Rotary Club of Manchester Brings Drinking Water To Fievie Dugame, Ghana – 2019

Drinking Water To Fievie Dugame, Ghana

This video show the people of Fievie Dugame, Ghana, and how they now have clean drinking water due to the WOW Water Project , funded mostly by the Rotary Club. They are a community asking for help so they can help themselves. They still need help with many things. Watch the video to see if you can contribute knowledge, expertise, or make a donation.

Manchester apartment dwellers recycle far less than house residents, costing the Earth and the city a fortune

Manchester apartment dwellers recycle far less than house residents, costing the Earth and the city a fortune

Stories on the threat of climate change, environmental protests against pollution and the government’s often hollow promises to address the issue seem to hit the news every day. Many will be relieved by Manchester City Council’s declaration last Wednesday of a climate emergency, to address the issues faster in the region.

In a city that is seeing a huge amount of high-rise residential blocks being built, data released by the council shows that the residents of these blocks are lagging far behind house dwellers in the amount of rubbish they recycle. Costing the earth in the deleterious effects of this waste on climate change and pollution of the environment, and by the council spending considerably more due to the greater expense of disposing unrecycled waste.

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Asian Airports – Why are they better?

The security backlog created a situation where people may miss their flights and after about an hour we were finally pushed closer to the front of the line by airport employees so that we could make our boarding time.

Four European airports made the top 10 (Munich, Zurich, Heathrow, and Frankfort) and the first one to make the list from the Americas was at fourteen (Vancouver Canada) and USA did not make the top 100 until number twenty-nine (Denver).

Skytrax based the 2018 results on 13.73 million airport survey questionnaires. It was conducted by 100 different nationalities of airline customers covering 550 worldwide airports. The survey was available in three language options (English, Spanish, and Chinese) and evaluated airport services. It covered indicators such as check-in, arrivals, transfers, shopping, security, immigration, and departure.

Why are the Asian airports ranked so much higher?

Ads As Entertainment

Ads As Entertainment

The changing world of TV viewing

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The way we watch TV has changed and the advertisements are now part of the entertainment. Less people are watching commercial television on a traditional television and are looking to On Demand streaming services such as BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Amazon, and YouTube to provide entertainment and information.

OFCOM (The Office of Communications UK) reports that while the over 65’s are watching on average 344 mins/day of programmed TV, the younger group of 16-24 year olds are watching 114 mins/day and that number is decreasing as they use their mobiles, tablets, and desktops to stream.

This Chinese mobile phone ad gets the point across about the main features of the phone while creating a strong emotional bond with the grieving woman and it does it all while maintaining a sense of humour.