band chain

band chain

[′band ‚chān]
(engineering)
A steel or Invar tape, graduated in feet and at least 100 feet (30.5 meters) long, used for accurate surveying.
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Rebekah Handley, right, and, above, with her loom band chain, helped by mum Geri, | |dad Ian and Colette Byrne of Marie Curie Cancer Care
com/lookingoutforlinda Meanwhile, three boys from Gwynfair Caravan Park in Trearddur Bay have been fundraising for the local RNLI during their summer holidays, aiming to make a loom band chain of over 250 metres as well as selling individual bracelets.
Brothers Evan and Cary Redford-Rudd (aged 10 and nine), along with friend Noah Middleton, 10, have made a continuous band chain to go around the green field at the park.
There was music from Commitments tribute band Chain of Fools, magic and mayhem with Mark Dominic, and all kinds of children's entertainments throughout Saturday afternoon ahead of the big switch on.
ON SONG: Tribute band Chain of Fools belt out songs from the hit film of the 80s The Commitments led by singer Bob Bell BRIGHT SMILES: Taylan Ozturk, aged five, with his new Star Wars light sabre FAMILY OUTING: Groups of mums and dads lead their happy children home after the big event REVVED UP: Morgan Pirone enjoys the merry-go-round CHRISTMAS VISITOR: Victoria McKenna (left), aged two, and Ellie Green, aged three, meet Father Christmas EXCITED: Four year old Georgia Barrington (above) waits expectantly for the lights to go on, and (left) the Bilton Silver Band go through their repertoire of Christmas tunes and carols for the gathering crowds SWITCHED ON: Proud Mayor Ish Mistry turns the lights on with the help of his son Vikesh, aged nine, and Jack Nowill, seven
Organisers have also lined up Blazzy Bear and Chums, Dustbin Days with Joe Ridgley and Friends and The Commitments tribute band Chain of Fools.