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Surrey County Council becomes a fostering friendly employer

A Surrey County Council highways worker who fosters child asylum-seekers has welcomed the authority becoming a fostering friendly employer.

Mark Davies will get more help to balance his work and caring responsibilities now the county council has begun formally recognising the needs of staff who give a loving home to vulnerable children. 361 more words

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City Council Spending Bonanza Ahead

2016 is set to become a busy year for Limerick City and County Council as the go ahead has been recieved for several projects building and otherwise that will see over two hundrerd million euro being spent on the city. 86 more words

ROUND UP: Fire station opening doors to public; Pupils invited to decide book award winner

Fire station opening doors to public

Fire engines and equipment used to tackle blazes will be on show at an open day on Saturday.

Woking Fire station in Cawsey Way will throw open its doors to the public from 10am to 4pm. 154 more words

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Crosspool babysitter jailed for sexual abuse

A Sheffield babysitter, who abused two boys under his care has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Alexander Green, 31, of Crosspool was found guilty on 10 counts of sexual assault on two children in Sheffield Crown Court. 58 more words


Northern Ireland Premiership

Champions Crusaders 3-2 win over Ballymena opened up a 6 point gap at the top of the Irish Premiership after Cliftonville’s game at Carrick was rained off. 45 more words

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British Basketball

Manchester Giants slumped to the bottom of the BBL after their fifth loss on the trot, 108-85 to runaway league leaders Newcastle, who also won 80-72 at Glasgow.   53 more words

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Welsh Premier League

Port Talbot lost their goalie to injury early in the first half, had his replacement sent off just 16 minutes later, yet still secured a hard-fought point in a 1-1 draw at Newtown when goalscorer turned third choice keeper Jon Hood saved a late penalty. 30 more words

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