Public meeting to be held on Twin Towns bypass

first_imgA public meeting is to be held to discuss the proposed Ballybofey/Stranorlar bypass.The proposed bypass has been on the agenda for the Twin Towns for a number of years.The bypass is part of the 2040 plan announced recently by the Government. The meeting will take place this Thursday, May 3rd at Jackson’s HOtel starting at 8pm.Local county councillor Patrick McGowan has encouraged anybody with an interest to attend.Public meeting to be held on Twin Towns bypass was last modified: May 1st, 2018 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)last_img read more

Funfilled activity programme launched for Young Explorers

first_imgFun-filled activity programme launched for “Young Explorers”Fun-filled activity programme launched for “Young Explorers”Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort, an idyllic island hideaway nestled amongst 70 tranquil acres of coconut palms, has launched an exciting new programme of activities for families with older children. Created especially for kids aged 10 to 16, the Young Explorers programme features a series of educational and entertaining sessions that will keep young adults active throughout their stay.The Young Chef course is held daily and teaches kids how to cook simple Thai dishes overseen by the resort’s chef, potentially sparking a love of the culinary arts. For more active kids, the weekly “Beach Gamer” sessions include a wide range of fun beach sports such as volleyball, mini-petanque and beach soccer.Youngsters can unleash their inner explorer with a choice of exciting nature-based activities. The Mangrove Explorer activity for example is held every week and allows children to paddle through the mangroves on kayaks and learn more about this enchanting coastal ecosystem.A Seaside Boot Camp Beach features a series of fun and fitness activities such as yoga and aerobics all held on the resort’s pristine beach, and finally, the monthly Coral Reef Nursery Activity allows Young Explorers to help preserve the resort’s coral reef with a diving or snorkelling trip.These activities range from one to four-and-a-half hours in duration and are priced between THB500 and THB990 per child. For more information about this action-packed programme, please visit https://www.phiphiislandvillage.com/family-playgroud.phppThe Young Explorers programme is designed to complement Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort’s Little Islanders programme, which is aimed at 3-10 year-olds and includes activities such as craft workshops, swimming lessons and recycling. Combined, these two children’s programs provide a full week’s worth of adventures for kids of all ages, from toddlers to teenagers. This allows parents to spend more time simply relaxing and enjoying the peace and tranquility of this serene island paradise, safe in the knowledge that their children are being kept active and entertained in the care of professional supervisors.Families can experience all of these activities throughout this winter high season by booking the Express Getaway Package. Available from now until 30th April 2018, this package includes a minimum of two nights’ accommodation, daily breakfast, free Wi-Fi, round-trip land and sea transfers between the resort and Phuket International Airport, a welcome fruit basket and welcome drink upon arrival. Guests wanting to stay longer will also be offered 10 percent off the resort’s best available rate for additional nights. For more information and reservations, please visit https://www.phiphiislandvillage.com/phi_phi_packages_2.php.To learn more about Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort and the Young Explorers program, please visit phiphiislandvillage.com, email [email protected] or call +66 (0) 75 628 900. Source = Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resortlast_img read more

Tolentino No more debate with Drilon on China dea

first_imgTolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal SMC bags Bulacan airport project Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension Read Next Tayag urged the Philippine National Police to intensify its crackdown on piccolo and other illegal fireworks, saying the DOH received reports that the items were being openly sold near a police station in Pasay City.MORE STORIESnewsinfoWHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccinenewsinfoBaybayin revival makes native PH history hipnewsinfoMartial law in Negros? Military taking cue from local execsMORE STORIESnewsinfoWHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccinenewsinfoBaybayin revival makes native PH history hipnewsinfoMartial law in Negros? Military taking cue from local execsStray bulletsThe DOH report also said that out of the 170 fireworks-related injuries, 78 cases or 46 percent occurred in Metro Manila, followed by 17 cases in Northern Mindanao.There was one case of firecracker ingestion and five cases of stray bullet injury. No deaths were reported.Most of the injured were males, 49 of whom were children under 10. Forty-nine were passive users or bystanders.ADVERTISEMENT Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege MOST READ Painters refuse to go quietly Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementscenter_img PH protests Chinese boat swarm, warship passage View comments WHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccine Boy’s right hand lostOne hundred forty-seven sustained blast injuries not requiring amputation and 16 suffered eye injuries. Two victims had blast injuries that needed amputation, the DOH said.A 14-year-old boy who lost his right hand and an elderly man with a ruptured eyeball were among the worst injured so far, Tayag said.He tweeted that a five-year-old boy had also lost his right index finger from using fireworks. /Inquirer LATEST STORIES Mostly caused by piccoloThe DOH noted that fireworks-related injuries continued to increase in the days leading to the New Year as it recorded a total of 170 injuries as of 6 a.m., Saturday. Most of the injuries were caused by “piccolo,” a firecracker.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOIndian coffee magnate’s body found by riverThe number of recorded injuries was 167 in the same period last year.Sixty-two percent or 101 cases of fireworks-related injuries were caused by piccolo, a banned firecracker. Baybayin revival makes native PH history hip Dr. Eric Tayag, assistant health secretary and National Epidemiology Center (NEC) director, said the number of firecracker users went up 8 percent this year from 2012.A total of 115 or 70 percent of the reported fireworks-related injuries were sustained by active users of firecrackers, according to the “Aksyon: Paputok Injury Reduction 2013” report of the DOH-NEC, which started recording cases on Dec. 21.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more