23 youths certified in boat construction

first_imgThe Board of Industrial Training (BIT) has certified 23 youths from Baracara in Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) in boat building, after they would have completed a four-month training programme to that effect.The constructed boat which was donated to the communityA 30-foot wooden boat, which was built by the students, was donated to the residents within the community, along with a 75 horsepower engine to assist residents with their daily transportation.In addition to the construction skills which they would have acquired, the participants received courses in Mathematics, English, Microenterprise, Sexual Reproductive Health, and Operational and Health Safety.BIT Chairman Clinton Williams remarked that this was made possible through the National Training Programme for Youth Empowerment (NYTE) programme, which was launched in 2006 with the objective of providing technical and vocational training to at-risk youths.“The programmes are introduced to every region in Guyana and are designed to target vulnerable groups, such as school dropouts and youths from depressed communities,” Williams said.He estimated that by the end of this year, a total of 2500 persons would’ve been trained in areas such as, forestry, home economics, health sciences, mechanical and introductory engineering, garment construction, information communication technology (ICT), catering among other fields. Throughout this time, they have managed to extend these programmes across other public institutions.“We have expanded our relationship over the years by using all five of the Government Technical Institutes, two Industrial Training Centres, GuySuCo Training School at Port Mourant, the Forestry Training Centre and other recognised Non-Government Organisations and privately-owned workshops,” the Chairman related.This boat building project was the first of its kind for Region Six and materialised to transform the lives of residents. The vessel will serve the residents of the small farming village in transporting agriculture produce to the coastland, since farming is the community’s main economic source.Williams disclosed that in the near future, collaborative efforts will be in placed between his organisation and US-oil giant ExxonMobil to roll out three boat building programmes in other riverine communities along Regions Six and Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam). This is part of the plan to fill the gap in demanded technical skills and transportation logistics.The Board has extended an invite to various stakeholders for collaboration to offer vocational training to persons who are differently-abled. Last June, 128 persons were trained in computer repairs, job access, Job Access with Speech (JAWS) Programme, cosmetology, computer skills training, leather craft, rope mat making, basic sewing and wood working.last_img read more

Collision near Hudson’s Hope sends three people to hospital

first_imgHUDSON’S HOPE, B.C. – The Hudson’s Hope RCMP responded to a collision early Sunday morning.At 7:10 a.m. on April 17, the RCMP responded to what appeared to be a serious single vehicle collision on Highway 29, approximately 10 km from Hudson’s Hope.When the RCMP arrived on scene, the learned three occupants were in the vehicle at the time of the incident.  All three were taken to an area hospital for treatment.  The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.- Advertisement -The Highway was closed for a short period of time.  Investigators from South Peace Traffic Services are still investigating the cause of the collision, but RCMP believe driver fatigue and alcohol may have been contributing factors.last_img

JUDGE SAID HE FOUND IT HARD TO BELIEVE €1,500 OF DRUGS WAS FOR PERSONAL USE

first_imgTwo Donegal brothers have been found guilty after being caught by Gardai with more than €1,500 of drugs in a car in Letterkenny.Wayne and John Paul McLaughlin appeared at Letterkenny District Court after a probation report was compiled on both men.The men had been arrested by detectives with the drugs in the Hawthorn Heights area of the town. The brothers, from Bray Cottage, Magherahan, Raphoe appeared in court accompanied by a young woman.Evidence of the arrests under the Criminal Law and Misuse of Drugs Act was given by local detectives Stephen McGonagle and Paul Harte on a previous occasion.Judge Paul Kelly reviewed the reports in court today.He said he found it difficult to accept that €1,500 worth of cannabis was for personal use.Judge Kelly said that John Paul McLaughlin had no previous convictions, had pleaded guilty at an early stage and was co-operative with Gardai.He found McLaughlin guilty of Section £ of the Drugs Act and fined him €250 and also sentenced him to 120 hours community service under Section 15 of the Drugs Act.Judge Kelly said Wayne McLaughlin had a history of previous offences but not drugs-related although disturbing nonetheless, he said.He found him guilty of Section 3 of the Drugs Act and ordered him to do 60 hours community service and another 100 hours community service for a Section 15 offence. He also fined him €250.Judge Kelly warned that if either men came before him on drugs offence in future, he would not be as lenient.JUDGE SAID HE FOUND IT HARD TO BELIEVE €1,500 OF DRUGS WAS FOR PERSONAL USE was last modified: March 20th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:cannabisdrugsJOhn Paul McLaughlinRaphoeWayne McLaughlinlast_img read more

GAA: MALIN GAA CLUB NEWS – RESERVES HAVE GOAL TO SPARE OVER ARDARA

first_imgMalin Reserves 3-08 Ardara reserves 2-08Match ReportMalin reserves started off their season in impressive style with a hard fought victory over Ardara in Connolly Park Malin.The team were presented with a new strip for the coming season from Brian McGilloway and Neil Mc Gilloway of Craig Na Hulla Design.Malin got off to the perfect start with a Dermot Diver goal on two minutes after Dan McDaid’s effort had been brilliantly saved by the Ardara keeper but Diver was on hand to tap in the rebound. Dan McDaid started the game in fine form with two points from play in the opening ten minutes. The visitors spun into action after this and scored two unanswered points, one each from frees by the impressive Aidan Shovlin and Aaron Bennett. Malin however did not lie down and a superb Ryan Green goal on twenty minutes saw the home team extend their lead, Green won a high ball above the fullback and finished neatly under the advancing keeper. Shovlin got one back for Ardara from another free and also got one from play from out on the right side. Ryan Green had a great chance for another goal before half time but the keeper made an excellent save. Malin finished the half strong and scored two points on the stroke of half time with Green getting a point from play and a 45’ against a difficult wind by Dan McDaid to leave the half time score Malin 2-04 Ardara 0-04. Ardara came out for the second half a different team and rocked Malin with a goal and three points in a ten minute spell after half time. A free from Fergal O hEinne and a 45’ by Shovlin before a goal by Joseph McLaughlin followed by a another O hEinne point seen the game drawn. Aidan Shovlin then gave Ardara the lead but Malin gave team manager Steven Grant great courage when after going behind briefly they went on to score one four in the final ten minutes. Dan McDaid scored from play to level them game and then an imporatnt free to edge ahead. Seamus Doherty, who was playmaker throughout, scored an excellent point. Dermot Diver who had been in the wars against the Ardara fullback answered him in style with a 45’ to leave Malin three up. A Kieran McColgan goal with three minutes left looked to have finished the game but credit to Ardara they never gave up and punished the Malin defence with a Conor Gallagher goal with the last kick of the game and Malin held out for a fine victory back in division 1.Malin Team and scorers: Daniel Mullarkey, Thomas Byrne, Neil McGilloway, Conor Byrne, Jonathan McCarron, John McLaughlin (Rustard), Gerard Greene, Niall McLaughlin, Kieran McColgan (1-0), Seamus Doherty (0-01), Dan McDaid (0-05), Edward Kelly, Ryan Greene (1-01), Dermot Diver (1-01), John Joe Doherty (Harley). Subs Used: Finbar Collins for Jonathan McCarron, Jason Doherty For Edward Kelly, Brendan Monagle For John Joe Doherty.Ardara Team and scorers: Patrick Gavigan, Patrick De Faoite , Noel McHugh, Sean McNeese, Donal Breslin, Marcus Cassidy, Kelvin O’Shea, Steven McCathal, Kyle Gallagher, Conor Gallagher(1-00), Gerard McHugh, Joseph Mc Laughlin(1-00), Fergal O hEinne(0-03), Aidan Shovlin (0-04)and Alan Bennett (0-02) MENS FOOTBALLCongratulations to both our senior and reserve footballers who recorded wins in their opening games in All County League Division 1 clash with Ardara on Sunday. There will be no action in Division 1 next week as Donegal take on Dublin in Mc Cumhaill Park in the National League. Our boys will be back in action on Sunday week when we welcome N. Chonaill to Connolly Park. The Glenties senior side have recorded one win and win loss in their two league games to date. While their reserve side defeated Killybegs in their opening game of the season.LADIES FOOTBALL Ladies Football continues on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8pm to 9pm.GIRLS FOOTBALLThere will be no training this week for the U14/U16 panel, Training will resume next week. The U16 team suffered a defeat to Carn on Tuesday, however the girls played well in their first match of the season. Well done girls.There will be no U12 training this week due to the Easter Holidays, training will resume next week.U6/U8/U10 training will take place on Saturday from 11am to 12:15. All parents are asked to return any outstanding registration forms.BOYS FOOTBALLTraining continues for the Under 6 age group in the club, gym on Sunday mornings from 10 to 11-15. The sessions are based on GAA Fundamentals; a Croke Park initiative based on research aimed at bettering your child’s coordination (including hand eye) balance, agility and basic fitness in a fun filled environment. It is also an introduction into the basic skills of Gaelic games. All children are welcome to attend. Training for the Under 8 age group takes place in the club gym from 11 to 12-30 on Sunday mornings also in the club.This is followed by training for the Under 10 age group, which runs from 12.30 to 1.30.Under 14 training continues on Monday from 5-6 and on Thursday from 4.30 to 6.00.QUIZ The club are holding a Pub Quiz in Farrens Bar Malin Head on Friday night which gets underway at 10 o clock. Ali Farren will take on the role of quiz master, Everyone is asked to come along for what is sure to be a great nights craicLOTTOThere was no winner of this weeks lotto jackpot of €550. The sequence drawn was 4-1-5-3-6-7-2. The €50 winner was Tara Kelly, Drumcarbit, Malin with the €20 sellers prize going to M and R Kelly. Next weeks lotto jackpot is €600 and we thank the local community for its continued support of our weekly lotto draw.NOTESAnyone wishing to have information included in the club notes are reminded to contact Martin Doherty on 086 1585880, or alternatively send an email to the new club email address pro.malin.donegal@gaa.ie at no later than 9 o clock on the Sunday evening. Please note the new club email address.GAA: MALIN GAA CLUB NEWS – RESERVES HAVE GOAL TO SPARE OVER ARDARA was last modified: April 1st, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAA: MALIN GAA CLUB NEWS – RESERVES HAVE GOAL TO SPARE OVER ARDARAlast_img read more

Dortmund eyeing Chelsea and Liverpool youngsters after success of Jadon Sancho

first_img Phil Foden won the 2017 Young Sports Personality of the Year award Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Liverpool’s Bobby Duncan is a 17-year-old striker who joined the Reds’ youth ranks from Manchester City at the start of the season as he is a cousin of Steven Gerrard.Duncan has scored six goals in seven matches at the start of the current under-18s Premier League campaign. Latest Transfer News IN DEMAND 4 Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January targets LATEST targets Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Dortmund are top of the Bundesliga, partly thanks to the impact of Jadon Sancho The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star LIVING THE DREAM Now, according to the Mirror, BVB are monitoring another City starlet, Phil Foden, plus Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi and Liverpool’s Bobby Duncan.The Bundesliga leaders are understood to believe that there are plenty of seriously promising stars within the Premier League’s top academies, though they rarely get the opportunities to shine among big-money first XIs.Therefore they have resolved to try and entice them to Germany. three-way race Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer RANKED center_img moving on Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father TOP WORK 4 4 Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Borussia Dortmund are reportedly plotting moves for three new English talents after their acquisition of Jadon Sancho proved a great success.The German giants snatched Sancho from Manchester City’s academy last August and the winger is now becoming a regular in their first team squad as well as making his England debut aged just 18. Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Callum Hudson-Odoi played in the Community Shield for Chelsea REVEALED Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi is a 17-year-old winger who has been at the club since the age of seven and so far made two competitive appearances for the Blues.He is now very much involved with the club’s first team squad after impressing in pre-season, though not yet getting regular opportunities despite also being a key member of England’s under-17 World Cup winning side. 4 Man City’s Foden is an 18-year-old central midfielder who has already made a few appearances in the Citizens’ first team and the England youth ranks.Foden played enough league and cup matches to earn medals in both City’s 2017/18 Premier League and League Cup triumphs, as well as claiming the Golden Ball for the Young Lions at the under-17s World Cup, which England won. Bobby Duncan has now trained with Liverpool’s first XIlast_img read more

NEW TURBINE REMOVED FROM OVERTURNED LORRY AND NOW ON SITE

first_imgA NEW wind turbine has been successfully removed from the lorry which overturned this morning when taking it to the wind farm to replace an older one which was destroyed by high winds several months ago. The road between Maas and Ardara was closed as a result of the incident which happened earlier this morning. The new €1M turbine is now on site and will replace one which fell over during a storm in May.Two cranes and several lorries spent two days on the windfarm at Loughderryduff, near Mass, Portnoo, as the 245-ft turbine was broken down before being transported to Derry.The turbine, which has a lifespan of around 25 years, fell just four years after being erected in the eight-unit development. NEW TURBINE REMOVED FROM OVERTURNED LORRY AND NOW ON SITE was last modified: September 3rd, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ArdaraCranesFeatureslorryMaasnewsOverturnedRemovedsiteTurbinewind farmlast_img read more

Breaking: More lotto luck as another Donegal player scoops €250,000

first_imgIt must be something in the water in Donegal.Yet another local player has scooped a top prize on the Lotto.The winner matched six numbers on the Lotto Plus 2 draw to scoop a guaranteed €250,000. It’s the latest win for a local player on the lotto with a number of big wins of late.While it is not official just yet, Donegal Daily can reveal the winning ticket was sold at the Easons outlet in the Letterkenny Shopping Centre.So if you bought your ticket there, get checking your numbers.You can check your numbers on www.lottery.ie Breaking: More lotto luck as another Donegal player scoops €250,000 was last modified: May 7th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalEasonsletterkennylottowinlast_img read more

Half-time: Leeds United 1 Fulham 1

first_imgTom Cairney scored his fourth goal in as many games but Fulham were pegged back before half-time by an outstanding strike from Lewis Cook.Having struck twice in the win over Charlton on Saturday, Cairney produced another fantastic finish – a left-footed volley from the edge of the box – to put Fulham in front at Elland Road after 17 minutes.Slavisa Jokanovic’s side almost scored moments before that when Ross McCormack’s shot was headed on to his own crossbar by Sol Bamba.Aside from a couple of scares, when Bamba scooped over and Tom Adeyemi fired past the angle of post and bar, Fulham looked comfortable for much of the first half.They had further sorties down the left flank through Luke Garbutt, who was twice denied by Leeds keeper Marco Silvestri.But the latter save proved important as the home side immediately levelled, on 38 minutes, as Cook produced a spectacular shot from 30 yards which soared into the corner.Leeds then finished the half the strongest and Fulham keeper Andy Lonergan was twice called into action, blocking Souleymane Doukara’s shot with his legs and claiming Mirco Antenucci’s header.Fulham: Lonergan; Madl, Burn, Amorebieta; Fredericks, Cairney, O’Hara, Baird, Garbutt; Dembele, McCormack.Subs: Lewis, Richards, Stearman, Hyndman, Tunnicliffe, Kacaniklic, Smith.Leeds: Silvestri; Coyle, Bamba, Cooper, Taylor; Adeyemi, Diagouraga; Cook, Mowatt, Doukara; Antenucci.Subs: Peacock-Farrell, Wootton, Berardi, Murphy, Dallas, Botaka, Erwin.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

How Brett Favre will help Raiders prepare for 49ers

first_imgALAMEDA — Jon Gruden will consult Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre for a scouting report on the 49ers potential Thursday night starting quarterback, third-stringer Nick Mullens. Favre, a University of Southern Mississippi product, and Mullens, the same, worked closely together when Mullens was in school from 2013-16.Jalen Richard, the Raiders’ backup running back and Mullens’ teammate at USM for three of those years, observed their partnership from up close.“Brett would know (about …last_img

SA ready for 2010

first_imgDiscussion at the media briefing held in Beijing in August to report on the status of South Africa’s 2010 preparations.A press conference held in Beijing on 21 August 2008 shed light on South Africa’s ongoing preparations for the 2010 Fifa World Cup – and the message to the world is that SA is on track to deliver the goods.South Africa’s Local Organising Committee (LOC) held a press briefing in Beijing on 21 August 2008 to report on the status of the country’s preparations to host the Fifa World Cup in 2010. The delegation was led by South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Finance Jabu Moleketi, and LOC CEO Danny Jordaan.Other members of the delegation included Minister in the Presidency of the Republic of South Africa Dr Essop Pahad, Fifa Secretary-General Jérôme Valcke, Commissioner Andre Pruis of the South African Police Services, and Ray Wheland of Zurich-based MATCH AG, the company tasked by Fifa to provide ticketing and hospitality services for major Fifa events such as the 2009 and 2013 Confederations Cup and the 2010 and 2014 World Cup tournaments.Presidents office Dr. Essop PahadThe briefing took the form of a panel discussion forum facilitated by Government Communication and Information Systems and the national Department of Sports and Recreation.South Africa has taken full advantage of the media opportunities presented by the Beijing Olympics, which has attracted 5 600 accredited journalists and other media professionals from all over the world, said CEO of Government Communication and Information Systems and official government spokesperson Themba Maseko.Speaking at the briefing, held at South Africa’s Ekhaya (isiZulu, home) Hospitality Centre in the Westin Chaoyang Hotel, Minister in the Presidency Pahad said that the 2010 World Cup must be used as a vehicle to project a whole new image of South Africa, and the African continent, to the world.“For us this event is much more than sport,” said Pahad. “It is about South Africa’s and Africa’s ability to host the world. It is about getting out from underneath the welter of negative press coverage our continent receives. It is about informing the world that Africa has much to offer, that our people are ready to receive the world, ready to host those who come to the World Cup and that when they come they will receive a wonderfully unforgettable African experience.”Ready to welcome the worldLOC CEO Danny Jordaan re-iterated South Africa’s readiness to hold an event of the magnitude of the World Cup, adding that construction is ahead of schedule in most cases. “In terms of our stadium construction programme, our deadline for the Confederations Cup venues is December 2008,” he said. “Those stadiums are there and they are being upgraded. In terms of stadium readiness, we can say here, that will be ready by the end of 2009. All the stadiums will be complete for kick off.“For the rest of the stadiums, the completion date is October 2009. Eighty percent of those stadiums will be completed by July 2009.”In a media briefing held on 13 August 2008 at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, Deputy Finance Minister Moleketi said that South Africa is meeting the timelines set in terms of development and construction. “We have covered a lot of ground. The timelines and the deadlines that we set ourselves have been met, and those are also in keeping in ensuring that we are indeed ready to host 2010.”The panel in discussion at the media briefing held in Beijing in August to report on the status of South Africa’s 2010 preparationsWith regard to tourism, an extra three million tourists are expected to visit South Africa during the World Cup, boosting the number of tourists in a single year to 10-million. “We are there to give them an experience to ensure that they come back with their families and friends,” said Moloketi.Tourism to South Africa currently contributes more than 8% to the country’s GDP, and is expected to leap to 12% in June and July 2010.The entire Southern African region will gain from the World Cup in tourism terms, said Pahad. “Tourism SA is in the process of linking 2010 to a range of other tourism experiences throughout the country and the region. Travel throughout the region will as far as possible be relatively easy and seamless.”The minister went on to mention the Univisa, which will allow visitors to travel to all countries in the Southern African Development Community region on one visa.Jordaan also commented that the successful hosting of the World Cup will open the door to other prestigious events, and possibly even the Olympics which, too, has never taken place on African soil. “It is very important that we succeed in this world cup, because nothing less is required to open the door for the last major event on the continent the Olympics.”Fifa added its voice to the discussion, with the organisation’s secretary-general Jérôme Valcke affirming that Fifa and South Africa are working hard together to ensure that the highly-anticipated event will happen in South Africa. “If we say the World Cup will take place in South Africa, it will take place in South Africa. We are on the right timing and the right track to ensure that all goes according to plan.”Andre Pruis, the South African police commissioner, assured delegates that the World Cup will be a safe and secure event, saying most of the safety and security infrastructure is already in place.Setting the examplePahad paid tribute to the People’s Republic of China for successfully hosting the 2008 Beijing Olympics. “From the spectacular opening ceremony to the unfailing courtesy of all the volunteers and the performances of the athletes representing the People’s Republic of China we can all agree that these Olympic Games are simply phenomenal,” he said.In January 2008 China and South Africa celebrated a decade of international relations. Relations between the two countries did not take off in 1994 because of a dispute involving Taiwan, but on New Year’s Day 1998 bilateral relations were established and have developed smoothly ever since.A report on the official Chinese government portal says that in 2000 the volume of bilateral trade reached $2-billion, at that time more than 20% of the total trade volume between China and the entire African continent. And by the end of 2006, the volume of Sino-South Africa trade had almost quintupled to $9.8-billion.Celebrating Africa’s humanityWith the Beijing Olympics drawing to a close, the attention of the world will now shift to Africa. The 2010 World Cup, the first ever to take place on the African continent, is not only viewed as a South African event, but an African event that will boost the country’s and the continent’s standing in the global community. “Our destiny is linked to that of the rest of Africa,” said Pahad, “and we are working to build a better South Africa, a better Africa and a better world.”Useful linksSouth Africa 2010SA TourismDepartment of Sport and RecreationJoburg host city websitelast_img read more