London Marathon compromises with Silver Bond for charities

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first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. The organisers of the London Marathon have responded to a campaign by charities to open upthe Golden Bond system for charity places in the event to a wider audience by creating a Silver Bond scheme to start in 2007.The Silver Bond scheme will offer 250 places given to Golden Bond holder charities offered to some of the 600 charities who are on the now closed waiting list for Golden Bond places. The new scheme will offer one place to 250 charities every five years. The first 250 charities will receive a place in 2007, the next 250 a place in 2008 and so on until the system starts again in 2012. Selected charities will have to pay £300 + VAT for the place in the October of the year preceding the Marathon.The Silver Bond scheme doesn’t meet the requests of the coalition of 50 charities which have been campaigning this year for greater access to the Marathon, but it at least offers some hope to some of the currently excluded charities. Advertisement  71 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 London Marathon compromises with Silver Bond for charities AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Howard Lake | 23 November 2005 | News Tagged with: Eventslast_img read more


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first_img“The furlough period will last until the end of May whilst senior management, and our drivers, have taken a pay cut of 20% effective from April 1.”Under the scheme announced by British finance minister Rishi Sunak announced last month, furloughed workers can claim 80% of their wages up to 2,500 pounds ($3,068) per month.”These decisions have not been taken lightly,” the statement added. “Our aim is to protect the jobs of our staff… and ensuring they can return to full-time work when the situation allows.”The 2020 Formula One season, that was scheduled to begin in Melbourne last month, is yet to get underway after the pandemic cancelled the Australian and Monaco Grands Prix.Races in Bahrain, Vietnam, China, the Netherlands, Spain and Azerbaijan were also postponed, with racing unlikely to start until the European summer at the earliest.Topics : ROKiT Williams drivers, George Russell and Nicholas Latifi, and senior management will be taking a 20% pay cut during the coronavirus crisis while many of their employees will be temporarily furloughed, the Formula One team said on Monday.Williams joins fellow British Formula One team McLaren who last week furloughed staff while their drivers and senior management had their wages reduced temporarily for a three-month period to reduce costs with the season on a hiatus.”ROKiT Williams Racing is temporarily furloughing a number of employees as part of a wider range of cost-cutting measures,” the team said in a statement.last_img read more


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first_imgRob Rice is Thurston County’s largest local home builder and was voted the Best of South Sound for 2013. He and his wife Helena live in Olympia with their two sons; Alex Michael and Carson. Rob is a graduate of Washington State University with degrees in construction management and architecture. Submitted by Barb Lally for Rob Rice HomesSusan loves the location of her new home.When you own a home in the Rob Rice Community of Kensington, Stonegate or Lexington, everything is close, just a stone’s throw from anything you might need or want to do.By the time Rob Rice finishes building the lovely homes in Kensington, the last of the three communities off of College Street in Lacey, Washington, he will have built 446 homes in all these great locations. There are reasons that so many homes in this close community have been bought up in recent years.No other place could offer a homeowner more convenience.Everything within reachNeed milk or groceries or a prescription filled? Two major grocery stores and a pharmacy are less than a mile away. The Intercity Transit bus stops right on the corner next to the community of Kensington.Less than a half a mile down College Street, Lacey Crossroads Shopping Center provides restaurants, a Thrive Community Fitness center, a local watering hole called Hop Jacks that boasts the coldest beer in town, a place for a great haircut at Sport Cuts and many more businesses, all within walking distance.“People walk here all the time to drop off mail,” says Melissa the manager of the PostNet at Crossroads. “They can escape the hassle of the Post Office by coming to a place right near their home.”The owner of the unique Bark Avenue Pet Supplies & Food Store says homeowners walk their dogs to the store just to get a free treat from the owner of the shop. “My customers tell me that once they turn into Lacey Crossroads their dog starts pulling them toward our store.”Shopping is a short distance from the Rob Rice community of Kensington.Homeowners there now will tell you that they moved to the area for that sense of community and closeness.“When I was working, I lived in a big house by I-5, but I moved to this close knit community once I retired and it is ideal,” says Susan, a homeowner in Stonegate right next to Kensington, who does her banking down the street, enjoys being right by a Lowes and says she is looking forward to the new Walmart “neighborhood market” currently under construction around the corner on Yelm Highway. “I knew everything would be close and easy to get to.”For just some quiet time driving golf balls, Capitol City Golf Club is down on the corner. Medical facilities and the top area hospital are also nearby and local elementary, middle and high schools are just minutes away for families with school-aged children. The entrance to I-5 is also a short distance down the road.“I built here because I could see the vision for this corner of the community that was accessible to so many amenities that homeowners care about,” says Rob Rice, the 2013 Best of South Sound builder.  “Our homeowners love the convenience of a short walk to area shopping, parks, & more.Parks and Trails GaloreRob’s vision for this corner of Lacey was also encouraged as he watched the city build Rainier Vista Park, one of Lacey’s jewels with a beautiful view of Mt Rainier. Many homeowners from these Rob Rice Communities gather to watch their kids play soccer or baseball there or have a family picnic in one of the park shelters. It is a great spot to view Lacey’s fireworks display every Fourth of July when neighbors and kids in pajamas gather in the park parking lot.The Western Chehalis Trail is nearby for avid walkers and bicyclists.The Western Chehalis Trail provides a beautiful border to all three of these Rob Rice neighborhoods. The paved Trail runs north and south through the heart of Thurston County and has excellent biking, jogging and walking opportunities for homeowners to enjoy tranquil and refreshing outdoor recreation all year long.“We are within three blocks of the amazingly beautiful Trail,” says Susan. “My grandson and I ride our bikes over there and enjoy it immensely.”It is hard to imagine a place that could offer more convenience than the Rob Rice Community of Kensington in Lacey. Add to the neighborhood amenities carefree front lawns, luxury ramblers and 2-story homes with premium features that can rarely be found without paying for upgrades, this lovely community is a real find for anyone look for their next home and neighborhood. Facebook16Tweet0Pin0last_img read more


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first_imgThe hosts finally got into the win column.After three straight losses, the Trail Allstars used a nine-run fourth inning to outlast Forest Hills 15-11 at the 2012 B.C. Little League Championships Tuesday at Andy Bilesky Park in the Silver City.The Allstars pounded Forest Hills pitching for eight hits including a home run by Derek Green.Brendan McKay of Trail and Quinn Hall of Nelson also homered for the Allstars. Green was the winning pitcher for Trail while Ethan Nelson-Hunt took the loss.Trail finished the game with 15 hits.White Rock leads the standings with a 4-0 record.Vancouver’s Dunbar and Hastings are tied for second at 3-1. The Trail Allstars and Beacon Hill are tied for the final playoff spot, each with a victory in four starts.The two teams meet in what should determine the final playoff spot in the four team semi final tonight at 5 p.m. at Andy Bilesky Park.Friday is semi final day with the two winners meeting for the B.C. Title Saturday at noon.The winner represents the province of BC at the Canadian Championships, August 4-11 in Edmonton, Alta.last_img read more


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first_imgThe Old Guys, popping the top on the champagne celebration, includes, back row, L-R, Sachi Del-Snively, Brandon Sauer, Marley Foot, Alexi St. Jean-Duncan, Chris Rodman.Front, Tristan Martin-Preney, Matthew Fuhr, Taylor Russell, Tyler Anderson, Rick Rodman and (green shirt) keeper Keith Williams. The Old Guys looked more like the young guys in capturing the Leo’s Men’s Open City League Soccer title Saturday at the Lakeside Pitch.Thanks to the man-of-the-match goalkeeping by Keith Williams and the only goal by Marley Foot, the Old Guys topped Kootenay Co-op 1-0 to capture the playoff crown.Mallard’s Source for Sports would like to add to the celebrations with Team of the Week honours.last_img


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first_imgARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 22, 2015)–Recent Grade I stakes winner Stormy Lucy heads a full field of 14 fillies and mares three and up in Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000 Robert J. Frankel Stakes, to be contested at 1 1/8 miles over the Santa Anita turf.Off at 65-1 in Del Mar’s one mile turf Matriarch Stakes Nov. 29, the Ed Moger, Jr.-conditioned Stormy Lucy paid a whopping $132.80, as she was guided to perfection from off the pace in a field of 14 by Kent Desormeaux.Owned by Moger’s brother, Steve, Stormy Lucy, a 6-year-old Kentucky-bred mare by Stormy Atlantic, notched her first-ever Grade I win in the Matriarch and she’ll seek her third win from 11 tries over the Santa Anita lawn on Sunday. With a 7-1-2-1 mark at the Frankel distance, Stormy Lucy will hope for a lively pace with Desormeax again engaged.Originally trained by Seattle-based Frank Lucarelli, Stormy Lucy was sold privately to Lucarelli’s high school classmate, Steve Moger, following a win in Santa Anita’s Grade II Santa Ana Stakes 11 starts back on March 16, 2014. One of the hardest knocking mares on the West Coast the past two years, her overall record stands at 31-8-2-5, with earnings of $771,700.Maryland-based trainer Graham Motion will be well represented in the Frankel by a pair of Eastern shippers, Grade I winning Peace and War and recent Grade III winner, Rusty Slipper.A winner of the Grade I, 1 1/16 miles Alcibiades Stakes over a wet fast surface at Keeneland on Oct. 3, 2014, Peace and War is a deep closer who has been winless in seven subsequent starts. Owned by Qatar Racing, Ltd., the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by War Front is winless from two lifetime starts on grass and may prefer a change of surface if the weather dictates.Motion’s Rusty Slipper, a 5-year-old mare by Lemon Drop Kid, comes off a stirring come-from-behind tally in the Grade III, 1 3/8 miles (turf) Red Carpet Handicap at Del Mar Nov. 21 and will cut back a couple furlongs in distance for the Frankel. Owned by RMJ Stables, she has two thirds from five starts in Arcadia, and has one win from three tries at the Frankel distance.Team Valor International’s Three Hearts, who opened up by six lengths after the first half mile in Rusty Slipper’s Red Carpet Handicap win, tired late to finish third, beaten 3 ¼ lengths. Trained by Neil Drysdale, Three Hearts, a 5-year-old Kentucky-bred mare by Hat Trick, is 7-1-2-2 at 1 1/8 miles on turf and will hope to ration her speed as she cuts back in distance.An impressive turf allowance winner in her last two starts, Fox Hill Farms’ Glory, a 3-year-old Kentucky-bred filly by Tapit, has good tactical speed and could prove dangerous as she seeks her first graded stakes win for Jerry Hollendorfer.The complete field for the Grade III Robert J. Frankel Stakes, to be run as the eighth race on a nine race card Sunday, with jockeys and weights in post position order: Nancy From Nairobi, Drayden Van Dyke, 119; Three Hearts, Joe Talamo, 119; Alexis Tangier, Gary Stevens, 119; Rusty Slipper, James Graham, 124; Star Act, Kieren Fallon, 119; Peace and War, Joel Rosario, 117; Stormy Lucy, Kent Desormeaux, 124; Fresh Feline, Victor Espinoza, 119; Warren’s Veneda, Tyler Baze, 121; Sweet as a Rose, Brice Blanc, 119; Gender Agenda, Rafael Bejarano, 119; Glory, Mike Smith, 117, Honey Ride, Abel Lezcano, 119, and Gas Total, Flavien Prat, 119.                First post time on Sunday, Day Two of Santa Anita’s 63-day Winter Meet, is at 12:30 p.m. Admission gates open at 10:30 a.m. MARYLAND-BASED MOTION SHIPS IN WITH GRADE I WINNER PEACE AND WAR & RUSTY SLIPPERlast_img read more


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first_img10 December 2010 South Africa’s new national space agency will coordinate the country’s major space projects, promote space science research, develop related engineering and technological capacity, and devise and implement a national space programme. South Africa has some of the best space infrastructure in Africa, and is already heading some notable space projects, including Africa’s bid to host the Square Kilometre Array, the Southern African Large Telescope, and the SumbandilaSat satellite. The South African Space Agency (Sansa) will become the umbrella body that coordinates all these projects, while integrating the country’s existing science and technology institutions, such as the Satellite Applications Centre run by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research at Hartebeesthoek, west of Pretoria.Space industry ‘big business’ Speaking at the launch of the agency and the National Space Strategy in Johannesburg on Thursday, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor said the space industry had enormous potential for growth. Space science and technology were significant contributors to sustainable development on the African continent, and the South African Space Agency had a crucial role to play in this, Pandor said. Growing South Africa’s space capabilities would not only be of huge value to the scientific community in the southern African region, but would also help in addressing the challenges of health care provision, water resources, agricultural mapping, and urban planning and communications. The South African Space Agency would help develop a formal space programme over the next five years, Pandor said. It will promote research in the areas of astronomy, earth observation, communications, navigation and space physics, while growing scientific, engineering and technological competencies through human capital development and outreach programmes.Boosting South Africa’s international profile The agency will also promote cooperation on space-related projects between South Africa and the international community, with an eye to fast-tracking South Africa’s role in international space activities. At Thursday’s launch, Sansa signed memorandums of understanding relating to data access with Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research and the China Centre for Resources Satellite Data and Application. According to the International Astronautical Federation, there are about 74 companies that trade in the aerospace and defence sector in South Africa. The federation will hold its 62nd International Astronautical Congress in Cape Town in October 2011 – the first time the event will take place on African soil. In September, the South African Astronomical Observatory in Cape Town was chosen to host the International Astronomical Union’s Office for Astronomy Development, which will play a key role in taking astronomy to the developing world. South Africa beat about 20 countries in its bid to host the office, which will play a central role in coordinating and managing International Astronomical Union educational activities, as well as in recruiting and mobilising volunteers. SAinfo reporter and BuaNewslast_img read more


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first_imgNight curfew was lifted and Internet services resumed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bhaderwah valley on Thursday after nine days, officials said. Curfew was imposed in Bhaderwah valley of Doda district on May 16 following violent protests by members of a community against the killing of a person in firing under suspicious circumstances. Internet services on mobile phones started functioning on Friday evening after remaining suspended for nine days. Bhaderwah Tehsildar Zeeshan Tahir said the services were suspended as mobile Internet was misused in the past by miscreants to foment trouble in the valley.last_img


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first_imgAPTN National NewsAlberta’s Wildrose Party is holding onto a polling lead as the province heads into an election next week.After 40 years in power, it seems that the Progressive Conservative-hold on Canada’s largest economy is slipping.APTN National News reporter Noemi LoPinto has more on what to expect if the Wildrose Party takes the legislature.last_img


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OSU co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Luke Fickell walks out of the Buckeyes’ locker room before a game against Maryland on Nov. 12. Credit: Alexa Mavrogianis | Photo EditorWhen Urban Meyer was hired as Ohio State’s head coach at the end of the 2011 season, many saw the possibility for a dynasty. Meyer’s MO had been his ability to implement a high-octane, prolific offense to whichever program he was coaching. He is one of a few coaches that reshaped the offensive landscape of college football, primarily switching to a spread from a pro-style offense. Since the OSU football program’s earliest days, the Buckeyes have been viewed as a team that excels on the defensive end. Since 2002, when Luke Fickell joined the OSU staff, the characterization of a tough, blue-collar defense stood out in the program’s seven Big Ten championships, four national championship berths and two national titles. The offensive firepower of an Urban Meyer offense combined with the traditionally stout Buckeyes’ defense was a formula many thought would put OSU in the running for a national championship every season. But Meyer came close to making his own recipe.During Meyer’s first two years at the helm for OSU, the Buckeye defense wasn’t the same. After 24 consecutive victories, OSU dropped the Big Ten Championship game to Michigan State and the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl to Clemson. OSU allowed an average of 377 passing yards over the last three games. The Scarlet and Gray ranked 118th out of 125 teams in passing defense.“I did not want to keep (Luke Fickell) when I got here,” Meyer said. “We weren’t very good on defense for a couple years and that stressed things out just a touch around here.”Fickell served as interim head coach before Meyer arrived in Columbus in 2011, going 6-7. Fickell was retained by Meyer as co-defensive coordinator, sharing the duties with Everett Withers, who also coached safeties. After coming within earshot of playing for a national title in 2013, it was clear to Meyer that a change had to be made on defense.In 2014, Fickell was the one who stayed and Withers took another job while current Rutgers head coach Chris Ash was hired by Meyer to replace Withers. The Buckeyes’ secondary underwent a complete overhaul, improving to 15th in passing defense and picking off 25 passes on its way to a national championship. Fickell, in charge of the linebackers, transformed Darron Lee into a freshman All-American after switching from safety.Fickell has produced 12 NFL draft picks so far in his coaching career, as well as dominated the state of Ohio in recruiting — a couple reasons why the University of Cincinnati hired him as its next head coach.“You do not have to be on the best terms at all times,” Fickell said. “Sometimes discomfort breeds growth. To push somebody deep down inside, you gotta know it’s for a reason. That’s the thing I can say, at times, we’ve had these discussions before we’ve had tough times. That’s a part of the game and what you really do is step back and able to realize how much you respect him because of it.”In the midst of preparing for OSU’s national semifinal bout against Clemson on Dec. 31 in Glendale, Arizona, Fickell accepted an offer from Cincinnati to become the Bearcats next head football coach. The long-tenured Ohioan — the one who played for St. Francis DeSales High School in Columbus, played for John Cooper for four years and coached under Jim Tressel — now will attempt to create his own legacy in the same state that he has built his career.A career that Fickell said wouldn’t be anything without his wife, Amy, and their six children.“Sometimes you take advantage of the people you love the most,” he said. “My family understands that. My wife understands that, my kids understand that, I hope, to some extent. For right now, those are the things that suffer the most. I couldn’t do that without a great wife.”Defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Luke Fickell celebrates with junior cornerback Doran Grant (12) following an interception during a game against Purdue Nov. 2, 2013 at Ross-Ade Stadium. OSU won, 56-0.Credit: Lantern File PhotoIf Fickell had left after 2013 for another job, he said that it wouldn’t have felt right not leaving on a high note. When former OSU offensive coordinator Tom Herman was hired at Houston during preparation for the College Football Playoff in 2014, he chose to coach throughout the playoff with the Buckeyes. Fickell will do the same this year, preparing for the CFP semifinal against the No. 2 Clemson Tigers (12-1), while trying to balance his position at Cincinnati.“I told them even when I was introduced down at Cincinnati, I wanted to look at every kid and make them realize why I’m doing what I’m doing,” Fickell said. “I’m doing what I’m doing because we started something and I would never start something without finishing it.”One of the players that Fickell has impacted the most is junior linebacker Raekwon McMillan. A five-star recruit from Hinesville, Georgia, that Fickell recruited, McMillan said the best quality about Fickell is his trust in his coaching, sticking with one defensive philosophy since McMillan’s freshman year in 2014.McMillan was an impact player on the national championship team and soon will be another member of Fickell’s linebackers in the NFL. In his time at OSU, Fickell said he hasn’t seen a player that means more to a unit than McMillan.“He’s been able to guide me through all my blessings I’ve been given here at Ohio State and put me in the position I’m in today,” McMillan said. “Through the ups and downs, he stayed on my side, and even the guys beside me, nurtured us and have us become men.”In his last days as a an assistant coach at OSU, Fickell is facing one of his most difficult tasks yet as a defensive coach. Clemson averages 505.5 yards per game on offense, led by Heisman Trophy finalist Deshaun Watson.In 2014, when Clemson put up 40 points and over 500 yards against the Buckeyes, some thought that result would spell the end for Fickell’s time in Columbus. Since then, Fickell has turned into one of Meyer’s most trusted colleagues the past three seasons.“One of the greatest things I’ve ever done was keep Luke Fickell,” Meyer said. “He’s a loyal, good man and a very good friend of mine. We’ll be very close for a long time.” read more