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2014-09-02 12:31:14

WAKEFIELD, England, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading housebuilder Miller Homes has been granted planning approval for a development of 500 homes at City Fields in Wakefield. This is the first phase of a multi-million pound scheme which will eventually provide almost 2,700 homes in partnership with Wakefield Council on the east side of the City. Tim Williams, Strategic Land Manager for Miller Homes, said: "We are delighted that Wakefield Council has...

2014-09-02 04:20:32

JIASHAN, China, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola", or the "Company") (www.renesola.com) (NYSE: SOL), a leading brand and technology provider of solar photovoltaic ("PV") products, today announced that it will develop a 13MW solar project in Dorset, England. The Company expects the solar farm to be fully operational and connected to the national energy grid by end of this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080506/CNTU030 The Company has identified a...

2014-09-01 16:23:09

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Synchrophasors in Smart Grid in Key Countries, Update 2014 - Market Volume, Average Price and Market Size Forecasts to 2020 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2343407/Synchrophasors-in-Smart-Grid-in-Key-Countries-Update-2014---Market-Volume-Average-Price-and-Market-Size-Forecasts-to-2020.html Synchrophasors in Smart Grid in Key Countries, Update 2014 - Market Volume, Average...

2014-09-01 16:23:02

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United Kingdom Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2343438/United-Kingdom-Aesthetic-Lasers-and-Energy-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.html United Kingdom Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "United Kingdom Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020", provides key...

2014-09-01 12:24:43

LINCOLN, England, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ian Brown has been appointed Chairman of GCI, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the IT and telecoms industries and a reputation for growing and expanding businesses. Ian is an established entrepreneur and business leader, he has been operating in the technology, telecommunications and services sectors for 30 years and is highly experienced in obtaining growth from businesses, corporate finance, strategy, and...

2014-09-01 12:22:37

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Ablation Devices: Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2009158/Ablation-Devices-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.html STUDY AND OBJECTIVE-- Define and identify key market segments and market structure in ablation technologies.-- Measure and estimate the global ablation market and its market segments, which include technologies, product categories, therapeutic...

2014-09-01 12:20:31

SOUTHAMPTON, England, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperial Wax is proud to announce the release of a new range of cutting-edge car care products. Imperial Wax came about when two highly respected brands, Waxtec and Car-Skin, joined forces with a vision to create a definitive range of detailing solutions. The Imperial Wax range is truly unique, with origins dating back to the 1950's, it represents the pinnacle of technical development in a very competitive market....

2014-09-01 04:21:22

BRADFORD, England, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eclipse's Proclaim Practice Management Software solution chosen for leading law firm Full service law firm, Ringrose Law, is implementing the Proclaim Practice Management Software solution [http://www.eclipselegal.co.uk/proclaim-software/proclaim-practice-management-software/?utm_source=PR%2BRingrose&utm_medium=PR%2BRingrose&utm_campaign=PR%2BRingrose ] from Eclipse Legal Systems. Ringrose Law...

2014-08-31 08:20:52

Exhibition Commemorates the 29th Anniversary of the Discovery of the RMS Titanic's Wreck Site ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate 29 years since the discovery of the RMS Titanic's wreck site, on Monday, Sept. 1, visitors are invited to remember, explore and learn about the famous luxury liner inside Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. Featuring hundreds of authentic artifacts, dramatic room recreations and hands-on interactive experiences, the exhibition honors the...

2014-08-30 23:03:04

Placing no-charge classified ads on a website like freelly.co.uk is a very easy and economical way of reaching a vast number of internet users in rapid fashion, and that is exactly the opportunity presented by this website. Requiring only that an ad poster register for an account with the site, a product or service can then be literally announced to the word. (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Anyone who has ever wanted to place free classified ads in the UK now has the opportunity to do so, and it...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Aylesbury Duck
2014-09-04 13:11:59

The Aylesbury duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known that duck breeds originating from England were rare before the eighteenth century. The common duck, although originating from England, was bred from wild mallards and the most prized members of this breed were white in color, although they only occurred randomly. During the eighteenth century, breeders began focusing on developing a duck that would produce only white...

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Large Black
2014-08-28 08:46:32

The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...

Cumberland Pig
2014-08-15 11:16:52

The Cumberland pig is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Northern areas of England. It was once used for the meat industry, specifically for use in local delicacies like Cumberland ham or sausage, but it went extinct in 1960 after leaner meat became popular. It is thought that the breed was developed the course of a few hundred years in Westmorland and Cumberland. It was a close relative of the Old Yorkshire pig and had a heavy build that helped it withstand the harsh weather in...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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