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Monthly Archives: October 2011

  • Police launch cycle light clampdown
  • 31 October 2011 | 0 Comments
  • Cycle insurance customers may want to take note of a new clampdown initiative being introduced by police in Oxford. Individuals caught riding without lights will be handed a £30 fixed penalty notice for taking to their two wheels without illumination, the Oxford Mail reports. Police will be patrolling the High Street between 18:00 GMT and 21:00 GMT on Wednesday (November … More

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  • Barry Manilow donates instruments to tornado victims
  • 31 October 2011 | 0 Comments
  • Musical insurance may be needed by students who have received a generous donation of instruments presented to them by Barry Manilow. The singer made the presentation on behalf of the Manilow Music Project in a bid to help children who have been left without instruments following a tornado in Joplin. Manilow's organisation works to highlight the importance of school music … More

  • Boat naming ceremony held at Carrick harbour
  • 31 October 2011 | 0 Comments
  • A dedication ceremony may interest boat insurance customers who are members of Carrick Sailing Club. According to the Carrick Times, the organisation held a vessel naming event that was designed to commemorate the lives of three men who helped develop and support youth training. Ray Calvin, Joe McEvoy and Alan Richmond collectively spent 25 years working towards enabling young sailors … More

  • Fisherman lands £90k lost in tsunami
  • 31 October 2011 | 0 Comments
  • Angling insurance customers may be interested to hear how a boat sailing off the coast off Japan landed a catch worth thousands of pounds. The trawler hooked 11 million yen (£90,000) after a bag retrieved from the sea floor became entangled in the nets, the Press Association reports. It is thought the money was swept away during the tsunami that … More

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  • Fisherman lands £90k lost in tsunami
  • 31 October 2011 | 0 Comments
  • Angling insurance customers may be interested to hear how a boat sailing off the coast off Japan landed a catch worth thousands of pounds. The trawler hooked 11 million yen (£90,000) after a bag retrieved from the sea floor became entangled in the nets, the Press Association reports. It is thought the money was swept away during the tsunami that … More

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  • Mutant 3-eyed fish found in Argentina
  • 31 October 2011 | 0 Comments
  • Fishing enthusiasts looking to invest in angling insurance may be shocked to hear about a mutant fish that has allegedly been found in Argentina. A wolf-fish with three eyes is believed to have been caught in a lake that locals in Cordoba have claimed for years has been polluted by a nearby nuclear plant, the Sun reports. Talking about the … More

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  • Cycling ‘cheapest and fastest way to commute’
  • 31 October 2011 | 0 Comments
  • Individuals keen to save themselves money on their commute to work may want to invest in cycle insurance and take to their bike. Jean Mowbray, head of marketing at Cycle Training UK, claimed that pedalling around busy cities such as London is one of the quickest ways to get from A to B. She explained how cyclists get around "faster … More

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  • Cycle helmets ‘save lives’
  • 31 October 2011 | 0 Comments
  • People with cycle insurance may want to make sure they always wear helmets when on their bikes, after a rider said such equipment saved his life following a crash that knocked him off his bike. Chris Sendall told the Cambridge News that he was knocked unconscious even though he was wearing a helmet, which was destroyed in the collision with … More

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  • Alice Cooper: I love playing golf in Scotland
  • 31 October 2011 | 0 Comments
  • Rock legend Alice Cooper has revealed his somewhat unlikely interest in the game of golf, saying that he has been an avid fan of the sport for 30 years. The Poison singer is currently in Scotland, where he will welcome Halloween in with a gig at the Glyde Auditorium in Glasgow – and an audience dressed in spook-tacular costumes, the … More

  • Parish council vow to fight golf course plans
  • 31 October 2011 | 0 Comments
  • Plans to construct a new golf course near a cemetery in Horden will continue to be met with opposition from the local parish council. Horden Parish Council objects to the development on conservation and safety grounds, with clerk Paul Davison saying the application should be thrown out, the Peterlee Mail reports. It is thought that Durham County Council will recommend … More

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