Suffolk Chamber News
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Following the success of the government’s car scrappage scheme, Long Melford based website development company netXtra have today launched a similar initiative – the netXtra Website Scrappage Scheme – a program aimed at helping local I.T., marketing and website managers fund new website design, development and hosting projects in 2010.
Climate change appears to be linked to the spread of malaria. While malaria parasites may not survive temperatures of less than 18 degrees outbreaks are occurring in Kenya and Tanzania at higher and higher altitudes.
There were also 1.3 million deaths from TB among HIV-negative people in 2007, and an additional 456 000 deaths among HIV-positive TB cases – equivalent to 23% of the total
deaths attributed to HIV.
The number of incident cases is increasing with 86% of incident cases in Africa and Asia .
Following the unification of the Biosciences Federation and the Institute of Biology, Long Melford based website development specialist, netXtra, has recently launched an attractive new website – www.societyofbiology.org - for the newly consolidated Society of Biology – a site that was designed, developed and launched in less than eight weeks!
The Lord-Lieutenant of Suffolk, Lord Tollemache, recently paid his first visit to Haverhill and was surprised at what he found. In a day that was organised and hosted by the Haverhill Chamber of Commerce Lord Tollemache experienced firsthand the enterprising spirit that dominates the town.
It is essential that it is explained to them how to avoid insect bites, sunburn and how to make water safe to drink. Travellers with children should be aware how to treat minor ailments and know when it is necessary to seek medical help.
Since July 2008 there have been 17 known deaths in humans from rabies disease in Bali. Initially the disease was only being reported from 1 district in Bali but over the last few months it has spread and cases of the disease are now being reported from the densely populated areas of south east & eastern Bali. Travellers to Bali should be aware of the current outbreaks & how to avoid the disease, correct post-exposure treatment and the need to consider having a course of vaccines before travelling to Bali.
Tim Meadows-Smith has been appointed Chairman of K2 Business Rescue, a business turnaround practise whos CEO, Tony Groom, has ben voted Turnaround Practitioner of 2009.
Glemsford based accountancy practice Paul Donno & Co Ltd has been shortlisted for the prestigious Accountancy Age Awards which will take place at Battersea Park Arena on 18th November. Paul Donno, Managing Director of the company is one of six finalists vying for title of AAT Accounting Technician 2009.