Howard Lake | 14 May 2005 | News 18 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Research / statistics About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. The Department for Education and Skills (DfES) reports that schools in England raise £1.5 billion a year through fundraising from parents, businesses, churches and local clubs.The Department reports that secondary schools in England raised an average of nearly £222,000 each during 2003/04, and primary schools raised an average of £35,000 each.As well as fundraising events, many schools generated income from letting out buildings and other facilities. Advertisement English schools raise £1.5 billion a year, says DfES AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis During the same period central and local government gave £23 billion to schools in England.
ITHACA, N.Y. — Local officials are keeping a close eye on the ice in the creeks Friday, Feb.1, as water has started to breach the Newman Municipal Golf Course, the city said Friday.The city advises residents in the Fall Creek and Northside areas should begin checking their basements and be prepared to protect their property by the following means: Kelsey O’Connor Kelsey O’Connor is the managing editor for the Ithaca Voice. Questions? Story tips? Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @bykelseyoconnor. More by Kelsey O’Connor Tagged: city of ithaca, fall creek, flooding, northside, weather Monitoring local weather conditionsMaking sure valuable items are removed from basement floorsChecking your sump pump regularly. If your sump pump is not operational, consider repairs or replacement.Making sure that the discharge from your sump pump is directed away from your home, and into the storm sewer if possible. Care should be taken because the combination of water and severe cold can produce significant ice in the streets and sidewalks.Removing ice from the storm sewer in front of your houseAdhering to the city’s odd/ even parking regulations. This is important to assist DPW efforts to clear streets and drainage structures.Anyone with questions can contact Julie Conley Holcomb in the department of public information and technology at 607-279-7189. Your weather news is made possible with support from: read more