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READY SOON – £2,500 SUNDAY SCHOOL

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The new Methodist Sunday school near the Marsden Park housing site will be ready by the end of August.

The cost, £2,500 is being met out of money invested after purchase of Stanley-street School by the Nelson Corporation.

About 60 children, mostly from the pre-lab estate, will use the new school. Meanwhile they meet at private houses, where classes are held on a rota system.

IOSH training for people interested in working in the building industry

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Working in the building industry is stressful and exhausting. Yet many people decide to develop themselves exactly in this field. One of the most important reasons is money as their jobs usually are well-paid. However, many workers are not afraid of almost any danger and they can easily handle even the most difficult situations. It is possible thanks to their character features, but not only. A professional IOSH training course can be helpful as well.

Why working in your workplace can be dangerous?

The level of danger that you may have to face depends on many factors. All those machines that you are going to use or just the machines that are next to you are one of them. Only when you know how to operate them perfectly and without any difficulties, you are able to offer yourself and other people next to you safer conditions. Besides that, there are many other aspects that you should remember about. Even weather conditions can change everything and make the danger more visible, especially if you are going to work at height. Thanks to your IOSH training course you will learn more about different dangerous situations and you will be introduced to at least a few basic ways that lets you fight with them.

What can you do?

Working in the building industry is not easy, but you need to remember that there are many solutions that can offer you exactly those things that you are looking for. Thanks to them you do not have to feel bad, not secured, and not sure what will happen today or tomorrow. Thanks to the IOSH training course that you will decide to attend you will be given many different solutions that can be used in certain situations. What is more, you will check them in practice as one of the parts of your training course is based on taking part in various exercises that have been created to provide you with certain skills. You will be surprised how many things you can do if only you are aware of the higher level of danger in your workplace.

What are you not allowed to do?

There are many strict rules that appear in a certain workplace. They have been created as they need to be used. Usually they are the best way to show you how you can feel safer and more comfortable, so try not to ignore them. Thanks to your professional IOSH training you will be given at least several examples that will show you that there are always many things that you need to remember about. However, you will also notice that nothing has to be as complicated as you think. If only you pay much attention to every detail, you will enjoy your work to the fullest.

R.A.F. JETS REACH ONTARIO

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The six Royal Air Force Vampires which this week made the first jet crossing of the Atlantic have now arrived at Trenton, Ontario, to give a flying display before going to New York to start a good-will tour of the United States, says a Montreal message to-day.

The flight commander, Squadron – Leader Robert Oxspring, said the worst part of their trip, which took 13 hours actual flying time, was between Iceland and Labrador.

They encountered “terrific” headwinds up to 150 m.p.h. over the Arctic, but otherwise their trip was uneventful.

HAVE THE JUDGE’S SYMPATHY

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Judgment for possession of a room at 120, Brook-street, Derby, at present occupied by Mr. William King, his wife, his 15-years-old twins and his three-years old daughter, was granted at Derby County Court yesterday to the tenant, Mrs. Alice Holmes.

Judge R.A. Willes said that much as he symphatised with the sub-tenant, who would only be living with his whole family in such overcrowded conditions because the housing position was desperate, Mr. King was not legally entitled to stay in the house.

The judge added that he was suspending possession for one month only in the hope that the authorities concerned would take steps to help Mr. King quickly.

100 FT. DEATH FALL FROM CRAG

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John Edmond Slade, 18-year-old student, of Sillwood-street, Brighton, was killed instantly after a fall while descending the precipitous Gimmer Crag in Lakeland last night.

He had just dispensed with a rope on reaching an easier section when he stumbled and fell 100 feet to the bottom of the crag.

Accompanied by Peter William Marjot, another 18-year-old student, of Magple Hall-road, Chatham, Kent, Slade had been spending a climbing holiday at the Langdale.

Marjot made his way down to find that Slade was dead, and a party of climbers recovered the body.

 

MACARTHUR ENDS 1949 WITH ‘DE FACTO PEACE’ WITH JAPAN

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General McArthur, Supreme Allied Commander in Japan, today granted its people “virtually a de facto peace.” Though Japan is “still technically at war, there are few places more completely at peace,” he told them in a New Year message.

The past year had seen “progressive and far-reaching relaxation of occupation controls,” and the day would soon come when “political maturity, social justice and self-sufficiency will make Japan a sturdy, highly-respected member of the society of free nations.”

Japan was “rapidly approaching the economic ideal – free private, competitive enterprise,” he said.

Exports had almost doubled in 1949. Production of coal and other basic components of industrial activity were gradually approaching prewar levels.

Tonbridge Goal Bore Charmed Life

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Snatched Goal And Points

Tonbridge 1 : Hereford 0

Although penned in their own half for long periods, Tonbridge managed to get the vital goal against Hereford last Saturday and with it went two more Southern League points. Bombarded and battered in the second half, the home defence held on their lead.

The Tonbridge goal bore a charmed life, but credit must be given to Purdie, his backs and halves, for withstanding the pressure.

In midfield Hereford most times outplayed Tonbridge and their smooth passing movements were also very accurate. Time after time every one of their players, with the exception of the goalkeeper, was in the Tonbridge half of the field and yet in some miraculous way the home defence held out.

It is true that some of their clearances were rather wild and that the ball almost invariably went to an opponent, but the main fact was that the ball was prevented from entering the Tonbridge net.

BELGIAN CABINET SPLIT ON SPAIN

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Mr. Vandervelde, the 70-year-old Socialist leader and Minister of Public Health in Belgium’s Coalition Cabinet, resigned his portfolio tonight by the authority of the Executive of the Belgian Labour party.

None of the other Socialist Ministers, however, seem inclined to follow the example of their leader, and the life of the Government is not menaced at this stage.

Mr. Vandervelde is said to have resigned because of divergences of opinion between him and other members of the Cabinet, including even other Socialist Ministers, regarding the policy of non-intervention in Spain, the recruiting of volunteers, the sending of arms to the Popular Front, and the incomplete satisfaction given to Belgium by the Madrid Government after the recent murder of Baron de Borchgrave, a Belgian diplomatic official in Madrid.

The Catholic members of the Government demanded that Belgium should break off relations with the Spanish Government because of this last incident, while M. Vandervelde wanted to refer the question of a money indemnity to a court of arbitration.

TWO-YEAR BAN ON MOTORIST IN FOUR ACCIDENTS

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Fines totaling £48 and a two years’ driving ban were imposed on a 62-year-old Glenverbie flockmaster at Stonehaven to-day.

Sheriff M’Donals told William Cromar Corsebauld, Glenbervie, that he would not send him to prison on a charge of driving under the influence of drink because lambing is now on progress.

Cromar admitted the charge and other two of driving without due care and attention and of failing to stop after accidents.

Mr W.B. Agnew, procurator fiscal, said Cromar was in Laurencekirk on the afternoon of March % when a friend saw he was under the influence of drink. This friend oferred to drive him to a relative’s house but Cromar refused.

The friend later drove him to Conveth Place, Laurencekirk, and left him in the car. Cromar drove off along the Auchenblae road and crashed into a car outside a garage. He failed to stop. The car mounted the pavement on the wrong side of the road and a woman was struck on the arm. Accused again failed to stop.

Girl Of 17 Won £30 Prize Money At Mayfield Show

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More than 3,000 people saw a 17-year-old Crowborough girl, Heather Cooper, of Eridge-road, win the open jumping event at Mayfield Horse show and Gymkhana on Monday.

Golden-haired Heather was the first rider in the competition to complete a clear round. Two others followed-the Hon. S. Money-Coutts and Mr. W. Stokes. But in the Jump-off they had 14 faults against Heather’s four-and the judges awarded her the red rosette and £30 prize money.

Officials said that entries for the show were “many more than usual,” in spite of the fact that another large South of England show was being held on the same day. And a judge later described the event as “A grand show, well-supported-just what is needed.”

The Mayfield silver challenge cup went to Miss Anne Highwood, winner of the local novices’ jumping event. The junior silver challenge cup and the juvenile jumping competition were won by 15-year-old Charles Embling, of Charlwood, on “Mousy III”-and he also took third prize in the same event on “Molly III”.

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