Day: June 15, 2017

Rock Dog: Film review

Rock Dog: Film review

By Linda Marric J.K Simmons, Eddie Izzard and Luke Wilson stars in Ash Brannon’s new animation feature about a Tibetan mastiff dog who dreams of becoming a rock star. This cute and thoroughly likeable movie does a good job in keeping you entertained, but is sadly let down by a ...

Destination Unknown: Doc Review

Destination Unknown: Doc Review

By Michael McNulty Ed Mosberg opens Destination Unknown slowly dressing into his perfectly preserved concentration camp uniform. Its thick black stripes serve as a morbid metaphor for his continued emotional imprisonment, for although Ed and the 12 others who feature in this documentary are survivors of the horrors of the ...

Whitney: Can I Be Me – Doc Review

Whitney: Can I Be Me – Doc Review

By Linda Marric In Whitney Can I Be Me, renowned British documentarian Nick Broomfield lift the lid on the life of one of the most famous pop stars of our time, and does his best to discover the secret behind her untimely demise at the age of 48. Broomfield uses ...

Let’s clear the air…for National Clean Air Day

Let’s clear the air…for National Clean Air Day

Today marks the first ever National Clean Air Day, a chance for the whole country to come together and improve air quality through collective action. Air pollution contributes to 40,000 premature deaths a year in the UK but progress on this issue has been glacially slow. Recently the government was successfully ...

Animals…The world’s forgotten workforce

Animals…The world’s forgotten workforce

On International Working Animal Day (15 June), Geoffrey Dennis, Chief Executive of the charity SPANA, argues that animals still play a vital but largely ignored role in keeping the world’s economy moving. If you’ve just spent another miserable morning fighting your way through rush hour traffic to get to work ...

Brits Plagued With Sleepless Nights Over Finances

Why Should I Balance My Budget?

There is no single "best" way to conduct personal financial affairs.  In fact, since each person's resources, experiences, and financial goals are unique, there are actually countless approaches to money management - some more successful than others.  While you may not exactly be able to copy another person's financial success, ...

Protecting your assets after death

Protecting your assets after death

Last July Paul had a call that we all dread: an uncle of his had taken ill, and he knew straight away from the tone of the lady informing him, from the hospital, that it did not sound good. What made this situation more complex was that his uncle lived ...

UK Commercial buys Sheffield office from Ediston

UK Commercial buys Sheffield office from Ediston - UK Commercial Property Trust has acquired a single let, Grade A office building in Sheffield, from Ediston Property Investment Company for GBP20,165,000, reflecting a net initial yield of 5%. The asset is let to Capita Business Services Limited, which is part of Capita ...

Custodian REIT buys Next distribution unit

Custodian REIT buys Next distribution unit - the company has acquired a 69,922 sq ft distribution unit on Eurocentral, Scotland's leading mixed-use business park on the M8 arterial route between Glasgow and Edinburgh.  Nearby occupiers include DHL, Warburtons, Argos, Wincanton, Norbert Dentressangle and Morrisons. The unit is let to Next ...