Suma is the trading name of the Triangle Wholefoods Collective Ltd, a worker co-operative incorporated as an industrial and provident society. It was founded in Leeds in 1975 and is now based in Elland, West Yorkshire. It is the largest independent wholefood wholesaler in the United Kingdom. The co-operative specializes in vegetarian, fairly traded, organic, ethical and natural products.
In British sports, a Supporters' Trust is a formal, democratic and not-for-profit organisation of fans who attempt to strengthen their influence over the running of the club they support. There are over 140 Supporters’ Trusts across England, Wales and Scotland and the majority of these are affiliated to football clubs, however trusts also exist for Rugby league and Rugby Union.
The Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale is a metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England, through which the upper part of the River Calder flows, and from which it takes its name. There are also some small river valleys that contain tributaries of the Calder. Calderdale is made up of the amalgamation of six former local government districts, spanning (from east to west), the towns of Brighouse, Elland, Halifax, Sowerby Bridge, Hebden Bridge and Todmorden.
The Monkey Sanctuary was founded in 1964 by Len Williams, father of John Williams (guitarist), as a cooperative to care for rescued woolly monkeys. Based in Looe, Cornwall, the sanctuary is home to woolly monkeys that are descended from the original rescued pets, a growing number of capuchin monkeys rescued from the current UK pet trade, and small groups of rescued Barbary macaques and Patas monkeys.
The Co-operative Bank plc is a commercial bank in the United Kingdom and Guernsey, with its headquarters in Manchester. The bank markets itself as an ethical bank, and refuses to invest in companies involved in the arms trade, global climate change, genetic engineering, animal testing and use of sweated labour as stated in its ethical policy. The ethical policy was introduced in 1992.
The Asquith was a short-lived English automobile manufactured by a Halifax machine tool works from 1901 to 1902. The car originally had a front-mounted De Dion engine and belt-drive; this last was later replaced by a two-speed gearbox because the belts kept slipping disastrously. Probably only one car was built before the firm decided to concentrate on boring machinery.
The Coat of arms of the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale (England) was granted to the new council just a few months after the district was created as part of the new metropolitan county of West Yorkshire in 1974.
A phalarope is any of three living species of slender-necked shorebirds in the genus Phalaropus of the bird family Scolopacidae. They are close relatives of the shanks and tattlers, the Actitis and Terek Sandpipers, and also of the turnstones and calidrids. They are especially notable for two things: their unusual nesting behavior, and their unique feeding technique. Two species, the Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius, called Grey Phalarope in Europe) and Red-necked Phalarope (P.
Operas by Carl Maria von Weber File:Carl Maria von Weber. jpg Peter Schmoll und seine Nachbarn (1802) Silvana (1810) Abu Hassan (1811) Der Freischütz (1821) Euryanthe (1823) Oberon (1826) Die drei Pintos (posth. ) v • d • e Der Freischütz is an opera in three acts by Carl Maria von Weber to a libretto by Friedrich Kind. It is considered the first important German Romantic opera, especially in its national identity and stark emotionality.
The X Factor is a television show franchise originating in the United Kingdom, where it was devised as a replacement for Pop Idol. It is a singing competition, now held in various countries, which pits contestants against each other. These contestants are aspiring pop singers drawn from public auditions. The programs are produced by executive producer Simon Cowell and his company Syco TV. The "X Factor" of the title refers to the undefinable "something" that makes for star quality.