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  • Wristbands to control Rowdy Schoolies

    Ten students have been kicked off Rottnest just days before official leavers celebrations begin as police prepare for more than 4000 teenagers to hit the holiday island.

    Rottnest officer-in-charge Sgt Paul van Noort said visitors could expect to be evicted for any drunken or disorderly behaviour. Continue reading

  • Band bandits - Bidding Wars

    Football fans are buying Oxford Loyal wristbands for up to 20 times the original price - even though they are available for £1 from the club again.

    The yellow bands have proved so popular that a buyer on the internet auction site eBay has paid more than £21 to get one from a seller in Witney - while another seller in Harrow, Middlesex, had two bands up for grabs with a Buy It Now price of £25 but failed to clinch a sale. Continue reading

  • Bracelets to Boost Voter Turnout

    A coalition of 13 non-government organisations launched a campaign to encourage Bulgarians to vote in the October 22 presidential elections, Darik Radio reported.

    The campaign is called I care and is a response to concerns that voter turnout will be low.

    One hundred thousand silicone bracelets in the colours of Bulgaria 's flag and with the slogan I care would be given away during the campaign, Darik said. Continue reading

  • Hospitals adopt new color-coding for patient wristbands

    At Mercy Hospital, patients susceptible to falling used to wear orange wristbands to alert medical professionals. However, the same type of at-risk patients at Community Medical Center would wear green bands. Transferring a patient for a procedure or rehabilitation could lead to confusion, and in some cases, danger to a patient 's health.

    Now, throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania, five wristband colors are standardized for risks, allergies and end-of-life decisions. Continue reading

  • Saying a big no to bullies

    Bully free zone was the message permeating through Warrawong Public School as students, teachers and parents came together to stamp out bullying in their school.

    Wednesday April 5 saw all students, from kindergarten to year 6, participate in a series of ant-bullying activities.

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