Edinburgh’s House of Fraser building to be turned into offices


Fraser from Stoel Rives when I was there as the Fraser, a long-time leading Portland attorney, died from natural causes on Nov. He was the recipient of several of his profession’s most prestigious awards, including the Multnomah County Bar Association’s Professionalism Award and the U. George spent his entire career with the law firm Stoel Rives and its predecessors. George was raised on a family farm outside Monticello, Iowa, a farming community of 2, His college undergraduate years were spent at the University of Wisconsin. George enlisted in the Navy. While serving, a Navy hospital stay put him in contact with Navy nurse Doris Fitzgerald. They married in

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The year-old rushed over to help Mr Leather, aged 60, who suffered life-threatening injuries when he was struck by the car. Mr Fraser-Jones, a trained trauma technician, used a special technique to unblock the injured man’s airways and turned him onto his side before paramedics took over. With her husband lying gravely ill in hospital, wife Margaret Leather contacted the Bolton Evening News to try and trace the heroic fireman.

After spotting the report, Mr Fraser-Jones spoke to his wife, a nurse at Royal Bolton Hospital, and arranged to visit Mr Leather, a painter and decorator, in the intensive care unit. The year-old remains in the intensive care but has now regained consciousness and his family say he is improving. Mr Fraser-Jones, from Harwood , visited the hospital again last week.

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She was his second wife, and with him had four children: She is busily involved in village life and supports her children by taking on child-minding duties. Jill is an active member of the Women’s Institute , opened up a holiday cottage business, and is teaching her grandson, Josh, how to keep bees. Jill has a less traditional outlook on life than her late husband, who had been a Justice of the Peace , reflected in her opposition to both fox hunting and private education.

Following a burglary at Glebe Cottage she was asked by David and Ruth to return to Brookfield which subsequently became permanent. A skilled horsewoman, she ran the local riding stables for many years. In the early s she was a close friend of Grace Fairbrother who later married her brother Phil. Christine married Paul Johnson; it was discovered she was infertile, and they adopted a son, Peter. In the mid s Paul deserted the family and he was later killed in a helicopter crash in Germany.

In Christine married George Barford, a gamekeeper , which was seen as a class transgression, even though her uncle, Tom Forrest was also a gamekeeper, and colleague of her future husband. Her marriage to George lasted over 25 years and was happy, but latterly they experienced difficult times as their house burned down due to an arson attack by Clive Horrobin.

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The new owner of House of Fraser, Mike Ashley, has lashed out at landlords as it is announced that three stores will close. And Jolly’s in Bath is also at risk. Sports Direct tycoon Mr Ashley, who.

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House of Fraser was fished out of the water by Mike Ashley after it went into administration Image: Publicity Picture Read More It marked the biggest high street failure since Woolworths went bust a decade ago with the loss of 27, jobs, and BHS two years ago, when 11, workers got the chop. Mr Ashley failed to give a firm pledge on jobs at House of Fraser.

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These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright Watchtower Media Image caption Philip Donegan was convicted at the High Court in Glasgow A former university lecturer has been convicted of raping two women he met on a dating website. He bombarded the year-old with texts and calls and threatened to send an indecent photograph of her to her boss.

Prosecutor Sheena Fraser said: The court heard the year-old, who was formerly a lieutenant colonel in the Territorial Army, raped the year-old in her Paisley home in October and a year-old woman at his home in Glasgow in July The year-old woman said in evidence that she went to the police after becoming distressed watching the attempted rape scene in Braveheart on DVD. She told the jury: Ms Fraser asked the woman: On one occasion a bag with a card from him and a lip balm the woman had dropped in a supermarket was placed on her front door while she was at home.

He said that the threat to send an indecent photograph of the year-old to her boss was “a joke”. Ms Fraser told the court that Donegan has two previous convictions at sheriff court level.

Edinburgh’s House of Fraser building to be turned into offices

Some heir locators charged with tracking down missing beneficiaries and reuniting them with their lost inheritances are using hard-sell techniques to grab a large proportion, sometimes nearly a third, of the estates. With around two-thirds of Britons dying without a will, heir locators have lots of opportunity to cash in. Heir Hunters, the popular BBC show, has fuelled interest. And activities by unethical individuals have given rise to a separate phishing scam.

More than years of retailing history in Edinburgh is set to be brought to a halt after the new owners of the iconic House of Fraser store in the city’s West End revealed it is likely to be.

Australia As the world mourns the death of Nelson Mandela, former leading Australian political figures have recalled the country’s role in ending apartheid in South Africa and freeing Mr Mandela from prison. Australia played an influential role in devising and enforcing the international sanctions that helped end South Africa’s controversial system of racial segregation. Beginning in the early s, prime minister Gough Whitlam banned racially-selected sporting teams from visiting Australia.

Following Mr Whitlam, prime minister Malcolm Fraser was one of the first international figures to visit Mr Mandela in prison. He also took a deep interest in trying to isolate South Africa. But international sanctions against apartheid-era South Africa were slow to be introduced and to pose any real effect on influencing South Africa. Economic and trade sanctions gathered pace in the s but towards the end of that decade, opponents of apartheid decided much stronger action was needed to bring about change.

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After excelling at Eastwood High School, he matriculated at the University of Glasgow — where he later served as principal and chancellor — to study for an ordinary MA and then a law degree. During his time at university, he was chosen to represent British students at a conference in Peking, making him one of the first westerners to visit the country after the revolution, and during the Korean War.

He caught the attention of a younger student politician, Marion Forbes and, in , they began 60 years of married life, having four children by On leaving university in , Mr Fraser took a three-year service commission in the Royal Air Force; thereafter he worked for the Scottish Office in Edinburgh, where he remained for 33 years. He returned to the University of Glasgow in on a research fellowship and was secretary tot the commission looking into the reform of local government — he was influential in the plan that saw regions and districts replace burgh and county councils in And in , Mr Fraser was chosen, aged 49, to succeed George Pottinger as permanent secretary of the Scottish Office.

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Malcolm Fraser, former PM You are here: His office released a brief statement: We appreciate that this will be a shock to all who knew and loved him, but ask that the family be left in peace at this difficult time. Although politics dominated much of his life, Mr Fraser was widely admired for his humanitarian work toward a fairer, less racist world. He was also president of CARE International from to , and its vice-president for the following four years.

Mr Fraser was born on March 18, in Glasgow, the only son of Alex and Rachel. After excelling at Eastwood High School, he matriculated at the University of Glasgow – where he later served as principal and chancellor – to study for an ordinary MA and then a law degree.

Here is everything we know so far about the take-over. What went wrong for the company? What will happen to the 10, pension holders? The Pension Protection Fund PPF are currently expecting to carry out an month assessment as to the condition of the pension fund. If the pension fund is correctly valued, it could be picked up by another insurance firm. Are they still accepting gift cards?

What if I have an outstanding order online? While no official guarantee has been given by Mr Ashley, the official line seems to be that business will continue as usual and orders will be honoured according to their initial delivery date. The website is still taking orders and stores remain open, so any outstanding purchases seem to be fairly safe for now. However this figure could change, after Ashley began negotiations with landlords over new rental costs for each store.

House of Frasers employ around 17, people in the UK and Ireland. The number of jobs potentially at risk will become more clear once Mr Ashley completes negotiations with landlords. What differences will shoppers notice in-store? In certain branches, Sports Direct may be given floor space, or else the company may choose to re-facilitate parts of high-rent stores as gyms or office space in an effort to increase visitors to the high street.

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