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Widespread mould a new problem for flood-weary Grand Forks residents

Flooding fears in Grand Forks are being replaced by mushrooming mould issues.

Some furniture and walls in Sandra Fry’s home have mould creeping up the walls. 373 more words


Grand Forks homes uninhabitable, cleanup continues

A month after flooding hit Grand Forks, dozens of people are still left with uninhabitable homes.

Although only nine properties remain under an evacuation order, many are unable to sleep in their own beds as they gut their houses and deal with mould. 482 more words


Cheerfulness Breaks In (1940) by Angela Thirkell

Book review by Hilary Temple.

(Published by Hamish Hamilton)

Cheerfulness Breaks In might seem an odd title for a novel dealing with the outbreak of WWII. 1,128 more words

Book Reviews

What was it like to be a World War II evacuee? Year 6 know...

This morning’s assembly from Year 6 may have hit The Barn a few weeks later than scheduled owing to the snow last term – but what a great performance it was! 135 more words

Hethersett Old Hall School

Fukushima evacuee asks for support at UN


A Japanese woman who evacuated Fukushima after the 2011 nuclear accident has called for international support at the United Nations Human Rights Council.


Akiko Morimatsu delivered a speech at the Council in Geneva on Monday. 135 more words


Fukushima Mother Calls at UN Rights Body Hearing for Full Implementation of "Fukushima Recommendations" by the Japanese Government

Mother calls for full implementation of “Fukushima recommendations” at UN rights body hearing

GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) — The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) on Monday adopted the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) outcome of Japan, but a mother from the Fukushima area pleaded at the hearing for the Japanese government to take measures to fully implement the “Fukushima recommendations.” 401 more words


A message from Ms. Akiko Morimatsu, an evacuee from Fukushima

Ms. Akiko Morimatsu, an evacuee from Fukushima, sent a message to citizens who live near a nuclear power plant.

“–What is the hardest thing for you, seven years after the evacuation? 281 more words