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2011-01-16 00:23:25

Executive careers consultancy UK Knack Group has announced that there have been created as many as 240 jobs created in Sunderland, Coventry and Peterborough with Fusion Contact Centres' opening of its new call centres. (PRWeb UK) January 14, 2011 Executive careers consultancy UK Knack Group has announced that there have been created as many as 240 jobs created in Sunderland, Coventry and Peterborough with Fusion Contact Centres' opening of its new call centres. Experienced call centre...

2011-01-04 12:28:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Six months after a rogue wave nearly took her life at sea, teen sailor Abby Sunderland has signed a publishing deal with Thomas Nelson Publishers to tell the story of how, at 16, she set out to become the youngest person in history to circumnavigate the globe alone. The book, entitled Unsinkable, is expected to hit stores in April. "It is an honor to be publishing Abby Sunderland's memoir. Hers is a powerful story of faith and perseverance,"...

2008-10-08 18:00:21

OVER The Rainbow, the compelling and award-winning musical which tells the life story of legendary music artist Eva Cassidy, comes to the Sunderland Empire for one night only and The Journal Culture Club is giving members the chance to save pounds 2 on each ticket. Starring Faye Tozer, who rose to fame as one fifth of multi- platinum selling pop group Steps, Over The Rainbow follows the story of Eva Cassidy's tragically short life through dramatic scenes and stunning renditions of her...

2008-09-29 18:00:31

A CENTRE celebrating the North East's mining history has officially opened. Thirteen years after the closure of Durham Coalfield's last working mine, Wearmouth Colliery, the North East England Mining Archive and Research Centre (Neemarc) was launched on the same site. The day-long event on Saturday featured talks and displays at Sunderland Football Club's Stadium of Light, which was built on the former colliery site. Centre chairman, Dr Stuart Howard, said: "For more than 400 years...

2008-09-29 06:00:26

AN archive celebrating the region?s rich seam of mining history has opened. The North-East England Mining Archive and Research Centre was launched on Saturday on the site of the Durham Coalfield?s last colliery, which closed 13 years ago. The day-long event featured talks and displays at Sunderland Football Club?s Stadium of Light, which was built on the site of Wearmouth Colliery, the coalfield?s last mine. The centre, helped by academics, researchers and archivists at Sunderland...


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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