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Heartbeat (British TV series)

Heartbeat is an English police drama series set in 1960s North Riding of Yorkshire based on the "Constable" series of novels written by ex-policeman Peter N Walker, under the pseudonym Nicholas Rhea, broadcast on ITV in 18 series between 1992 and 2010. It was made on location. Heartbeat first aired on Friday 10 April 1992; the 372nd and final episode aired on Sunday 12 September 2010. Heartbeat proved popular from the beginning, when early series drew over 10 million viewers. In 2001, Heartbeat came sixth in the UK TV ratings list with a peak audience of 13.82 million, it was sixth again in 2003, with 12.8 million viewers. In autumn 2008, typical viewing figures were around 6 million per episode. Conceived as a vehicle for Nick Berry, on whom early series centred, the show has seen many characters come and go over the years. Derek Fowlds and William Simons were the only main-cast actors who remained with the show over its entire 18-series run. Heartbeat is set in the 1960s. Although the specific timeframe is vague, various episodes appear to correspond to events between 1964 and 1969.

For the series transmitted between 1992 and 1999, the setting corresponded with the date 30 years before. After 1999 the series was frozen in 1969; the series revolves around the work of a group of police officers in the fictional town of Ashfordly and the village of Aidensfield in the North Riding of Yorkshire. The series was based on the'"Constable"' books written by former policeman Peter Walker, under the pen-name Nicholas Rhea; the title Heartbeat was chosen to represent "the bobby's beat and the medical connotations of the word'heart'". The show was a starring vehicle for ex-EastEnders actor Nick Berry, cast as PC Nick Rowan, the Aidensfield policeman newly arrived from London with his wife Kate, a doctor. Berry sings Heartbeat's theme song — the Buddy Holly song of the same name. Berry's recording reached number 2 on the UK singles chart in 1992. In series, the role of the village policeman continued to be central to the storyline but the main cast were listed in alphabetical order in the opening credits, reflecting the show's evolution into an ensemble drama.

In the 2005 series no fewer than twelve regular actors had their names and faces included in the opening credits— at the time a record for any British series. In series 18 this had increased to thirteen; the record has since been broken by Holby City, which during the stages of its 2009–10 series had sixteen regular actors appearing and listed in the opening credits. The show features political storylines, though occasional references to the counterculture movement are made during some episodes. Sixties pop music is prominent; some 1970s records appear anachronistically, such as the Hollies' 1974 song "The Air That I Breathe", Led Zeppelin's "Black Dog" or Pink Floyd's 1971 instrumental "One of These Days." The series 17 finale "You Never Can Tell" is accompanied by the Flying Pickets' 1983 song "Only You", an episode which featured a guest appearance by the band's lead singer Brian Hibbard. Although its storylines involved serious crime and human tragedy series of Heartbeat dealt with these themes in a cosy and comfortable manner compared to more modern TV police dramas, much of the grittiness and social realism of the early series disappeared, though "Another Little Piece Of My Heart" was preceded by a viewer discretion warning for "containing scenes of domestic violence".

The first series dealt with the experiences of a young married couple, PC Nick Rowan and Doctor Kate Rowan, arriving in a small North Riding village after living in London. Both faced initial suspicion from the villagers, but over the course of the series came to be accepted as part of the community; the stories focused entirely on the experiences of the two main characters. The build-up to the wedding of Sandra and Alan, two youngsters from the village, provided a running thread through the first series; however and Alan were never seen, or mentioned, after the first series. Once the characters had settled in, subsequent series focused more on criminal and medical storylines, with a greater role for the other policemen at the Ashfordly station, who had appeared in the first series but only as quite minor supporting characters. Various new characters were introduced along the way, such as Gina Ward, who would become landlady of the Aidensfield Arms village pub, Bernie Scripps and proprietor of the Aidensfield Garage, David Stockwell, hired hand and taxi/lorry driver.

During the filming of series 4 Niamh Cusack, who played Dr Rowan, became pregnant. In attempts to keep her to continue with the series the show's producers offered to write a new child character into the storyline. Before filming for series 5 began Cusack decided that the prospect of motherhood meant it was time for her to leave the cast of Heartbeat and hence her character was "killed off" in 1995. After Kate's death from leukaemia, Nick Rowan gained teacher Jo Weston; the two married and emigrated to Canada, the central role of local Aidensfield bobby subsequently changed hands several times—as did the role of Aidensfield doctor. These and numerous other changes to the cast that took place over eightee


Janspeed Technologies Ltd is an automotive performance tuning company, specialising in exhaust systems. The company was founded in 1962 by János Ódor. With a workforce of 74 employees, Janspeed works with many luxury and performance car makers including Aston Martin and Bentley; as well as customer products, Janspeed has been a race car preparation business, which has among others, built works Datsun and Nissan vehicles for the British Touring Car Championship and DTM. In 1956 János Ódor emigrated from Hungary to Britain and after an apprenticeship with Downton Engineering, founded his company as Janspeed Engineering Ltd in Salisbury in October 1962. Specialising in exhausts and performance parts for the BMC Mini, Janspeed soon expanded to providing turbocharging units and other equipment designed to fit Vauxhall and Ford vehicles. Janspeed fabricates performance exhausts for a multitude of leading car makers. After gaining Tier 1 & 2 supplier status, Janspeed now focuses on larger volume OEM projects.

In previous years, Janspeed catered to bespoke orders and designs and supplied individual exhaust parts such as downpipes and manifolds. The company provided turbocharger applications and conversion kits for many different car makers; as well as providing performance parts for road users, the company has a long established association with motor racing. Janspeed was contracted by British Leyland in 1968 to prepare cars for the London to Sydney Marathon. Following this, Janspeed gained a contract from Datsun and built works cars for the Avon Tour of Britain in 1973. Success followed in'75 and'76 with Datsun Sunny's winning the Dutch Touring Car Championship. In 1990, Janspeed built the Nissan Skyline GTR to Group N specifications for endurance racing, winning the 24 Hours of Spa and 24 Hours of Nurburgring races. Building on their partnership with Nissan, Janspeed was awarded the works contract to build the Nissan Primera for the British Touring Car Championship starting in 1991; the BTCC had just undergone a major rule change making the series open only to cars of 2.0 engine displacement in an attempt to eliminate homologation specials and attract manufacturer support, better known as the Super Touring regulations.

Nissan decided to join the series full-time. János was installed as the team principal, Alan Heaphy as the team manager, their drivers were ex-Formula 1 driver Julian Bailey partnering Jan's son Kieth O'Dor and with sponsorship from Castrol oils, the cars had potential but required a lot of development work. Kieth finished 17th in the standings that season. Kieth was partnered in 1992 first by Andy Middlehurst and James Weaver, results were better. O'Dor improved to finish 12th, however the year ended in a huge accident at the TOCA Shootout at Donington, when O'Dor's Primera vaulted the fencing at the Old Hairpin. 1993 was a much better season. O'Dor was paired with triple BTCC champion Win Percy and the car was much improved. Kieth took a brace of podium places before a breakthrough maiden win at the British Grand Prix support round at Silverstone with Percy second. Kieth finished 6th overall at season's end; the Janspeed Nissan used a gearbox developed by David Brown David Brown Ltd.. The following season was a struggle.

The other manufacturers were starting to invest millions of pounds into the series, although the team was now sponsored by Old Spice and employed Eric van der Poele, the cars were off the pace. At the end of the year Nissan pulled out of the BTCC to concentrate on the STW in Germany; this caused Janspeed to leave the series. Nissan rejoined the series in 1996 as a semi works team run by Andy Rouse and run by RML with great success. Janspeed moved to the STW Cup for the 1995 season, with their 1994 driver line up of Kieth and van der Poele, running under the BMS Scuderia Italia banner; the season started promisingly despite being overshadowed by Audi. Kieth won the first race of the day at AVUS late in the season, but during the second race suffered a spin was hit in the side of the car by Frank Biela's Audi; the impact critically injured O'Dor and he died that evening. Http://

Senkwasi Irrigation Scheme

Senkwasi Irrigation Scheme is a cultivated area in Gwesela West 55.5 km northwest of Kwekwe in Chief Gwesela's area of jurisdiction. It is 14.6 km northeast of Zhombe Joel. Senkwasi is sometimes called Sengwasi or Senkwazi; the place was named after Senkwasi River, the main contributor into the Senkwasi Dam. Senkwasi Dam is just 300 metres south on coordinates -18.57925° and 29.44065° Senkwasi is one of the 2 working irrigation schemes in Zhombe. The larger of the two is Ngondoma Irrigation Scheme near Empress Mine. However, in the original Zhombe Communal Land there are two more irrigation schemes. Senkwasi Scheme is one of the 17 irrigation schemes in the Midlands Province, it has 40 plot holders. The fields are watered by canal water ferried by an electric-engine pump from Senkwasi Dam. There are several hand-driven boreholes along the west end of the scheme; the irrigation scheme has become not so viable of late because of the regular load shedding by the national electric power authority, ZESA.

Farmers here use surface irrigation in which they siphon water from the lateral canal and flood the furrows that run between crop rows. All the fields are subdivided such that farmers could use furrows, borderstrips or basins depending on water pressure; when the electric engine is down farmers use the various hand-driven boreholes to water portions of their lots manually. In times like these they adopt localized irrigation where water is distributed under low pressure through pipes of various lengths and size. Empress Mine13.5 km north. Bearing 1°. Navhata Primary School 7 km North Bearing 6°. ST FAITH Primary School3.7 km South SW Bearing 207° ST PAULS Primary School5.5 km East Bearing 82°

Anders Askevold

Anders Askevold was a Norwegian painter, best known for his landscapes and animal paintings. Anders Monsen Askevold was born in Sunnfjord, Norway, he was the second oldest of ten siblings. His father was a teacher, his early training started at the age of thirteen in Bergen under landscape painter Hans Leganger Reuch. He continued his studies in Paris and Munich. Askevold stayed for 3 years, he trained in Düsseldorf under Hans Gude from 1855 until 1859. Askevold did some commissions for several altarpieces in Norway including the Askvoll church in 1859, he was known as a member of the Düsseldorf school of painting with others like Adelsteen Normann. From 1861 to 1866 he was in Paris. In 1866 Askevold settled in Bergen. After this he moved back to Düsseldorf where he would spend his winters in Germany and his summers in Norway, his paintings were shown at numerous international exhibitions, including world exhibitions in London, Paris and and Philadelphia. In Vienna and Philadelphia, he was honored with medals.

In 1884, in London he won the gold medal. Askevold died in 1900 in Düsseldorf. A monument was erected in his honor by the municipality of Askvoll during 1934. Both the National Museum of Art and Design in Oslo and Bergen Billedgalleri have notable collections of his art. A painting by Askevold sold for over £5,000 in 2009. Malmanger, Magne One Hundred Years of Norwegian Painting" ISBN 978-8290744064 Bukowski Auktioner AB

Azra Erhat

Azra Erhat was a Turkish author, academician, classical philologist, translator. A pioneer of Turkish Humanism, Azra Erhat is well known for her published works, including many translations into Turkish from the classical literature of Ancient Greece. Azra Erhat was born on 4 June 1915 in Istanbul, her parents were Nakibe Hanım. Nakibe and her sister, were the children of Fatma Hanım and Fadıl Bey. Fadil Bey was born in Thessaloniki, where he completed his primary and secondary education before traveling to Istanbul, where he graduated from law school. Working as a lawyer while splitting his time between Istanbul and Thessaloniki and his wife, Fatma settled down in Buyukada Island, Istanbul Province, in 1923; the period of Azra Erhat’s birth was a time of upheaval, coinciding with the occupation of Constantinople by British and Italian forces. She moved with her parents to Izmir in 1922 and to Vienna, Austria in 1924, when her father's work was transferred there. Erhat received two years of primary education in Volksschule, before her father's work necessitated another move, this time to Brussels, Belgium.

There she completed primary school and attended Emile Jacqmain High School where she gained a strong interest in literature while studying French, Flemish and Ancient Greek. When Erhat's father died in 1932, Azra stayed in Brussels at a friend's home to complete high school while her family moved back to Istanbul. Finishing with the highest achievement level -, she rejoined her family in Istanbul. In 1934 Azra entered the Istanbul University Faculty of Arts degree, where her most influential instructor was the Austrian romance philologist and prolific literary critic, Leo Spitzer. Introducing Erhat to Professor George Rodhe of Ankara University in 1936, Spitzer recommended Azra for a student-assistant position translating Rodhe's lessons from French, German and Greek content into Turkish. On September 1, 1936, Erhat accepted the offer and transferred to the newly inaugurated Department of Classical Philology of the Faculty of Languages and Geography at Ankara University. Working as a student-translator-assistant up to and beyond graduation in 1939, she continued as an assistant in the University's Department of Classical Philology and became an associate professor in 1946.

During this same period, Azra worked in the Translation Office established by Minister of Education Hasan Ali Yücel with fellow Turkish Humanism pioneers Sabahattin Eyüboğlu, Vedat Günyol, Orhan Burian, Saffet Korkut, establishing close friendships with them. In 1945, separately and together with Orhan Veli, she translated and published many works from Homer, Aristophanes and Plato. With the departure of Hasan Ali Yücel as Turkey’s minister of education following the 1946 elections, the political atmosphere began changing in the Department of Education. In 1948, during a cleansing of left-leaning thinkers and fellow faculty members, including Pertev Naili Boratav, Behice Boran, Adnan Cemgil, Niyazi Berkes, were dismissed from Ankara University. Returning to Istanbul, Erhat continued working from 1949 to 1955 as a translator, an art critic, news reporter, when she received a position with the Turkish daily newspaper, where she worked until 1956. From 1956 until her retirement in 1975, Erhat worked in the library of the United Nations' International Labour Organization Near and Middle East Center.

In 1971, Sabahattin Eyüboğlu, Vedat Günyol were arrested and charged with violating Article 141 of the Turkish Criminal Code during the coup d’etat of March 12 1971 Turkish military memorandum. Detained for 4 months in the Maltepe Military Prison and her companions were released in the first legal session. While she was unable to work throughout the one and a half years until her lawsuit was closed, the ILO supported Erhat and protected her staff; the years between 1956 and 1982 are considered Erhat's most creative and prolific period, with the publication of many literary works during this time. Individual works and others she collaborated on with Sabahattin Eyüboğlu were published in New Horizons Magazine. In collaboration with Ibrahim Abdulkadir Mericboyu, alias/pen-name A. Kadir, Erhat translated Homer's Iliad, winning the Habib Törehan Science Award in 1959 for Volume 1, the Turkish Language Institution Translation Award in 1961 for Volume 3. Erhat's translation of Homer's Odyssey was published in 1970, her Dictionary of Mythology was published in 1972, her Ph.

D. thesis provided the material published in collaboration with Cengiz Bektaş in 1978 entitled and Poetry on Sappho. Azra Erhat occasionally wrote under the pseudonym Ayşe Nur. On September 6, 1982, after unsuccessful treatment in London for cancer, Azra Erhat died in Istanbul at age 67, her body was buried at the Bülbüldere Cemetery in Istanbul. Following Erhat’s death, her books were endowed to Anadolu University, with a collection created in her memory. In 1983, in honor of Erhat’s significant contribution to Classical Literature translations, Yazko a Turkish journal of translation, began offering a literary award in her name. Azra Erhat’s translations of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey are still primary sources of classical literature in Turkey today. Drawn from Erhat’s distinctive humanism gained “from local values and bridges between Western cultures and Anatolian cultures,” her language and writing style “provides a simple and und

C. J. Wilcox

Brian Craig "C. J." Wilcox is an American professional basketball player for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA G League. The 6 ft 5 in shooting guard played high school basketball at Pleasant Grove High School before going on to complete four years at the University of Washington, he was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers with the 28th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. Wilcox was raised by his grandmother in Eastman, Georgia while his father, was away attending BYU. In 1995, at the age of 4, Wilcox moved from Georgia to Utah to live with his father; as a youth, Wilcox played Amateur Athletic Union basketball in the state of Utah. As early as the seventh grade, Wilcox starred alongside Tyler Haws on an AAU team called the Wildcats. Both Wilcox and Haws went on to play together on the Salt Lake City Metro. Wilcox attended Pleasant Grove High School in Pleasant Grove, Utah where he starred alongside his cousin, LeSean, who went on to play for Salt Lake Community College from 2009 to 2011; as a freshman in 2005–06, he averaged 15.2 points per game, while as a sophomore in 2006–07, he averaged 23.7 points per game.

As a junior in 2007–08, Wilcox averaged 23.7 points, six rebounds, 2.2 steals and two blocks per game. Wilcox was recruited by Utah, BYU, Utah State, San Diego University, Florida State, Iowa State, Cal-Berkley and others. In November 2008, he signed a National Letter of Intent to play college basketball at the University of Washington; as a senior in 2008–09, Wilcox averaged 22.2 points per game as he was named to the Region 4 first team. Considered a three-star recruit by, Wilcox was listed as the No. 24 shooting guard and the No. 108 player in the nation in 2009. On February 12, 2016, Wilcox had his #23 jersey retired by Pleasant Grove High School, becoming the first player in school history to receive the honor. In November 2009, the Washington Huskies announced. In his freshman season at Washington in 2010–11, Wilcox was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman team. In 33 games, he averaged 2.1 rebounds in 15.8 minutes per game. In his sophomore season, Wilcox was an Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 selection after his 73 three-pointers ranked 5th most in UW single-season history and moved to fifth all-time in UW history with 136 three-pointers.

In 32 games, he averaged 3.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 28.5 minutes per game. In June 2012, he attended Kevin Durant's Skills Academy. In his junior season, Wilcox earned second-team All-Pac-12 honors after scoring 570 points in 2012–13, the 11th highest UW single-season total. In 34 games, he averaged 16.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.1 blocks in 34.8 minutes per game. In his senior season, Wilcox earned second-team All-Pac-12 honors for the second straight year after scoring 587 points in 2013–14, tying for the eighth highest UW single-season total, he was named first-team all-district by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the United States Basketball Writers Association. In 32 games, he averaged 18.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.0 blocks in 34.9 minutes per game. Wilcox finished his career with 1,880 career points, which ranks second all-time at UW, he finished with 98 blocked shots, which ranks fifth all-time and ranks top all-time amongst guards at UW.

He is the Washington record holder for most career three-pointers made with 301, which ranks sixth in Pac-12 history. In May 2014, Wilcox was invited to the 2014 NBA Draft Combine where he performed well in athletic tests and was ranked one of the top shooters. On June 26, 2014, Wilcox was selected with the 28th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. On July 7, it was announced that Wilcox would miss the 2014 NBA Summer League due to a right shoulder injury. On July 12, he signed with the Clippers. Having appeared in just three games for the Clippers, he was assigned to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League on January 6, 2015. On January 21, he was recalled by the Clippers. On February 8, he scored a season-high 10 points in a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. In July 2015, Wilcox joined the Clippers for the 2015 NBA Summer League where he averaged 14.0 points and 3.2 rebounds in five games. During the 2015–16 season, using the flexible assignment rule, Wilcox had multiple assignments to the Canton Charge and Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League.

On July 15, 2016, Wilcox was traded, along with cash considerations, to the Orlando Magic in exchange for Devyn Marble and a future second round draft pick. On April 3, 2017, he was waived by the Magic. Wilcox played in 22 games with Orlando during the 2016–17 season, averaging just 4.9 minutes per game. He appeared in four games with the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League on assignment, averaging 12.5 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.25 steals in 25.3 minutes per game. On August 9, 2017, Wilcox signed with the Portland Trail Blazers on a two-way contract with the NBA G League. On October 23, 2017, he was ruled out for six to eight weeks after undergoing successful arthroscopy on his right knee, he did not appear in a game for the Trail Blazers. Wilcox signed a two-way deal with the Indiana Pacers in August 2018. On September 21, 2018, it was announced that he had suffered a torn Achilles tendon and would miss the entire season. On October 19, 2018, Wilcox was waived by the Pacers.

On July 1, 2019, the Indiana Pacers signed Wilcox to an exhibit 10 contract