Garbage company dumping waste in housing scheme – CH&PA

first_imgThe Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) on Monday announced that it recently discovered that a garbage company has been dumping refuse in a specific housing scheme.It also revealed that over a two-and-a-half-month period, it has issued 3050 verbal warnings to residents of several East Bank Demerara communities owing to its rangers programme.Although much detail was not provided on the issue of the illegal dumping, the Housing Authority noted that it was made aware of the situation by concerned residents who even provided photographic evidence. The agency said it would be soon making contact with that company to have the issue addressed.The CH&PA on Monday also expressed appreciation to members of the public for supporting the rangers programme.“During the period, 3050 verbal warnings were issued to residents in communities on the East Bank of Demerara. Of the figure, 2229 were issued in April, while 313 written warning were issued of which 283 were issued in March. In April, 115 contravention notices were issued during the period,” it stated.It went on to inform that the issue of dumping of construction materials on roadways and parapets, blockage of interlocking drains with building material, parking of storage containers on parapets, and dumping of derelict vehicles and garbage on parapets were some of the matters dealt with.The CH&PA further reported that a “significant” percentage of residents have been since complying; however, there still remained rebellious persons who continue perform the act, but the Authority was working to address this.On another note, the CH&PA highlighted that it has received several complaints of violations in several housing schemes. The agency informed that their rangers “will only be working in housing schemes that were not handed over to town councils or Neighbourhood Democratic Councils [NDCs]. For communities that were handed over, we will advise residents to take their complaints to the relevant town councils or NDCs to have them addressed.”The agency, nevertheless, renewed its call to residents living in communities under its purview to adhere to the clauses agreed to in their agreements of sale, titles, and transports.In order to better monitor the development of infrastructure within the prerequisite policy framework, the CH&PA had introduced rangers to execute that function.Senior Development Planner Fayola Azore related that law enforcement for the Housing Authority has been a challenge and the introduction of rangers would significantly aid in combating that challenge.“We recently hired a number of rangers that will aid in our enforcement and they will be out there going around seeing things that are going up and bringing that information back to us,” she said.last_img read more

China’s football dream more elusive after latest flops

first_imgChina’s national team have long been an embarrassment to the country and on Friday, Marcello Lippi’s side lost 1-0 to Qatar in Doha, triggering another bout of soul-searching and finger-pointing by Chinese media and fans.Titan Sports, citing “informed sources”, said that an apoplectic “high-ranking official” got on the phone to a team supervisor at the Khalifa Stadium before half-time to demand what was going on.Lippi, said to be the best-paid international coach in the world on reported wages of between $23 million and $27 million a year, admitted he was shocked by the team’s performance in Qatar.That was followed on Monday by a moribund 0-0 draw with Bahrain, who are ranked 113th in the FIFA rankings to China’s 75th, prompting Lippi to say that he was “mentally prepared for criticism”.Some incandescent fans on Weibo, China’s equivalent of Twitter, called for the national team to be disbanded.The 70-year-old Lippi, who is expected to step down after the Asian Cup in the UAE in January, said he had been “surprised and worried about the condition of our players” before the Qatar game.“If the Asian Cup opened next week, I’d be worried, but we still have time to become better,” added Lippi, who led his native Italy to win the World Cup in 2006.– Big money, little return –China improved when Lippi took over nearly two years ago, but that initial bounce is gone. In his 21 games in charge they have won eight, lost eight and drawn five.They failed to reach the World Cup in Russia — in Lippi’s defence, most of the damage to China’s qualifying hopes was done before he arrived — and he is under pressure for the first time.Lippi’s side had plenty of the ball against World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar but lacked a cutting edge up front, where Chinese Super League (CSL) top-scorer Wu Lei had little support or service.Lippi has previously bemoaned his lack of strikers, saying it was because CSL teams tended to favour expensive foreign forwards, limiting chances for Chinese players.On Monday, the Chinese Football Association announced that another well-known coach, the 71-year-old Guus Hiddink, will take over the under-21 side — another statement of intent.The Dutchman will earn just under four million euros a year after tax, local media said, which is more than England manager Gareth Southgate.With Lippi and now Hiddink, China boast two top coaches, albeit ones that are nearing the ends of their careers.– ‘Chronic illness’ –But there is widespread acknowledgement that China do not have the players to compete even with Asia’s best.The average age of Lippi’s starting line-up against Qatar was 30, underlining the dearth of young talent.“Speaking with no exaggeration, Lippi’s national team is truly standing at a crossroads,” journalist Bai Guohua wrote in the Soccer News newspaper.Bai said that the inclusion of the 38-year-old midfielder Zheng Zhi “reflects the frustrating reality of Chinese football -– if the younger players could take over quickly, don’t you think Lippi would be willing to bring in more youngsters?”As part of president Xi’s football drive, youth academies and pitches are springing up in China, but it is expected to take several years before they begin to bear fruit.China have only reached the World Cup finals once, in 2002, when they failed to win a point or score a goal.Bai lamented that “it feels like we are far from one step away from the World Cup”.“This is not a unique problem for Lippi’s national team, but a chronic illness of the Chinese football team.”0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000‘Prepared for criticism’: China’s head coach Marcello Lippi © AFP / STRSHANGHAI, China, Sep 11 – China is throwing money at President Xi Jinping’s ambitions to boast a top-class national football team and one day host a World Cup.But while the latter can be achieved by splashing the cash, the former appears further away than ever after a desperate four days.last_img read more

RESULTS FROM THE ERRIGAL COLLEGE 5K

first_imgPlace Bib Name Gender AG Club Time1. 131 David Conwell m SM Killybegs 17:542. 177 Charlie O Donnell m SM Bog A.C. 17:543. 118 James Donaghey m M40 Convoy A.C. 18:014. 265 Steven Gibson m SM 18:355. 92 Brendan Finney m JM Letterkenny A.C. 18:596. 129 John Hughes m M50 Letterkenny A.C. 19:007. 191 Stephen Cunningham m SM 19:268. 195 Cathal Morrison m M40 19:429. 130 Noeleen Scanlan f SW Letterkenny A.C. 19:4910. 137 Brian O Donnell m M40 Swanlings 19:5611. 178 Paul Mc Kelvey m SM BOG A.C. 20:0112. 150 Paul Gallagher m M40 20:1713. 186 Enda Kelly m SM 20:1814. 101 Fionnuala Larkin f SW 20:2715. 145 Keith Gordon m SM Swanlings 20:3016. 151 Liam Doherty m M40 21:2317. 187 Karl Sweeney m M40 21:2618. 123 Paddy Rafferty m SM 21:2919. 259 Joe Devine m SM 21:4120. 132 Dermot Boyle m SM Killybegs 22:0021. 99 Dean Spencer m M40 22:3122. 154 Nancy Mc Namee f W50 Finn Valley A.C. 22:5523. 167 Shaun O Donnell m M50 Swanlings 22:5624. 102 David Larkin m SM 22:5925. 168 Martin Cafferty m M40 Swanlings 23:2526. 198 Kevin O Malley m SM 23:3127. 114 Joseph Casey m M50 23:3228. 111 lorraine Duffy f SW Swanlings 23:3329. 109 Kay Norrie f SW 23:5430. 108 Mi Choella Norrie f JW 24:0331. 162 Alphie McHale m M50 Garda 24:0532. 152 Matthew Magee m JM 24:0633. 196 Vanessa Johnston f SW 24:1234. 180 Nigel Keown m M40 Garda 24:1735. 107 Louise Norrie f JW 24:2636. 110 Natasha Montgomery f JW 24:4737. 189 Sam Mc Garvey m JM 24:5138. 161 Lisa Gallagher f W40 24:5939. 188 Eileen Morning f W40 Swanlings 25:1940. 144 Con Duffy m SM 25:2541. 194 John McFadden m SM 25:3742. 143 Eibhlín Nic Giolla Chearra f SW 25:3943. 104 Daniel Burrows m JM 25:5944. 115 Jack Mc Namee m JM St.Eunan’s Raphoe 26:2745. 165 Jean McGlinchey f W50 26:4846. 119 Lorraine Boyce f SW 26:5947. 134 Pat Byrne m M50 Killybegs Swanlings 27:0348. 153 Fiona Temple f W40 24/7 bTriathlon Club 27:4049. 263 Fiona Roarty f SW 27:4950. 262 Linda Dolan f SW 27:4951. 261 Aisling Mills f SW 27:5452. 117 Emma Holian f JW 28:2853. 136 Kealan Dolan m JM 29:0654. 103 Eimear Logue f SW 29:1155. 105 Eileen Mc Geever f SW 29:1956. 106 Enya O Donnell f SW 29:1957. 183 Kim Bradley f SW 30:0158. 166 Noreen Sharkey f W50 30:4759. 158 Karina Mc Menamin f SW 30:5160. 157 Abigh Mc Meanmain f JW 30:5161. 147 Seána Mc Carry f JW 31:2962. 97 Catherine Cannon f W50 LK Gaels 31:4163. 175 Caitriona Hasson f SW 31:4264. 264 Claire Foody f SW 33:3265. 112 Caoimhe Weir f JW 34:0766. 126 Ben Gallagher m JM 34:3467. 179 Pascale Gallinagh f SW Errigal College Staff 34:3968. 100 Oisín Power m JM 34:5869. 170 Ben McLaughlin m JM 34:5870. 139 Tori O Donnell f JW 34:5971. 93 Taylor Whoriskey f JW 34:5972. 116 Denise Langan f W40 Castlefin 35:1073. 260 Angel Gannon f W40 36:5774. 190 Elaine Mc Loghlin f JW 37:1475. 141 Michael Murphy m M50 Glenswilly 38:0876. 192 Breege Doherty f W50 38:2077. 193 Breege Jr Doherty f JW 38:2078. 95 Stacey Whoriskey f JW 38:2679. 96 Shania Keenan f JW 38:2780. 140 Elice Baxter f JW 38:2881. 171 Erin McLaughlin f SW 39:1782. 173 S McLaughlin m M50 39:1783. 149 Noreen McGeever f SW 39:1884. 174 Sharryn Mc Laughlin f SW 39:1885. 120 Mairead Browne f W40 St. Mary’s Convoy 39:2486. 121 Shania Browne f JW 39:2587. 164 James Patton m JM 39:3188. 155 Orlaith Roarty f JW 39:3289. 156 Aibhé Mc Menamin f JW 39:5090. 159 Shiona Mc Menamin f JW 39:5091. 258 Kathy Wilkin f JW 40:1592. 181 Mark Deery m M40 40:2193. 182 Kevin Deen m JM 40:2194. 197 Elsie Wilkin f JW 40:2595. 133 Peadar Mc Daid m M40 40:3596. 94 Nitita Suleiman f JW 40:5597. 127 Eileen Mc Cormick f W50 41:2898. 122 Mary Rafferty f SW 41:2999. 148 Shaun Bradley m SM 41:58100. 146 Janet McGeever f W40 43:34101. 142 Nichola Mc Geever f SW 43:35102. 128 Shirley Duddy f W40 44:07103. 172 Derry McLaughlin m JM 45:22104. 169 Lara McLaughlin f JW 45:22105. 184 Anna Hennessy f JW 46:13106. 160 Geraldine Rabbit f W40 46:26107. 185 Kevin Hennessy m M40 46:34108. 135 Jimmy Kavanagh m SM 47:17109. 98 Mairead Mc Glynn f SW 48:42110. 113 Sylvia Power f W40 49:39111. 138 Donna O Donnell f W40 49:39112. 124 Louise Duddy f JW 50:18113. 125 Jackie Friel f W40 50:18RESULTS FROM THE ERRIGAL COLLEGE 5K was last modified: May 23rd, 2016 by John2Share 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