transport using turnpiked (Turnpike trust) roads was important. Regular mail coaches departed to Leeds, London, Manchester, York and Sheffield and the 'Strafford Arms' was an important coaching inn. The railways arrived in Wakefield in 1840 when Kirkgate Station (Wakefield Kirkgate railway station) was built on the Manchester to Leeds line. Pontefract General Infirmary is a large general hospital, beneath which is an old
Albums accessdate 2007-10-25 date 2 November 2006 In the following decade, Def Leppard, from Sheffield achieved worldwide fame, particularly in America. Their 1983 album, Pyromania (album) and 1987 album, Hysteria (Def Leppard album) became one of the most successful albums of all time. Yorkshire had a very strong post-punk scene which went on to achieve wide spread acclaim and success, including; The Sisters of Mercy, The Cult, Vardis, Gang of Four
and Leeds Bradford-Skipton (Airedale Line) services. These lines were electrified in 1994, and passenger services were operated by Class 308 (British Rail Class 308) electrical multiple units. foundation 2003 location Sheffield, United Kingdom key_people '''Sumo Digital Ltd.''' is an independent game development studio based in Sheffield, United Kingdom. Set up in 2003 following the closure of Infogrames Studios Sheffield Gremlin Interactive.<
style of avant-garde performance and their work is now included as part of the theatrical canon to students studying contemporary performance. Taking a cue from their provocative name, Forced Entertainment's work is often concerned with the mechanics of the live event - disrupting conventions and expectations associated with attending a theatrical performance. locale service_area Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield, North East Derbyshire, Peak District
reception unreliable. Since Pennine Radio was split into Pennine FM and Classic Gold the AM service broadcast to West Yorkshire has been part of a network, initially with sister stations in Hull (Kingston upon Hull) and Sheffield, later as an independent station buying in the former GWR Classic Gold service, later as part of the BIG AM network with sister stations in Stoke and Manchester, then again with the GWR UBC Classic Gold (Classic Gold Digital Network) and latterly GCap Gold
(radio) Gold network. background group_or_band origin Sheffield, England genre Electronic dance (Electronic dance music) Trip-hop Nu-Jazz thumb right Hood (far left), onstage with Traffic (band) Traffic (File:Traffic 1973.jpg), 1973. '''David Hood''' (born 21 September 1943, in Sheffield, Alabama, USA), is a bass (bass guitar)ist from Muscle Shoals, Alabama. He also plays
Projects Lotus html i28-features olive.html title Olive's Shopping Music work publisher ''irREVernce'' accessdate 2006-08-17 archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20031019060746 http: www.element-zero.com Projects Lotus html i28-features olive.html archivedate 19 October 2003 In the intervening time, she performed assembly-line work in factories before ending up managing a pub in Sheffield. Meanwhile, she also
erected in 1923. "Stray (B) Lightcliffe". Online Visual Archive of Calderdale History (calderdale.gov.uk). Retrieved 7 December 2011. In April 1937, an avenue of trees was planted in the park to commemorate King George V's coronation. Towards the village centre is the cricket club. There are two golf clubs, the long established Lightcliffe Golf Club and Crow's Nest Golf Club. In series one, Mac is offered a position as a consultant (Consultant (medicine)) in Sheffield and was intending to move up there with Emmy; however Caroline manages to win him over. Later that same night however, Mac tries to stop an intoxicated Guy who joyrides an ambulance and eventually crashes it over a cliff, putting Mac into a coma that lasts over two months. When he finally awakens he has completely forgotten the 24 hours before the incident and has no memory of the feelings he had for Caroline. WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield
of regular supporting characters, changing almost every series, but Dr Leo Dalton (William Gaminara) and Dr Harry Cunningham (Tom Ward), who were introduced in the sixth series in 2002, remained in the series and continued as lead characters following Ryan's departure, with Dalton replacing her as professor. A new character, Dr Nikki Alexander (Emilia Fox), was introduced to the team in the eighth series in 2004. While working as a forensic anthropologist she appropriates facilities
FIFA World Cup 1966 (1966 FIFA World Cup) - Local transport The town of Leek is served by First with a regular number 18 bus service (or 16 on an alternative route via Cellarhead). There are also frequent bus services to Sheffield and the nearby town of Buxton using 118 bus. Following the pioneering lead of Ironbridge, other areas have been subject to often innovative studies. Recent work in Manchester, UK (United Kingdom), by the
for TB patients and their families. Leeds built hundreds of sunshine houses in the 1930s, with 10% of their new housing having specially large, wide-opening windows to increase the flow of fresh air. Sheffield, Middlesbrough, Salford (County Borough of Salford) and Glasgow were other places which made specific housing provision for people with TB. In 2010, the ARCHIVE Institute a non-governmental organisation, commenced work on engaging residents in London about the role
'''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.archive.org web 20100521085049 http: www.sheffield.gov.uk 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: www.sheffield.gov.uk 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.