, with three more to be revealed in May, when winners and sponsors gather at the Sculpture by the Lakes in Pallington, which won gold, silver and bronze at this year’s event. The judges found …

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Bournemouth officials back removing Covid restrictions

Residents of DORSET have reacted to the news that England will lift Covid restrictions this week. Under the new plan for ‘Living with Covid’, the legal requirement to self-isolate after testing positive for the virus will end on Thursday. Free lateral flow tests will also be removed from April 1. …

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South Western Railways restores previous timetable

A DIRECT train between Weymouth and London Waterloo is returning after South Western Railway announced it would reinstate the pre-Omicron timetable. From Monday February 21, the train operator will return to its previous services, meaning commuters traveling to the capital will no longer have to change at Bournemouth. South Western …

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Owner of Sea Life Weymouth calls on government to keep 12.5% ​​VAT on tourism

The operator of Sea Life Weymouth is calling on the government to permanently maintain VAT on tourism at its reduced rate of 12.5%. The tourist attraction, run by Poole-based Merlin Entertainments, says any increase will have a ‘significant negative impact’ on the tourism sector and its millions of jobs. VAT …

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£44m of dormant asset funding released for charities and social enterprises

Funding will help tackle youth unemployment, support communities in deprived areas and give people in need access to finance New government bill could unlock an extra £880m for good causes Communities and good causes across England have received an additional £44million through the Dormant Assets Scheme. The funding will be …

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Dorset charities are struggling during the pandemic

Charity Funding DORSET Charities say it could take more than a year for their funds to recover from the Covid pandemic – with demand for their services hitting an all time high. Charities across the county spoke about the challenges they faced during the pandemic and the impact it had …

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Hong Kong airport appoints Tommy Leung as chief executive

(Jan 31, 2022) Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has appointed Tommy Leung as Executive Director – Third Runway, effective February 1, 2022. Tommy, who currently works as Assistant Manager – Third Runway Project Management, succeeds Kevin Poole who will retire on the same day. Tommy Leung As Executive Director, Tommy …

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How Bournemouth Airport became a ‘great British success story’

Robert Courts MP, Minister for Aviation, visit to Bournemouth Airport. Left to right: Andrew Bell, General Manager of Regional and Municipal Airports; MP Robert Courts; Paul Stoddart, CEO of European Aviation; Stephen Gill, MD of Bournemouth Airport and Philip AVIATION Minister Robert Courts visited Bournemouth Airport on Thursday to witness …

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The notoriety factor drives up real estate prices by more than 100%…

Property portal, MoveStreets, has released new data that reveals how the notoriety factor can boost property prices by up to 117% when it comes to areas frequented by the rich and famous. What the research found MoveStreets analyzed the average house price in postcodes popular with celebrities in four areas …

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The sustainable development success stories of the week

As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly roundup of five of the week’s top sustainable business success stories from around the world. Published weekly, this series shows how companies and sustainability professionals are striving to achieve their “Mission Possible” through the campaign’s five key pillars: …

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The mortgage shakes! Meet the lenders taking on the big banks in 2022

Australian borrowers looking for lower rates, faster approval processes and flexible loan terms are seriously deserting the big banks for more competitive lenders. But with so many different options available, which competing lenders really stand out from the crowd? Aussie-owned Loans.com.au is en masse for bank borrowers who are fed …

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Revealed: Dorset residents honored by Queen in 2022

The former Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner and the Managing Director of Bournemouth and Poole Hospitals have been recognized in the Queen’s New Year’s Honors. Martyn Underhill, who received an MBE for mental health awareness and support services, and Debbie Fleming, who received an OBE for NHS services, were among …

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London shoppers’ footfall collapses ahead of Christmas amid Omicron spread

The number of Christmas shoppers in central London has fallen by more than a quarter from pre-pandemic levels, according to the latest figures. The West End saw footfall drop 27% on Tuesday compared to the same day in 2019, the New West End Company reported. The figures were nevertheless 10% …

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France to restrict travel from UK due to Omicron Covid wave

Live Updates: Follow the latest news on Covid-19 Omicron variant France will impose “considerably stricter” travel restrictions on passengers arriving from the UK amid fears of the new Omicron Covid-19 variant. The government said British travelers must have a compelling reason for their trip which could not be tourism or …

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Futura Form joins forces with Gardaland

Gardaland Gardaland2 DILOVASI, KOCAELI, TURKEY, October 18, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Member of the Polin Group, Futura shape signed a contract with Gardaland, a Merlin company. A new project officially joined Polin Group’s Futura Form with Merlin’s Gardaland after company executives signed an agreement to work together. Futura Form General Manager …

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The mortgage shakes! Meet the lenders taking on the big banks in 2021

Australian borrowers looking for lower rates, faster approval processes and flexible loan terms are seriously deserting the big banks for more competitive lenders. But with so many different options available, which competing lenders really stand out from the crowd? Aussie-owned Loans.com.au is en masse for bank borrowers who are fed …

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FinTech targets SMEs in need of cash advances

A trio of former Robinhood employees have founded a new FinTech aimed at small businesses, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday (September 29). The new San Francisco-based company, Paraffin, will offer online cash advances, which can be reimbursed as a percentage of a company’s daily sales, according to the …

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Aldi to create 2,000 new jobs and open 100 new stores

Aldi is expected to create 2,000 new jobs next year on top of the 7,000 created over the past two years, as part of a £ 1.3 billion investment campaign. The discount supermarket chain made the announcement of the investment, which will last two years, as bosses revealed sales climbed …

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UM retains Tourism Australia global media account

Tourism Australia has renamed UM to manage its global advertising space buying services in 15 key markets, including Australia. The appointment is for a five-year period from September 2021, structured as an initial three-year contract period with options for two further one-year extensions. UM was first appointed to manage Tourism …

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Christine Poole’s Top Picks: August 12, 2021

Christine Poole, CEO and Managing Director of GlobeInvest Capital Management FOCUS: North American large-cap stocks MARKET OUTLOOK: The health concerns surrounding the Delta variant of the coronavirus are offset by higher-than-expected corporate profits and positive earnings revisions. While the increase in the number of cases is worrying, there is a …

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New members appointed to Sport NZ Board of Directors

Five new members were appointed to the Board of Directors of Sport and Recreation New Zealand (Sport NZ), Duane Kale, Karen Vercoe, Rakesh Naidoo, Robyn Cockburn and Suri Bartlett were each appointed for a three-year term. An agency statement said “their diverse backgrounds and experience should bring new ideas and …

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Firms receive over £ 20million in ‘restart’ funding

HARD-HIT retail and hospitality businesses in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole have received more than £ 20million to help reopen as lockdown restrictions are relaxed, new figures show. Funding for the government’s £ 5bn restart program has been welcomed by board leaders who have urged companies to act quickly to get …

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Improvements to domestic violence services in Dorset

DORSET Police have launched three new operations to improve domestic violence services across the county. The new services aim to o transform the way they respond to and support victims of domestic violence following an increase in reporting during nationwide closures. In Dorset there was a 25% increase in domestic …

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House prices rose by £ 22,000 last year

HOUSE prices show no signs of slowing down as average property values ​​rose by more than £ 3,000 in May alone, according to the latest index. The figures show that the value of the property rose 9.5% per year through May, reaching a record high of £ 261,743 on average, …

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house prices by the sea up to 48 per …

The average price of a property in a British seaside town is now £ 265,978, a 10% jump – or over £ 24,000 – in just 12 months, according to the Halifax. Salcombe, Devon, is Britain’s most expensive seaside town, with an average price of £ 950,325. Sandbanks in Poole …

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EasyJet launches new routes from Bournemouth Airport

Low-cost airline easyJet is launching two new routes from Bournemouth Airport. The carrier’s inaugural flight to Belfast will take off on Wednesday, May 26, while its first to Edinburgh will depart on Thursday. The announcement comes as one of the airline’s UK bosses has said vaccine passports should not be …

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Blue flags for BCP Council beaches

MORE blue flags have been awarded to beaches in the BCP Council area than any other UK authority. Environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy has announced its iconic blue flags and seaside awards to the UK’s best beaches, and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole have been confirmed with 23 awards in total. …

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How the Dorset brewery went green with its unsold beers

As pubs were closed across the UK, thousands of gallons of beer that had already been brewed passed their expiration date – meaning in many cases they were simply thrown away. But independent regional brewer Hall & Woodhouse has found a more sustainable solution to what to do with unsold …

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Parkdean Resorts invests £ 6million in Dorset parks

OVER £ 6million has been invested in three Dorset holiday parks ahead of the 2021 season. Parkdean Resorts has invested heavily in its Dorchester, West Bay and Poole resorts as part of an overall £ 70million spend in the holiday park operator’s nationwide business. In Warmwell, near Crossways, £ 2.5million …

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Why is Mark Casady investing millions in fintechs? | Zoom Fintech

Financial planners take pride in managing all aspects of a client’s financial life by investing in fintechs. But technology will soon give advisors the ability to temper their clients’ emotions as well, says Mark Casady, former managing director of LPL Financial. He’s optimistic enough about such a fintech that he …

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Why buying a home is a smart investment for millennials

Millennials are swarming with investment advice – start saving early, take advantage of your employer’s 401 (k) correspondence and for heaven’s sake, throw those high interest credit cards away! But for many who are looking to build a retirement nest egg, financial advisors say buying a home is one of …

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Is SoFi Invest’s brokerage service really free? – Quartz

Social Finance online lender is rolling out a host of new features, from commission-free brokerage to zero fees exchange traded funds and crypto trading. But buying and selling securities, of course, is not free. So how does SoFi plan to make money? One way startups can offer discounted prices is …

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