P106 Teletext 106 Jan 2 00:11:11   .        . ——————————————————————— A . BUG THREAT TO SCHOOLS    Thousands of schools could stay closed as the new Millennium dawns, the largest teaching union has warned. The National Union of Teachers says teachers may go unpaid, school budgets be frozen, heating systems fail - all because of the Millennium "bug". In a sample survey of 16 local authorities, the NUT found only seven were sure their schools' computer systems would cope with the Millennium. ——————————————————————————————————1/3—— It's Your Life! index 410 FAST DIRECT LOANS SEE PAGE 615 Trivia Cruising Poem IYL
P106 Teletext 106 Jan 2 00:11:10   .        . ———————————————————————  . YEAR-LONG CELEBRATIONS  Think you can't face the Millennium New Year after the excesses of seeing in 1999? You should worry — Catholics will be seeing in 2000 by partying for a whole year. The Vatican is planning what it calls the Great Jubilee, in celebration of 2,000 years of Christ. More than 120 events are planned and 25 million people are expected to make the pilgrimage to Rome. ——————————————————————————————————2/3—— It's Your Life! Index 410 FAST DIRECT LOANS SEE PAGE 615 Trivia Cruising Poem IYL
P106 Teletext 106 Jan 2 00:10:10   .        . ———————————————————————  . MILLENNIUM MARRIAGE PLAN  Couples bitten by the Millennium love bug are being given the opportunity to book a special date for their wedding. The Register Office in Liverpool will open on New Year's Day 2000 to conduct civil marriage ceremonies for 12 lucky couples — and demand is set to be high. Superintendent Registrar Mike Brierley said: "We decided we would do our bit for the Millennium and felt it would be a nice romantic idea." ——————————————————————————————————3/3—— It's Your Life! Index 410 SWITCH TO p628 AND YOU COULD SAVE ON YOUR MORTGAGE Trivia Cruising Poem IYL