PUBLISHED: 16:35 11 January 2019 David Hannant: Local democracy reporter The signage on the property in Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood Jamie Honeywood Archant Norwich Norfolk The “Japanese restaurant” at the centre of controversy is subject of a two-pronged investigation from the city council. Orlando Williams pictured in his former Norwich restaurant. Photo by Simon FinlayOfficers are looking into whether or not Orlando Williams has been operating a Japanese restaurant from his home in Norwich, after receiving numerous complaints from neighbours. The home on Earlham Road has an illuminated sign above its door emblazoned with the name of a former city restaurant, a Facebook page and advertisements on Trip Advisor, while council officers previously found places set for more than 20 people on a visit.The complaints have led to City Hall investigating Mr Williams into whether he has breached two sets of regulations.Should it be found that Mr … [Read more...] about New twist in ‘Japanese restaurant’ saga as City Hall confirms food safety probe
Belfast MLA calls for people to attend left-wing 'yellow vest' protest at City Hall BelfastTelegraph.co.uk An MLA has called for people to attend the left-wing "yellow vest" protest planned for Belfast this weekend. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/belfast-mla-calls-for-people-to-attend-leftwing-yellow-vest-protest-at-city-hall-37697576.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37291566.ece/00d45/AUTOCROP/h342/8_Gerry_Carroll.jpg Email An MLA has called for people to attend the left-wing "yellow vest" protest planned for Belfast this weekend. Gerry Carroll, People Before Profit MLA for west Belfast, posted a video calling on people to attend the Yellow Vest Occupy Belfast Group protest being held at City Hall on Saturday January 12. The group, which wants an end to public services cuts and zero-hour contracts, recently rejected a proposal from the Yellow Vest Movement of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to stage a joint protest after … [Read more...] about Belfast MLA calls for people to attend left-wing ‘yellow vest’ protest at City Hall
Associated Press Published 3:36 PM EST Jan 3, 2019 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Firefighters used harnesses and ropes to safely lower two workers six stories to the ground after they became stuck in an elevator lift outside Grand Rapids City Hall. Battalion Chief David Noorman says the two workers were stuck in the lift for about 45 minutes Thursday after its emergency brake engaged. The Grand Rapids Press reports the men declined to be identified. Noorman says one firefighter first was lowered in a basket to the lift to help the workers, who then were placed in harnesses and lowered to the ground, one by one. No one was injured. Other workers clapped when both men were safely on the ground. The two men were working on a project to replace components in the building's heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. Read more: … [Read more...] about Workers trapped at Grand Rapids City Hall rescued
Story by Louis Hansen | Photos and videos by Dai Sugano Published: December 19, 2018 Surrounded by the wealth fed by tech titans like Google and Facebook, a small community of blue collar RV dwellers is fighting for the only place they can call home. Lisa Cosey-Stevens (below) works for San Mateo County. She loves her job. But despite steady work and little debt, she trudges back and forth to the office every day from a dark RV trailer, packed floor to ceiling with bags of clothes, pet supplies for her seven dogs, thriller novels and food. September 2018 Cosey-Stevens, 63, has been parked on the shoulder of Bay Road in East Palo Alto, just about two miles from Facebook headquarters and some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the country, since June. “No one knows how badly I want out of this,” she said during an interview in her trailer. “It’s depressing to live like this.” She’s part of an unplanned and impromptu RV park, about 80 … [Read more...] about Last Refuge: A Bay Area RV community bands together to fight City Hall
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Weddings Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Weddings | Why Go to the Chapel or City Hall When You Can Say ‘I Do’ Like Aquaman? Supported by Field Notes ByHilary Sheinbaum Dec. 19, 2018 Justin and Crystal Reynolds shared their first dance as husband and wife almost three years ago surrounded by friends, family, manta rays and whale sharks. They married submerged in 6.3 million gallons of water inside the Ocean Voyager exhibit at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. “We definitely wanted to mix our wedding with diving because it was something we were so passionate about,” said Ms. Reynolds, 33, who lives in Weston, Fla., and is studying criminal justice and forensic psychology at Purdue University Global. In preparation, the bridesmaid, groomsman and officiant achieved scuba certification. “Everyone had to wear a dive suit, and … [Read more...] about Why Go to the Chapel or City Hall When You Can Say ‘I Do’ Like Aquaman?