Fire tenders struggling to access blaze due to cars on the road

first_img Google+ AudioHomepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Twitter WhatsApp By News Highland – April 22, 2019 Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Firefighters in West Donegal are trying to control a major gorse fire near Loughanure.Houses are being evacuated and the N56 is closed between Dungloe and Gaoth Dobhair.Motorists are now being told to completely avoid the area as fire tenders are having trouble accessing some of the fires due to the number of cars on the road.Gary Martin is director of emergency services with Donegal County Council:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Pinterestcenter_img Previous articleDozens of firefighters tackle gorse fire in West DonegalNext articleConcern over delays in mobilising army to West Donegal fire News Highland Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebook Facebook Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Fire tenders struggling to access blaze due to cars on the road Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens furtherlast_img read more

Cicely Tyson paved way for Black actors to follow footsteps

first_imgLOS ANGELES (AP) — Cicely Tyson was a Black actor who knocked down doors so other women of color could walk through them. She strategically selected powerful roles to elevate how Black actors were perceived. Tyson showed dignified grace in films such as “Sounder” and on TV with “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.” Viola Davis, Kerry Washington and Zendaya are among those inspired to follow the Tony and Emmy-winning actor’s footsteps. Davis says Tyson made her feel “valued in a world where there is still a cloak of invisibility for us dark chocolate girls.” Tyson died Thursday at age 96. Her death comes just days after the release of her memoir “Just As I Am.”last_img

Marketing to millennials with kids

first_img“These kids today…….” Is a phrase often uttered when discussing marketing strategies for reaching the Millennial Generation. “These kids today require different approaches.” “We have to reach these kids today.” “These kids today are so different.” The problem with that phrase? These kids today are having kids.That’s right: consumers from the Millennial Generation are becoming parents. And that is a game changer for marketers. So what can credit union and banking professionals do to reach this critical demographic? You can read Millenials with Kids by Jeff Fromm and Marissa Vidler. The subtitle notes that this group is extremely powerful and different. And their book offers extremely powerful and different marketing approaches.The authors note, “Many Millennials are parents now. Millenials are growing up and with that come more responsibilities. Now one in four Millennials is already a parent and that number is growing every day. As parents, Millennials are not changing their lifestyles to fit parenthood but are instead changing parenthood to fit their lifestyle.”Below are three principles from the book and how we can apply them in the financial services world. For the remaining suggestions (and there are plenty of them), be sure to pick up a copy of Millennials with Kids. continue reading » 11SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more