More than 500 hopefuls have been whittled down
- and the winner will be heading to London's Southgate College for a grande finale on October 6.
THE 16 candidates whittled down
from 20,000 applicants are battling it out for a pounds 100,000-a-year (EUR130k) job as an apprentice to multi-millionaire mogul Alan Sugar.
An original Glenmuir entry of 300 has been whittled down
to 12 after six rounds and Walton was all square after 20 holes on Slaley's Hunting Course against John McGuinness, from the Whitekirk club in North Berwick.
The Casino Advisory Panel, the independent advisory body to the Government, said a provisional short-list of Blackpool, Wembley, Cardiff, Glasgow, the Millennium Dome, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sheffield had been whittled down
from 27 applications to host the venue.
The Empire State Development Corporation has whittled down
the number of developers competing for the project from seven to two and is, according to a published report, just a few weeks away from choosing a winning bid.
They were whittled down
to 15 and performed at Newcastle's Theatre Royal by local actors.
The tournament steps up a gear this week, with the 48 teams which entered having been whittled down
The list of applications was whittled down
to 118 and then, after site visits by DARPA personnel in May, the 40 finalists were selected.
Entrants will be whittled down
to six males and six females who then go to a public vote between June 8-19.
THE search for Carlow's anthem looks set for a rousing conclusion with entries now whittled down
to just 12 songs.
When the caps are whittled down
to nubs, cells cease dividing and soon die.
The original 100 artists who submitted ideas were whittled down
to three, but the memorial committee of eight are split 50-50 on a final choice.