Alford (England, United Kingdom)

Type: City
Name: Alford (England, United Kingdom)
Country: United Kingdom
population: 3,321
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tributes flow in for master outdoorsman

Monty Alford, one of the Yukon’s great mountaineers, passed away last week.He was 90 years old.Alford was a guide in the expedition party that brought Robert F. Kennedy to the summit of Kluane’s Mount Kennedy in 1965, the first ascent of the 4,000 metre ... [Published Yukon News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Six Decades of Painting: A Retrospective of Artist Hilda Green Demsky

Larchmont, NY, August 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Opening Reception: Saturday, October 25 3-5pm MAG Gallery, 126 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont, NY. Hours: Tues-Sat 11-5pm. Exhibition Oct 21-November 15.Hilda Green Demsky, a Fulbright Fellow, recipient of ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

Monty Alford, Yukon outdoorsman and mountaineer, dead at 90 - North

Just days after wrapping up a 10-day sailing trip on the Alaska coast, well-known Yukon outdoorsman and mountaineer Monty Alford died suddenly at his Whitehorse home after a fall last Monday. He was 90 years old. He came to North America from England in ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

A Bittie Mair o This n That!

Weel weel an, n foo’s aa mi freens e day?Ye ken, its richt hard ti believe aat here w are rummlin wir wye throu e month o Aagist already, A jist can hardly tak tent o e fac, bit checkin mi calendar on mi wa here it is richt eneuch!Div ye myn a twa three ... [Published Inverurie Herald - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Letters: This election is a travesty of democracy

Following the sudden death of our police and crime commissioner in the West Midlands, a by-election has been called for 21 August. The first I knew of this was when the voting card arrived, there having been no advance publicity. As I am on holiday then ... [Published The Independent - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

The Cornishman published OBITUARY: Willy Alford, St Just

Comments (0)Frederick William Alford, St JustRELATIVES and friends gathered at St Just Methodist Church on Thursday, June 12, to pay their last respects at the funeral of the late Frederick William (Willy) Alford of Truthwall, St Just, who died on Monday, ... [Published The Cornishman - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Mazher Mahmood: the 'fake sheikh' whose investigations divided opinion

_ Mazher Mahmood was 21 when he bought his first "fake sheikh" outfit for £12 from an Islamic bookshop in Birmingham. It was 1984, he was a freelance reporter working for the Sunday People and his target was a prostitution racket at a hotel next door ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]

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...He was 90 years old. He came to North America from England in the early 1950s for "a little canoe trip," his son Dominic recalled. "Dad's little canoe trip was from Castlegar, B C , to the Gulf of Mexico — 4,800 miles and nine months later" he said. Alford was a hydrometric surveyor who spent more than
"You know, dad had so many of those type of big trips, adventures, all of those things, but he really embraced the tiny ones, the ones with a few friends into uncharted areas. He loved that" his son said
"I put other fish with him, but he ate them" , he said. He was then told that the sides of the tank should be painted black so that the fish did not feel intimidated by visiting customers
...The judge told Alford: "There was a strong element of entrapment but you willingly went along with the idea." Alford complained about the entrapment to the European courts but lost

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A Bittie Mair o This n That! [Published Inverurie Herald - Aug 17 2014]
Letters: This election is a travesty of democracy [Published The Independent - Aug 13 2014]
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