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August 15, 2017 10:06 AM £4m Postcode Lottery grants up for grabs

COMMUNITY groups and charities have less than two weeks left to apply for grants from the Postcode Lottery. Applications for a share of £4 million are now open, and will close on Monday, August 28. Charities and community groups are eligible for grants of between £500 and £20,000. More than 400 projects were awarded with grants in the last funding round 3

August 14, 2017 6:30 AM Will Scotland become first country to end 'period poverty'?

Some young women have been resorting to using socks and toilet roll during their period because they cannot afford sanitary care. Labour MSP Monica Lennon wants to introduce a universal system of free provision of sanitary products across Scotland, leading the way in eradicating so-called "period poverty". Ms Lennon is launching a consultation on a members' 5

August 14, 2017 3:14 AM Albion fans to bid and help club’s charity

BRIGHTON and Hove Albion fans are being given another chance to bid on signed memorabilia from the club’s historic 2016/17 campaign. The club’s official charity is auctioning a number of signs items to raise money to help fund its inclusive football sessions and other award-winning work across Sussex. Albion in the Community is the largest provider of football 2

August 10, 2017 7:56 AM Adani picks funding advisor for giant Australia coal mine -sources

SYDNEY, Aug 10 (Reuters) - India's Adani Enterprises has appointed corporate finance firm Grant Samuel to advise on funding for its multi-billion dollar coal mine in the Australian outback, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday. Analysts have raised doubts about whether Adani can fund what would be Australia's biggest coal mine given 7

August 9, 2017 10:20 PM The Latest: BPI attorney: Settlement with ABC exceeds $177M

A lawyer for a South Dakota meat producer says the company's defamation lawsuit settlement with ABC exceeds the $177 million charge the network's parent company reported in a recent financial filing. Disney, which owns ABC, disclosed the $177 million charge in a filing this week with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that offered few other 6

August 7, 2017 10:32 PM People in North of England 20% more likely to die early than those in the South, study finds

Responding to the study, Dr Hakim Yadi, chief executive of the Northern Health Science Alliance, a partnership of universities and NHS organisations, said: "Health inequalities between the North and South of the country must be addressed by Government as a priority." He said that research indicates that the Government invests less in health research 6

August 7, 2017 10:13 AM Councils fund new play equipment in Rayleigh parks

TENS of thousands of pounds have been spent on installing new play equipment at parks in Rayleigh. Rayleigh Town Council worked in partnership with Rochford District Council to source more than £20,000 of funding for improvements to Fairview Recreation Ground, Grove Woods and Playing Fields, and John Fisher Recreation Ground. Dave Sperring, Rochford 14

August 7, 2017 6:51 AM Lonmin to sell surplus platinum capacity to raise cash

Aug 7 (Reuters) - Platinum miner Lonmin Plc said it would cut costs and monetise select assets, including the sale of excess processing capacity of up to 500,000 platinum ounces per year, to maximise cash from processing operations and preserve cash. The measures are in response to a subdued South African economy and inflationary pressures on the platinum 2

August 7, 2017 2:00 AM Chicago to file federal lawsuit over sanctuary cities threat

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago will keep fighting President Donald Trump's immigration policies with a federal lawsuit alleging it's illegal for the federal government to withhold public safety grants from so-called sanctuary cities, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday. The mayor said Chicago won't "be blackmailed into changing our values, and we are and will remain 3

August 4, 2017 11:00 PM Germany hijacks ATHLETICS to push ‘European ideals’

GERMANY has revealed it is planning to hijack next year’s European Athletics Championships to push “European ideals”. The biennial tournament will be used to “tackle” nationalism, according to Germany's sport chief Clemens Prokop. He said the tournament was coming at a time when “national tendencies keep getting stronger” - a direct comment on the rise of populism 23