August Bank Holiday News & Events

Whats on August Bank Holiday 2011

A map of events on over the bank holiday weekend.

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Rauceby War Weekend proceeds presented to charity – Sleaford Target


Sleaford Target
Rauceby War Weekend proceeds presented to charity
Sleaford Target
At the meeting Mr and Mrs Elkington presented cheques for £1,500 to each of the organisations, which was raised at this year’s Rauceby War Weekend, which was held over the August bank holiday. Ron Bradford and Robina Cameron represented Marie …

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Davenport’s Magic Kingdom remains open for further two years thanks to … – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Davenport’s Magic Kingdom remains open for further two years thanks to
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Nearby homeowners at Bradmore Farm to the south of the site had complained of flooding, and told planners at the district council’s development committee meeting today that the latest was on August Bank Holiday Monday. They said if the condition to

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Davenport’s Magic Kingdom remains open for further to years thanks to … – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Davenport’s Magic Kingdom remains open for further to years thanks to
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Nearby homeowners at Bradmore Farm to the south of the site had complained of flooding, and told planners at the district council’s development committee meeting today that the latest was on August Bank Holiday Monday. They said if the condition to

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Three-day craft festival raises over £17k – The Press, York

Three-day craft festival raises over £17k
The Press, York
The festival was held over the August bank holiday weekend and attracted stall holders and visitors from all over Yorkshire. The village church received a donation of £14,000 from the profits with a further £2,000 being presented to Martin House

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Three-day craft festival raises over £17k

THE 32nd Cawood Craft Festival made a profit of £17,500, just £300 short of the record amount raised at a previous event.

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LDWA Cinque Ports 100-mile walk coming to south Kent in 2018

Dover and East Kent are to host the UK’s top challenge walking event

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VIDEO: Goodwood bosses already looking forward to 2015 – West Sussex Gazette

VIDEO: Goodwood bosses already looking forward to 2015
West Sussex Gazette
But one big bonus is their August bank holiday featival won’t clash in 2015 with York’s Ebor meeting, which in recent times has hit Goodwood’s line-up of horses, jockeys and trainers on Celebration Mile Saturday. Courses bosses have also spoken of

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VIDEO: Goodwood bosses already looking forward to 2015 – Chichester Observer

VIDEO: Goodwood bosses already looking forward to 2015
Chichester Observer
But one big bonus is their August bank holiday featival won’t clash in 2015 with York’s Ebor meeting, which in recent times has hit Goodwood’s line-up of horses, jockeys and trainers on Celebration Mile Saturday. Courses bosses have also spoken of

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First Choice Bank Raises a Record Amount for its Annual Charity Golf Tournament

First Choice Bank is proud to announce the successful raise of $25,500.00 from the Bank’s Fourth Annual Golf Tournament in support and recognition of 18 non-profit organizations in our local communities.

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Canoeing canon paddles for the homeless

A CANOEING canon used paddle-power to raise more than £2,000 for a charity that is dedicated to helping Worcester’s homeless.

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Michigan Retailers' Holiday Sales Forecasts Blend Optimism and Caution

Michigan retailers expect better holiday sales this year, their forecasts a blend of optimism and caution, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association and …

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Rock the Cowes bars event returns this week – On The Wight

On The WightRock the Cowes bars event returns this weekOn The WightThe live music events, which first started in February this year, now run every two months as well as during a special weekend event during the August bank holiday, and are generously s…

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Canoeing canon paddles for the homeless – Worcester News


Worcester News
Canoeing canon paddles for the homeless
Worcester News
A CANOEING canon used paddle-power to raise more than £2,000 for a charity that is dedicated to helping Worcester’s homeless. Canon Jane Fraser, a non-stipendiary minister in the Diocese of Worcester, along with her husband, Jake, floated 58 miles …

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Canoeing canon paddles for the homeless – Worcester News


Worcester News
Canoeing canon paddles for the homeless
Worcester News
A CANOEING canon used paddle-power to raise more than £2,000 for a charity that is dedicated to helping Worcester’s homeless. Canon Jane Fraser, a non-stipendiary minister in the Diocese of Worcester, along with her husband, Jake, floated 58 miles …

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CCTV released after man stabbed 8 times in Birmingham – ITV News

CCTV released after man stabbed 8 times in BirminghamITV NewsDetectives would like to question the man in the red cap, who they believe could be a potential witness, to the attack outside Medway Tower block on Cromwell Street in Nechells over the Augus…

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Watch CCTV: Police in Nechells hunt suspect wanted over brutal tower block stabbing

A 31-year-old was stabbed eight times in Nechells around 8am on August 23

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Pochettino seeking remedy to Spurs slump – CITY A.M.

Pochettino seeking remedy to Spurs slump
CITY A.M.
IF AUGUST bank holiday weekend already feels like a lifetime ago then spare a thought for the managers in opposing White Hart Lane dugouts for tonight’s Capital One Cup fixture. Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino, having won his first two Premier …

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Orange Is the New Black's Lea DeLaria to lead Manchester Pride

The actress, who plays ‘Big Boo’ in the Netflix show, will lead the parade.

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Bailed again: the one man police arrested in connection with the hit-and-run … – Hemel Gazette

Hemel GazetteBailed again: the one man police arrested in connection with the hit-and-run …Hemel GazetteFazan was hit just one day after collecting his GCSE results on the Friday before August Bank Holiday Monday. He had been hoping to study subjects…

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The Editor, The Last Shift and ABCs of Death 2 were the highlights at this … – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk
The Editor, The Last Shift and ABCs of Death 2 were the highlights at this
Telegraph.co.uk
And of these, Europe’s biggest is London’s Frightfest, whose organisers host a mammoth, multi-screen event over the August Bank Holiday weekend. But they also have a more modest all-nighter at the Prince Charles Cinema off Leicester Square, suitably …

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Holiday from Hell? How to get your money back

Richard and Elisse Anson were left bitterly disappointed by their recent summer holiday. Here we outline your rights – and how to get your money back.

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Adani Power gets plant expansion approval after 6-year delay – Moneylife

Adani Power gets plant expansion approval after 6-year delay
Moneylife
It took another three years before the Forest Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) granted the project “in principle” approval on 9th December 2011. Almost a year later, the State government submitted its first

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Home and garden retail searches grew quickly over the summer: study – InternetRetailing.net


InternetRetailing.net
Home and garden retail searches grew quickly over the summer: study
InternetRetailing.net
“The August bank holiday also brought an increase in home searches as the UK looked to home improvement over the last long weekend before Christmas. Furniture and furnishings were particularly popular this summer as we used the summer to redecorate …

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UK House Price Surge Fuels Internet Shopping Sprees Over Past Year

Britain’s booming housing market is the catalyst for people searching for home and gardening products over the internet in the last year.

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Online garden searches up 15 per cent to end of September finds joint BRC … – Horticulture Week

Horticulture WeekOnline garden searches up 15 per cent to end of September finds joint BRC …Horticulture WeekThe August bank holiday also brought an increase in home searches as the UK looked to home improvement over the last long weekend before Chri…

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Barnard Castle planning festive weekend bonanza – Teesdale Mercury

Barnard Castle planning festive weekend bonanzaTeesdale MercuryTown clerk Michael King said a survey of the Streets of Durham festival, held on August bank holiday, showed half of the crowd had come from outside the area. There were free performances b…

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HELLENIC LEAGUE: Fisher looking for a return of form for the Worthians – This Is Wiltshire


This Is Wiltshire
HELLENIC LEAGUE: Fisher looking for a return of form for the Worthians
This Is Wiltshire
Meanwhile, Shrivvy themselves will be looking to build on that draw when they make the journey to Kidlington. Collier’s men have not tasted victory in the league since the August bank holiday weekend and the point on Wednesday was their first in 10 …

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HELLENIC LEAGUE: Fisher looking for a return of form for the Worthians – Swindon Advertiser


Swindon Advertiser
HELLENIC LEAGUE: Fisher looking for a return of form for the Worthians
Swindon Advertiser
Meanwhile, Shrivvy themselves will be looking to build on that draw when they make the journey to Kidlington. Collier’s men have not tasted victory in the league since the August bank holiday weekend and the point on Wednesday was their first in 10 …

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New Vic Theatre and Northern Broadsides win prestigious award – Stoke Sentinel

New Vic Theatre and Northern Broadsides win prestigious awardStoke SentinelTHESPIANS have seen off competition from a number of productions to land a prestigious accolade. New Vic and Northern Broadsides co-production, An August Bank Holiday Lark has b…

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Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces at West Bank protest

RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) – A Palestinian boy was shot dead during clashes between Israeli soldiers and stone-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank on Friday, medics and residents said.

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