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2009-01-19 19:54:19

A British elementary school principal said she banned soccer on the school's lawn to protect the school from the costs of damaged grass. Kath Coyle, head teacher at England's Aintree Davenhill school, said the soccer ban is aimed at preventing the school from having to pay hundreds of dollars to replace

2008-08-21 18:00:52

FIVE people were fighting for their lives last night after their car crashed into a tree. The 41-year-old driver and his passengers were taken to hospital in a fleet of ambulances after the accident on Wood Lane, Great Altcar, Formby, at 1.55am yesterday.

2008-07-31 18:00:48

A GLITZY fashion show will raise funds and awareness for Aintree university hospitals' new Weight Matters Diabetes Support Group. The event on September 14 is at the Hard Day's Night hotel on Liverpool's North John Street, beginning at 12.30pm.

2008-07-15 18:00:10

By Neil Hodgson NATIONAL fitted kitchens chain Magnet is the latest occupier to take space at Priority Sites' Brookfield Business Park Development. The retailer has signed a 15-year lease on space at the park located off Brookfield Drive in Aintree.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.