Nicholas Parsons

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Name: Nicholas Parsons
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Jo Brand added to line-up as final list unveiled for Dylathon

Comments (0)COMEDIAN Jo Brand has been added to the long list of celebrities taking part in a 36-hour live non-stop reading of the works of Dylan Thomas at Swansea Grand Theatre, ending on the very hour of his birth 100 years before.The final line-up ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

New Survey Data Deflate Two Drug Scares

Survey data released this month by thefederal government cast doubt on a couple of widely acceptedbeliefs about drug use trends: 1) that the nation is in the midstof an escalating "heroin epidemic" and 2) that loosening marijuanaprohibition encourages ... [Published REASON Online - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Nicholas Parsons to compere business awards

First published in News by TEST Valley Business Awards are back with a bang next year with Radio 4’s Just a Minute host Nicholas Parsons as compere.The event offers local businesses even more chances to be recognised for outstanding achievement ... [Published Andover Advertiser - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Plans to build thousands of new homes under attack

PROPOSALS to build 2,500 homes in Cirencester have been fiercely criticised at Cotswold District Council .At the district council meeting on Tuesday, councillors for the first time publicly debated the development, which would see the homes built in the ... [Published Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

As Heroin Use And Teenage Pot Smoking Fall, Alarm About Them Rises

Survey data released last week by the federal government cast doubt on a couple of widely accepted beliefs about drug use trends: 1) that the nation is in the midst of an escalating “heroin epidemic” and 2) that loosening marijuana prohibition encourages ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Nicholas to launch business awards

Nicholas Parsons will be at the Potters HerronFirst published in NewsShowbiz legend Nicholas Parsons will be the guest of honour at the launch of the 11th Test Valley Business Awards.Nicholas, who recently presented the 900th edition of the Radio 4 panel ... [Published Romsey Advertiser - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Just a Minute Star to Launch Test Valley Business Awards 2015

The prestigious Test Valley Business Awards is back – recognising business excellence for the 11th year.After celebrating our tenth year with a very special Award Ceremony in May 2014, the Test Valley Business Awards are back with a bang, to offer local ... [Published Andover Town - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Save our Cirencester to hand in petition ahead of December consultation

THE fate of a controversial housing development in Cirencester is set to be decided from December this year.According to Cotswold District Council , as many as 2,500 homes need to be built in the Chesterton Farm area by 2034, which would increase the ... [Published Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Star line-up unveiled for Buxton literary festival

A programme of renowned speakers has been revealed for the Buxton Festival’s new literary weekend.The three-day event at the Pavilion Arts Centre opens on Friday October 31 with a captivating talk by journalist and broadcaster Kirsty Wark and an entertaining ... [Published Buxton Today - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Timetable finally unveiled for Cotswold local plan

A TIMETABLE for Cotswold District Council ’s long awaited local plan has been unveiled at the council’s latest cabinet meeting.The next steps in the local plan timetable are accepting a development strategy, determining which new sites will be allocated ... [Published Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Sutcliffe: Nicholas Parsons celebrates chairing more than 900 shows of Radio 4's Just a Minute

If there was one programme that qualifies as quintessentially English it would have to be BBC Radio 4’s Just a Minute.Along with The Archers, Woman’s Hour and Gardeners Question Time it is one of those standout programmes that is instantly recognisab ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 3 reports

New names - including Anne Robinson and Paul Greengrass - added to Henley Literary Festival 2014 line-up

TELEVISION'S ‘Queen of Mean’, a Hollywood director and the journalist who exposed the phone-hacking scandal are among the final names added to this month’s Henley Literary Festival.Anne Robinson, best known for presenting The Weakest Link and Watchdog, ... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - Sep 04 2014]

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Jo Brand added to line-up as final list unveile... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Sep 30 2014]
Prince Charles, Katherine Jenkins, Robert Pesto... [Published Wales Online - Sep 30 2014]
Harry Hill to bring Professor Branestawm to lif... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
New Survey Data Deflate Two Drug Scares [Published REASON Online - Sep 29 2014]
Nicholas Parsons to compere business awards [Published Andover Advertiser - Sep 29 2014]
Plans to build thousands of new homes under attack [Published Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - Sep 25 2014]
As Heroin Use And Teenage Pot Smoking Fall, Ala... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 24 2014]
Nicholas to launch business awards [Published Romsey Advertiser - Sep 22 2014]
Just a Minute Star to Launch Test Valley Busine... [Published Andover Town - Sep 18 2014]
Alarm About a 'Heroin Epidemic' Skyrockets As H... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 17 2014]
BBC's Head Of Values, Ian Fletcher, returns for... [Published Noodls - Sep 15 2014]
The Lord's Taverners raises over £30,000 for go... [Published Wiltshire Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
Save our Cirencester to hand in petition ahead ... [Published Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - Sep 11 2014]
Star line-up unveiled for Buxton literary festival [Published Buxton Today - Sep 09 2014]
Anne to host phone hacking debate [Published Henley Standard - Sep 08 2014]
Timetable finally unveiled for Cotswold local plan [Published Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - Sep 07 2014]
Robert Sutcliffe: Nicholas Parsons celebrates c... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Sep 06 2014]
New names - including Anne Robinson and Paul Gr... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - Sep 04 2014]
Anne Robinson joins Henley Literary Festival li... [Published Reading Post - Sep 04 2014]
Anne Robinson brings acerbic wit to Henley [Published Henley Standard - Sep 04 2014]
Should the Great British Bake Off 'villain' rea... [Published Telegraph - Aug 30 2014]
Alleged car burglars appear in Circuit Court [Published Laramie News - Aug 28 2014]
Pleasure boats, local ale and Midsomer Murders:... [Published Daily Express - Aug 27 2014]
Burglary investigations net two arrests [Published Laramie News - Aug 26 2014]
Bring back the cravat? Not likely [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Aug 22 2014]
Antonio Carluccio: Prince Charles wrote to me a... [Published Telegraph - Aug 21 2014]
Nicholas Parsons starts a one man crusade to br... [Published Telegraph - Aug 18 2014]
Smartphones will make statues talk [Published HDTV UK - Aug 18 2014]
Is The Meth Epidemic Overblown? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 13 2014]
Jacob Sullum on the Lessons From Three Meth Panics [Published REASON Online - May 12 2014]
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Alarm About a 'Heroin Epidemic' Skyrockets As H... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 17 2014]
Yesterday the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released the results of the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health(NSDUH). As I noted a couple of weeks ago, when SAMHSA gave us a preview ofthose data, the number ...
Smartphones will make statues talk [Published HDTV UK - Aug 18 2014]
Usually, if you talk to statues, you’ll be met with a, er, stony silence. But from tomorrow, certain statues in London and Manchester will talk back . And you won’t even need to take hallucinogens first. Public performance company Sing London has ...
Is The Meth Epidemic Overblown? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 13 2014]
After reading Nicholas Parsons’s Meth Mania: A History of Methamphetamine , Sullum  believes  so: Although NSDUH data cited by Parsons indicate that monthly meth users never accounted for more than 0.3 percent of the population between 2002 and 2011, ...
Jacob Sullum on the Lessons From Three Meth Panics [Published Hit & Run - May 12 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="206" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jsullum/2014_05/methmouth-ad.jpg?h=206&w=275" title="|||The Meth Project" width="275" style="float: right;"/&gt;Inhis new book Meth Mania, sociologist Nicholas Parsonsshows that public ...
The Politics of Meth Panics [Published Hit & Run - May 09 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="363" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jsullum/2014_05/Newsweek-meth-cover.jpg?h=363&w=275" title="|||Newsweek" width="275" style="float: right;"/&gt;In mylatest Forbes column, I review a new book on on thehistory of methamphetamine ...
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