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2009-06-24 11:35:00

In December 2007 a team of experts, led by The University of Nottingham, unveiled an extraordinary set of high-resolution images that gave an insight into the plan of the Roman town of Venta Icenorum at Caistor St Edmund in Norfolk.The new research demonstrated that Caistor is a site of international importance "” and tomorrow there will be an event to showcase the work and to clarify some of the mysteries of this buried roman town and highlight the impact of the research in developing...

2008-10-03 15:00:20

MUSICIANS will be playing the blues when they plug in their instruments at a Warwickshire restaurant. The BluesPower band, which features Phil Bond on keyboards, John Caswell on guitar, and Tim Ward on drums, will perform at The Bird in Hand, in Birmingham Road, Henley-in-Arden, near Warwick, on Thursday, October 16. The gig, which starts at 8.30pm, is free to diners. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-28 18:00:44

SCHOOLS in County Durham have proved how classy they are. Another 22 schools in the county have confirmed their reputation for being among the most outward-looking in the country by winning further recognition for their outstanding international work. They will start the new term having won the International School Award, offered by the British Council through a government programme to recognise the contribution they make in preparing their pupils as global citizens and developing...

2008-08-28 03:00:51

A TALENTED civil engineer is celebrating her success after passing her honours degree at Coventry University with flying colours. Kelly Mullane (right), aged 26, from Stoke-on-Trent, is the first civil engineer working for Staffordshire County Council to be trained from scratch and awarded a first class BEng honours degree. The course at Coventry University involved completing a variety of complex civil engineering modules as well as penning a 10,000- word dissertation which explored the...

2008-07-29 06:00:35

AN EVENT billed as the biggest Hindu procession ever held in the Midlands takes place in Leicester on Sunday. The Rathayatra chariot festival will feature three massive chariots, making the city just the second in Europe to host the festival on such a scale. Thousands of festivalgoers from all over the world will pull the three chariots from Leicester city centre clock tower to Cossington Park, accompanied by music, singing and dancing. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by...

2008-07-15 06:00:36

SIX toe-tapping girls from Coventry will be putting on their dancing shoes this summer after beating hundreds of hopefuls to a place in a new musical. The talented team from Jo Jangles Dance School will be putting their moves under the spotlight next month at the Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham after passing a gruelling audition for roles in a new production of Boogie Nights. The six girls will spend much of next month rehearsing for the show and will appear in the week starting Monday,...

2008-07-14 03:00:26

The bus service operated by East Midlands Airport, which serves Derby, Nottingham and Leicester, has been short-listed for two awards. The Castle Donington airport's Skylink bus network has been nominated in two categories of the National Transport Awards 2008. The East Midlands Airport Bus Partnership, consisting of the airport, six neighbouring county and city local authorities and four bus operators, has been nominated for the Transport Team and Partnership of the Year award. There...

2008-07-11 06:00:30

PETE WATERMAN COVENTRY KID who has made his fortune in the pop world. Knows his way around the Midlands, having worked on the railways at Walsall. TV commitments and the fact he lives nearer Manchester than Brum could count against him. LENNY HENRY DUDLEY'S favourite son would bring a comedy touch to politics, but could make the role a standing joke if he appeared with a Comic Relief red nose on. His missus Dawn French would be a popular choice for Lady Mayoress. DAVE MOORCROFT...

2008-07-11 00:00:19

The tenth Keynsham Music Festival took place on Sunday and was as successful as ever, with a variety of music and performances taking place on four stages. This was the first time the Keynsham Music Festival had a substantial pre-festival programme, running from July 1 in local venues, which was made possible thanks to a creative partnership between the festival, More to Life and FairTrade. On Thursday July 3, the classical and romantic guitar with Cephalonian guitarist Spyros Dendrinos...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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