Didcot-based green building business Hemcrete Projects has been named as a finalist for the
2014 Ashden Awards, the UK’s leading green energy prize. The winner of the Weston Ashden Award for
Sustainable Buildings will be announced at a ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society on 22 May 2014,
receiving an award worth up to £20,000.
Bill Lee of Oxford Film Productions interviews Nicholas Newman energy consultant and
journalist at www.nicnewmanoxford.com, about some of the
latest issues affecting the oil and gas sectors in Europe and worldwide.
A review by: Julia Gasper
This excellent production
by English Touring Theatre of Brian Friel’s play about Ireland in the nineteenth century is riveting from
start to finish, and also gives much food for thought. In the 1830s, the English decide they want an
Ordnance Survey map of Ireland, and since they can’t pronounce the old Irish names, they are replacing
them with translations or making up new names altogether.
Do you wish you had a personal assistant? Someone who will ensure you don't miss
that important call and will always be on hand to receive your parcels and deliveries?
Iconic photography is part and parcel of the magic whilst visiting Blenheim Palace and to
celebrate the magical moments that visitors and guests experience in the house and grounds we have
launched a fantastic photography competition running until 31st August.
Greengauge 21 is today publishing a new report to help inform work being commissioned
to look into ways of improving connections between HS2 and Europe.
"Having a weekend in Brussels visiting friends is full of adventure."
At 14.04 our train left London - St. Pancras for Brussels - Midi. What was surprising, all the travel
procedures were efficiently carried out. Eurostar, which this November celebrates 20 years in business, has got
very friendly and welcoming staff, the daily routine does not seem to affect their professional
Talawa Theatre Company has given us a new production of this unusual play, written in 1957,
and set in Trinidad. The play has a (virtually) all-black cast speaking in West Indian dialect. With
sensitivity, comedy, and compassion, it tells the story of the hopes and aspirations of a family in this
newly-independent Commonwealth country.
Stratford Jazz Gig List News March to June 2014
Chipping Norton Literary
attracts some of the biggest and the best names in the business.
"The European Journalism Centre"
Maastricht, The Netherlands: The European Journalism Centre (EJC), in cooperation
with the Canvas Network by Instructure, is pleased to announce that its free online data journalism course
‘Doing Journalism with Data: First Steps, Skills and
Tools’ will officially start on May 19, 2014. With more than 14.000
participants, this five-module introductory course is the largest massive open online course (MOOC) on the
topic of journalism to date.
Please ignore the e-mails seeking financial
help, which purports to come from me in Uganda or Madrid etc. I am thankfully alive and
well in Oxford.