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2011-08-10 06:54:00

SHEFFIELD, England, August 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Volkswagen Crafter officially launches in August when the first vehicles and test drive demonstrators arrive in Volkswagen Van Centre showrooms with an extensive advertising campaign highlighting how efficient the new model is with class-leading fuel economy of up to 38.7 mpg, lower running costs and emissions from 199 g/km. To make it the most efficient in the large van...

2011-08-05 05:50:00

SHEFFIELD, England, August 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkswagen has seen demand for the latest range of vans and people carriers from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles increase strongly in the UK during the first half of the year. Sales have increased by over 16 per cent and registrations by over 2,400 vehicles, or 19 per cent, compared to the same period last year, to achieve an 11.3 per cent market share. With all its van ranges updated over the last 18 months, plus the...

2011-08-01 06:28:00

SHEFFIELD, England, August 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plusnet, the Yorkshire-based ISP, has announced it will return with a new TV advertising campaign in August. To celebrate Yorkshire Day, the Sheffield-based home broadband [http://www.plus.net/residential/we_are_different.shtml ] provider will debut the first 30-second commercial during the ad-break of "Emmerdale" (ITV1) on Monday 1st August at approx. 19.15hrs. The campaign, planned and bought by Maxus, will again make...

2011-06-02 11:45:00

SHEFFIELD, England, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plusnet has launched a new, additional bolt-on to its broadband packages called Plusnet Pro. Plusnet Pro is now available to customers as a bolt-on to both Plusnet Value and Plusnet Extra broadband package for an additional 5 pounds a month. Plusnet Pro is a traffic prioritisation service perfect for gamers and home workers who want to make the best of their broadband experience. With Plusnet Pro, the user's traffic is prioritised and...

2011-04-29 12:10:00

SHEFFIELD, England, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The honeymoon is over for special bets after the Royal Wedding turned into a costly affair for bookmakers Betfred. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110429/452950 ) A large gamble was landed when the Queen chose to wear a yellow hat after it had been backed into 8/15 from 12/1 a week ago. The pain got worse as Kate's dress was officially described as the colour Ivory, which was also the 8/15 favourite, and...

2011-04-13 17:33:00

CLEMMONS, N.C., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheffield Financial, a division of BB&T Financial, FSB, which is a subsidiary of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT), has renewed and expanded its three-year financing services agreement with American Suzuki Motor Corporation effective immediately. The new contract covers both installment and revolving financing for motorcycles, scooters, ATVs and UTVs manufactured in the United States through a network of authorized dealers. Sheffield has a...

2011-04-05 00:00:29

Expanded customer service and support along with new products under development will be the main messages from Sheffield Plastics at this year's International Sign Association Show. Sheffield, Massachusetts (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Expanded customer service and support along with new products under development will be the main messages from Sheffield Plastics at this year's International Sign Association Show. A Bayer MaterialScience LLC business and a leading supplier to the sign...

2011-03-22 13:00:08

From the mundane to the magnificent, researchers find when women explore their feelings about being or becoming 'older women' their responses can be both challenging and humorous. Findings from the project entitled 'Look at me! Images of Women and Ageing' have revealed the complexity of women's feelings about images of ageing. These findings are presented in various exhibitions in Sheffield running from 9 March to 15 April. Ageing is undoubtedly about the body, and pressure to deny ageing is...

2011-02-21 05:00:00

BELOIT, Wis., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheffield Bio-Science, a Kerry Group Business, has formed a strategic global sales, marketing and development alliance with Wockhardt Ltd. Under this partnership, Sheffield Bio-Science will be the Exclusive Global Sales and Distribution Partner for recombinant insulin manufactured by global Indian biotech Wockhardt. According to estimates, the potential in cell culture markets is around US$ 50 million. Speaking on this landmark alliance, Dr....

2011-02-14 11:01:00

MONROE, Ohio, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Deceuninck, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality systems for windows, doors, interiors, and outdoor living, is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Sheffield as vice president of North America Operations. In this capacity, he will oversee and direct all manufacturing operations at Deceuninck's facility in Monroe, Ohio, including materials research, compounding, tool manufacturing, extrusion, supply chain and logistics....


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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