Building firms hire bricklayers from Portugal to combat UK skills shortage
Building firms are having to hire bricklayers from Portugal, paying them £1,000 a week, because of a shortage of workers from the UK, it has been revealed.
Nicholson Bridge centennial boxcar on sale
NICHOLSON ? Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club is accepting mail orders for its Nicholson Bridge centennial boxcar, in both HO and O scales. A portion of each sale will be donated to the Nicholson Heritage Association to help in restoration of the old DL&W freight station.
Why MPs aren?t cock-a-hoop about Penny Mordaunt?s foul language
The MP for Portsmouth North has admitted her statement to the House of Commons about cock and hen welfare in which she repeatedly used the word ?cock? was a naval prank Name: Penny Mordaunt. Age: 41. Continue reading...
Winston Churchill?s possessions up for auction include gallery of his paintings
Sale includes works by LS Lowry, William Nicholson and Walter Sickert but hottest bidding is expected for works of the amateur The descendants of the goldfish glinting in the shady water, in a painting going on view at Sotheby?s auctioneers, are still swimming in the same pond today. The pond was dug by Winston Churchill at his beloved home, Chartwell in Kent, and the original fish were a ...
Corrie plot is close to Les Dennis' heart
Coronation Street actor Les Dennis has said that the soap?s new plot mirrors events in his own life.
Cyber Monday ? where to get the best deals
Stores and websites offer huge discounts on the busiest online shopping day of the year. Here are some of the best deals and how to get them Following the Black Friday shopping frenzy , the battle for consumers? cash moves into cyberspace with what is set to be one of the biggest days of the year for online purchases. Shoppers are expected to spend £650m online on Cyber Monday , with some stores ...
JK Rowling reveals her Harry Potter regrets
Author JK Rowling has revealed her regrets over a death in the Harry Potter book series.
Updates about construction professionals in ENR?s MidAtlantic region
Bricklayers are being hired from Portugal to fill skills gap
Call for more apprentice bricklayers
UK faces winter weather MISERY as temperatures to plunge to -10C on COLDEST night of year
BRITAIN faces a fresh dose of winter weather misery from today as the country is put on alert for a -10C Arctic plunge.