Antrim's new chairman Ciaran McCavana speaks to Brendan Crossan about his hopes for the county during his stewardship. The St Enda's, Glengormley clubman wants to see Casement Park rebuilt, more progress made at Dunsilly and the Gaelfast project to flourish... BC: Were you nervous ahead of the count for the new chairman position? CMcC: I was a bit nervous at around five o’clock; I felt like I was going onto the pitch to play a championship match. But then I put it in perspective. What’s meant to be is meant to be. BC: You topped the poll with 74 votes… CMcC: I was delighted to get through after the first count because there was supposed to be two counts. I was really happy to get the majority and it gave me a boost in confidence and I hope I can bring the county together as one. BC: Give people an idea of your GAA background… McMcC: In my playing days, I wouldn’t have been known for my silky skills. Some might even say I was more of a carthorse than a … [Read more...] about New chairman Ciaran McCavana ready for the challenges that lie ahead in Antrim
What upgrades should i get for my new home
PUBLISHED: 15:37 10 December 2018 | UPDATED: 15:37 10 December 2018 Caroline Culot Selling your home? Make sure your paperwork is in order says Sharron Tennant, from Spire solicitors. Pic: www.gettyimages.co.uk If you are thinking about selling your home in the New Year, you may want to make sure you have the right paperwork, records and certificates in place in order to make the process smoother. Being prepared for any potential enquiries will help to avoid delays along the way. Sharron Tennant, from Spire solicitors, discusses. Selling your home? Sharron Tennant, from Spire solicitors. has some pertinent advice. Pic: www.spiresolicitors.co.ukShould I throw away old papers relating to my property?It is tempting to throw away old papers when spring cleaning or thinking of moving home, but anything relating to renovation or upgrading a property should be kept safe and sound, to avoid problems and delays when you come to sell your house.If the tradesperson … [Read more...] about Thinking of selling your home in the New Year?
0 Have your say The Shimmer Estate in Mexborough has become emblematic of the controversy surrounding HS2, with the newly-built estate directly in its path. Some residents have already moved on but others are determined to stay put - despite the estimated number of planned housing demolitions being trebled last week. Chris Burn reports. It took little over a month for Becky Quartermaine’s dream move to a new family home to turn sour. The teacher, her husband and their two children had been living in their cherished new property on the Shimmer Estate in Mexborough, South Yorkshire, for less than five weeks when they woke up to some shocking news: their new home was directly on the path of the revised HS2 route through Yorkshire.“We moved in on June 3, 2016 and on July 7, 2016, I came down to a letter that had been shoved through the letterbox,” explains Becky, sitting at her kitchen table. “It said due to HS2 they have to take some or all … [Read more...] about ‘HS2 have blatantly lied to us’: Anger as demolition numbers for newly-built housing estate treble
0 Have your say From: Tom Chance, Director, National CLT Network. THE Yorkshire Post is right, “the need for affordable homes in rural communities has never been more pressing” and that a balance is needed when it comes to building on our green and pleasant land (The Yorkshire Post, August 6).As the latest report from the Campaign to Protect Rural England points out: only 990 of the 7,600 homes which rural communities need were built last year. Giving more power to Community Land Trusts (CLTs) could help meet that challenge.CLTs are giving communities the chance to build genuinely affordable housing that meets local need, and they are thriving in Yorkshire. There’s Calder Valley CLT, Leeds Community Homes and Upper Dales CLT to name just a few.With over 840 CLT homes across the country, the Government’s £163m Community Housing Fund will see this number grow. Anybody can start a CLT and we run a start-up fund to help them. So maybe … [Read more...] about YP Letters: Funding for affordable rural homes
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Politics Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Philip Bump by Philip Bump Email the author April 23 at 10:42 AM Email the author James B. Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in May 2017. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) The first clue that the question of classification is complicated regarding memos written by then-FBI Director James B. Comey comes in the first paragraph of the first document. Comey wrote the memos to memorialize his conversations with president-elect and then President Trump, beginning with a … [Read more...] about Comey, the memos and the question of what’s classified