Mathilde Blais Tetreault claims first with Fedor in Intermediate-II CDI3*

first_img Horse Sport Enews Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! SIGN UP We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. Email* Week three of the 2021 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) concluded on Sunday, January 31, with victory for the USA’s Guenter Seidel and Equirelle in the Grand Prix Freestyle CDI4*, presented by U.S. P.R.E. Association.In their first freestyle performance together, Seidel and Leatherdale Farms and Louise Leatherdale’s 2009 KWPN mare by Florett AS earned a 75.830% from judges to top the class.“It was our first freestyle,” he began, “so I was a little conservative and kept everything fairly easy. Our floor plan was fairly easy. She’s a very hot horse and has had her issues in the ring, so I wanted to use this test to give her some confidence out there. The more it went along the more secure she seemed to get, and she was really fun to ride. Most of the test was very pleasing. I know there’s quality in there, but sometimes that’s hard to show because she can get tight or scared, but it was nice to see that she is learning how to hold it together. It was not easy for her with the wind, but I was very happy with her.”Seidel rode the mare to a freestyle he used with a previous horse, but noted his method for getting Equirelle more experience before they dive into creating a freestyle of their own. “The music is from a horse I’ve ridden before,” he explained. “I figured I’d get her feet wet in the freestyle before I created an entirely new one. I really like the music so it works well with her for now.”The partnership is only a few years old, and Seidel explained that his current plan with the mare is to help her gain experience throughout the remainder of the AGDF circuit. “I’ve had her for a couple of years,” he said, “and she is a very generous horse. She doesn’t want to make mistakes, but she gets hot. I think it takes time to get into a successful partnership with a horse like that at this level, but I feel like she will be a very good horse in a few years. I am going to use the shows here to get her seasoned and get her more confident in the ring. If it backfires and she starts to get nervous I will back off, but if she keeps going like this, we will keep competing.”Judge at C, Anne Prain (FRA), praised Seidel’s plan with his mount and was impressed with the pair’s freestyle execution. She commented, “It was the first time I’ve had the pleasure of judging Guenter, and I like the way he speaks about his plan for the horse. It’s good to hear him explain that he kept his freestyle on the simple side to prepare his horse, and it’s what we judges expect. We don’t always expect the most complicated freestyle, because the horses can become over-ridden, so I think it’s much better for the horse to have something simple, but with a nice flow. To get 75% is not so easy, and his horse has a good quality about her.”Janne Rumbough from U.S. P.R.E. Association commented on the week saying, “We usually have a big week with the U.S. P.R.E. horses here. We showcase a lot of horses and show their ability and talent, and unfortunately because of COVID we couldn’t do that showcase this year. However, we were happy to be able to still show off a couple of the horses and were happy to see some of them competing here this week. We are thrilled to sponsor AGDF again this year, and we will look forward to continuing with that and hopefully we can showcase the U.S. P.R.E. in years to come.”Canada’s Lindsay Kellock rode to second place with Sebastien. ©SusanJStickleCanada’s Lindsay Kellock rode to second place with Sebastien, Kellock and Enterprise Farm Equestrian LLC’s 2006 Rhinelander gelding by Sandro Hit, earning 74.575%, while Michael Klimke (GER) claimed third place on Harmony’s Diablo, Harmony Sporthorses’ 2010 Hanoverian gelding by Desparados, with 73.850%.Earlier in the day, Jodie Kelly-Baxley (USA) rode her own Grayton Beach to their second victory of the week, this time in the FEI Intermediate-I CDI1*. Baxley and the 2011 KWPN gelding by Negro earned a 72.471% for their efforts. Second place went to Steffen Peters (USA) and Boreas FRF, a 2012 Oldenburg stallion by Bordeaux owned by Five Rings Farm, with a 71.471%. Third place was awarded to Taylor Rowsey (USA) piloting Demetrios, a 2012 Rheinlander gelding by Diamond Hit, with a 71.118%.In the FEI Intermediate-II CDI3*, Canada’s Mathilde Blais Tetreault claimed first with Fedor, a 2009 KWPN gelding by Jazz, with a 66.647%. Second place went to Allison Kavey (USA) and Andrea Woodner’s Citha’s Utopia, a 2007 KWPN mare by Dayano, earning 61.500%.Cesar Parra (USA) and Mr. Bumblebee achieved another win this week in the FEI Intermediate-I Freestyle CDI3*. Parra and the 2008 Danish Warmblood gelding by Sting owned by Equiventure LLC and John and Karen Blank concluded with a 75.600% from judges. Second place was captured by Michael Klimke (GER) and Harmony’s Astro, Harmony Sporthorses’ 2013 Hanoverian gelding by Astrix, achieving a 69.775%. Third place was rounded out by Germany’s Sarah Stanuschewski and Aristo, European Equestrian Transfer Group’s 2005 KWPN gelding by Olivi, with a 67.960%.The FEI Grand Prix Freestyle CDI3*, presented by Horseware Ireland awarded top honors to Jan Ebeling (USA) and Indeed, Vantage Equestrian Group LI, LLC’s 2008 Danish Warmblood mare by Gorklintgards Indeera, with a 72.550%. Second place went to Nora Batchelder (USA) and Sally Seaver’s 2003 American Warmblood mare, W Gangster Girl, by Sieger, earning a 70.525%. Cedar Potts-Warner (USA) took third place riding JP Orion, Jp Giacomini’s 2005 Andalusian gelding by Hipogrifo, with a 67.170%.In the Future Challenge/Young Horse Prix St. Georges Series, Michael Klimke (GER) piloted Uwe Kappel’s 2012 Westphalian mare by Den Haag 12, Domino 957, to victory, earning a 75.367%. Second place honors went to Christoph Koschel (GER) on Imposant, a 2013 KWPN gelding by Krack C, owned by Holga Finken, with 73.749%. Third place went to Karen Lipp (USA) and her own 2013 KWPN gelding by Dream Boy, Infinity, with 73.382%. The top two in the FEI Prix St. Georges Future Challenge Series classes qualify and are invited to the Final during AGDF 12.In the Lövsta Future Challenge/Young Horse Grand Prix Series, Koschel and Delmonte 7, a 2011 Oldenburg stallion by Destano owned by Koschel Dressage GmbH, dominated with a 75.367%. Second place honors went to Alice Tarjan (USA) and her own Serenade MF, a 2013 Hanoverian mare by Sir Donnerhall, with 73.897%. The winner of each week’s qualifying class is also invited to the Final during AGDF 12.Competition at AGDF will resume with AGDF 5 on February 10-14. Competition highlights will include Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle CDI-W, Grand Prix and Grand Prix Special presented by CabanaCoast, Small Tour CDI3*, and Small Tour CDI1*, as well as national competition. For more information and to see a full list of results, visit www.globaldressagefestival.com.Final Results: FEI Grand Prix CDI4* Freestyle, presented by U.S. P.R.E. Association:1. Guenter Seidel (USA) on Equirelle, Leatherdale Farms and Louise Leatherdale’s 2009 KWPN mare by Florett AS: 75.825, 78.100, 74.775, 73.175, 77.275; 75.830%2. Lindsay Kellock (CAN) on Sebastien, Lindsay Kellock and Enterprise Farm Equestrian LLC.’s 2006 Rhinelander gelding by Sandro Hit: 74.700, 74.125, 75.575, 74.125, 74.350; 74.575%3. Michael Klimke (GER) on Harmony’s Diablo, Harmony Sporthorses’ 2010 Hannoverian gelding by Desparados: 71.650, 74.800, 75.075, 72.050, 75.675; 73.850%4. Christoph Koschel (GER) on Eaton Unitechno, Unitechno, Inc.’s 2009 KWPN gelding by Wynton: 69.250, 71.525, 69.450, 72.200, 75.650; 71.615%5. Joanne Vaughn (GEO) on Al Martino 10, Joanne Vaughn’s 2004 Holsteiner gelding by Almoretto: 64.600, 68.225, 67.875, 66.200, 65.175; 66.415% Tags: Dressage, Mathilde Blais Tetreault, Lindsay Kellock, AGDF 3, Sebastien, Fedor, Guenter Seidel, Equirelle, More from News:MARS Bromont CCI Announces Requirements For US-Based RidersThe first set of requirements to allow American athletes and support teams to enter Canada for the June 2-6 competition have been released.Canadian Eventer Jessica Phoenix Reaches the 100 CCI4*-S MarkPhoenix achieved the milestone while riding Pavarotti at the inaugural 2021 CCI4*-S at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.Tribunal Satisfied That Kocher Made Prolonged Use of Electric SpursAs well as horse abuse, the US rider is found to have brought the sport into disrepute and committed criminal acts under Swiss law.Washington International Horse Show Returns to TryonTIEC will again provide the venue for the WIHS Oct. 26-31 with a full schedule of hunter, jumper and equitation classes.last_img read more

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Australian Navy Cadets Educate about Life at Sea

first_img View post tag: sea Australian Navy Cadets Educate about Life at Sea Staff and cadets from Australian Navy Cadet units Australia, Hawkesbury and Sirius joined HMAS Melbourne in December for a day of fun and education about life at sea.The aim of the day was to provide an experience of a warship environment and let the cadets participate in activities to give insight into a career in the Royal Australian Navy.Cadets were divided into small groups and were involved in door and hatch entries for fire fighting as well as small arms demonstrations, breathing apparatus and fire suit demonstrations, chart work, sextant and range finding tasks, flags and flashing light.Cadets and staff also had morning tea and lunch with the ship’s crew and the opportunity to ask questions about life and jobs at sea.Commanding Officer Melbourne, Commander William Waters, said it was imperative that the visitors were able to get involved.“I’m glad the cadets were able to take away so much from the practical displays and activities, as well as the really positive communication with the crew; many of who volunteered to be available on their weekend for the visit.”Cadet Leading Seaman Daphne Christodoulou from Training Ship Sirius said the experience had opened her eyes to what a career in the Navy could entail.“The visit gave a really good insight into life on the water. I am seriously focussing in on my career choices now,” she said.Royal Australian Navy Captain Mona Shindy, a staff member with New Training Ship Australia, said that the team from Melbourne were highly professional and really left the kids with an excellent impression of the Navy.“They were generous with their time and advice, giving the cadets valuable insights into potential careers and the nature of life at sea. This kind of thing makes a big difference to the cadets. It activates imaginations and inspires young adults,” she said.So what was the best acvtivity – the cadets found it impossible to choose.“It was a great fun experience. I learnt a lot of useful things,” said Seaman Housni Dannaoui from New Training Ship Australia.Melbourne’s visit liaison officer Sub Lieutenant Andrew McQueen said he also really enjoyed the interaction and mentoring aspect, identifying the cadet question of the day as being,”If we are all stuck in the middle of the ocean, which rank do we eat first?”With a many positive comments from all involved, it’s likely that visits to other ships will be on the cards.Press Release View post tag: about Training & Education View post tag: life View post tag: Cadets View post tag: Australiancenter_img View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Educate View post tag: Navy Back to overview,Home naval-today Australian Navy Cadets Educate about Life at Sea January 13, 2015 Share this articlelast_img read more

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OCPD Weekly Activity Report April 16 – 22

first_imgOcean City Public Safety Building Calls for Service: 597 Daily Average: 85April 16, 2017: SundayCalls for service: 67Vehicle Stops: 14 Accidents: 0 Property Checks: 32 Alarms: 4 – The Police Department assisted with 10 Fire and 10 EMS callsApril 17, 2017: MondayCalls for service: 95 Vehicle Stops: 16 Accidents: 1 Property Checks: 40 Alarms: 2- The Police Department assisted with 8 Fire and 16 EMS calls- Vehicle accident, 55th St. & West Ave., at 1:29pm- Criminal mischief, 800 block Pennlyn Pl., at 11:57pmApril 18, 2017: TuesdayCalls for service: 75Vehicle Stops: 26 Accidents: 1 Property Checks: 20 Alarms: 1 – The Police Department assisted with 3 fire and 5 EMS calls – CDS, Route 52, one in custody, at 7:56am – Vehicle accident, 1000 block Simpson Ave., at 10:48am – Warrant, 800 block Central Ave., one in custody, at 8:13pmApril 19, 2017: WednesdayCalls for service: 98Vehicle Stops: 23 Accidents: 0 Property Checks: 40 Alarms: 1 – The Police Department assisted with 2 fire and 6 EMS calls – Domestic violence, W. 17th St., at 8:03pm – Fight, 800 block Haven Ave., at 9:10pmApril 20, 2017: ThursdayCalls for service: 103Vehicle Stops: 23 Accidents: 1 Property Checks: 49 Alarms: 3 – The Police Department assisted with 7 fire and 7 EMS calls – Warrant, 400 block West Ave., one in custody, at 8:24am – Warrant, 1400 block West Ave., one in custody, at 10:10am – Vehicle accident, 300 block Wesley Ave., at 3:58pmApril 21, 2017: FridayCalls for service: 81 VehicleStops: 20 Accidents: 0 Property Checks: 28 Alarms: 5 – The Police Department assisted with 4 fire and 8 EMS calls – Verbal dispute, 700 block 8th St., at 7:17amApril 22, 2017: SaturdayCalls for service: 77Vehicle Stops: 19 Accidents: 1 Property Checks: 34 Alarms: 3 – The Police Department assisted with 4 fire and 7 EMS calls – Vehicle accident, 200 block 9th St, at 3:12pmPUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS:- Just a reminder that it is a violation of a City Ordinance to have dogs on the boardwalk anytime during the year. - Bicycle riders must obey all vehicle laws similar to that of a vehicle. They must stop at stop signs, traffic lights and ride with the flow of traffic. Bicycle riders are not pedestrians and do not have the same right of way as a pedestrian when crossing the street at an intersection. - When traveling on Route 52, remember that New Jersey State Law requires vehicles to KEEP RIGHT and pass left. The speed limit is 45 mph for the causeway.last_img read more

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South Jersey Quilters Provide “Honor and Comfort”

first_imgAir Force veteran John Watson, of North Cape May, is moved when he receives a Quilt of Valor from the South Jersey Quilts of Valor Foundation at the Seaville Fire House while accompanied by his family and foundation members. By Maddy VitaleJohn Watson thought he was going to a party with his stepdaughter, Ashley Hennessey.Instead, he was moved to tears by a gesture by Ashley, and by the work of members of the South Jersey Quilts of Valor Foundation, when he walked into the Seaville Fire House on Saturday afternoon.The retired Air Force staff sergeant was greeted by about 60 quilters who joined together for National Sew Day to stitch quilts for members of the military and to present some quilts to veterans.The motto is, “Quilting to Honor and Comfort.”Quilters who filled the room applauded as Kathy Tweed, a longtime member of the organization, presented Watson with his quilt.“This is memorable. Thank you,” Watson said, wiping away tears.Then he added, “I’d serve again. I’d do it again.”His wife, Angel, and stepdaughters, Ashley and Abigail Hennessey, were also by his side during the moving ceremony.Quilters work to create vibrant quilts for veterans.The quilts are given to veterans who are nominated as a way of honoring and comforting military men and women “touched by war.”Ashley Hennessey said she nominated her stepfather because he believes in the military.“I know how important it is to him that he served us, and I am very proud of what he did for us and for the country,” Hennessey explained.Retired Army Corporal Bill Giambatista, 83, of Egg Harbor Township, who served in the Korean War, also received a quilt Saturday.His wife, Gini, stood by his side as he received the honor, which was wrapped around him.Gini and Bill Giambatista, a retired Army corporal, pose with a quilt he received moments before.Giambatista was nominated for the quilt by some members of his community, he said.“I’m overwhelmed by the work that was put into my quilt and by the work put into all of the quilts,” he said.His wife was so pleased, she joined the foundation. “I’m so excited about being a part of this,” Gini Giambatista said.Some quilters worked steadily through the day on quilts after just receiving ones themselves recently.Navy veteran Diana Easterday, of Mays Landing, was presented with a quilt last November.She and Liz Barrett, of Upper Township, who is a leading member of the local Quilts of Valor Foundation, sat together, chatted and sewed some vibrant pieces they put together to one day be given to a service man or woman to honor them and show them gratitude.Easterday said she enjoys quilting to give back and let others in the military know how much their sacrifice means to them.Liz Barret, left, of Upper Township, and Navy veteran, Diana Easterday, of Mays Landing, display their work.On average, the foundation members make about 100 quilts a year that are presented to veterans around South Jersey.Barrett, Ruth Ann Bosworth, and Crystal Smith have been instrumental in the foundation, members said.The organization grew over the last decade. It started out in a basement with a few people, which included Barrett, and has grown into what it is today, with about 100 active members.“This is a phenomenal day here, and all around the country,” Bosworth said of National Sew Day, as she looked around the packed room of quilters and veterans. “These quilts are made with love and honor for our veterans.”Like Ashley Hennessey and the Giambatista’s community, the foundation receives nominations through family members, organizations, clubs and churches.Presentations are done at homes and at facilities, including council chambers, VFW and American Legion posts, and other places to accommodate the veterans.Barrett said she has presented quite a few quilts over the years in Ocean City, Sea Isle City and other communities throughout South Jersey.“I have done so many,” she said. “I love it. I can’t tell you enough how rewarding this is.”A member of the Quilts of Valor presented U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Joanne Schultze with a Quilt of Valor in June during a ceremony at Ocean City’s American Legion Post 524. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Bobby Raditz with his wife Erika and their daughter, Emma, wrap themselves up in a Quilt of Valor at the Ocean City American Legion Post 524.In September, a quilt was given to Marine Corps Lance Corporal Bobby Raditz at American Legion Post 524.Last month, Barrett awarded Vietnam veteran Ronald DelOrefice with a quilt during a Sea Isle City Council meeting.Barrett, Bosworth and Smith split up some of the work of creating the quilting kits for the foundation.“We make up the kits and bring them to the work sessions. The fabric is cut and the gals piece them together to make the quilt tops,” Barrett explained.Smith has an important job of putting it all together. She said there are others in the foundation who also do it so she can’t take all of the credit.“I sew the sandwich together,” she said with a laugh as she described the quilt top and bottom and stuffing in between.Quilts of Valor member Ruth Ann Bosworth is one of the leaders of the foundation.Some of the quilters like to make their creations on the newest sewing machines, while others stick to the tried and true.Kathy Tweed, of Cape May Court House, said her family members have served in the military dating back to the Revolutionary War.She likes to do some things the old-fashioned way. She uses a 1940s sewing machine, once belonging to her mother-in-law, to create quilt pieces.“I have been a quilter for a long time. The foundation has a very special meaning to me,” Tweed said. “My husband was a Vietnam veteran. I have a great appreciation for the people who have served.”As of June 2017, the national organization, the Quilts of Valor Foundation, had awarded more than 161,400 quilts.For more information about the Quilts of Valor Foundation visit www.qovf.org/state-coordinators/new-jersey/. You may also find out information on the South Jersey Quilts of Valor on the chapter’s Facebook page.last_img read more

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Press release: Marketing bosses landed with six-year disqualifications

first_img act as a director of a company take part, directly or indirectly, in the promotion, formation or management of a company or limited liability partnership be a receiver of a company’s property Press Office The Insolvency Service will not hesitate to investigate and seek to disqualify directors who have caused a company to loan or pay monies to connected parties rather than to the benefit of either the company or its creditors. With offices in London and Sheffield, White Space Communications Ltd was incorporated in September 2000, providing web design and marketing services.Jeffrey Alexander Roberts (65) and Anthony John Samuel Barry (56) were both appointed directors of the agency in 2013.Two years after their appointment, however, the company went into administration in April 2015 and just under a year later, entered into liquidation in January 2016 owing at least £364,000 to creditors.This triggered an investigation into the company’s affairs by the Insolvency Service and investigators found that from May 2014, the two directors caused or allowed White Space to make £831,000 worth of payments or loans to companies they had connections with.The directors failed to provide any explanation or valid commercial reason to investigators for the loans and the monies paid were unrecoverable, which meant creditors who were owed money in the liquidation lost out.Jeffrey Roberts and Anthony Barry have now given disqualification undertakings to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy having accepted they breached their fiduciary duties.The bans prevent them from becoming directly or indirectly involved in the promotion, formation or management of a company for six years. Jeffrey’s disqualification was made effective from 6 November 2018, while Anthony Barry’s ban came into affect on 19 November 2018.Martin Gitner, Deputy Head, Insolvent Investigations, part of the Insolvency Service said: A disqualification order has the effect that without specific permission of a court, a person with a disqualification cannot: They were both appointed as directors on 12 June 2013. In the period between 12 June 2013 and 22 May 2014 loans of £554,492 were recorded as having been made to companies connected to them and these companies were debtors of White Space in the sum of £554,492. During the period 22 May 2014 and 15 April 2015, further net payments of £178,662 were made to the connected companies with the sum being shown in the accounting records as owed to White Space at liquidation increasing to £831,394. From 22 May 2014 onwards returns totaling at least £184,636 were submitted in respect of Value Added Tax (“VAT”). In the same period, payments of £55,000 were made in respect of VAT, such that tax authorities submitted a claim for VAT totaling £183,152 (including surcharges) at liquidation. Sums outstanding in respect of Pay As You Earn/National Insurance Contributions increased from £212 due following month 5 of the 2014/2015 tax year (05/09/2014), to £106,369 being claimed by tax authorities at liquidation. Creditors outstanding at liquidation totaled at least £364,246 while loans outstanding from companies connected to the directors totaled £831,394 and were unrecoverable. The directors failed to provide any explanation or valid commercial reason for the loans. Disqualification undertakings are the administrative equivalent of a disqualification order but do not involve court proceedings. Further information on director disqualifications and restrictions can be found here.The Insolvency Service administers the insolvency regime, investigating all compulsory liquidations and individual insolvencies (bankruptcies) through the Official Receiver to establish why they became insolvent. It may also use powers under the Companies Act 1985 to conduct confidential fact-finding investigations into the activities of live limited companies in the UK. In addition, the agency authorises and regulates the insolvency profession, deals with disqualification of directors in corporate failures, assesses and pays statutory entitlement to redundancy payments when an employer cannot or will not pay employees, provides banking and investment services for bankruptcy and liquidation estate funds and advises ministers and other government departments on insolvency law and practice.Further information about the work of the Insolvency Service, and how to complain about financial misconduct, is available.Contact Press OfficeMedia enquiries for this press release – 020 7637 6498 Email [email protected]center_img Office currently closed during the coronavirus pandemic. Media Manager 0303 003 1743 Notes to editorsMr Roberts, date of birth is October 1953 and resides in Lorgues, France.Mr Barry, date of birth is December 1961 and resides in London.The Company went into administration on 14 April 2015 and Creditors Voluntary Liquidation on 27 January 2016 with an estimated deficiency of £401,239.Matters of unfitness, which Mr Roberts and Mr Barry did not dispute, were that from 22 May 2014, they breached their fiduciary duties in that they caused or allowed White Space Communications Limited (“White Space”) to make payments or loans to connected companies, which were to the risk and ultimate detriment of creditors accrued from that point: This service is for journalists only. For any other queries, please contact the Insolvency Enquiry Line.For all media enquiries outside normal working hours, please contact the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Press Office on 020 7215 1000. 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NI’s first bakery academy

first_imgBakery firm Genesis Crafty has set up the first bakery academy in Northern Ireland.In a bid to “develop the next generation of talented bakers”, Genesis Crafty has established a bakery academy at the company’s bakery in Magherafelt. It aims to recruit its first batch of students over the next few months, so that training can start in September.Genesis Crafty, run by six baking brothers, is a supplier of morning goods and cakes to UK retailers including Marks & Spencer, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Asda.The company has teamed up with the College of Food, Agriculture and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) in Loughry, Cookstown, Co Tyrone to develop a relevant curriculum and deliver relevant training programme modules.The vast majority of the year-long course will be delivered at the bakery in Magherafelt, and will provide successful students with an industry-recognized qualification, an FDQ Level 2 Diploma.The course will cover all aspects of baking within a successful bakery including hot plate baking, operation of automated machinery, handling ingredients, and health, hygiene & safety requirements.Brian McElroy, the company’s HR manager, said: “It’s a response to the growing difficulty being experienced in bakery and other sectors in finding qualified bakers, and so we’ve decided to develop our own.“Our focus is on baking everything we offer our customers in a truly artisanal way, creating the very best taste and texture.”last_img read more

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Man Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Teen In Jamestown

first_imgJAMESTOWN – An 18-year-old is facing charges after allegedly stabbing a teen during an incident in Jamestown Sunday.Jamestown Police say Tyler Hough, 18, was allegedly involved in an altercation in the area of W. 4th Street just before 10 p.m. Sunday.Police say a 16-year-old was stabbed in the leg. The teen was taken to UPMC Chautauqua Hospital for treatment. Police say the teen suffered non-life threatening injuries.Officers say Hough was taken into custody with help from the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office a short time following the stabbing. He is charged with second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child.Police said Hough was held in city jail pending arraignment in the case. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Argentine Military Offers Humanitarian Aid to La Plata Flood Victims

first_img BUENOS AIRES — Nearly a month after a deadly storm hit La Plata, the capital of Buenos Aires province, Argentina’s Armed Forces are still involved in a massive humanitarian effort to assist the survivors. The flood, which devastated parts of Argentina on April 2, left 52 dead and disrupted the lives of another 350,000, according to official figures — roughly one-third the city’s population. More than 1,200 Army soldiers have been mobilized to distribute food, provide transport, remove debris and evacuate personnel, said the Argentine Ministry of Defense. The effort has involved 50 trucks, 16 dump trucks, 15 Unimog multi-purpose vehicles, two buses and four ambulances, as well as mechanical shovels from the Army and the Air Force. Troops participating in this effort belong to the 1st Armored Brigade Command, the Mechanical Infantry Regiment, the Armored Cavalry Exploration Squadron, the 8th Tank Cavalry Regiment and the Communications Group 601, among other military units. “Several thousand hot-food rations have been offered in different evacuation centers, as well as drinking water,” the Defense Ministry said in a public statement. Arana and City Bell garrisons are still receiving donations from all over the country and distributing emergency supplies to those in need. In the City Bell neighborhood, Army personnel work at three warehouses receiving and sorting food, bottled water and other materials, which are then transferred to the main distribution points by trucks. Teams of engineers and scientists assist the soldiers, with the 601st Engineering Battalion carrying out water purification and distribution. In turn, the Arana Regiment helps wash and dry clothes for people affected by the flood. “To that end, [the military] put into operation two laundry machines, with a capacity of more than 30 kilograms each, two industrial dryers, and 20 ironing boards,” the Army said. Joint security operation Buenos Aires State Police [Policía Bonaerense], the Argentine Naval Prefecture and the Argentine National Gendarmerie are also assisting victims of the tragedy in La Plata. Ricardo Casal, security minister of the Province of Buenos Aires, said a special joint security operation has been launched in the most affected areas to maintain order at night. “More than 400 policemen are been deployed in Los Hornos, Villa Elvira, San Carlos and Tolosa neighborhoods,” Casal told local media. He said the stepped-up police presence is key to preventing looting. On April 2, the day of the flood, about 100 people looted a local supermarket. The torment that hit La Plata was one of the most violent in Argentine history. Between 300 and 400 millimeters of rain fell over the course of three hours, according to authorities. A preliminary report by the municipal government said the flood damaged 58,000 properties, or one-fourth of all buildings in the city. Of that total, 55,761 were households and the remaining 2,846 shops and garages. Daniel Scioli, governor of Buenos Aires province, said the situation is unprecedented. “We’ve never seen anything like this,” Scioli said. “People were taken by surprise, and some didn’t have time to escape this deadly trap.” By Dialogo April 29, 2013last_img read more

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Mikel Arteta’s superb reaction to Mesut Ozil’s goal for Arsenal in Newcastle win

first_img Arsenal 4-0 Newcastle: Mikel Arteta press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:05FullscreenArsenal 4-0 Newcastle: Mikel Arteta press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/arsenal-4-0-newcastle-mikel-arteta-press-conference-2112002/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘Bukayo Saka is doing really well,’ he added. ‘He keeps his head down and wants to learn. He’s performing like a senior player.‘Dani Ceballos is a good example. He was injured and when he started to train I didn’t think he was fit enough.‘He completely changed his behaviour and trained like an animal. I thought he was the best player on the pitch.’MORE: Tony Cascarino tells Mikel Arteta his biggest problem at Arsenal after Newcastle United thrashingMORE: Arsenal legend Ian Wright makes his prediction for Chelsea v Manchester United Advertisement Coral BarryMonday 17 Feb 2020 8:13 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link6.9kShares Mikel Arteta’s superb reaction to Mesut Ozil’s goal for Arsenal in Newcastle win Ozil ended a long scoring drought against Newcastle (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta was clearly impressed with Mesut Ozil’s goal against Newcastle as cameras picked up his superb reaction.Arsenal thrashed Newcastle 4-0 at the Emirates with a flurry of goals coming in the final ten minutes.Ozil grabbed Arsenal’s third in the 90th minute by finishing off a flowing move – his first goal for Arsenal in ten months.Arteta has repeatedly praised the efforts of Ozil since taking charge at Arsenal after the German struggled for consistency under previous manager Unai Emery.ADVERTISEMENTThe Arsenal boss was left swooning over Ozil’s finish, as TV cameras switched to the touchline after the goal.AdvertisementAdvertisement Comment Mikel Arteta’s reaction to Mesut Ozil’s goal 🤣 pic.twitter.com/0NSEFSMhne— Football Daily (@footballdaily) February 16, 2020 Ozil himself was buzzing after the game, saying on Twitter: ‘Great team win for the Arsenal. We showed why we’re definitely on the right path.’The playmaker wasn’t the only Arsenal player to find their groove against Newcastle, with Alexandre Lacazette scoring his first goal since December and Dani Ceballos impressing in his first league start under Arteta.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityBukayo Saka, 18, also stood out in the game and Arteta was full of praise for his resurgent stars.‘The message is clear. Whoever trains like they do and has the abilities to play like he did has a chance to play,’ Arteta explained.‘Laca has been playing all the games and hasn’t scored. I told him the decision and he accepted it. I told him he would come on and score, he did and I’m so pleased. Advertisementlast_img read more

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​Danish pension funds can weather big price falls, says FSA

first_imgDespite suffering major investment losses at the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, pension funds in Denmark are now well-capitalised enough to handle serious price falls in both equities and bonds, according to the financial regulator.In its latest risk report, the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finanstilsynet) said pension companies and their customers had been hit by major share price losses at the beginning of the pandemic, denting solvency levels for providers with guaranteed products – as well hitting the value of customer savings in non-guaranteed products.“However, on the basis of current statements, the pension companies are generally considered well-capitalised and can withstand even large price declines on their equity portfolios and their bond portfolios,” the FSA said.The Danish economy, like that of the rest of the world, was severely affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, the FSA said, but said both credit institutions and insurance and pension companies had entered the crisis with sound capital bases. But the watchdog warned about falling property prices and flagged up a new monitoring exercise it would conduct in this regard.Property prices in Denmark had been rising for several years as a result of the general economic growth and the marked fall in interest rates, it said.“However, as a result of COVID-19 crisis, there is now a prospect of general but likely limited price declines in the real estate market, with significant downside risks – because a deep and long-lasting recession can lead to significant falls in property prices,” it said.Given the large market fluctuations during the pandemic crisis, the authority said it would carry out a survey this year of pension firms’ property portfolio valuations.The FSA has announced a broader investigation into the pension sector’s ongoing valuation of all alternative investments.In the risk report, the FSA also said there was increased uncertainty about the consequences of rising European debt levels to alleviate the effects of the crisis – and that this in turn ramped up uncertainty over the direction interest rates would take in the next few years.Overall, however, the FSA said the assessment was that interest rates were very likely to remain very low for a long period.“The low level of interest rates affects pension companies and their customers through several channels,” it said, citing the difficulty it presented for firms’ in honouring high guarantees on average interest-rate products – and the switching to market-rate products which had consequently been offered by many providers.“The Danish Financial Supervisory Authority will continue to focus on consumer protection in market-rate products, including in relation to the characteristics of products, risk management in a low interest rate environment, and communication with customers, based on a thematic study on market-rate products,” the agency said.In January, the agency criticised pension providers for failing to give customers adequate information about the risks they are exposed to with market-rate pensions.Looking for IPE’s latest magazine? Read the digital edition here.last_img read more

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