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Edward Sheldon, CFA | Monday, 26th October, 2020 Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Enter Your Email Address See all posts by Edward Sheldon, CFA “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Renewable energy stocks are on fire right now. The increasing interest in sustainable investing is driving them, as is the possibility of a Joe Biden US Election win. In fact, the S&P Global Clean Energy index has surged 70%+ this year.So, I’m going to take a look at UK renewable energy stocks. 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It plans to eliminate the carbon footprint of the oil and gas it produces to ‘net zero’ by 2050.Another large-cap stock I’d consider when looking at renewables is SDIC Power Holdings, a Chinese company engaged in the operation of electric power plants. It recently listed on the London Stock Exchange and has a market cap of £65bn.In the mid/small-cap arena, there are a number of exciting renewable energy stocks too. Ceres Power Holdings is one. It’s a fuel cell technology company aiming to bring cleaner and cheaper energy to businesses, homes and vehicles. Its revenues have grown substantially in recent years although it’s still not profitable. ITM Power is another company to check out. It’s a clean-fuel company that specialises in hydrogen energy services. Its solutions take excess energy from the power network, convert it into hydrogen and use this clean energy in a wide range of applications.Other renewable energy stocks I think are worth mentioning include Drax Group and Powerhouse Energy. The first is an electrical power generation business dedicated to enabling a zero carbon, lower-cost energy future. The second is a clean energy business. And it has developed a technology that converts non-recyclable waste plastic and end-of-life-tyres into synthetic gas. Clean energy investment trustsThose who prefer to invest in investment trusts also have plenty of options. One of the best UK renewable energy investment trusts, in my view, is the Renewables Infrastructure Group. It’s a FTSE 250-listed trust that owns a broad portfolio of wind and solar farms in the UK and Europe. It aims to provide investors with regular dividends and has a trailing yield of about 5%.There are more, of course. Other investment trusts with a focus on renewable energy include Bluefield Solar Income Fund, Greencoat UK Wind, and Greencoat Renewables.Investing in renewable energyAs you can see, we really do have lots of options when it comes to UK renewable energy stocks.But it’s important to understand that (like any other emerging industry) there are risks associated with the sector. Not all technologies are proven. And the stocks can be volatile.So how would I approach this type of investment? I think the best strategy when investing in renewable energy is similar to investing in many sectors. I’d spread any capital over a number of different stocks and investment trusts. That way, stock-specific risk can be minimised. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares
Oaxaca House and Studio / Taller de Arquitectura-Mauricio Rocha ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/155168/oaxaca-house-and-studio-taller-de-arquitectura-mauricio-rocha Clipboard Houses Mexico ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/155168/oaxaca-house-and-studio-taller-de-arquitectura-mauricio-rocha Clipboard Projects Area: 180 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: Taller de Arquitectura-Mauricio Rocha Area Area of this architecture project Year: Save this picture!© Jaime Navarro+ 14 Share ArchDaily “COPY” CopyHouses•Mexico Photographs: Jaime Navarro Text description provided by the architects. The Oaxaca House and Studio, built for a plastic artist, is composed of two equal-sized volumes. The client’s desire for a terrace for the upper floor studio inspired us to create two staggered volumes, one atop the other, where the roof of the lower volume would become the terrace of the second floor. The interior stair becomes the link and pivot between the two volumes. Save this picture!© Jaime NavarroRecommended ProductsPartitionsJansenGlass Partitions – Janisol Folding WallPartitionsLonghiScreen – RotaryPartitionsSky-FrameGlass Balustrade System – LitefrontPartitionsdormakabaSliding Wall Systems- HSW/FSWThe house is sited on an irregular lot, placed closest to the shortest-length side on the terrain so as to create an expansive garden and to provide the best orientation for the North-facing studio and West-facing breakfast room. The house itself acts as a curtain protecting the terrace from the fierce late-afternoon sun. Save this picture!SectionThe house was conceived as being contained within the expansive garden that surrounds it. The principal axes of the composition lead the eye to the garden as the interior spaces open in large panoramas to the lush surroundings. Save this picture!PlanThe color palette of the house plays an important role. Ochres and reds define the exteriors from the clay-tile floor and the Tezontle skin of the house to the red earth of the patio. In counterpoint, the interiors are of warm-toned woods and white surfaces balancing the intensity of the red-toned exterior and finding harmony with the pinks of the Bougainvillea and purples of the Jacarandas. Save this picture!© Jaime NavarroThe structural system reinforces the concept of the two staggered volumes with roof systems of wood-beam construction where at the points where the first floor supports the second, the beams double their height again emphasizing the conceptual parti of the house. Save this picture!© Jaime NavarroA narrow exterior stair, cantilevered from the cantilevered volume, connects the artist´s studio with the roof terrace. On the roof terrace, the handrails become benches from which the inhabitant can sit, admiring the view of the lush garden and treetops with the city of Oaxaca in the distance. Save this picture!© Jaime NavarroA central aim was to create a garden with a house as opposed to a house with a garden.Save this picture!© Jaime NavarroProject gallerySee allShow lessWuxi Elementary School Re-Design / Atelier XÜKArticlesUjpalota Main Square / HMS-PlanArticles Share Photographs CopyAbout this officeTaller de Arquitectura-Mauricio RochaOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesMexicoPublished on August 01, 2011Cite: “Oaxaca House and Studio / Taller de Arquitectura-Mauricio Rocha” 01 Aug 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021.
ArchDaily CopyHouses•Papudo, Chile Chile Architects: Raimundo Anguita Area Area of this architecture project Projects “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/473625/residence-in-papudo-raimundo-anguita Clipboard Houses Photographs: Oliver Llaneza Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project 2003 Residence in Papudo / Raimundo AnguitaSave this projectSaveResidence in Papudo / Raimundo Anguita Area: 500 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/473625/residence-in-papudo-raimundo-anguita Clipboard Photographs Manufacturers: XiloforStructural Engineer:Rene Lagos & AsociatesGeneral Contractor:Daniel AlemparteArchitect In Charge:Raimundo Anguita , Elvira GuillonCity:PapudoCountry:ChileMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Oliver LlanezaRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40WindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingText description provided by the architects. This house is located on the coast, in the coastal way between Zapallar and Papudo, one of the more exclusive and elegant places of summer vacation on the central Chilean littoral.This beachfront property, with an area of 3000 m², is the only one of its kind with this permission, rests along the broad seashore, a domain of the whole north coast.Save this picture!© Oliver LlanezaThe house consists of two clearly distinct areas that flow outward to an external central courtyard surrounded by public property. This courtyard has the distinction of visually linking enclosures and light with morning sun throughout the interior of the house.Save this picture!© Oliver LlanezaThe entrance to the property is through a covered garden area outside of the bedrooms which leads to a hall through which you reach a higher viewpoint to visualize and understand the house and its relationship with the environment. With the exception of this space, the rest of the house is on the ground level with the arranged with the intention of facilitating gatherings and family life, essential elements of the second housing.Save this picture!© Oliver LlanezaThe sea is visible from every part of the house, prioritizing all the bedrooms and living and dining rooms, enclosures that are designed as spaces of contemplation.A curved roof of exposed concrete covers the hall, living and dining rooms, and terrace- giving it a unique specialty and creating, in balance with the maritime environment, an atmosphere of tranquility and belonging.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessPresido Trust Rejects Shortlisted Proposals, Calls Off CompetitionArchitecture NewsTourist Centre on Klekovaca Mountain International CompetitionArticles Share CopyAbout this officeRaimundo AnguitaOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesIcebergPapudoChilePublished on February 05, 2014Cite: “Residence in Papudo / Raimundo Anguita ” 05 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
International Women’s Day, March 8, became an official working-class holiday 105 years ago. Revolutionary women were inspired by a march of 15,000 garment workers, mostly women immigrants from Ireland, Italy and Eastern Europe, in New York on March 8, 1908.At the Second International Socialist Women’s Conference in Copenhagen in 1910, German socialist Clara Zetkin proposed March 8 as International Women’s Day. The resolution passed unanimously, and in 1911 hundreds of demonstrations were held throughout Europe on that date. Since that time, International Women’s Day has been commemorated by socialists and progressive activists around the globe.Women in Detroit marched against a planned “men’s rights” convention, June 7.WW photo: Kris HamelWhether it’s now called International Working Women’s Day or Month, or Working Women’s History or Liberation Month, it is a time to salute the struggles of working-class and oppressed women around the world for justice, equality and liberation.Members and friends of Workers World Party will be involved in the many activities scheduled to take place in the United States. Here are some of these events.In celebration of International Women’s Day in Chicago, a “Food Is a Human Right” march and forum on Friday, March 6, are being sponsored by Dominican University Nutrition Science and the Food Is a Right Chicago People’s Assembly. The march will gather at 10 a.m. at the Dirksen Federal Building at 219 S. Dearborn at Adams; the forum starts at 12 p.m. at 135 South LaSalle, Suite 4300.Participants are invited to speak, and the floor will be open for discussion on such topics as the Black Lives Matter movement and proposals for action. Some of the demands raised include stop all cuts to SNAP (food stamps) and other government food programs; healthy, affordable food for all (no food deserts); and economic justice for food, agricultural and all workers, including a $15 an hour minimum wage and the right to unionize. For more information, call 708-524-6904.The women of Workers World Party in Detroit are hosting the second annual Women’s Speakout for Liberation and Justice on March 7 to commemorate International Women’s Day. Women there have participated in and led many struggles in the past year, including defending the city’s people against big banks and the emergency manager’s bankruptcy; demanding hands off retiree’s pensions and health care; marching and blockading to stop mass water shutoffs, foreclosures and evictions; and fighting racism and repression.All women are invited to share their stories and struggles in the spirit of camaraderie and solidarity. The program, including dinner, starts at 5 p.m. at 5920 Second Ave. For more information, call 313-378-2369.‘Free our sisters! Free ourselves!’The International Working Women’s Day Coalition in New York City on Sunday, March 8, will gather women and men to demand an end to state repression, police terror and U.S. militarization. Events begin with a 12 p.m. rally at Herald Square, 34th Street at 6th Avenue and Broadway.The march steps off at 1 p.m. and a speakout, which includes food and cultural presentations, starts at 2 p.m. at the Solidarity Center, 147 W. 24th Street, 2nd floor in Manhattan. For more information, call 212-633-6647 or monitor the Facebook page of the International Working Women’s Day Coalition. (Plans may be changed if there is inclement weather.)In Oakland, Calif., on March 8, “Uphold the legacy and power of women’s resistance here and abroad!” will include a 12 p.m. rally and speakout, a 12:30 march and a 1:30 celebration to honor the legacy of the 105th anniversary of International Working Women’s Day.Initiated by GABRIELA USA, the event will be held at the Oakland Lake Merritt Amphitheater, 12th Street and 1st Street. Workers World Party is included among the dozens of endorsers and organizers. For information, contact [email protected]“Free our sisters! Free ourselves!” is the clarion call of Baltimore’s International Women’s Day event on March 8. Initiated by the Baltimore People’s Power Assembly, the youth group FIST (Fight Imperialism, Stand Together) and others, the march will gather at 3 p.m. at 421 Fallsway at Hillen.The march, led by women, will begin its journey at 3:30 p.m. to the women’s detention center at Fallsway and Eager streets and then on to the Unitarian Church hall. A dinner and rally there will pay homage not only to women of the past but also to today’s activists. The event will include music, song and poetry. To get involved ,call 410-218-4835.Sharon Black, Teri Kay, Monica Moorehead and J. White contributed information for this report.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this
SHARE Facebook Twitter The main reason most American consumers will never have a deep understanding of the food they eat is that they don’t have to. Our food is so affordable, available, safe, and reliable that most people give it little thought. Research by Wal-Mart indicates that most food choices are made in about 10 seconds. We have the time and money to purchase almost any kind of food we want. We don’t even have to know how to cook it! Meals come pre-packaged, ready to heat and eat. In some stores, they will cook it for you while you sip coffee in the Starbucks located within the store. You can get food at the gas station, the pharmacy, the dollar store, and even the hardware store. In most urban areas, food can be delivered to your door with a click on Amazon. Oh, and if you don’t have money, free food is as easy to get as SNAP. Proof of this can be found in a survey recently done by Innovation Center of U.S. Dairy. The national survey reveals that 7% of all American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. While not a huge number, it still works out to 16.4 million misinformed adults. This is really nothing new. As far back as 1990, a study found that nearly 1 in 5 adults did not know that hamburgers are made from beef. The situation is even worse when you go into the classroom. Research with K-12 students reveals that many don’t know French fries come from potatoes or that pickles are actually cucumbers. Promoting a better understanding of agriculture has been and remains a top priority for many farm organizations. Farm Bureau and the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance are doing great work in this area. The Center for Food Integrity is helping the food industry with research that focuses what consumers are really thinking vs. the twaddle activist groups are spreading. While this important work needs to continue, we should not delude ourselves that one day the American consuming public will take up and say, “Oh, yes, I get it now.” SHARE HAT Commentary: Victims of Our Own Success Home Commentary HAT Commentary: Victims of Our Own Success The American food production and processing system is amazing, yet is not understood or appreciated by most consumers. We are so good at food production and distribution most people take us for granted. The fact that most Americans do not have to worry about where they will find food for their next meal is the reason they can gripe about what is in or not in their food. Quacksalver nutritionists and meshuga activist groups have used this to line their pockets with donations to solve problems that really don’t exist. It is a complaint I hear from farm folks all the time, “People just don’t understand where their food comes from.” It is a complaint I have heard for the past 35 years. I gave me first speech on agriculture in 1982 at the University of Missouri. The subject was how to better communicate about food and agriculture to consumers. It was full of lots of well-meaning and practical ideas, that in retrospect really didn’t mean a thing. Although today there is a lot more talk between farmers and consumers about how food is produced and where it comes from, I don’t think we have moved the needle very much. Facebook Twitter American agriculture must continue to try to reach consumers with the story of agriculture and modern food production, if for no other reason than to counter the bilge that is spewed by food fear mongers. While the fact that some people think chocolate milk is produced by brown cows is laughable, as long as they keep drinking it and believe it is a safe and wholesome product, produced in a humane and environmentally sustainable way by dairy farmers, I am OK with that. by Gary Truitt By Gary Truitt – Jun 18, 2017 Previous articleIndiana Gearing up for Pork ExpansionNext articleBower Trading Market Strategy Report: Markets Heating Up Along with the Weather Gary Truitt In China, the world’s largest economy, the middle-class has grown large enough and rich enough to demand better food. They want high-quality, corn-fed U.S. beef and pork instead of the water buffalo and fish heads they have been eating for the past few centuries. Thus, their government just struck a deal with the U.S. to import more beef. To my knowledge, HSUS, PETA, or CSPI do not have offices in Beijing.
By NAFB News Service – Nov 5, 2020 Home Indiana Agriculture News Trade Deficit Shrinks for First Time in Three Months Trade Deficit Shrinks for First Time in Three Months Facebook Twitter SHARE Previous articleTrump Administration Seeks Extension to Respond to Biofuel PetitionNext articlePlanning the Optimum Seed Package for 2021 NAFB News Service The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced the goods and services trade deficit was $63.9 billion in September, down $3.2 billion from $67.0 billion in August.This is the first time in three months the trade deficit has shrunk. September total exports were $176.4 billion, $4.4 billion more than August exports.September imports were $240.2 billion, $1.2 billion more than August imports. Exports of goods increased $3.7 billion to $122.8 billion in September.The export figures note that exports of foods, feeds, and beverages increased $1.6 billion, including a $1.4 billion increase in soybean exports. The deficit with China decreased $2.1 billion to $24.3 billion in September.U.S. farmers are enjoying the increased sales to China, with a bump in commodity markets this fall.The USDA reports weekly corn sales were 16 percent higher than a week ago. Weekly soybean sales slipped but remained at the highest pace in two years. Facebook Twitter SHARE
Business News More Cool Stuff Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website Gatherings Hathaway-Sycamores Youth Play the Altadena Sheriffs Station in Friendly Basketball Tournament From STAFF REPORTS Published on Monday, August 6, 2018 | 11:53 am EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Make a comment Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday First Heatwave Expected Next Week Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News 132 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News HerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTips From A Professional Stylist On How To Look Stunning In 2020HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Yoga Poses To Overcome Stress And AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeauty Top of the News Hathaway-Sycamores held the 3rd Annual Youth vs. Altadena Sheriffs Basketball Game at its El Nido Residential Campus in Altadena, thanks to the generous support of volunteer group, Las Candelas. Youth teams went head-to-head with the sheriffs for some friendly competition as they were cheered on by enthusiastic attendees.The tournament is intended to give the youth living on campus an opportunity to get to know law enforcement officials, and to view them as allies providing a support system, rather than perceiving them as an intimidating presence.Assemblymember Christopher Holden was present to give a warm welcome and to hand out plaques of recognition to key supporters, “This tournament is for a good cause, and recognizes the great accomplishments and the wonderful community partnership between Hathaway-Sycamores and our LA County Sheriff’s Department.”The shared experience of competing on the basketball court built camaraderie that continued off the court when attendees got to know each other over delicious tacos prepared by Los Tacos. Youth had the chance to ask questions of the group, share about themselves, and create lasting connections with law enforcement in their community.“The goal is very simple: to improve the relationship between our community, our foster youth and our law enforcement,” explained Hathaway-Sycamores Senior Vice President, Joe Ford.Others in attendance included Christian Daly, a representative from the office of Supervisor Kathryn Barger, representatives from law enforcement, the fire department, Department of Children and Family Services, Probation, Las Candelas and PickUp USA Fitness.Located adjacent to JPL, Hathaway-Sycamores’ El Nido residential campus is home to some 50 boys from 6 to 18 years old at any given time. All of the boys are in the foster care system, and campus programs include Foster Care and Adoption Services, Shelter Care and out-of- home care for boys with severe challenges that prevent them from living safely at home. The youth who come to El Nido are at a critical crisis point in their lives as many have suffered from trauma, abuse or neglect in the past. The caring staff at El Nido is dedicated to helping the youth turn the situation around and to create more promising futures. The boys live in cottages on a 5-acre campus, where relatives, clinicians and case workers work together to reunite them with family.For more information about the El Nido Campus, visit www.hathaway-sycamores.org.About Hathaway-Sycamores:Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services is a highly respected mental health and welfare agency with 10 locations throughout Southern California. For over 115 years, Hathaway-Sycamores has been investing in people. We provide innovative and effective programs and services through a network of locations stretching across Los Angeles and the San Fernando, San Gabriel, and Antelope Valleys for children, youth, young adults, and families facing serious life challenges. Our highly effective behavioral health services impact more than 12,000 lives annually. Services include: residential treatment; transitional shelter care; foster care and adoption; transitional living assistance for emancipated foster youth; outpatient and school-based mental health services; wraparound/in-home services; psychiatric services; psychological testing; educational support services; and after-school tutoring/enrichment. Hathaway-Sycamores is licensed by the Community Care Licensing Division of the California Department of Social Services, certified by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, LAHSA funded and accredited through The Joint Commission. 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NewsBreaking newsCity may still be open to carsBy Bernie English – September 4, 2016 638 Email WhatsApp Advertisement Stabbing in city leads to arrest Facebook Linkedin Previous articleSoccer: Limerick reach 100-goal mark as Mulhall hits hat-trickNext articlenew plans for horses outside Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Cannonball RETRO road-trip is coming to Limerick Housing units were proposed for Limerick Opera Centre site Limerick Post Show | Cannonball comes to Limerick LIMERICK’S city centre may now not be pedestrianised as part of a €9 million facelift with council officials saying that no decision has yet been taken on what form the revamp will take or whether the city will have a car free future.Local Green Party spokesperson Brian Haugh has dismissed Independent City Councillor John Gilligan’s call for the local authority to invest in car parks before agreeing to move ahead with the remodelling of O’Connell Street. Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “The proposed pedestrianisation of O’Connell Street from William Street to Roches Street will bring huge benefits to the city centre, making it a more pleasant and safer place for people living, working and shopping in the city,” Mr Haugh said.“One need only look at the success of similar works on Thomas Street to see how transformative this project could be. If we truly want to enhance the city centre as a destination rather than a three lane throughway then we really need to create a streetscape where people can relax and mingle in a pleasant environment.“If we truly want to compete on a national and international stage for tourism and large multinational companies, this is exactly the type of forward thinking and visionary project we need to be focuses on.”He said that claims that pedestrianisation would lead to a shortage of parking in the city centre “seems to ignore the large number of multi-story car parks already located in close proximity to the city centre, some of which even offer parking at rates cheaper than on-street parking. These are far from full and could easily absorb the roughly 25 on-street parking spaces that would be lost between William Street and Roches Street,” he explained.The Green Party spokesman said that the city needs to “be investing in upgrading its public transport and cycling infrastructure so that people living in the city and suburbs don’t need to bring their cars into town”.Traffic management will be under the microscope as well as the pedestrianisation proposal and calls have been made for various solutions, including more cycle access and more public transport options.The overall refurbishment project starts at Denmark Street Junction and stretches up to Barrington Street.It’s hoped that when the final design is agreed, work will start early next year and the city centre will have a new look within 18 [email protected] Call for pedestrianisation of Catherine Street Twitter Print RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Public opinion gridlocked over new city traffic measures TAGSCarsCity Centrepedestrianisation
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