BCGEU Gets Local Governments to Back Road Maintenance Complaints

first_imgThe companies in charge of maintaining BC’s Highways are coming under attack in a new campaign demanding more accountability from private contractors.The BC Government and Service Employees Union has rounded up support from 39 municipalities demanding tougher standards. BCGEU President Darryl Walker says BC Taxpayers spend more than 300 million dollars a year on these contracts.”The government needs to understand their responsibilities to hold the contractors accountable to make sure that the roads are in the condition that they actually need to be.”- Advertisement -Earlier this year, the BCGEU – which represents about two thousand road workers – launched a campaign titled “You be the Judge”. A seven minute video outlining the work maintenance contractors are supposed to be doing year round is featured on their website at www.bcgeu.caThe municipalities of Chetwynd and Dawson Creek have joined the protest from the Peace Region.last_img read more

Bailing out mortgagees

first_imgNEW YORK – AS home foreclosures mount, mortgage companies are knocking on doors, sending letters and making phone calls with a simple message for struggling homeowners: They’d rather modify your loan than foreclose. EMC Mortgage Corp., which has a $78 billion loan portfolio that includes subprime loans to homeowners with weak credit, this week launched a 50-person team it calls “the Mod Squad.” Members will spend an unlimited time on the phone with troubled borrowers, sifting through their bills to compute a workable monthly payment. In an industry that often rewards workers for getting off the phone quickly, each team member has time to speak to as few as three people a day. “You can’t just run this like a call center; it needs to be run like a counseling center,” said John Vella, president and CEO of EMC. Right now, $2.14 billion in mortgages, 2.74 percent of EMC’s portfolio, is in default, up from 1.93 percent a year ago. Lenders have long modified loans for homeowners facing job loss, illness, divorce or a death in the family. But with many borrowers across the country struggling to keep up with mortgage payments, mortgage companies increasingly are prodding anyone who’s having trouble making payments for any reason to give them a call. Critics say lenders made loans to borrowers who weren’t creditworthy with terms that would be impossible for them to meet. Whether the current wave of workouts will merely postpone foreclosures – and delay bad loans hitting lenders’ books – is an open question. Regulators will be watching to see how many modifications are successful, said Susan Wachter, a professor of real estate and finance at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. The scant public information on modifications makes evaluation tricky, said Thomas Lawler. The former chief economist at Fannie Mae now runs his own consulting business, Lawler Economic & Housing Consulting, in Vienna, Va. Loose lending standards followed by lax modifications can merely delay a problem, Lawler said. He pointed to the raft of modifications done in the manufactured-housing business in the mid-1990s, when easy credit led to a wave of defaults and reposessions. Too late to act “If people had known what the servicers were doing, red flags would have been raised; but by the time people knew what was going on, it was too late,” he said. Advocates say that half the people in foreclosure never talk to their banker before losing their house, and many could have reworked their loans if they only had gotten help. “It’s tragic,” said Colleen Hernandez, president of the nonprofit Home Ownership Preservation Foundation. “We have the capacity to help a whole lot more people.” Calls to her group have picked up markedly. Its 24-hour hotline, (888) 995-4673, is getting 300 calls a day, up from 75 daily in the first quarter of 2006. Civil rights groups called Wednesday for a six-month moratorium on foreclosures resulting from high-risk loans given to people with shaky credit. “New foreclosures hit their highest ever level in the fourth quarter of 2006, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Homeowners are the obvious losers, but all the financial services companies involved lose. On the losing end With home values falling in some parts of the country, none of the finance companies want to be stuck owning a house that has depreciated, or, worse, a house surrounded by other homes in foreclosure. EMC says it loses, on average, 40 percent of the value of a loan in foreclosure and also has to pay taxes and other expenses on the property. “The larger the loss of value and the greater the likely loss will be, the more flexible we are,” said Larry B. Litton, Jr., president and chief executive of Litton Loan Servicing in Houston, which services $60 billion in mortgages. “We may waive past-due amounts. In extreme situations, we may even waive principal, if need be.” The Mod Squad plans a six-city tour hoping to attract struggling homeowners to information and counseling sessions with offers of $100 gift cards to Home Depot Inc. The number is (877) 362-6631.last_img read more

LAX braces for annual deluge of holiday travelers

first_imgThe anticipated travel surge at LAX marks a 3 percent increase over the same period last year, according to airport officials, who plan to announce the holiday passenger forecast later today. “This time of the year, the big unknown is weather in the rest of the country,” said Paul Haney, deputy executive director for Los Angeles World Airports, the city agency that operates LAX. “A major weather event at a large airport in another part of the country can have a ripple effect on the nation’s air-transportation system,” Haney said. “L.A. travelers are advised to check with their airlines before coming to the airport to verify times, allow extra time to check luggage and make their way through passenger screening.” Nationally, about 47 million passengers are expected to take to the skies during a 20-day holiday season that began Dec. 13 and ends Jan. 2. The amount is about the same as last year, according to the Air Transport Association of America, an industry trade organization representing the airlines. More than 225,000 passengers are expected to pass through LA/Ontario International Airport during the 13-day holiday travel time, a 5 percent increase from the same period last year, according to LAWA officials. Travelers using Ontario airport are advised to check in 90 minutes before domestic flights and two hours before flights headed to Mexico. Although it isn’t required, passengers packing presents should leave the items unwrapped, according to Nico Melendez, a spokesman for the Transportation Security Administration. “If an alarm goes off, we may have to go in and unwrap it,” Melendez said. “It’s best to just wait to wrap the gift at your final destination.” There are no changes to security check-in procedures, but Melendez said passengers should be reminded that the “3-1-1” policy for liquids remains in effect for carry-on baggage. That means packing liquid containers no larger than 3 ounces inside one 1-quart zip-top plastic sandwich bag. Passengers were also reminded to follow the TSA’s “Simpli-Fly” guidelines, such as layering items in suitcases to increase visibility for security screeners. “We just ask that people get to the airport on time, don’t overpack, remove your shoes and coat and be ready to be scanned very quickly,” Melendez said. “We’re very pleased with the success we had during the Thanksgiving holiday, and we believe we will have the same success this Christmas.” art.marroquin@dailybreeze.com 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWhicker: Clemson demonstrates that it’s tough to knock out the champ“Despite signs of slowing in the economy and sky-high energy prices, we expect to see another strong season of holiday air travel, with an average of 2.25million travelers per day,” said James May, president and CEO of ATA. Some of the larger airlines have hired up to 500 seasonal workers to assist with flights that are expected to be 90 percent full during the Christmas travel rush, according to May. On average during the year, planes are 80 percent full at the nation’s airports, according to ATA. Due to large crowds and long waits at security checkpoints, travelers planning to fly out of LAX should check in two hours before domestic flights and three hours before international flights, airport officials said. The airport is expected to be busiest on the three days before Christmas and Jan.2, when airlines expect most flights to reach 100 percent capacity, according to LAX officials. Peak travel times at LAX are from 6 to 9 a.m., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. last_img read more

MY DONEGAL – WITH SINGER AND ALL ‘ROUND GOOD GUY GAVIN BOYLE

first_imgBusinessman and singer Gavin Boyle is well-known across Donegal and further afield and has always championed all his native county has to offer. He tells us all he likes and dislikes about Donegal.What is your favourite place in Donegal? Mullaghduff. It’s home and the community spirit here is second to none. It’s a great place to live and grow up.What is the one thing you would change about the county? I would make it flatter – the hills are a killer when you’re out running!Who is the one person in Donegal you look up to? Daniel O’ Donnell. He is a great ambassador for his homeland, county, country and has never ever forgot about where he has come from and continues to promote Donegal wherever he travels. He is to be admired for all that he has done in his career.Daniel O’Donnell or Packie Bonner?Daniel but Packie is also a true gentlemanWhat has been your proudest moment as a Donegal man?Winning the Sam Maguire last year – unforgettable.What has been your saddest moment? Losing friends and family to the dreaded disease of cancer.What is your favourite Donegal-made product?Donegal Pens – These young Rosses lads have done very well for themselves and worked hard to build their business up. They deserve great success.Donegal’s greatest ambassador? Donegal’s musicians – Altan, Clannad, Enya, Daniel to name but a few.Which successful Donegal business person do you look up to?Pat Nora Gallagher from Dungloe. In the times that are in it, Pat took a big risk opening a new Bar & Restaurant in Dungloe last year, along with opening the Daniel O Donnell Visitors Centre. Both places created new employment for the locals and Pat deserves recognition for what he has done.Who is Donegal’s greatest Sportsperson?Without a doubt Jim Mc Guinness.What is your favourite Donegal restaurant?My Partner Jay is a brilliant cook so our house is a great restaurant. Other than than it would be Sal & Paddy Gallaghers on a Friday night and The Fantastic Danny Minnies Restaurant in Annagry.Donegal’s Golden Eagles or Basking Sharks?There are enough “Sharks” out there so I would go with Eagles.Your nomination for Donegal’s most stylish person?After myself of course, I would have to go with Mr Noel Cunningham!Your favourite Donegal saying or expression?“That’s a wake on ya”. Nearly every weekend when I come home, I am greeted with this saying and it cracks me up, especially as I have no idea who the person is who has died!Will Donegal win the All Ireland this year?If last year is anything to go by, I certainly hope so.What is your favourite Donegal food?Has to be my Great Uncle Bernie Gillespie’s filleted fish. I love coming home to mums and waiting for me on the pan is Bernie’s fish, if it could be boxed and sold he would make a fortune!What is the one thing that annoys you about Donegal?Honestly, nothing.If you had a million euro to change something about Donegal, what would it be?I would use it to create employment to bring those family & friends that had to leave the county to get work, back home again.MY DONEGAL – WITH SINGER AND ALL ‘ROUND GOOD GUY GAVIN BOYLE was last modified: January 8th, 2013 by StephenShare 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)Tags:Gavin BoyleMY DONEGALlast_img read more

GOLF NEWS: MONICA MC DONAGH WINS THE LADIES COMPETITION AT BARNHILL

first_imgLetterkenny Golf News: Results of the 18hole club competition played on Tuesday 21st.Winner Monica Mc Donagh 37pts, Runner-up Marian Keating 35pts, Third Celine Markey 34pts bot. Well done ladies. 🙂The Relay for Life Classic was played on Friday 24th, in super conditions, 31 teams of 4 took to the course.Third place was secured by Kay Kelly’s team of Kay, Joan Murphy, Maura Cavanagh and Eleanor O Carroll, with a fine score of 94.Celine Bradley who made all this happen thanked everyone for their support, and stressed the importance of contributing to this worthwhile cause. She congratulated all the winners. On Saturday 25th Barnhill hosted the annual Donegal Shield, in style and despite an indifferent weather forecast the sun shone.Sixteen teams took part with a total of 144 ladies striving to win this prestigious prize for their own club.Rosapenna were the winners, very closely followed by Letterkenny ladies runners -up, third place went to North/west, best net score, and not in the prizes Mairead Harkin(Gweedore) well done to all the winners! Thanks to all the helpers on the day, the day was a great success!! Letterkennys top 3 scores came Sent from my iPadThe Challenge Cup return match against Galgorm was played on Sunday 26th. The Letterkenny team had a formidable task against a very strong Galgorm side.They put up a spirited performance, but alas fell short in the end. While we commiserate with the ladies, we must congratulate them for their super effort. GOLF NEWS: MONICA MC DONAGH WINS THE LADIES COMPETITION AT BARNHILL was last modified: April 28th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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)Tags:BarnhillgolfLadies CompetitionletterkennyNoticesSportlast_img read more

NEWLY-FOUND HOLY WELLS ACROSS DONEGAL TO FEATURE IN RTE PROGRAMME

first_imgEileen Magnier, North West Correspondent, RTÉ with cameraman John McMorrow at Doon Well (near Kilmacrennan) filming part of the feature on the survey of holy wells to be broadcast on Good Friday on RTÉ 1 at 7 p.m.A total of 26 missing holy wells across Donegal have been rediscovered in a survey carried out in recent months.The wells will be featured on Nationwide, RTÉ 1 on Good Friday, March 29 at 7 p.m.The programme will outline the results of the survey of holy wells commissioned by County Donegal Heritage Office, Donegal County Council and the County Donegal Heritage Forum as part of the implementation of the County Donegal Heritage Plan. “Holy wells are sites of heritage, historical, cultural, folklore, religious and spiritual significance and they are viewed with affection by many communities,” explained Joseph Gallagher, County Donegal Heritage Officer.“What many people don’t realise is that holy wells and their surroundings are also archaeological monuments protected under the National Monuments Acts. At the start of this survey, we knew of the existence of 164 holy wells in County Donegal. Of these, there were 43 holy wells of which we didn’t know the exact location. The survey helped to establish the location of 26 of the 43 ‘missing’ holy wells and also recorded a further 16 holy wells that were previously unrecorded.”Last year, John Cronin & Associates were commissioned to undertake a selected survey of the material heritage of holy wells in the county and the collection of folklore and traditions associated with them. The survey was funded by Donegal County Council and The Heritage Council as part of the implementation of the County Donegal Heritage Plan.Eileen Magnier, North West Correspondent with RTÉ, visited some of the holy well sites featured in the survey and spoke to local people about the heritage importance and cultural significance of holy wells. Holy wells featured in the RTÉ Nationwide programme include Doon Well (perhaps the best known holy well site in the county); a holy well in Coillte woodland in Drumboe near Stranorlar; St. Catherine’s Well in Killybegs; Tobar Chnapostuin (a fairy well) in Muckros; St. Ciaran’s Well in Shalwy near Kilcar; St. Cartha’s Well in Kilcar; and St. Colmcille’s Well in Gleann Cholm Cille.The survey of holy wells in County Donegal will be published later this spring and there will be a public presentation on the survey findings.If you would like to find out more about the survey of holy wells in County Donegal, consult the County Donegal Heritage Office website at www.donegalcoco.ie/heritage and if you would like to find out where the known holy wells are in your area, consult the National Monuments Service website at www.archaeology.ieNEWLY-FOUND HOLY WELLS ACROSS DONEGAL TO FEATURE IN RTE PROGRAMME was last modified: March 26th, 2013 by StephenShare 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) Tags:donegalEileen Magnierholy wellsRTElast_img read more

Giants `O’ too big for Rams

first_img The Giants (3-1) overcame a 40-for-62, 442-yard performance by the Rams’ Marc Bulger. The 6-foot-5 Burress, the Giants’ major free-agent offseason acquisition, has caught four touchdown passes this season, or twice as many as all the Giants’ wide receivers caught last season. He has developed into Manning’s favorite target, and his height has added another weapon to the Giants’ receiver corps. He wasn’t on the field in the first quarter of the Giants’ 45-23 loss at San Diego last Sunday after being benched by coach Tom Coughlin for being late to two team meetings. The move was questioned by some Giants players and became a focus of attention leading up to the Rams game. “He was taking a lot of heat last week about things, and I think he just came out and had a good week of practice,” Manning said. “He didn’t say anything about it, he didn’t apologize to me; he didn’t have to. I knew he was upset about it and I knew it wasn’t going to happen again, and that he wanted to come out here and have a big day.” Burress and Manning hooked up for both touchdowns in the first half. The first came on a 31-yard catch-and-run that Burress leaped high to snare and then ran untouched into the end zone. On the second, Manning laid the ball between two defenders on a post pattern. “Last week is last week,” Burress said. “I treat each day like a new day, and I’m pretty sure everybody else does, too.” Manning picked up where he left off after last week’s career-best 352-yard performance against San Diego. His four touchdowns against the Rams (2-2) were also a career high for the second-year quarterback, who now has a 9-6 edge in TD passes over older brother Peyton, who has been to the Pro Bowl five times in eight seasons and is a two-time league MVP for Indianapolis. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 Cardinals 31, 49ers 14 The biggest regular-season crowd in league history turned up wearing vibrant colors and singing raucous cheers at Azteca Stadium. Mexico’s 103,467 fans created a thrilling atmosphere at the league’s first regular-season game outside the United States. Josh McCown passed for a career-high 385 yards and two touchdowns, and Neil Rackers kicked a career-best six field goals through the 7,700-foot air to lead Arizona. Redskins 20, Seahawks 17 (OT) Rookie Nick Novak kicked a 39-yard field goal 5:31 into overtime to give Washington its first 3-0 start since 1991, the season the Redskins won their last Super Bowl. Buccaneers 17, Lions 13 Joey Galloway scored on an 80-yard reception and Brian Griese threw for 302 yards as Tampa Bay got off to its first 4-0 start since 1997. Rookie Carnell “Cadillac’ Williams was slowed by a sore hamstring and held to 13 yards on 11 carries. Falcons 30, Vikings 10 Michael Vick went down midway through the second quarter with a sprained right knee, but Warrick Dunn rushed for 126 yards, including his 50th career touchdown on a 37-yard run, to lead a 274-yard performance on the ground for Atlanta. Vick ran for 58 yards and threw a touchdown pass before getting hurt, and the Falcons’ defense made things miserable for Daunte Culpepper, who was sacked nine times, intercepted twice and lost a fumble for the Vikings (1-3). 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! A week after spending the first quarter on the sideline for violating team rules, Plaxico Burress redeemed himself with one of the best days of his career. The sixth-year wide receiver had two touchdown catches among a career-high 10 receptions Sunday as the New York Giants defeated the St. Louis Rams, 44-24. In addition to Burress’ two touchdowns, Giants quarterback Eli Manning threw scoring passes of 1 yard to Amani Toomer and 31 yards to Jeremy Shockey. last_img read more

ADAM’S EQUINOX PICTURES LIGHT UP DONEGAL

first_imgLocal amateur photographer Adam Rory Porter snapped the amazing phenomenon of the Autumn Equinox at Grianán of Aileach this weekend.The ringfort at Burt was just recently revealed to be astronomically aligned with the Spring and Summer equinoxes. The sunrise of the Autumn Equinox this weekend lit up Grianán Ailigh with a stunning effect.Adam Rory Porter captured the passage of light through the opening of the impressive fort that once seated the royalty of Aileach. ADAM’S EQUINOX PICTURES LIGHT UP DONEGAL was last modified: September 23rd, 2013 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) Tags:adam rory portergrianan ailighgrianan of aileachsunriseweatherlast_img read more

Facebook developing satellite internet for Africa

first_img8 October 2015Facebook and French satellite operator Eutelsat wants to launch an internet-satellite that could boost internet connectivity in more than 14 African countries, including South Africa. Easier and more reliable access to the internet could offer substantial benefits to the vision of the social, educational and health care ideals of the National Development Plan.The Facebook-financed satellite, named Amos-6, would be able to offer faster and more reliable internet access to isolated areas in Africa, and was scheduled to be completed and in orbit by 2016, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, posted on the social networking site on 5 October.“Facebook has been exploring ways to use aircraft and satellites to beam internet access down into communities from the sky,” Zuckerberg wrote. “To connect people living in remote regions, traditional connectivity infrastructure is often difficult and inefficient, so we need to invent new technologies.”Facebook will bring free Internet to Africa with a #satellite called AMOS -6 http://t.co/DA28sBYRyZ pic.twitter.com/nrSL3EpkKR— SocialPubli.com (@SocialPubli) October 6, 2015The satellite project is part of Facebook’s Internet.org non-profit initiative that aims to bring free and reliable internet access to the two-thirds of the world that have been unable to receive it.Other projects include using solar-powered drones to beam out internet signals to rural areas, and the set-up of the Innovation Lab to mimic real-world connectivity issues for developers to test their apps’ performances. Similarly, Google’s Project Loon, that uses high-altitude balloons to bring internet to isolated areas, is being tested in the US, Australia and parts of Saharan Africa.Sub-Saharan Africa’s current level of broadband connectivity is the lowest in the world, according to the United Nations’ 2014 State of Broadband report. It reaches less than 2% of the populations in countries such as Guinea, Somalia, Burundi and Eritrea. The internet remains a novelty and not so much the vital communications tool needed to push African development and innovation forward.Governments will be able to use the surge in access to bring better services to people in rural areas: health and social services, education facilities and development capacity. In South Africa, this would fulfil outcomes of the National Development Plan’s Vision 2030, such as addressing the question of quality education, developing skills and, ultimately, creating a surge of economic growth in South Africa and on the rest of the continent.Facebook to bring Internet from space to Sub-Saharan Africa in 2016 http://t.co/PBL9bxEPV1 pic.twitter.com/gGIRWf4Qnk— RT (@RT_com) October 6, 2015Toby Shapshak, a technology trends expert, told ENCA news yesterday that satellites offered the best option for African internet access. “Satellites are the most rugged and reliable method to supply internet, but also the most expensive,” he said. Facebook’s investment in the project was both pioneering and momentous on a global level, he added.Facebook had just skipped ahead, over existing landline and cellular infrastructure, Shapshak explained, and had chosen to use satellites that would offer deregulated, unrestricted access. It would be unfettered by any laws of the countries it would service, offering a freer internet, while giving users fast and reliable internet access.While the idea might seem a little “pie in the sky”, he added, satellite technology was a proven method for connectivity – notably with conventional global telecommunications that had existed for more than 50 years. Industrial and global corporations present in Africa have been small-scale satellite internet connectivity for over five years, with the large costs involved making it impossible to roll out on a larger scale.With the Facebook investment, though, the idea of bringing fast, reliable and cost-effective broadband internet to Africa is slowly becoming a reality.“More places in Africa and South Africa that previously, due to a lack of infrastructure, could not get regular, effective internet access, will now have the opportunity to get it,” Shapshak said.He said Facebook’s move into internet service provision was a “bold and adventurous” one, a move that would spur the local and international service provider business into rethinking their own game of providing better internet services.Full interview with Toby Shapshak on ENCASource: News24Wirelast_img read more

Set of 12 Soft Endless Fabric Hair Elastics Bobbles Hair Bands – just what i needed, ideal for thick hair that

first_imgThese are great mainly because they are soft and do not depart dents in my hair right after tying it back again. They also never have these metallic bits that can snag on hair. The only draw back is that they stretch way too easily and finish up a little bit ineffective just after a whilst, taking ages to wrap spherical the hair due to the fact they are as well stretched out. For the price paid out however, they are very good sufficient.Here are the specifications for the Set of 12 Soft Endless Fabric Hair Elastics Bobbles Hair Bands:Pack of 12 thick hair elasticsEndless style without a metal joining clipMeasure 0.75cm in widthAll measurements approximate across widest pointsThese turned up truly quickly and i even got a pair of more bands. They are not accurately what i was expecting. They seemed like they may be towelling hair bands from the image (which i do want) but they will not snag and are rather superior worth.Arrived considerably quicker than anticipated and have been just as explained. They appear quite strong and stretchy whilst nonetheless maintaining their condition when taken out of my hair. I constantly go for snag a lot less bobbles as i are not able to stand my hair acquiring caught up in the metallic bits on bobbles. These are a actually superior invest in for the selling price and i will definately be getting some additional.Reviews from purchasers :Their ok, but they dont look as good as the pictureGreat for the pricestrong hair bobbles that don’t damage your hairCheap and cheerfulNot too tight like the ones typically sold in shopsdont fray like other bands I’ve boughtDont fray like other bands i’ve bought. Very useful for my daughter for college, dont fray like other bands i have purchased.Their alright, but they dont glimpse as excellent as the photo. Not very major if you have a thick weighty ponytail, they dont glance like the picture & usually i like greater donut types, but their so about priced currently, but they last for a longer time & there are pretty a couple of these types while for a affordable rate, so you have lots of replacements for a low cost price tag the moment they stretch out far too much.Gentle on my fantastic hair which is what i was soon after. Working day 1 of use but so much beautiful and soft, mild on my good hair which is what i was right after.The types i assumed they ended up the types i like have got much more fabric on them if you have. They are not the kinds i believed they were the ones i like have got much more fabric on them if you have any of these you should permit me know.These are cozy to wear and a excellent measurement. They feel very well manufactured and are pretty powerful and do not snag your hair. I purchased these to wear for bed to preserve my very long hair from annoying me. They wrapped close to my lengthy hair 3 moments and felt protected. I would endorse this merchandise. If you located this overview handy, be sure to click on on the “yes” button down below.Diesnt pull on hair like typical elastic bands.Still have (most of) them and the only cause it really is not all is that i have misplaced some, none have broken, no uncovered elastic, perform excellent for thick hair as effectively as great, never appear out far too simply, arrived swiftly, no challenges.I make my have bobbles and these are ideal for sewing on to. Just what i was looking for. I make my possess bobbles and these are fantastic for sewing on to.Obtained swiftly, these kinds are considerably kinder to the hair than the ones with steel, hope they keep their elasticity, only time will convey to.Robust hair bobbles that really don’t harm your hair. Good high quality hair bobbles that don’t yank my daughter’s prolonged hair out when she gets rid of them. I was worried they would stretch too a great deal immediately after use, but just after a couple months, they have maintained their form.Tiny to medium dimensions hair bands. They are of a excellent quality but a great deal scaled-down than i predicted. Three fingers in shape inside, my hands are v. Superior excellent and usable although.Just what i needed, perfect for thick hair that. Just what i required, perfect for thick hair that cannot be held with individuals elastic hairbands with metal bits. Pretty stretchy so can be worn tightly all-around thick hair.A great deal improved then elastic bobbles which capture on hair and induce breakages. I have pretty thick half afro fair, these bobbles are perfect i am now purchasing some more as i have shed most of the other types, or they’ve absent a little bit unfastened just after daily utilization for more than a yr. (13 months to be exact going from my purchase history).Substantially improved quality than i predicted. They truly feel soft, and maintain my hair in put.My sister makes use of these so purchased as a small issue for xmas they are what she was looking for.Good product, there are 12 as stated so i maintain a handful of in a variety of areas. They are so sort to your hair and free of any be part of that would catch on your hair. Would suggest this solution. These are great for the rate & so a great deal far better than the around ample uncoated sorts with there hair hooking glued connections. I am even now employing my first a single of these right after practically 3 months & it even now hasn’t snapped so i am guessing these are really just one piece. You will find been a teeny weeny little bit of stretch but almost nothing to moan about.last_img read more