The North Korea News website has announced that “by popular demand” its 2022 wall calendar is now available to buy. More information here
A big-hearted Bishopbriggs entrepreneur is donating a whopping 80 per cent of the money he makes to help three local charities. Get Well Gamers, Birth, Baby and Beyond and East Dunbartonshire Foodbank will benefit from a donation from RefermyJobs’ advertising revenue. RefermyJobs founder Richie Wan has turned job advertising on its head by charging aContinue reading “Generous entrepreneur ploughing cash into the community”
The Guardian reported: “The gangs, made up mostly of middle-aged and older women who went through the Cultural Revolution, take to a corner of a local park or sporting ground and dance in unison to Chinese music. Loud music.”
By Patrick Barnham An Aberdeen artist is celebrating as his month-long exhibition approaches its final week. Neale Bothwell said he was “blown away” by the great response to his latest abstract exhibition at Castlegate Frames and Gallery. Scores of people went to Graham Fowler’s tiny gallery and frame workshop on Justice Street during September andContinue reading “Aberdeen artist is “blown away””
Eugene Henry discovered an artistic spider had been beavering away on a white tile at his home in Shaw’s Bridge near Belfast, Northern Ireland. Thanks for letting me use your picture Eugene.
Readers of the Barrow Northwest Evening Mail voted for their favourite café. The Coffee Bean on Dalton Road really hit the spot with Barrow and Ulverston locals. Hannah Gatsby said: “The Coffee Bean is my favourite.” Read the full story here.
An Edinburgh entrepreneur is taking the tech out of soulmate searching by offering a near-forgotten service used by singletons for centuries. Laura Smyth, dubbed the Cilla Black of the north, launched Match Made in Scotland after helping single friends who were frustrated with the online dating scene. Laura said: “My friends were plain fed upContinue reading “Entrepreneur brings dating back into the real world”
A groundwater specialist is celebrating after receiving an award from a top national business body. Frank O’Donnell AKA The Groundwater Guy received the Entrepreneur of the Month Award from Edinburgh Entrepreneurs Circle. Edinburgh-based Frank said: “I am absolutely chuffed to be recognised in this way. When my clients are happy then I’m happy, but it’sContinue reading “Groundwater Guy bags award”
People’s Republic of China Newsgd.com reported the honking of car horns will be banned in the city of Guangzhou. The rule comes in to force on 1 September 2021 and will last for five years forbidding honking on every road in the city. There are however, exceptions cited as “special occasions”. The website lists theseContinue reading “Quit yer honking”
Groundwater won’t stray at the YMCA By Patrick Barnham An under-threat Fife community project is now due to open its doors thanks to a crew of groundwater specialists. The Gallatown Community Centre project in Kirkaldy ground to a halt when its budget couldn’t stretch to provide drainage for the site. The nearest storm drain wasContinue reading “Groundwater won’t stray at the YMCA”