Loosening the green belt: a challenge no politician wants to take on

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HEA Responding To Power Outage On Sterling Highway

first_imgHEA crews are working to fix the broken pole for the remaining 55 members between mile 124 and 127 of the Sterling Highway.If you are without power at this time, please call 1-888-8OUTAGE. The outage, which began at 3:12 am was caused by a broken power pole. By 4:39 am, all but 55 members had their power restored. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Homer Electric crews responded to an early morning outage affecting 1,259 members from Kasilof to Ninilchik on June 29.last_img

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Digicel cancer Awareness cycle race pedals off tomorrow

first_imgThe seventh edition of the Digicel Cancer Awareness Cycle event will pedal off tomorrow on the streets of the capital. The cream of the nation’s wheelsmen along with casual riders will battle for lucrative cash prizes and trophies when activities get underway at 08:30hrs.During the launch of the flagship event at the Georgetown Cricket Club pavilion, last week, Keith Fernandes, President of the Evolution Cycle Club, stated that the event promises to be “different” and “exciting.”Jamal JohnThe main event which will feature the best senior and junior riders from across the 592, will start on Irving Street, head north to the roundabout, turn right onto Vlissengen Road, left onto Thomas Lands then back onto Irving Street for 30 laps (approximately 40 miles). The Novices/Mountain Bikes will compete in race one, followed by a race for children (being held for the first time at the event), a match sprint and the race for veterans (Over and Under 45 years).Geron Williams was last year’s race winner and will be gunning for a repeat. However the inform Michael Anthony and Jamal John may have a say in who stands atop of the podium tomorrow.Meanehile, Vidya Sanichara of Digicel pointed out while there is no registration fee for the children, others would be required to pay $2,000 to compete. The proceeds from registration would be matched by Digicel and donated to the Cancer Institute of Guyana.  Sanichara added that part of the proceeds from the company’s smartphone sales inMichael AnthonyOctober would also be given to the Cancer Institute to aid its fight against the disease. Meanwhile, this year Banks DIH Limited will be rehydrating athletes and officials through its Rainforest Waters. The stakeholders are urging members of the public to come out and witness the country’s riders as they compete for a good cause.  Registration will start at 07:00hrs.last_img read more

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