Breast cancer charity hits £1m target with West End Show event

first_img Tagged with: Celebrity Events AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  37 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Breast cancer charity hits £1m target with West End Show event About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 4 April 2011 | News Breast cancer charity Future Dreams has reached its £1,000,000 fundraising target following the gala night of its West End variety show She’s the One.The celebrity-packed show presented by Gaby Roslin, Arlene Phillips, Kimberley Walsh and John Partridge, took place at the Savoy Theatre last night on Mother’s Day. It featured acts by X-Factor winner Shayne Ward and West End favourites Legally Blonde, Priscilla and Cuba Libre as well as dance acts by Escala, The Reason 4 and Woman.Comedian Miranda Hart and singer and actor Bernie Nolan appeared with West End performers including Frances Ruffelle, Hannah Waddingham, Louise Dearman, and Daniel Boys.Future Dreams was set up by mother and daughter Sylvie Henry and Danielle Leslie who used their experience and connections as performing arts teachers to raise over £785,000 since 2008. However, both lost their battles with cancer in the past 18 months. Last night’s show was organised by their son and brother Dale Henry on Mother’s Day to honour their memories and continue their work.Future Dreams sold over 1,100 tickets at £75-200 per ticket. Funds raised from the show take Future Dreams overall target to £1,000,000. All funds raised have been donated to Breakthrough Breast Cancer’s gene research lab dedicated to incurable secondary breast cancer.www.futuredreams.org.uklast_img read more

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Islamic Republic urged to free all detained journalists and online activists

first_imgNews Proposed Iranian law would ban US, British journalists and media Follow the news on Iran to go further April 10, 2015 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Islamic Republic urged to free all detained journalists and online activists News June 11, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts IranMiddle East – North Africa RSF_en News May 10, 2021 Find out more IranMiddle East – North Africa In the wake of Iran’s historic agreement with the United States on its nuclear programme, Reporters Without Borders calls on President Hassan Rouhani to keep another campaign promise – the immediate release of all detained journalists and online activists, many of whom are very ill and are being denied appropriate treatment. Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 June 9, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information After the international community hailed the 2 April accord, President Rouhani said on 3 April: “We have had tension and even hostility towards certain countries and we now hope for the end of this tension and hostility (…) The framework agreement envisages new cooperation with the world.”“An agreement with the international community on nuclear issues and the lifting of sanctions was one of Rouhani’s main promises during his election campaign, but he also repeatedly promised the release of prisoners of conscience, including journalists and online activists, and he has yet to keep this pledge,” said Reza Moini, the head of the Reporters Without Borders Iran-Afghanistan desk.“President Rouhani, we call for the immediate and unconditional release of all imprisoned journalists and Internet activists. The ‘cooperation’ you refer to needs above all unconditional cooperation with the United Nations and compliance with your international obligations, especially the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to which Iran is a party. It is vital that you request the unconditional release of all prisoners of conscience in Iran.”Iran continues to be one of the world’s five biggest prisons for news and information providers, with a total of 46 journalists and Internet activists currently detained. Arrested arbitrarily, convicted in unfair trials and held in inhuman and degrading conditions, many of these detainees are in danger.Reporters Without Borders is especially concerned about the health of these journalists and online activists: Atena Ferghdani, who is awaiting trial, Said Razavi Faghih, who was sentenced to a year in prison and should have been freed in mid-March, Masoud Bastani, who has been held since July 2008 and who was sentenced to a total of six years in prison, Hossien Ronaghi Malki, who was arrested in 2010 and was sentenced to a total of 17 years in prison, and Saraj Mirdamadi, who has been held since March 2013 and is serving a three-year jail term.Bastani and Malki should have been released months ago under article 134 of the new Islamic penal code (as amended in 2013), which says that defendants who are given more than one sentence should serve only the main one.After visiting Rajaishahr prison on 1 March, health minister Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi said: “This prison is holding twice as many detainees as its capacity permits and cannot guarantee the required hygiene and health conditions (…) This is the first time I have come to this prison and the situation is really bad. People should not commit crimes, or else they will be incarcerated in this prison and will get ill and have lots of problems.”The minister was referring to conditions in what is one of Iran’s worst prisons in terms of cases of torture, rape and murder. Its official capacity is 1,100 inmates but it is currently holding more than 5,000 detainees, including around 100 prisoners of conscience, of whom 20 are journalists or online activists. This prison has been criticized in several reports including the UN Secretary-General’s report of 12 August 2014 on the human rights situation in Iran. Organisation News Iran is stepping up pressure on journalists, including foreign journalists, in run-up to electionlast_img read more

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Parking problems at Larkins Lane back under spotlight

first_img Facebook WhatsApp By News Highland – September 9, 2019 Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous articleMore works on Stranorlar footpath to begin with immediate effectNext articleThose behind Strabane bomb attempt ‘have nothing to offer’ News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th center_img Google+ Twitter Parking problems at Larkins Lane back under spotlight Parking problems at Larkins Lane in Lettekenny have been brought back under the spotlight. There have been several complaints about cars being left there all day, resulting in businesses unable to facilitate parking for their customers.There’s also concern over vehicles partially blocking the narrow two way street.Local Cllr Jimmy Kavanagh has long since called for a pay and display system to be established on that section.He believes it would go a long way in addressing the issue:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/jimmylarkins.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODAlast_img read more

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