French Bee SAS, styled as French bee, named French Blue, is a French low-cost, long-haul airline based at Paris Orly Airport. It operates a scheduled network between worldwide leisure destinations, its head office is in parent company Groupe Dubreuil's offices in the Belleville-sur-Vie area of Bellevigny, Vendée, France. Groupe Dubreuil, the owner of Air Caraïbes, established the airline in 2016 as "French Blue"; the airline operated some long-haul flights on behalf of Air Caraïbes from 1 July 2016, before the airline's first flight from Paris Orly to Punta Cana on 10 September 2016. The airline planned to hire 400 employees within two years. In November 2017, while the airline as "French Blue" was applying with the United States Department of Transportation for a foreign air carrier permit to begin service to the country, US-based JetBlue Airways raised objections to another airline serving the country bearing the word "Blue" in its name. French Bee serves or has served the following destinations: French Bee has an interlining agreement with Alaska Airlines.
French Bee has a codeshare agreement with sister airline Air Caraïbes. As of August 2019, the French Bee fleet consists of the following aircraft: French Bee operated an Airbus A330-300, transferred to Air Caraïbes after receiving its third Airbus A350-900. Media related to French Bee at Wikimedia Commons Official website
The Scottish Football League was a league featuring professional and semi-professional football clubs from Scotland. From its foundation in 1890 until the breakaway Scottish Premier League was formed in 1998, the SFL represented the top level of football in Scotland. After 1998, the SFL represented levels 2 to 4 of the Scottish football league system. In June 2013, the SFL merged with the SPL to form the Scottish Professional Football League; the SFL was played out in a wide variety of stadiums, ranging from the stadiums of Glasgow giants Celtic and Rangers to the intimate surroundings of Cliftonhill and Dumbarton Football Stadium, with capacities of just over 2000. Stadiums marked in bold are the stadiums used during the inaugural season of the Scottish Football League http://www.scottishfootballleague.com http://www.footballgroundguide.com/scotland http://www.myfootygrounds.co.uk/ScottishGrounds.asp https://web.archive.org/web/20091222081409/http://scottish-football-historical-archive.com/ http://www.britainfromabove.org.uk Aerial views of many Scottish stadiums http://www.oldmapsonline.org Includes outlines of most Scottish stadiums on historical maps Crampsey, Robert A.
The First 100 Years Scottish Football stadium facts, figures and more at Scottish Football Ground Guide Scottish stadium information at myfootygrounds.co.uk
Jack Perrett is a Welsh indie rock and roll musician from Newport, performing live since 2014, who released his first EP in 2015. He is self linked to the This Feeling label and the Horizons Gorwelion scheme, his music has been described as "conjuring up visions of Jake Bugg, early Oasis, rock titans The Jam." Perrett had a wide ranging childhood with interests including rugby for Pill Harriers RFC, football for St. Julian's, tennis for Firbank Dale Club, he studied at Durham Road Primary School, St Julian’s High School, studied a sports degree at university. He cites his dad as an influence for finding music from a young age, surrounded by the sounds of Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, The Jam, he did not begin performing live until age 21, when he performed at St Julian’s Rugby Club, in July 2014, which he describes making without a PA system, to a sympathetic audience. Perrett made his debut with the EP "What You Saying?", its A-side titled "Me And You" was featured on ITV1’s This Morning television programme.
He draws on Britpop and Oasis influences, having busked at Liam Gallagher's debut Brixton solo gig, having performed a cover of "I Wanna Be Adored" on BBC Radio Wales in support of the One Love Manchester Charity concert. His 2017 single "In the Morning" was produced and contributed to by Steffan Pringle of Estrons, featured an appearance from Monico Blonde, it was selected for BBC Radio Wales by Janice Long, who included the song for playlist inclusion for four weeks, as well as receiving airtime from Huw Stephens nationally on BBC Radio 1. Wales Online journalist David Owens named Perrett in his "100 Greatest Welsh Songs of 2016" longlist, included another of the EP tracks, "Drunk And Stoned" in his Wales Online "Top 100 welsh songs of 2016" playlist. Perrett was named in the final six of the Aloft Hotels/Universal Music Group "Project: Aloft Star" competition, performing to industry experts including BBC Radio 1 presenter Huw Stephens, Sian Anderson of BBC Radio 1Xtra, Spector frontman Fred Macpherson.
Performing live, he is joined by a band, in the studio has been mentored by Estrons member Steffan Pringle, who works with rising Welsh musicians The Himalayas and Adwaith. In August 2018 he performed at Le Pub in support of Newport sports team Riot City Ravens; the same month, Perrett launched the single "Portlife", a Newport take on Blur's 1994 hit Parklife, through an innovative city tour which involved performances at popular local sites including Alonzi Fish Bar, Tiny Rebel's city centre brewbar, The Gallery Space at Newport Market, outside the gates of Rodney Parade, where he performed before the kick off of his boyhood football team Newport County. There, he watched the fixture against Crewe Alexandria and completed the day with gigs at The Ivy Bush bar and El Sieco's. Portlife received significant viral attention and coverage on social media after it was shared by Wales Online; the song is played at Rodney Parade during pre-match build up to Newport County home fixtures. In November 2017 he performed at the anniversary celebrations for the Newport Rising, at an event named "Newport Rising", which saw events take place in front of the Westgate Hotel, activities held by Our Chartist Heritage including film exhibits at the Riverfront Arts Centre and a reenactment march on the city centre streets.
Perrett performed at a live show at Tiny Rebel Brewbar in the city. His single "Pressure" was released in May 2019, was described as "a mouthy cousin of Jake Bugg and Oasis, has garnered comparisons to those names as well as The Stone Roses and Kasabian."Perrett performed with Horizons Gorwelion at the 2019 Great Escape Festival in Brighton. Perrett is promoted by the This Feeling label and campaign, who are backed by Liam Gallagher and The Libertines, he was named to This Feeling's "Big in 2019" list. He was named to the 2019 Horizons Gorwelion list, backed by BBC Cymru Wales, Arts Council of Wales, presenter/curator Bethan Elfyn. Jack Perrett - guitar and vocals Live band Morgan Wicks - drums Dan Burridge - bass Rhys Jones - bass Production Steffan Pringle Music of Newport Horizons Gorwelion Jack Perrett on Facebook Jack Perrett on Twitter
Jeron Wilson is an American regular-footed professional skateboarder. Wilson was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, United States. Wilson started skating around the age of nine. Jeron Wilson grew up skating with many skaters but the most notable are Weston Correa and Ethan Fowler. At that time, the trio skated for Blue Alliance Skate Shop in Chatsworth California. Although Blue Alliance was a small shop, it was well known as the team always competed in the Powell Quarter Master tournaments, held at the Powell Peralta Skate Park in Goleta, California. At the young age of 13, Jeron was known in the valley for his skills on the skateboarding, including his incredible "pop." Wilson displayed incredible control over his skateboard at a young age. He was one of the first skaters to master the switch 360 flip which remained one of his signature tricks throughout his career. Wilson met professional skateboarder, Salman Agah, who saw his potential and helped Jeron become part of the Real skateboards team.
Wilson's talent was recognized by professional skateboarder, Tim Gavin, Wilson subsequently became a member of the Blind skateboards team. The Blind Skateboard team was one of the best in the business, including talented skaters such as Guy Mariano and Henry Sanchez. Wilson made his debut on the Blind team in a Plan B video part that included a "friends" section that featured the Blind team. After the demise of World Industries, Wilson was recruited to skate for Girl Skateboards. With the help of Tim Gavin, Wilson obtained a shoe sponsorship with DVS Shoes; as of 2012, Wilson is no longer sponsored by DVS Shoes and is a part of owner of the Diamond skateboard/streetwear brand—founder, Nick Tershay, has stated that a Diamond shoe line will be launched
Rail transport in Singapore consists of a passenger urban rail transit system spanning the entire city-state: a rapid transit system collectively known as the Mass Rapid Transit system operated by the two biggest public transport operators SMRT Trains and SBS Transit, as well as several Light Rail Transit rubber-tyred automated guideway transit lines operated by both companies. In addition, local specialised light rail lines are in operation in places such as the Singapore Changi Airport and Sentosa. A short remaining section of the railway built during the British colonial period is connected to the Malaysian rail network, is operated by Malaysian railway company Keretapi Tanah Melayu; the Singapore section of the railway now serves only inter-city passenger services. Two other international rail connections are planned: the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail and the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System. Although Singapore is not a member of the International Union of Railways given the nature of Singapore as a city-state and its lack of a national railway proper, SMRT Corporation, SBS Transit and the Land Transport Authority are members of the International Association of Public Transport.
SMRT Corporation is a member of the Community of Metros benchmarking group. The first railway in Singapore was a steam railway dating back to 1877, used by the Tanjong Pagar Dock Company to "aid the labour of unloading vessels"; the foundations for the first tramway in Singapore were first laid in 1882 with the formation of the London-based Singapore Tramway Company following an approval under the 1882 Tramways Ordinance to construct five steam tramway lines across Singapore Town. On 8 December 1883, the Singapore Tramway Company launched a prospectus to construct and build tramways for the transport of passengers and goods in Singapore; the first rails were laid on 7 April 1885, the first regular service from Tanjong Pagar to Johnston's Pier began on 3 May 1886. The tramway was operated using 16 0-4-0ST steam tram engines from Kitson and Company and double-deck passenger trailer cars. However, the tramway proved to not be competitive against other modes of transport like the rickshaws and was discontinued in 1894.
The first electric railways in Singapore began in 1891 as a 180 feet-long demonstration line built along New Harbour by Charles Buckley with anticipation that an electric tramway between the Town and Kranji be built eventually. Several distinguished figures, including the Sultan of Johore were invited to witness the experiment and the Sultan rode on a makeshift tramcar up and down the line; this was followed by the Kranji Electric Line built near the residence of the Johore Sultan in 1892. Despite initial positive reception on the opening of the Line, little materialised out of the demonstrations. Plans to build a railway line through Singapore to service the New Harbour had been mooted as early as 1869 by Engineer W. J. du Port of the Tanjong Pagar Dock Company but the project to build a railway line was only approved by Governor Charles Bullen Hugh Mitchell only in 1899 after Governor Cecil Clementi Smith raised the need for it in an 1889 Legislative Council meeting. Construction works were initiated, with the groundbreaking ceremony held on 16 April 1900.
Chinese labour was employed principally. C. E. Spooner, general manager of the Federated Malay States Railway, was appointed the supervisor of the project. At a total cost of $1,967,495, the Singapore-Kranji Railway, running from Singapore to Kranji, was completed in 1903; the first section was launched on 1 January 1903. It stretched from Singapore station at Tank Road to Bukit Timah and consisted of four stations along the line: Singapore, Newton and Bukit Timah. According to a newspaper report the following day, “a total of 557½ passengers were carried” on the opening day; the second section, which extended the line to Woodlands, was completed three months when the Woodlands station was opened on 10 April 1903. In 1903, there were a total of 426,044 passengers. By 1905, this had increased to 525,553. Soon after, work began on the extension of the railway line from a point near Tank Road where a new through station was built in 1906/7 to the wharves at Pasir Panjang; the extension was completed and opened on 21 January 1907.
With the extension, the stations along the line were Woodlands, Bukit Panjang, Bukit Timah, Cluny, Tank Road, Borneo Wharf and Pasir Panjang. Rolling stock-wise, the railway used four 4-4-0 steam locomotives from Hunslet Engine Company and in 1907, acquired another two of such engines; the Singapore-Kranji Railway ran nine trains every day: six through-trains between Woodlands and Tank Road and three trains stopping at Bukit Timah. The last train of the day left Tank Road for Bukit Timah at 6.40 pm. By 1904, there were eight runs per day with all trains running between Tank Woodlands. At a speed of 16 to 29 km/h, trains now took 54 to 55 minutes to reach Woodlands from the Town as opposed to two hours on other transport modes like the bullock cart, horse carriage or rickshaw. Meanwhile, tramways were experiencing a construction boom across many urban areas following improvements for electric tramways by Frank J. Sprague in 1888. With high hopes of exporting the electric tram beyond domestic markets, Singapore Tramways Ltd was established in 1901 to build an electric tramway for Singapore.
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Mark Vaiao is a former Samoa international rugby league footballer who played as a prop, second-row or lock in the 1990s and 2000s. He played at club level for the Otahuhu Leopards, Canterbury Bulldogs, Sydney Roosters, Easts Tigers, South Sydney Rabbitohs, Leigh Centurions, Wynnum Manly in the Queensland Cup, Castleford Tigers and the Norths Devils in the Queensland Cup. Vaiao played for Samoa at the 2000 World Cup, he was named in the Samoa training squad for the 2008 World Cup but did not make the final side. Vaiao is married to Jayne Vaiao