"Forever" is a 1973 single, written and produced by Roy Wood. Wood played all of the musical instruments on the recording, as well as supplying lead and multi-tracked backing vocals; the song was globally published by Carlin Music Corp. The track reached number 8 in the UK Singles Chart; the single remained in the UK chart for 13 weeks, straddling the final month of 1973 and the start of the following year. The single enjoyed a higher placing in the UK chart in January 1974, than Wizzard's "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday"; the A-side of the single's label bore the script "with special thanks to Brian Wilson and Neil Sedaka for their influence". The track was released as a single in New Zealand, the Netherlands and South Africa."Forever" has appeared on numerous compilation albums, including Wood's own Singles. and Through the Years: The Best of Roy Wood. Alexis Petridis stated it was "a solo hit that imagined what it would be like if Neil Sedaka had joined the Beach Boys with beautiful results".
Tommy Rainone is an American welterweight boxer nicknamed'The Razor'. His current record is won 26 + lost one draw, he is trained by Jorge Gallardo, a veteran of 85 amateur and 21 pro fights, out of the Westbury Boxing Club in Long Island, New York. Former IBF junior welterweight champion Jake Rodriguez has assisted in Rainone's training and has worked his corner many times. Tommy "The Razor" Rainone's love affair with boxing began at the age of seven. After watching Rocky for the first time, the Plainview Long Island native began to seek out a gym where he could pursue the sport that had captivated him, his search would prove fruitless until the age of 17. Boxing couldn't have entered his life at a more appropriate time in his life. “There’s no question about it, I was able to channel a lot of my anger as a youth into boxing." Rainone was a troubled teen. He had been kicked out of several schools. After middle school, he was sent to live with his father on Staten Island, his father placed him in an all boys Staten Island Catholic School hoping the added structure would set the young man straight.
It didn't work out as intended. "You can’t take a kid, getting into trouble in public schools his whole life and put him in a Catholic school. I was a freshman at the time and it only took me about three months to get kicked out of that school. I went back to Long Island from there. "My teenage years I was a frustrated and angry person. I just had an attitude that boxing was an incredible outlet for me. Once I started getting into boxing I put the rest of the troublemaking off to the side and started getting a little more focused with my life.” Rainone's amateur career was brief, consisting of 30 fights. In that short span he fought a variety of world class flyer including former welterweight world champion Luis Collazo and light-welterweight contender Francisco "El Gato" Figueroa. "I had two fights so far and I had to fight a guy named Leon Hinds, who went on to be ranked number three in the nation. I didn't know it at the time. Having to survive a storm like that so early in my career made me improve my defense.
I was always matched tough, it was always expected thing to get matched tough. I went to tournaments knowing; as soon as they called my name, I pretty much rolled my eyes because I knew they were going to match me hard." Still a young man, Rainone's focus was anything but unw. "When I was in the amateurs, I cut a lot of corners. I was having a good time partying, going out and just being young but doing so while half assing it boxing. I stopped boxing a couple a months after turning 23 because I had to make a decision to either continue having fun or to get serious about boxing and i was not mature enough to take the sport serious at that stage in my life. I realized. I took a break from boxing deciding that i was threw with the amateurs and would return to the sport to turn pro if and when i was ready to take it serious, i started doing some traveling, lived life with out restriction and just enjoyed myself for three years." Rainone returned to boxing in 2006 after spending three and a half years away from the sport.
He trained for six months before making his pro debut against ten-fight veteran Marquis McConnell at the Huntington Hilton Hotel in Melville. In front of a huge, supportive local crowd, Rainone boxed his way to a shutout victory. "If you looked him up, he is now a light-heavyweight. It was the only time he fought at 147, he was fighting at 160, he cut the weight. By the time he got in the ring, he was back up to 160-165, he was a big guy." After a second victory in December 2006 Rainone would start 2007 with a bang winning two fights in a 5-day span followed by a 3rd victory fifteen days totaling 3 wins in a 20 days Rainone won his first 11 bouts, accompanied by his rabid local following. One of the highlights of his early career was performing in the legendary boxing venue The Blue Horizon in Philadelphia, PA. Rainone won a unanimous decision over Jaime Morales that night, he ran into his first setback in June 2008 when he dropped a controversial split-decision to Manuel Guzman in Brooklyn. Rainone took.
On the second day of training, Rainone sustained a cut under his left eye as the result of an elbow. He was told he didn't need stitches. Being that he has great faith in his cutman George Mitchell and that the cut was not in a position that could affect his vision, he went forward with the fight. To stem the risk, the fight was reduced from six rounds to four. "It was no walk in the park but there is no way I lost the fight," Rainone says. "Originally I pulled out of the fight but the promoter Tommy Gallagher wanted me to fight because I was going to sell a lot of tickets. "My friend John Scully warned me'if you get hit with a nothing jab, the cut is going to open up.' I started bleeding in the third round but I didn't think it would affect the judges. It was stupidity on my behalf to go into the fight with a cut. He's turned me down six times for a rematch." His second loss came in his next fight - a split decision - came against Henry White Jr. in Melville. There was no cut Rainone had adequate time to train.
Rainone discovered the significance of mental preparation on this night. "He beat me square. There was so much stress before this fight. I was in tremendous shape but mentally I wasn't prepared." After this fight he parted ways with his manager Luigi Olcese, whom he had been with for three fights. Rainone returned t
York Minster Police is a small, specialised cathedral constabulary responsible for security in York Minster and its precincts in York, United Kingdom. The Liberty of St Peter and Peter Prison was formed in 1106, appointed its own officers quite separately from the rest of the city of York. Following the Minster fire in 1829, the Chapter of the cathedral ordered that "'Henceforward a watchman/constable shall be employed to keep watch every night in and about the cathedral", bemoaned the lack of one previously; the Liberty was abolished in 1839, as a result of which any constables appointed for the Liberty would have been transferred to the new municipal borough of the city of York, as the liberty ceased to exist it could no longer appoint constables. It is that the first record is available of the employment of Thomas Marshall as a watchman, which lasted until 1854 at the salary of forty-one pounds and twelve shillings per year; the title of "Minster Police" was first recorded in 1855. There are now eight officers, one Inspector, of the Minster Police.
In addition to their policing role, the officers are the custodians of over 380 sets of keys, provide information and directions to tourists, oversee fire safety, security for the movement of cash around the Minster. The local territorial police force, North Yorkshire Police retains primacy of policing throughout the county including York Minster, being responsible for the investigation of all crime and leading on all major or serious incidents. In February 2017 it was reported that the Minster Police would be "given back powers of arrest after 80 years" by ITV News. A former territorial experienced police officer was brought in to update the constables on their power and training and the Minster Police "can deal with situations appropriately at the right level". A ceremony was reported to take place in the Spring to mark this change; the BBC News website reported that: "Powers were returned to the force following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Chapter of York and the Chief Constable of North Yorkshire.
The memorandum recognises that although security provision inside the minster and its precinct remain the responsibility of cathedral constables, North Yorkshire Police will be responsible for investigating all crime. Any arrested people will be handed over to North Yorkshire Police for transport and processing and the force will be responsible for the submission of prosecution files; the Minster Police constabulary is thought to be the oldest continuing police service in the country". All officers have completed the Level 3 Certificate in Cathedral Constable Attestation; the uniform consists of white and blue shirts, black ties and white cravats black pull-over jumpers, yellow high-visibility jackets, black boots and a peaked cap with blue and white Sillitoe Tartan or "dicing" as a cap-band. Female officers wear this peaked cap, as opposed to the bowler cap, worn by many British and Overseas Territories female officers. Officers can wear a stab vest with "YORK MINSTER POLICE" written on the back, to identify them as such.
Rank slides are worn on the shoulders of the shirt and vest. They wear numerals on their epaulettes together with the Minster's crest of crossed keys surmounted by a crown and "YORK MINSTER POLICE" wording. There is a dark blue police tunic to be worn over the shirt, for more formal occasions or day-to-day policing. If the constable has been awarded any decorations their ribbons should be worn on the left breast of the tunic. Officers can use earpieces; the force is one of only seven cathedral forces in the world and the Minster Police includes three female Constables. The Minster Police comprises eight Cathedral Constables, one Police Sergeant and a Head of Security There is one unsworn Police Warden. Cathedral constable Law enforcement in the United Kingdom List of law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom York Minster Police A photograph of the Police on Flickr Official website of the Cathedral Constables' Association Cathedral Constables Website - York Minster Police section
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah is a Saudi pediatric surgeon who has a made significant contributions to medical practice both in his native Saudi Arabia and abroad. After becoming a licensed practitioner in the early 1980s, he went on to specialize in the field of pediatrics, where he is internationally recognized for his work in separating conjoined twins. In addition to his work as a surgeon, Al Rabeeah has filled a number of supervisory and advisory roles in Saudi Arabia, including Minister of Health, Advisor to the Royal Court, Supervisor General of the international aid agency KSrelief. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah was born in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on 23 February 1955; when Al Rabeeah was a young boy, he injured himself. The wound required stitches; this caused a lot of pain and discomfort for Al Rabeeah, was the start of his interest in the medical world. With encouragement from his father, Al Rabeeah decided to study medicine to help to minimize and alleviate the suffering and pain of those in need.
Today, Al Rabeeah is recognized as one of the world's most renowned pediatric surgeons specializing in the separation of conjoined twins. Al Rabeeah realized his dream of becoming a doctor by first attending King Saud University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees in July 1979 -, he progressed to his internship, which he served and completed in August 1980 at King Khalid University hospital, Riyadh. In 1981, Al Rabeeah was formally licensed to practice medicine. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah serves as the Supervisor General of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, headquartered in Riyadh, he concurrently holds the position of Advisor to the Royal Court. KSrelief was inaugurated on 13 May 2015 by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud; when Al Rabeeah began KSrelief, he recognized that the organization's mandate was unlike anything seen in the Kingdom. Starting with fewer than 50 employees, today the center's numbers have reached 195 and KSrelief has accomplished a great deal in terms of humanitarian aid and relief worldwide.
As Supervisor General, Al Rabeeah's role is to steer international efforts to provide impartial, objective aid outside of Saudi Arabia to those in need. Working both unilaterally and with an impressive list of humanitarian and governmental partners, as of January 2017 Al Rabeeah has overseen 176 aid and relief projects in 37 countries. Major focuses of the projects include food security, health and sanitation, education and children, vaccination and shelter; the centre is working on instituting both a volunteer programme and a humanitarian research centre. When asked about his devotion to humanitarian causes, Al Rabeeah gives all the credit to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman, saying, "The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud's, guidelines stress that our centre shall perform its duties in an unbiased way, based upon need and regardless to any other considerations." The centre is to abide by approved international rules and widely-accepted humanitarian concepts.
Throughout the course of his career, Al Rabeeah has held many positions of authority, achieving a successful balance between his duties as administrator and physician to the benefit of all. His dedication to public service as his primary goal allows him to carry out diverse duties with a singular focus on serving his country and humanity. Due to Al Rabeeah's success in his various roles, the late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chose him to take on the key and challenging position of Minister of Health for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Al Rabeeah accepted the position and was appointed as such on 14 February 2009; some of his notable successes during his tenure as Minister of Health are: Launched the Integrated and Comprehensive Healthcare Plan. The implementation of the ICHCP had a significant impact on reforming the Kingdom's entire health care sector, with the goal of providing the highest possible standard of care for all. Established new hospitals and Primary Health Care Centres as well as upgrading many existing health facilities.
The approval of building 5 Medical Cities North, South and West as part of the ICHCP by Royal Decree. Budget allocated for the cities amounted to US$3.7 billion, which made Saudi MoH one of the largest investors in the Middle East. Electronic Medical Referral System Ehalati; the medical referral is the process of directing or redirecting the patient to the optimal level from the lower potential levels to the greatest potential ones. One-Day Surgery programme to optimize Operating Room resources and help alleviate hospital bed shortages. Home Health Care Programme. Implementation of immediate reporting of all Sentinel Events via text and dashboard and follow-up. Centralized database for medication use by clinical and medical staff to record medication side effects and contra-indications to minimize medical errors.. Connectivity of National IT Services for all medical facilities. Patient Rights and Relations Program. Visiting Professorship Program to serve remote areas. Electronic Citizens Voice (pub
The Australian Mini Challenge was a touring car racing category in Australia. First held in 2008, the Mini Challenge supported both the V8 Supercar Championship Series and the V8 Supercar Development Series; the category is managed by Toleman Motorsport, who took over management rights following the demise of previous rights holder, Sherrin Motorsport. Late in 2010, BMW announced the withdrawal of its support of the series, with the final running held at the 2010 Sydney Telstra 500; the Australian Mini Challenge was launched by MINI Australia, being the department of BMW Group Australia responsible for the MINI brand. The National MINI Manager Justin Hocevar developed the business case, negotiated partnerships & launched the series; the first and only order of 25 vehicles from BMW Group were imported ADR and duty exempt, for the explicit use of motorsport activities. The vehicles were rushed into production & arrived in Australia with little spare time for the first round, arriving via airfreight into Sydney.
During their initial'shakedown' event at Eastern Creek. The vehicles developed a technical problem with a turbo component which would cause the vehicles to go into'limp-home' mode. Working through the night, local technicians liaised with technical support in Munich before a software patch was issued, a resulting modest power reduction meant the vehicles stayed below a certain heat range whereby the turbocharger wastegate component would fail; the series was intended to support the development of the MINI brand in Australia. The purpose was to improve the masculinity / masculine appeal of the brand, to demonstrate the robustness of the vehicles and to develop the brand's performance credentials through the sub-brand JCW; as a result, the MINI brand in Australia enjoyed a high skew towards the more profitable JCW products. JCW sales in Australia ranked amongst the best-performing markets in the word. In 2011 the series competitors were thrown a lifeline and invited to compete in the Australian Manufacturers' Championship, in a series called the AMC Mini Cup.
The only changes to the rules were the requirement to run on radial tyres and the addition of a dry break fuel system to the cars for long distance events. The 2011 class pointscore was won by the only series regular Beric Lynton. Only three teams competed all season, the other two being the Sherrins Rentals team and Brendan Cook's team. All three cars never attended the same round however, with only one attending some rounds; the R56 Mini hardtops were flown to Australia. The Mini Challenge cars were based on the road going John Cooper works models, with a 1.6 litre, four cylinder, turbocharged engine producing 155kW. Weighing 1150kg, the cars could accelerate to 100km/h in just over six seconds and reach a top speed of 240km/h. MINI Challenge - Planet MINI - www.mini.com.au 2011 AMC Mini Cup