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2008-08-21 18:00:28

By VICKY ANDERSON THE Bluecoat is going green - for a little while, at least. Visitors to the centre on School Lane are now being greeted by a little extra flora and fauna, thanks to a new project which hopes to get people thinking about the importance of our humble trees. Part of Capital of Culture year initiative, Delivering a Green 08, Greenspot has been created by a number of different organisations working in partnership. Some 16 young maple trees are now situated in the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.