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2014-08-15 23:01:14

Free family event to feature food, music and “Kicks for Kids,” a back-to-school sneaker drive for low-income youth Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Gentle Giant Moving Company, Seattle’s award-winning local and long distance mover, today announced its sponsorship of Windermere Real Estate’s Summer Splash; a free community event celebrating summer fun and health with activities for families and children featuring water sports, food vendors, live entertainment, and crew races for...

2013-05-03 23:02:50

National Moving Company to Host Hospitality Tent at National Rowing Event in Seattle. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Gentle Giant Moving Company, an award-winning local and long distance mover, today announced its sponsorship of the Windermere Cup Regatta, a national rowing event celebrating its 27th anniversary this year. The moving company, with locations in Seattle, Wash. and eight other states, will host a hospitality tent for Windermere Real Estate agents and their guests. This is...

2008-08-31 00:00:22

Two city men have completed their 'ultimate challenge' of cycling, kayaking and climbing across Great Britain - and raised pounds10,000 for charity in the process. Jamie Shewbrook, 34, from Hartley, and Sam Groves, 31, from Mannamead, cycled from John O'Groats to Land's End in two weeks, climbing the highest peaks and paddling the longest lakes in Scotland, England and Wales along the way. Jamie said: "It's been quite tough. After doing Ben Nevis and Loch Lomond I had problems with my...

2008-07-12 09:00:26

By Kathryn Fox Forget foreign travel, Kathryn Fox finds a self-catering holiday in the Lakes the ideal getaway for a family with a toddler in tow IT IS five years sincemy last holiday ? and I now have the addition of a boisterous two-year-old son, Finn, and enough luggage to sink a small ship. So there?s no wonder I didn?t want to attempt a flight with a wriggling toddler and a week of wrestling him under a parasol to protect his ever-so-sensitive baby skin. So off we went, car brimming...

2007-02-23 09:00:31

By NEIL MACFARLANE TO the untrained eye, it may look like not much more than a ripple in the water, but people living in a Lake District town are convinced it could be the North's own Nessie.Photographer Linden Adams saw something beneath the surface of Windermere and immediately reached for his camera.He claims to have captured the first photograph of Windie, or the Bowness Monster, a serpent-like creature long rumoured to have taken up residence in England's biggest lake."The water was...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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