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2008-06-18 09:00:00

By SUE SCOTT Nature's World environmental centre is planning to ramp up its corporate partnership programme following a pounds 200,000 bid to the Big Lottery Fund. Since launching last year, the centre's business package has attracted big name supporters, including Johnson Matthey Catalysts at Billingham, Corus at Teesside, and North-east based waste management firm Sita UK. Companies receive complimentary family tickets for staff and have use of the centre for volunteer days....


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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