Hot water incidentA student nurse attached to the Charles Roza School of Nursing in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) who is accused of throwing hot water on a woman was on Monday released on $80,000 bail when she appeared at the Linden Magistrate’s Court.Denauda Williams, 20, of Lot 129 Wismar Housing Scheme, Linden, denied the charge of unlawful wounding when she appeared before Magistrate Wanda Fortune. The charge stated that on January 3, 2019, she unlawfully wounded 19-year-old Shanyce Bynoe, at Wisroc Housing Scheme, Wismar, Linden.Defence Attorney Yondessa Welcome, in a bail application, told the court that her client has no previous incidents with the law.Reports are Williams and her boyfriend were conversing at his home at Wisroc Housing Scheme, Wismar, when Bynoe, who is allegedly also in a relationship with the young man, went to his home.The young man reportedly went to speak with the Virtual Complainant and Williams, who was said to be cooking at the time, allegedly became angered. She then reportedly took the hot water from the stove and threw it on the VC. The teen was rushed to the Linden Hospital, where she was treated for second-degree burns to her hands and chest.The case will continue on January 22, 2019.
Organisers of the Christmas Tree Festival and Live Nativity in Glacknadrummond Methodist Church feared the worst when snowy conditions last weekend threatened their event.However, come Sunday evening, the sun had shone all weekend and hundreds of people had come through the doors to enjoy and appreciate the fantastic spectacle that was on offer.With the event featured on the Six One News on RTE television, people came from all across Ulster: accents from Ballymena, Ballymoney, Belfast, Derry, Eglinton, Strabane and Monaghan were heard as each day drew large crowds to admire the trees on display. Visitors, who were entertained throughout the weekend by local musicians and singers, were also invited to vote for their favourite tree.James McKinley, a local fisherman from Greencastle, won the ‘business’ category; the ‘organisation’ award went to Carndonagh Irish Countrywomen’s Association; the ‘school’ category was won by Scoil Mhuire from Gleneely, and the church award went to the Glacknadrummond Sunday School.But the overall award – as voted by those visiting throughout the weekend – went to Scoil Mhuire, who had created their tree from recycling old Irish language textbooks.Some of the trees in the Christmas Tree Festival in GlacknadrummondRev. Alison Gallagher with Katie McKinley and her mother, CarolynSpeaking at Sunday evening’s Carol Service which concluded the weekend’s festivities, Rev. Alison Gallagher said: ‘the idea for the tree festival originated as a fundraiser towards the rebuilding of our Methodist community hall in Moville, but over the weekend, it became so much more than that.’ She continued: ‘it developed into a fantastic community event. The trees came from a diverse range of groups and organisations, from the very young to the very wise! And we were overjoyed to see so many visitors, particularly those that had travelled from afar. We were simply blown away by the goodwill of everyone.’Inishowen Christmas Tree Festival is a tree-mendous success was last modified: December 11th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)