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Festo Training Endorsed by City & Guilds and British Fluid Power Association

Festo Training Endorsed by City & Guilds and British Fluid Power Association

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Festo, Northampton: A series of popular Festo training courses have been formally endorsed by both City & Guilds and the British Fluid Power Association (BFPA).After a thorough assessment, a range of courses from Festo Training & Consultancy have been awarded the Assured quality standard by City & Guilds. The Assured recognition service gives customers confidence that the quality of training offered has been benchmarked against the City & Guilds standard and is best in class.Festo logoParticipants on a range of Pneumatics, Electropneumatics, Hydraulics, Mechatronics and Programmable Logic Controller courses will receive certificates with the City & Guilds Assured mark of quality.In addition, Festo’s two most popular fluid power training courses have be
Kyle Richards Reveals Whether Kim Richards Asked for Book Approval

Kyle Richards Reveals Whether Kim Richards Asked for Book Approval

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Perhaps her copy got lost? Kyle Richards opened up about her sister Kim Richards’ upcoming memoir and whether she received approval from her sibling before writing the book. Celebrity Scribes “Nothing’s been run by me,” the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 51, told Us Weekly exclusively at Kendra Scott in Los Angeles on Wednesday, February 12. “I don’t know what to think. You know, I knew she was writing it because we talked about it a little bit but not specifics.” Kyle acknowledged that the synopsis caught her off guard. “I mean, the headline was a little jarring,” she admitted. “I was like, ‘What’s that?’” Biggest ‘Real Housewives’ Feuds Ever — Where They Stand Today Despite the family drama the project could cause, the Bravo star insisted she has a s
Gabrielle Union posts a beautiful video of her transgender stepdaughter discussing identity

Gabrielle Union posts a beautiful video of her transgender stepdaughter discussing identity

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Gabrielle Union has uploaded a moving video to social media, showing her stepdaughter Zaya discussing her decision to come out as transgender.Filmed by her pro basketball player husband Dwayne Wade, 38, the video showed the 12-year-old speaking frankly.Among other things, Zaya tells her father: 'What's the point of being on this earth if you're going to try to be someone you're not?'   Special moment: Gabrielle Union uploaded a heartwarming video to social media on Tuesday showing her husband, Dwayne Wade, having a talk about identity and being true to yourself with his daughter ZayaShe discusses the importance of being 'true to yourself,' and not to 'really care what the stereotypical way of being 'you' is.'Dwyane asks: 'Even when people are being mean, and even when people are gett
Jameela Jamil’s Legendary HBO Controversy Explained

Jameela Jamil’s Legendary HBO Controversy Explained

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The past 48 hours have been complex for The Good Place star, Jameela Jamil and anyone who has been paying attention to the controversy surrounding HBO Max's upcoming series, Legendary—a competition show focused on voguing and ballroom culture. On Tuesday, HBO announced that Jamil would be the emcee and judge on the new show. There was immediate backlash on Twitter from members of the LGBTQ community who believed Jamil to be straight and not a proper representative for ballroom culture. In response to the backlash, Jamil publicly came out as identifying as a queer woman, but the controversy has raged on and highlighted a deeper struggle within the LGBTQ community. The main issue at hand is over whether Jamil has the legitimacy or right to participate in a series about ballroom culture.
‘Shaun The Sheep’ Flocks To The BBC For A 2021 Christmas Special – Deadline

‘Shaun The Sheep’ Flocks To The BBC For A 2021 Christmas Special – Deadline

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Aardman Animations is cooking up a Christmas caper for Shaun The Sheep, which is set to premiere on BBC One in 2021. A Winter’s Tale From Shaun The Sheep (working title) will follow Shaun as his seasonal excitement turns sour when a farmhouse raid to get bigger stockings for the flock leads to baby lamb Timmy going missing. The 30-minute episode will go into production in late 2020 and is created by Giles Pilbrow and Mark Burton, with the script written by Pilbrow. Steve Cox is the director, while Richard Beek produces. The executive producers are Mark Burton, Sarah Cox and Carla Shelley. Sue Deeks, the BBC’s head of program acquisition, said: “Aardman lovingly produce stories with warmth, personality and humor, so we are truly delighted that, following the huge success of The Farm
Gervonta Davis Ordered To Stay Away From His Baby Mama, Dretta Smothers

Gervonta Davis Ordered To Stay Away From His Baby Mama, Dretta Smothers

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Roommates, Gervonta Davis has been ordered to stay away from his baby mama, Andretta Smothers, a.k.a Dretta, until the outcome of his criminal case has been decided.According to The Bast, “Davis has been warned to stay away from the mother of his child and have no contact with her until the outcome of the criminal case.”As we reported, Gervonta was seen aggressively dragging Dretta out of a basketball game, during Super Bowl LIV weekend. After the incident went viral, the professional boxer took to IG and released a statement. He denied hitting Dretta but did admit that he was a bit aggressive, but he absolutely loves the mother of his child.He stated, “I never once hit her..yea I was aggressive and told her come on..that’s the mother of my child…I would never hurt her other than that happ
Who Is Tammy Ly? 5 Things To Know About ‘The Bachelor’ Star – Hollywood Life

Who Is Tammy Ly? 5 Things To Know About ‘The Bachelor’ Star – Hollywood Life

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After making enemies of several fellow contestants on the Feb. 3 episode of ‘The Bachelor,’ Tammy Ly has drawn mixed reactions from viewers of the show. Tammy Ly got into fights with several different women during the Feb. 3 episode of The Bachelor, and one of her feuds has landed her on a 2-on-1 date during the upcoming Feb. 5 episode. Tammy and Mykenna Dorn will be on this season’s awkward 2-on-1 date, which means that Peter Weber will have to choose to keep just one of them after their time together. Tammy is not afraid to speak her mind, and is going into the date with a confident attitude, according to previews from the episode. Here’s more to know about her: 1. She works as a real estate agent. Tammy currently works as a Licensed Real Estate Agent for Keller Williams Reality
Prysmian Group launches record breaking cables for FTTx and 5G networks

Prysmian Group launches record breaking cables for FTTx and 5G networks

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Sirocco HD cables provide the smallest diameters and highest fibre densities for microduct cables Milan, 4 February 2020 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, launches its Sirocco High Density range of microduct cables, providing world record diameters and fibre densities for blown microduct cables. The new range boasts fibre densities of up to 10.5 fibres per mm2, enabling increased fibre count cables to be offered for standard microduct sizes. Sirocco HD microduct cables utilize Prysmian’s BendBright-A2 200µm single-mode (ITU-T G.657.A2) bend insensitive fibre, providing a solution that’s ready for evolved systems and truly future-proof. “Bend-insensitive fibre optic cables are a crucial part of the world’s shift towards flexible and
‘The Best Years of My Life’

‘The Best Years of My Life’

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Hoda Kotb says her 50s are some of the best years of her life. Actually, scratch that. “Not some of them,” she exclusively told Us Weekly at NBC Studios in New York City on Monday, February 3. “The best years of my life are right now.” Hoda Kotb’s Friends and Family Meet Her Second Daughter Hoda Kotb Erik Pendzich/ShutterstockIn the past three years, the 55-year-old has adopted daughters Haley Joy and Hope Catherine, gotten engaged to financier Joel Schiffman and become permanent co-anchor of Today alongside Savannah Guthrie. Today Show’s Biggest and Most Memorable Moments Plus, on Thursday, February 6, Kotb and cohost Jenna Bush Hager are introducing a new fourth hour of the NBC morning show as Today With Hoda & Jenna morphs into Hoda & Jenna & Fr
Nick Lachey’s wife Vanessa contradicts Jessica Simpson’s story

Nick Lachey’s wife Vanessa contradicts Jessica Simpson’s story

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There was an awkward moment when Hoda Kotb interviewed Nick and Vanessa Lachey on Monday morning.The married couple sat down for Kotb and Jenna Bush on the Today show to talk up their new Netflix dating show called Love Is Blind when Vanessa corrected Hoda about a story.The talk show host said she had interviewed Jessica Simpson recently and she remarked that Nick and Vanessa were so nice to send the blonde a gift. Vanessa then went out of her way to say that never happened, which stunned Kotb. And to make it crystal clear she never sent anything to Simpson, Vanessa then said, 'I don't even have her address!' Claws out: There was an awkward moment when Hoda Kotb interviewed Nick and Vanessa Lachey on Monday morning. The married couple sat down for Kotb and Jenna Bush on the Today sho