John Philips

Type: Person
Name: John Philips
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Limousin society returns substantial money to members

MORE THAN £100,000 was returned to British Limousin Cattle Society members in 2013 as part of two breed improvement incentives.The amount paid back to breeders in pedigree refunds has risen by £5000 for the 2013 financial year, giving a total of £65,750 ... [Published The Scottish Farmer - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Outcry as council suspends Civic Hall demolition process

BALLARAT City Council has been criticised for its decision to suspend the planning process to demolish the Civic Hall, with public representatives saying it was a knee-jerk reaction to politics. BALLARAT City Council has been criticised for its decision ... [Published Ballarat Courier - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Teenager in £100k scratchcard win in Dundee shop

A teenager has netted £100,000 after he bought a scratchcard at a Dundee shop.The lucky lad bought his winning ticket with a pound that staff refused to accept when he went to buy a packet of crisps.They didn’t want to accept his money because he’d just ... [Published Evening Telegraph - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

A War Memorial for Our Time: 1914-2014

The world stage was set for a theater of war in spring a century ago, and we'd do well to think about that in our uneasy Age of Anxiety.It soon became the worst thing in human history, like the Black Death. They seldom say in school that the "Great War" ... [Published Creators.Com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Another brick in the wall for new hospice

Glengormley Integrated Primary School has raised £3,400 for the Northern Ireland Hospice’s ‘Wall of Hope’ appeal.The appeal focuses on local schools raising funds for the relatives’ room and children’s play area in the new hospice at Somerton Road.The ... [Published Newtownabbey Today - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Former mayors speak up about bloc voting in the council chamber

FORMER mayors have described perceived Liberal Party bloc voting in the council chamber as bad for Ballarat. FORMER mayors have described perceived Liberal Party bloc voting in the council chamber as bad for Ballarat. Ex-mayors David Vendy, Stephen Jones ... [Published Ballarat Courier - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Antrim Grammar brings hope to Hospice

Antrim Grammar School has presented £4,450 to the Northern Ireland Hospice after holding a number of fundraising events recently for the charity's Wall of Hope appeal.The appeal focuses on local schools raising funds for the family area in the new hospice ... [Published Antrim Guardian - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Putin Ally Silvio Berlusconi Condemns 'Reckless' G7 Russia Ban

Silvio Berlusconi (L) and Russian president Vladimir Putin ReutersFormer Italy prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has condemned the G7 decision to suspend the 16-year collaboration with Russia in the G8 group of leading industrialised nations as "reckless ... [Published International Business Times UK - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wait for Gregory Street reopening causes frustration

BALLARAT motorists are becoming frustrated by the lack of action to reopen Gregory Street West to traffic BALLARAT motorists are becoming frustrated by the lack of action to reopen Gregory Street West to traffic.Seven years ago, a transport strategy recommended ... [Published Ballarat Courier - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sunday’s Sound Off

Kudos to John Philips for his Readers’ View letter on the Owen J. Roberts taxpayer stadium. Since bids have gone out to replace the turf fields with more non-education costs laid on the backs of us taxpayers maybe we should just call it the poorhouse ... [Published Pottstown Mercury - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Grammar School pupils help build NI Hospice’s Walls of Hope

Antrim Grammar hosted a number of very special fundraising events over the last number of months for the Northern Ireland Hospice Wall of Hope appeal.The appeal focuses on local schools raising funds for the family area in the new hospice at Somerton ... [Published Antrim Times - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Today in History: March 18

at 11:29 AM EDTTake a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.Included: Russian cosmonaut first man to walk in space; Singer John Philips dies; Mahatma Gandhi is sent to prison for civic disobedience, Italy's ... [Published WKBW News 7 - Mar 18 2014]

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"this is a simple but highly effective breed improvement tool that has seen the society return more than £650,000 of registration income to breeders" said BLCS vice chairman, John Philips
John Philips, Community Fundraiser for Northern Ireland Hospice, said: "i would like to sincerely thank antrim grammar for its continued support for northern ireland hospice and for raising this fantastic amount."
...During the Ukraine crisis, he reportedly told ambassador John Philips at the American embassy that "it would be an error to isolate russia" and called for the US to "involve the Kremlin."

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Limousin society returns substantial money to m... [Published The Scottish Farmer - Apr 11 2014]
Outcry as council suspends Civic Hall demolitio... [Published Ballarat Courier - Apr 09 2014]
VIDEO: Teenager in £100k scratchcard win in Dun... [Published Evening Telegraph - Apr 05 2014]
A War Memorial for Our Time: 1914-2014 [Published Creators.Com - Apr 03 2014]
Another brick in the wall for new hospice [Published Newtownabbey Today - Mar 31 2014]
Former mayors speak up about bloc voting in the... [Published Ballarat Courier - Mar 27 2014]
Antrim Grammar brings hope to Hospice [Published Antrim Guardian - Mar 26 2014]
Putin Ally Silvio Berlusconi Condemns 'Reckless... [Published International Business Times UK - Mar 25 2014]
Wait for Gregory Street reopening causes frustr... [Published Ballarat Courier - Mar 23 2014]
Sunday’s Sound Off [Published Pottstown Mercury - Mar 23 2014]
Today in History: March 18 [Published WKBW News 7 - Mar 18 2014]
Grammar School pupils help build NI Hospice’s... [Published Antrim Times - Mar 18 2014]
Saint Martin and Sint Maarten: one Caribbean is... [Published Montrealer - Mar 17 2014]
City to come together for Harmony Fest [Published Ballarat Courier - Mar 13 2014]
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