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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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The letter from the councillors, drawn up by Sharmina August from Eccles, says: "The people of Salford are united in wanting to honour Alan's memory; he is an inspiration that future generations of Salfordians will remember with pride.
Eccles, of St Hilary's Drive, Deganwy, Conwy, pleaded guilty to going into the playing area at a football match when he appeared before deputy district judge Simon Morgan.
Eccles Finance is a family-run business, which has been active in home collected credit for over 50 years.
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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.
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.
The Fantasy Sports Trade Association's creation this week of a (http://www.ibtimes.com/daily-fantasy-sports-debate-self-regulatory-panel-faces-doubts-amid-federal-state-2160469) self-regulatory panel to police operators was only part of the solution, Eccles said.
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He told Eccles: "That being the case, I have decided not to impose further custody in this case." He imposed a two-and-ahalf year jail term, suspended for two years.
World Equestrian Games gold medallist Joanne Eccles of Great Britain, achieved the highest score of the day leading the field of twelve on 8.045, beating leader Anna Cavallaro from Italy on 7.954.
Eccles was living in the South Bank area at the time he molested the girl, now a woman in her 20s.