Chris Waddle joined Andy Goldstein on Tuesday to cast his… er…. ears over the new version of ‘Diamond Lights’.Waddle, along with his then Tottenham team-mate Glenn Hoddle, reached No.11 in the charts with the original version in 1987.And he is backing Goldstein and Cundy to go even higher and is hoping they can celerate Christman by reaching No.1 and raising a stackload of cash for Great Ormond Street Hospital. Download the single here – bit.ly/gouldfatherCheck out both versions here…Goldstein and Cundy…Hoddle and Waddle…The Goldstein and Cundy single is available to download now – purchase from iTunes here: bit.ly/gouldfather(EP includes the unbelievable TBA Remix by Technikal. BK & Intraspekt)All proceeds to Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Gardaí are investigating a criminal damage incident where the front window of a Letterkenny home was smashed in with a stone.The incident occurred between 11.30 am on the 2nd of June and 2 pm on the 3rd of June.If anyone has any information about the incident, please contact the Gardaí in Letterkenny on 074-9167100 or the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111. Gardaí probe criminal damage in Letterkenny estate was last modified: June 5th, 2019 by Caitlin LairdShare 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)
30 October 2012 The proportion of South Africans with access to electricity, piped water and sanitation increased considerably over the past decade, according to the country’s latest national census. Statistics South Africa released the results of census 2011, the country’s third population count since democratic elections were first held in 1994, in Pretoria on Tuesday. The previous census took place in 2001.Access to electricity According to the census, conducted in October 2011, 84.7% of South African households use electricity for lighting (up from 70.2% in 2001), 73.9% use electricity for cooking (up from 52.2%), and 58.8% use electricity for heating (up from 49.9%). The results also show a significant improvement in access to piped (tap) water in South Africa, with the number of households with no access dropping to 8.8% in 2011 from 15.6% in 2001. Nearly half, or 46.3%, of households have tap water inside their homes (up from 32.3% in 2001), according to census 2011, while 27.1% have tap water inside their yards (down from 29.0%), 11.7% have tap water on their community stand less than 200 metres from their homes (up from 10.7%), and 6.2% have to walk more than 200 metres to reach tap water on their community stand (down from 12.4%).Household sanitation Census 2011 also showed a marked improvement in household sanitation in the country, with 60.1% of households using flush toilets (toilets connected to the public sewerage system) in 2011, up from 51.9% in 2001. The use of chemical toilets (from 1.9% to 2.5%) and pit latrines with ventilation (from 5.7% to 8.8%) were slightly up, while the use of unventilated pit latrines dropped from 22.8% to 19.3%, and of bucket latrines from 4.1% to 2.1%. Municipal waste removal services also improved compared to 2001, according to census 2011, with the number of households enjoying weekly municipal removals increasing from 52.1% to 62.1%.Living standards on the up At the same time, the number of households living in formal dwellings increased, from 68.5% to 77.6%, while the number living in traditional dwellings dropped from 14.8% to 7.9% and the number living in informal dwellings dropped from 16.4% to 13.6%. Compared to 2001, census 2011 also showed big increases in household ownership of mobile phones (from 32% to 88%), television sets (from 53% to 74%), refrigerators (from 51% to 68%) and computers (from 8% to 21%). However, the surge in popularity of mobile phones and television came at the expense of radio ownership (down from 73% to 67%) and landline phone ownership (24% to 14%). SAinfo reporter
Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest For grilling enthusiasts, nothing beats summer’s backyard barbecues with the perfect steak, chop or burger hot off the grill, complete with sear marks and juicy, mouth-watering flavor, and served with an ice cold drink.This summer, one lucky Ohioan will win the Ultimate Backyard BBQ for up to 24 of their family and friends as part of the Ohio Soybean Council’s (OSC) “Get Grilling, Ohio” sweepstakes. The sweepstakes winner, to be named prior to Labor Day, will be awarded an Ultimate Backyard BBQ prize package worth more than $2,500, which includes:Weber 4-Burner gas grillColeman 100 qt. Xtreme Wheeled Cooler$500 Kroger gift cardVarious cuts of beef, pork, poultry and lambSauces and seasoningsGrilling utensils, cookbooks, tips and tricks and morePrize items and meat for the sweepstakes have been donated by OSC, Luckey Farmers, Inc., Ohio Cattlemen’s Association, Ohio Pork Council, Ohio Poultry Association, Ohio Sheep and Wool Program, and Woeber’s Mustard Company.As a primary source of protein for livestock in Ohio, soybeans and soybean farmers are an important step of the process in getting meat from the farm to the store to the grill. Soybeans are fed to a variety of animals, including cattle, swine, sheep and poultry. Ohio soybean farmers are invested in helping produce healthy, great-tasting meat for grilling.To enter for the chance to win the Ultimate Backyard BBQ, Ohio residents can fill out the entry form at getgrillingohio.com. The entry deadline is Aug. 29 at 11:59 p.m. The winner will be announced Sept. 1.Grilling enthusiasts are encouraged to join the Get Grilling, Ohio! Facebook group at facebook.com/groups/getgrillingohio to share recipes, grilling tips and tricks, and more. For more grilling ideas and inspiration, visit the Get Grilling, Ohio Pinterest page at pinterest.com/getgrillingohio/.
Rahul Gandhi denied permission to visit violence-hit Saharanpur Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday left for strife-torn Saharanpur, but district authorities said he would be stopped at the border.Party sources said Rahul left for Shabbirpur village, the centre of the caste violence in the district, by road on Saturday morning after meeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi.ADGP (Law and Order) Aditya Misra, who is camping in Saharanpur in view of the tense situation there, said the police have requested Mr. Gandhi to cancel his visit to avoid any “confusion and provocation“.”If he still comes to the town, he will be stopped at the border and requested to return. But if he does not, legal action under Section 144 of CrPC, which prohibits an assembly of more than four people in an area, will be taken,” he said.If not permitted to visit the victims in the affected area, Mr. Gandhi would court arrest, the Congress sources said.The ADGP said normality was returning and things were improving fast.Senior Congress leader P L Punia said over the phone that party men were awaiting Mr. Gandhi in the district.Also Read “We want the administration to allow him to meet the victims of the violence,” he said.Mr. Gandhi is being accompanied by AICC general secretary in charge of Uttar Pradsh affairs Ghulam Nabi Azad, and State Congress chief Raj Babbar.“They cannot suppress the voice of the poor, Dalits and Adivasis of this country. Mr. Rahul Gandhi and the Congress party will continue to speak,” Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said.“Nobody will be able to stop Mr. Gandhi from reaching out to the victims of the violence, which have been perpetrated at the instance of BJP gundas,” he added.Saharanpur witnessed widespread caste-based violence this month.Violence first broke out about 40 days ago following a procession to mark Ambedkar Jayanti. On May 5, a person was killed and 15 people were injured in communal clashes.About a dozen police vehicles were set ablaze and 12 policemen injured on May 9.On May 23, One person was shot dead and two were wounded, following which the government suspended the SSP and district magistrate and transferred the divisional commissioner and the deputy inspector general of police.The Centre has sent 400 anti-riot police personnel to Saharanpur to help the State restore peace in the region.