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Greben (mountain)

Greben is a mountain in southeastern Serbia, with a small section of the southwestern ridge in Bulgaria. It is named after a large karst ridge. Greben rises near the village of Poganovo in Serbia, in the municipality of Dimitrovgrad, extends southeast towards the Bulgarian village of Vrabcha. Prior to the Treaty of Neuilly of 1919, after the First World War, the area was part of Bulgaria, its highest peak Beženište stands at an elevation of 1,338 meters above sea level. The highest peak that falls within Bulgaria is Dragovski kamak, at 1,118 m. Due to the characteristic pyramidal shape of its north face, Dragovski kamak is referred to as the "Matterhorn of Tran". With nearby Vlaška planina, Greben forms the attractive canyon of the Jerma river. Greben Hill in the Antarctica was named after the mountain by the Bulgarian Antarctic Place-names Commission. Photo tour over Greben

Derby Cycle

Derby Cycle AG, based in Cloppenburg, Germany is one of the three largest manufacturers of bicycles in Europe. During the 2010/11 fiscal year derby employed 756 people. Derby Cycle has a 14% market share in Germany; the Derby Cycle AG is listed in the Prime Standard of the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Derby Cycle Corporation has roots in Luxembourg-based Derby International Corp. SA, a company that had purchased Raleigh Bicycle Company in April 1987; the Derby Cycle Corporation was acquired by chief Alan Finden-Crofts, former chief of Dunlop Slazenger, attorney Ed Gottesman, from Tube Investments for £18 million, plus £14 million in assumed debt. In 1988, Derby Group acquired the "Kalkhoff" brand from the insolvent Neue Kalkhoff Werke Co.. KG. creating the German subsidiary Derby Cycle Werke GmbH. Kalkhoff had been founded in Oldenburg in 1919. In 1992, Derby Holding GmbH was established, incorporating Derby Cycle Werke and Raleigh Fahrräder GmbH. Derby Cycle sought U. S. bankruptcy protection on August 20, 2001.

The management of Derby International, now Derby Group, acquired Derby Cycle Corporation and renamed it Raleigh Cycle Ltd. In November 2007, Kalkhoff took over the insolvent Derby Cycle Werke's Kynast works in Quakenbrück; the initial public offering followed the successful restructuring of the Frankfurt subsidiary Finatem on 4 February 2011. The Dutch Accell Group launched a failed takeover attempt in late 2011. Instead, Derby Cycle became part of the Dutch Pon Holdings; the following brands and trademarks are under the umbrella of Derby Cycle Works:Current Brands: Kalkhoff, premium brand of comfort bikes Focus, a premium brand for road and mountain bikes Rixe and trekking bikes Univega Raleigh, better known as Raleigh Germany, produced in Cloppenburg for German-speaking Europe only. The former brands: Haro Designs Acquired 1988 via West Coast Cycle along with NISHIKI and Cycle Pro. Nishiki - Raleigh Derby Cycle Works official page

William H. Nation

Captain William H. "Bill" Nation, was a Texan officer of the United States 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment. He was billeted at Wollaton Park, England in World War II and shot colour 8 mm cine footage of life there as well as in Nottingham and Derby. William jumped on D-Day in the same paratrooper group as 508th Commander, Col. Roy E. Lindquist on 6 June 1944. Additionally, Nation jumped during Operation Market Garden into the Netherlands on 17 September 1944, he was killed in action in 1945, when an 88 mm German shell hit the building he was in while setting up a forward command post during the Battle of the Bulge. He died in Belgium. William Nation was awarded a Bronze Star with a Purple Heart, he is buried in Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial in Belgium, at Plot D Row 10 Grave 49. His collected war-time letters were published in 1996 Letters from Captain William H. Nation: 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, United States Army: January 1941 – January 1945.

The book The 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment – Les Diables Rouges by Dominique Francois was dedicated to him in 2001. On 4 June 2004 Nation was covered by NBC's Today Show as part of the sixtieth anniversary of D-Day. Regimental Association Nation's service Memorial site, with biography Captain Nation's equipment list memorandum. Pictures of 508th paratroopers, including Nation Interview with Bill Nation jr, Nation's nephew. Derby in 1944 Wollaton Hall 1944 Nottingham Castle 1944 Nottingham, Old Market Square in 1944 Index to Nation's films MacKall Camp 1 MacKall Camp 2 MacKall Camp 3 England France Belgium Holland


Tilery is a housing estate in Stockton-on-Tees within the borough of Stockton-on-Tees and the ceremonial county of County Durham, England. It is located next to the Portrack housing estate; the area of Tilery is much smaller than Roseworth estates. Tilery has a small row of shops. There is one school in Tilery, the Tilery Primary School, located in St Ann's Terrace. HM Prison Holme House is situated to the east of the estate. There were a number of pubs located within Tilery such as the Wild Ox and the Blue Nile which have now closed. In 2015, the area was the second setting in the controversial show Benefits Street; the show filmed on the Kingston Road area of Tilery. Benefits Street has been labelled by critics as "Poverty Porn". One resident of the Tilery estate was critical of the show saying “It’s not just those who are taking part in the show who will be labelled, we all will; when the kids go to school and tell their friends where they are from, or when someone applies for a job and the employer sees the address, it’s inevitable that they will be prejudged".

The Guardian newspaper described the area as the most deprived ward in Stockton-on-Tees, saying the estate is plagued by high unemployment, low pay and poor health. Neil Maxwell, one of the residents featured in the Benefits Street show was jailed for life in 2019 with a minimum term of 30 years as a result of the murder of Lee Cooper. Maxwell, along with an accomplice named Luke Pearson, had brutally beaten Cooper in what the judge called "a rampage of violence"


Sherikasari is a newly separated small village from Alkuti village of Parner Taluka in Ahmednagar District of state of Maharashtra, India. The majority of the population in the village is Hindu. In India from the age of Ancient times, peoples of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Goa. etc. were worshiping Lord Shri Khondaba as Kuldevatha or Kuldaivath. Lord Shiva took avtar of Marthand Bhairav to defeat Malya Rakshas; that day was of Shudha Champasasthi. Since Champasasthi is celebrated as "Khondaba Avatar Day"; the India Village Sherikasari, is located in the taluka of Parner, district of Ahmednagar, in the State of Maharashtra. It belongs to Khandesh and Northern Maharashtra region It belongs to Nashik Division It is located 64 km towards west from District headquarters Ahmednagar 28 km from Parner 4 h 8 min via NH61 Thane to Sherikasari 184 km from State capital Mumbai Sherikasari Pin code is 414305 and postal head office is Alkuti Garkhindi, Darodi, Lonimawala are the nearby villages to Sherikasari Sherikasari is surrounded by Shirur Taluka towards south, Junnar Taluka towards west, Ambegaon Taluka towards west, Khed Taluka towards west Shirur, Junnar, Ahmednagar are the nearby cities to Sherikasari Charangbaba Temple Utsav in भाद्रपद शुक्ल २ Every Year this Utsav Organization to Charangbaba Mitra Mandal.

Hanuman Temple. Mukatabai Temple; the majority of the population has farming as their primary occupation. There are two seasons of cropping Rabi. Wheat, Onions, Bajari are some of the main crops, but farmers in village are taking up the new way farming to yield non traditional crops like Tomato and making it success story Rayat Kshishan Sanstha's Shri SAINATH High School and Jr. College Alkuti. SAI Education Socity's English Medium School Alkuti Ashram Shala Alkuti Art, Commerce & Science Senior College, Alkuti Jilha Parishad Primary School, Alkuti Jilha Parishad Primary School, Alkuti Central Bank of India Ahmednagar District Central Co-Operative Bank Swami Samarth Bank, Nighoj-Alkuti Alkuti Gramin Patsanstha Senapati bapat Patsantha Parner Gramin Patsantha Kanhur Pathar Patsanstha Nighoj Gramin Patsanstha. Parner taluka Villages in Parner taluka