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  • Press release: British public urged to be aware of poppy merchandise scams

    first_imgWhat to do if you think you’ve spotted fake poppy merchandiseCall Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or report it online if you spot anyone selling what you believe to be fake poppy products.Notes to editor: The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and The Royal British Legion (RBL) are urging members of the British public to be extra vigilant when buying poppy merchandise for Remembrance this year. Their donations are intended to support Armed Forces community men, women, veterans and their families. Instead they could end up benefitting fraudsters if their poppy merchandise turns out to be fake.The RBL has registered its rights for the poppy goods to prevent such counterfeiting.The IPO and The RBL have teamed up with the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) to crack down on the rogue traders making money from the fake Remembrance goods. The warning applies to poppy merchandise – scarves, jewellery, poppy pins and larger poppy brooches. This does NOT apply to the traditional paper poppies.The PIPCU team has been targeting suspected sellers by visiting addresses and speaking with people in connection with this crime. In Autumn 2017, Border Force officers at Tilbury intercepted a shipment of poppy merchandise intended for the UK worth in the region of £150,000.Intellectual Property Minister Sam Gyimah said: It is truly shocking that anyone would target and exploit one of the UK’s most cherished charities and take advantage of public support for our Armed Forces community Together we can ensure donations go to the people they are intended for, by only supporting approved merchandise. Be vigilant when you are buying your poppies this year, and look out for the Royal British Legion logo to ensure the merchandise is approved and genuine. Claire Rowcliffe, Director of Fundraising, from The Royal British Legion said: Fake poppy merchandise – what to look forThe public are being asked to look out for counterfeit goods in the shape, or bearing the image of, the RBL’s familiar two-petal red poppy, or Poppy Scotland’s four-petal poppy in Scotland. The RBL have registered their rights for the poppy goods to prevent such counterfeiting.To help consumers beat the fraudsters, here are the top tips to avoid buying fake poppy merchandise online: be a ‘responsible buyer’ – buy from official channels and The Royal British Legion’s corporate partners avoid cheaper priced products. If the price is too good to be true, it usually is the Royal British Legion works with a number of corporate partners. Only corporate partners are authorised by the Royal British Legion to sell poppy merchandise if in doubt, buy through The Royal British Legion or The Royal British Legion official eBay or Amazon pages – you will be sure of the authenticity It is a sad fact that there are people who actively defraud the public in order to take funds intended for the support of our Armed Forces community. We would urge everyone wishing to purchase a Remembrance poppy brooch, to do so through official channels. For example, you can buy from one of our trusted volunteers, from The Royal British Legion’s online Poppy Shop, or from one of our corporate partners. Join with us, the IPO and PIPCU to help make sure your donation doesn’t line the pockets of criminals. We want to make sure that it goes to supporting those who have made such a unique contribution to our society. the Intellectual Property Office and The Royal British Legion urge consumers to beware of fake poppy merchandise ahead of Remembrance 2018 no-one benefits – both charity and public lose out with fake poppy merchandise advice to buyers to ‘buy responsibly’ through official channels, and how to report fake poppy merchandise Media enquiriesFor further information, contact The IPO press office:Telephone +44 (0)1633 814167Email [email protected] the IPO is part of the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial strategy and is responsible for the national framework of intellectual property rights, comprising patents, designs, trade marks and copyright the IPO’s intelligence hub is recognised within the Home Office Serious & Organised Crime Strategy as the UK lead on counterfeiting and piracy the RBL is one of the most trusted charity brands, with the Poppy Appeal standing out as the best known national charity campaign. Their work supports not only the families of the fallen but also a new generation of veterans and service personnel PIPCU is a specialist national police unit dedicated to protecting the UK industries that produce legitimate, high quality, physical goods and online and digital content from intellectual property crimelast_img read more

  • Britain’s Best Bakery is back

    first_imgThe search for Britain’s Best Bakery is on again as ITV gears up to screen the second series of the popular show, starting next Monday (6 January).Last year saw Hambleton Bakery, in Rutland, named as the top bakery in Britain, and now six weeks of competition are about to begin in order to find the next winner of that accolade.Sixty bakeries have been selected from across Britain, and will be scrutinised by judges Mich Turner and Peter Sidwell. They will undergo a series of challenges, including baking a Bakers’ Table of their best produce, a Wild Card Bake, and the Bakers’ Dozen.Bakeries from across five designated regions will compete against each other. From Monday to Thursday three bakeries from a particular region will go head-to-head, before the regional final on Friday, during which one bakery will be chosen to take part in National Finals Week.During the regional final, the week’s four winning bakeries will be required to make an afternoon tea, comprising at least five sweet and savoury items, as well as producing the Judge’s Choice Cake, where the bakeries are handed the same ingredients and tasked with making the same technically demanding cake.Week one will see the judges visit Yorkshire, Northumberland, Co Durham, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Edinburgh and Perthshire.last_img read more

  • Jack Johnson Celebrates 4/20 With New Song About Getting Stoned With Willie Nelson

    first_img4/20 is one day away and it seems like everyone is trying to get a piece of the action: restaurants are adding weed puns to their menus, politicians are endorsing marijuana legalization legislation, and Jack Johnson is releasing a song about getting stoned with Willie Nelson.For the sake of staying on brand, let’s dive into that last one. Appropriately titled “Willie Got Me Stoned”, Johnson’s new song tells the story of a particularly hazy poker game at the Nelson residence. As Johnson notes at the beginning of the recording, “This is a song about one night after we played this festival one time. We were hanging out with Willie Nelson and it was a real honor, and we got to go back to his house and hang out. And this is a true story about that night.”According to Rolling Stone, “Willie Got Me Stoned” was recorded live during the first night of a two-night stand at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre in Englewood, CO in the summer of 2017. You can stream the tune now, though the official release won’t come until the high holiday (sorry, I couldn’t help myself) on Friday, April 20th.Jack Johnson – “Willie Got Me Stoned”[Video: jackjohnsonmusic]last_img read more

  • BRO-TV: The Magic of White Grass

    first_imgHaving never been to Canaan Valley, W.Va., before this trip, I must say this was a life-changing visit. There is something truly special, truly magical, about this place. Maybe it’s the sea of mountains, or maybe the quaint hole-in-the-wall shops and restaurants in town. But at the end of the day, I feel that the stunning landscape is merely the backdrop to the community that lives and breathes this wild and wonderful valley.Take my advice and put this one on your bucket list; you can knock off BRO Ultimate 100 adventure #19 by taking the weekend off and heading to White Grass Touring Center. Click here to read the article on White Grass in this month’s issue for more information on what else to do in the area.Soundtrack: Odessa//I Will Be ThereFeatured in February’s Trail Mix. Download the single on her iTunes account here.Thanks to the following for making this trip possible: Canaan Valley Resort, Timberline Four Seasons Resort, and the Tucker County Convention and Visitors Bureau.last_img read more

  • Real Madrid star Dani Ceballos drops hint over Arsenal future

    first_imgAdvertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 8 Oct 2019 1:53 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.5kShares Comment Dani Ceballos joined Arsenal on a season-long loan from Real Madrid in the summer (Picture: Getty)Dani Ceballos insists he has not regrets over joining Arsenal on loan from Real Madrid and is ‘very happy’ in north London.The 23-year-old failed to win the full trust of Zinedine Zidane following his €18 million transfer from Real Betis two years ago and was desperate to leave Real Madrid in the summer.Unai Emery played a decisive role in convincing the creative midfielder to join Arsenal on loan ahead of north London rivals Tottenham and the Spain international has quickly established himself as fans’ favourite at the Emirates Stadium. Real Madrid star Dani Ceballos drops hint over Arsenal futurecenter_img Ceballos has impressed during his time at Arsenal (Getty Images)‘My goal is only to work to keep doing things right.‘I have eight months left at Arsenal, I can only thank them for the confidence that the coach and fans have placed in me, who have already made me a song. I am very happy there and I hope to continue for a long time.’Ceballos’ impressive early performances for Arsenal has earned him a promotion to the senior Spanish squad having impressed at the Euro Under-21 Championships last summer.‘In this national team there is no one indisputable,’ he added at a press conference ahead of Euro 2020 qualifiers against Norway and Sweden. ‘I am very happy with the trust that has been placed in me.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Our goal is to reach the European Championship in the best possible conditions. We have a team with a lot of room for improvement.‘We work side by side to show the level we want in the European Championship.’Should Arsenal sign Dani Ceballos permanently?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Martin Keown tells Mesut Ozil how to save his Arsenal career after Unai Emery snubsMORE: Paul Merson rates Liverpool’s chances of matching Arsenal’s Invincibles this season Advertisement Dani Ceballos struggled for game time at Real Madrid under Zinedine Zidane (Picture: Getty)Ceballos is due to return to the Spanish capital at the end of the season but admits he simply wasn’t enjoying his football at the Bernabeu.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Going to Arsenal has been a very important step in my career,’ he said.‘I don’t feel sorry for not being in Madrid. Right now I am where I want to be and I am very happy. My idea was to go out, play and enjoy football.‘In the previous two years I had not done so.last_img read more

  • Antique has new top cop

    first_imgAs he relinquished his position,Agpangan expressed gratitude to the provincial officials for their support tothe police organization. SAN JOSE, Antique – The newly-installed chief of the Antique Provincial PoliceOffice (APPO) has vowed for inclusive governance in the maintenance of peaceand order in the province. Meanwhile, Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6)director, Brigadier General Rene Pamuspusan, said this is part of thechange happening this year 2020 at the police organization. He officiated theturnover ceremony on Tuesday. In his message, Parena said everyone inthe police organization and the stakeholders are significant in the maintenanceof peace and order. Gov. Rhodora Cadiao, meanwhile, thankedAgpangan for his service in making the province a peaceful place to enjoy life. “Indeed, our new police director has abig shoe to fill in because of Agpangan who served Antique with all his best,”she said. (With a report from PNA/PN) Police Colonel Roy Parena assumed as thenew APPO commander during a ceremony held at its headquarters in this capitaltown on Tuesday. He succeeded former police provincial director Colonel LeoIrwin Agpangan. Parena also noted the importance ofcommunity support to his predecessor like in the improvement of the facilitiesin the provincial headquarters for which he also is counting on during histerm. “I believe in inclusive governance as anapproach to attain our shared goal,” he said. Pamuspusan said Agpangan, who had beenAPPO director for more than three years in Antique had been relieved effectivelast Jan. 8, and will be assigned to the PRO-6 headquarters. Antique Police Provincial Office (APPO) new director Colonel Roy Parena delivers his message during the change of command ceremony held at the APPO headquarters on Jan. 14. GOV. RHODORA CADIAOlast_img read more

  • Sheriff: PBSO Will Get Body Cameras

    first_imgPalm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said Wednesday evening that his agency will soon get body cameras.The announcement came during a roundtable discussion called the Community Forum onPolicing.He believes the cameras will help improve transparency between the department and the community.“We are one of the agencies that don’t have it, but we are very excited about the fact that we are going to have it,” he said. “It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when.”Bradshaw added that the department is in discussions with the county administrator and will also be speaking with the county commission, in order to determine whether funding for the equipment may come from sales tax money.Additionally, PBSO is reviewing several vendors, in order to ensure the agency has the best technology available, according to Bradshaw.County Commission to Consider Body Cameras for PBSOlast_img read more

  • Motloung prepares for Mandela role

    first_imgSouth African actor Sello Motloung visited the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg to prepare for his role as Nelson Mandela in an upcoming movie, An Act of Defiance. The focus of the movie is Bram Fischer, the lead attorney for the Rivonia trialists in the 1960s.”There’s no better place to visit for in-depth research on the man and his journey,” said Motloung, following his visit.The foundation gave Motloung access to the audio records of “Speech from the Dock”, which Mandela delivered on 20 April 1964 during the Rivonia Trial. “Mandela’s 176-minute speech opened the defence case in the trial,” said the foundation.The movie is a co-production between South Africa and the Netherlands and is directed by Jean van de Velde. Peter Paul Muller takes the role of Fischer.On MandelaMotloung said he wanted to immerse himself entirely in Mandela’s journey. In doing this, he toured the foundation’s archives and permanent exhibition. It felt like he had visited Mandela himself, said the actor.”I had to suit the images and my dialogue with the life and energy that oozed through the recordings. Clearly, the man was way bigger than what one encounters in the media.”On Fischer“Bram Fischer, a white Afrikaner from powerful Afrikaner parentage, is one of the unsung heroes of the struggle for freedom in South Africa,” said Michael Auret, from production company Spier Films, speaking to movie news website, Screen Daily.”His work at the Rivonia Trial ensured that the leaders of the ANC of the time, including Nelson Mandela, lived to fight another day and ultimately lead a new South Africa.”After the Rivonia Trial, Fischer was also arrested and tried for conspiracy to overthrow the apartheid government. He was sentenced to life imprisonment.“One of those incarcerated with him was Denis Goldberg, the only white person convicted in the Rivonia Trial,” said the foundation. “Because of apartheid, he was not allowed to be held on Robben Island with Mandela and his other comrades.”An Act of Defiance is scheduled for release in March 2017.Source: The Nelson Mandela Foundation and SouthAfrica.info reporterWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See Using SouthAfrica.info materiallast_img read more

  • Press release: Owami calls on women to empower each other

    first_imgBrand South Africa and Owami Women call on South Africans to play their part in the development and empowerment of women this International Women’s Day 8 March.This year – International Women’s Day 2017 will be commemorated under the theme ‘Be Bold For Change’ – a call to all global citizens to help forge a more inclusive, gender equal world. (Image: Mathiba Molefe)Johannesburg, Wednesday 08 March 2017 – Today the world commemorates International Women’s Day, a day that seeks to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.Commemorated annually on 08 March, this year Brand South Africa and Owami Women call – a women empowerment stakeholder of Brand South Africa, call on South African businesses, government and civil society to increase women economic empowerment initiatives to ensure equitable access to opportunities.Bridget Nkuna, Founder of Owami Women said: “The growth and development of a nation depends extensively on the empowerment of its women. Our quest as a nation for inclusive economic growth – including the empowerment of women, the youth, and other members of vulnerable groups should be designed to help us achieve the type of society where everyone has a better life.”In South Africa, women constitute a large proportion of the economically challenged, particularly in rural areas, and the National Development Plan (NDP) acknowledges this by taking gender – along with race and geographic location – into account by proposing a range of measures to advance women’s equality.Brand South Africa’s CEO, Dr Kingsley Makhubela said: “Through various women development and empowerment initiatives, South Africa has begun to undo the dire conditions that marginalised women under apartheid. Our pro-women policies and established institutions dedicated to women have over the years facilitated their economic development.“The political will and leadership demonstrated by the South African government through the NDP 2030 underscores precisely what is required to help us reach our women and to reinvigorate them to partake in the socio-economic development pursuit of our nation.”This year – International Women’s Day 2017 will be commemorated under the theme ‘Be Bold For Change’ – a call to all global citizens to help forge a more inclusive, gender equal world.last_img read more