Worthing is a large seaside town in England, district with borough status in West Sussex. It is situated at the foot of the South Downs, 10 miles west of Brighton, 18 miles east of the county town of Chichester. With an estimated population of about 110,000 and an area of 12.5 square miles, the borough is the second largest component of the Brighton/Worthing/Littlehampton conurbation, which makes it part of the 15th most populous urban area in the United Kingdom. Since 2010, northern parts of the borough, including the Worthing Downland Estate, have formed part of the South Downs National Park. In April 2019, the Art Deco Worthing Pier was dubbed the best in Britain; the area around Worthing has been populated for at least 6,000 years and contains Britain's greatest concentration of Stone Age flint mines, which are some of the earliest mines in Europe. Lying within the borough, the Iron Age hill fort of Cissbury Ring is one of Britain's largest. Worthing means " Worth/Worō's people", from the Old English personal name Worth/Worō, -ingas "people of".
The recorded history of Worthing began with the Domesday Book. It is part of Sussex in the rape of Bramber, although Goring, which forms part of the rape of Arundel, was incorporated in 1929. For many centuries Worthing was a small mackerel fishing hamlet until in the late 18th century it developed into an elegant Georgian seaside resort and attracted the well-known and wealthy of the day. In the 19th and 20th centuries the area was one of Britain's chief market gardening centres. Modern Worthing has a large service industry in financial services, it has one of Britain's oldest cinemas, the Dome cinema. Writers Oscar Wilde and Harold Pinter worked in the town. Worthing means " Worth/Weorð/Worō's people", from the Old English personal name Worth, Weorð or Worō, -ingas; the name was first recorded as Weoroingas in Old English. Worthen was used as late as 1720; the modern name was first documented in 1297. Another village with a similar name near Emmen in Drenthe in the Northeastern part of the Netherlands is Weerdinge.
Older local people sometimes claim that the name of Worthing is derived from a natural annual phenomenon. Seaweed beds off nearby Bognor Regis are ripped up by summer storms and prevailing Atlantic currents deposit it on the beach. A rich source of nitrates, it makes good fertiliser; the decaying weed was sought by farmers from the surrounding area. Thus the town would have become known as Wort -inge. From around 4000BC, the South Downs above Worthing was Britain's earliest and largest flint-mining area, with four of the UK's 14 known flint mines lying within 7 miles of the centre of Worthing. An excavation at Little High Street dates the earliest remains from Worthing town centre to the Bronze Age. There is an important Bronze Age hill fort on the western fringes of the modern borough at Highdown Hill. During the Iron Age, one of Britain's largest hill forts was built at Cissbury Ring; the area was part of the civitas of the Regni during the Romano-British period. Several of the borough's roads date from this era and lie in a grid layout known as'centuriation'.
A Romano-British farmstead once stood at a site close to the town hall. In the 5th and 6th centuries, the area became part of the kingdom of Sussex; the place names of the area, including the name Worthing itself, date from this period. Worthing remained an agricultural and fishing hamlet for centuries until the arrival of wealthy visitors in the 1750s. Princess Amelia stayed in the town in 1798 and the fashionable and wealthy continued to stay in Worthing, which became a town in 1803; the town expanded and elegant developments such as Park Crescent and Liverpool Terrace were begun. The area was a stronghold of smugglers in the 19th century and was the site of rioting by the Skeleton Army in the 1880s. Oscar Wilde holidayed in the town in 1893 and 1894, writing the Importance of Being Earnest during his second visit; the town was home to several literary figures in the 20th century, including Nobel prize-winner Harold Pinter. On 9 October 1934 violent confrontations took place in the town between protestors and Oswald Mosley's British Union of Fascists which subsequently became known as the Battle of South Street.
During the Second World War, Worthing was home to several allied military divisions in preparation for the D-Day landings. Worthing became the world's 229th Transition Town in October 2009. Transition Town Worthing, the project exploring the town's transition to life after oil, was established by local residents as a way of planning the town's Energy Descent Action Plan. Local government for the borough of Worthing is shared between Worthing Borough Council and West Sussex County Council in a two-tier structure. Worthing Borough Council partners with neighbouring local authorities, as part of Adur and Worthing Councils and the Greater Brighton City Region. Worthing was incorporated as a municipal borough in 1890, when the towns absorbed the neighbouring civil parish of Heene. Subsequent enlargements took place in 1902, 1929 and 1933 before being reincorporated as a borough in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972. Since its inception as a borough, the authority has granted freedom of the town to some 18 individuals.
The borough is divided into 13 wards, with 11 returning three councillors and two returning two councillors to form a tota
My Lucky Day is a song written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen. It was released as the second single on his 2009 album Working on a Dream. "My Lucky Day" was made available in the U. S. on Amazon.com on December 1, 2008, accompanied by a long music video that showed Springsteen and the band arranging and recording the song. It was made available as downloadable content for the game Guitar Hero World Tour on January 27, 2009, along with "Born to Run" as part of the Bruce Springsteen Pack, which can be imported into any GH game since World Tour, making it one of only two Springsteen songs to appear in the series, it peaked at #18 on the American Triple-A charts in early June. Despite being a single the song wasn't played a lot during the Working on a Dream Tour making just five appearances during Springsteen's U. S. shows and a total of nineteen performances total on the world tour
The 2017 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game, played on February 19, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Smoothie King Center. It was the 66th edition of the event; the West won the game 192-182. The MVP of the game was Anthony Davis, who scored 52 points, the most scored by a player in an All-Star Game, it was planned to be held at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, home of the Charlotte Hornets. If the game had remained in Charlotte, it would have been the second time that Charlotte hosted the All-Star Game; the city hosted in 1991 at the now-demolished Charlotte Coliseum. On August 19, 2016, the NBA chose the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, home of the New Orleans Pelicans, to host the All-Star Game after it was pulled from Charlotte because of the controversy surrounding North Carolina's "bathroom bill" known as HB2; the 2017 All-Star Game became the first major sporting event in the United States to be relocated for political reasons since 1990. In that instance, the National Football League relocated Super Bowl XXVII out of Tempe, because the state did not recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
TNT and TBS televised the game. The Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act/HB2 became law in March 2016, it banned, among other things, NC city governments from passing ordinances that protect members of the LGBT community from discrimination. Charlotte passed such an ordinance in February 2016. However, when HB2 went into effect, it terminated. Talks about the NBA pulling the game from Charlotte began to rise. Factors into this relocation threat was that out of all major professional sports leagues, the NBA has the largest LGBT fanbase. Another was that the NBA fanbase skewed much younger on average, younger Americans are more supportive of LGBT rights. In the days after HB2 was signed and Atlanta both suggested they could host the All-Star Game if the NBA removed it. Atlanta made their public suggestion to the NBA less than a week after HB2 passed, mentioning it had vetoed a similar bill and had success with hosting other major events of a similar size. In response, the NBA stuck with Charlotte.
On April 5, NBA analyst and former player Charles Barkley voiced his support to move the All-Star Game. He joined other newspaper journalists, including journalists from The Guardian and The Washington Post, who advised the NBA to do the same. On April 10, a group of six US Senators wrote to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, telling him to move the game in response to HB2. Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy spoke out in favor of moving the game. Two days an Oakland city council member announced her intention for Oakland to host, again using HB2 as the primary reason for moving the game. During the Board of Governors meetings, the NBA announced they did not have plans to remove the game from Charlotte and did not vote to. Silver next spoke about the issue on April 21 at the Associated Press Sports Editors commissioner meetings and on ESPN's Mike and Mike morning radio show. During both appearances he stated the NBA would rather work with the state and city governments to help change the law than issue a definitive statement.
However, he made clear the game would move if HB2 wasn't changed. On June 2, Silver met with reporters to discuss the future of the All-Star Game, stating the league was "looking at alternatives". Six days Barkley again spoke out on the subject repeating his thoughts that the game should be moved. On July 12, The Associated Press reported that several well-known technology companies had written a letter to Silver telling him to move the game, using HB2 as their main reason for doing so. Silver gave an update that day during a league conference, again saying no vote had been taken on whether to move the game. However, he did say, "...the calendar is not our friend." Silver said the final decision would be made by summer's end. On July 21, The Vertical reported that the 2017 NBA All-Star Game would be pulled from Charlotte, a search for a new host city was underway, New Orleans was the frontrunner to replace it. New Orleans hosted the All-Star Game in 2008 and 2014; the same day, the NBA confirmed these rumors to be true with a press release, saying they hope to award Charlotte the game in 2019.
On August 19, the NBA selected New Orleans as the new location to host the All-Star Game. Ticket prices plunged ahead of the All-Star weekend. According to data compiled by resale ticket market research firm TicketIQ, the price of the cheapest ticket available on the resale market two days before the game was down 71% from the previous All-Star Game in Toronto; the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian group, speculated that the drop in prices was due to fans becoming "tired of the league's political agenda." TicketIQ Founder and CEO Jesse Lawrence cited'All-Star Fatigue' as a possible reason for the decline, given the city's recent hosting of the game. The Golden State Warriors had the best record in the Western Conference, therefore making Steve Kerr the Western Conference head coach. Brad Stevens, coach of the Boston Celtics, was the head coach for the Eastern Conference team. While the Cleveland Cavaliers had the best record in the Eastern Conference at the time, the Cavaliers coach, Tyronn Lue, was ineligible to coach in the All-Star Game in 2017, due to the fact he was the coach in 2016.
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Mahu was Chief of Police at Akhetaten. Mahu was Chief of the Medjay of Akhetaten; the Medjay used to be a term for the people of the Eastern desert who were known for their military skills, at this time referred to the police. Mahu's tomb is Amarna Tomb 9 of the Tombs of the Nobles at Amarna; the tomb was first opened by Bouriant in 1883. A hewn corridor leads to a decorated doorway; this doorway is decorated on one side with a scene depicting Akhenaten and Nefertiti and their eldest daughter Meritaten offering to the Aten. The opposite wall is decorated with an inscription of the Hymn of the Aten; this leads to the first chamber which contains a false door at the other. The stele shows the royal couple and their daughter again, with a depiction and accompanying prayers of Mahu; the false door shows the royal couple offering and Mahu kneeling with a large text. Davies mentions; the walls show both the duties and the rewards of Mahu. The rewards appear on the northern half of the back wall; the inscriptions were not finished but the sketches indicate that there would have been a reward scene showing the king bestowing honors on Mahu at the Window of Appearance.
Mahu was shown accompanied by the Medjay. Another scene showed Mahu receiving honors not at a temple, he is shown inspecting the defences of the city with the queen. This scene seems to be uniquely designed for this tomb; the vizier and other officials are present. In another scene Mahu is shown in his work policing the city, is shown in a meeting with the vizier and a lesser official named Heqanefer. Mahu is leading three prisoners before the vizier. Being in the reset without permission was something one would be arrested for. Scenes in the tomb show. Military standards are shown on these platforms; these structures may have formed a series of watchtowers and watch posts that were used to patrol the city. In the back is a doorway to a second chamber, positioned askew compared to the first chamber. A winding set of stairs at the back of this second chamber leads down to an Intermediary rom. Further steps lead to the lower chamber which contains the burial pit. Paul C. Doherty wrote a trilogy of books told by Mahu in a first-person narrative, recounting the events of the age of Akhenaten and his part in them and his relationships with other personages of the Amarna period.
Live at the Oakland Coliseum is a two-disc posthumous live album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, released on February 27, 1998 by Dagger Records. The album documents the band's performance at the Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California on April 27, 1969; the band's performance at the Coliseum was not professionally recorded, only captured as monophonic sound by fan Ken Koga. The set list for the concert was one typical of the 1969 tour, featuring staples "Fire", "Purple Haze" and "Spanish Castle Magic". Highlights include the improvised "Hey Joe", strong blues numbers "Red House" and "Hear My Train A Comin'", the extended "Foxey Lady" and the finale of the night, an eighteen-minute jam on "Voodoo Child", for which Jefferson Airplane bassist Jack Casady joined the band. All songs were written except where noted. "Introduction" – 0:42 "Fire" – 4:19 "Hey Joe" – 4:26 "Spanish Castle Magic" – 8:53 "Hear My Train A Comin'" – 10:25 "Sunshine of Your Love" – 6:45 "Red House" – 13:12 "Foxey Lady" – 10:36 "Star Spangled Banner" – 2:58 "Purple Haze" – 4:08 "Voodoo Child" – 18:04 Jimi Hendrix – lead guitar, lead vocals Mitch Mitchell – drums Noel Redding – bass, backing vocals, rhythm guitar on track 11 Jack Casady – bass on track 11 Jimi Hendrix discography
Clovelly is a harbour village in the Torridge district of Devon, England. Its steep pedestrianised cobbled main street and views over the Bristol Channel attract numerous tourists. At the 2011 census, the parish population was 443, 50 fewer than ten years previously; the ward of Clovelly Bay includes the island of Lundy. There is a village visitor centre which charges a fee for parking, entrance to two museums, Clovelly Court gardens, an audiovisual guide to the village's history. North west of the village is the site of the Iron Age hillfort at Windbury Head. Clovelly used to be a fishing village and in 1901 had a population of 621, it is a cluster of wattle and daub cottages on the sides of a rocky cleft. Sledges are used for the movement of goods. All Saints' Church, restored in 1866, is late Norman. In the reign of King Richard II, the Manor of Clovelly was bought by the judge Sir John Cary and the church contains several monuments to the Cary family, Lords of the Manor for 600 years. Unusually, the village is still owned and has been associated with only three families since the middle of the 13th century, nearly 800 years.
The estate is run by the Clovelly Estate Company, led by the Hon. John Rous, a descendant of the Hamlyn family who have owned the village and manor house Clovelly Court since 1738. John Rous is the eldest son of Keith Rous, the 5th Earl of Stradbroke and Mary Asquith, granddaughter of former Prime Minister H. H. Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith; the scenery has been captured by artists for its richness of colour in the separately accessed and separated Clovelly Court and along The Hobby, a road cut through the woods and overlooking the sea. The South West Coast Path National Trail runs from the top of the village and the section from Clovelly to Hartland Quay is spectacular; each of the buildings along the terraced cobbled street is architecturally listed: more than 50 of these 71 are on the main street itself. Only seven buildings are not listed. At Grade II*, are numbers 16, 45-47, 53-54, 59-61. There are two hotels; the village has an RNLI lifeboat station with its boat the Toby Rundle installed in 2014.
There is a public road leading to the harbour and main street with a right of way for pedestrians and vehicles. However the village main street is not accessible by motor vehicle; the lack of vehicular access to the main street has led to deliveries being made by sledge. This is not done as a tourist attraction, but as a matter of practicality. Goods are delivered by being pulled down on a sledge from the upper car park, refuse is collected by being pulled down the hill to a vehicle at the harbour; the village is served by Stagecoach bus service 319. The novelist Charles Kingsley lived here as a child from 1831 to 1836, while his father, Rev. Charles Kingsley served first as senior curate as rector. In 1855, his novel Westward Ho! did much to stimulate interest in Clovelly and to boost its tourist trade. Actor Joss Ackland and his wife Rosemary bought a property in Higher Clovelly on the outskirts of the village in 1989. Ackland still lives there but is buried in the grounds of their home. Ackland has appeared in promotional videos for the town and has spoken of his love of and connection to Clovelly.
Clovelly is described by Charles Dickens in "A Message from the Sea" and was painted by Rex Whistler, whose cameos of the village were used on a china service by Wedgwood. The sixteenth-century Carys of Clovelly feature in the historical novel The Grove of Eagles by Winston Graham; the surgeon Campbell De Morgan, who first speculated that cancer arose locally and spread more in the body, was born here. Clovelly is mentioned in passing by Rudyard Kipling in Stalky & Co. as being located to the west of the boys' academy. In Susan Coolidge's In the High Valley, part of the Katy series, a walk into Clovelly is described: "... a more extraordinary thing in the way of a street does not exist in the known world. The little village is built on the sides of a crack in a tremendous cliff. J. M. W. Turner's painting of Clovelly harbour around 1822 hangs in the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin. On Sunday 28 October 1838 twelve fishing vessels with a total of twenty-six men on board left Clovelly harbour for the fishing grounds.
Only one vessel and its crew returned after a ferocious storm in the Bristol Channel. This event led to the founding of the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society early the following year with the object of:giving relief and assistance to the widows and orphans of fishermen; the charity is active supporting the seafaring community suffering distress. An 18th century chapbook entitled The History of John Gregg and his Family of Robbers and Murderers explains that "Chovaley" was once the home of a tribe of cannibalistic bandits, it is alleged that Gregg and his extended family of dozens were tracked down by bloodhounds and were burnt alive in three fires. They were said to have lived in "a cave near the se