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“During his career he has produced award winning documentaries with the BBC investigations unit, and has lived and worked in south Asia and the Middle East for World Service, reporting on political upheaval, terrorism and natural disasters such as the south Asian tsunami,” she said.The retailer has more than 190,000 private investors who together own around 30 per cent of M stock a number of whom have voiced frustration at the pace of the turnaround in its fortunes under former Morrisons boss Marc Bolland.The new scheme will enable them to exchange their dividend pay out to purchase a card up to the value of 1,000 at a ten per cent discount so a 900 dividend payment could be swapped for a 1,000 card.Amanda Mellor, M group secretary, said: “Our private investors are some of our most loyal customers and we’re continually looking at how we can engage this group of stakeholders.”A RUN DOWN piazza at the University of York is to be given a revamp, following a donation from Greg Dyke in his final year as Chancellor. Vanbrugh Piazza, an original feature of the campus which was intended as a focal point for staff, students and visitors, is not in good shape, said vice chancellor Koen Lamberts.”The plan is to develop the piazza during the summer, so that it can once again feature prominently on open days and graduation days, and offer an attractive space for art installations, open air cinema, pop up activities and performances,” he said.”In addition to Greg’s generous donation, the project will also be supported by other benefactors and by the university.”A drop in consultation event will be held at the JB Morrell Library between 11pm and 2pm on Friday.Competitors will complete 80km by going four times round a 20km circuit in and around York on Saturday, May 2. Later the same day, the men competing in the first ever Tour de Yorkshire will race round the same circuit as Stage 2 of their race reaches its climax.Gary Verity, chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, said: “By hosting this race and taking advantage of the spectators, race infrastructure and media spotlight already on York that day, we’ll show women’s racing off to the world.”Kersten England, chief executive of City of York Council, said: “York is proud to be hosting this women’s race.”Any woman holding a British Cycling racing licence of Band 3 up to Elite is eligible to compete.PARISH councillors in an East Riding village have tried walking a mile in someone else’s shoes to understand the difficulties faced daily by people with disabilities.The councillors from Stamford Bridge were challenged by a resident in the town to take part in an hour long “disability challenge”.Three councillors Ian McEnaney, Rick Bragg and Richard Clarke spent time using a wheelchair and trying to get around without their sight or hearing.They tackled navigating the village’s roads, visiting the doctors’ and dentists’ surgeries and making basic purchases in the shops.They now plan to address the problems they came across at future council meetings and by talking with business owners in Stamford Bridge.Spending by households on hotels, bars and restaurants leapt by nine per cent year on year in February which is the strongest annual increase seen in all the categories covered last month by the Visa Europe UK Expenditure Index.For the first time in six months, consumers’ spending on recreation and culture also saw an annual increase, with 1.1 per cent growth in February.Solid annual spending growth was seen in household goods a 3.6 per cent increase while spending on food, drink and tobacco saw a 2.7 per cent year on year increase. Spending on transport and communication was up 0.8 per cent.Visa said online spending saw annual growth for the first time since September, a 0.8 per cent year on year increase in February.Face to face spending on the high street was up one per cent. Easing pressure of inflation may be giving a confidence boost. Kevin Jenkins, UK and Ireland managing director at Visa Europe, said: “British consumers look to be spending more on the things they enjoy.”The York Hearts Supporters Club teamed up with Tyne Bank Brewery from Newcastle and Brass Castle Brewery in Malton to produce a beer called “TyneCastle Hearty Ale,” named after Tynecastle, Edinburgh football club Heart of Midlothian’s home ground.Casks of the beer have since gone on sale in York, Newcastle and Edinburgh, and Brass Castle says the feedback has been highly positive.It is now selling bottles online. The beer is a traditional, fulsome, brassy bitter, brewed with UK Admiral and First Gold hops, and it has an ABV of 4.4 per cent.York Hearts is a club of around 35 fans living in York. A total of 10p from each bottle or pint sold will go to the Foundation of Hearts, which is helping to bring the football club into fan ownership after a turbulent few years.Ian Goodall, from Brass Castle, said: “We are always happy to help with this type of effort. If we get a great response to the bottled product we will happily look to brew it again and continue to donate.”
polo dress pants New editor takes up role at Radio York and 7 other news snippets you may have missed