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Appledore, Torridge

Appledore is a village at the mouth of the River Torridge, about 6 miles west of Barnstaple and about 3 miles north of Bideford in the county of Devon, England. It is the former home to Appledore Shipbuilders, a lifeboat slipway and Hocking's Ice Cream, a brand of ice cream only sold in North Devon; the local football club is Appledore F. C; the ward population at the 2011 census increased to 2,814 Appledore is not mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. Its earliest recorded name, in 1335, is le Apildore in the manor of Northam. There was a Saxon settlement, but the Devon historian WG Hoskins says of the local legend that it was the site of a Viking raid in 878 AD,'there is no authority for this identification'; the settlement prospered as a port in the Elizabethan period, some cottages date from this period. The construction of a quay in 1845 further developed the port, as a result Appledore has a rich maritime heritage from the second half of the 19th century; the painter Edward Calvert was born there in 1799.

Shipowner Sir William Reardon Smith went to the Wesleyan school there. The Richmond Dry Dock was built in 1856 by William Yeo and named after Richmond Bay in Prince Edward Island, where the Yeo family's shipping fleet was based. From 1882 until the 1930s it was owned by Robert Cook, continued in use until the 1960s, it is a Grade II* listed building. There is a maritime museum in the village chronicling the history of shipbuilding and seafaring in the village. A lifeboat service for the area around the mouth of the River Taw was introduced in February 1825; the boat was kept in the King's Watch House at Appledore for six years until a new boat house was built at Watertown, half a mile nearer the sea. From 1848 a second lifeboat was stationed at Braunton Burrows on the opposite side of the estuary but its crew always came from Appledore. A third station was built at Northam Burrows to the west of Appledore in 1851 and the Appledore boat moved there. A new station at Badsteps allowed Northam Burrows to close in 1889 and Braunton Burrows closed in 1918 as it was difficult to find men and horses to launch the boat.

Appledore Lifeboat Station is home to an inshore lifeboat. The Bideford, Westward Ho! and Appledore Railway was most unusual amongst British railways in that although it was built as a standard gauge line it was not joined to the rest of the railway network, despite the London and South Western Railway having a station at Bideford, East-the-Water, meaning on the other side of the River Torridge from the main town. The line was wholly situated on the peninsula made up of Westward Ho!, Northam and Appledore with extensive sand dunes, at the mouth of the Torridge and Taw estuary. Appledore railway station and the whole line closed in 1917 having been requisitioned by the War Office. Appledore has a Non-League football club Appledore F. C. who play at Marshford. Appledore has two pilot Gig clubs in the village, Appledore PGC and Torridge PGC, they both compete in the world championships on the Scilly Isles. Appledore Mens Crews are in the worlds top 10. Appledore is served by Stagecoach Devon service 21A which run between Appledore, Bideford, Fremington, Barnstaple station, Chivenor, Braunton and georgeham On sunday and evening the 21A goes up to ilfracombe Stagecoach runs a circular route called 16 from Bideford to westward ho!, west Appledore, square Northam and back to bideford.

In his novel Westward Ho!, Charles Kingsley describes Appledore as a "little white fishing village". Nikolai Tolstoy, Patrick O'Brian's stepson, considers that the fictional town of Shelmerston in O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin series may have been based on Appledore. O'Brian's wife Mary Wicksteed grew up in Appledore. In 2008, the Jackson family stayed for six weeks in Appledore while searching for a house to buy in the area; the project was filmed for a Channel 4 documentary The Jacksons are Coming, aired on 27 November 2008. HMS Appledore South West Coast Path Appledore Stuckey, Douglas; the Bideford, Westward Ho! and Appledore Railway 1901-1917. Pub. West Country Publications. Appledore Village Website Appledore & Instow Regatta Website Appledore Pirates Website Devon Local Studies - Appledore community page Appledore Visitor Information Appledore at Curlie

Ndubisi Chukunyere

Ndubisi Chukunyere is a former Nigerian footballer who last played for Maltese Premier League side Hibernians, in the capacity of striker. Chukunyere began his career as a member of Stationery Stores moved to Kano Pillars before moving to Malta, he made his international debut for Nigeria when he played in a friendly match against Egypt in Lagos, was in talks to join the Super Eagles. In 2001, Chukunyere was named one of the most prolific African scorers in the current European season by the BBC; the following year, he was named Best Foreign Player at the Malta Football Awards. In 2003, a Qatari club attempted to buy Chukunyere but the offer was turned down as his club, had asked for a million dollars. Now a Maltese citizen, he is in the staff team with Hibernians, he is the father of Junior Eurovision 2015 winner Destiny Chukunyere. Ndubisi Chukunyere at Ndubisi Chukunyere at

Alice Renavand

Alice Renavand is a French ballet dancer. After joining the Paris Opera Ballet in 1997, she became a principal in 2012 and a star in December 2013. Shortly afterwards, she was described as having "la beauté du diable" as Lizzie in Fall River Legend. Born in Paris, Renavand has a Vietnamese mother, her decision to take up ballet resulted from her father's suggestion that she should make a list of what she would like to do with her spare time. As her first choice was dancing, she took lessons at the Conservatoire de Garches. In 1989, only a few months she was admitted to the Paris Opera Ballet School at the age of nine, receiving the support and friendship of Claude Bessy. After graduating from the Ballet School, Renavand joined the Paris Opera Ballet in 1997. Although she progressed well in the corps de ballet, she had a rough time for the first few years putting on too much weight. Thanks to the encouragement of Brigitte Lefèvre, she was able to revitalize her approach, losing 20 kilograms in a year.

Further support came from Angelin Preljocaj in 2004 who allowed her to replace an injured colleague as Creüse in his Le Songe de Médée, giving her more confidence in her abilities. She was invited by Pina Bausch to dance Eurydice in her Orphée et Eurydice. In the following year, she was given roles in Maurice Béjart's The Rite of Spring, William Forsythe's Approximate Sonata and The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, Jiří Kylián's Bella Figura and Rudolf Nureyev's Don Quixote in which she performed The Street Dancer. Renavand won the Association pour le rayonnement de l'Opéra national de Paris prize in 2008; that year, she danced roles in The Rite of Spring, The House of Bernarda, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Kaguyahime, Phèdre, Les Enfants du paradis, The Three-Cornered Hat, Genus, La Bayadère, Cinderella, Le Jeune homme et la mort and Psyché. In 2012, she was promoted to principal, performing the roles of Kitri in Nureyev's Don Quixote and the Mistress of Lescaut in Kenneth MacMillan's L'histoire de Manon.

In December 2013, she was elevated to the rank of star after dancing the main female role for the first time in Preljocaj's Le Parc


Killanena is a townland and a District Electoral Division in County Clare, Ireland, in the Catholic parish of Killanena and Flagmount. Killanena lies beside Lough Graney. At 5 by.5 kilometres it is the largest lake in East Clare after Lough Derg. The lake is well known for its coarse fishery, with pike, bream and eel; the lake is the home or resting place for water-fowl and wading birds that include whooper swan, great crested grebe, grey heron and greater white-fronted goose. The village of Flagmount overlooks the lake, it is called Leacain an Éadain in Gaelic, or "the slope of the brow". The poet Brian Merriman was a local hedge-school master. There is a commemorative stone to him at Bunshoon Bridge between Caher; as of 1901 the Killanena DED included the townlands of Acres, Derreendooagh, Derryfadda, Dooglaun, Doorus East, Doorus West, Gortnamuinga, Killanena, Knockatunna, Knocknahannee, Pollaghanumera, Reanahumana and Spaightspark. A 1942 description of the parish of Killanena placed it in the Tulla barony adjoined the parish of Feakle and about 10 miles from Gort.

There was about four shops. Although it did not have electricity, gas or public water or sewage supply at the time, it had plentiful fine wells. Today the parish of Flagmount is in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Killaloe. There are two parish churches, St Mary's in Flagmount and St Mary's in Killanena

FS Cartagena

Futsal Cartagena was a futsal club based in Cartagena, a city in the autonomous community of Region of Murcia. The club was founded in 1993 and held its home matches in Wsell de Guimbarda, which has a capacity of 2,500 persons. Fútbol Sala Cartagena was founded in 1993 as Mínguez Sáez Cartagena; the club was sponsored for Peinsa until January, 2009. Peinsa was a company dedicated to housings promotions. Due to this, the company was forced to leave as the sponsorship of Futsal Cartagena. In February, the club signed a new sponsorship contract with Centro Médico Virgen de la Caridad, a private health center from Cartagena, for ensure the future of club. In mid of July, Futsal Cartagena sign a new sponsorship contract with Reale, an Italian insurance company; the club was disbanded in July 2014 due to large debts incurred from past seasons. A new futsal team was created in the city, Cartagena Fútbol Sala, taking the FS Cartagena spot in Segunda División. 14 seasons in Primera División 5 seasons in Segunda División 2 seasons in Segunda División B As of 8 May 2019 Jordi Torras Sergio Lozano Cristian Domínguez Manoel Tobias Leandro Simi Lenísio Franklin Roosevelt Rafael França Ciço Official website

Joseph V. Egan

Joseph V. Egan is an American Democratic Party politician, who represents the 17th Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly, where he has served since 2002. Egan was born on February 1938 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, he attended St. Peter's High School and shortly thereafter joined the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 456, he served on the New Brunswick City Council from 1982 to 2010 and was council president for nine years. In November 2001, Egan was elected to the General Assembly from the 17th District succeeding Bob Smith, elected to the State Senate and Jerry Green, redistricted to the 22nd District. From 2002 to 2010, Egan held a seat in the New Jersey General Assembly and on the New Brunswick City Council; this dual position called double dipping, had been allowed under a grandfather clause in the state law enacted by the New Jersey Legislature and signed into law by Governor of New Jersey Jon Corzine in September 2007 that prevents dual-office-holding but allows those who had held both positions as of February 1, 2008, to retain both posts.

Labor, Chair Telecommunications and Utilities Egan is Business Manager for the I. B. E. W. Local 456, he is a former president of the union's executive board. Egan continues to reside in New Brunswick with his wife Yolanda, married since 1959, they have seven grandchildren. His son Kevin succeeded him on the New Brunswick City Council after Egan retired from it in 2010. Egan is a member of the St. Peter The Apostle Church Parish and is a former vice president of the parish council.. His son-in-law is Craig Biggio. Egan's grandson, Cavan Biggio, is a second baseman for the Toronto Blue Jays; each of the forty districts in the New Jersey Legislature has one representative in the New Jersey Senate and two members in the New Jersey General Assembly. The other representatives from the 17th District for the 218th Legislature: Senator Bob Smith Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen Assemblyman Egan's legislative web page, New Jersey Legislature New Jersey Legislature financial disclosure forms: 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 Assembly Member Joseph V. Egan, Project Vote Smart New Jersey Voter Information Website 2003