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international open

at Crucible date 28 April 2009 publisher BBC Sport accessdate 21 July 2009 The English Institute of Sport hosts most of the top fencing competitions each year, including the National Championships for Seniors, Juniors (U20's) and Cadets (U17's) as well as the 2011 Senior European Fencing Championships. The English squash (Squash (sport)) open is also held in the city every year. The International Open and World Matchplay Championship bowls tournaments have both been held

main play

forwards, covered with a sack, and carrying a broomstick with a rough, wooden sheep's head attached. The Tup was killed by a Butcher, and sometimes another boy held a basin to catch the "blood". There is a Sheffield version where the Tup is killed and then brought back to life by the Doctor. This is the main play performed by the Northstow Mummers based in Cambridge. birth_date WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield

poor service

, Wisewood, Walkley and Stannington. It tells the story of the reactions of five Sheffield rail workers to the privatisation (Privatization) of the railway maintenance organisation for which they all work, and the consequences for them. The film was inspired by the failure of the Connex South Central and the Connex South Eastern franchise (government-granted monopoly)s: Connex (Connex Group) lost both franchises because of poor service. Due to the large interest in the group, the Herberts quickly set about creating a binding contract for them. Brown, 2002. p 172. Encouraged by the reaction they had received at the showcase, all five members delayed signing contracts on the legal advice from, amongst others, Victoria Beckham's father, Anthony Adams. In March 1995, because of the group's frustration at their management's unwillingness to listen to their visions and ideas, they parted from Heart Management. In order to ensure they kept control of their own work, the group retrieved the master recordings of their discography from the management offices. McGibbon, 1997. p. 101. The next week they were supposed to meet with Sheffield-based producer (music producer) Eliot Kennedy. The Herberts arranged the session weeks before the group's departure. Sinclair, 2004. p 44. Bidding The original winning bid for the competition was for London but the cost to build the required stadium at Picketts Lock and host the event was deemed too expensive by the government. UK Athletics suggested to move the host city to Sheffield (using Don Valley Stadium), but the IAAF stated that having London as the host city was central to their winning the bid. The championships bidding process was reopened as a result. The United Kingdom's withdrawal as host was an unprecedented case for a major sporting event in a developed country. Picketts Lock bid scrapped. BBC Sport (2001-10-04). Retrieved on 2011-01-20. The last known record of Juba places him at the City Tavern in Dublin, Ireland, in September 1851: "Boz's Juba appears here nightly and is well received". ''Era'', September 14, 1851, quoted in Johnson, "Juba's Dance". A performer known as Jumbo is reported as having died two weeks later in Dublin. Dance historian Marian Hannah Winter said that Juba died in 1852 in London. More than 30 years later, theater historian T. Allston Brown wrote that Juba "married too late (and a white woman besides), and died early and miserably. In a note addressed to Charley White, Juba informed him that, when next he should be seen by him White , he would be riding in his own carriage. It has been said that in 1852 his skeleton, without the carriage, was on exhibition at the Surrey Music Hall, Sheffield, England." Brown, T. Allston (November 4, 1876). ''New York Clipper''. Quoted in Johnson, "Juba's Dance". Mahar has given the date as 1853. He would have been in his late 20s. Mahar 19. In 2006, doctor fish spa resorts opened in Hakone, Japan, and in Umag, Croatia, where the fish are used to clean the bathers at the spa. There are also spas in resorts in China, Belgium, the Netherlands, South Korea, Singapore, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hungary, Slovakia, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Hong Kong, Bucharest and Sibiu (Romania), Madrid (Corralejo Fuerteventura Dr Fish) and Barcelona (Spain), France and Trondheim (Norway). In 2008, the first widely known doctor fish pedicure service was opened in the United States in Alexandria, Virginia, and later in Woodbridge, Virginia. In 2010 the first U.K. spa opened in Sheffield. WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield

power including

to southeastern Brazil causing the hydroelectric power-plant's all 20 turbines to shut-down due the abrupt fall of power demand. Four of Brazil's most densely populated states entirely lost electric power (including the states, and its capitals of the same name, of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro) with 14 more states being partly affected. The entire country of Paraguay experienced the power failure. It took about 7 hours to the system to fully recover. This is regarded as one of the largest blackouts

played open

clash.jhtml Currently, the most common tuning fork sounds the note of A 440 Hz (A440 (pitch standard)), because this is the standard concert pitch, which is used as tuning note by some orchestras, it being the pitch of the violin's second string, the first string of the viola, and an octave above the first string of the cello, all played open. Tuning forks used by orchestras between 1750 and 1820 mostly had a frequency of A 423.5 Hz, although there were many forks and many slightly

original bass

Houston , a voiceover artist who was known in London as a newsreader for Thames Television (who played the role of newsreader in the film). death_date origin Sheffield, England instrument Bass (Bass guitar) '''Stuart Patrick Jude Zender''' (born 18 March 1974, Sheffield, South Yorkshire) is an English (English people) bassist, songwriter and record producer. He is best known for being the original bass player for Jamiroquai. Normanton has become a growing and popular commuter suburb of the Leeds City Region, and is now favoured for its relatively cheap housing and excellent transport links. The town is still accessible via Normanton railway station and is currently served by an unmanned island platform station with regular trains to Leeds, Castleford, Wakefield and Sheffield Meadowhall Interchange. In popular culture * In the British docudrama Threads, a British Home Stores shop in Sheffield (the film's setting) can be seen being destroyed by the nuclear explosion. * In The Vicar of Dibley "Celebrity Party" episode, the Vicar (Dawn French) says that she buys her bras at British Home Stores. Motson's career began in the newspaper business as a reporter on the Barnet Press and the Sheffield ''Morning Telegraph (Sheffield Telegraph)'', where he first covered football (Association Football). It began to take off when the BBC hired him in 1968 as a sports presenter on Radio 2 (BBC Radio 2). Three years later, he replaced Kenneth Wolstenholme at ''Match of the Day''. After initially having a small role on ''MOTD'', Motson covered the famous FA cup third round replay between Hereford United and Newcastle United (Hereford United v Newcastle United 1972) on 5 February 1972, which the BBC anticipated as a five minute segment following their two main games. Non-league Hereford won the match 2-1; it became the main featured game on the show and launched Motson's career. An edited version by Caryl Churchill Strindberg, August. ed, Churchhill, Carol (2005) ''A Dream Play'', Nick Hern Books, London. ISBN 978-1-85459-851-6 was staged at the National Theatre (Royal National Theatre) in London in 2005. The edited version was brought to other areas too, such as Edge Theatre Ensemble in Seattle WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield


Midfielder DATE OF DEATH 9 November 2004 PLACE OF DEATH Sheffield, England The sleeve is designed by Sheffield based design agency The Designers Republic. The cover image is a photograph taken by Nick Meers depicting rock formations in Cappadocia in Turkey. http: singleproduct.asp?media_type images&partnum 29952 Playing career Born in Sheffield, where he attended Myers Grove School, he made 205 appearances for Sheffield Wednesday (Sheffield Wednesday F.C.) as a goalkeeper (Goalkeeper (association football)) between 1976 and 1979, and 1988 and 1991. In between these two spells at Hillsborough (Hillsborough Stadium), he played for Sunderland (Sunderland A.F.C.) and Manchester United (Manchester United F.C.). He was a member of the Sunderland team that reached the final of the 1985 Football League Cup (where they lost 1–0 to Norwich City (Norwich City F.C.)) but had more luck with Sheffield Wednesday when he played in their 1–0 victory over Manchester United in the 1991 League Cup final. He is a confirmed lifelong Wednesday fan. DATE OF BIRTH 15 September 1958 PLACE OF BIRTH Sheffield, England DATE OF DEATH WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield

century works

the Abbeydale Works—a scythe-making plant that was in operation until the 1930s—and is a remarkably complete example of a 19th century works. The works are atypical in that much of the production process was completed on the same site (in a similar manner to a modern factory). A more typical example of water powered works in the area can be found at Shepherd Wheel. '''Edith Joy Scovell''' (1907 – 1999) was an English poet. She

high critical

, the play was directed by and also starred Barrie Rutter the Artistic Director and founder of Northern Broadsides. Peters played the protagonist of the piece, Mrs Metheral. She was garnered with high critical acclaim, being dubbed ''"simply magnificent"'' by Michael Billington of The Gaurdian and ''"an instant comic classic"'' by The Observer. Ibberson Gravity Knife After British forces had captured numbers of the ''Luftwaffe Fallschirmjäger-Messer

manufacturing research

January 2008 accessdate 21 July 2009 Organisations located on the AMP include the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC, a research partnership between the Boeing Company and the University of Sheffield), Castings Technology International (Cti) and TWI (The Welding Institute). ref>


'''Sheffield''' ( ), though some population figures, like those given at List of English cities by population, use just the urban core of the city and are therefore lower. and it is one of the eight largest regional English cities that make up the Core Cities Group. Sheffield is the third largest (List of English districts by population) English district by population. The metropolitan population of Sheffield is 1,569,000

During the 19th century, Sheffield gained an international reputation for steel production. Many innovations were developed locally, including crucible (crucible steel) and stainless steel, fuelling an almost tenfold increase in the population during the Industrial Revolution. Sheffield received its municipal charter in 1843, becoming the ''City of Sheffield'' in 1893. International competition in iron and steel caused a decline in traditional local industries during the 1970s and 1980s, coinciding with the collapse of coal mining in the area.

The 21st century has seen extensive redevelopment (Urban renewal) in Sheffield along with other British cities. Sheffield's gross value added (GVA) has increased by 60% since 1997, standing at £9.2 billion in 2007. The economy has experienced steady growth averaging around 5% annually, greater than that of the broader region of Yorkshire and the Humber. title Income & Wealth date 30 November 2007 publisher Sheffield City Council accessdate 7 July 2010 archiveurl http: web 20100521085049 http: your-city-council sheffield-facts-figures sheffield-economy income--wealth archivedate 21 May 2010

The city is located within the valleys of the River Don (River Don, South Yorkshire) and its four tributaries, the Loxley (River Loxley), the Porter Brook, the Rivelin (River Rivelin), and the Sheaf (River Sheaf). 61% of Sheffield's entire area is green space, and a third of the city lies within the Peak District national park. url https: your-city-council sheffield-profile introduction.html title City Profile Introduction date 31 January 2013 publisher Sheffield City Council accessdate 13 October 2013 There are more than 250 parks, woodlands and gardens in the city, and an estimated 2 million trees, giving Sheffield the highest ratio of trees to people of any city in Europe.

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