Home Last Minute Christmas ideas, gifts, resources from all around the world http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/component/content/frontpage.html Sun, 26 May 2019 15:33:02 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Tattoo artist Jason Powner put together a team of volunteers to help at the Blurton family's home http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762134-tattoo-artist-jason-powner-put-together-a-team-of-volunteers-to-help-at-the-blurton-familys-home.html http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762134-tattoo-artist-jason-powner-put-together-a-team-of-volunteers-to-help-at-the-blurton-familys-home.html Big-hearted tattoo artist Jason Powner and his team of volunteers have carried out an SOS-style garden make-over – and transformed the lives of a disabled teenager and his family overnight. Seventeen-year-old Leon Beachill was not born disabled but, before his first birthday, he contracted....]]> info@lastminutechristmas.com (Administrator) frontpage Sun, 26 May 2019 16:46:00 +0000 Traders Condemn Demolition of Market http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762135-traders-condemn-demolition-of-market.html http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762135-traders-condemn-demolition-of-market.html Some traders affected by the ongoing demolition of Agboju Market in Festac Town, Lagos have blamed market leaders for “insincerity” over the exercise. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that bulldozers moved in on Friday and began pulling down the structures in the market just as the traders started displaying their goods for sale.]]> info@lastminutechristmas.com (Administrator) frontpage Sun, 26 May 2019 16:44:00 +0000 Chris Johns: No-deal Brexit now the most likely scenario following May’s departure http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762136-chris-johns-no-deal-brexit-now-the-most-likely-scenario-following-mays-departure.html http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762136-chris-johns-no-deal-brexit-now-the-most-likely-scenario-following-mays-departure.html I’ve noted on several occasions how the search for a Brexit solution resembles physicists’ hunt for dark matter. Without the existence of mysterious stuff that has mass several times that of the known universe, we wouldn’t, according to the equations, exist. Dark matter will either be eventually found or the equations rewritten.]]> info@lastminutechristmas.com (Administrator) frontpage Sun, 26 May 2019 16:42:00 +0000 Chris Johns: No-deal Brexit now the most likely scenario following May’s departure http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762137-chris-johns-no-deal-brexit-now-the-most-likely-scenario-following-mays-departure.html http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762137-chris-johns-no-deal-brexit-now-the-most-likely-scenario-following-mays-departure.html I’ve noted on several occasions how the search for a Brexit solution resembles physicists’ hunt for dark matter. Without the existence of mysterious stuff that has mass several times that of the known universe, we wouldn’t, according to the equations, exist. Dark matter will either be eventually found or the equations rewritten.]]> info@lastminutechristmas.com (Administrator) frontpage Sun, 26 May 2019 16:42:00 +0000 Summer looks set to be Cumbria tourism record-breaker http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762138-summer-looks-set-to-be-cumbria-tourism-record-breaker.html http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762138-summer-looks-set-to-be-cumbria-tourism-record-breaker.html Tourism chiefs are forecasting a sunny outlook for Cumbria this summer. Last year was a record-breaker and this year is shaping up to be even better, according to one insider. As the county gears up for another bank holiday weekend, Daniel Holder was on his way to explain the upbeat approach of....]]> info@lastminutechristmas.com (Administrator) frontpage Sun, 26 May 2019 16:40:00 +0000 Folklore at 50: Tradition and culture alive as MUN folklore celebrates 50 years http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762139-folklore-at-50-tradition-and-culture-alive-as-mun-folklore-celebrates-50-years.html http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762139-folklore-at-50-tradition-and-culture-alive-as-mun-folklore-celebrates-50-years.html Crystal Braye was a masters student in Memorial University's folklore department, and Neil Rosenberg was one of it's first professors. (Francesca Swann/CBC) As the folklore department at Memorial University marks its golden anniversary, professors and students are looking back on the faculty's 50 years of finding and preserving stories and songs.]]> info@lastminutechristmas.com (Administrator) frontpage Sun, 26 May 2019 16:33:00 +0000 'A failure' John McGinn sums up Aston Villa's season with this damning verdict http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762140-a-failure-john-mcginn-sums-up-aston-villas-season-with-this-damning-verdict.html http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762140-a-failure-john-mcginn-sums-up-aston-villas-season-with-this-damning-verdict.html BIGGEST GAME OF CAREER. “Without a doubt, it’s the biggest game of my career. “I think everyone knows about this game, even playing up in Scotland you always keep an eye on the Championship play-off final, “It is a game you always want a chance of playing in. “It is the biggest game of my career, definitely.]]> info@lastminutechristmas.com (Administrator) frontpage Sun, 26 May 2019 16:24:00 +0000 How cycling and poetry is helping Richard deal with cancer and kidney disease http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762141-how-cycling-and-poetry-is-helping-richard-deal-with-cancer-and-kidney-disease.html http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762141-how-cycling-and-poetry-is-helping-richard-deal-with-cancer-and-kidney-disease.html Cycling, poetry and Hospiscare; three ways Richard is dealing with cancer and kidney disease. Richard Owens, 76, from Honiton, was diagnosed with a rare kidney disease over 27 years ago. During this time, Richard has been on different types of dialysis, medication and had a kidney transplant.]]> info@lastminutechristmas.com (Administrator) frontpage Sun, 26 May 2019 16:23:00 +0000 I scored the best Qantas flight ever http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762142-i-scored-the-best-qantas-flight-ever.html http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762142-i-scored-the-best-qantas-flight-ever.html That rule applies even to destinations everyone thinks of as permanently cheap, like Bali. An analysis by Finder found that prices for Bali during the Christmas break went up by 120 per cent in 2018 when compared to off-season charges. So what looks like a Denpasar discount is likely to turn out to be a Kuta catastrophe.]]> info@lastminutechristmas.com (Administrator) frontpage Sun, 26 May 2019 16:18:00 +0000 Traders Lament Demolition of Agboju Market in Festac Town http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762143-traders-lament-demolition-of-agboju-market-in-festac-town.html http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/762143-traders-lament-demolition-of-agboju-market-in-festac-town.html Some traders affected by the ongoing demolition of Agboju Market in Festac Town, Lagos, have blamed market leaders for “insincerity” over the exercise. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that bulldozers moved in on Friday and began pulling down the structures in the market just as the traders started displaying their goods for sale.]]> info@lastminutechristmas.com (Administrator) frontpage Sun, 26 May 2019 16:14:00 +0000