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2008-09-04 09:00:00

SHOP assistant Emma Hutchinson is preparing to do the Great North Run in memory of her cousin, who died this year at the age of 16. The 18-year-old hopes to raise money to fight cystic fibrosis (CF), the disease which claimed the life of her cousin, Rebecca Cork, of River Garth, Darlington. Miss Hutchinson, who has never taken part in any long distance event before, is building up her fitness with regular training runs from her home at Manor Cottage, in Winston, near Barnard Castle. She...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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