With just days to go until the Newark by-election, we need as many feet on the ground as possible over the weekend.

I’ll be in Newark on Saturday as well as the following newly-elected MEPs over the next few days:

Sunday: Diane James MEP
Monday: Patrick O’Flynn MEP

Simply turn up at the campaign office which is open every day from 8.30am-5.30pm 19 Bridge St, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1EE.

It’s just a few minutes walk from Newark Northgate rail station.

If you’re unable to make it, please consider donating £10 to help Roger and the team.


Thank you,
Nigel Farage

Costa Concordia to be scrapped in Genoa

 VT Halter Marine delivers ATB
 tug to Bouchard

May 30, 2014
—VT Halter Marine, Inc. delivered the ocean-going 112 foot Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tug Denise A. Bouchard to Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. Measuring 112 feet by 35 feet by 17 feet, the 4,000 hp tug is classed by ABS as A1 Towing Vessel, Dual Mode, and is equipped with an Intercon Coupler System. Construction of the vessel began in March 2013 and the tug was launched in February 2014, at VT Halter Marine’s Moss Point Marine shipyard in Escatawpa, MS.

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Samui Regatta – AY Race Report 4

13th Samui Regatta 2014

Final 2013/14 AYGP Event

AY Race Report 4

All hands back on deck at Samui Regatta
By AY MultiMedia
May 30th, Koh Samui, Thailand: After the lay day to relax and regroup, all the crews were back out on the water for the penultimate day of racing. As the North Westerly breeze is still hanging in, PRO Ross Chisholm decided on a short windward/leeward race for crews to reacclimatize themselves, before embarking on a 32nm passage race, across to Ko Phangan, then around Ko Tae Nok before returning through the Samui Strait and back to the finish line. The boats that enjoy long asymmetric spinnaker rides finally got enough wind to answer their prayers. They certainly aren’t here to play games or make up the numbers, its serious business out there, with 20 teams including four highly fancied 52 footers that every regatta would like to have competing plus eight evenly matched “Flying 40’s” battling it out around the course. Today is make or break day and the leading contenders want to drive home their advantage.

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Ten year-old Dragon gains new strength


  • Title Poyang lake
  • Released 30/05/2014 11:15 am
  • Copyright ESA
  • DescriptionImage of China’s Poyang lake from the synthetic aperture radar (SAR) on the Sentinel-1A satellite, acquired on 12 May 2014 in dual polarisation. The radar gathers information in either horizontal or vertical polarisations, shown here as a composite (HH in red, HV in green and HH-HV in blue).

    Poyang is just one of the many project areas of the collaborative Chinese-European Dragon Programme, which marked its ten-year anniversary this week.

  • Id 312149
30 May 2014As ESA and China mark a decade of cooperation, imagery over China’s Poyang lake is testament to the new Sentinel satellite’s promise of continued radar data acquisition for a multitude of applications.

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