Dereham known as East Dereham, is a town and civil parish in the Breckland District and English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the A47 road, about 15 miles west of the city of Norwich and 25 miles east of King's Lynn; the civil parish has an area of 21.51 km2 and in the 2001 census had a population of 15,659 in 6,941 households, the population at the 2011 Census increasing to 18,609. Dereham falls within, is the centre of administration for, Breckland District Council; the town should not be confused with the Norfolk village of West Dereham, which lies about 25 miles away. Since 1983 Dereham has been twinned with the town of Rüthen in Germany, it is twinned with Caudebec-lès-Elbeuf, France. A Neolithic polished greenstone axe head was found near the town in 1986, with a Neolithic axe head, flint scraper and other tools and worked flints found in local fields during the 1980s. There is evidence that the area was occupied during the Bronze Age, with burnt flints from a pot boiler site being found in 1976 and another burnt mound site located in 1987.
In 2000, an enamelled bridle bit dating from the Iron Age was discovered, with pottery sherds being found by field walkers in 1983. The town is believed to be on the Roman Road linking the Brampton with the major east-west Roman Road of the Fen Causeway; some pottery and furniture remains have been found in local fields. It is believed that Dereham's name derives from a deer park that existed in the area, although it is known that the town pre-dates the Saxon era. Saint Wihtburh, the youngest daughter of Anna, King of the East Angles, founded a monastery there in the seventh century after seeing a vision of the Virgin Mary. Edmund Bonner to become the infamous "burning bishop", was the Rector for Dereham from 1534 to 1538. Many of the town's ancient buildings were destroyed in the serious fires that took place in 1581 and 1659. Notable buildings that survived the fire include the Church of Saint Nicholas' and the nearby Bishop Bonner's cottage. Dereham was administered by the Abbots the Bishops of Ely, until the parish was taken from the church by Queen Elizabeth I.
In the late 1700s Dereham church's bell tower was used as a prison for French prisoners of war being transferred from Great Yarmouth to Norman Cross under the charge of the East Norfolk Militia. On 6 October 1799 a French officer, Jean de Narde, managed to escape from the tower and, being unable to escape from the church yard due to guards being present, hid in a tree; the Frenchman was shot when he refused to come down and surrender. Jean is buried in the church yard, his grave is marked by a memorial stone erected in 1858, which includes the following statement: "Once our foes but now our allies and brethren." This story is told in the documentary, "Once our Foe - The shooting of Jean DeNarde". In June 1859 a public meeting was held in the Corn Hall, for the formation of a Dereham Rifle Volunteer Corps; the Reverend Armstrong made a short speech urging people to join. About thirty men did, the eldest an elderly fat banker of 70 years, the youngest a seventeen-year-old, they were kitted out in a grey uniform.
The Corps met for drill and exercise. When the Prince and Princess of Wales, the Queen of Denmark arrived at the town's railway station, the Dereham Rifles attended to form a guard of honour. Wm. Earle G. Lytton Bulwer a lieutenant and captain in the Scots Fusilier Guards was commanding the Dereham Corps in 1861. In June 1867, the Corps, recorded as the 15th Corps, attended a Volunteer encampment at Hunstanton; the unit formed the tenth tent line. Dereham was the headquarters of 6th, 11th, 12th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 19th, 23rd and 24th Corps; the Right Hon. Lord Suffield was appointed Honorary Colonel on 18 May 1866; the Quebec Street drill hall opened in 1866. Dereham suffered damage during a Zeppelin air raid during the night of 8 September 1915. Damaged buildings included the headquarters of the 5th Territorial Battalion of the Norfolk Regiment at their premises on the corner of Church Street and Quebec Street; the old Vicarage was used as a Red Cross hospital. At the outbreak of war, 5 Battalion, Norfolk Regiment, kept their HQ in Quebec Street but were based in the Corn Hall, used the Masonic Hall on Norwich Road as a store, with the Assembly Rooms being used for medical inspections.
Dereham was declared a Nodal Point during the Second World War, was fortified to slow down any German invasion of the country. One surviving pill box, in the railway station yard, is preserved as a memorial by the Royal British Legion. Additional Air Ministry sidings were laid in the town 1943; the railway arrived in Dereham in 1847. A second line was opened to King's Lynn. A line from Dereham to Fakenham was opened in 1849, this line being extended to the coastal town of Wells-on-Sea by 1857; the town's railways became part of the Great Eastern Railway in 1862. Dereham had a large complex of sidings, serving local industry; the line between Dereham and Wymondham was doubled in 1882, to allow for the increasing levels of traffic. Passenger services between Dereham and Wells were withdrawn in 1964, the track between Fakenham and Wells was lifted soon after; the line from Dereham to Wymondham was returned to single track in 1965, with a passing loop at Hardingham. The line to King's Lynn was closed in 1968, the last passenger train on the Dereham-to-Wymondham line ran in 1969, although the railway remained open for freight until 1989.
Dereham labels itself "The Heart of Norfolk" owing to its
"If She Dies" is the first segment of the fifth episode of the first season from the television series The Twilight Zone. The teleplay, written by David Bennett Carren, was based on a 1982 story written by Carren for the Twisted Tales comic book. After a widowed father's only daughter is put into a coma after a car accident, he is guided by the apparition of another girl to buy an old wooden bed from an orphanage sale at a convent next door to the hospital. After purchasing the bed, he places it in his daughter's room without knowing why he has performed this action; that evening, he finds. She asks him to find "Toby" for her. Returning to the convent the next day, he learns that the girl's name was Sarah and she died of tuberculosis while sleeping in the bed he bought many decades earlier, he learns that Toby was her teddy bear. The sister at the convent who remembers Sarah is reluctant to part with the bear due to mistrust, but the father convinces her that Sarah is a ghost, that the bear is the key to bringing her soul to peace.
He is given the teddy bear and takes his daughter home from the hospital and places her into the bed he purchased on behalf of Sarah. His daughter asks for Toby before her father can explain anything. List of The Twilight Zone episodes "If She Dies" on IMDb "If She Dies" at TV.com
The RiverCity Rage were a professional indoor football team. They played home games at the Family Arena in Saint Charles, part of the metropolitan area of St. Louis, Missouri, in past seasons, played in the Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis in the 2006 season, returned to the Family Arena for the 2007 UIF season; the RiverCity Rage began play in 2001 as the St. Louis Renegades of the Indoor Professional Football League, finishing fourth in the league with a 2-11 record. After the IPFL folded, the team moved to the National Indoor Football League in 2002 and became the RiverCity Renegades; the team finished its first season in the NIFL with a 1-13 record. For 2003–2004, the team was renamed the Show-Me Believers. In the first season under the new name, the team finished with a 4-10 record that showed improvement, despite being a losing record. In 2004, the team's skill increased vastly, completed the season with a winning record for the first time at 9-5. In 2005, the team was renamed and is the RiverCity Rage.
The Rage won the 2005 East Atlantic Conference Division with a record of 10-4. With this record, the team was locked in a three-way tie for the best regular-season record; the next season, the team finished in a four-way tie for the regular season record at 13-1, advanced to the Atlantic Conference championship game, losing to the Fayetteville Guard. After the 2006 season, the Rage announced they were joining United Indoor Football for 2007; the Rage continued their membership in the United Indoor Football for 2008. In 2008, the RiverCity Rage struggled through a seven-game losing streak before winning three of their last four games to make the playoffs, they won by a last minute touchdown in a home playoff game against the Sioux City Bandits, but lost the Conference Finals on the road to the Bloomington Extreme, 33-7. In 2009, the Rage played in the Indoor Football League, a new league created out of the merger between the UIF and the Intense Football League. On August 15, 2009, the Rage lost the United Bowl to the Billings Outlaws by the score of 71-62.
Jeff Sprowls, who owns IFL team the Omaha Beef, announced about a month after the Rage's loss in the IFL Championship game that the RiverCity Rage would be ceasing operations and will not play in the 2010 season, due to financial issues in Omaha. According to the Indoor Football League website the RiverCity Rage could return in 2011, if new owners are found. In the team's final season, leading the way at quarterback was former two-time ArenaBowl champion John Dutton. Michael Pimmel – Head Coach Steve Sigmund – Offensive Coordinator Bennie Anderson – Assistant Head Coach/Line Coach Roger Farrar – Offensive Coordinator Billy Sanders – Defensive Coordinator Greg Moore – Defensive Quality Control Coach Anthony Franz – Football Operations Assistant Jeff Sprowls – Owner Robert Associate Gary Baute – Radio/Sales Associate Jeff Vernetti – Radio/Sales Associate Michell Jefferson – Director of Cheerleaders Ragey The Bull – Mascot Shawn Balint-Public Address Announcer Jeremy Clements – On Field Announcer Jayson Ameer Rasheed – GameDay Press Director Official site Rage's 2007 stats Rage's 2008 stats
Mandelsloh is a borough of Neustadt am Rübenberge in the district of Hanover, in Lower Saxony, Germany. The village is close to the river Leine in a region known as the Hanoverian Moor Geest; the basilica St. Osdag was built by Henry the Lion around 1180, it was named after the Burgundy Earl Osdag, killed during a battle against the Normans. After the fire of 1899 of the old Mandelsloh mill, a new Dutch wind mill was erected in 1906, operated by wind power until 1954 and by electricity until 1964. In 1992 it was converted for domestic purposes; the Mandelsloh Knights are a well known Inline-Skaterhockey team who became German vice champions in 2002
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars is an Australian-American military science fiction miniseries written by Rockne S. O'Bannon and David Kemper and directed by Brian Henson. Following the original series' cancellation in September 2002, it aimed to wrap up the cliffhanger and tie up some elements of the series in general, it was broadcast on 17 and 18 October 2004. Henson and others have attributed the return of Farscape to the ongoing campaign of fans. Production began in December 2003. In May 2004 the Sci-Fi Channel, now owned by NBC Universal, announced that it would run a two-episode conclusion titled Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars. Henson refers to the three hours as episodes 4.23–4.26, though the New South Wales Film Office refers to the production as a "2 × 2 hour telemovie". Production of the miniseries ended in March 2004 and, in addition to the announced airing on the Sci-Fi Channel in the US, was scheduled to be broadcast in the UK on Sky1 on 16 and 23 January 2005, by Five on 8 March.
The Peacekeeper Wars earned a 1.7 household Nielsen rating, drawing 1.96 million viewers and making the Sci-Fi channel the #1 non-sports cable network for people aged 25–54 and 18–49 for the time period over the two nights. However, the ratings were lower than those of most other Sci-Fi Channel miniseries, not a significant improvement. Early fan speculation hoped that high Nielsen ratings would prove the viability of renewing the series, but since the ratings were unexceptional, continuation was ruled out. Brian Henson has stated on many occasions that he would like to bring the Farscape saga to the big screen, but there has been no development on that front for years. In October 2005, Farscape entered syndication in the US, airing on Superstation WGN and on a variety of local, cable and broadcast affiliates, but vanished from syndication after about two years. In 2013, the channel Pivot started airing the entire series in syndication. All four years' episodes were available to Canadians and Americans on Netflix until November 2016.
On the date of the show's twentieth anniversary – March 19, 2019 – all four seasons of Farscape well as well as Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars were made available on Amazon Prime Video in the U. S. United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavian countries, several other countries around the world. Far from the water world where John Crichton and Aeryn Sun have been crystallized in the series-ending cliffhanger, a Peacekeeper fleet under the command of Scorpius and a Scarran fleet under Emperor Staleek engage in battle; the war that has now begun between the Peacekeepers and Scarrans as a result of Scorpius's unauthorized actions will be intensified over the prize to be won: John Crichton, whose mind contains the knowledge to make wormholes into weapons of mass destruction. In the meantime and Aeryn are reformed by the race that had "crystallized" them thanks to Rygel's careful retrieval of their crystallized components from the ocean floor two months after the events of "Bad Timing". Scorpius senses Crichton's revival, with Sikozu journeys to the water planet with his command carrier, withdrawing from the battle.
The water world itself turns out to be the last outpost of the Eidelons, a race who once used their empathic abilities to encourage peace. Since their homeworld of Arnessk was made uninhabitable 12,000 years before, the surviving Eidelon have forgotten how to use their abilities. Ka D'Argo reveals that the crew of Moya, their living Leviathan spaceship and revived the Eidelon on Arnessk. Two Eidelons, one a soldier, are selected to contact the revived Eidelon, they board Moya as Scorpius arrives in orbit. Noranti remains on the water world to educate the Eidelon descendants on their lost culture. Due to the ongoing war between the Peacekeepers and the Scarrans and Sikozu accompany the crew with the passcodes they will need to get out of Peacekeeper territory. Aeryn was pregnant with Crichton's child, but when she was reconstituted there was no sign of the baby, it is soon apparent that when Rygel ingested their crystallized particles, the particles comprising the unborn child remained inside him, the fetus is now growing inside him.
At the edge of Peacekeeper space, Moya is harpooned and boarded by Tragan bounty hunters hired by the Peacekeepers to search ships leaving their territory. After a firefight, the Tragans are repelled just before Moya starbursts to Arnessk. On the planet, they enter the Eidelon temple in the company of their former crewmate Jool; the Hierarch reveals that Aeryn's race, the Sebaceans, were early humans taken from Earth and genetically engineered 27,000 cycles before to act as Peacekeepers after the Eidelons had departed from an area. When the Eidelons entered suspended animation, without their moderating influence, the Peacekeepers became a militaristic expansionist empire. After the Hierarch has boarded the ship and met his descendants in the company of the former Banik slave Stark, Staleek's Scarran Decimator arrives and destroys the temple and all in it, including Jool. Moya is threatened with destruction. D'Argo and Chiana take his ship, Lo'La to seek help while the others divert the Scarrans' attention by going over to their ship.
On board Lo'La, Chiana and D'Argo examine the Decimator and discover points of weakness in the structure. However, before they can take advantage of this knowledge, the Scarrans detect Chiana and D'Argo and Lo'La is destroyed while the others are taken prisoner by the Scarrans. Floating in space, Chiana and D'Argo are rescued by his estranged son Jothee, who has arrived with a ship of Luxan
John Job Ayo Akinde is an English professional footballer who plays for League One club Gillingham. Akinde's youth career started at Tottenham, he signed for Bristol City following the first transfer decided by a fans poll, in this case by the members of MyFootballClub. Prior to playing for Bristol City, Akinde played for Ebbsfleet United where he was a graduate of the club's academy under their previous name and Northfleet. In 28 league appearances for Gravesend/Ebbsfleet, Akinde scored 10 goals, he won the FA Trophy with Ebbsfleet in the season before joining Bristol City, laying on the winning goal in the final at Wembley against Torquay United, he had two loan spells at Whitstable Town. He scored on his debut for Bristol City in a 2–2 draw against Plymouth Argyle. In the season, Akinde signed for an initial month on loan to Wycombe Wanderers, on 11 March 2009, he scored on his Wycombe debut, netting twice against Brentford in a 3–3 draw. Further goals against Barnet and Darlington led to the loan deal being extended until the end of the season.
On 13 November 2009, he returned to Wycombe Wanderers on a month's loan, this being extended to two months, but he was recalled early by Bristol City on 7 January 2010. On 1 February 2010, Akinde joined Brentford on a month's loan, making two league appearances, one of which against former loan club Wycombe Wanderers, he went out on loan for a fourth time in August 2010 when he joined Bristol Rovers in a deal scheduled to last until 5 January. In January 2011 Akinde joined Redbridge on loan until the end of the season. On 27 May 2011, newly promoted Crawley Town beat off higher league competition to sign Akinde for the 2011–12 season, he scored his first league goal for Crawley Town away to Shrewsbury Town at the New Meadow on 27 February 2012. On 17 March 2012, Akinde joined fellow League Two side Dagenham & Redbridge on loan for the remainder of the season, along with Charlie Wassmer. However, on 12 April 2012, Crawley recalled Akinde and fellow loanee Charlie Wassmer, to their push for promotion from League Two.
On 31 January 2013, Akinde was released by Crawley. On 8 February, he joined Portsmouth in a month-to-month contract, he made his debut a day against Bournemouth. Akinde was released by Portsmouth at the end of the season, after failing to score in his 11 appearances for Pompey, he signed for Alfreton Town in August 2013 on a one-year contract. He made his debut against Kidderminster Harriers before scoring a hat-trick in his second game as Alfreton beat Salisbury City 3–2. After 18 goals in 42 league games in 2013–14, Akinde joined Barnet on a two-year deal on 24 May 2014. In his first season for the club he scored 31 league goals making him the division's top goal scorer, as Barnet won the Conference Premier. In the 2015–16 season, Akinde scored 23 goals, helping the team to a 15th-placed finish and finishing as the 3rd top goal scorer in the League. At the end of the season, Akinde signed a three-year-deal. On 22 April 2017, Akinde scored his 48th English Football League goal for the Bees to become their highest-ever League goalscorer, surpassing Sean Devine's record.
He was transfer-listed by Barnet at the end of the 2017–18 season. On 6 July 2018, Akinde signed a three-year deal with League Two club Lincoln City, top scored for the Imps in the 2018-19 season as they won League Two. On 24 January 2020 he joined League One side Gillingham for an undisclosed fee, he made his debut for the club the following day in a 2–2 away league draw against Rochdale, where he provided an assist for Gillingham's second goal. Akinde is of Nigerian descent. Akinde's brother Sam has played at Ebbsfleet and Barnet; the brothers have played together at the latter two clubs. As of 24 January 2020 Wycombe Wanderers Football League Two third-place promotion: 2008–09Crawley Town Football League Two third-place promotion: 2011–12Barnet Conference Premier: 2014–15Lincoln City EFL League Two: 2018–19Individual Conference Premier Player of the Month: December 2014 Barnet Player of the Year: 2014–15, 2016–17 Barnet Player's Player of the Year: 2014–15, 2016–17 Non-League Footballer's Association Player of the Year: 2014–15 Conference Premier Team of the Year: 2014–15 PFA Team of the Year: 2018-19 League Two John Akinde profile at Alfreton Town F.
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