Claremont Isles is a national park located in Queensland, Australia, 1783 km northwest of Brisbane. Established in 1989, the isles are managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service; the isles constitute an important breeding and roosting habitat for a variety of birds, specially seabirds. The habitat consists of coral swaths of offshore seagrass; this makes it a unique habitat for the birds. To preserve the area, going ashore is prohibited; the isles provided habitat to a variety of animals. There are three islands in the Claremont Isles National Park: Fife and Burkitt islands. All three islands have breeding populations of terns. Burkitt Island is an important breeding ground for the pied imperial pigeon. Migratory species such as the beach stone-curlew flock to the island's extensive sand flats and lagoons. Australian terns lend the Pelican Island their name and Fife Island is famous for its population of wedge-tailed shearwaters. Protected areas of Queensland
La Mar Province is a province in the north-east corner of the Ayacucho Region, Peru. It was created on March 30, 1861. One of the highest mountains of the province is Rasuwillka at 4,800 m. Other mountains are listed below: The province is divided into ten districts, each of, headed by a mayor; the districts, with their capitals in parentheses, are: Anco Ayna Chilcas Chungui Luis Carranza San Miguel Santa Rosa Samugari Tambo Anchihuay The people in the province are indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population learnt to speak in childhood, 16.58% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language. Some of the most important archaeological sites of the province are K'allapayuq Urqu and Waraqu Urqu. Municipal website
85th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery was a part-time unit of Britain's Territorial Army formed on Teesside just before the outbreak of World War II. Its service during the war included the Battle of France and Dunkirk evacuation, the Battle of Britain and Blitz, the North African and Italian campaigns, it continued to serve in the air defence role until 1961. In the period of international tension of the late 1930s, the TA expanded its Anti-Aircraft capacity. 85th Anti-Aircraft Brigade was formed in the Royal Artillery on 1 November 1938 by combining existing AA batteries from other regiments: Regimental Headquarters at the Artillery Barracks, Lytton Street, Middlesbrough 174th Battery at Middlesbrough – transferred from 62nd AA Regiment from the 1st East Riding Artillery Volunteers 175th Battery at Middlesbrough – transferred from 62nd AA Regiment 292nd Howitzer Battery from the 1st North Riding Artillery Volunteers 220th Battery at The Armoury, West Hartlepool – transferred from 63rd AA Regiment 186th and 219th Batteries from 54th Medium BrigadeIn common with other AA brigades, the 85th was redesignated a'Regiment' from 1 January 1939.
The first commanding officer was Lieutenant-Colonel H. J. Tortise, DSO officer commanding 292 Bty, the regiment formed part of 43rd Anti-Aircraft Brigade covering Middlesbrough and Teesside. In February 1939 the existing AA defences came under the control of a new Anti-Aircraft Command. In June a partial mobilisation of TA units was begun in a process known as'couverture', whereby each AA unit did a month's tour of duty in rotation to man selected AA positions; that summer, 43 AA Bde came under the command of the newly formed 7 AA Division, created to cover North East England. Its exact responsibilities were still being worked out. AA Command mobilised on 24 August, ahead of the official declaration of war on 3 September. Although the regiment was formed, its batteries were long-established units with many experienced TA soldiers, it was selected to form part of the air defences for the British Expeditionary Force, sent to France in September 1939; the regiment was equipped for semi-mobile warfare, each battery equipped with eight of the latest 3.7-inch guns, it crossed to France on 5 April 1940 under the command of Lt-Col Tortise.
On arrival it joined 1 AA Bde. When the German offensive in the west opened on 10 May, the regiment was deployed in the area of Waziers and Douai, where B Troop under 2nd Lieutenant G. A. Coaker shot down a Heinkel He 111 and 10 minutes A Troop shot down a Junkers Ju 88 – the BEF's first AA'kills' in France; the BEF now advanced into Belgium in accordance with'Plan D'. 1 AA Brigade's role was to cover Corps assembly areas and the routes used by the BEF, 85 HAA Rgt moved right forward to Brussels and established itself at Dilbeek. Here guns of 220 Bty under 2/Lt A. B. Carter shot down an He 111 at night with searchlight illumination, using only nine rounds, captured the crew members who had parachuted clear; the regiment was ordered to defend I Corps HQ near Camphin. However, the German Army had broken through the Ardennes to the east, which forced the BEF to withdraw again. On 17 May the regiment withdrew to Oudenaarde, on 18 to Gheluvelt, to the Escaut defences. On 19 May, at Pecq, A Troop of 174 Bty received casualties from enemy field gun fire.
By 21 May the regiment was at Ploegsteert. On 23 May it received orders to move to defend Dunkirk, selected for the evacuation of the BEF. Outside Dunkirk, 174 Bty was deployed at Téteghem and 175 Bty at Leffrinckoucke, while 220 Bty was at Wavrin, south-west of Lille, all under the command of 2 AA Bde. Dunkirk was bombed and machine-gunned from 24 May onwards, but only 28 rounds of 3.7-inch ammunition were available until more arrived by sea on 26 May and again on 31 May. The AA guns were ordered to remain in action while the BEF passed through them, until forced to withdraw themselves after direct contact with enemy ground forces. All non-essentials were sent off, RHQ was established on the sand dunes east of Dunkirk. All the regiment's transport was destroyed on 27 May. By 30 May, the air defence of the northern sector of the bridgehead comprised 174 and 175 Btys together with a few Light AA Btys, under the command of Brigadier E. W. Chadwick of 2 AA Bde. By now some 127,000 British troops had been evacuated, but there were still 60,000 British and as many French to be got out.
Many ships were lost under air attack, but the AA units were in action and did their best to cover the shrinking Dunkirk'pocket' until it was their turn to destroy their equipment and join the queues of men waiting to be taken aboard small boats back to England. AA units returning from France were reinforced, re-equipped where possible, redeployed for future integration into existing defence plans. 85th HAA Regiment, with 174, 175 and 220 Btys under command, went to Aberystwyth where it re-equipped with 3.7-inch guns. 5 AA Brigade HQ returned from Dunkirk, reformed in the Gloucester area about 18 July and took over command of 85th HAA Rgt as part of 5 AA Division. However, 174 HAA Bty was detached to South Wales to reinforce 45 AA Bde. On 12 July Battery HQ and two sections went to X site at Pembrey and the other two sections to T Site at Sketty on the outskirts of Swansea. Pembrey
Motown is the sixth studio album by American singer-songwriter Michael McDonald. The album was released on June 2003, by Universal Music International and Motown. Michael McDonald – lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes, arrangements Toby Baker – keyboards, programming, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, drum programming, backing vocals Tony Swain – keyboards, Fender Rhodes Bob James – keyboards Tim Akers – Hammond organ Tim Carmon – Hammond organ Simon Climie – arrangements, ProTools programming, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, backing vocals Chris Rodriguez – electric guitar, electric sitar Michael Thompson – guitar Larry Carlton – guitar Nathan East – bass Nicky Shaw – drums, percussion drum programming, arrangements Ricky Lawson – drums Harvey Mason – drums, percussion Paul Waller – percussion, sound effects Mark Douthit – saxophone Nick Ingman – string arrangements Cliff Masterson – string arrangements Gavyn Wright – orchestra leader Isobel Griffiths – orchestra contractor The London Session Orchestra – strings Tracy Ackerman – backing vocals Amy Holland – backing vocals Jennifer Karr – backing vocals Audrey Martells – backing vocals Gale Mayes-West – backing vocals Alfreda McCrary Lee – backing vocals Ann McCrary – backing vocals Tommy Sims – backing vocals Dwayne Starling – backing vocals Tammy Taylor – backing vocals Leon Ware – backing vocals Kevin Whalum – backing vocals Producer – Simon Climie Executive Producer – Tony Swain Production Coordination – Debbie Johnson and Lisa Patton Engineers – Ben Fowler and Don Murray Second Engineer – Grady Walker Additional Engineer – Shannon Forrest Assistant Engineers – Joel Everden and Tom Sweeney ProTools Engineering – Adam Brown, Simon Climie, Shannon Forrest and Jonathan Shakovskoy.
ProTools Assistant – Joel Everden Orchestra recorded by Alan Douglas Mixed by Mick Guzauski at Banking Doctor Recording, assisted by Tom Bender. Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering. Album Coordinator – Dee Harrington Cover Photo – Michael Wilson Wardrobe – Richard Orga Styling and Makeup – Cindy Rich
Sullivan Upper School is a mixed non-denominational voluntary grammar school in Holywood, Northern Ireland, has 1,100 enrolled pupils. The school motto is Lamh Foisdineach An Uachtar, Irish for "with the gentle hand foremost". Sullivan Lower School was founded in 1862 by Robert Sullivan. After Sullivan's death in 1868, part of his estate was used to establish the upper school; the two schools were based in Holywood's High Street, The lower school has been moved to a site beside the upper school and is now called Sullivan Prep, a private school and the upper school has moved to a site on the edge of the town. The original building is now occupied by the town's public library. On 17 June 1994, Garnet Bell, a former pupil, entered the School Hall during an A Level exam carrying an improvised flame thrower, containing petrol and paraffin. Bell discharged the device, burning three of them seriously, he was subsequently found guilty of three cases of attempted murder and three of grievous bodily harm, receiving six life sentences.
Bell died in prison of cancer in 1997. Sullivan Upper participates in various sports, including rugby, golf, badminton and chess; the school won the rugby Medallion Shield in 2001 and 2011, the 2nd XV cup in 2009, beating Royal School, Armagh 14-12. Notable former players include David Erskine, a former senior Ireland international lock, current Ulster and Ireland centre Darren Cave. In hockey, Sullivan won the 1993 Burney Cup, beating Banbridge Academy after sudden death penalty strokes. In 2006 they reached the final again, losing 4–2. Former team members include Irish senior international player Mark Raphael. In 2009 they reached the McCullough Cup final for the first time in the school's history. In 2010, the team lost to Campbell College. In 2017 the school beat Wallace High School 3-2 in the Burnley cup final, the schools first victory since 1993; the school won the McCullough cup the following year beating friends after a late equaliser from Matthew Willis brought the game to a 2-2 draw with Fergus Gibson scoring the decisive penalty.
The school managed to reach the Burney Cup final this year but Friends avenged their earlier defeat, with the game again going to penalties. In 2019 Sullivan reached the Burnley cup final for the third year in a row but narrowly lost out to Wallace on penalty runs In cricket, the school reached the Schools Cup final for the first time in their history in 2009, but ended up losing by nine wickets to Foyle and Londonderry College. One notable player was Mark Adair. Sullivan have a golf team competing in various competitions. One notable previous member is Rory McIlroy; the school is divided into four houses: Grant, McAlester, Speers. Two of the houses and Speers, were named after ex-headmasters of the school, whereas Praeger was named after the sculptress Rosamond Praeger and her brother Robert. McAlester was named after the Rev. McAlester who sat on the Committee of Sullivan Schools in the 1800s when the school was founded; the school's Preparatory Department, only contains three of the four houses - Grant house, established in the 1974-75 school year, only exists in the main body of the school.
Regular inter-house competitions are held to cultivate house pride, including the House Photography Competition, House Music Competition and Sports Day. In 2016, the school launched an alumni directory program to establish a database of past pupils and governors to allow former pupils and personnel to reconnect. Prof David E. Logan - Coulson Professor of Theoretical Chemistry, University of Oxford Robert Lloyd Praeger - naturalist and historian Prof Ian McAllister - Distinguished Professor of Political Science, The Australian National University Garth Ennis - comics writer Dan Gordon - actor Colin Harper - music journalist Maurice Jay - DJ on radio station U105, composer and broadcaster Bobby Kildea - guitarist George Lowden - guitar-maker Mark McClelland - bass guitarist Gareth McLearnon - musician John McCrea - comic artist Dermot Murnaghan - Sky News news reader and television personality Rosamund Praeger - artist Mark Simpson - BBC News Ireland reporter Peter Wilson - musician Rebekah Fitch - singer-songwriter Jonathan Bell - DUP MLA Thomas Loftus Cole - Unionist politician Chris Lyttle - Alliance Party MLA for East Belfast Darren Cave - rugby player David Erskine - rugby player David Jeffrey - Linfield F.
C. manager Katie Kirk - London 2012 Olympic ceremony torch carrier and flame lighter Derek Lawther - footballer, coach Rory McIlroy - golfer Aimee Fuller - Snowboarder Michael Robson - represented Ireland in hockey at the 2016 Rio Olympics Ken Clarke - Anglican bishop Willie Anderson - rugby coach James Hawthorne - BBC controller Official website
Takudzwa Ngwenya is a rugby union player who plays on the wing for the United States national rugby union team and San Diego Legion in Major League Rugby. He made his mark in the 2007 Rugby World Cup with tries against South Samoa. Ngwenya was born in Zimbabwe; the oldest of three boys, Ngwenya first played rugby in Zimbabwe for the Mashonaland Club and for Vainona High School, from which he graduated in 2003. After moving to the United States, he played for the Plano Rugby Club in Plano and went on to play for the Dallas Athletic Rugby Club for a few years, he was clocked at 10.5 hand time for the 100 m dash. DARC Rugby sent him to play for the Texas Select Side and the USA Under 19 national team the national Sevens team that came first in Bangkok and the 2007 North America 4. Ngwenya was offered a one-month trial at Saracens in England's Guinness Premiership by new coach Eddie Jones. However, he got a better offer from Biarritz in France's Top 14 signing a two-year contract with them on 6 November 2007.
Between 2007 and 2016 Ngwenya played for Biarritz, as a winger. Ngwenya scored 2 tries in the 2007-08 Heineken Cup. In the 2009–10 Heineken Cup he helped the club make their first final since the 2006, he scored 6 tries in the competition. Ngwenya had a stellar year in the 2009–10 Top 14 season, starting in 21 games and winning 7 tries. In the 2010-11 Heineken Cup Ngwenya scored 5 tries. During the 2011-12 Top 14 season Ngwenya collected five tries in the Top 14 and added 4 more in the Heineken Cup Ngwenya crossed the whitewash for Biarritz seven times in all competitions during both the 2012–13 and 2013-14 seasons. After a season with the San Diego Breakers in the inaugural PRO Rugby season Ngwenya headed back to France and the Top 14 after signing with CA Brive; as of match played 17 February 2018. USA Rugby Profile ESPNScrum.com Profile ItsRugby.co.uk Profile