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Garforth

See People named Garforth. Garforth is a town in the metropolitan borough of the City of West Yorkshire, England, it sits in the Garforth and Swillington ward of Leeds City Council and the Elmet and Rothwell parliamentary constituency. As of 2011, the population of Garforth was 14,957, it is 9 miles east of Central Leeds, 16 miles south-west of York and 13 miles north of Wakefield. Garforth owes its size to expansion in the 17th and 18th centuries during which the local land-owning Gascoigne family ran several coalmines in the area; the surrounding settlements of Micklefield, Swillington and Allerton Bywater Great and Little Preston are all villages that prospered and grew as a result of the coal industry. Nowadays manufacturing and motor-vehicle repair account for more than a third of the workforce in the area. More recent expansion can be traced to a combination of overall economic success in Leeds, that Garforth is served by transport links; the A1 and M1 are minutes away, both have been linked by an extension of the M1 which passes to the west and north of the village, with two nearby access points at Junctions 46 and 47.

The M1 extension led to rapid development of commercial, light industrial and residential sites clustered around Junctions 46 and 47. The village rail link to Kippax and Castleford was closed under the Beeching Axe of the 1960s. Garforth has been home to 1st Garforth Scout Group since 1908. Garforth & District Lions Club was formed in 1972. A coal mining area, the collieries of much of east Leeds and surrounding areas closed in the 1960s, although further south mining was still strong in the 1990s and is still prevalent to some degree today. Garforth has become a commuter village of Leeds. There is a light industrial estate to the north of the village which provides some employment, such as Ginetta Cars, while the neighbouring Thorpe Business Park in Colton provides employment. Garforth's rail connections and access to the M1, A1 and M62 have made it a desirable area for commuters to live. Garforth's amenities are similar to some towns in the City such as Otley and Wetherby. Garforth has a Tesco, a Lidl supermarket, the Original Factory Shop department store, several public houses in the village centre, a Co-operative, Sainsburys Local, Costa and other shops such as newsagents, charity shops, travel agents and banks.

Garforth civic amenities include a one stop centre run by Leeds City Council. A coffee shop on Main Street functions as a social enterprise, giving its profits to projects in the village. There are a number of take away food outlets; the lively Garforth Community Choir was formed in October 2015 and meets at Garforth Academy on Wednesdays at 7.00 pm, in school term time. Garforth has ten traditional public houses, a mix of restaurants/cafes/wine bars, a number of social/affiliated clubs; the pubs are the Miller and Carter Steakhouse, the Gaping Goose, the Crusader, the Podger, Quirky Ales, the Newmarket Inn, the Bird in Hand, the Miners Arms, the Lord Gascoigne, the Fly Line, The Yard, the Briggate, the latter which takes its name from the original term for Garforth Main Street, where it is situated on the premises of the former Liberal Club. Most of the public houses sell food. A large garden centre is situated on the A63 heading out of Garforth towards Micklefield; the East Side Retail Park is a new-build retail site being built in Garforth and due to open during 2018.

There are two indoor play areas for a large skatepark. Garforth is situated on the A63, which links it with the M1 and the A1, the M62 lies close by to the south of the village. Garforth has two railway stations. Garforth railway station lies to the north of the village centre, whist East Garforth railway station, which opened in the 1980s, lies to the east of the village, both stations on the mainline route between Leeds and North Eastern England to Scotland, between Leeds and Hull and the Yorkshire coastal resorts. There are rail links to Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne and Blackpool. Garforth's bus services are provided by Arriva Yorkshire. Under proposals released on 28 January 2013, Garforth would see the High Speed 2 railway line built close to the village, running adjacent to the M1 motorway; the High Speed Line would cross the existing railway line close to Thorpe Park to the west of the village. This line would carry the spur away towards the East Coast Main Line at Church Fenton. Education establishments in Garforth include a secondary school, primary schools and a vocational performing arts college.

Garforth Academy, a secondary school and sixth form for pupils aged 11–18 is located on Lidgett Lane in Garforth. The school has over staff. Garforth Community Arts School runs the Garforth Arts Festival, a display of artistic works. Opposite Garforth Academy is the refurbished Strawberry Fields Primary School known as West Garforth Primary School. Other Garforth schools are Ninelands Primary School, Green Lane Primary Academy, East Garforth Primary Academy and St Benedict's Primary School, a Catholic school. SLP College is a further education college in Garforth, providing specialist vocational training in dance and performing arts. Founded as a dance school, it developed a full-time performing arts course and is now a course provider for the Trinity College, London professional performing arts qualifications; the college is accredited to the Council for Dance Education and Training and one of the colleges selected to

Ina, Nagano

Ina is a city located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 March 2019, the city had an estimated population of 68,177 in 27587 households, a population density of 100 persons per km²; the total area of the city is 667.93 square kilometres. In 2016, the former town of Takatō, now part of Ina, was selected as one of The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan. Ina is located in south-central Nagano prefecture, it is bordered to the east by the Akaishi Mountains, including Mount Nyukasa, Mount Nokogiri, Mount Senjō, Mount Shiomi. The Tenryū River runs through the city. Nagano Prefecture Komagane Shiojiri Suwa Chino Suwa District: Fujimi Kamiina District: Minowa, Miyada Shimoina District: Ōshika Kiso District: Kiso Yamanashi Prefecture Minami-Alps Hokuto Shizuoka Prefecture Aoi-ku, Shizuoka Per Japanese census data, the population of Ina has grown over the past 40 years; the city has a climate characterized by hot and humid summers, mild winters. The average annual temperature in Ina is 12.0 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1387 mm with September as the wettest month.

The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 24.7 °C, lowest in January, at around -0.3 °C. The area of present-day Ina was part of ancient Shinano Province; the area was part of the holdings of Takatō Domain during the Edo period and Ina developed as a jōkamachi surrounding Ina Castle and as a river port on the Tenryū River. The village of Ina was established within Ina District the creation of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889 and was raised to town status on October 15, 1897; the town of Ina merged with the villages of Tomigata, Tera and Nishiminowa to form the city of Ina on April 1, 1954. Ina annexed the village of Nishiharuchika in 1965. On March 31, 2006, Ina absorbed the town of Takatō, the village of Hase East Japan Railway Company - Iida Line Akagi - Sawando - Shimojima - Inashi - Ina-Kita Nagano Expressway National Route 152 National Route 153 National Route 361 - Beijing, China Chita, Aichi Prefecture Miyake, Tokyo Shinjuku, Tokyo Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima Iwanashiro, Fukushima Iwata, Shizuoka Prefecture Takatō Castle Media related to Ina, Nagano at Wikimedia Commons Official Website

Eleni Vitali

Eleni Vitali is a Greek popular singer and composer of Gypsy origin, active from the early 1970s. She was born in Athens on September 19, 1954 into a musical Hellenized-Gypsy family and was raised as a child living the typical Gypsy lifestyle by traveling across the country, her father, Takis Lavidas, played the santur and her mother, Lucy Karageorgiou, was a singer at festivals. In the early 1960s she began to succeed at the santur, she get in the music industry. She made her first performance in 1973, alongside Sotiria Bellou interpreting the song "Nobody can be patient", she became known with the song "My carnation", as well as through her participation in the Festival with "Manolios' at the same time. In early 1980, active in popular music working with the best of its kind. Participate in work skillfully composers and records rebetika remakes of old popular and folk songs. In 1989, Eleni Vitali recorded his "Opposite Balcony" and in 1993 "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" in its own lyrics and music by entering into a period of maturity, which in the year 2000 with the album "Spotlight" recapitulates.

She has made many appearances throughout Greece and Cyprus, while the first years of the course of doing concerts abroad singing for the Greeks abroad. In 1975 she married the musician Vangelis Xidi and in 1976 gave birth to their son Nick Xidi, known as a songwriter and producer of Greek music and discography. Songs: Eleni Vitali in Mygreek.fm Music video: Δρόμοι που αγάπησα on YouTube

John Williams (pianist)

John Thomas Williams was an American jazz pianist. Williams was born in Windsor, Vermont on January 28, 1929, he joined a local ensemble at twelve. In March 1945, he embarked on a six-month tour as a member of Mal Hallett's band, having not yet completed high school. Late in the 1940s he played with Johnny Bothwell and Teddy Kotick, at the end of the decade he relocated from Vermont to New York City. After playing a gig with Charlie Parker at the end of 1950, he served in the military during the Korean War, playing low brass in Army bands. After the war, he returned to New York, where he enrolled at the Manhattan School of Music, formed his own trio ensemble, recorded as a sideman, his associations around this time included Charlie Barnet, Stan Getz, Sal Salvador, Charlie Mariano, Cannonball Adderley, Jimmy Cleveland, Phil Woods, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Jimmy Raney, Lon Norman. Williams recorded two albums as a leader for EmArcy Records in the mid-1950s, his eponymous debut was a trio album, with bassist Bill Anthony and drummer Frank Isola, was recorded in 1954.

The follow up was a trio record, with various other musicians, was made in 1955. The two were released on one CD by Fresh Sound. Disillusioned with the jazz life in New York, Williams decided to move to Florida, where he played for a time as a pianist in Miami Beach receded from performance, he worked as a city commissioner from 1971 to 1991 and held a position in a banking firm while still playing locally. He was a regular performer at an annual music festival in Hollywood, where he played with Bob Brookmeyer, Buddy DeFranco, Terry Gibbs, Scott Hamilton. In 1987, he appeared with Spike Robinson in Florida; this appearance, plus a piece published in Jazz Journal International in 1994, "helped bring Williams back to the attention of the jazz world", he recorded two albums in the 1990s. He died on December 14 or 15, 2018. Williams was "strongly influenced by Bud Powell and Horace Silver". AllMusic described him as "Inventive, with a commanding sense of swing and a workmanlike view of the true role of the pianist in both mainstream and bop settings".

Reproduction of 1962 Jazz Monthly article on Williams

Fernie Formation

The Fernie Formation is a stratigraphic unit of Jurassic age. It is present in the western part of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin in western Alberta and northeastern British Columbia, it takes its name from the town of Fernie, British Columbia, was first defined by W. W. Leach in 1914; the Fernie Formation consists of marine sediments that were deposited in the Western Interior Seaway. Deposition took place throughout most of the Jurassic period, starting during the Hettangian stage in some parts of northeastern British Columbia and continuing until the mid-Tithonian, as determined from its fossil assemblages, including ammonites and microfossils; the sediments were sourced from the east during the deposition of the lower and middle units of the Fernie, where the coarser facies occur in the eastern part of the formation. In the uppermost Fernie, the coarsest material is found in the west, indicating a shift to sources in the west and south; the Fernie Formation is composed of brown and dark gray to black shales that range from massive with conchoidal fracture to laminated and fractured or papery.

Phosphatic sandstone and limestone, including cherty limestone, occur locally in the lower parts of the formation. The Fernie Formation reaches a maximum thickness of 400 metres near Mount Allan in Alberta, is about 70 to 150m thick, it thins toward the east. The formation is exposed in outcrops in the Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia, in the foothills and front ranges of the Canadian Rockies in southwestern Alberta, as far north as the Peace River Country in northeastern British Columbia; the Fernie Formation is conformably overlain by the Morrissey Formation in the south, by the Nikanassin Formation in central Alberta and by the Monteith Formation in northeastern British Columbia. It rests disconformably on Triassic units in the west, unconformably on upper Paleozoic units such as the Schooler Creek Group and the Montney Formation farther east; the Fernie Formation has the following subdivisions from top to base

Albert College (Belleville, Ontario)

Albert College is a co-educational independent boarding and day school located in Belleville, Canada. It is the oldest co-ed boarding independent school in Canada, the only private boarding school in Belleville. Albert College has an enrolment of 300 students from over 20 different countries; the school comprises an Early Primary Learning Centre, a Junior School, a Middle School, a Senior School. Boarding students are divided into three residences, which are Baker House, for boys in Grade 7 to 9, Graham Hall, for boys in Grade 10, 11 and 12 and Victoria Manor, for all boarding girls. Albert College is a day school, for local students, who come from Belleville, as well as the nearby communities of Picton and Kingston. Students are transported in school vans, or drive to school, every day and return home every evening. Albert College's facilities include a chapel, dining hall, a number of art rooms, a science wing. Albert College offers a wide range of co-curricular programs, specialized arts programs, Advanced Placement courses, an English Foundation Year for first-year English as a Second Language students.

In addition, ESL is offered at Albert College during the annual Summer School program. Albert College offers a number of varsity and intramural sports, including swimming, rugby, basketball and others. Albert College was founded in 1857 by the Methodist Episcopal Church as the Belleville Seminary. Due to its strong academic record, Albert College received its university charter in 1866 and was renamed Albert University in honour of Prince Albert, the Prince Consort of Queen Victoria. Albert University was an affiliate of the University of Toronto. After the Methodist Episcopal Church merged into the Methodist Church of Canada in 1884, the school federated with Victoria College. At that time, the school became a high school. In 1857, the original College was located on, it was designed to accommodate 150 residents, with classroom facilities for 400 students. It was destroyed by fire in the spring of 1917. Construction on the present Dundas Street West site began in 1923 and the new school opened in 1926, affiliated with the United Church of Canada.

When Albert College relocated, it admitted boys only. In 1934, girls were welcomed once again; the school was struck by fire again in 1980. This time, fire broke out in the girls' residence, located several blocks from the main campus; the damage was limited to the older of the two buildings that comprised the residence at the time. There were no serious injuries. A plaque was erected by the Ontario Heritage Foundation, Ministry of Citizenship and Culture, on College Hill United Church at 16 North Park Street in Belleville: Albert College features several stained glass windows, including a three light window by Robert McCausland Limited. Albert College Official website Albert College Profile By OurKids.net: Canada's Private School Guide TABS Profile Profile by The Association of Boarding Schools Waldo Edward Lovel Smith "Albert College, 1857-1957"