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The Prosecutor’s Office reiterates the arrest warrant for the businesswoman related to Ronaldinho

first_imgThe Public Ministry also summoned the judge in the case to communicate an international arrest warrant to Interpol Paraguay so that López submits to the process to the open case for production and use of public documents with false content, among other facts investigated.Ronaldinho and his brother are accused by the Prosecutor’s Office for producing official documents with false content, a crime that carries up to five years in prison.The case dates back to March 4, when both entered Paraguay through the Asunción International Airport with manipulated Paraguayan passports.Ronaldinho planned to support a foundation with his image who organized a social assistance program for Paraguayan children and chaired by López, who received them at the airport.López’s lawyers assured that the businesswoman processed Paraguayan passports for Ronaldinho and his brother through a private agency and that he did not know that these were false.Ronaldinho’s defense then argued that both were interested in opening businesses in Paraguay and that they interpreted these passports as a kind of gift. The Prosecutor’s Office On Tuesday, he reiterated to the National Police a search and capture order against Dalia López, the Paraguayan businesswoman who was in charge of the charity project that brought Ronaldinho Gáucho to Paraguay, who is under house arrest for entering the country with a false passport.López is unaccounted for since the arrest a month ago of former Brazilian soccer player Ronaldo de Assis Moreira. and her brother Roberto, who a week ago was granted a house arrest by a judge, who they are serving at a hotel in Asunción.The judge granted that alternative measure after posting bail of $ 1.6 million.The Prosecutor’s Office recalled this Tuesday in a statement that on March 7 he issued a first arrest warrant and that when López failed to appear, he requested a guarantee court to declare her in default.last_img read more

Jennifer Ellison Brown: A look at the circulatory system

first_img The Heart The circulatory system consists of the heart, complete circuit of the blood vessels, and the blood. The job of the circulatory system is to move oxygen, nutrients and other substances to the body cells and carry carbon dioxide and other waste away from the cells. Blood consists of the fluid plasma, which contains dissolved substances such as glucose and proteins, making 55 per cent of blood volume. Suspended in the plasma are red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets making 45 per cent of blood volume. The blood transports substances and heat around the body and is a defence against infection. Blood composition Blood vessels help the pumping heart circulate blood around the body. Blood is pumped at high pressure into the arteries causing them to swell. When the heart relaxes, the arteries contract, helping to pump the blood around the body with an even flow. The rhythmic beat in the arteries is called the pulse and can be felt where the arteries comes near the surface of the body, e.g. on the wrist, side of the forehead (temple), sides of the neck, etc. A network of very thin-walled blood vessels called capillaries take the blood from the arteries to the tissues of the body, where various exchanges occurs between the blood and the cells of tissues. For example, oxygen, water, nutrients, antibodies and hormones are diffused from the blood to the tissues and carbon dioxide is diffused away from the tissues back to the blood. After having passed through the tissues in the capillaries, the blood returns under low pressure in the veins to the right atrium of the heart. Veins have thinner walls than arteries and have pocket valves along their length, which prevent blood flowing back under gravity. If people stand still too long, gravity can prevent proper flow of blood to the heart. This leads to less oxygenated blood reaching the brain, causing a person to faint. During exercise, blood is moved from other places such as the stomach liver and kidneys to the working muscle, where it is needed most. This is called vascular shunt and is achieved by shutting down capillary beds in those areas and opening extra capillary beds in working muscles. Blood vessels and blood The heart has four chambers. Two upper chambers called atria (singular; atrium) and two lower chambers called ventricles. The heart is divided down the middle into two parts by a wall called the septum. There are two valves between the atria and ventricles: the bicuspid and tricuspid valves that prevent blood from flowing back to the atria from the ventricles. There are also two semi-lunar valves between the heart and the arteries that prevent the back flow of blood to the heart from the arteries. The heart is a double pump for double circulation. The right side pumps blood to the lungs and then it returns to the heart. This is called pulmonary circulation. The left side pumps blood to the body and then it returns to the heart. This is called systemic circulation. The heart pumps blood by contracting. When the heart relaxes, both sides are filled with blood from the veins. The atria contracts and the veins, where they join the atria, also contract and blood is forced into the ventricles. The ventricles contract, the valves from the atria close and blood is forced out of the heart into the arteries. This repeated cycle is called cardiac cycle. – A heartbeat is one complete cycle. – The heart rate is the number of beats per minute. – The stroke volume is the amount of blood pumped from the left ventricle in one heart beat. – The cardiac output is the volume of blood pumped from the left ventricle in one minute. Therefore, cardiac output = stroke volume X heart rate. The cardiac output to the body increases during exercise as a result of increase in heart rate and stroke volume. The working muscles, therefore, receive much more blood and much more oxygen and nutrients. Also heat, carbon dioxide and lactic acid are carried away from the tissues more quickly. The heart gets stronger as a result of all the extra work it has to do during exercise.last_img read more

Harris, Banchero push Aces past Elite for share of top spot

first_imgGretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college “I really happy to come away with this win. I really respect Blackwater and what they’re doing and I was nervous [about this game],” said Alaska head coach Alex Compton.But it was Harris and Banchero who gave the Elite a lot to worry about the whole game. Harris hit a four-point play with 16 seconds left to seal the game.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissHarris posted 38 points, 19 rebounds and five assists while Banchero hardly missed on his way to 28 points on 12-of-16 shooting from the field on top of four rebounds and three assists.The Aces also got major contributions JVee Casio, Vic Manuel, Kevin Racal and Ping Exciminiano off the bench. MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ayo shrugs off UST’s blown chance to rise in standings after loss to NU Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “I thought JVee Casio was special today. He really got it going in the first half and his leadership was visible out there,” Compton said.Casio finished with 14 points and seven assists, Manuel added 12 points, Racal chipped in seven points while defending Blackwater import Henry Walker on the other end while Exciminiano, known for his tireless work especially on the defensive end, was a game-high plus-21 despite going scoreless.Walker led the Elite (6-3) with a triple-double, collecting 29 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists but had six turnovers, two of which came inside the last two minutes.ADVERTISEMENT Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown View comments PBA IMAGESMike Harris and Chris Banchero formed a lethal one-two punch to power Alaska past Blackwater, 116-109, in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup Sunday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Harris and Banchero combined for 66 points to help the Aces gain a share of the top spot with Magnolia and Barangay Ginebra at 7-2.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plumlast_img read more

Our attitude towards this nation will determine its’ destiny

first_imgDear Editor,It is my firm belief that our attitude towards this nation will determine its destiny. Attitude is an internal belief system that determines our perspective and practice.Guyana has been endowed with the necessary natural resources and conditions for this nation to be developed into one of the top countries in this part of the hemisphere. The recent find of large deposits of oil off the Stabroek Block has further poised Guyana for massive growth and development; but regardless of the wealth that is discovered in our land, sea and forest, these discoveries will not make us great as a nation. Unless we come to a place of having the right attitude towards one another and the development of our nation – the level of development and success that can be accomplished will continue to elude us.I must applaud the present and past Administrations for their efforts to see the developmental potential that this nation is capable of but there is only so much the Government can do. I believe that it is the positive attitude and patriotism of the people of any nation that dictates the level of growth and development since attitude dictates altitude.As Guyanese, let us put aside petty political differences, racial disharmony, diatribe and negative projections. It is time for us to think more positively about the destiny of our nation, talk more constructive and use our energies towards the course of development for this dear land God has blessed us with.This quote from a young Nigerian, whose patriotism and commitment to the development of his country has earned him the nicknamed “Mr Nigerian”, best sums up my appeal. “What we need now is a nation of great people who positively live to impact others and build enduring legacies” – Fela Dewotoye.A nation is as great as its people, so let us thrive as individuals to make the change and be the change we want to see. It is difficult but possible. As we celebrated 52 years of independence, this can serve as a sobering time of introspection for us as a nation as to where we were, where we are and where we are heading.I appeal to my fellow Guyanese with the quote uttered by John F Kennedy, to close his inaugural speech, some 57 years ago, but has not lost its profundity “Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country”.May God continue to bless this dear land of ours.Yours respectful,Bishop Joseph Innisslast_img read more


first_imgThe focus of this fourth article of the series that is focused on the Ebola Virus Disease and its devastating impact on all of the Liberian society and the ongoing war to eradicate it and mitigate its impact is on finding an appropriate messaging to accelerate the defeat of it. What do we mean by an appropriate messaging? What kind of massages do we need to help us get everyone on board in the ongoing fight to kick Ebola out of Liberia and the sub-region? What kind of messages is not helpful? Why is messaging important for the fight to care for Ebola victims and to eradicate the virus? Let us explore in brief below. The third article on the need for an appropriate strategy for phase two of the war against Ebola observed the following points:Most of the partners, if not all, in the fight against Ebola agree that what strategy or strategies we proffer must include taking the involvement of the community as key to bringing the rate of infection to zero. The government and its local and international partners should bring all of their expertise and resources to empower communities to achieve what the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has identified as: (1) safe burial: bury all dead bodies safely, (2) isolation of sick people: keep sick people away from others, (3) speedy and effective communication about cases and contacts, (4) Contact tracing: help find anyone who is suspected of being infected, and (5) quarantine of contacts and supply them with food and water: contacts must stay to one area. This and all the personal and communal preventive measures are what must be done. But how can we get them done?There are lots of helps out there from the international and local partners. But one great need is the coordination of all the interventions: who is doing what, where and when.  Such a directory should be available by now. We must endeavor to respond to any outbreaks anywhere quickly starting with those who are already working there.The free movement of people throughout the length and breadth of the country is a major concern, especially during this Christmas and elections time. At some point the government has to take the hard decision to let everyone stay where he/she is for three weeks. People have to stop moving from place to place and let homes and communities be checked. This approach is not popular and is very expensive but a radical problem requires a radical solution.To undergird any strategy to eradicate Ebola is the right messaging. Messaging is absolutely vital to any attempts to persuade people to do something, especially if it involves asking them to change their mental attitude and behavior. Any kind of propaganda (whether it is a war of any kind, a political platform, a new policy, a marketing strategy, or any human endeavor that asks the voluntary involvement of other people) requires the right kind of messaging if it is to succeed. In fact, communication of which messaging is one kind, is a necessity for all who lead or influence others in one form or the other. Sometime the difference between success and failure depends on the kind of message one employs.The fight against the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia has been helped or hampered by the messages used. For example, earlier on in the fight, out of ignorance and lack of experience in dealing with an emergency of the Ebola kind, people were told not to touch anyone who was sick and that Ebola had no cure and this message was not qualified. That led to some sick persons being abandoned and people suspected of having Ebola not wanting to go for any treatment and thus leading to their deaths! But as our understanding of the virus improved messaging included isolating the sick and caring for them while protecting the caregivers and that an early treatment could lead to a cure for some.Phase two now requires clear, simple messaging around safe burials, isolation of the sick, speedy and effective communication about cases and contacts, contact tracing, and quarantine of suspected people and supplying them with food and other basic needs. The messages have to be unambiguous and consistent. All partners in the fight must synchronize their messages and get them across to all via radio stations (national and local), jingles, dramas, and reaching out to as many as possible on one on one basis. The Press Union of Liberia (PUL), Liberian Media Center (LMC) and other news outlets, both print and electronic, can play a crucial role in the dissemination of the massages. A clear message on Ebola and the war against it can change perception and behavior in the right direction. And the fight against Ebola desperately needs a behavioral change at the community and personal levels if it is to succeed.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Changes ahead for healthcare delivery in the city, Pimm says

first_img“I don’t like the word ‘pilot’ so it will be very close to a pilot. Fort St. John is going to be one of the pioneers in delivering changes to healthcare that are certainly going to address issues for the future,” Pimm said.Pimm said some of those involved in this week’s meeting will be part of a new steering committee to iron out the details.“The steering committee will be made up of the local physicians, Northern Health and the ministry led by the deputy minister,” he said.“There’s a lot of details to be worked out, but its something that everybody was buying into, and everybody was quite excited about. This will go a long ways towards the development of a long-term medical solution for this region.”Advertisement A request for comment to the Fort St. John Medical Clinic has not been returned.The clinic announced earlier this year that it would be forced to close its doors by the end of the year unless an influx of doctors was brought to the city.— with files from Matt Preprost The local area medical crisis was the subject this week of another Fort St. John meeting of the minds, as efforts continue to find a solution to the shortage of doctors and the possible year end closure of the Fort St. John Medical Clinic.Provincial deputy minister of health Steven Brown was in town July 8 to meet with local doctors, Northern Health staffers, and Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm.Pimm called it a very progressive meeting, and said there should be an official news release soon.- Advertisement -That noted, he stopped short of providing many specifics, but did acknowledge a new medical services delivery model is imminent.“It’s going to be a new style delivery model that the doctors have been asking for, for a long period of time,” said Pimm.Pimm hinted the model will be population-based.Advertisementlast_img read more

Rebuilding Bayern pay club record Sh9bn fee for Hernandez

first_imgThe 80 million euro fee makes him the most expensive signing in Bayern’s history, almost doubling the sum paid for Corentin Tolisso.It also makes Hernandez one of the most expensive defenders in history, and one of the most expensive players ever signed by a German club.“I am very happy that we have managed to sign Lucas Hernandez, who is a World Cup winner and one of the best defensive players in the world,” said Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic.“Lucas can play in central defence or at left-back. He will strengthen our team and continue the tradition of fantastic French players at our club.”The announcement is the latest sign that Bayern are planning a major squad overhaul this summer.Bayern were knocked out of the Champions League in the round of 16 and earlier this month, club president Uli Hoeness declared that Bayern were launching the “biggest programme of investment the club has ever seen”.In January, Bayern announced that Hernandez’s fellow France defender Benjamin Pavard would join from Stuttgart this summer for 35 million euros ($40m). Hamburg’s 19-year old striker Jann Fiete Arp will also complete a move to Munich by the summer of 2020.The new arrivals could push some more familiar faces towards the exit door. Veteran wingers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery are expected to finally end their Bayern careers this summer, and there is speculation that further big names may also leave.Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng, both recently axed from the German national team set-up, will face a fight for their place in the Bayern team after the arrival of fellow defenders Hernandez and Pavard.Hernandez has had a knee problem for a while. He has not played for Atletico since Feb 9 and missed France’s recent internationals.Bayern said that he would undergo an operation on Wednesday after a medical exam revealed a problem with his knee.“Our medical examination revealed damage to Lucas Hernandez’ right knee, which will have to be operated on,” said Bayern team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt, confirming that Hernandez would, nonetheless, be fit to play by the start of next season.Hernandez signed for Atletico Madrid as a youth player in 2007, and has made 110 senior appearances for the club since his first team debut in April 2014. Last summer, he was a key player in France’s World Cup winning campaign.Lucas Hernandez confirmed he was a rising star as France won the World Cup © AFP/File / Franck FIFE“This is a very important day in my footballing career,” said Hernandez.“Bayern are one of the best clubs in the world. I will be proud to compete for all titles for Bayern in the future.”“I would like to thank Atletico, the management, the coaches, my team mates and the fans for 12 wonderful years in Madrid,” he said.“Atletico will always be a part of me, but I am now happy to be making the next step at Bayern.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Lucas Hernandez will join Bayern Munich for 80 million euros in July © AFP/File / GABRIEL BOUYSBERLIN, Germany, Mar 27 – Atletico Madrid and France defender Lucas Hernandez will join Bayern Munich for 80 million euros (Sh9bn) this summer, the German club announced on Wednesday.The 23-year-old World Cup winner will sign a five-year contract starting on July 1, Bayern said in a statement.last_img read more

Motorists to yield to runners

first_imgSANTA CLARITA – More than 2,500 runners will hit the streets at dawn Sunday in the Santa Clarita Marathon and two other races. Four hundred runners have registered for the full marathon, a qualifier for the Boston Marathon, while an additional 900 will take part in a 5K race and 1,200 others will run in a half-marathon. The event will start at 7 a.m. on McBean Parkway and Town Center Drive, with the finish line nearby. Youngsters can take part in a Kid K run that will start at 8:30 a.m. In the Valencia Industrial Center, expect delays from 7 to 8:30 a.m. on Avenue Scott, Avenue Stanford, Avenue Rockefeller, Anza Drive and Avenue Hopkins. Newhall Ranch Road will be closed from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at Avenue Tibbitts and at McBean. At the Westfield Valencia Town Center, the Cinema parking structure and the Auto Center Drive entrance will be closed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. For marathon information, visit www.scmarathon.org or call (661) 286-4018.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.A pre-race Health and Fitness Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hyatt Valencia. The following streets will be closed Sunday morning for the runners: McBean Parkway from Magic Mountain Parkway to Valencia Boulevard will be closed from 5 to 7:15 a.m. Westbound Valencia traffic will be detoured to Citrus Avenue and to Magic Mountain from 6 to 7:15 a.m. Magic Mountain at Tourney Road will be closed from 6 to 7:45 a.m. last_img read more


first_imgDonegal’s young entrepreneurs will be exhibiting their businesses at a special Young Entrepreneur Event held by Foróige’s Youth Entrepreneurship Programme the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) in Villa Rose Hotel, from 11am – 1pm 2nd March.It’s an excellent opportunity for local businesses and the Donegal community to drop in and encourage our talented young people. The young people at the fair are from all over Donegal and have taken part in the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) 2012 Programme . There will be plenty of inspiration and new ideas on show.NFTE is launching the Donegal Volunteer Programme and is inviting all business owners and local entrepreneurs to support these young people.According to Maria Doherty NFTE Programme Manager it will make a big difference, “We’re asking local businesses to get involved to support a young NFTE business, they can do this, by giving their time, becoming a mentor or by making a donation. It’s so important for our young people to learn from businesses who have much more experience in the county and everyone who is involved so far has been amazed how much they enjoyed it and what they learned as well! Come on down and see for yourself on the 2nd March.”Last year’s Donegal finalist Niamh Kelly (16) from Dungloe came a very impressive 2nd in the National competition, her business Oven Glove Bakery makes creative cakes and she will be exhibiting on 2nd March. “I’ve really enjoy making the cakes and coming up with new ideas. Going to the national competition and was a first class experience. It’s tough actually getting everything together but I’ve learned so much.”The NFTE programme has been proven to influence school completion, build interpersonal skills and encourage further education.Lauren Mc Sharry a 16 year old young entrepreneur from Killybegs will also speak about her experience of the programme and her achievements since participating in it over two years ago. Lauren’s home baking business is now a thriving success to point where she now employs her mother. Lauren was profiled as part of the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year show and also recently was interviewed by George Lee on the RTE Radio The Business Show.This successful entrepreneurship education NFTE programme is managed by Foróige and encourages Donegal 11 -18 year olds to come up with their own business ideas and develop them for real ; right down to market research, resourcing materials, marketing, pricing, working as a team and making a profit. Specially trained youth workers deliver the highly interactive programme and it is integrated with the young people’s local communities.The NFTE programme runs throughout Donegal in Foróige centres in Bundoran, Ballyshannon, Falcarragh, Dungloe, Killybegs, Letterkenny, Raphoe, and Donegal Town. It is delivered in Donegal as an out-of-school activity in youth clubs and special projects. Over 90 young people in Donegal participated.“We thought it was time to show imagination and ideas of the young people from Donegal. There are some wonderful businesses here and this is the perfect opportunity for local business community to meet the young entrepreneurs and give these young pioneers some support,” says Maria Doherty, Manager NFTE Ireland. “The young people who participate in NFTE get to experience for themselves what it’s like to visit wholesalers for supplies, negotiate prices, manage funds and market their products.“We’ve consistently found that when young people have a chance to see their ideas transform into real viable businesses, it gives them a terrific sense of achievement. They find a new confidence and self -belief to succeed. It’s also very rewarding for the youth workers who deliver the course and the business mentors who support the young people in the development of their business plan as they’re inspired by their talent, passion and enthusiasm.”President LYIT Paul Hannigan will be officially launching the Donegal Volunteer Programme at the even on 2 March.NFTE programme has already been successfully introduced in Dublin, Limerick, Tipperary and Belfast with almost 1,000 young people taking part last year. The programme has also begun pilots in Cork, Mayo, Galway and Roscommon.For anyone who wishes to take part or support the NFTE Education Programme for Young People operated by Foróige, visit www.nfte.ie or better still drop in and meet these young entrepreneurs 2 March, 2012 11am – 1pm at the Villa Rose Hotel. CALLING ALL BUSINESSES – GIVE SOME ENCOURAGEMENT TO YOUNG DONEGAL ENTREPRENEURS was last modified: February 23rd, 2012 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


first_imgAvril McMonagle, Donegal Childcare Manager is strongly urging all early childhood services in County Donegal to apply for the new capital grant announced by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs which provides €2.75 million to support the ongoing improvement of the early childhood sector on Ireland.Donegal County Childcare is offering 142 early childhood service providers across the county a range of advisory supports over the next month to enable them to avail of this opportunity to provide the best learning experiences possible for young children.The recently announced 2013 funding scheme is smaller than the allocation for 2012 and is expected to be extremely competitive. The scheme covers improvements in four important areas including small grants to purchase equipment or carry out small maintenance work; grants to improve accessibility of services for children with disabilities, grants to provide natural outdoor spaces that promote active outdoor play and; grants towards critical works to ensure that buildings are fit for purpose under the childcare regulations.When asked how Donegal early childhood services could improve their chances of being successful in obtaining funding Avril advised ‘The criteria and funding limits of this programme have been designed to ensure the best possible outcome for investment, therefore, it is hugely important that early childhood services carefully review the application guidance document provided and submit applications strictly in line with this.“For example, if a service is applying for the development of a natural outdoor space it is imperative that the proposal is clear, complete and backed up with the relevant documentation including proof of need and accessibility to/ownership of, the space in question. Value for money is also central so any requests for funding need to be supported by realistic, comparable quotations. When the need to shortlist applications is so competitive, it is remarkable how many applications don’t get passed the first stage due to the omission of one piece of information’Avril also encouraged early childhood services to ‘keep it local’ by working with local businesses when compiling quotations for natural outdoor play structures in particular. She said ‘There is a tendency to purchase outdoor adventure structures from big multinational outlets but I would urge early childhood service providers to work with local trades’ people and businesses in Donegal to provide quotations for the development of outdoor play spaces and wooden structures. These can often represent best value for money and can also be used as a sound rationale as part of a funding application regarding access to ongoing maintenance works’.The programme is now open for applications via the Pobal website www.pobal.ie and applications for funding will be made on-line until Tuesaday 30th April 2013. Full details regarding grant conditions are on the DCCC website www.donegalchildcare.com or on DCCC facebook page www.facebook.com/DonegalChildcare.For advice and assistance to complete the application please contact Donegal County Childcare on 074 9123442 and ask to speak to a Childcare Development Officer who will provide support and advice regarding the application and appraisal process. CHILDCARE MANAGER URGES DONEGAL CHILDCARE SERVICES TO APPLY FOR FUNDING was last modified: April 2nd, 2013 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) Tags:Avril McGonagleDonegal Childcare Serviceslast_img read more