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2014-09-11 08:23:35

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Therma-HEXX Corporation announced today that it will begin production from their new facility in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The 6,000-square-foot facility will produce the company's innovative ThermaPANEL(TM )product line for heating and cooling of walkways, plaza pavers and other pedestrian walking areas. The system has been described as the "invisible solar collector" because of the unique way it gathers and redistributes solar...

2014-09-10 08:40:45

Nordia subsidiary's latest call centre in Ontario to create 400 new jobs PETERBOROUGH, ON, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Canada and its subsidiary Nordia today announced the opening of a new call centre in Peterborough to serve Bell residential and wireless customers. Part of Bell's strategy to improve customer service, the investment of approximately $5 million will create an expected 400 new jobs in Peterborough. "Delivering a better service experience at every level is a core part...

2014-09-04 12:22:26

--Oxford Development Company's 350 Fifth Avenue Offers Adaptable Design, Sustainable Building Operations -- PITTSBURGH, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new 20-story, multi-tenant office building in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh is giving companies around the world an opportunity to become part of the evolution of Urban Genius design. Developed for two signature tenants in one distinctive building, 350 Fifth Avenue is pursuing LEED® Silver Certification and features wide-open...

2014-08-27 08:20:38

COVENTRY, R.I., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coventry Auto Refinishing Supply (C.A.R.S.) announced today a significant addition to their auto body restoration paint and supply business. C.A.R.S. Paint Plus has added the MATRIX Automotive Paint line in addition to their vast Sherman-Williams paint selections. MATRIX was the first aftermarket automotive paint manufacturer to successfully formulate, manufacture, distribute, and bring to market a complete line of advanced technology...

2014-08-21 08:34:05

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Robert F. Hull, Jr. as an additional member of the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Hull will stand for re-election at the company's 2015 Annual Meeting for a term expiring in 2018. Mr. Hull, 50, has served as Chief Financial Officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc. since March 2003. He joined Lowe's in 1999 as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis....

2014-08-20 23:12:33

Company acknowledged as top Metro Detroit employer Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas wastewater treatment chemicals and applications engineering solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in the Detroit Metro area. The award was announced by the 101 Best & Brightest organization. The results are based on an assessment report that...

2014-08-19 12:28:36

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced the closing of a $10 million senior secured term loan agreement with Senseonics, Incorporated ("Senseonics"). Proceeds of the loan will be used to fund the ongoing development of an implantable continuous glucose monitoring system for people with diabetes. "Senseonics is on the verge of...

2014-08-12 23:01:52

Camp Boggy Creek is proud to announce international triathlete Michael Poole as the Grand Marshal of the 4th Annual Challenge Ride. Eustis, FL (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Camp Boggy Creek is proud to announce international triathlete Michael Poole as the Grand Marshal of the 4th Annual Challenge Ride. This event, presented by Wyndham Vacation Ownership and Wishes by Wyndham, will be held on September 6, 2014. All funds raised from this event will benefit Camp Boggy Creek, serving children...

2014-08-12 12:21:29

DETROIT, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Inspiring children will serve as mascots for Manchester United's first Premier League match of the season, attend club's soccer school, receive tour of Old Trafford and meet members of first team and club legends -- Boys and girls are from Brazil, China, South Africa, South Korea and the United States, among others Chevrolet today announced it is hosting 11 children from around the world in Manchester, England this...

2014-08-06 12:30:42

DERBY, England, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Homes continues to expand its presence in the Midlands with work now underway across the region on a number of new developments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140806/700665 ) Amongst the new sites is the 55-acre Langley Country Park off Radbourne Lane in Derby, where 73 three, four and five-bedroom homes are planned as part of the first phase of the development. Langley Country Park...


Latest Local government in England Reference Libraries

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Canvey Island Monster
2013-08-01 12:07:38

In November 1953, a carcass of a strange looking creature washed up on the shore of Canvey Island, England. Another carcass was found in August 1954. The Canvey Island Monster was the name given to this creature. The 1953 carcass was 2.4 feet in length with bulging eyes, gills, and thick reddish brown skin. Its feet were shaped like a horseshoe with five toes, but lacked arms and hands. The remains were considered no threat so it was cremated. The second carcass was similar in looks but...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'