Douai (France)

Type: City
Name: Douai (France)
Country: France
Latitude: 50.369999
Longitude: 3.08
population: 43,404
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Ushaw calls for volunteers as College prepares to open to public

Chapel at UshawUshaw, the former Catholic seminary is looking to attract dozens of volunteers to help make its public spaces and grounds open and attractive to visitors.The College has recently established a relationship with Durham University and is ... [Published Independent Catholic News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sunderland teenager flew WWI spies into Europe

A WEARSIDE teenager who risked his life to fly spies into Europe during is the inspiration behind a new museum project.Claude Alward Ridley, who grew up at Mere Knolls House in Fulwell, won a Military Medal and Distinguished Service Order for his ‘conspicuous ... [Published Sunderland Echo - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Eilean Ban – Scotland and Britain’s First Seminary

Ian Forbes from Blairs Museum writes on the 300th anniversary of the opening of Eilean Ban— the first seminary on Scottish soil—and on Scotland’s junior seminariesEilean Ban is not perhaps a place known to many people—it is a small island on Loch Morar ... [Published Scottish Catholic Observer - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Investment in Best

back Weinberg Capital Partners completes acquisition of BEST, a leading distributor of asbestos protection equipmentWeinberg Capital Partners today announced the completion of the acquisition of BEST Environnement Sécurité Technologie (BEST), one of the ... [Published Weinberg Capital Partners - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Snipping the season to taste

Prune perfect: Rob Pelletier has a tree Nursery at Beaufort. Source: News LimitedLIKE many horticulturists, I am frequently asked how to prune fruit trees.These days I am tempted to answer, “Study horticulture then get some work experience.” (OK, years ... [Published Weekly Times Now - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

WW1 German soldier recalls moment he bayonetted foe to death

A series of previously unseen interviews with First World War veterans are to be made available online via the BBC iPlayer from next Tuesday. Here is the transcript of one of them Stefan Westmann was a German medical student when called up for national ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 07 2014]

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...President of Ushaw and Professor Paul Murray, who is directing Durham University's explorations at Ushaw, issued a joint statement saying: "This is an extraordinary opportunity for people of all ages to come along and make a real difference, by helping to open upup to the public one of the most important and largely unknown architectural and cultural gems in the region. We hope it will be a rewarding and life-enhancing experience for all. Please come along"

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Ushaw calls for volunteers as College prepares ... [Published Independent Catholic News - 14 hours ago]
Sunderland teenager flew WWI spies into Europe [Published Sunderland Echo - Aug 29 2014]
Eilean Ban – Scotland and Britain’s First Seminary [Published Scottish Catholic Observer - Aug 15 2014]
Investment in Best [Published Weinberg Capital Partners - Jul 30 2014]
Snipping the season to taste [Published Weekly Times Now - Jul 28 2014]
WW1 German soldier recalls moment he bayonetted... [Published Telegraph - Mar 07 2014]
Fact Sheet for Societe des Eaux de Douai SA [Published Able2Act - Mar 28 2008]
Biography for Jacky Henin [Published Able2Act - Oct 03 2007]
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