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Parkes,

town and area (2016 pop. 14,608), New South Wales, SE Australia. North of the town is the Parkes Observatory, the site of a 210-ft (64-m) movable dish radiotelescope that opened in 1961.

Parkes

Sir Henry. 1815--96, Australian journalist and politician born in England, five times premier of New South Wales, advocate of free trade and Federation, and a founder of the public education system
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Each year, Parkes -- whose radio telescope played a pivotal role in bringing Neil Armstrong's 1969 moon landing to the world -- transforms into a haven for Elvis enthusiasts when it hosts a five-day tribute festival.
Here, we chart the journey of Parkes, from New Zealand's North Island to Welsh rugby's theatre of dreams.
<B Hadleigh Parkes in typically dynamic action for Scarlets in the west Wales derby against Ospreys
Parkes, who is believed to have taught at Inveralmond Community High in Livingston, claimed she was not aware of SQA guidance on quality assurance although she had been a marker for four years.
The conclusion of the hearing at Bradford Coroner's Court heard how Mrs Parkes had been at Calderdale for the previous two days where she underwent an endoscopy.
Parkes asks not what literary impressionism was, but what it did, in culture and history as well as aesthetics.
It has been reported that days before his death Mr Parkes, from Daventry, was arrested by police for attempting to groom a young girl - who turned out to be Hunter.
In fact, a lot of people trooped to Parkes Central Station in Australia's NSW just to see the arrival of the Elvis Express.
A court heard how Parkes and an accomplice went to the mosque early on November 13, 2010.
Parkes from near Cheltenham, southern England, was also said to have been angry at a television news report on Armistice Day in 2010, which showed Muslim extremists burning poppies during a demonstration in London.