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Parents can get school alerts to their phone

first_imgA new system is in place to alert parents of school children when there is an emergency situation or problem at a North Peace school.Jarrod Bell is the Principal of Technology for School District 60. He says parents and residents who sign up can receive alerts via their cell phone and/or email. Parents can also follow the alerts on the RSS feed or on Twitter at SD60alerts.The system is designed so people can be notified if there is a school closure or bus emergency.- Advertisement -The system has been up since May 20, but Bell says only a few dozen people have signed up so far.To sign up for alerts, people can go to www.prn.bc.ca/alerts.last_img

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Chelsea boost! Star man set to start against Manchester City

first_imgDiego Costa will return up front for Chelsea against Premier League champions Manchester City on Sunday as Jose Mourinho tries to manage the striker’s fragile hamstrings.Mourinho opted to select the Spain striker, who has scored seven times in four Premier League matches this term, only as a substitute in Wednesday night’s 1-1 draw with Schalke in Champions League Group G.The £32million summer signing from Atletico Madrid is not ready to play more than one game a week, according to Mourinho, after a hamstring problem recurred while on international duty earlier this month.“Everybody’s ready to play,” Mourinho said.“Diego is not in the best conditions, but he will start the game. He plays this game, he cannot play against Bolton. It’s as simple as that.“I know clearly that we have to try to protect him until he gets completely fit.” Diego Costa 1last_img read more

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Champions League Draw – Follow it live!

first_imgFind out who the English clubs are paired against in this season’s competition Champions League Draw – Follow it live! (function() {var lb24 = document.createElement(‘script’); lb24.type = ‘text/javascript’; lb24.id = ’24lbScript’; lb24.async = true; lb24.charset=”utf-8″;lb24.src = ‘//v.24liveblog.com/embed/24.js?id=1300614’;(document.getElementsByTagName(‘head’)[0] || document.getElementsByTagName(‘body’)[0]).appendChild(lb24);})();center_img 1last_img

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MAN ESCAPES FROM HOUSEFIRE UNINJURED

first_imgA man was rescued from a housefire in St Johnston this evening.The fire broke out at a house in the townland of Transallagh after 5pm.The lone occupant of the house escaped without any injuries. The fire service were still at the scene at 7.45pm.A full investigation into the cause of the fire has now been launched. MAN ESCAPES FROM HOUSEFIRE UNINJURED was last modified: November 24th, 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:housefireSt Johnstonlast_img read more

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DONEGAL EXCLUDED FROM WEATHER WARNING – BUT WE’RE HIT WITH TORRENTIAL RAIN

first_imgFlooding at Illistrin last week. Pic James Doherty for donegaldaily.comEASTERN and northern Donegal is being hit with torrential downpours today.The UK Met Office has issued a weather warning for the North.Met Eireann has issued a similar warning for Monaghan, Cavan and Leinster. However there is already some flooding on roads in Donegal today after several torrential showers in the past couple of hours, with more expected. DONEGAL EXCLUDED FROM WEATHER WARNING – BUT WE’RE HIT WITH TORRENTIAL RAIN was last modified: August 10th, 2014 by John2Share 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)last_img read more

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Dog Found: Do you recognise this pooch?

first_imgThe owners are being sought for a dog found in Newtowncunningham outside Letterkenny yesterday.The brown and white Springer Spaniel (pictured above) was found on the N13 Letterkenny Rd, junction of Moyle Rd, Newtowncunningham at 5pm on Wednesday 2nd August.If this is your dog or you have any information about the owners, please contact Stephen 0871642786 Dog Found: Do you recognise this pooch? was last modified: August 3rd, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:DOGfoundpetlast_img read more

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Mourinho: Blues and United are underdogs

first_imgChelsea manager Jose Mourinho says the Blues and Manchester United are probably the teams the rest of the Champions League quarter-finalists would like to face when the draw is made today.Chelsea eased to victory over a disappointing Galatasaray in the last 16, while United made hard work of overcoming Olympiakos.Reigning champions Bayern Munich, a trio of Spanish sides in Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, and Paris St-Germain and Borussia Dortmund complete the last eight.“We have the two finalists of last season, the winner and the runner–up, the two Spanish giants,” Mourinho said.“You have Atletico, which is obviously a fantastic team over the last couple of years. And you have Paris St-Germain with everything they present.“Maybe they look at the draw with us and Man United and look at us as the two clubs that they want. Maybe all of them want us because Chelsea is maybe the biggest outsider of the group – maybe with United.”But Mourinho insisted he did not care who the Blues face.“There is nothing to choose at all because all the big teams are there,” he added.“Sometimes you have an outsider in the quarter finals – a team with less experience or less potential. But that is not the case. We are calm because we know what is waiting for us.“The big candidates are there – all the teams are the teams of the moment with history. We have to be happy to be among the best teams.“The most difficult opponents in European football are there.”See also:Chelsea drawn to face Paris St-GermainFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Eureka Loggers one win from league title after blanking Arcata Tigers

first_imgArcata >> It’s so close they can almost taste it.The Eureka Loggers girls soccer team played stout defense and made the most of their opportunities on Wednesday to blank the Arcata Tigers 3-0 and clinch at least a tie for the Humboldt-Del Norte League championship.If Eureka (14-1-1 overall, 12-1 H-DN) defeats McKinleyville in its regular-season finale at 1 p.m. on Saturday in Eureka, the Loggers will claim the outright league title, dethroning the Tigers, who have won the last five league …last_img

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Live playoff updates: Warriors come back to beat Blazers in Game 3

first_imgJoin us Saturday at 6 p.m. for live scoring, news and analysis as the Warriors are in Portland hoping for an upset and a 3-0 series lead in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals against the Trail Blazers.The Warriors, 2 1/2 point underdogs Saturday, are facing a Blazers team that’s gone 37-10 at the Moda Center this season. Portland has won 13 of its last 14 games at home.Golden State has split its two … Click here if you’re unable to view the video or gallery on your mobile device.last_img

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Mushwana looks to positively impact society

first_imgPlay Your Part ambassador Thobile Mushwana says he has always had the desire to make a long-term impact on society which will leave a lasting legacy. The founder of the Dental Marathon makes sure that all schoolchildren in the Free State learn about oral health.Thobile Mushwana is the founder of the Dental Marathon. (Image: Melissa Javan)Bloemfontein based, Play Your Part ambassador Thobile Mushwana is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dental Marathon, an organisation that aims to raise awareness and funds for oral health care and education in Africa.Dental Marathon was established in 2010 and has had an immensely positive impact since then. More than 180,000 schoolchildren benefit from the Dental Marathon initiative in Thobile’s hometown of Bloemfontein alone. This success necessitated the establishment of a global campaign to garner widespread reach of the impact.Thobile says he has always had the desire to play his part and make a long-term impact on society that will leave a lasting legacy. It is with this passion and aspiration to be an active citizen and contribute positively to society that Thobile led Dental Marathon, its sponsors and volunteers on a mission to climb the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania on 3 June 2017.The Dental Marathon team hopes to raise R10 million to build a Dental Marathon House in Bloemfontein, which will offer free oral healthcare and education for children as well as set up two mobile clinics that will travel throughout South Africa.Following these initial plans, the organisation hopes to establish a house in Limpopo and the Eastern Cape. Once these are complete, the Dental Marathon team has their eye on building houses across the continent.You can follow @ThobileMushwana on Twitter and Instagram.last_img read more