Frome is a town and civil parish in eastern Somerset, England. Located at the eastern end of the Mendip Hills, the town is built on uneven high ground, centres on the River Frome; the town is 13 miles south of Bath, 43 miles east of the county town, Taunton and 107 miles west of London. In the 2011 census, the population was given as 26,203; the town is the largest in the Mendip district of Somerset and is part of the parliamentary constituency of Somerton and Frome. In April 2010 a large hoard of third-century Roman coins was unearthed in a field near the town. Frome was one of the largest towns in Somerset until the Industrial Revolution, was larger than Bath from AD 950 until 1650; the town first grew due to the cloth industry. The town was enlarged during the 20th century but retains a large number of listed buildings, most of the centre falls within a conservation area; the town acts as an economic centre for the surrounding area. It provides a centre for cultural and sporting activities, including the annual Frome Festival and Frome Museum.
A number of notable individuals were born in, or have lived in, the town. In 2014, Frome was called the "sixth coolest town" in Britain by The Times newspaper. Frome was shortlisted as one of three towns in the country for the 2016 Urbanism Awards in the'Great Town Award' category. In its 2018 report on the "Best places to live in the UK", the Sunday Times listed Frome as the best in the South West. In April 2019, Time Out listed Frome among 15 of the best weekend breaks from London. Finds from Whatley Quarry near Mells suggest the presence of late Pleistocene man. Neolithic bowl barrows have been located in nearby Trudoxhill. At Murtry Hill, just 3 km to the north-west of Frome, a Neolithic long barrow 35m long by 19m wide was located with substantial upright stones, a'chest' burial and cremation urns. Within Frome itself, another long barrow was found, with pottery and a standing stone. Others from the Bronze Age have been identified in Berkley to the north-east and near Nunney to the south-west.
Iron Age hill forts lie to the east. There is some limited evidence of Roman settlement in the area; the remains of a villa were found in the village of 3 miles to the west of Frome. Another villa is suggested at Selwood. Southill House in Cranmore, 10 miles southwest, has evidence of a villa with a hypocaust. Two villas have been surveyed in the Hemington area, 3 miles to the north-west of Frome, alongside other sites and boundaries. Iron Age forts in the area were re-occupied by the Roman military: Tedbury. A Roman road ran from the west of the Mendips passing south of Frome en route to Old Sarum and Clausentum or to Moriconium for the export of lead and silver from mines in the Mendips. Part of a Romano-British sculpted head and part of a Roman road surface were found near Clink, Frome: linked to a Roman road running south from Aquae Sulis, but this has been traced only as far as Oldford Farm, just 2 miles north of Frome. Just to the southeast is Friggle Street, suggestive of a Roman road. In April 2010, the Frome Hoard, one of the largest-ever hoards of Roman coins discovered in Britain, was found by a metal detectorist.
The hoard of 52,500 coins dated from the third century AD and was found buried in a field near the town, in a jar 14 inches below the surface. The coins were excavated by archaeologists from the Portable Antiquities Scheme, some are now on display in the British Museum; the find was the subject of a BBC TV programme Digging for Britain in August 2010. Another hoard of 250 Dubonnic coins in an urn were found when ploughing near Nunney in 1860. Other coins continue to be found in Roman of various emperors and Byzantine; the name Frome comes from the Brythonic word *frāmā meaning fair, fine or brisk and describing the flow of the river. A church built by St. Aldhelm in 685 is the earliest evidence of Saxon occupation of Frome. Aldhelm was a member of cousin to King Cenwealh; the name was first recorded in 701 when Pope Sergius gave permission to Bishop Aldhelm to found a monastery "close to the river, called From". The Saxon kings appear to have used Frome as a base from. In 934 a witenagemot was held there, indicating that Frome must have been a significant settlement, with a royal palace.
The charter names a Welsh sub-king, sixteen bishops and twenty five ministers, all called by Æthelstan, now regarded as the first king of England. Æthelstan's half-brother, King Eadred, died in Frome on 23 November 955. At the time of the Domesday Survey, the manor was owned by King William, was the principal settlement of the largest and wealthiest hundred in Somerset. Over the following years, parts of the original manor were spun off as distinct manors. By the 13th century, the Abbey had bought up some of the other manors and was exploiting the profits from market and trade in the town. Local tradition asserts that Frome was a medieval borough, the reeve of Frome is mentioned in
Wojciech Jastrzębowski was a Polish scientist and inventor, professor of botanic, physics and horticulture at Instytut Rolniczo-Leśny in Marymont in Warsaw. He was one of the fathers of ergonomics. Jastrzębowski was born in Szczepkowo-Giewarty, Janowo parish, near Mława, on 19 April 1799, he was a member of a Polish noble family that originated from the village of Janowiec-Jastrząbki in the Janowiec Kościelny on Pobożany parish, under the coat of arms of Pobóg. His father, Maciej Jastrzębowski, married Marianna Leśnikowska, heiress of part of Szczepkowo-Giewarty. Soon after the wedding he moved to his wife’s estate. Jastrzębowski passed his maturity examination at the Warsaw Lyceum, he participated in the November Uprising. He was the creator of the sundial at Warsaw Lyceum as well as the creator of “Jastrzębowski Compass” – a device that allows sundials to be set in any place under any circumstances, he was a pioneer of ergonomics. Jastrzębowski became a member of the Warsaw Society of Friends of Learning, as well as a member of the Cracow Science Society, the Agricultural Society in Kielce and Lvov Agricultural Society.
He was the honorary member of the Poznań Society of Friends of Learning. He was the creator of Zakład Praktyki Leśnej, the first institution for the improvement of professional performance of woodsman and gamekeepers, in Feliksów near Brok. In 2004 a monument in Jastrzębowski's honour was erected in Brok. Jastrzębowski married Aniela z had five daughters and two sons, his grandson named Wojciech Jastrzębowski, was an artist, senator of the Second Polish Republic, professor. Jastrzębowski died in Warsaw on 30 December 1882. During the battle at Olszynka Grochowska in defence of Warsaw in 1831, Wojciech Jastrzębowski formulated a document which may be described as a project of the first constitution of Europe united as one republic without internal borders, with unified judicial system and institutions consisting of representatives of all nations; the document was named ‘About the everlasting peace between the nations’, consisted of 77 articles. It was published on 3 May 1831 on the anniversary of the Constitution of 3 May 1791.
In his text he suggested that all nations should renounce their freedom and become enslaved with the laws, all monarch should be henceforth the guardians and executors of these laws and should not be referred to with no other title than fathers of nations. In Mazovian Voivodeship one may find a cycling path named after Jastrzębowski, it stretches from Ostrów Mazowiecka to Brok. Rys ergonomji czyli nauki o pracy, opartej na prawdach poczerpniętych z Nauki Przyrody. Traktat o Wiecznym Przymierzu Miedzy Narodami Ucywilizowanymi - Konstytucja dla Europy. List of biologists Ergonomics Ergonomia-polska.com Website of Akademia Rolnicza in Szczecin devoted to ergonomy Personal description of Wojciech Jastrzębowski Image of Olszynka Grochowska Personal description of W. B. Jastrzębowski
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The General Directorate of Security or DGS was a Portuguese criminal police body between 1969 and 1974. Although their duties include, in addition to state security, the supervision of foreigners, border control, the fight against illegal trafficking of migrants the DGS was a secret police responsible for repression and without judicial control, of all forms of political opposition to the Estado Novo; the DGS was created in 1969 to succeed to the International and State Defense Police, by Decree-Law no. 49 401, of November 24, 1969, of the government of Marcello Caetano. It was disbanded in the continent and islands in 1974, following the Revolution of April 25, by Decree-Law no. 171/74 of April 25. In overseas territories it continued to exist until 1975, with the designation of "Military Intelligence Police". In 1974, the General Directorate for Security was organized as follows: Directorate Director-General Subdirector-General Inspector-Supervisors Superior Technical Council Board of the Director-General Board of Administrators 1st Directorate Information and Counter-Information Division Telecommunications Division File Section 2nd Directorate Division of Investigation Technical Divisions Prison Section Litigation National Office of Interpol 3rd Directorate Division of Foreigners Border Division 4th Directorate Division of Personnel Division of General Services Accounting Section Treasury Section General Archive Secretariat of Defense of War Facilities and Material Technical School Delegations Subdelegations Surveillance Posts Border posts PIDE Documentation of PIDE/DGS in the National Archive
Cambrian Hall is a private schools located in the district of Dehradun, now the capital of Uttarakhand state in India. Cambrian Hall is co-educational English Medium School, it is certified by the Council for New Delhi. Cambrian Hall is located close to the Indian Military Academy and Forest Research Institute of India. Founded in 1954 by Col. Shashi Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana, the school is now run by a board, which comprises members of the founding family and prominent citizens. Today, the School has 1500 boys and girls studying in Cambrian School and has attached hostels, sports arena's and grounds; the school has Jodha Block and Doutre Block. Jodha block houses 8th to 12th grades and has equipped modern laboratories for Computer Sciences, Chemistry and Home Sciences; the Doutre Block houses 3rd to an Art room, Junior Library and a computer sciences lab. There is a separate block for 2nd grade. There is an Experimental block has Open Air Theatre, Dance room and music rooms and the Senior Library.
The school has a large auditorium that can accommodate 1000 students. The hostel for boarders is called the Shashi Block; the hostel have a hygienic kitchen. Students are provided accommodation in dormitories according to House Colours; the Principal, Vice-Principal, Estate Supervisor, Kitchen in-charges and house masters live in the same campus but in separate quarters. Sports play an integral role in the manifestation of a child's character. School arranges for a wide range of games for students like Hockey, Cricket, Basket Ball, Volley Ball, Cross Country, Athletics, P. T. Gymnastics and Table Tennis. Bipin Rawat, (Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army Rajesh Kumar Udita Goswami Shruti Ulfat Anurag Arora Official Website Alumni http://www.euttaranchal.com/education/schools/cambrian-hall-school.php
WWIZ is a commercial FM radio station in West Middlesex, United States, serving the Youngstown, Ohio market broadcasting at 103.9 MHz with an oldies format. It is one of seven radio stations in the Youngstown market owned by Cumulus Broadcasting with studios in "The Radio Center" in Youngstown. On March 31, 2017, WWIZ began stunting with a loop of The Moody Blues' “Nights in White Satin” and The Royal Guardsmen's “Snoopy vs. the Red Baron”, with just a legal ID between the songs. The following day at Noon, the station flipped to classic hits as "Z104" using Westwood One's "Good Time Oldies" satellite feed. On October 25, 2019, WWIZ dropped its oldies format and began stunting with Christmas music, branded as "Christmas 104", garnering extra attention as it was the first station in the country to flip to Christmas music for the holiday season. On January 1, 2020 WWIZ ended its Christmas music stunt and returned to its previous oldies format, branded as "Z104". Z104 Online Query the FCC's FM station database for WWIZ Radio-Locator information on WWIZ Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WWIZ