Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Tim Logan Globe Staff April 01, 2019 For almost a decade, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay has been based on the eighth floor of a downtown high-rise, close to volunteers and donors, easy to reach for families and staff, and smack in the middle of a service area that stretches from Lawrence to Cape Cod.But by the end of the year, the agency is likely to be forced out by surging downtown Boston rents. It’s one of a growing number of nonprofits feeling the squeeze of the city’s hot office market. As tech firms and other well-funded companies pour into downtown and adjacent neighborhoods to capitalize on their central location and access to young workers, nonprofits are being priced out.“Nonprofits want all the same things around the private sector does,” said Liz Berthelette, director of research at Hunneman, a Boston real estate … [Read more...] about Nonprofits are being squeezed out of Boston offices as rents surge
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Northern Ireland New Year Honours 2019- Full list BelfastTelegraph.co.uk New Year 2019 Honours List - Northern Ireland: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/northern-ireland-new-year-honours-2019-full-list-37663306.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37002918.ece/745af/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_d9dc676a-e63e-4753-8cda-cc45fc769b82_embedded25567873 Email New Year 2019 Honours List - Northern Ireland: Commanders of the Order of the British Empire- CBE Nicholas David George Coburn- Group Managing Director and Deputy Chairman, Ulster Carpet Mills (Holdings) Limited. For services to the Economy in Northern Ireland. Dr Bryan Keating- For services to Economic Development in Northern Ireland. Professor David Noel Livingstone- Professor of Geography and Intellectual History, Queen's University Belfast. For services to Scholarship in Geography, History of Science and Intellectual History. Dr William James McBride- For services to Rugby Union. Professor … [Read more...] about Northern Ireland New Year Honours 2019- Full list
PUBLISHED: 18:02 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 20:07 13 November 2018 Megan Aldous Goldie Sayers , Team GB Javelin Thrower and one of Suffolk's 100 Inspiring Women speaking at the event Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant This is a list that Suffolk should be proud of - 100 women who are positive role models for future generations, women who have achieved success in a diverse range of fields from business, the arts, sport and education to the third sector.The list was put together by a panel of judges this summer after we asked readers for their nominations. From top left: Jenna Ackerley, Anne Beckett-Allen, Katie Bannister, Jane Basham, Dayle Bayliss, Shayra Begum, Nicola Beach, Adele Bellis and Professor Emma Bond Pictures: WENDY AIKEN PHOTOGRAPHY/EDF ENERGY/BARRY ELEY/PHILIP MYNOTT/SUFFOLK COUNTY COUCIL/UNIVERSITY OF SUFFOLKJenna Ackerley, Events Under Canvas: A Felixstowe girl originally, 38-year-old Jenna now lives in East Bergholt with her husband and … [Read more...] about Meet 100 of Suffolk’s most inspirational women
Video PUBLISHED: 06:30 31 October 2018 Jessica Frank-Keyes Mearl and Tracey Brown spoke about the difficulties in accessing mental health care in Norfolk. Picture: Neil Didsbury Archant After recent deaths in north Norfolk, bereaved parents, a GP and a campaigner tell JESSICA FRANK-KEYES how a lack of local services is failing suicidal young men. Nyall Brown's parent's, Mearl and Tracey Brown, say a lack of local mental health services was "definitely a factor" in the death of their 19-year-old son. Picture: Mearl BrownGrieving parents and a retired GP say “remote, awful and inhumane” mental health support is leaving young men in north Norfolk at a heightened risk of taking their own lives.In recent months two young men have taken their lives in Cromer, with campaigners saying the number could be higher - and the finger is being pointed at poor support during crises. Dr Alasdair Lennox, a retired Cromer GP, said: “All of the … [Read more...] about Special report: Is a lack of crisis support behind a spate of young men’s deaths in North Norfolk?
No Vietnamese citizens onboard crashed Indonesian plane No Vietnamese citizens were marked as onboard the Lion Air passenger plane of Indonesia, which crashed into the sea on the morning of October 29, the country’s Vietnamese embassy confirmed. Indonesia’s Tribunsemsel.com and several other local websites have announced a list of the passengers aboard the plane, on which there are no Vietnamese nationals. The plane lost contact with air traffic control just 13 minutes after takeoff. The jet, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, was en route from Jakarta to Pangkakpinang in Bangka Belitung province off Sumatra island. The plane had requested the air traffic control to return to base before disappearing from radar, stated Bambang Ervan, a spokesperson for the Indonesian Ministry of Transport. According to the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas), the total number of people on the plane was 189, including two pilots and six flight attendants. Indonesia has opened a search and … [Read more...] about Social News 31/10