Country’s largest care home for dementia patients to close centre

first_img Pinterest John of God’s chief executive, Emma Balmaine says the charity can’t afford another large deficit in the New Year.Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys says the government has reneged on its promise to keep the centre open.He’s calling on Health Minister Simon Harris to step in and increase the funding rate.Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. By News Highland – December 1, 2019 Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter Country’s largest care home for dementia patients to close centre Twitter WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Previous articlePSNI investigate circumstances of missing person Helena McElhennonNext articleReaction to Naomh Conaill’s Ulster Final defeat News Highland Google+ Pinterest Facebook WhatsApp Managers at the country’s largest residential care home for dementia patients say they have no option but to shut the centre.St John of God’s says health service funding for 60 in-patient beds at St Joseph’s in Shankill, Dublin is far too low.The centre is heavily oversubscribed, with 350 people on a waiting list. News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR AudioHomepage BannerNewslast_img read more

$250M Infrastructure Bond Early Voting Ends Friday

first_img For Whom The Bell Rings Friday is the last day for early voting on the city of Atlanta’s proposal to take out more than $250 million in bonds for infrastructure improvements.Voters will have one more day to weigh in on the bond proposal being floated by the city. The last day to vote will be Tuesday, which also falls on St. Patrick’s Day.City officials say the money is needed to start addressing nearly a $1 billion backlog on infrastructure improvements.The project list spans more than 200 proposals, including syncing traffic lights, repaving roads and fixing a number of crumbling bridges. There are also plans to put in more bike paths, restore a city swimming pool and fix sidewalks.But the actual list of projects isn’t finalized, and it won’t be until after Tuesday’s vote. That means residents will head to the polls without knowing exactly which projects will make the final cut.  Add to My List In My List Share Related Stories ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Party Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility last_img read more

Bibby Offshore Executes North Sea Contract

first_imgBibby Offshore secured a contract with an independent UK-based E&P company to provide air diving and ROV inspection and construction services across five of its North Sea assets.The contract, which started in June 2016 and is to be completed by the end of the year, will see Bibby Offshore utilize several vessels including its construction support vessel Olympic Ares, diving support vessel Bibby Topaz and subsea support and construction vessel Olympic Bibby.The vessel based engineering work involves Bibby Offshore installing a cathodic protection system on one platform, and performing air diving services to complete routine and non-routine inspection, repair and maintenance support at three other facilities. The company will also carry out routine pipeline inspection surveys at all five assets.Fraser Moonie chief operating officer at Bibby Offshore, said: “We have successfully completed multiple projects with this customer, with the latest contract demonstrating the continued confidence in our ability to deliver such complex workscopes.”last_img read more

League bans TI Stones

first_imgRugby League BY KILA NAO The Motu Koita Rugby Football League (MKRFL) has imposed a ban on Tatana Island (TI) Stones from further participating in the competition this year. The decision by the MKRFL executive committee to ban the club has also affected the club’s Under 20 men’s team. This follows an unruly behaviour by the TI Stones supporters who invaded the field and harrassed the Davage Sharks players. The incident happened after a Sharks player mistackled and slapped a Stones player in the eye during the A grade clash played at the Sir Hubert Murray oval two at Konedobu on Sunday. The Stones’ opponent went ahead and punched and kicked the Sharks player, prompting the supporters to run on to the field and harass the players. The Sharks were leading 16-14 with two minutes remaining before full time when the incident happened that did not go well for the Stones supporters. The Sharks player is undergoing treatment at the Port Moresby General Hospital. The commotion delayed the other match for almost an hour before the MKRFL match coordinator Fred Newton cancelled the rest of the matches. Newton said the Stones were involved in a similar incident two weeks ago involving three of its players in a match against Gabi Warriors. “The players were penalised and fined K500 and the club was fined K1000 but the club management paid only K700 with the balance yet to be paid. He said the competition will be halted for a further two weeks. “They were allowed back into the competition after paying their fines and were advised not to get involve in any more incidents. “But they forgot about the previous incident they were involved with and this time created another big issue involving a player and supporters. “Enough is enough for the same club and we will not tolerate such a dog like behavior by players and supporters to run on the field and start harassing the players. “We have placed a total ban to the club from participating in the competition. “We are heading into our final series stages and they (Stones) are banned from taking part,” said Newton. The final series will be starting this weekend and security (police) will be biffed up to monitor the smooth running of the games and all the teams playing the finals are encouraged to behave.last_img read more

Checkers fly for Baldiviez in Cocopah’s first IMCA Sunoco Stock Car feature

first_imgSOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 16) – The checkered flag flew Friday for Manny Baldiviez, on a night of firsts at Cocopah Speedway.Baldiviez won the first-ever weekly IMCA Sunoco Stock Car feature held at Cocopah and in Arizona. The victory was also his first in sanctioned competition and followed an inadvertent 360 degree turn after the race was over. “The fans enjoyed it,” the Chula Vista, Calif., driver reported good-naturedly. “It was a pretty fun race and I really enjoyed it.” Baldiviez started fifth and had the lead midway through the 15-lapper. Nine cars comprised the inaugural field and runner-up honors went to Joey Essary. Local street stocks give way to IMCA Stock Cars this season at Cocopah. Just two points had separated Baldiviez from the final title awarded in that class last year. “I’m really going to focus on the championship this season,” said Baldiviez, a six-time street stock feature winner in 2014. “This track has been getting better every year. Their name has been getting out more in the racing world, which is great for them.” His wife Andrea and buddy Mike Harlan make up Baldiviez’ crew. Largely self-sponsored, he’s backed by Discount Tires and Chassis Dynamics, both of Yuma. “It’s tough but we make it work,” said Baldiviez, who keeps his Stock Car in a local shop. “What I like best about this class are the racers I race with. They’re friendly and they drive clean.” “This is a class you can get into and not have to spend a lot of money,” he continued. “I’ve only got a couple years under my belt so it’s a good place for me to start.” Stock Cars join race programs each night of Winter Nationals at Somerton on Feb. 6. 7, 13 and 14.Cocopah promoter Greg Burgess had announced his intention to sanction his Stock Car division with IMCA this season in April of 2012.last_img read more