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2013-03-14 08:25:24

BLACKPOOL, England, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Strange sightings are causing a stir underneath Infusion at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Dark moving objects have been spotted beneath Infusion on the lake over the past few weeks with guests reporting a number of fresh sightings since the amusement park opened for the 2013 season. Infusion is one of the most popular rides at the 42-acre attraction and is the UK's only fully suspended roller coaster over water with...

2013-03-13 08:27:26

AMARILLO, Texas, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment retailer, will announce financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 via a press release issued before the market opens on Monday, March 18, 2013. About Hastings Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos, video games and CDs, as well as...

2013-03-08 23:04:12

Great news for anyone looking for budget gyms in Newcastle! Gosforth Pool, a friendly family fitness and leisure centre, has joined the payasUgym.com network. London, UK (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Gosforth Pool is well established as one of the most popular gyms in Newcastle. It prides itself on its friendly family atmosphere and boasts two swimming pools, a two-floor fitness suite comprising all of the latest cardiovascular and resistance equipment, an exercise studio with a comprehensive...

2013-03-04 00:21:23

Senior Director of ASI Government's Research Institute Recognized for Hurricane Sandy Emergency Contracting Toolkit ARLINGTON, Va., March 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Computer Week (FCW) magazine has named Catherine Poole, Senior Director of ASI Government's Research Institute, one of its 2013 Federal 100 Award winners. The Fed 100 awards recognize top executives in government, industry and academia who have had the greatest impact on the government information systems community....

2013-03-01 16:23:37

GLASGOW, Scotland, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackthorn Cider is delighted to announce that the brand will be Rangers Football Club's new main sponsor for the 2013/2014 season. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130301/600276 ) The deal will see the famous Blackthorn Cider brand feature on the Rangers strips for next season. Blackthorn Cider and Rangers Football Club share ambitious plans for the future and this one year partnership will help...

2013-02-21 08:27:06

AMARILLO, Texas, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, has announced that Alan Van Ongevalle has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer effective February 15, 2013. Mr. Van Ongevalle previously served as Executive Vice President of Merchandising and has held various store management and senior management positions since joining Hastings in November 1992. John Marmaduke, Chief...

DNA Proves Remains Belong To King Richard III
2013-02-04 04:35:04

[ Watch the Video: The Search For King Richard III ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online DNA testing has proven “beyond reasonable doubt” that human remains discovered beneath a parking lot in the East Midlands region of England are those of King Richard III, UK scientists announced on Monday. The skeleton, which was discovered last September in the foundations of an old church in Leicester, matched the DNA of descendants of the 15th century...

2013-01-29 08:25:48

CHESHAM, England, January 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's easy to imagine that the party season is over when Christmas and New Year disappear into recent memory, but the show must go on and birthdays, engagements and all sorts of other special occasions provide plenty of reason to celebrate. In order to keep the party spirit strong among its customers, party supplies company Perfect Party UK [http://www.perfectpartyuk.com ] is urging people to visit its January sale. The...

2013-01-24 04:21:08

LIVERPOOL, England, January 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The UK's continued appeal to overseas students for under-graduate and post-graduate study looks set to provide a multi-billion pound lifeline to the country's ailing construction sector. And, says Kerry Tomlinson, managing director of UK student housing specialist Primesite Developments [http://primesite-developments.com ], there seems no let-up in demand for high quality apartments, in spite of tighter visa conditions...

Winners Of Code Breaking Competition Announced
2013-01-21 13:09:20

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Breaking a code in a competition is usually something that could merit a disqualification, unless that competition happens to be in the field of code breaking. On Monday, it was announced a team from the City of London School has broken a code and in the process won a national competition, now in its 11th year. The event was organized by Southampton University with support from Britain's Government Communication Headquarters...


Latest Counties of England Reference Libraries

Exmoor Ponies
2014-04-13 11:07:39

The Exmoor Pony is native to the British Isles and fossils have been found in and around Exmoor dating back some 50,000 years. Some residence claim the Exmoor Pony has been there since the Ice Age. DNA to confirm this has not been supported, however, a close match to primitive wild horses has been determined. Roman carvings depicting drawings similar to the Exmoor Pony have been found in Somerset. The breed’s first documented mention was in Exmoor in 1086. Now other documents mentioning...

Black Shuck
2013-08-13 11:14:42

The Black Shuck is the name of a large ghostly black dog from folklore in the British Isles. Other names consist of Old Shuck, Old Shock, and Shuck. It is said that it roams around the coastline and countryside of East Anglia. The origins of the name “Shuck” come from the word scucca, which means “demon”. Or it could have derived from a local word “shucky” which means “shaggy” or “hairy”. The Black Shuck is classified as a cryptid with a variety of accounts and...

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