Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. It had a population of 454 in 2001; the village is notable for the nearby Bamburgh Castle, a castle, the seat of the former Kings of Northumbria, for its association with the Victorian era heroine Grace Darling, buried there. The extensive beach by the village was awarded the Blue Flag rural beach award in 2005; the Bamburgh Dunes, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, stand behind the beach. Bamburgh is popular with holidaymakers and is within the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; the site now occupied by Bamburgh Castle was home to a fort of the indigenous Celtic Britons known as Din Guarie and may have been the capital of the kingdom of Bernicia, the realm of the Gododdin people, from the realm's foundation in c. 420 until 547, the year of the first written reference to the castle. In that year the citadel was captured by the Anglo-Saxon ruler Ida of Bernicia and became Ida's seat. Late medieval British author Thomas Malory identified Bamburgh Castle with Joyous Gard, the mythical castle home of Sir Lancelot in Arthurian legend.
Bamburgh is featured in the open world video game series Forza Horizon 4, released in October 2018. According to Bede, St Aidan built a wooden church outside the castle wall in AD 635, he died here in AD 652. A wooden beam preserved inside the church is traditionally said to be the one on which he rested as he died; the present church dates from the late 12th century, though some pre-conquest stonework survives in the north aisle. The chancel, said to be the second longest in the country, was added in 1230. S. Hicks, depicting northern saints of the 7th and 8th centuries. There is an effigy of local heroine Grace Darling in the North Aisle; this formed part of the original Monument to Grace Darling but was removed due to weathering of the stonework. Her memorial is sited in the churchyard in such a position. An electoral ward of the same name exists; this ward includes Belford and stretches south to Ellingham with a total population taken at the 2011 census of 4,846. In literature, Bamburgh Castle, under its Saxon name Bebbanburg, is the home of Uhtred, the main character in Bernard Cornwell's The Saxon Stories.
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Jordan Hill Roman Temple is a Romano-Celtic temple and Roman ruin situated on Jordan Hill above Bowleaze Cove in the eastern suburbs of Weymouth in Dorset, England. Original amateur excavations on the site in 1843, by J. Medhurst, were followed by a series of excavations in the 20th century suggesting that the site was in operation between c. AD 69–79 to the late 4th century. In the 20th century the site became the property of the Ministry of Works and is in the guardianship of English Heritage; this is a Romano-British type temple, with a square-plan building situated within a courtyard or precinct. The floorplan of the temple measured 6.8 square metres. The surrounding precinct measured 84 square metres and contained numerous deposits of animal bones and coins; the site may have served as a late 4th-century signal station. The nearby Osmington White Horse Religion in ancient Rome Roman Temple Romano-Celtic Temple Ministry of Works, 1952. Ancient Monuments of Southern England. London: HMSO. Rev. E.
V. Tanner, 1969. Romano-Celtic Settlement on Jordan Hill near Weymouth, Dorset Woodward, A. 1992. Shrines and Sacrifice. London: Batsford. Pp79 Bowleaze & Jordan Hill Local History History and research information: English Heritage
Meanwhile... is the second album by Trance Mission, released in 1995 through City of Tribes Records. Trance MissionBeth Custer – alto clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano clarinet, percussion, voice Stephen Kent – didgeridoo, cello, shaker, percussion, voice John Loose – drums, bodhrán, kanjira, shaker, kalimba Kenneth Newby – programming, piri, samplerProduction and additional personnelRobert Anthony – spoken word on "Go Play Outside!" and "Every Stone's Dream" Egon Dubois – photography Phillip George – cover art Eda Maxym – voice on "Go Play Outside!", "Every Stone's Dream" and "Sunrise" Bob Olhsson – mastering Georgia Rucker – design Simon Tassano – production, mixing Meanwhile... at Discogs
Shade Gap is a borough in Huntingdon County, United States. The population was 105 at the 2010 census. Shade Gap is located in southeastern Huntingdon County at 40°10′48″N 77°51′56″W, it sits at the eastern base of Shade Mountain just south of that mountain's water gap where Shade Creek passes through. U. S. Route 522 passes just east of the borough, leading north 16 miles to Mount Union and south 12 miles to Interstate 76 near Fort Littleton. Pennsylvania Route 35 runs northeast along the base of Shade Mountain 37 miles to Mifflin, Pennsylvania Route 641 leads southeast over Tuscarora Mountain 9 miles to Spring Run. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough of Shade Gap has a total area of 0.03 square miles, all of it land. As of the census of 2000, there were 97 people, 38 households, 25 families residing in the borough; the population density was 2,103.7 people per square mile. There were 43 housing units at an average density of 932.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the borough was 2.06 % African American.
There were 38 households, out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 34.2% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals, 18.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.08. In the borough the population was spread out, with 25.8% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males. The median income for a household in the borough was $18,125, the median income for a family was $23,438. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $15,000 for females; the per capita income for the borough was $9,557. There were 13.0% of families and 19.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 20.0% of under eighteens and 10.7% of those over 64.
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KHII-TV, virtual channel 9, is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Honolulu, United States. The station is owned by Nexstar Media Group, as part of a duopoly with Fox affiliate KHON-TV; the two stations share studios at the Haiwaiki Tower on Piikoi and Waimanu Streets in downtown Honolulu. On cable, the station is available on Oceanic Spectrum and Hawaiian Telcom channel 5; as with other major television stations in Hawaii, KHII operates satellite stations across the Hawaiian Islands to rebroadcast the station's programming outside of metropolitan Honolulu. The stations served as KGMB satellite stations until the 2009 KGMB/KFVE facility swap, which resulted in both stations becoming satellites of KFVE; the 2019 purchase by Nexstar retained these stations as KHII satellites. Notes: 1. KGMD-TV used the call sign KHBC-TV from 1955 to 1965 and was KPUA-TV from 1965 to 1976. 2. KGMV used the calls KMAU-TV from its 1955 sign-on to 1976. KHII signed on the air on February 7, 1988 as KFVE, broadcasting on channel 5, as the final VHF station in the market.
KFVE focused on low-budget programming such as Hawaii Five-O repeats. Under the moniker "Hawaii is Watching us Grow", it focused on movies and syndicated fare, by 1990 acquired programs from KMGT before its format switch to religious programming; as a small-time independent station, it had to rely on low-budget programming and Japanese television dramas through much of its early existence. That all changed in 1993 when another local station, KHNL, took over management of KFVE through a local marketing agreement. KFVE merged its operations into KHNL's facility, it was the first such local market sharing organization in the country. After KHNL took over oversight of the station in the mid-1990s, coverage of University of Hawaii athletics moved over to KFVE, which rebranded as "The Home Team". On January 16, 1995, KFVE became a charter affiliate of UPN under the brand name "K-5 UPN Hawaii". On December 28, 1998, the station began carrying programming from The WB as a secondary affiliation; the WB was carried throughout Hawaii on KWHE.
KFVE was acquired outright by Raycom Media on December 31, 1999. Raycom had purchased KHNL and the LMA with KFVE from Belo Corporation two months earlier, but acquired KFVE's license as well after the FCC began permitting duopolies between television stations. On September 2, 2002, KFVE became a primary WB affiliate; the station rebranded itself as "K-5, The Home Team: Hawaii's WB", with the "Hawaii's WB" branding being used during promotional advertisements for WB programming. In the Honolulu market, UPN programming moved to KHON-TV and KGMB, which both carried secondary affiliations with the network from September 2002 to October 2004. On March 7, 2006, Raycom Media announced that KFVE would affiliate with MyNetworkTV as part of a group deal involving many of Raycom-owned affiliates of The WB and UPN. KFVE joined MyNetworkTV on September 5, 2006 and did not air The WB's final two weeks of prime-time programming. On January 15, 2009, DirecTV transferred KFVE from analog to its digital and high definition signals due to the analog shutdown.
The HD feed of KFVE was pulled off DirecTV on January 16 for unknown reasons. A standard definition digital feed of the station was restored on the satellite provider on January 17. On February 29, 2012, KFVE's HD feed was restored on DirecTV. On August 18, 2009, Raycom Media announced that it would enter into a shared services agreement with MCG Capital Corporation, in which the operations of that station, KFVE and KHNL would be combined; the SSA moved KFVE and its programming from PSIP channel 5 to channel 9 under MCG ownership, while KGMB moved from 9 to 5 and fell under Raycom's ownership. The FCC only recognizes ownership of facility IDs and not station call signs or intellectual property, allowing MCG Capital to gain ownership of KFVE and Raycom ownership of KGMB during the swap; the overall viewership of KFVE, while on channel 5, fell outside the criteria that would have otherwise barred a duopoly between KHNL and KGMB if facility IDs were traded as well. The channel swap took effect with the SSA on October 26, 2009, as KFVE moved from 5 to 9 and changed its on-air branding from "K-5" to "KFVE."
As a result, KFVE now operates under KGMB's license. The two stations swapped outer-island satellites. On November 20, 2013, MCG Capital filed to sell KFVE and its satellites to American Spirit Media, a company owned by Thomas B. Henson and a shared services duopoly partner with Raycom in several other markets, for $22 million. On June 25, 2018, Atlanta-based Gray Television announced it had reached an agreement with Raycom to merge their respective broadcasting assets under the former's corporate umbrella in a cash-and-stock merger transaction value
Midlands is a province of Zimbabwe. It has an area of 49,166 square kilometres and a population of 1,614,941. Gweru is the capital of the province, it is home to various peoples. As a central point in Zimbabwe it has a blend of Shona, Tswana, Chewa among various other languages spoken in Zimbabwe, it has the third largest city in Zimbabwe and, Gweru, followed by Kwekwe, the town with the richest industries in both mining and manufacturing with gold mines all-over and the Sable Chemicals Trust maintaining a presence. Midlands Provinces is divided into 8 districts: Chirumhanzu Gokwe North Gokwe South Gweru Kwekwe Mberengwa Shurugwi Zvishavane The Provincial Administrator oversees all the 8 districts in the province, each district having its own district administrator. District Administrators work with local authorities in their respective districts. Local authories have their own Chairmen; these urban councils were established in accordance with the Zimbabwe Urban Councils Act, Chapter 29.15 while rural district councils were created in terms of the Zimbabwe Rural District Councils Act, Chapter 29.13Of the 8 districts Gokwe South, Kwekwe and Zvishavane have two local government administrative authorities.
Chirumhanzu, Gokwe North and Mberengwa districts have no urban councils. Mberengwa's main economic activities are concentrated at Mataga growth point; the 8 rural district councils in all 8 subdivisions. Town Councils are Shurugwi and Gokwe. Provinces of Zimbabwe Districts of Zimbabwe