PUBLISHED: 17:43 02 June 2018 Russell Cook A lady in the Gilmour Piper Dragon Boat having trouble with her fancy dress hat during one of the races. Picture: Stephen Waller www.stephenwaller.com © Stephen Waller Eighteen teams battled it out on the water to be crowned the first ever winners of the Fresh Start Charity Dragon Boat Challenge. Jo Grant, clinical lead at Fresh Start - New Beginnings, was drummer in the Fresh Star Dragon Boat during their races at The Waterfront. Picture: Stephen Waller www.stephenwaller.com And at the end of the event, held on Saturday at Orwell Quay on the Ipswich Waterfront, the Ipswich Canoe Club were hailed the winning team. But thanks to those taking part and the support of ABP, who hosted the festival, a total of £10,000 was raised for the charity which supports children who have been sexually abused, The action started at 10.30am with the first race and ran through the rest of the day with the final taking place at 4pm. It was … [Read more...] about Eighteen teams battle it out in first ever Fresh Start Charity Dragon Boat Challenge on the Ipswich Waterfront with £10,000 being raised
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It happens to the best of us—in all fields and industries—and administrative assistants aren’t immune. You spend a significant amount of time in a certain job or position, and while once it provided an acceptable level of professional satisfaction and fulfillment, after a while it no longer does the job and you begin to feel as if you’re ready to move on and make a change. It’s called career fatigue, and for those of us who place a real value on what we choose to do for a living, it shouldn’t be ignored.The negative effects of career fatigue may be more serious than you think—according to a recent article by Forbes, the effects of keeping a job you don’t want can include significant physical and mental health consequences that include added stress, weight gain, increased susceptibility to illness, sleeplessness, and more.So yes, keeping a job you no longer want just might be a bad idea. And if you’re an administrative assistant … [Read more...] about Top meaningful jobs for administrative assistants who want a fresh start
MILLIONS of pounds promised in the Fresh Start agreement to promote integrated education can be carried over into future years, it has been confirmed.The Stormont House and Fresh Start Agreements included plans to invest up to £50 million a year, for 10 years, on unsegregated schooling.The huge investment was welcomed by ministers at the time as "another step forward on the road to building a better Northern Ireland".It was designed to unblock through investment "one of the most persistent obstacles towards a shared future for Northern Ireland's communities".Just £3m was spent in 2016/17, however, and it appeared there was little possibility of the unspent cash rolling over to another year. In the financial year just passed - 2017/18 - just £5m of a new £50m pot was spent.Fears had been expressed that any unspent money would be kept by the UK Treasury.The schools' funding was initially announced in March 2016 by then secretary of state, Theresa Villiers.A total of … [Read more...] about Fresh Start money for shared and integrated schools can be carried over
PUBLISHED: 16:00 18 April 2018 Andy Warren Danny Rowe, Freddie Sears and Myles Kenlock could all potentially benefit from a change of manager at Portman Road. Archant The next Ipswich Town manager will have decisions to make regarding a number of players this summer. ANDY WARREN looks at the players with most to gain. Freddie Sears has now not found the net for a year since scoring against Newcastle last April. Picture: STEVE WALLER Freddie Sears If there’s one Ipswich Town player who will certainly benefit from a fresh start, it’s striker Freddie Sears. The former Colchester frontman has struggled for regular minutes this season under Mick McCarthy and, when they have come, they have generally seen him deployed in a wide role rather than his favoured central striking position. He has now gone more than a year without scoring a goal - a period including 37 games and 1,957 playing minutes dating back to the victory over Newcastle last April. Sears is as hard … [Read more...] about Which Ipswich players could benefit from a fresh start under a new manager?
Freshpet kicks off ‘Fresh Start’ movement to help underdogs in needFreshpet Inc announced the launch of its ‘Fresh Start’ movement, a philanthropic platform that aims to spotlight overlooked shelter animals who deserve a fresh start in life. The program, in its inaugural year, will allow consumers the opportunity to get involved and make a difference to help underdogs (and cats) find their forever homes with a simple click of a button.To kick start the program, Freshpet launched a microsite that invites animal lovers everywhere to make a difference in the lives of dogs and cats looking to be adopted. For its first ‘Fresh Start’ project, Freshpet is aiming to help Animal Alliance of New Jersey build a rehabilitation wing to foster animal development, providing even more dogs and cats the attention they need to jumpstart the next stage of their lives.Good Shepherd leases space from Penn State Health St. JosephGood Shepherd Rehabilitation Network is … [Read more...] about Freshpet kicks off ‘Fresh Start’ Movement to help Underdogs in Need and other company news