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Higher Education Funding Council for England

-Chancellor of the University of Leeds. Function In 2012–13 HEFCE will allocate £5.3 billion in public funds from the UK Government to universities and colleges in England to "support them in delivering high quality education, research and related activities". ref>


Čakovec

Centra.jpg 1500px Panorama of the northern Čakovec Center


Râmnicu Vâlcea

). The international trade broadened the outlook of the locals and introduced the ideas of the age and the European culture of the time to the region. wikipedia:Râmnicu Vâlcea


White Rock, British Columbia

%''''' Events *Every year in July, the city hosts the Tour de White Rock, a bicycle road race that attracts over 150 local and international riders. In 2005, the event was part of the Canadian Cycling Association's national Road Race Series. *Every year during the first weekend of August, the Spirit of the Sea Festival is held on White Rock beach. It usually includes a parade, fireworks, music stages, a sandcastle competition, and various other beach-related activities


Fort St. John, British Columbia

on the year's given theme. In January the annual High on Ice Winter Carnival has a frozen Centennial Park filled with ice sculptors competing and other special winter-related activities occurring around town. Fort St. John is served with several regional newspapers. The ''Alaska Highway News'' and the ''Dawson Creek Daily News'', both part of the Glacier Media Group (previously owned by Canwest Global), are dailies available in the city. The ''Alaska Highway News'', along with the free weekly


Vang Vieng

the tubing starting point. It has clean, cheap and safe rooms (doubles, twins, triples & dorms) with safety lockers. Good food available, friendly English speaking staff and big chill out area with table football, dartboard, drinking-related activities, water pipes (shisha, hookahs, nargila) and regular screening of TV shows & live sports. Free Wi-Fi. *


Chatham-Kent

of substandard conditions date May 21, 2001 'El Contrato', a film by The National Film Board of Canada, addresses these issues in depth. Chatham is home to the headquarters of Union Gas, a natural gas utility and Spectra Energy company. Other energy related activities include wind farms (Wind Power) near the shores of Lake Erie. Chatham also serves as a retail centre for the municipality and surrounding area. This has included the development of large big-box stores


Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Davis , a justice on the Federal Court of Appeals, was born in Elizabeth City, as was John C. B. Ehringhaus, governor of North Carolina from 1933-1937 and for whom Ehringhaus Street, a major thoroughfare, is named. thumb National Potato Peeling Contest, one of several potato-related activities at the festival (File:NC Potato Festival 2010.jpg) During the same era, nine-ball legend Luther Lassiter was born in Elizabeth City


Paso Robles, California

is not actually located within the city of Paso Robles itself, it is however located in what is considered the Greater Paso Robles Area. In fact, ''"The Lake"'', as it is known to locals, actually shares the 93446 zip code with Paso Robles, due to its proximity to the city. The lake provides ample room for waterskiing, wakeboarding, jetskiing (Personal Watercraft), and other water-related activities, in addition to fishing and swimming (human swimming). Parks


Grand Island, Nebraska

that the United States Army Air Force was considering the site for a military airfield. The group attempted to convince Washington that central Nebraska was a suitable location for defense related activities. Kearney and Grand Island effectively competed with one another as locations for defense airports which would serve as storage for aircraft being produced at Offutt Field and the Glenn L. Martin Bomber Plant near Omaha. Gillett began defaulting on some of his purchases in the late


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