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Bonington

1. Sir Chris(tian John Storey). born 1934, British mountaineer and writer; led 1970 Annapurna I and 1975 Everest expeditions; reached Everest summit in 1985
2. Richard Parkes. 1801--28, British painter of landscapes and historical scenes
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Sir Chris Bonington CBE presented the award at a special reception held in Harrogate on 22 September.
Raising the level of the carriageway at the junctions of Bonington Drive and Arbury Avenue to reduce speeds.
The talented team of youngsters have performed at various events, from village events to gymnastic festivals across the world and were at Sutton Bonington in the late 1990's.
Scott made the summit with Bonington at 7pm on a mid-July evening.
Sir Chris is 84 today BIRTHDAYS: Sir Chris Bonington, mountaineer, 84; Dame Barbara Windsor, actress, 81; Ron Davies, Welsh politician, 72; Oliver Tobias, actor, 71; Reece Dinsdale, actor, 59; Michelle Yeoh, actress, 56; Geri Halliwell, singer-songwriter/actress, 46; Robin van Persie, footballer, 35.
The drama begins to unfold at 7,000 metres, with Scott, Bonington and two companions tucked snugly in their sleeping bags, prior to tackling a wall of steep, mixed ground before the final summit.
But for his first ever mountain climb Sir Chris Bonington, who has scaled Everest four times, would only have been met with fury.
Ian Fisk, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Room A23 Food Sciences, Sutton Bonington Campus, Sutton Bonington, Leicestershire LE12 5RD, UK; phone: +44 115 951 6037; email: ian.fisk@nottingham.ac.uk.