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;Running Wild". Marriott's unique and powerful voice attracted rising attention. Singer Elkie Brooks was struck by Marriott's vocal prowess and stage presence, and recommended them to a local club owner, Maurice King. Impressed, King began finding them work in London and beyond.

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paint on ''Oversteps'', and the edited photograph of a Frank Lloyd Wright building on ''Envane''. With the rise of digital downloads as a popular format, Autechre have grasped the chance to produce subtly different artwork for each track on their two most recent albums: all tracks on ''Quaristice'' have their own minimal blue, black and white composition of squares; and ''Oversteps'' features fourteen black painted circles, one for each of its tracks. *The fictional Walford East tube station

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acting career as a straight actress at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, where she began a long-standing writing and directing partnership with Alan Rickman, who later was to direct most of her stage comedy shows. In 1978, she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company, working alongside Juliet Stevenson in ''Measure for Measure'', as Jaquenetta opposite Michael Hordern in ''Love's Labours Lost'', replacing Zoë Wanamaker as Jane

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from the ordinary bus operations and no-frills services, the UK bus division has the following brands that extend across operating divisions. *Stagecoach Express - an express coach service that operates mainly between towns and cities where Stagecoach operate (e.g. Sheffield to Chesterfield) It tends not to compete with National Express like Megabus, and in some cases tickets are available through the National Express website. * Oxford Tube - an express coach service offering high frequency

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, 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

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Sheffield Hallam Union (the former National Centre for Popular Music) so easy to find. It looks like a big, silver, flying spaceship, close to the train station. Not as big or impressive on the inside as it is on the outside, a relatively small union bar. *'''Cavendish''' West Street (locally referred to as 'The Chavendish'). A scream yellowcard bar (you get discounted drinks if you buy or have a friend with a yellowcard, which costs £1 to NUS card holders). Serves decent food; a cheap student

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industry toy trade , the technical name for the manufacture of steel buckles, chains and light ornamental steel-work generally. The Quebecers looked strong, defending the titles against all comers, including Men on a Mission, who were unsuccessful in their challenge at WrestleMania X, but managed to win the titles in London during a UK tour.

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worked as a producer and presenter for several BBC radio stations, including BBC Radio Sheffield, BBC Radio York and BBC Radio Humberside, covering news, current affairs and magazine programmes. Recent engagements include the Official Opening of Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield's Off-The-Shelf Literature Festival; hosting the public 'Sheffield First' strategy launch and Danceworks UK. East Midlands Trains Mainline services from Leeds, Sheffield and London run through at high speed, but do not stop. Interchange with Mainline services can be made at Derby (Derby Midland railway station) and Nottingham (Nottingham railway station). - 2 10 April 1920 Hillsborough Stadium, Sheffield WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield

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notoriety, it gradually became an integral part of English folklore, exerting a lasting influence on England's popular culture that endures to present date. operator Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield city-served Doncaster, Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley (South Yorkshire), Retford, Worksop(Bassetlaw District) location Finningley, South Yorkshire At Sheffield's Northern General Hospital one of the original main buildings is named after him, and in the city centre is a Wetherspoons pub called ''The Benjamin Huntsman''. Pub Guide, accessed January 2010 History Gilbert Deya was ordained by the United Evangelical Church of Kenya He was an evangelist in Kenya in the late 1980s to early 1990s, but moved to the UK (United Kingdom), establishing Gilbert Deya Ministries in 1997. The ministry now has churches in Liverpool, London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Luton, Reading (Reading, Berkshire), and Manchester, Sheffield and has recently acquired a building and planning permission in Leeds. WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield

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ITV franchisees as the bulk of production tended to be produced in one area, which was at the expense of other areas. Another example was Granada Television's heavy presence in Manchester who claimed there was a lack of investment in Liverpool and over-emphasis on Manchester. In late 2004, after a successful live television performance, two of the four members of the British rock group Queen (Queen (band)) proposed a collaboration with Rodgers, in which he would sing lead vocals on a European tour. Rodgers thus joined Brian May and Roger Taylor (Roger Taylor (Queen drummer)) (former bassist John Deacon retired in the late 1990s), with the group billed as Queen + Paul Rodgers and they subsequently toured worldwide in 2005 and 2006. The participants clearly stated, including on Brian May's own website, "that Rodgers would be "featured with" Queen as: "Queen + Paul Rodgers", not replacing the late Freddie Mercury". The group subsequently released a live album with songs from Queen, Bad Company and Free, called ''Return of the Champions'', and a DVD of the same name. Both featured live recordings from their Sheffield Hallam FM Arena (Sheffield Arena) concert on 9 May 2005. The DVD features "Imagine (Imagine (song))" from Hyde Park (Hyde Park, London). "For one glorious summer" opined music critic Sean Michaels "we were all Paul Rodgers". WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield


'''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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