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2010-12-25 00:01:24

Executive Careers consultancy UK Knack Group has hailed German discount chain Lidl’s move into the Cheshire town of Runcorn as a marvellous gesture of confidence in Britain’s buoyant economy. (PRWeb UK) December 24, 2010 Executive Careers consultancy UK Knack Group has hailed German discount chain Lidl’s move into the Cheshire town of Runcorn as a marvellous gesture of confidence in Britain’s buoyant economy. Lidl is set to develop a tavern and two non-food...

2010-05-22 07:38:27

Two members of the MESSENGER team have been honored by their peers.

2008-10-04 18:00:20

By LIAM MURPHY RESIDENTS battling to stop a massive incinerator being built near their homes have said the campaign will continue, despite Government approval for the scheme.

2008-09-17 16:50:00

By LIAM MURPHY A CONTROVERSIAL pounds 330m power plant fuelled by waste will be built near the banks of the Mersey, despite claims it will create a "25-year nightmare" for the people of Liverpool and Runcorn.

2008-07-17 18:00:49

By CAROLINE INNES LIVERPOOL patients are still not happy with the times their doctors' surgeries open, new figures have revealed. An NHS survey showed the number of people who think opening hours are adequate is falling, despite general satisfaction with the overall care they receive from GPs.

2008-07-09 21:00:23

By ALISTAIR HOUGHTON STOBART haulage group has withdrawn its plans to redevelop Carlisle Airport in a move that could pave the way for hundreds of jobs to move to Cheshire.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.