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Portlethen — Portlethen is a town located approximately 7 miles south of Aberdeen, Scotland along the A The population according to the census was 7, making it the seventh most populous settlement within Aberdeenshire, to the east of Portlethen lie three fishing villages, Findon, Downies and Portlethen Village.
Although Portlethen has been granted town status, it resembles a residential suburb without a clear town centre or focal point. Portlethen is a town lying along the North Sea coast. A small island May Craig is situated off shore from Portlethen, Portlethen is located in the historic county of Kincardineshire.
Portlethen was originally a fishing village. The harbour is located in what is now Old Portlethen, the village on the coast about a half a mile east from Portlethen Parish Church. This ancient passage connected the Bridge of Dee with Muchalls Castle. In the s a new park was constructed. Portlethen is still continuing to expand into a sizable town, the Webb chicken was first bred on a farm to the west of Portlethen in the s.
The Webb and its related breeds are popular choices with free range farmers due to their disinclination to roost in trees. Much of modern-day Portlethen has been built over the Portlethen Moss Nature Reserve, formerly home to the crested newt.
The remainder of Portlethen Moss is approximately one quarter of the size it was twenty years ago, groups such as the Portlethen Moss Conservation Group were created specifically to maintain the area for the use of future generations.
Other outlets in the town include Argos, Homebase, Matalan, there are a variety of take-away and restaurant outlets in Portlethen, most of these are located within the main shopping areas. Portlethen Golf Club also has a bar open to the public, in addition to the Brewers Fayre restaurant, there is a Premier Inn hotel at the Mains of Balquharn 6.
The university as it is today was formed in by a merger between Kings College and Marischal College, a university founded in as a Protestant alternative to the former. Today, Aberdeen is consistently ranked among the top universities in the world and is one of two universities in the city, the other being the Robert Gordon University.
The universitys iconic buildings act as symbols of wider Aberdeen, particularly Marischal College in the city centre, there are two campuses, the predominantly utilised Kings College campus dominates the section of the city known as Old Aberdeen, which is approximately two miles north of the city centre.
Although the original site of the foundation, most academic buildings were constructed in the 20th century during a period of significant expansion.
The universitys Foresterhill campus is next to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and houses the School of Medicine, Aberdeen has approximately 13, students from undergraduate to doctoral level, including many international students. An abundant range of disciplines are taught at the university, with undergraduate degree offered in the academic year.
Five Nobel laureates have since associated with Aberdeen. The first principal was Hector Boece, graduate and professor of the University of Paris, despite this founding date, teaching did not start for another ten years, and the University of Aberdeen celebrated years of teaching and learning in Following the Scottish Reformation inKings College was purged of its Roman Catholic staff, George Keith, the fifth Earl Marischal was a moderniser within the college and supportive of the reforming ideas of Peter Ramus.
In April he founded a university in the city. It is also possible the founding of another college in nearby Fraserburgh by Sir Alexander Fraser, Aberdeen was highly unusual at this time for having two universities in one city, as 20th-century University prospectuses observed, Aberdeen had the same number as existed in England at the time.
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In addition, a university was set up to the north of Aberdeen in Fraserburgh from Initially, Marischal College offered the Principal of Kings College a role in selecting its academics, Marischal College, in the commercial heart of the city, was quite different in nature and outlook.
For example, it was integrated into the life of the city. The two rival colleges often clashed, sometimes in court, but also in brawls between students on the streets of Aberdeen, as the institutions put aside their differences, a process of attempted mergers began in the 17th century. During this time, both colleges made notable contributions to the Scottish Enlightenment. Both colleges supported the Jacobite rebellion and following the defeat of the rising were largely purged by the authorities of their academics and officials 7.
Standing on the River Thames in the south east of the island of Great Britain and it was founded by the Romans, who named it Londinium. Londons ancient core, the City of London, largely retains its 1.
London is a global city in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism. It is crowned as the worlds largest financial centre and has the fifth- or sixth-largest metropolitan area GDP in the world, London is a world cultural capital. It is the worlds most-visited city as measured by international arrivals and has the worlds largest city airport system measured by passenger traffic, London is the worlds leading investment destination, hosting more international retailers and ultra high-net-worth individuals than any other city.
Londons universities form the largest concentration of education institutes in Europe. InLondon became the first city to have hosted the modern Summer Olympic Games three times, London has a diverse range of people and cultures, and more than languages are spoken in the region. Its estimated mid municipal population was 8,, the largest of any city in the European Union, Londons urban area is the second most populous in the EU, after Paris, with 9, inhabitants at the census.
The citys metropolitan area is the most populous in the EU with 13, inhabitants, the city-region therefore has a similar land area and population to that of the New York metropolitan area. The London Underground is the oldest underground railway network in the world, the etymology of London is uncertain.
It is an ancient name, found in sources from the 2nd century and it is recorded c. The earliest attempted explanation, now disregarded, is attributed to Geoffrey of Monmouth in Historia Regum Britanniae and this had it that the name originated from a supposed King Lud, who had allegedly taken over the city and named it Kaerlud.
The possibility cannot be ruled out that the Welsh name was borrowed back in from English at a later date, and thus cannot be used as a basis from which to reconstruct the original name. Untilthe name London officially applied only to the City of London, two recent discoveries indicate probable very early settlements near the Thames in the London area 8.
During the midth to midth centuries, Aberdeens buildings incorporated locally quarried grey granite, since the discovery of North Sea oil in the s, other nicknames have been the Oil Capital of the World or the Energy Capital of the World.
The area around Aberdeen has been settled since at least 8, years ago, the city has a long, sandy coastline and a marine climate, the latter resulting in chilly summers and mild winters. Aberdeen received Royal Burgh status from David I of Scotland, transforming the city economically, the traditional industries of fishing, paper-making, shipbuilding, and textiles have been overtaken by the oil industry and Aberdeens seaport.
Aberdeen Heliport is one of the busiest commercial heliports in the world, inMercer named Aberdeen the 57th most liveable city in the world, as well as the fourth most liveable city in Britain. The Aberdeen area has seen human settlement for at least 8, years. The city began as two separate burghs, Old Aberdeen at the mouth of the river Don, and New Aberdeen, a fishing and trading settlement, the earliest charter was granted by William the Lion in and confirmed the corporate rights granted by David I.
Inthe Great Charter of Robert the Bruce transformed Aberdeen into a property-owning, granted with it was the nearby Forest of Stocket, whose income formed the basis for the citys Common Good Fund which still benefits Aberdonians.
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The city was burned by Edward III of England inbut was rebuilt and extended, the city was strongly fortified to prevent attacks by neighbouring lords, but the gates were removed by During the Wars of the Three Kingdoms of — the city was plundered by both sides, init was taken and ransacked by Royalist troops after the Battle of Aberdeen and two years later it was stormed by a Royalist force under the command of Marquis of Huntly.
In an outbreak of plague killed a quarter of the population. In the 18th century, a new Town Hall was built and the first social services appeared with the Infirmary at Woolmanhill in and the Lunatic Asylum in The council began major road improvements at the end of the 18th century with the main thoroughfares of George Street, King Street, gas street lighting arrived in and an enhanced water supply appeared in when water was pumped from the Dee to a reservoir in Union Place.
An underground sewer system replaced open sewers inthe city was incorporated in Although Old Aberdeen has a history and still holds its ancient charter.
It is an part of the city, as is Woodside. Old Aberdeen is the location of Aberdon, the first settlement of Aberdeen 9. It is located on Lake Geneva shoreline at the foot of the Alps and has a population, as of Decemberof 26, the earliest settlement was a Late Bronze Age village at Baugy.
Happy to report that 'Funny Love' was well received at Dances With Films in a packed theater with fans, friends, supporters, and strangers alike. Check out the article written on Funny Love here: Check out the link here for itricks: Funny Love was a huge hit and lead actor Adrian Elizondo was nominated and brought home the award for Best Actor for his role as Clown!!
Adrian Elizondo brings home the award for Best Actor for his role as Clown in 'Funny Love' Still working the festival circuit, we will be showing at another film festival here at home in Los Angeles as well as another in Florida.
The line-ups haven't been announced yet so we aren't allowed to go public quite yet: Stay tuned for more news on those. Well as we continue to push Funny Love through the festivals, the filmmakers have been busy working on other projects. Here's just a little bit about what we are doing She's also working on a style blog online as well as her own bridal accessory company, The Blushing Bird. He stays busy auditioning, writing, as well as dancing and performing Flamenco in Los Angeles.
Since Funny Love is still hot on the festival circuit, we will have to wait until that's done before we are able to send screeners and public links to the movie.
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September 12th A poem by Sean Chard, written after observing hundreds of rooks in a copse while lost in the summer fields of Norfolk. Illustration by Pedro Semeano. Illustration by Nicole Rifkin. August 31st A poem by Elles Rebelles, written about the journey people take when travelling in and out of heroin addiction.
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