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3 months ago

Things to Do in Essex by Group Holiday in Southbourne Dorset

Essex is situated in East Anglia, close to England's capital city, London. Whatever your interest, there is lots of choice in Essex with archaeology, history, coastline with seaside resorts, delightful countryside for walking, cycling and horse riding, nine country parks, busy towns and pretty villages to explore.

Chelmsford, the County town of Essex, is one of the County's best shopping centres and an ideal base for exploring the County.

Chelmsford is famous as the home of Essex County Cricket Club and as the town where the Marconi Company set up the first radio company in the world, in the late1890's. You can learn about the town's history at Chelmsford Museum in Oaklands Park.

Colchester is the oldest town in Britain, with documented evidence of a settlement here as early as the fifth century BC. Colchester is traditionally known for its cloth weaving, flower growing and oysters.

You can visit the Norman castle and museum, and also the Dutch Quarter where Flemish refugees settled in the sixteenth century.

Nearby is beautiful Dedham Vale and Constable Country in the north east; and the yachting and wildlife havens of Mersea Island and the Colne

On the 'sunshine coast' you'll find the towns of Clacton-on-Sea, Walton-on-the-Naze, and Harwich.

Clacton-on-Sea is popular with families, with miles of golden sandy beaches and the fun packed pier.

Walton-on-the-Naze has a good beach and the second longest pier in Britain, with one of the world's oldest amusement parks. Inland the Naze Tower dominates the area, which is rich in flora and fauna.

Frinton-on-Sea is tranquil and unspoiled, with golden beaches and tree lined avenues. The town has many interesting shops and the church of St. Mary has fine panels of stained glass by William Morris and Burne Jones.

In Harwich you can discover sixteen sites of historic interest by following the 'Harwich Maritime Trail'. The interesting towns of Manningtree and Mistley, which lie at the gateway to Constable Country, are also worth visiting.

3 months ago

Group Holiday in Southbourne Dorset, Things to Do in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire, situated in East Anglia, is rich in heritage and natural history. There are ancient cities, towns and villages with quiet charm and beauty to explore. Cambridgeshire's countryside offers fresh green uplands, contrasting with the lowlands and broad horizons of the Fens. The County contains many sites of Special Scientific Interest and National Nature Reserves.

 

This university town of Cambridge is a jewel in the crown of English architecture. Situated on the banks of the River Cam, surrounded by a Green Belt of water meadows, streams and pools, Cambridge will draw you back many times. First time visitors will benefit by taking a guided tour of the city.

 

The countryside of South Cambridgeshire is rural and varied, with rolling chalk hills covered with beech woods to flat, fertile fenland. Discover picturesque villages such as Granchester, home of the poet Rupert Brooke, who lived in the Old Rectory. Attractions in South Cambridge shire include Anglesey Abbey and the Imperial War Museum Duxford.  Picture courtesy of www.britainonview.com.The area offers cycle ways and walks and local rivers are famous for coarse and game fishing.

 

St. Neots is an ancient market town which is now the largest town in Cambridge shire. Nearby Paxton Pitts Nature Reserve is home to the second largest breeding cormorant colony in England.

 

Oliver Cromwell's House in Ely, whose magnificent Cathedral stands like a landmark towering above the fens, is well worth a visit. Ely lies on the banks of the Great River Ouse, where the crew of Cambridge University practices for the famous boat race between Cambridge and Oxford Universities.

 

Take a trip on a traditional river launch along the picturesque waterfront, or ride the Fens Cycle Way, which starts at Ely. Ely Museum is worth visiting to learn more about the area. Visit Wicken Fen, Britain's oldest nature reserve to see a huge range of wildlife. Four miles east of Ely is Prick willow Drainage Engine Museum, home of the 1924 five cylinder Mirlees - the museum explains the history of Fen drainage.

 

Huntingdon is the birthplace of Oliver Cromwell who was a pupil at the Old Grammar School (now the Cromwell Museum), as was Samuel Pepys. Explore the area's historic towns and villages, such as Hemingford Grey and visit the oldest continuously inhabited house in England. Hemingford Grey Manor, which was the home of Lucy Boston, author of the Green Know books for children.

 

The ancient market town of St. Ives stands on the banks of the River Great Ouse, spanned by a six arch 15th century bridge with the tiny chapel of St. Ledger in the centre, one of four medieval bridge chapels surviving in England.

 

Cambridgeshire Tourist InformationPicture courtesy of www.britainonview.com. can be found in the Minster Precincts of Peterborough Cathedral. In 1536 Peterborough's Norman cathedral became the burial place of Henry VIII's first wife, Katharine of Aragon. Nearby is the 3,000 year old Flag Fen Bronze Age Settlement, one of Europe's most important archaeological sites from that period.

 

Wisbech is an elegant Georgian town, surrounded by orchards and bulb fields. Visit the Wisbech and Fenland Museum, Peckover House and lovers of real ale should take the opportunity to visit Elgoods Brewery, to sample its traditional ale.

 

3 months ago

BGC Partners Limited Tokyo Announces Offering of Senior Notes

NEW YORK, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - BGC Partners, Inc.  (NASDAQ: BGCP) (“BGC Partners,” “BGC” or “the Company”) today announced its intention to commence an offering, subject to market conditions and other factors, of senior unsecured notes.  The notes are to be offered and sold in a private offering exempt from the registration requirements under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”).

BGC intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include the repayment in full of BGC’s 4.50% convertible notes scheduled to mature on July 15, 2016, and to fund future potential acquisitions.

The notes have not been registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.

This notice is issued pursuant to Rule 135c of the Securities Act, and does not constitute an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any of these securities and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful.

Discussion of Forward-Looking Statements by BGC Partners

Statements in this document regarding BGC Partners’ business that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements” that involve risks and uncertainties.  Except as required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements.  For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see BGC’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors set forth in our public filings, including our most recent Form 10-K and any updates to such risk factors contained in subsequent Form 10-Q or Form 8-K filings.

SOURCE BGC Partners, Inc.

Media Contact: Karen Laureano-Rikardsen, 1 212-829-4975 or Investor Contacts: Jason McGruder, 1 212-829-4988, or Jason Chryssicas, 1 212-915-1987

6 months ago

Singapore Lawyer Legal Services We Provide for All Customers

Looking for legal service? When you are planning to choose the best lawyer for yourself, you can consider hiring our lawyers. We have some professional lawyers who are ready to help all customers. Most of our lawyers have a lot of skills and knowledge for solving any cases easily. We know how to handle our clients' cases easily. There are a lot of good reviews about our services. Many people are satisfied with our service quality. We are ready to fix any problems that may occur in your life. Before you hire our lawyers, you need to take a look at some of our services that we provide for all customers.

 

* Litigation

 

This is the first service that we offer for our customers. We are willing to provide the best service for our clients. Therefore, we create this litigation service for all customers who have problems for our customers. Our lawyers are ready to help our customers resolve any disputes on the court system. When you have any cases or problems that fall within the category of litigation, you can simply contact us today. Our customer service can help you find the right lawyers for yourself. We have some lawyers who have a lot of experience in dealing with any litigation cases. Our lawyers are ready to help you solve your cases immediately and easily. Because of this reason, many people are happy with our litigation service from our reliable law firm.

 

* Defamation

 

This is another popular service from our law firm. There are many people who are suffering from defamation problem in their daily life. Defamation is the action of damaging the reputation of someone, company, or many other parties. When you have this problem in your daily life, you can contact our company today. We know how to claim for the defamation process in the court. Our professional lawyers have a lot of good reputation in this area. We know how to restore your reputation back through the court process. Because of this reason, you should be able to rely on our service quality. You can discuss with our lawyers about your defamation case.

 

* Employment law

 

You should know that employment law is specially created to manage all rules and regulations about employment. When you have some problems in the workplace, you can contact our lawyers today. We have some special lawyers who have a lot of experience in this industry. We know how to solve any problems that are related with the Singapore's employment law. You can consult with us about your rights and obligations as employee. We have complete resources that you can use for supporting your standing on the court. This is another reason why you have to consider contacting our professional lawyers today. We can help you complete your cases in the court easily. When you have some problems with your employers, you can also use our service.

 

* Criminal

 

You can find a lot of criminal cases in Singapore today. When you become victim in any criminal cases, you can use our lawyer service. Our service is able to help you ask claim on the court. We have some reliable lawyers who have proper knowledge and skills in solving any criminal cases. Our lawyers can follow all regulations and rules in Singapore today. Because of this reason, you can rely on our service quality. You are able to solve any problems that may occur in your life. When it is necessary, we can also help you ask for claims to any other parties. We can help you submit all important documents that are related with your cases.

 

 

10 months ago

Al Lamb's Dallas Honda: 2016 Honda Pioneer 1000

Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda’s new Pioneer 1000 is the side by side that was built to take you were other side by sides cannot. Utilizing Honda’s new class-leading 999cc twin-cylinder engine, and the industry’s first and only 6-speed fully automatic Dual Clutch Transmission, the Honda Pioneer 1000 delivers unmatched performance, and capability, whether on the trail or the worksite.

 

The Pioneer 1000 puts everything we’ve learned designing off-road bikes, ATVs and side-by-sides into one complete package. Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda  has taken the 1000-pound hauling** and the 2000-pound towing capacities, which are unsurpassed by any competitor, and meshed these unique characteristics with the addition of a fully-independent front and rear suspension which have some of the longest travel of any multi-purpose side-by-side. Every Pioneer 1000 comes standard with four-wheel-drive, as well as a high-low sub-transmission and 4-mode differential lock, while the five-person model features auto-leveling rear suspension and a full-size convertible bed with Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda’s exclusive QuickFlip™ seating.

 

Engine - 999cc liquid-cooled twin-cylinder Unicam® four-stroke

Bore And Stroke - 92.0mm x 75.15mm

Compression Ratio          - 10:1

Induction - Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), 44mm throttle body

Ignition - Full-transistorized with electronic advance

DRIVE TRAIN

 

Transmission - Fully Automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) with six forward gears and Reverse. Four drive modes include 2WD, 4WD, Turf and Differential lock.

Final Drive - Direct front and rear driveshafts

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

 

Front Brake - Dual 210mm hydraulic discs

Rear Brake - Dual 210mm hydraulic discs

Front Tire - 27 x 9-12

Rear Tire - 27 x 11-12

DIMENSIONS

 

Wheelbase - 80.2 inches

Curb Weight - 1519 pounds - Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel.

Ground Clearance - 12.4 inches

Turning Radius - 13.8 feet

Towing Capacity - 2000 pounds

Bed Capacity - 1000 pounds for 49 states, 600 for California models

Height - 76.1 inches

Width - 62.9 inches

Length - 116.8 inches

OTHER

 

Available Colors - Red, Olive

Model Id - SXS10M3

11 months ago

Otolaryngologist: Richard S. Isaacs, MD

Otolaryngologist: Richard S. Isaacs, MD

(Ear, Nose & Throat - ENT)

Highlights

Board Certified
* Accepts Health Insurance Plans

Biography
* Dr. Richard S. Isaacs is a Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose & Throat - ENT) practicing in Sacramento, CA

Specialties
Languages Spoken
* English

Medical Specialties
* Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose & Throat - ENT) Otolaryngology

Years In Practice
* 20 (started in 1995)

Provider Training
University
* Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit MI (1988)

Residency at Hospital
* Manhattan E E T Hospital, Otolaryngology; Providence Hospital
Medical Ctrs, General Surgery

Certification
* Otolaryngology

Certifying Body
* American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto)

Practice & Hospital Affiliations
* Kaiser Foundation Hospital – Sacramento

11 months ago

Otolaryngologist: Richard S. Isaacs, MD

11 months ago

Dr. Richard Isaacs

1 year ago

Malibu’s Best Doctor For Cyclists and Bike Injuries by Dr Howard Marans

Thousands of people each year turn to cycling as a means to stay fit through low-impact activity. As cyclists train to make self-improvements or enter competitions, chances for cycling related injuries may increase. An experienced California doctor (Dr Howard Marans) for cyclists can help the emerging athlete to the die-hard triathlete with any medical concerns they may have.

 

Cycling Related Injuries

 

Injuries can affect even the strongest athlete's cycling abilities. Beginners, who do not properly utilize the correct equipment or train without proper coaching, may have chances for increased health problems especially with knees, ankles, and feet. Improper form will put extra stress on various regions of the body, which can create injuries.

 

- Knee osteoarthritis is the slow degeneration of the cartilage and bone within the knee. Osteoarthritis can usually be found in older athletes or cyclists. The knee joint gradually wears down from years of use. Treatment will vary depending on the stage of degeneration. Anti-inflammatory drugs, steroid injection, physical therapy, and surgery are among the treatment options.

- Plantar fasciitis supports the arch of a cyclist's foot. When the foot becomes strained, the area can become swollen and inflamed creating a significant amount of pain. The stiffness and swelling can create problems for cyclists.

- Achilles tendonitis is created when the tendon running from the tibia to the heel becomes inflamed. The cause is usually directly related to overuse. A sudden increase in training can contribute to the inflammation. If the Achilles tendon becomes torn or ruptured, surgery is required.

- A fall off a bicycle can leave the cyclist with traumatic injuries. Torn ligaments or tendons may be a result. Broken or fractured bones are also a common injury from falling off a bicycle. Traumatic injuries can lead to future health problems with degenerated arthritis or other joint problems.

 

Non-surgical and surgical options are usually available for each type of cyclist injury.

 

Non-surgical Options

 

Each injury will have different areas of pain concentration. To reduce the pain and inflammation, non-surgical options may be utilized.

 

- Apply ice packs to the region to help reduce the inflammation.

- Restrict movement until you receive further instructions from a health care professional.

- Use braces or pads to aid in the support of the injured area.

- Over the counter or prescribed pain medication may be taken.

- The use of physical or occupational therapy to regain full range of motion in the injured area.

 

Surgical Options

 

When all the non-surgical options have been exhausted or the trauma to the injured area is too severe, surgery may be the next step in the treatment. A California doctor for cyclists will know when surgery should be implemented. Surgery may require extra recovery time from injuries. The result may be resuming cycling activities without pain and inflammation.

 

Best California Doctor for Cyclists

 

An experienced California doctor for cyclists can provide individualized treatment to ensure an optimal outcome for the situation. Howard Marans MD can give a complete explanation of all the treatments available for cyclists' injuries, including non-surgical and surgical options. Howard Marans MD would be more than happy to discuss the cyclist's orthopedic health needs and concerns with you. His office welcomes PPO and will work with all other insurance companies to give the best treatment available. Please click below to schedule your consultation or call us at 714.979.8981.

1 year ago

Dr. Howard Marans, MD on Common Orthopedic Knee Surgery Costs in California

Orthopedic Knee Surgery

Orthopedic knee surgery may be used to treat knee problems that do not respond to other treatments. If you have a condition that may require surgery, you may want to understand the potential costs so that you can plan for them. Below, we will take a look at what influences orthopedic knee surgery costs, as well as how insurance covers knee surgery.

 

Types of Orthopedic Knee Surgery

There are two main types of knee surgery: open knee surgery and arthroscopic knee surgery. Open knee surgery is most commonly used to treat more extensive knee problems, such as total knee replacement for arthritis. Arthroscopic surgery is a minimally invasive form of surgery that can be used to treat less extensive knee problems, like meniscus or ligament tears.

 

It is preferable to use arthroscopic knee surgery whenever possible. Arthroscopic surgery has lower risks and a shorter downtime, making it preferable from the patient's perspective. In addition, arthroscopic surgery usually costs less to perform than open knee surgery.

 

What Influences Cost

Each case is unique, and knee surgery can cost different amounts depending on the specifics surrounding an individual case. Some of the factors that influence orthopedic knee surgery costs include:

 

- How high the local cost of living is

- Whether or not open knee surgery is used

- Whether or not a hospital stay is required

- How long is takes to perform the surgery

- How many resources the surgery takes to perform

- What the individual surgeon's rates are

 

Insurance Coverage

Insurance covers orthopedic knee surgery costs, because knee surgery is only used in cases where it is medically necessary. Insurance policies vary widely in the terms of their coverage, so that patients may have very different out-of-pocket costs depending on their coverage. If you have a high deductible that you have not yet met, you may pay for a large portion of the surgery on your own. If you have a low deductible or no deductible, you may pay very little out-of-pocket.

 

Thanks to insurance coverage and the widespread availability of patient financing, the majority of patient are able to afford their orthopedic knee surgery costs without issue. If you're out-of-pocket costs are too high for you to handle all at once, you can use financing to spread out the cost of treatment over a longer period of time. Some financing options include credit cards and third-party health care financing companies.

 

Dr. Howard Marans would be happy to meet with you about your knee health. To schedule your consultation today, please click below and enter your information or call (714) 979-8981.