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Privatization - the York Central MP's Response

A number of people in York will have recently contacted Hugh Bayley MP to ask him to support the Early Day Motion (EDM) 438 sponsored by Geraint Davies MP. 420 more words


If You're Reffing in Louisville and Didn't Get the Email...

For refs on the ground in Louisville who didn’t get the officials information for the event, the FOC Ombudsman group has posted the text of the National Office email.

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Gov. Jindal Invites Pastors to Join Him in LA to Pray

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will host a major event for Christian Pastors called, “The Response-Louisiana: A Call to Prayer for a Nation in Crisis.” It will be held January 24th, 2015 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge. 192 more words

Wake Up Call To Church

An Ombudsman at Every NAC

Today the FOC Ombudsman group announced it will have a member at every NAC. This represents another step forward in opening up lines of communication in the fencing community. 21 more words

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Scotland The (Not So) Brave

By Shaun Connolly

HE burst out onto Edinburgh’s Royal Mile from a side street after the results swung against separation, and channelling the words of that little-known unionist Amy Winehouse, loudly sang: “They tried to make me leave the UK, I said: No! 633 more words

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New Zealand declares war on the Ottoman Empire!

On 2 November 1914, Russia declared war on the Ottoman Empire, an ally of the German and Austro-Hungarian empires. The British Empire (including New Zealand) and France then declared war on the Ottoman Empire on 5 November 1914. 159 more words


Polish children in Pahiatua - 70th anniversary

1 November 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the arrival of 733 Polish children and 105 Polish adults in Pahiatua, Tararua District. A ‘Polish Week’ is being held from 27th of October to 3rd of November with Pahiatua’s Main Street decorated in a Polish theme to welcome the visiting Polish children and their descendants. 858 more words

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