Sagrera station

first_imgSPANISH Development Minister Francisco Álvarez-Cascos and the Mayor of Barcelona Joan Clos have signed an agreement to build a station at Sagrera for the high speed line between Madrid and the French border. The Ministry of Development will be responsible for the railway infrastructure component of the Pts77bn scheme, with the remainder to be funded by property development.The three-level station will have eight tracks for high speed services and five for 1668mm gauge suburban services. Served by Lines 4 and 8 of the Barcelona metro (MR 00 p31), the interchange will also incorporate a bus station.Expected to open in 2004, the high speed line will approach Sagrera from the west using the existing cross-city rail tunnel under Carrer d’Aragó. A new tunnel will be built to the north under Carrer de Mallorca for suburban services, which will also be diverted from the existing tunnel to Sant Andreu Arenal under Avinguda Meridiana to serve Sagrera.Elsewhere, Prointec has been awarded a Pts220m contract to undertake preliminary design studies for a Madrid – Alclast_img read more

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Deadline to submit Community Day of Service Projects announced

first_img Share Share Tweet LocalNews Deadline to submit Community Day of Service Projects announced by: Dominica Vibes News – June 22, 2015 70 Views   no discussionscenter_img Sharing is caring! Share Community based organizations have been given a 30 June 2015 deadline to submit their projects for National Day of Community Service 2015. Local Government Commissioner John Fontaine told Dominica Vibes on Monday 22 June that the budget to facilitate these projects range between one hundred and fifty thousand to two hundred thousand dollars. “The application forms can be sought from the Department of Local Government or Local Authorities and at the council’s offices. We are hopeful that we will be able to implement over a 130 projects this year,” Fontaine said.He added that emphasis will be placed on disaster preparedness projects this year to help mitigate the impact of disasters. “We’re asking the disaster preparedness committees, the councils to focus on reinforcing buildings, especially emergency shelters. The little that we can do regarding drainage and things like that to facilitate the better flow of water,” Fontaine said. He said recreational benches and facelift to public buildings will also be given attention as annually over one hundred and fifty (150) projects are submitted. National Community Day of Service was initiated by the Dominica Freedom Party administration to instill the practice of volunteerism and allow the participation in community work amongst Dominicans. The day is observed on 4 November during the country’s Independence celebrations.last_img read more

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Sagicor donates $3500 to football team

first_img Share Share Sharing is caring! Tweet BusinessLocalNewsSports Sagicor donates $3500 to football team by: – September 12, 2016center_img Share 251 Views   no discussions Sagicor Insurance made a donation of three thousand, five hundred EC dollars, to the Sagicor South East Football Team on Friday, September 9th 2016.Cheryl Rolle, General Manager of Sagicor said that Sagicor has been sponsoring the team for over fifteen years, and that the team continues to excel.“We know we have a strong team, Grand Fond and South-east. They are very fit, and over the years, we have continued to sponsor the football team. When we estimated donations made towards the team over the years, it exceeds sixty thousand dollars,” Rolle stated.Rolle also stated that the company’s continued support of the team is to help advance sports on the island.“We ask good discipline from our team at all times, and we ask them to represent Dominica to the best of their ability, when we have meets. So we just want to continue seeing sports being an integral part of our development,” Rolle indicated.Rolle added that Sagicor gives additional sponsorship whenever the team has to travel, by providing jerseys, and other equipment as well as covering most of their travelling expenses.Vice President of the Sagicor South-east Sports Club and Manager of the football team, Martin Lockhart expressed gratitude to Sagicor on behalf of the team.“We want to ensure that this year we go all out to actually capture the championship, and we want to make sure our guys are physically fit and they are well disciplined towards the game, and we want to ask them to set examples for the others for the continuation of football in the southeast,” Lockhart stated.Members of the team also expressed gratitude to Sagicor.The team will play against Dublanc and Portsmouth in their upcoming games.last_img read more

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Sevillano, Argonauts lead after first round of GSC Championship

first_imgSevillano, Argonauts lead after first round of GSC Championship Sevillano finished with a one-under-par 71 (photo by Jim Hogue) Sharecenter_img  TUNICA, Miss. – Sophomore Camila Sevillano and the No. 12 West Florida women’s golf team are off to a strong start in pursuit of defending their respective Gulf South Conference Championship titles from last year, as Sevillano and the Argonauts hold the individual and team leads after the first round of the 2013 GSC Golf Championship Monday. Sevillano (Cali, Colombia/La Arboleda) fired a one-under-par 71 on the 5,878 yard Tunica National Golf and Tennis Center track for the day’s only subpar round to take control of the individual lead. The Cali, Colombia, native shot even-par on the front nine before turning in a one-under-par backside. Fellow Argonaut Elin Olsson (Mantorp, Sweden/Bildningscentrum Facetten) is breathing down Sevillano’s back in second place after shooting 73. The freshman made the turn at one-over and parred out. Olsson and Sevillano were two of just four participants to shoot in the 70s. UWF combined for 306 to take a commanding lead over the remainder of the field heading into tomorrow’s final round. Shorter, which is playing in its first GSC Championship but is ineligible to win as part of its probationary period, is 13 strokes back in second place with 319 total. West Georgia completes the top-three with 324. Argonauts Aimee Paterson (Sherfield on Loddon, England/Queen Mary’s) and Luisa Villar Urquiza (Buenos Aires, Argentina/Saint Mary of the Hills School) are also among the top-10 individually. Paterson carded 80 to tie for fifth, while Urquiza is tied for 10th after shooting 82. Daisy-May Kenny (Purley, England/Woodcote HS) rounds out UWF’s lineup in a tie for 13th with 84. West Florida plays the final round of the GSC Championship tomorrow morning with tee times starting at 8:20 a.m. CT off the 10th tee. For information on all UWF athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com. #ARGOS#1 West Florida             3062 Shorter                  3193 West Georgia             3244 Union (TN)               3595 Christian Brothers       4221   Camila Sevillano       712   Elin Olsson            73T5  Aimee Paterson         80T10 Luisa Villar Urquiza   82T13 Daisy-May Kenny        84Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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Scoreboard Roundup — 2/11/17

first_imgiStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONL.A. Clippers  107  Charlotte      102Milwaukee      116  Indiana        100Cleveland      125  Denver         109Philadelphia   117  Miami          109Golden State   130  Oklahoma City  114Dallas         112  Orlando         80Houston        133  Phoenix        102Boston         112  Utah           104NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBoston         4  Vancouver       3Ottawa         3  N-Y Islanders   0OT  Philadelphia   2  San Jose        1Dallas         5  Carolina        2Florida        7  Nashville       4Columbus       2  Detroit         1N-Y Rangers    4  Colorado        2St. Louis      4  Montreal        2Tampa Bay      4  Winnipeg        1Buffalo        3  Toronto         1Washington     6  Anaheim         4OT  Arizona        4  Pittsburgh      3Chicago        5  Edmonton        1TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(1) Gonzaga           74  (20) Saint Mary’s (Cal)   64(2) Villanova         73  (24) Xavier               57(3) Kansas            80  Texas Tech                79(4) Louisville        71  Miami                     66(5) Oregon            81  Southern Cal              70(6) Baylor            70  TCU                       52(9) Arizona           62  California                57(13) West Virginia    85  Kansas St.                66Notre Dame            84  (14) Florida St.          72(15) Kentucky         67  Alabama                   58(17) Florida          71  Texas A&M                 62(18) Duke             64  Clemson                   62(19) South Carolina   77  Mississippi St.           73(21) Maryland         86  Ohio St.                  77Providence            71  (22) Butler               65(23) Creighton        93  DePaul                    58Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img read more

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