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Lakeside Shopping Centre

Lakeside Shopping Centre, branded as Intu Lakeside, is a large out-of-town shopping centre located in West Thurrock, in the borough of Thurrock, Essex just beyond the eastern boundary of Greater London. It was constructed on the site of a former chalk quarry; the first tenants moved into the complex in 1988 and it was completed in 1990, being opened on 25 October of that year by Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy, Marcus Bradford and Angus Ogilvy. New spaces in the red car park were added as as October 2019; the shopping centre, in addition to the retail parks, forms one of the largest shopping areas in a single location within Europe, with 2,600,000 square feet of retail space on a site of 200 acres. The community of Chafford Hundred has grown to the east of the centre since its opening, its main rival is the Bluewater Shopping Centre in Greenhithe, just across the River Thames. The centre was rebranded as "intu Lakeside" in 2013 following the renaming of parent Capital Shopping Centres Group plc as "intu properties plc".

The shopping centre is the eleventh largest in Britain with 1,434,000 sq ft available as retail floorspace - the MetroCentre in Gateshead, after its expansion in 2004, is the largest. There are over 250 shops, 50 cafes and restaurants, a 26-acre lake named Alexandra Lake with a PADI certified diving school complex. Intu Lakeside has on average 500,000 visitors per week, it is open on weekdays from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, on Saturday from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sunday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Intu have rebuffed the rumours that circulate online about the presence of 3 "golden parking spaces"; the centre's car parks have capacity for 11,857 cars. The centre has a direct link to Chafford Hundred railway station where c2c trains run to London Fenchurch Street via Upminster and West Ham or east towards Southend Central via Grays and Stanford-le-Hope; the Centre is connected to the M25 motorway, London's outermost ring road running south towards Dartford and Gatwick and North towards Enfield and Heathrow.

As well as the M25 the centre is connected to the A13 road which connects central and east London to Basildon and Southend-on-Sea. It is connected to the Transport for London bus network by 370 to Romford and 372 to Hornchurch with other operators such as Ensignbus to the surrounding Thurrock area and First's route 100 to Basildon and Chelmsford. Route X80 operated by Ensignbus provides a link to Bluewater across the Dartford Crossing. To ensure the centre maintains its competition with the newer Bluewater shopping centre, which lies just over the Thames in Greenhithe, Lakeside had a £30 million refurbishment in 2004; this included new Italian porcelain flooring, new lighting, a new ceiling and new glass roofs which allow much more natural light into the shopping centre. There are now new, faster lifts, four more escalators, along with automatic entrance doors; the refurbishment has encouraged refitting of many shops so that they complement the new surroundings. In September 2005, Next opened an 18,600 sq ft. extension to its store.

The Lakeside Pavilion, a market area adjoining the main shopping centre via a covered bridge, was closed in 2006 for refurbishment, re-opening in June 2007 as'The Boardwalk'. The Boardwalk provides an additional 59,000 sq ft. of retail space for eleven new restaurants along with more retail and leisure space, as well as a 10-metre boardwalk, offering external seating overlooking Alexandra Lake. The Old Orleans bar and restaurant boat was refurbished and re-opened on the same day, with new features including a rooftop bar. Vue cinema formed part of the old Lakeside Pavilion, with a seven screen cinema; this closed on 11 January 2007 to be refurbished, was re-opened on Friday 15 June 2007. The'Evolution Screen', with a combination of giant bean bag chairs amongst VIP seating, was the first of its kind in the UK. Apple opened its tenth UK store at Lakeside Shopping Centre. Marks & Spencer, one of the centre's four anchor stores, applied for planning permission in July 2008 to allow construction of a 23,970 sq ft third storey extension to their store, in addition to an extensive refurbishment of the store layout and customer facilities.

The application was approved at the end of October 2008 although no construction has taken place as of July 2011. Supergroup, owners of the Cult and Superdry brands opened its largest-ever store at the centre in July 2010, in the unit occupied by Woolworths. Ed's Easy Diner opened their fifth restaurant in the centre's food court in July 2010. Taco Bell re-entered the UK market in June 2010 with the opening of its first stores at intu Lakeside. In 2011 US fashion giant Forever 21 opened a 35,000 sq ft flagship store at intu Lakeside, in a three-floor unit. In July 2016 this store closed down. Intu Lakeside was granted permission in 2012 to extend to include 30-40 new stores, a new footbridge across the Alexandra Lake to the Lakeside Retail Park, a new leisure area, a new 80 bed Travelodge hotel overlooking the river and a brand new transport hub where the current railway station bridge is to allow easier interchange; the new 225,000 sq ft leisure area was completed in early 2019 and will include a Nickelodeon-branded enterta

Wolgan River

The Wolgan River, a watercourse of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia. Formed by the confluence of Carne Creek and Wolgan River, the headwaters of the Wolgan River rise on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, northeast of Wallerawang, near Lithgow, flows north by west, northeast, east northeast, southeast by east, northeast by east before reaching its confluence with the Capertee River, below Mount Morgan, east of Glen Davis; the river descends 897 metres over its 63-kilometre course. The majority of the river lies within Wollemi National Park. List of rivers of Australia List of rivers of New South Wales Rivers of New South Wales

Blueprints for a Blackout

Blueprints for a Blackout is the fourth album by Dutch post-punk band The Ex released in 1984. It was the first of The Ex's albums to feature Luc playing bass guitar and he would remain as the band's bass player for 20 years; the album featured many guest musicians, a notable trend in The Ex's discography that would provide musical elements unique to each of their albums. John Dougan of Allmusic writes: "Double-album. Simplistic and excessive but interesting. Out of print." Tracks 2 to 4 were selected as highlights. Trouser Press wrote that the band " such musical implements as organ, beer crates and oil barrels further expanding its sonic palette with guest musicians." An unattributed review on the band's official website reads: "It's caustic. A real burner. While still retaining an all important relevant edge to their musical comment, they've introduced elements of tunesmithing, attack and composition that places them head and shoulders above their contemporaries." "Streetcars Named Desire" / "Animal Harm" "Blueprints for a Blackout" "Rabble with a Cause" "Requiem for a Rip-Off" "Pleased to Meat You" "A Goodbuy to You" "The Swim" "Boohoo" "U.

S. Hole" " 2b Continued" "Grimm Stories" "A Plague to Survive" "The Rise of the Dutch Republic" "Kidnap Connection" "Fire and Ice" "Jack Frost Is Innocent" "Love You Till Eh" "Food On 45" "Scrub That Scum" Terrie G. W. Sok Luc Yoke Sabien Various members played double-bass, violin, oil-barrels, beer-crates, piano. Kees Jon Langford Dolf Planteijdt Vazant Marcel Adrie Bas Ferrie. Cogan, Brian. Encyclopedia of Punk Music and Culture. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2006. P. 70. ISBN 978-0-313-33340-8. Mount, Heather. "Three Looks into The Ex". In Crane, Larry. Tape Op: The Book about Creative Music Recording, Volume 2. Milwaukee: Hal Leonard Corporation, 2010. Pp. 230–233. Robbins, Ira A. ed. The Trouser Press Guide to'90s Rock: The all-new 5th edition of The Trouser Press Record Guide. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. ISBN 0684814374. Sok, G. W. A Mix of Bricks & Valentines: Lyrics 1979–2009. New York: PM Press, 2011. Temporary Services. Group Work. New York: Printed Matter, March 2007

Henry Martin (footballer)

Henry Martin was an English professional footballer who played as an outside left for Sunderland, Nottingham Forest and Rochdale. At Sunderland he won the Football League title and reached the Cup Final in 1913, he made one appearance for England in 1914, was the manager at Mansfield Town. Martin was born at Selston and played his youth football with Sutton Junction F. C. based in Sutton-in-Ashfield. He made rapid progress with the club, his debut came at Anfield on 5 April 1912. The following day he was on the scoresheet again in a 4–0 victory over Everton; the other three goals were scored by George Holley. He was ever-present in 1912–13 helping Sunderland to win the 1913 Football League Championship, he contributed three league goals in the championship winning season, including another against Liverpool in a 7–0 victory, in which Charlie Buchan scored five. Sunderland narrowly missed out on the Double, losing the FA Cup final 1–0 to Aston Villa, who themselves were runners-up in the League; the following year he made his debut for England against Ireland on 14 February 1914, when he was joined by his Sunderland colleague Francis Cuggy.

The match was played at Ayresome Park and England were defeated 3–0. This was the first time, his football career was interrupted by the First World War. During the war he guested for Nottingham Forest and he took part in two of the victory internationals played at the end of the war but he was unable to break back into the full England side. After the war he played for another three seasons for Sunderland missing a match before moving to his native county to join Nottingham Forest on a permanent basis. In his Sunderland career he played, he joined Forest in May 1922 and remained with the club for three seasons as they struggled at the lower end of the First Division table being relegated in 1925. In 1925 he dropped down to the Third Division North with Rochdale where he continued to play until 1930, although by his appearances were more infrequent. In 1929 he had been appointed trainer with Rochdale where he remained until 1933. In December 1933, he was appointed manager at Mansfield Town in succession to Jack Hickling.

1934–35 saw some improvement in the club's league position when for the first time Town finished in the top half of the Football League Third Division North table, a creditable 8th place overall. He guided them to the Third Round of the FA Cup, losing to First Division Burnley. At the end of the season, his tenure as manager ended when he was sacked and replaced by Charlie Bell, he joined Swindon Town as a trainer where he remained until the 1950s. SunderlandThe Football League champions: 1912–13 FA Cup finalist: 1913 Henry Martin at Englandstats.com England profile Full details of Sunderland career

Viscount Chelmsford

Viscount Chelmsford, of Chelmsford in the County of Essex, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1921 for the former Viceroy of India; the title of Baron Chelmsford, of Chelmsford in the County of Essex, was created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1858 for the first Viscount's grandfather, the lawyer and Conservative Sir Frederic Thesiger, who twice served as Lord Chancellor of Great Britain. As of 2010 the titles are held by the first Viscount's great-grandson, the fourth Viscount, who succeeded his father in 1999. Several other members of the Thesiger family have gained distinction. Sir Frederic Thesiger, uncle of the first Baron, was a captain in the Royal Navy and served as Aide-de-Camp to Lord Nelson at the Battle of Copenhagen in 1801; the Hon. Charles Wemyss Thesiger, second son of the first Baron, was a Lieutenant-General in the Army, his eldest son George Thesiger was a temporary Major-General in the Army and was killed in the First World War. His son Sir Gerald Thesiger was a Judge of the High Court of Justice.

The Hon. Alfred Thesiger, third son of the first Baron, was a Lord Justice of Appeal; the Hon. Sir Edward Pierson Thesiger, fourth son of the first Baron, was Clerk-Assistant to Parliament from 1890 to 1917, his second son Sir Bertram Sackville Thesiger was a naval commander and served as Commander-in-Chief of the East Indies Station between 1927 and 1929 while his third son Ernest Thesiger was an actor. The Hon. Wilfred Gilbert Thesiger, third son of the second Baron, was Consul-General and Minister Plenipotentiary to Addis Abeba, his eldest son Sir Wilfred Thesiger was an travel writer. The Hon. Eric Thesiger, fourth son of the second Baron, was a courtier. Frederic Thesiger, 1st Baron Chelmsford Frederic Augustus Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford Frederic John Napier Thesiger, 3rd Baron Chelmsford Frederic John Napier Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford Hon. Frederic Ivor Thesiger Andrew Charles Gerald Thesiger, 2nd Viscount Chelmsford Jan Thesiger, 3rd Viscount Chelmsford Frederic Corin Piers Thesiger, 4th Viscount Chelmsford The heir apparent and sole heir to the viscountcy is the present holder's son the Hon. Frederic Thesiger The heir presumptive to the barony is the present holder's cousin Simon Dermot Thesiger The heir presumptive's heir presumptive is his cousin Michael Eric Thesiger.

His heir is his eldest son Edward Osiric Thesiger, who has Oliver Michael. Kidd, Charles. Debrett's Baronetage. New York: St Martin's Press. Mosley, Charles. Burke's Baronetage. London: Cassells. Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages – Peerages beginning with "C" http://www.thepeerage.com/ http://www.stirnet.com/ Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Andrew Charles Gerald Thesiger, 2nd Viscount Chelmsford Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Jan Thesiger, 3rd Viscount Chelmsford Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Frederic Corin Piers Thesiger, 4th Viscount Chelmsford

2011 Djiboutian protests

The 2011 Djiboutian protests were widespread demonstrations and riots that took place between January and March 2011 in Djibouti, situated in the Horn of Africa. A member of the Arab League, the protests in Djibouti showed a clear influence from the concurrent Arab Spring protests in North Africa and the Arabian peninsula; the demonstrations ended after the barring of international observers. President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh has been in office since 1999, but his government has been in power for 34 years. Guelleh changed the constitution so that he could have a third term in office; this proved unpopular with the Djiboutian population. These protests occurred in the months leading up to the 2011 Djiboutian presidential election. On January 25, thousands of people turned out to protest in Djibouti City. Similar to the events on January 28, only smaller. 300 people gathered in a square in Djibouti. On February 18, thousands rallied against the president, gathering at a stadium with the intention of staying there until their demands were met.

However, the demonstration escalated into clashes after dusk, as police used batons and tear gas against stone-throwing protesters. Officials from the Union for Democratic Change, an umbrella group of three opposition parties, gave speeches at the demonstration calling for Guelleh to step down. On February 19, clashes were reported to be intensifying. Anti-government protestors clashed with security forces 24 hours after hundreds of demonstrators demanding the president step down hurled stones at riot police who fired back with tear gas. At least one policeman was killed, sources said one protester had been killed; the protest leaders were arrested The next day, Djiboutian authorities released three opposition leaders as opponents of President Ismail Guelleh clashed with police. Leaders of the United Sun Nations, opposition parties and protest organisers were set to meet on February 24 to plan mass protests for the following day. Police acting on behalf of Gulleh arrested 300 organisers during and after the mass protests on February 18, with reports of torture being used to sedate the activists.

After the failure of the leaders to turn up on February 24, opposition leader Bourhan Mohammed Ali stated he feared the protests had lost momentum. Protests had been planned for March 4, but it remained to be seen if the Djiboutians would be able to coordinate themselves without the 300 arrested leaders. On March 3, Djibouti ordered its opposition party to cancel its anti-government protests which were to be held on March 4, 2011 due to a previous rally a month earlier turning violent. Mohammed Daoud, head of the opposition Djibouti Party for Development, said that protests will occur as scheduled. On the 4th soldiers and police filled the streets to prevent the planned demonstration blocking the route to the city's main stadium where they were to have taken place and preventing the protest. A protest was planned for March 11, but security forces scuppered the protest and detained 4 opposition leaders. On February 9, the President of the Djibouti League of Human Rights was arrested. On March 21, US election monitors were expelled from the country, whose task would have been to observe the April 2011 presidential election.

The United Kingdom's Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned against travel to Djibouti. 2011 Djiboutian presidential election Arab Spring