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
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People are invited to attend the annual meeting of Alice House Hospice this week when important business will be discussed and the efforts of staff and volunteers celebrated. The hospice’s Annual General Meeting takes place at the hospice, in Wells Avenue, on Thursday, September 27 and everyone is welcome to attend.There will be presentations by hospice Chief Executive Tracy Woodall and also from specialist dementia nurse Linzi Stafford.The hospice’s accounts for the year ending March 31 this year will be presented.And there will be time for celebration too with presentations of Volunteer Long Service Awards, Staff Development Certificates and Chief Executive Awards.It has been another busy year for the hospice with fundraising at the forefront of its work in the community.Over the summer alone, significant sums were raised thanks to events including a Dogs’ Day Out, Colour Run, Moonlight Walk, Hootenanny Beer Festival, afternoon tea, a new Summer Fair and supporters … [Read more...] about Celebrating another year of good work at Hartlepool’s Alice House Hospice
FURTHER details of what is happening when at the Royal Wedding are set to emerge. The order of service for the ceremony is yet to be issued publicly but many believe the wedding may be similar to Prince William and Kate Middleton's one. When will the order of service be released? The order of service isn't officially released until Saturday morning, hours before the biggest wedding of the year. However based on previous royal weddings we can get a pretty good idea of how the day will go ahead of time. Given that the royals are sticklers for tradition it is highly likely they will follow the long established protocol. What will happen at the wedding? The service will likely follow the traditional Church of England pattern as William and Kate's did back in 2011. This wedding will be officiated by the Dean of Windsor, David Conner. The Processional - This is where the bride walks down the aisle with the groom and guests already gathered in the church Giving away of the bride - The Dean … [Read more...] about Royal Wedding order of service – when will the details be released and what happened at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding?
Sixty years is a long time to sing. The Virginia Beach Chorale has pulled it off, though, and invites you to celebrate with them Saturday.In 1958, five years before Virginia Beach joined with Princess Anne County to take its current form, about 50 men and women decided they wanted more than singing in the shower, or the car, or church choirs. They came together as the Virginia Beach Civic Chorus and gave their first performance in May 1959 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center – the Dome.Besides its own concerts, the chorale has performed at the Norfolk Azalea Festival, Sunrise Easter services at Fort Story, and at the first Neptune Festival.How has the group survived? One element is stable leadership.For its first 10 years, the group had two directors, Charles Daws and Charles Oliver, and it has had three directors since then: Walter Noona, Lou Sawyer and Don Krudop. The most populous city in the state has had skilled professionals willing to step up.Jeanette Winsor, … [Read more...] about Virginia Beach Chorale celebrates 60 years of making music
Abstract BackgroundPrevious research has examined the role of early-life risk factors on childhood weight gain.The extent to which these factors drive socioeconomic differences in weight is unclear. We aimed to quantify the influence of early-life risk factors on the development of socioeconomic inequalities in children’s body mass index (BMI) z-score at 10–11 years.MethodsOverall, 2186 children from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children were examined. Socioeconomic position (SEP) was measured as a continuous composite of parent’s education, occupation and income. The Product of Coefficients mediation method was used to quantify the contribution of maternal smoking during pregnancy, gestational diabetes, prematurity, caesarean section, birthweight, not being breastfed, early introduction of solid food, maternal BMI and paternal BMI to the relationship between SEP and BMI z-score.ResultsEach increasing decile of SEP (higher SEP) was associated with a 0.05 unit … [Read more...] about Influence of early-life risk factors on socioeconomic inequalities in weight gain