NUSHIP Adelaide Heads to Her Sydney Homeport

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today NUSHIP Adelaide Heads to Her Sydney Homeport View post tag: BAe Systems Authorities View post tag: Asia-Pacific NUSHIP Adelaide Heads to Her Sydney Homeport View post tag: Homeport View post tag: Sydneycenter_img View post tag: Adelaide October 28, 2015 Australian Navy’s newest vessel NUSHIP Adelaide started her delivery voyage to her homeport, Fleet Base East, Sydney.According to social media, the Canberra class amphibious assault ship departed the BAE Systems shipyard in Williamstown, Melbourne, on 28 October, and will be soon handed over to the Navy.Australia’s second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship recently completed her second and final sea trials in Port Phillip Bay. These trials tested the ship’s combat and communications systems over a 10 day period.BAE Systems Australia will manage the availability of the Navy’s two LHDs at Garden Island, Sydney.[mappress mapid=”17288″]Naval Today Staff, Image: Australian Navy View post tag: NUSHIP Share this articlelast_img read more

Road Traffic accidents concern President Liverpool

first_img 22 Views   no discussions President of the Commonwealth of Dominica, His Excellency Dr. Nicholas Liverpool. Photo credit: Facebook.President of Dominica His Excellency Dr. Nicholas Liverpool says road traffic accidents are causing serious strain on the country’s economy.Dr. Liverpool was delivering an address to officially launch the United Nations Decade of Action on Road Safety today.He says the country’s health sector is also being affected.Here’s the Presidents address in full:  Dominica Vibes News Share Tweet LocalNews Road Traffic accidents concern President Liverpool by: – May 11, 2011center_img Share Sharing is caring! Sharelast_img read more

Local organizations awarded funds to host ‘The Year We Left Home’ community read

first_imgVersailles, IN—The Ripley County Reads Community Partners are once again joining forces to host community reading events in 2020.  The partnership consists of the Batesville Memorial Public Library, Osgood Public Library, Tyson Library, and the Ripley County Tourism Bureau.  Each individual library has been awarded a Community Read grant of $750 from Indiana Humanities to participate in a statewide read of Jean Thompson’s “The Year We Left Home.”  Twenty-eight other communities and students at 4 Indiana colleges will be reading the book as part of “One State / One Story:  The Year We Left Home.” Each of the three libraries will host at least three community programs tied to the theme of the book during 2020.  The libraries also received 50 books each and assorted materials including bookmarks and posters to promote the programs.  The $750 project funds received by each of the three Ripley County libraries can be used for a variety of purposes, including to book speakers or host community events.  Jean Thompson’s 2011 novel offers a sweeping, multigenerational look at life in the Midwest over the past several decades.  The story follows the Erickson family through the many changes affecting American life at the end of the 20th century and asks readers to consider the enduring, uniting power of place – why we choose to leave and when we decide to come home.“Indiana Humanities is in the midst of a two-year initiative encouraging Hoosiers to read, think and talk about urban and rural differences and dynamics,” said Keira Amstutz, president and CEO of Indiana Humanities.  “We think ‘The Year We Left Home’ will resonate with Hoosiers, and spark conversations about Midwestern life today and our relationships to the places we call home.”The three libraries in conjunction with the Ripley County Tourism Bureau are in the process of planning events and programs for this statewide reading program.  Events are scheduled to take place in the September / October 2020 time frame.  Tentative plans include a book discussion and speaker at each library.  In addition, the Community Partners have been approached about hosting a very special speaker event and hope to have an exciting announcement at a later date.  Updated information will be posted on www.ripleycountyreads.org or follow us on Facebook for the latest event information.last_img read more

COVID-19 testing is now open to anyone in the state

first_imgStatewide —Friday afternoon, Governor Eric Holcomb announced that starting today, every OptumServe site in the state will be open to any Hoosier who wants to be tested for COVID-19. ‪The tests are free, and insurance is not required.‪To register for testing at one of these locations, call 888-634-1116 or click here to sign up online.last_img