Chris Burgess

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Name: Chris Burgess
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

When will we choose our own head of state?

The most alarming aspect of Mark Kenny's article (''Popular royals tip republic off radar'', 16/4) is that 60 per cent of 18 to 24-year-olds said no to an Australian head of state in a recent survey. Do they believe Australians are incapable of developing ... [Published Melbourne Age - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

The strike that threatened an English summer

"They want an advance of five shillings per dozen balls. The manufacturers admit that highly skilled workmen only earn 30 shillings a week, but state that retailers refuse to allow a sufficient margin to allow of the payment of a fair wage."In other words, ... [Published BBC - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Hotelympia’s WasteWorks to Provide Hospitality Industry with Real-world Sustainable Solutions

A BRAND new co-located event focusing on the business of sustainable solutions for the foodservice industry is set to launch this April when the UK’s largest hospitality trade show, Hotelympia 2014, returns to London’s ExCeL (28thApril -1st May).In association ... [Published Foodservice Footprint - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

New digs as Flodden gives up its secrets to volunteers

The 500th anniversary of Flodden may have passed, but the digging hasn’t stopped in the unravelling of the battle’s story.This year the Flodden 1513 project will be carrying out excavations with help from local volunteers on both sides of the border.Digs ... [Published Berwick Advertiser - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Take a step back in time to site of historic battlefield

Walkers can take a step back in time to parts of a historic battlefield not previously visited.Walking tours of Flodden Ridge, led by local archaeologists, historians and writers, will be held on March 29 and 30, at 11am and 2pm.Each will present a different ... [Published Northumberland Gazette - Mar 25 2014]
Entities: Chris Burgess
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

GCP buys into £20m-turnover Gloucester firm

Growth Capital Partners (GCP) has bought a stake in a £20m-turnover company based in Gloucester.The private-equity firm has acquired a minority share in Advanced Insulation, which provides insulation and fireproofing services to offshore oil-and-gas ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Church community stunned by child porn, luring charges

By Drew A. PennerEcho StaffThe worship team at Comox Pentecostal Church finished leading a version of Michael W. Smith's Angus Dei at the end of the March 16 Sunday service. Then pastor Dave Postal stepped up to the front to drop the bomb that would rock ... [Published Comox Valley Echo - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Crosfields celebrate new pitch opening

CROSFIELDS ARLFC celebrated the opening of their brand new pitch with an 84-4 thumping of Peterlee Pumas.The new pitch was made possible after the club was issued an award by the RFL under the "Grass Remediation Programme", a programme which has helped ... [Published Warrington Worldwide - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Fighting reuse of water |is not realistic

THE article "City could face water restrictions" (The Mercury, March 6 ) refers. As a Muslim resident of Durban , I find it hard to understand the petition submitted by fellow Muslim residents objecting to the provision of recycled effluent water to residents ... [Published Water Environment Federation - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Feb 27 2014 - Updated Feb 28 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Light protection technology project launched

MOD and Qioptiq, an Excelitas Technologies company, are working together to protect against dazzle caused by ‘white light’ sources such as sunlight or headlamps, and lasers. Traditional laser protection techniques do not block out this type of white ... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Feb 27 2014]
Entities: DSTL, Laser, Dazzle
First reported Dec 25 2013 - Updated Dec 25 2013 - 1 reports

Notable West Virginians recall favorite memories of Christmases past

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- For Christmas this year, we reached out to some West Virginians of local and international renown and asked them for their favorite Christmas memories from West Virginia. Here are their answers, in their own words:Courtesy photoKathy ... [Published Charleston Gazette - Dec 25 2013]

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...were lots of small unions around at this time and they were often very effective," says Chris Burgess, curator of the People's History Museum. "for instance, you had the cigarette machine operators society and the sheffield chauffeurs society."

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When will we choose our own head of state? [Published Melbourne Age - Apr 16 2014]
The strike that threatened an English summer [Published BBC - Apr 11 2014]
Hotelympia’s WasteWorks to Provide Hospitality ... [Published Foodservice Footprint - Apr 01 2014]
New digs as Flodden gives up its secrets to vol... [Published Berwick Advertiser - Mar 31 2014]
Take a step back in time to site of historic ba... [Published Northumberland Gazette - Mar 25 2014]
GCP buys into £20m-turnover Gloucester firm [Published Insider Media Limited - Mar 24 2014]
Church community stunned by child porn, luring ... [Published Comox Valley Echo - Mar 18 2014]
Crosfields celebrate new pitch opening [Published Warrington Worldwide - Mar 13 2014]
Fighting reuse of water |is not realistic [Published Water Environment Federation - Mar 10 2014]
News story: Light protection technology project... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Feb 27 2014]
Notable West Virginians recall favorite memorie... [Published Charleston Gazette - Dec 25 2013]
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