P106 Teletext 106 Oct 2 21:04:10   .        . ———————————————————————  . TIME RUNNING OUT FOR DOS  Time is rapidly running out to organise Millennium parties with venues selling out, according to new research. The Mumm Millennium Guide reveals only 30% of halls and 36% of museums in London are still available for hire. And those looking to use the services of a private caterer l—y already be out of luck with only 10 of London's top firms still available. The guide, out next week, recommends trying hotels. ——————————————————————————————————1/4—— Win a video recorder 109 HI-TEC GAMES IN DIGITISER p670 Jennifer Doomsday Facts It's Your Life
P106 Teletext 106 Oct 2 21:04:11   .        . ———————————————————————  . WORLD COMES TO GREENWICH  Ambassadors from 20 countries including Chile and Russia gathered in Greenwich on Thursday to re-affirm its standing as the official home of time. They planted Home of Time Roses in a garden built to mark the 114th birthday of the agreement that made the Old Royal Observatory the Prime Meridian. An event organiser said: "They were very much in agreement with Greenwich being made the starting point of time." ——————————————————————————————————2/4—— Fat Lady Jennifer Paterson 107 LLOYDS BOWMAKER LOANS See p424 Jennifer Doomsday Facts It's Your Life
P106 Teletext 106 Oct 2 21:00:03   .        . ———————————————————————  . MILLENNIUM STADIUM  Developers have been given the go-ahead to work round-the-clock to finish the Cardiff Millenniun Stadium. The move follows fears that the £121m, 72,000-seat stadium, was falling behind schedule and would not be ready for next year's rugby World Cup. A spokeswoman for the contractors, Laing, said: "It will now be full steam ahead." The official opening is June 26, when Wales play South Africa. ——————————————————————————————————3/4—— Arthur C Clarke's future 108 WIN INSTANT CASH p622 Jennifer Doomsday Facts It's Your Life
P106 Teletext 106 Oct 2 21:00:10   .        . ———————————————————————  . BURGLARS' RESOLUTION  Two "gentlemen burglars" who targeted the homes of the wealthy made early Millennium resolutions on Thursday — to give up a life of crime in AD2000. Ian Slack, 65, and John Hughes, 67, made the pledge at a London court but were jailed for conspiracy to steal. Wearing military ties and smart blazers, the two men had toured London's upmarket areas looking for plush apartments to rob. ——————————————————————————————————4/4—— Win a video recorder 109 ANY PURPOSE LOANS - SEE PAGE 627 OR CALL WILMSLOW FREE ON 0800 269315 Jennifer Doomsday Facts It's Your Life