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FOI Friday: Bouncing babies, sex offence tickings off and pensioners on drugs

Some very bouncing babies < Huddersfield Examiner

Hundreds of Huddersfield’s bouncing babies are tipping the scales more than 2lbs above the national average.

Figures reveal about 100 babies per year are born at… 873 more words

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WHITBY AS A SEASIDE RESORT IN THE EDWARDIAN PERIOD (B 8)

Whitby had been a popular seaside destination for many years in the early 20th century;  assisted by advertisements in the local paper from the mid 1850s where drapers, dressmakers, milliners and haberdashers tried to sell suitable clothes and accessories for the seaside tourist. 718 more words

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The vox pop which sums up the biggest problem facing European politics

As Jeremy Vine prepares to prove the point that just because you can shouldn’t mean you should when it comes to going over the top with graphics people simply can’t understand, one local newspaper I’ve seen this week found a much better way to get to the heart of the biggest issue facing the European Parliament. 237 more words

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SILK BROCADE DRESS – EARLY 1870s (B 6)

Proficiency in making a complete dress, or a skirt and its related bodice, required a trained hand with an understanding of the many factors essential in creating a well-fitting garment. 339 more words

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LONDON WOOL MARKET – WHITBY GAZETTE IN 1860 (B 5)

The importance of the London & British Wool Market during the Victorian age is a fascinating and far-reaching subject, which is only briefly included in the research of the Whitby Gazette for my ongoing textile project. 661 more words

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LAUNDRY AND DYEING – 1850s to 1914 (B 1)

[ My Chamber of Textile Thoughts. No: II | By Viveka Hansen ]

Washing, starching, ironing, repairing, altering and dyeing were important processes not only for keeping clothes clean but also to ensure that they continued to be wearable and remained fresh as long as possible. 953 more words

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Well, its been a busy couple of weeks!  We are now a few weeks into the welfare reform changes and we are starting to see the impact.  298 more words