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Eccles

(ek`əlz), town (1991 pop. 37,166), Salford metropolitan district, NW England, in the Manchester metropolitan area on the Manchester Ship Canal. Industries include chemicals, rubber, plastics, textiles, and light and heavy engineering. Eccles cakes are famous. The parish church is said to date from 1111, although most of the present building is of the 15th cent.

Eccles

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Sir John Carew. 1903--97, Australian physiologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology (1963) with A. L. Hodgkin and A. F. Huxley for their work on conduction of nervous impulses

Eccles

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a town in NW England, in Salford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop.: 36 610 (2001)
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Eccles did not make it easy for Loughborough and showed some classy ruby of their own in an entertaining first 60 minutes before Loughborough found their extra gear to pull clear and put the game beyond the reach of the visitors.
Peanut was on screens last month when Kirk took him for a walk - while Eccles has featured in high profile story lines including passed around various street members after original owners Lena Thistlewood and and Blanche Hunt died.
The judging panel was comprised of professor Philip Davies, director of the Eccles Centre; Sarah Churchwell, professorial fellow in American Literature and chair of Public Understanding of the Humanities at the University of London; Richard Carwardine, formerly president of Corpus Christi College, Oxford; Catherine Eccles literary scout and granddaughter of David and Mary Eccles, who endowed the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the Library in 1991; and Dr Mercedes Aguirre, lead curator for the Americas at the British Library.
People are invited to comments on the proposal to rename Mount Eccles to Budj Bim, and also to rename Mount Eccles National Park to Budj Bim National Park.
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We are going into the event with a positive attitude and hope for the best," Eccles said.
Eccles was living in the South Bank area at the time he molested the girl, now a woman in her 20s.
A claim that Mr Eccles thought he had hit a sheep or badger was branded as "preposterous" by North Wales Police senior accident investigator Colin Dobbins.
Eccles also depicted the "spectrum of conflict" relevant enough that it could come out of a freshly printed operational doctrine manual today.
Householders were warned never to try to heat an Eccles cake using a microwave, with fears growing they could cause a more serious incident.
Eccles secured the trophy and pounds 600 first prize with a brilliant 13-dart leg which contained scores of 180, 91, 100 and 124 and a double eight checkout.
Eccles, 23, also terrorised a mum and daughter and kicked their car as they drove away.