Tuesday, December 31, 2013

2014 Midnight Fireworks: Burj Khalifa, Dubai (Full Show HD)

2014 Midnight Fireworks: Burj Khalifa, Dubai (Full Show HD)



2014 Midnight Fireworks: Dragon, Philippines (Full Show HD)

2014 Midnight Fireworks: Dragon, Philippines (Full Show HD)


2014 Midnight Fireworks: Singapore (Full Show HD)

2014 Midnight Fireworks: Singapore (Full Show HD)


2014 Midnight Fireworks: Hong Kong (Full Show HD)

2014 Midnight Fireworks: Hong Kong (Full Show HD


2014 Fireworks: Sydney, Australia (HD) New Year in Australia!

2014 Fireworks: Sydney, Australia (HD) New Year in Australia!


Taipei Fireworks 2014 | Taiwan New Year's Eve 2014 Amazing Show!!

Taipei Fireworks 2014 | Taiwan New Year's Eve 2014 Amazing Show!!


Japan Tokyo New Years Fire Works 2014

Japan Tokyo New Years Fire Works 2014


New Zealand Fireworks 2014 at Auckland Sky Tower & New Year Celebrations 2014 | HD

New Zealand Fireworks 2014 at Auckland Sky Tower & New Year Celebrations 2014 | HD




Oakham, Rutland, Last Photographs of 2013, Grey Day, Happy 2014

Oakham, Rutland, Last Photographs of 2013, Grey Day, Happy 2014
































Oakham Fire Station, Photograph, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue go on strike today


Oakham Fire Station,

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue go on strike today.

Crews will walk out between 18:30 GMT on New Year's Eve and 00:30 GMT on New Year's Day.

It will be the eighth strike in the current dispute by union members in England & Wales.


Cancer Research Donations, Oakham, Rutland, Biffa Waste, this could be the outcome of your seasonal donations

Cancer Research Donations, Oakham, Rutland, Biffa Waste, this could be the outcome of your seasonal donations.

Each week Cancer research disposes of huge amount of donated items.

This week the store has cleared out many Christmas related items.

I wonder how much they pay Biffa Waste Management to clear this?






Packs of unsold Christmas Cards



MONBANA, chocolatier in France

A quick look on E-bay I see people these sell for
around £5 + £4 shipping

Oakham Jobs 31st December 2103

Oakham Jobs 31st December 2103

Sweatman Mowers - Oakham
Experience is preferred but not essential. Successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks. You will be working on your own initiative.... £6.31 an hour
Jobcentre Plus Universal Jobmatch 16:30

Yorkshire Building Society  7 reviews - Wymondham
You will also deal with customer’s queries face to face or over the phone. Most importantly though, you will ensure that everything you do is within our... £14,505 - £16,329 a year
Yorkshire Building Society 14:54

H Samuel  20 reviews - Corby
Our Sales Associates create amazing customer experiences. Saturday Hours From 10:45 to 13:45. Wednesday Hours From 09:00 to 13:00....
Signet Trading 30-Dec

Complete Recruit - Melton Mowbray
Our international client based in Melton Mowbray is currently looking to recruit a temporary Data Entry Clerk with previous experience in administrative or Data...
Easily apply to this job
Indeed 11:41

Crown House  2 reviews - Oakham
Applicants must have an enhanced disclosure to be paid for by the applicant. 35 to 40 Hours a week. 5 from 7 days....
Jobcentre Plus Universal Jobmatch 16:27

H & M  452 reviews - Leicester
Are you ready to put your creativity to work on the global fashion scene?. We are offering a job where every day is a challenge where only you set the limits to...
H & M 17:41

Marston's Inns and Taverns - Leicester
Maintain a high level of customer care at all times. Clean and re-lay all tables as per company standards as necessary....
Marston's Inns and Taverns 23:14

Planet Ice ltd - Peterborough
At the end of the shift you will be required to wash up, hoover and mop. Experience is not necessary as training will be given....
Jobcentre Plus Universal Jobmatch 16:30

Blaby District Council - Narborough
The BB19 Youth Bus is a mobile bus facility which is used to actively engage with young people aged between 11 – 19 with the aim of reducing anti social... £10.57 an hour
Local Government Talent 14:38

Precedo Healthcare - Leicester
Assist qualified staff in the delivery of. Assisting with patients physical and emotional. needs, including personal care ensuring dignity is maintained for the... £8.32 - £15.64 an hour
MyJobGroup Ltd 13:20

Kumon Glenfield Study Centre - Leicester
I am looking for dedicated study assistants to work in the Kumon Glenfield Study Centre (run at the Glenfield Memorial Hall, Stamford Street, Glenfield ,...
Jobcentre Plus Universal Jobmatch 16:25

Best Western Leicester Stage Hotel - Wigston Fields LE18
willing to work early (7am-3pm), or late shifts (3pm-11pm). Reception/admin experience desirable but not required as full training will be given....
Easily apply to this job
Indeed 13:20

1st Choice Nursing and Care Services - Oakham
Must be polite ,respectful ,tidy and thorough in all tasks. Would need to be a driver or live locally to the client due to village location.... £6.35 - £7.25 an hour
Jobcentre Plus Universal Jobmatch 10:27

Royal Mail Group  495 reviews - Grantham
Accuracy and attention to detail skills. Delivery Postman / Delivery Postwoman requirements:. To continue with our success, we need dedicated staff who are...
Royal Mail Group 19:06

J D Wetherspoon plc - Leicester
Wetherspoon has built its success on delivering the best CQSMA standards. In addition, you will develop a good knowledge of all our food products and keep up-to... £6.35 an hour
J D Wetherspoon plc 19:15

Motorline - Leicestershire
Due to further Company expansion, we are recruiting for the following position:. Although previous experience in this field is not required, an office...
fish4jobs 22:39

Royal Voluntary Service - Corby
The Service Assistant will work as part of a team to help deliver community based services. The Service Assistant will actively promote independence for all... £6.48 an hour
Jobcentre Plus Universal Jobmatch 22:27

sb travel ltd - Leicester
40 hours per week, includes a Saturday working 9am to 1pm. Looking for a receptionist who can deal with emails, answer calls, take bookings on line and any... £7.50 an hour
Jobcentre Plus Universal Jobmatch 22:33

Raebrooke Recruitment - Leicestershire
In this role your success will be measured by your :. Management, training and development of Team Leaders and their teams to ensure optimum effectiveness •.... £32,000 a year
TotalJobs.com 22:47

Anglian Water Services Ltd - Peterborough
An exciting opportunity has arisen in Asset Management working in the Energy Team as an Energy Data Analyst. A UK driving licence is also required for this role... £20,000 a year
Anglian Water Services Ltd 17:14

Simon Richard Cole Chief Constable Leicestershire Constabulary receives Queens Police Medal

QUEEN’S POLICE MEDAL FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE



Simon Richard Cole
Chief Constable
Leicestershire Constabulary




New Years Honours 2014 For Leicestershire and Rutland



Richard John BUCKLEY Co-Director, University of Leicester
 Archaeological Service. For services to
 Archaeology.
 (Leicester, Leicestershire)


 Asim HAFIZ Religious Adviser and Imam, HM Armed 
 Forces. For services to Defence, 
 especially in support of Afghan Operations. 
 (Leicestershire) 


 Karen, Mrs ATKINSON Netball Player and Coach. For services to 
 Netball. 
 (Loughborough, Leicestershire) 


Jonathan Neil CLARKE Leader, Rushcliffe Borough Council. For 
 services to Local Government. 
 (Leicestershire) 


 Dr Geoffrey Peter HANLON General Practitioner, Leicestershire. For 
 services to Primary Care. 
 (Loughborough, Leicestershire) 


 Dr Satbir Singh JASSAL General Practitioner and Medical Director, 
 Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young 
 People. For services to Palliative Care for 
 Children and Young People. 
 (Loughborough, Leicestershire) 


 Miss Dolores CLIFFORD Volunteer, Oadby Branch, Oxfam. For 
 services to charitable Fundraising. 
 (Oadby, Leicestershire) 


 Ms Clare Frances TAYLOR Head of Student Welfare Service, 
 University of Leicester. For services to 
 Higher Education. 
 (Barwell, Leicestershire) 


Teresa, Mrs WALTON Website Developer, Leicester, Northants 
 and Rutland Army Cadet Force. For 
 voluntary service to the Army Cadet Force. 
 (Wigston, Leicestershire) 







Monday, December 30, 2013

Sport in the New Year Honours 2014

Sport in the New Year Honours 2014
Awards for sport make up 4% of the total. In addition to the awards to Ann Jones and Rachel Yankee, there is an OBE for David Bedford, a prominent figure of British athletics and lately Race Director of the London Marathon for over 20 years; and there is an MBE for Katy McLean, captain of the Women’s England rugby team.

Finally, there is also a knighthood for Professor Godfrey Palmer, Professor Emeritus, Heriot-Watt University; a world renowned food scientist and a life-long human rights activist, he was named among the 100 greatest black Britons.

Read the full New Year Honours 2014 lists here.

Law and order in the New Year Honours 2014

Law and order in the New Year Honours 2014
In law and order, the awards include:

a CBE for Trevor Pearce, lately Director General, Serious and Organised Crime Agency
a CBE for Lucy Scott-Moncrieff, lately President of the Law Society
a CBE for Professor Harvey McGregor QC
The recommendations for state servants include:

a knighthood for Keir Starmer, lately Director of Public Prosecutions, Crown Prosecution Service
a knighthood for Derek Jones, Permanent Secretary, Welsh government
a knighthood for The Right Honourable Sir Christopher Geidt, The Queen’s Private Secretary
Amongst the state BEM recipients is Mrs Florence Devine, Verger of the Church of the Royal Regiment of Artillery in Larkhill Garrison, who has worked tirelessly to support others through pastoral services to Armed Forces personnel.

There are also knighthoods for Julian Seymour and Mark Worthington, who supported Lady Thatcher throughout her post-office life.

Read the full New Year Honours 2014 lists here.

Science and technology in the New Year Honours 2014

Science and technology in the New Year Honours 2014
Science and technology make up 2% of the total. In addition to the DBE for Professor Julia Slingo, the awards include:

a DBE for Professor Frances Kirwan, Professor of Mathematics, University of Oxford
a knighthood for Professor Richard Blundell, Professor of Economics, University College London
a knighthood for Professor Adrian Bird, Buchanan Professor of Genetics, University of Edinburgh

Read the full New Year Honours 2014 lists here.

Industry and the economy in the New Year Honours 2014

Industry and the economy in the New Year Honours 2014
Industry and the economy make up 11% of the awards. In addition to the DBE for Alison Carnwath, the awards include:

a knighthood for Ian Cheshire, Chief Executive, Kingfisher plc
a knighthood for Paul Tucker, lately Deputy Governor, Bank of England
a knighthood for Michael Gifford, lately Lord Mayor of London
a CBE for Karren Brady, Vice Chair, West Ham Football Club, for her services to entrepreneurship and women in business
There are a number of entrepreneurs recognised, including:

an OBE for Michael Acton-Smith, Chief Executive and Founder, Mind Candy
an OBE for Priya Lakhani, Founder, Masala Masala and a member of the Entrepreneurs Forum
an OBE for Penny Power, the Founder of Ecademy, promoting entrepreneurship in social and digital development
MBEs for twin sisters Lisa and Helen Tse, who founded Sweet Mandarin
an MBE for Michael Hayman, entrepreneur and founder of StartUp Britain

Read the full New Year Honours 2014 lists here.

Health in the New Year Honours 2014

Health in the New Year Honours 2014
Health makes up 7% of all honours. There is a rich breadth of vocations recognised within the health sector; recommendations at MBE include 6 nurses, 4 GPs and an anaesthetist. In addition to the damehood for Professor Susan Bailey, there is a DBE for Professor Pamela Shaw, Professor of Neurology, Sheffield.

The other awards in health include a knighthood for David Dalton, Chief Executive, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust; and a knighthood for Professor Peter Ratcliffe, Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine.

Other awards include a CBE for Julie Bailey, campaigner for Cure the NHS, who pressed for an independent inquiry into the care at Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.

Read the full New Year Honours 2014 lists here.

Education in the New Year Honours 2014

Education in the New Year Honours 2014
The Education Committee has recognised 29 headteachers in total, including knighthoods and damehoods for the following 6 head teachers:

Rachel De Souza, lately Executive Principal, Ormiston Victory Academy, Norwich
Alison Peacock, Headteacher, Wroxham Primary School, Hertfordshire
Kathy August, Executive Director of Education, The Education Fellowship and lately principal, Manchester Academy
Michael Wilkins, Chief Executive, Outwood Grange Family of Schools
Michael Griffiths, Headmaster, Northampton School for Boys and President, Association of School and College Leaders
Craig Tunstall, Executive Headteacher, Gipsy Hill Federation, London
In total, about 10% of honours are for work in education. The education BEMs include Mrs Patricia Madden who has given over 25 years’ voluntary service to the school community at Our Lady of the Rosary Primary School in Bristol.

Read the full New Year Honours 2014 lists here.

Honours for parliamentary or political services

Honours for parliamentary or political services
The awards recommended by the Parliamentary and Political Services Committee, chaired by Lord Spicer, include:

a damehood for Rosemary Butler, Presiding Officer, National Assembly for Wales
a knighthood for Peter Luff, MP for Mid-Worcester
a knighthood for Richard Ottaway, MP for Croydon South
a knighthood for the Rt Hon Kevin Barron, MP for Rother Valley


Charity work in the New Year Honours 2014

Charity work in the New Year Honours 2014
Philanthropy has once again been a prominent theme amongst the recipients. In particular, the recommendations include:

a knighthood for Roger De Haan who has given £49 million over the last 7 years to a range of education, arts and community organisations in the UK and overseas
a knighthood for Alan Parker, Founder and Chairman, Brunswick Group LLP, who has made a number of generous personal gifts to Save the Children in addition to his formal role as Chair
a CBE for John Apthorp who set up the Milly Apthorp Trust in 1982 and has since contributed over £25 million to local charities in Hertfordshire

Read the full New Year Honours 2014 lists here.

Recognising work in local communities

Recognising work in local communities
The re-introduction of the British Empire Medal (BEM) has continued to provide the opportunity to recognise an even greater number of people playing their part in their local communities. In total, 74% of awards in the New Year’s Honours List are for people who are actively engaged in charitable or voluntary work within their local community. Some notable examples are:

Trevor Jarvis, Ambassador for Dementia with the Alzheimer’s Society, who has used his own personal experiences to improve the lives of people affected by dementia
Christina Selby, who founded Hats4Heroes in 2010 and has since sent nearly 10,000 knitted hats, each containing a chocolate bar, to the British forces in Afghanistan as a way of boosting morale
Susan Lomas, who has spent 20 years ensuring community cohesion as a volunteer supporting the Appleby Gypsy and Traveller Horse Fair in Cumbria
The MBEs include awards to Barry and Margaret Mizen, Joint Founders of the Jimmy Mizen Foundation, set up to help young people play a positive role within their communities as a positive way to remember their son, who was murdered in an incident of violent crime.

Read the full New Year Honours 2014 lists here.

Women in the New Year Honours 2014

Women in the New Year Honours 2014
For the first time since the Order of the British Empire was founded in 1917, there are more women on the list than men (611 to 584, or 51% female).

Senior women in this list receiving damehoods include:

Professor Susan Bailey, President, Royal College of Psychiatrists
Professor Julia Slingo, Chief Scientist, Meteorological Office
Asha Khemka, Principal and Chief Executive, West Nottinghamshire College
Alison Carnwath, Chairman, Land Securities
Professor Seona Reid, lately Director, Glasgow School of Art
the actress Penelope Timson (aka Penelope Keith), for her service to the arts and to charity
There is also a Companion of Honour for Baroness Onora O’Neill for her service to philosophy and public policy.

The proportion of higher honours awarded to women has doubled in the last 10 years.

Read the full New Year Honours 2014 lists here.

The New Year Honours 2014 lists have been published, marking the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the UK.

The New Year Honours 2014 lists have been published, marking the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the UK.

In total 1,195 people have received an award:
  • 1,038 candidates have been selected at BEMMBE and OBE level: 329 at BEM, 468 at MBE and 241 at OBE
  • 74% of the recipients are people who have undertaken outstanding work in their communities either in a voluntary or paid capacity
  • there are 610 successful women candidates in the list, representing 51% of the total; women candidates include 16 Dames and 39 CBEs
  • 5% of the successful candidates come from ethnic minority communities
Among the well-known names being honoured there is:
  • a Companion of Honour for the composer and conductor, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
  • a knighthood for the sculptor, Antony Gormley
  • CBE for the ballet dancer, Carlos Acosta
  • CBE for David Bernstein, lately Chair of the Football Association
  • CBE for Ann Jones for her service to tennis since winning Wimbledon in 1969
  • CBE for the actor, Michael Crawford for charitable and philanthropic services
  • CBE for Nicholas Parsons for charitable services
  • an OBE for the Arsenal Ladies footballer, Rachel Yankee
  • an OBE for the actress, Lynda Bellingham for service to charitable giving
  • an OBE for the singer, Katherine Jenkins
  • an MBE for the DJ, Pete Tong
  • an MBE for the writer and actress, Ruth Peet (aka Ruth Jones)

Please Help Find cuddly toy Owly, Possibly Lost at Sainsbury's Biggleswade, Near to A1



This is young lady has lost her most favourite cuddly toy Owly.

They have been inseparable for nearly 4 years and (Saturday 28th December) it went missing we think at Sainsburys in Biggleswade.

Her mum says, if anyone finds it, my mobile number is written on the label, please ring me.

My daughter is missing her best friend so much. Thank you.

Adam Pickup, Sad news from Greater Manchester Police

Adam Pickup 17, from Stockport went missing after night out in
Manchester city centre on Friday







Please leave your comments for Adam and his family on his memorial page
https://www.facebook.com/pages/RIP-Adam-Pickup/405231999609541


Oakham Jobs 30th December 2013

Oakham Jobs 30th December 2013

Morrisons Pharmacy  328 reviews - Peterborough
Ideal candidates will possess fantastic communication skills, be highly organised and enjoy working as part of a tight knit team to achieve set targets....
GreatJobsInNursing.co.uk 19:17

Staffline Express - Stamford
A typical working day will be :. Liaising with customers,suppliers and transport companies. Planning, coordinating and monitoring the receipt, ordering assembly...
reed.co.uk 7:27

Nationwide Building Society  57 reviews - Kettering
But we need good people to help us do it. People who understand what we believe in and have the talent and drive to keep us successful.... £15,000 - £18,045 a year
Nationwide Building Society 12:39

Rosette Recruitment - Leicestershire
We are now looking to recruit an experienced Event Coordinator to join the team at this fantastic luxury Hotel Spa and Golf club in Leicestershire As Event... £22,000 a year
Caterer.com 16:59

Morrisons Pharmacy  328 reviews - Peterborough
We're baby specialist Kiddicare. If you do not remember your password click here . Everything we do, we do it with WOW....
GreatJobsInNursing.co.uk 19:17

Swim Recruit - Leicestershire
You must also be able to offer a degree of flexibility in terms of the shifts you can complete. Feel free to contact or apply for this role if it s of interest... £19,000 a year
reed.co.uk 7:27

Morrisons Pharmacy  328 reviews - Thrapston
You will need to show a passion and enthusiasm for fruit and vegetables and have a flair for being able to pass this knowledge onto our online customers using...
GreatJobsInNursing.co.uk 19:17

Interpharm - Leicester
The successful candidate must live within walking distance of the pharmacy. Assist in the sale of medicines and products over the counter and across the shop...
National Apprenticeship Service 8:55

Morrisons Pharmacy  328 reviews - Peterborough
The role is to assist the Head of Direct Marketing and the Direct Marketing Manager in the planning, construction and execution of all email and direct...
GreatJobsInNursing.co.uk 19:17

Advent Business Sales - Sileby LE12
Positive attitude, energetic, punctual, reliable, adaptable & hard working. As an established business transfer agent, we’ve sold many businesses in all sorts...
National Apprenticeship Service 8:53

A babysitter a couple of times a month for me and my husband to be able to have a break....
Findababysitter.com 16:23

Applitracker - Stamford
All applicants should have UK QTS or an overseas formal secondary school teaching qualification. Please send your CV to or call ASAP as the school would like to... £50,000 a year
Sugarjobs 20:58

Countrywide plc - Peterborough
1. To assist in maximising the overall income and profitability of your branch. 2. To attend a morning meeting daily....
reed.co.uk 7:27

Aircon-Refrigeration Limited - Loughborough
Ideally cscs or equivalent. You will be assisting in in the day to day roles undertaken by the engineer on different sites to enable them to complete their...
National Apprenticeship Service 8:47

Morrisons Pharmacy  328 reviews - Wymondham
Here at Morrisons, We Buy, We Make, We Move, We Sell. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community....
GreatJobsInNursing.co.uk 19:17

Morrisons Pharmacy  328 reviews - Peterborough
To assist the Merchandiser in delivering a commercially balanced product range that exceeds customer expectations and achieves sales and profit targets through...
GreatJobsInNursing.co.uk 19:17

Anne Corder Recruitment - Peterborough
Manage, organise and update stock data into the in-house system. Create stock and statistical reports from the database using Excel.... £13,000 a year
reed.co.uk 7:27

need nanny to look after 1 yr old baby boy on my sister wedding, have 5 yr old boy n 7 yr old girl which will need to be kept clean etc....
Findababysitter.com 29-Dec

Regional Recruitment Services - Leicestershire
The Project Engineer will be responsible for undertaking structural design and be expected to meet clients, take the brief, attend design team meetings and... £28,000 - £32,000 a year
Easily apply to this job
Regional Recruitment Services 29-Dec

Countrywide plc - Kettering
You should be computer literate, be presentable and confident on the phone and face to face with customers....
reed.co.uk 7:27

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