Data show Chinese factory activity contracted in April

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific slipped on Monday, with data released over the weekend showing Chinese factory activity contracted in April. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 closed 0.11% lower as shares of robot maker Fanuc dropped 2.26%. The Topix index dipped fractionally to 1,898.35. Elsewhere, South Korea’s Kospi finished the trading day 0.28% lower at … Read more

A New Season of Fun on the Jersey Shore with The Mainland Adventure Park

The Mainland Adventure Park is now open for the 2022 season featuring a newly renovated Arcade, kitchen, and lobby. Add high-flying adventures to your next Jersey Shore vacation! MANAHAWKIN, NJ,, May 2, 2022 / PRNewswire / –The Mainland Adventure Park has officially opened for the 2022 season, with new renovations and additions to the park … Read more

We spent Bank Holiday weekend at Pontins Southport where it was zero frills but oh so much fun –Chantelle Heeds

Pontins Southport has been slammed by numerous bad reviews in recent years, but is it really that bad? The institution can often be seen and regarded as Butlins’ poorer relation, but there is no denying that Pontins has stood the test of time and everyone has heard of it –for good reasons, or for bad. … Read more

Thousands of children benefit from free Sportscool holiday clubs

A specialist provider of sports education for primary schools delivered free Easter clubs for more than 7,300 children through the government-funded Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme. Rishton headquartered SportsCool, which offers a diverse range of activities, organized the holiday clubs in 15 towns and cities across England, from Newcastle to south east London. The … Read more

Easter 2022: Carnivals, Hunky Jesus’ comeback and more ways to celebrate in the Bay Area

Some bunnies attend a past Union Street Easter Parade in San Francisco. Though it will not be happening this year, here’s hoping the long-running event with its popular Easter bonnet competition will return in 2023. Photo: Pat Johnson / SFC Spring is here, and though in-person community celebrations have taken a back seat during the … Read more

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: Cheshire events

Published: Published: 7:00 PM May 2, 2022 On 6th February this year Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth. To celebrate this unprecedented anniversary, events and initiatives will take place across … Read more