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2008-10-14 03:00:24

NUNEATON and Bedworth have taken a major step towards achieving the status of a "Fairtrade" borough. A steering group has been set up and the borough council has adopted a resolution to support the work of Fairtrade, which seeks to improve the lives of people in Third World countries.

2008-10-13 03:00:25

STAFF at Twycross Zoo, near Nuneaton, will tend the animals in their care while wearing bright pink outfits. The unusual dress code will be introduced for one day only, Tuesday, October 28, to support Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

2008-09-27 03:00:24

A FORMER Nuneaton college band is celebrating after reaching the top of an online music chart. The Fores, who met while studying performing arts at North Warwickshire and Hinckley College, reached the number one spot in a chart organised by the north west-based DJ The Music Man.

2008-09-24 03:00:19

By Sian Powell AN internationally renowned film-maker and a TV newsreader have become patrons of Nuneaton's Mary Ann Evans Hospice. The Nuneaton-born director Ken Loach is one of two big names to join the current list of patrons at the hospice.

2008-09-24 03:00:19

A RENOWNED filmmaker and a TV newsreader have become patrons of Nuneaton's Mary Ann Evans Hospice. The Nuneaton-born film director Ken Loach has joined the board of patrons, along with BBC newsreader Kay Alexander, who lives in north Warwickshire.

2008-09-17 06:00:36

MEN throughout Nuneaton and Bedworth are being offered the chance to be screened for a cancer which claims 10,000 lives a year in Britain. Staff at Nuneaton's George Eliot Hospital will be giving up their free time to hold a prostate cancer awareness day on Saturday, October 18.

2008-09-15 06:00:15

OFFERING 3,252 sq ft, this modern light industrial unit on Attleborough Fields Industrial Estate, Nuneaton, is available to rent on a new lease. The premises in Anker Court, Alliance Close, benefit from gas heating and three phase electricity.

2008-09-11 03:00:15

INFORMAL musicmaking is the aim of a new workshop being run in Nuneaton this month. Organisers hope the 10-week workshop - under the banner of Music Without The Dots - will encourage more people to have a go by learning together in a stress-free atmosphere.

2008-09-06 03:00:24

FREE health advice is being offered to people who attend the annual meeting of George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton. The meeting will offer attendees free health advice - along with a slice of cake to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the NHS.

2008-09-04 03:00:25

THREE women were taken to hospital following a fivevehicle crash on the M6 in Warwickshire. West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the northbound carriageway between junctions 3 and 4 near Fillongley shortly after 6pm on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.