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Single Family House / Lucio Serpagli

first_img “COPY” Single Family House / Lucio Serpagli ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/150077/single-family-house-lucio-serpagli Clipboard Area:  280 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project 2006 Houses Save this picture!© Olinto Malpeli+ 21 Share CopyHouses•Parma, Italy CopyAbout this officeLucio SerpagliOfficeFollowProductsGlassBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesParmaWoodHousesItalyPublished on July 15, 2011Cite: “Single Family House / Lucio Serpagli” 15 Jul 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceGlass3MSafety Window Films in Associated Watch and Jewelry BuyersFaucetshansgroheKitchen Mixers – Talis MWindowsAir-LuxSliding Windows for High-Rise BuildingsSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – B-ClassGlassLAMILUXGlass Roof PR60Manuals & AdviceSikaFirestop SystemsMetal PanelsAmerican MetalcraftRainscreen – RS300Curtain WallsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Curtain Wall – Rabel 35000 Slim Super ThermalWaste Containers / Recycling BinsPunto DesignLitter Bin – PapilonSound BoothsFramerySoundproof Phone Booths – Framery OneCarpetsnanimarquinaRugs – ShadeMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Single Family House / Lucio SerpagliSave this projectSaveSingle Family House / Lucio Serpagli Architects: Lucio Serpagli Area Area of this architecture project Photographs:  Olinto MalpeliText description provided by the architects. Located in the hills of Bedonia, with a splendid view, the house is a belvedere overlooking the surrounding countryside. The open court plan sinks is the solution to the long search to unite architecture with nature. The typical form of the building makes the most of a sloping site and panoramic positioning, heightening the effect with the combination of warm-toned materials, brick, stone and wood, and unadorned, austerely furnished spaces. Save this picture!© Olinto MalpeliRecommended ProductsPorcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles – Icon BricksCurtain WallsJansenFacade Systems – VISS Fire EI30DoorsSky-FrameInsulated Sliding Doors – Sky-Frame InlineThe house covers a surface of 280 sqm spread over two floors. The main entrance to the house, on the west side, is reached by crossing the entire lot. The first level contains the living area, dinning-room, kitchen, two bathrooms and two bed rooms. The living room area, characterized by one double volume, expands itself by curvilinear walls, extending toward the kitchen, where there is a wide panoramic glass window. The living spaces, entirely glazed by the portico, confirm the permeability of the volume constructed, visibly emptying the continuity of the wall box. Save this picture!PlansThe second floor contains two bedrooms, the bathroom, the living-room and a library. The various rooms are organized around a slightly concave elliptical space. Volumetrically the building appears complex and organized; however, from a building point of view the intervention presents a simple and pragmatic layout expressed by the brickwork.  Save this picture!© Olinto MalpeliThe thresholds of the irregular windows, that frame and accentuate views of the surrounding countryside, are made of stone while the frames are made of wood. The floors are wood and stone while all the vertical surfaces are tinted to white in order to enhance the geometrically proportional structure that characterizes the whole buildingsSave this picture!© Olinto MalpeliProject gallerySee allShow lessHenderson River Hub / P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S & UK CODArticlesNYC Port Authority Bus Terminal: The World’s Largest Media FaçadeArticles Share Year:  Projects Italy Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/150077/single-family-house-lucio-serpagli Clipboard ArchDaily “COPY”last_img read more

Barn Rijswijk / Workshop architecten

first_img “COPY” 2016 Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/801610/barn-rijswijk-workshop-architecten Clipboard ArchDaily Projects Save this picture!Courtesy of Workshop architecten+ 14 Share The Netherlands Contributors:Sander Gijssen, Johan de Wit, Laura Berasaluce Achaerandio, Ergin Kurt, Sander Gijssen, Johan de Wit, Laura Berasaluce Achaerandio, Ergin KurtCity:RijswijkCountry:The NetherlandsMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Courtesy of Workshop architectenRecommended ProductsWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT HybridWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformFiber Cements / CementsEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel NaturaText description provided by the architects. On an estate of 4.5 hectares, surrounded by a century old fruit trees, the client wanted to replace a neglected sixties barn by a contemporary design. The new barn fits to both the landscape and the historical buildings on the estate, where the main building is the monumental farm ‘Rottenburg’. Besides shelter for the sheep and storage, the new barn also accommodates an apartment.Save this picture!Courtesy of Workshop architectenSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!Courtesy of Workshop architectenThe main structure consists of four timber slabs that divide the barn into three zones: a barn area, a semi-transparent intermediate zone and an apartment. Openings in the slabs offer a view from the apartment in the yard and the old orchard. The semi-transparent intermediate zone connects the south-west side with the north-east side of the farmyard. The facade consists of black-stained Douglas, which contrasts with the raw wood on the inside.Save this picture!Courtesy of Workshop architectenSave this picture!StructureSave this picture!Courtesy of Workshop architectenProject gallerySee allShow lessCorner House / DSDHASelected ProjectsMehrabad House / Sarsayeh Architectural OfficeSelected Projects Share Photographs:  Workshop architecten Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Architects: Workshop architecten Area Area of this architecture project Area:  270 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Contractor: Year:  Barn Rijswijk / Workshop architectenSave this projectSaveBarn Rijswijk / Workshop architecten Barn Rijswijk / Workshop architecten CopyAbout this officeWorkshop architectenOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsIndustrial ArchitectureBarnResidential ArchitectureHousesRijswijkThe NetherlandsPublished on December 20, 2016Cite: “Barn Rijswijk / Workshop architecten” 20 Dec 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemPlasticsMitrexSolar SidingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalSystems / Prefabricated PanelsKalwall®Translucent WalkwaysPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsSpecialty Facade SystemsLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – LP Slim BoxWoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDTiles / Mosaic / GresiteHisbalitMosaic Tiles – Palm SpringsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMBlack Concrete – Concretal®-BlackSuspension SystemsMetawellAluminum Panels for Smart CeilingsDoorsGorter HatchesFloor Door – Fire RatedBricksDEPPEWaterstruck Bricks – 1622/1635ekws DFMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?赖斯韦克谷仓 / Workshop architecten是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Barn Legemaat van Elst “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/801610/barn-rijswijk-workshop-architecten Clipboard CopyBarn, Houses•Rijswijk, The Netherlands Manufacturers: SCX, tsmclast_img read more

More than 130 attacks against press freedom since the start of the year

first_img Follow the news on Bangladesh August 5, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 More than 130 attacks against press freedom since the start of the year BangladeshAsia – Pacific BangladeshAsia – Pacific RSF_en Bangladesh is one of the few countries in the world where working journalists face daily violence, mostly from supporters of the government coalition. Reporters Without Borders also deplores legal harassment of the privately-owned media by associates of Prime Minister Khaleda Zia. February 22, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans frontières) today wrote to Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, information minister Tariqul Islam and interior minister Altaf Hossain Chowdhury to voice outrage at the level of violence against the press in recent months in Bangladesh, one of the few countries in the world where journalists face violence and open hostility from political leaders on a daily basis.Since the beginning of the year, Reporters Without Borders has registered 51 physical attacks against journalists (including 10 attempted killings), 50 death threats, 13 arrests, 14 abusive lawsuits and prosecutions and five abductions. Members of the ruling BNP party or police were involved in more than half of the cases of physical violence and threats.As the letter was being drafted, it was reported today that the Bhorer Kabgoj’s correspondent in Jhalakati was arrested by police. The same day, Daily Star’s correspondent in Dhaka university was attacked with iron bars by members of the BNP’s student wing. Three days before, the daily Sangbad’s correspondent in Rajshahi was kidnapped by thugs and subjected to mistreatment for several hours.The Reporters Without Borders letter urged the government to call its supporters and the police to order. It asked the prime minister and interior minister to take the necessary measure to put a stop to the violence against journalists and, in particular, to punish those responsible for the murder attempts.The letter also called on the government to amend the defamation law which, contrary to UN recommendations, provides for prison sentences for offending journalists, and it urged the prime minister to reject a bill currently under discussion which would introduce heavy prison terms for journalists found guilty of defaming a parliamentarian.Reporters Without Borders has often condemned political violence against journalists in the past, but none of the succeeding government has been able to give a concrete response. Above all, they have done nothing to prevent their supporters attacking the press. This recurring violence has been compounded in recent months by judicial harassment of the main privately-owned news media.The daily Janakantha was the first target of the ruling coalition of conservatives and Islamists. Then, in June, an influential adviser to the prime minister brought a libel suit against the Daily Star and Prothom Alo over the publication of a letter from an opposition leader. In July, senior staff members of the privately-owned satellite TV stations ATN Bangla News and Channel-i were detained and questioned by police about reports of the discovery of a stash of arms in the north of the country.Despite reassuring statements by senior government officials about respect for press freedom in Bangladesh, the evidence is overwhelming that the authorities are unable to protect journalists, especially in the provinces. The daily violence against journalists encourages self-censorship and inhibits reporting on such issues as corruption, the activities of criminal organisations and violence of a political or religious nature.Reporters Without Borders nonetheless welcomed progress in the judicial proceedings against those responsible for a murder attempt against journalist Tipu Sultan in 2001 in Feni, in the southwest of the country. The letter said regarding this case that: “The proceedings initiated against the members of a criminal gang and the parliamentarian Joynal Hazari are proof that one can combat impunity in Bangladesh. It is a quetion of political will.”But the organisation condemned the lack of progress in the investigations into the murder of Shamsur Rahman in 2000 and the attempted murder of Prabir Shikder in 2001. Bangladeshi reporter fatally shot by ruling party activists to go further Organisation News News RSF calls for the release of Bangladeshi journalist Rozina Islam, unfairly accused of espionage News Bangladeshi writer and blogger dies in detention News May 19, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts Help by sharing this information February 26, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Dozens charged in Capitol riots spewed extremist rhetoric

first_img WhatsApp WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Local NewsUS News Previous articleOsaka advances to Australian Open semis after beating HsiehNext articleWinning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Evening’ game Digital AIM Web Support Twitter FILE – In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo rioters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. People charged in the attack on the U.S. Capitol left behind a trove of videos and messages that have helped federal authorities build cases. In nearly half of the more than 200 federal cases stemming from the attack, authorities have cited evidence that an insurrectionist appeared to have been inspired by conspiracy theories or extremist ideologies, according to an Associated Press review of court records. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — In a text message, a radicalized Trump supporter suggested getting a boat to ferry “heavy weapons” across the Potomac River into the waiting arms of their members in time for Jan. 6, court papers say. It wasn’t just idle talk, authorities say. Investigators found invoices for more than $750 worth of live ammunition and for a firearm designed to look like a cellphone at the Virginia home of Thomas Caldwell, who’s charged with conspiring with members of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group in one of the most sinister plots in the U.S. Capitol siege. Right-wing extremists, blessed by Donald Trump, were unleashed last month, and their menacing presence has reignited the debate over domestic extremism and how law enforcement should be handling these groups. Their talk of civil war, traitors and revolution mirrored fighting words echoed by right-wing social media personalities and websites for months as Trump spread bogus claims about a rigged presidential election. In nearly half of the more than 200 federal cases stemming from the attack on the Capitol, authorities have cited evidence that an insurrectionist appeared to be inspired by conspiracy theories or extremist ideologies, according to an Associated Press review of court records. The FBI has linked at least 40 defendants to extremist groups or movements, including at least 16 members or associates of the neo-fascist Proud Boys and at least five connected to the anti-government Oath Keepers. FBI agents also explicitly tied at least 10 defendants to QAnon, a pro-Trump conspiracy theory that has grown beyond its fringe origins to penetrate mainstream Republican politics. In at least 59 other cases, authorities link defendants to violent or extremist rhetoric, conspiracy theories or other far-right connections on social media and other forums before, during or after the Jan. 6 siege, a deeper review by the AP found. The AP’s review found that in many of those cases the defendants repeated false claims, made by Trump for months of his presidency, that the U.S. election was rigged. Some broadcast death threats at Democrats on their social media accounts or in messages. Others were deeply entwined in a world of far-right conspiracy theories about the COVID-19 pandemic. And dozens of the alleged rioters echoed words used by QAnon supporters, who push a baseless belief that Trump is a secret warrior fighting to expose a cabal of Satan-worshipping bureaucrats and celebrities who traffic children. On Saturday, the Senate acquitted Trump in his second impeachment trial. A leading liberal advocacy group is urging its supporters to call on attorney general nominee Merrick Garland to “investigate and prosecute Trump and his entire criminal network for law breaking.” The U.S. attorney’s office in Washington has assigned a special task force of prosecutors examining whether to bring sedition charges against some of the rioters, as prosecutors and federal agents across the country develop more cases against extremists who plotted to attack the Capitol. Prosecutors have another task force examining attacks targeting journalists. President Joe Biden, in office not yet a month, has already ordered law enforcement and intelligence officials to investigate domestic terrorism. But increased enforcement is not so simple. Much of the inflammatory rhetoric is protected by the First Amendment. And some civil rights groups have expressed hesitation over any expansion by law enforcement, because Black and Latino communities have born the brunt of security scrutiny and they fear new tools to target extremism will end up tracking them. Meanwhile, conspiracy theories proliferate. Conservative social media app Parler doubled its userbase, adding 8.7 million users, after the election when Facebook and Twitter cracked down on accounts spreading misinformation about the election. Calls on the conservative platform for users to revolt or launch a war over the election results also grew, according to the AP’s analysis of an archived Parler dataset of 183 million posts and 13 million user profiles. The archive, which was captured between August 2018 and Jan. 10, when Parler was taken offline, was provided in advance of publication to the AP by researcher Max Aliapoulios at New York University. Parler posts containing the word “revolution” grew by five times as much as the overall rate of message traffic after the election, the analysis found. About 84% of posts referring to the hashtag ”#1776″ occurred on or after Election Day, according to AP’s analysis. Post-election references to “treason” and the QAnon slogan “trust the plan” both increased by about 10 times the overall rate, the data showed. From Jan. 6 through Jan. 8 the terms “civil war,” “trust the plan” and “hold the line” were mentioned more than 250,000 times across online media, including Twitter, Redditt and Instagram, according to an analysis by media intelligence firm Zignal Labs. As well, Trump supporters who flooded the Capitol were quick to co-opt lingo from the American Revolution and the nation’s founding documents to paint themselves as patriots instead of extremists. In the federal cases, the FBI quotes at least 11 defendants referring to “we the people,” at least 10 referring to “1776,” at least nine using “revolution” and at least eight using some variation of “traitor” or “treason.” “Everybody in there is a treasonous traitor,” defendant Peter Stager, a resident of Arkansas, said of the Capitol, on a video posted on Twitter. “Death is the only remedy for what’s in that building.” A lawyer for Stager did not respond to a request for comment. A Georgia lawyer’s Parler posts became increasingly paranoid and angry after the presidential election began to shift to Biden’s favor. William Calhoun of Americus, Georgia, posted about storming the Capitol on the eve of the insurrection, warned of an impending “civil war” and threatened to “slaughter” Democrats. “For my part, I’ll be slinging enough hot lead to stack you commies up like cordwood,” he wrote. Calhoun returned home after the siege and resumed representing clients at court hearings. Federal agents say he had at least two rifles, four shotguns, a pistol and hundreds of rounds of ammunition in his possession when they arrested him. A magistrate judge ordered Calhoun detained in custody. His lawyer had no comment. The Oath Keepers prepared in the weeks leading up to Jan. 6 as if they were going to war, investigators say. One advised another extremist to be “fighting fit” by the inauguration and discussed holding “2 days of wargames” as part of a larger “combat” training for “urban warfare, riot control, and rescue operations,” according to court papers. A judge late last week ruled against releasing Caldwell, who authorities say conspired with members of the Oath Keepers to undo Biden’s victory. In urging the judge to keep Caldwell locked up, the prosecutor said authorities found a “death list” at his Virginia home with the name of an election official in another state who gained notoriety around the presidential election. Caldwell’s lawyer said prosecutors have no evidence that his client, who denies being a member of the Oath Keepers, ever entered the Capitol. He called the indictment “imaginative.” “These things were taken out of context!” Caldwell interjected at the hearing. ——— Seitz reported from Chicago. Associated Press data journalist Larry Fenn in New York and AP writers Alanna Durkin Richer in Boston and Garance Burke in San Francisco contributed to this report.center_img TAGS  Twitter Pinterest By Digital AIM Web Support – February 15, 2021 Dozens charged in Capitol riots spewed extremist rhetoric Facebooklast_img read more

Coalition Pushes for Stricter Wall Street Regulation

first_img Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago  Print This Post Subscribe While Republicans have long claimed that the financial system in the United States have been severely overregulated since the crisis, a group of progressives who believe that Wall Street is not regulated enough has organized a coalition in hopes of getting stricter rules passed.Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts), the architect of the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that came from the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010—the focal point of Republicans’ complaints of financial industry overregulation—led the coalition on Tuesday, according to Think Progress. Also joining in were Reps. Keith Ellison (D-Minnesota) and Nydia Velasquez (D-New York) and various labor leaders, civil rights groups, and community groups.Tuesday’s rally comes just one week after presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump announced that he would overhaul Dodd-Frank if he is elected president.According to Warren, the coalition is operating on two key principals—“No cheating and no pushing the risks on taxpayers”—the coalition is making five key demands:Break up the largest banksEnsure consumer access to non-predatory banking productsEnd the carried interest tax loophole allowing hedge fund managers to use a tax break for investment income on income they make at workRein in executive bonusesImpose a financial transaction taxIn her address on Tuesday, Warren noted some of the accomplishments of Dodd-Frank—namely the more than $10 billion the CFPB has returned to consumers that the Bureau has deemed to have been harmed by predatory financial practices. But she said there is more to be done.“We have made a lot of progress under the Dodd-Frank financial reforms,” she said. “But we’ve also got a lot more to do.”Notably, Warren called for the breaking up of the country’s largest banks, because she believes that Dodd-Frank did not end “Too Big to Fail” as it professed to do.The report noted that the point of the coalition is not just to lay out policy but to combine forces in hopes of getting that policy passed. Warren pointed out that she believes it will not be an easy fight, but “we didn’t take on this fight because it’s easy, we took on this fight because it’s right.” May 24, 2016 1,128 Views Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Coalition Pushes for Stricter Wall Street Regulation Previous: ‘Survivor Bill of Rights’ is Gaining Traction Next: Fairholme: Status Quo Makes Another Bailout ‘Inevitable’ Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Dodd-Frank Elizabeth Warren Financial Industry Regulation Wall Street 2016-05-24 Brian Honeacenter_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Related Articles The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago About Author: Brian Honea Home / Daily Dose / Coalition Pushes for Stricter Wall Street Regulation Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. Tagged with: Dodd-Frank Elizabeth Warren Financial Industry Regulation Wall Street Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Share Savelast_img read more

Mc Monagle welcomes new hospital hygiene protocols

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Mc Monagle welcomes new hospital hygiene protocols By admin – November 20, 2015 WhatsApp Previous articleJason Quigley looks to make it 9-0 in Las Vegas Friday nightNext articleDozens of homes and business in Clady without broadband and phone services admin The Chairman of the Letterkenny Municipal District has welcomed indications from Letterkenny General Hospital that a review of hygiene and cleaning practices have been concluded, and new protocols are being implemented.However, he’s expressing concern at a suggestion that staff who do not comply with hand hygiene regulations may be named and shamed.Along with other Sinn Fein colleagues, Cllr Gerry Mc Monagle had previously called on management at the hospital to consider their positions if they could not address the problems identified in a recent HIQA report.He says he’s happy the issues are being addressed………….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/gerryhiqaresponse.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest Twitter Pinterest Google+center_img Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released WhatsApp Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Twitter HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Facebook Google+ PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegallast_img read more

Poor image poses staffing problem for housing sector

first_imgPoor image poses staffing problem for housing sectorOn 26 Feb 2002 in Personnel Today Nearly two-thirds of HR directors working for housing associations believerecruitment is the biggest challenge facing the sector, research reveals. The survey, for Genesis Housing Group, the Housing Corporation and the NationalHousing Federation, also finds just under half of HR directors in the sectorfeel staff retention is the second biggest problem. Almost 40 per cent of the 101 HR directors surveyed admit they haverecruited unsuitable staff due to a lack of applicants. And half of therespondents cite a problem with not being able to shed them. The research shows that one of the reasons housing associations faceproblems recruiting and retaining good staff is because of the sector’s poorimage. More than 70 per cent of 1,000 members of the public surveyed for the studythink that working in social housing would mean dealing with ‘difficult’people. But a similar proportion agree working in social housing would ‘make adifference to people’s lives’ and two-thirds think it would be ‘a worthwhilejob’. Pete Jeffery, director of HR and communications at Genesis Housing Group,believes the industry should focus on the fact that people believe a job insocial housing is rewarding. He said: “If we can’t promote an industry on the back of that, in turnsecuring the services of the very best people, then we genuinely do have aproblem.” Jeffery is optimistic that two forthcoming national conferences will helphousing associations put together an action plan to address concerns overrecruitment and retention. “We need to look carefully at how we promote ourselves outside thesector, particularly with a view to dispelling inaccurate perceptions,” hesaid. By Ben Willmott Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

Atmospheric circulation impacts on winter maximum sea ice extent in the west Antarctic Peninsula region (1979-2001)

first_imgIncreasing evidence exists that the strong warming of the West Antarctic Peninsula (WAP) region since the 1950s is related to reduced sea ice that is likely to be due to changes in the atmospheric circulation. Over twenty years of sea ice extent, ice motion and reanalysed near-surface wind data are used to establish that winter ice extent in the West Antarctic Peninsula (WAP) region is largely determined by the meridional (north-south) atmospheric circulation. A remarkably strong ice extent-wind relationship is found in the WAP. No other Antarctic or comparable sub-Arctic sea ice region shows this. Ice motion data confirm wind-induced drift is crucial for extensive winter ice to occur. Reasons for winter ice extent and winds being more strongly correlated in the WAP than in other parts of the Antarctic are discussed along with implications for understanding the observed warming.last_img read more

Governor’s Task Force on Drug Enforcement, Treatment, and Prevention Presents Final Report at Meeting

first_imgVice President-elect Governor Mike Pence Thanks Task Force Members on Work to Combat Drug AbuseIndianapolis – The Governor’s Task Force on Drug Enforcement, Treatment, and Prevention presented its final report at its meeting at Fairbanks in Indianapolis. The Task Force was established by Executive Order in September 2015 with the goal of bringing together Indiana experts from a variety of specialties to evaluate the growing national drug problem here in Indiana. Today was the last meeting of the Task Force, as the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse was created in the 2016 legislative session through SEA 271 to continue the work of the Task Force.“I am grateful for the work of the members of the Task Force and all those who contributed in this effort to combat drug abuse across the state of Indiana,” said Vice President-elect Governor Pence. “The final report of the Task Force shows the progress we have made in coming alongside those who struggle with the grip of addiction and provides a basis for how to address this important issue moving forward. As the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse assumes responsibility for developing a long-term, comprehensive strategy to address this crisis, I am confident that Hoosiers will be well-served by the progress we have made.” FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

The Heavy Pets and Special Guests To Throw 80’s Dance Party Post-Phish At SPAC

first_imgWhenever Phish comes to Saratoga Springs, NY for their annual romp at SPAC, you can be sure there will some late-night festivities downtown at Putnam Den. Florida jam-rockers The Heavy Pets are no strangers to the late-night Phish scene, and for the first night of the SPAC run, get ready for an 80’s Dance Party!The Pets will be playing host to a throwback set of some of your favorite 80’s classics. Expect a little Prince, David Bowie, A-Ha, Flock of Seagulls, Tears for Fears and some other goodies as special guests The Hornitz, vocalist Hayley Jane and percussionist Ryan Clausen (Hayley Jane and the Primates), the Magnaterrestrial Dancers and more join in for what is sure to be a throwdown on this first night of Phish-y celebrations.Tickets for the 80’s Dance Party are $12 in advance, and $15 day of show and are currently on sale. Get tickets HERE.last_img read more