Plymouth Herald
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A MUCH-LOVED gardener who battled to keep a Plymouth allotments in shape despite being wheelchair-bound took his own life a day after being accused of sex offences, an inquest has heard.Ian Ringer, aged 52, was found dead in allotments in Whitleigh on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, just hours after being visited by police at his home.No charges were ever brought against him and Mr Ringer denied the claims.Amputee Mr Ringer's family and friends heard how a friend found him hanged in the Ocean Street...
Watford Observer
3 days
A defiant gardener who refused to remove a sign from the back of his van has had the charges dropped against him – but said he is “absolutely furious” and that the sign will remain.
Oxford Mail
6 days
HELENIUM autumnale: you may never have heard of it, but if you are a good gardener it might soon be your best friend.
The Herald
6 days
The Huffington Post
8 days
Some employers also provide bonus points to employees that use these programs or have similar rewards programs of their own. Make working out your work. If you're looking to make a serious lifestyle change, and potentially some serious money, consider an investment in your skills and body. For example, you could look into becoming a personal trainer or fitness instructor. While the certification process can be expensive and time-consuming, afterward you'll be able to charge clients for classes or one-on-one training. Or, you could try to find flexible and active work that suits your interests and experience. Gardener, referee or dog walker could be good fits to supplement your income. Keep exercise-related expenses down. It can be tempting to buy new workout equipment or sign up for a gym when you're excited about a New Year's resolution. However, getting out of a gym contract can be difficult if you change your mind later and there are many ways to get fit without expensive equipment.
Bristol Post
9 days
A 60-year-old landscape gardener who slashed a man's throat in a Yate pub has been jailed for four years.Stephen Hacker admitted cutting 35-year-old Lee Pearce's throat in an after-hours altercation at the Railway Inn in September last year.A court heard Hacker swiped out at Mr Pearce with a craft knife after the two exchanged 'banter'.Mr Pearce suffered a four-inch long cut to his throat which exposed his voice box.Hacker who told police he had drunk 14 to 15 pints of Thatchers cider...
Bristol Post
10 days
A 60-year-old landscape gardener who slashed a man's throat in a Yate pub has been jailed for four years.Stephen Hacker admitted cutting 35-year-old Lee Pearce's throat in an after-hours altercation at the Railway Inn in September last year.A court heard Hacker swiped out at Mr Pearce with a craft knife after the two exchanged 'banter'.Mr Pearce suffered a four-inch long cut to his throat which exposed his voice box.Hacker who told police he had drunk 14 to 15 pints of Thatchers cider...
Design Milk - Interior Design
10 days
Barcelona-based startup, Typeform , was growing by exponential bounds resulting in them running out of office space. They found a new 2000 square meter (approx. 21,527 square foot) venue but the interior didn't work for the company's unconventional needs. That's where Lagranja Design came in. Since they operate as a small community of multicultural and talented individuals, they wanted their new modern office space to convey that and most definitely it does. Right off the bat, they installed a bar at the reception area, which is outfitted with beer taps and food, making every employee happy I'm sure. The space invites the employees to have breakfast when they arrive, a beer on their way out, and as a place to gather as needed. Live plants were incorporated throughout, helping to add fresh air for everyone working. In total, there are 810 plants, which are kept alive by a gardener there.
The Huffington Post
10 days
Friday Night Lights was canceled after only its fifth season. The last one is unrelated to climate change but the show was so damn good and I'm still bitter that it didn't last longer. To put it bluntly, our grandchildren will be poisoned by the air they breathe. Not feeling the urgency? Let me take it a step further-- if we don't have any grandchildren, who will inherit all of our guns? For the love of God, don't let our guns go un-inherited! That's just what Obama wants! It should not be the scientific community's job to convince ignorant people that climate change is real. Time spent seeking consensus is time wasted; it would be better spent actually finding actionable solutions and then those aforementioned deniers can thank us later when they've got, you know, a habitable planet. If your dentist found a cavity, would you seek a second opinion from your gardener? If not, why wait for Republicans in Congress to change their minds? As long as the dirty energy contributions finance their campaign coffers, I wouldn't hold my breath.
The Event Chronicle
11 days
The best evidence I have been made privy to so far is that Hitler probably died in 1950 in Spain at a Catholic Church rectory while retiring as a gardener growing roses. How interesting it is that some insiders believe that Angela Merkel is the actual daughter of Hitler and Eva Braun. She certainly looks a great deal like him. If true this would certainly explain a lot about her counter-intuitive efforts to “GlobalizeGermany by bringing in so many foreign immigrants, an obvious effort to destroy Germany’s language, culture and borders. Secret Intel Agreement Two years before the end of the war , a special secret agreement was negotiated with General Kammler and American and British Intel. Churchill had convinced FDR that the war had to be extended until at least 5 years in order to gain enough land and booty to pay the settlements required by the Bank of International Settlements which came into being in 1930.
The Huffington Post
13 days
LAS VEGAS - At CES, media agencies assume the dual role of soothsayer and gardener. That's because their clients come to the extravaganza with one main objective. "Show me what the future is going to be," is how Brian Terkelsen, the Global President of Mediavest | Spark, explains it during a break in the activity. Clients expect their agency partners to weed out what's not particularly relevant. Problem is, CES very rarely deals in what's real. "It deals in what's real for that vendor," Terkelsen says. So while curved television screens are real, so are refrigerators that talk to you and show you pictures of their contents. Meanwhile, "We've been talking about the connected home every year for seven years," he adds. There's no such uncertainty about television, which Terkelsen describes as "bigger, stronger, better than it's ever been." This leads to a "content is king mentality" that's good for all marketers.
BBC One West Midlands
14 days
Ian Locke, wearing a hat was jailed for two years and three months. The court heard how the former landscape gardener from Newport in Shropshire, had moved to the farm shortly before police raided.
BBC One West Midlands
14 days
He was jailed for three years and two months. Ian Locke, wearing a hat, was jailed for two years and three months. The court heard how the former landscape gardener from Newport in Shropshire has moved to the farm shortly before police raided. The court heard that Raymond Nicholls from Birmingham hasbeen diagnosed with cancer, and will be sentenced later.
BBC One West Midlands
14 days
This year it has been with an normal. One doctor tweeted that he felt that you were coming off NHS. A shire horse breeder and a former landscape gardener have been jailed for their involvement in a "sophisticated" and "commercial" cannabis factory in barns at a farm in Staffordshire. The court heard how police seized plants and packages of the drug worth hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Derby Telegraph
16 days
Popular CBeebies gardener Mr Bloom is bringing his Veggies to Derby this Easter for his first-ever theatre tour of Mr Bloom's Nursery.The much-loved character will take to the stage at Derby Theatre on Thursday, April 13, for two performances which will feature many of the elements of the TV show Mr Bloom's Nursery.As well as Mr Bloom, fans will be able to see his gardening friends, the Veggies, and his trusty machine, the Compostarium, in the fun and interactive family show, which will also...
Lincolnshire Echo
16 days
A caravan parked on an allotment garden in Lincoln has been reduced to a bare frame and chassis after it was gutted in a fire. Ten fire crews were called out to the garden at Simon's Hill Allotments, off St Peter's Avenue, at about 9pm on January 3 where the vehicle may have been used as a shed. One gardener near to the plot said: I'd been burning some rubbish and I did wonder if I'd not extinguished my bin fire properly. I came down and I saw one fire engine on the site. The...
Derby Telegraph
16 days
Popular CBeebies gardener Mr Bloom is bringing his Veggies to Derby this Easter for his first-ever theatre tour of Mr Bloom's Nursery.The much-loved character will take to the stage at Derby Theatre on Thursday, April 13, for two performances which will feature many of the elements of the TV show Mr Bloom's Nursery.As well as Mr Bloom, fans will be able to see his gardening friends, the Veggies, and his trusty machine, the Compostarium, in the fun and interactive family show, which will also...
Lincolnshire Echo
16 days
A caravan parked on an allotment garden in Lincoln has been reduced to a bare frame and chassis after it was gutted in a fire. Ten fire crews were called out to the garden at Simon's Hill Allotments, off St Peter's Avenue, at about 9pm on January 3 where the vehicle may have been used as a shed. One gardener near to the plot said: I'd been burning some rubbish and I did wonder if I'd not extinguished my bin fire properly. I came down and I saw one fire engine on the site. The...
BBC One London
17 days
He died in 1991, largely unknown in his home country. Susan Gardener hopes her account of his life story will get him the recognition he deserves. It looks like we are finishing on a cloudy note.
The Cornishman
19 days
Daily Mail - Home
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Daily Mail - Home
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Design Milk - Interior Design
22 days
Barcelona-based startup, Typeform , was growing by exponential bounds resulting in them running out of office space. They found a new 2000 square meter (approx. 21,527 square foot) venue but the interior didn't work for the company's unconventional needs. That's where Lagranja Design came in. Since they operate as a small community of multicultural and talented individuals, they wanted their new modern office space to convey that and most definitely it does. Right of the bat, they installed a bar at the reception area, which is outfitted with beer taps and food, making every employee happy I'm sure. The space invites the employees to have breakfast when they arrive, a beer on their way out, and as a place to gather as needed. Live plants were incorporated throughout, helping to add fresh air for everyone working. In total, there are 810 plants, which are kept alive by a gardener there.
SABC Digital News
23 days
The woman allegedly hid her newborn baby boy under a seat in the back of a taxi at a shopping centre three weeks ago. A note was stapled to his vest. In it the mother asked for forgiveness and apologised for abandoning her baby. The alarm was raised by a taxi driver who heard the baby crying. The police managed to track down the 37-year-old mother through medication which was left with the child. The mother, originally from the Eastern Cape, currently lives in an informal settlement at Embo, near Hillcrest. In an affidavit read out in court she said she was very poor, worked as a gardener and only earns 150 rand a week. She also has two other young children who don't live with her. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news