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August 14, 2018 4:00 PM Annual dog show proves a success

DOG owners and their canine companions joined together for a dog show. The event was held as part of the Southend Carnival celebrations in the run up to the annual event. The rain held off for the event which saw the proud pooches and their owners parade for the crowds at Priory Park, Southend. The annual dog show, run in conjunction with Southend Canine 6

August 11, 2018 11:00 AM Donation to help at hospice

A COMMUNITY group visited a hospice to see how a £8,000 donation was spent. Members of Billericay Round Table made a special visit to St. Luke’s Hospice, Basildon to see the impact that their generous donation of £8,000 has made to hospice care. The donation was made possible through funds raised by Billericay Round Table at the club's annual firework 9

August 8, 2018 7:08 PM 21st Century Fox quarterly profits double to $920m

The company, vying alongside US media giant Comcast for control of Sky, posted its offer document ahead of Thursday's deadline. The US entertainment giant, which currently owns a 39.1% stake in Sky Plc, owner of Sky News, saw annual profit and revenues beat expectations on the back of earning higher fees from cable distributors. The company, vying alongside 5

August 6, 2018 9:30 PM Germany trade surplus is ‘BURDEN’ to EU partners and is ‘stifling’ the bloc

GERMANY’S huge EU trade surpluses are a burden on other member countries and are even stifling the bloc’s growth and employment, according to economic expert Dr Michael Ivanovitch. Last year, Angela Merkel’s country had more than a 159 billion euro surplus on its goods trade with other countries in the EU. This year the surplus has broken another record 15

August 3, 2018 3:00 AM YorkTest Laboratories hosts 'Damo Day' at The Fox pub to raise funds

YorkTest Laboratories holds an annual family fun day at The Fox in Holgate in memory of their much loved friend and colleague who died following a battle with cancer. All funds raised from Damo Day will go to York Hospital’s Haematology Department, where Damian received cancer treatment before his death in February 2016. Jonathan Brookes, operations 9

August 2, 2018 12:39 AM Rajar figures: Listeners swap news shows for music

BBC Radio 4's Today programme and 5 Live Breakfast lost listeners this spring, industry figures show. Today's audience dropped by 839,000 year-on-year, while 5 Live Breakfast was down 337,000, according to Rajar, which monitors UK radio listening. The BBC said a quieter news agenda in the second quarter of this year was partly to blame. Last spring saw a snap general 7

August 1, 2018 3:13 PM Marie Curie in York volunteer appeal

A CHARITY is looking looking for people to join their York fundraising group. Marie Curie is to help raise vital funds so that their nurses can continue to provide care for people with terminal illnesses in the comfort of their owns homes. Set up almost four years ago, the team of four volunteers has worked tireless on annual campaigns such as the Great 9

July 26, 2018 11:02 PM TUC: One in 12 workers miss out on legal holiday entitlement

One worker in 12 is not getting the time off work they should be, according to analysis from the Trades Union Congress (TUC). In the UK there are 1.2 million workers who are receiving no annual leave at all, the organisation said. In all, 2.2 million workers are getting less than the legal minimum holiday of five and a half weeks a year. Those missing 7

July 25, 2018 5:04 AM Circus Mondao invites audiences to come see animals for themselves

But Miss Jackson who has worked in the circus for 26 years, has accused the organisations of “telling lies” to further their cause. Miss Jackson, aged 42, said that this year’s show includes horses, ponies, llamas, camels and a zebra. She refutes the claim made by Animal Defenders International (ADI) that Circus Mondao uses ‘wild’ animals because they are all born in captivity 9

July 25, 2018 4:08 AM Pupils win funding for schools in Brighton Pride campaign

It was set up as part of the Pride culture development fund’s community engagement. Local author Shanni Collins was on the judging panel, made up of Pride staff and other volunteers, and together they picked their winner from schools across the city. In the end they were unable to decide on one and so the £1,000 prize was split between Cleo Curtis of Hove Junior 7