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10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Lives Lived: Kathleen (Kay) Howsam Seon, 99

Mother, grandma, church secretary. Born on Feb. 2, 1915, in Toronto; died on March 19, 2014, in Toronto, of natural causes, aged 99. Kay was a Toronto girl, the middle child of Alfred and Florence Baker, who lived on Yarmouth Road near the downtown Christie Pits Park.

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14 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

News from around the EMEA region, Sept 17.

Hotel, industry and travel news from around Europe, Middle East & Africa; this week: GledenInvest purchases the Augustine Hotel in Prague, Starwood expands Turkey portfolio & Carlson Rezidor in Moscow and more... Rocco Forte has reportedly agreed to sell The Lowry Hotel in Manchester, northwest England, to Westmont Hospitality for approximately 45 million . The 165-room, five-star hotel, on the banks of the River Irwell, was placed on the market in January 2014 for offers of more than 40 million.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

TrekEarth

Harbour Front

The charming little town of Gorey is about 5 to 8 miles from St Helier, depending upon whether you choose the inland route or the more scenic coastal route. Gorey has one of the Island of Jersey's three main harbours.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

V.I. marine industry leaders agree job growth, resourcefulness are needed to revitalize field

Marine industry experts are hoping that the territory can take advantage of its existing assets to revitalize an industry that has lost steam in the last few decades. About two dozen leaders in the industry convened this week at the University of the Virgin Islands to hold the "V.I. Marine Industry Forum," a forum organized by the Senate Committee on Economic Development, Agriculture and Planning.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

TrekEarth

Free Fall

The sculpture is slightly larger than life size and is suspended by a cable connected to one of her toes and is next to Liberty House. Jersey Girl's arms are stretched, is liberated of her clothes and is flying free, overlooking the new development of Liberty Wharf including the Tourism office.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

TrekEarth

Castle Elizabeth

Elizabeth Castle, the last of the Channel Islands Castles to be constructed, lies on The Islet, off of the coast of St. Helier. The History of the Islet goes back long long before the Castle's construction.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Isle News

Bohemia recognised as one of the UK's Best Restaurants in the Waitrose Good Food Guide 2015

Dubbed 'St Helier's prime spot for special occasions', Bohemia within the Club Hotel & Spa in Jersey has received a glowing score of 6 in the newly launched Waitrose Good Food Guide 2015. To qualify for a score of 6 in the guide, restaurants must demonstrate 'exemplary cooking skills, innovative ideas, impeccable ingredients and an element of excitement.'

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Isle News

Liberation Group to open new venue at Weighbridge House

The Liberation Group have agreed terms with local property developers Comprop, which will see the opening of a new venue on Jersey's historic Weighbridge area. The new bar and eaterie forms part of the redevelopment of the former Southampton Hotel and Traders bar site.

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The Argus

English's owner Simon Leigh-Jones and head oyster shucker Jonathan Speirs

The 150-year-old establishment seafood and oyster bar English's welcomed guests for appetisers prepared by head chef Clayton Green and tried their hand at oyster shucking with Jonathan Speirs, on Thursday afternoon. Restaurant director Simon Leigh-Jones, whose family have run the restaurant since 1945, presented new house champagne Laurent-Perrier, Lock Ryan natives from Scotland and Jersey rocks from the Royal Bay of Grouville - as well as West Mersea rock and native oysters from Richard Haward.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Isle News

Public Exhibition - New Charing Cross Development Proposals

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society would like to invite members of the public to find out more about the revised proposals for the development of Charing Cross at a public exhibition, which will be held this week, on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th September. If accepted, the new solution will retain four of the Grade Three, 'potentially' listed buildings, three of which will be 'gifted' to the National Trust for restoration.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Number of chikungunya cases increases in USVI

Health Commissioner Darice Plaskett has reported that the Department of Health is monitoring a recent uptick in the number of confirmed/probable cases of chikungunya in the US Virgin Islands. As of Friday, there have been a total of 30 confirmed/probable cases in the territory.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Commuters call continuing trouble with V.I.'s 2 new ferries a 'bridge to nowhere'

Daily News Photo by ALDETH LEWIN The Virgin Islands' two new ferries sit out of service Thursday afternoon at the ferry dock in Cruz Bay, St. John. These were just some of the responses St. Johnians had Thursday when asked about the two brand new ferryboats that have been parked at the dock and sitting idle in Cruz Bay for more than a month.

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Isle News

Businesswoman stands for St Brelade Deputy

A long-standing St Brelade businesswoman is to seek election to the States in this year's general election. Natalie Duffy has announced her intention to stand as a candidate for Deputy in St Brelade No 2 & 3 District.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

V.I. schools ready for students and teachers to return

Last week teachers and staff returned to school for training and to prepare their classrooms and campuses for the start of the year on Tuesday.

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Virgin Islands Daily News

V.I. in need of about 130 more teachers

New and returning teachers make their way to orientation sessions Friday at Charlotte Amalie High School on St. Thomas.

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Isle News

New solution proposed for Charing Cross that brings Premier Inn to Jersey

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited has submitted a new, revised solution for the redevelopment of its Charing Cross property in St Helier.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Wimbledon Guardian

Dog bites land five people a week in Epsom and St Helier A&Es

Dog bites landed about five people a week in Epsom and St Helier hospitals' A&Es in the first half of this year.

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Wimbledon Guardian

Dr Ruth Charlton said they are ready to treat dog bite wounds

Dog bites landed about five people a week in Epsom and St Helier hospitals' A&Es in the first half of this year.

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IcNetwork

Review: The Club Hotel and Spa, Jersey

Rue des Trois Pigeons, read the street sign high on the side of a pastel building - though my brogues were firmly planted on British soil.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Schneider CEO tells Senate hospital needs $9.9M more for FY 2015

Schneider Hospital CEO Bernard Wheatley, center, and other hospital officials testify Tuesday before the Senate Finance Committee in Ottley Legislative Hall on St. Thomas.

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