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2008-07-04 18:00:20

By Moira Sharkey A SPECIAL school which runs its own eco-centre on a former quarry site, is setting a "green standard" for others. St Christopher's School in Wrexham is this year's winner of the DCSF Award for Sustainable School in Wales at the Teaching Awards 2008. In partnership with Tarmac Ltd, the eco-centre opened in Borras Quarry, in Wrexham, 10 years ago. And in the past year it welcomed 16,000 visitors including 40 schools, whose pupils learned about subjects such as tree...


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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.'