Tag Archives: Thousands

'We ditched our habit of three takeaways a week, saved thousands, and booked our first holiday in years' – Irish family on their shock wake-up call

Pat and Paula Twomey, and their children Ava (20), Regan (17), Ella (13) from Clane, Co Kildare ‘We ditched our habit of three takeaways a week, saved thousands, and booked our first holiday in years’ – Irish family on their shock wake-up call Independent.ie An Irish family who estimate they spent over €250 on three… Read More »

Thousands of Aussies to call Lifeline

It’ll be business as usual for Lifeline volunteers on Christmas, as feelings of loneliness and the pressure to be happy heighten amid the festivities. The mental health service is expecting a whopping 2500 calls on Christmas Day and more in the days after as people’s difficulties appear more “acute”. “It’s a time when there’s a… Read More »

Troubled Wando bridge became headache for thousands | News – Charleston Post Courier

A primary support cable that snapped in a Wando River bridge last spring prompted a three-week closure of the critical Interstate 526 span and exposed a troubled history that has cost South Carolina millions of dollars. The James B. Edwards Bridge opened in 1990. Its box-like sections are linked by steel and concrete “tendons” that… Read More »