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Real progress!

Thursday and Friday saw good progress on site, in relatively calm, clear weather. The tower is  complete, with the nacelle in place. The construction team is now waiting for a break in the weather to attach the blades – this needs 4-5 hours of slightly calmer weather than we have been experiencing over the weekend. 29 more words

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Statement on future of Belmont Library.

Belmont Library

Belmont Library, established in 1992, faces an uncertain future and is currently under review.

The facility at the Belmont Community Centre has secured its funding up to 31st March 2015, however, the status of funding after this date has yet to be confirmed. 241 more words

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Should Christians really 'focus on the family?'

I don’t know the answer to this one, but I do have some questions, and I’m interested to know what people think.

If you’re like me, and you’ve grown up in the western church, you’ve probably noticed a huge focus on the preservation and upholding of the traditional, often nuclear, family model. 202 more words


'Ruff'ing it

As we hoped might happen, we were happily directed to our first unplanned farm-stay at a little place called “Ruffy”, about 2 hours north of Melbourne. 988 more words


How one workplace supported a co-worker with cancer

To know the real value of a pink cotton t-shirt, you would have had to see the tears streaming down Stacy Wilson’s face.

It was soon after her diagnosis with breast cancer in 2013. 144 more words


Hardwick Squash and Pumpkin Festival

After what felt like weeks of constant rain, the sun broke through and we made our way across the other side of the Thames Valley to feel the warmth on our faces and to visit… 200 more words


Bainbridge tradition kicks off the fall season | SLIDESHOW

It’s a known tradition that autumn on Bainbridge Island doesn’t begin without its bounty of local harvest. This year was no different. Bainbridge islanders of all ages came out Sunday for the 27th annual Harvest Fair at Johnson Farm. 19 more words

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