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2008-07-24 00:00:47

Patients at Weston General Hospital will learn about improved waiting times through a new film. Weston Area Health Trust, which runs the Grange Road hospital, commissioned Weston College to create a film. The aim was to inform patients of the new 18-week waiting time standard, which Weston Hospital reached nine months early. It features the hospital's chief executive Lorene Read and various doctors and patients, talking about their experiences of improved waiting times. Second year...

2008-07-22 00:00:28

By Aleisha Scott a.scott@bepp.co.uk Despite looming clouds the sun kept shining as pop royalty and 45,000 people descended on Weston-super-Mare for the biggest beach party of the year. The T4 On The Beach concert attracted its biggest audience ever yesterday with some of the biggest music acts and television stars. The concert, held by Channel Four weekend show T4, is the largest event in the resort's calendar with pop lovers travelling from across the country. Tickets for the show...


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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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