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valance

a short piece of drapery hung along a shelf, canopy, or bed, or across a window, to hide structural detail
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valance

1. A frame at the top of a window to conceal the tops of decorative draperies.
2. The draperies themselves.
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Judge Hurst also reminded Vallance, of Maple Road, Loughborough: "I told you all breaches of the court orders were reserved to me and for a single breach I'd lock you up for as long as I can.
But it was up to Adams and Vallance to provide the crucial component.
Recalling his first meeting with Amiss in the years before Vallance lost his licence, Turner added: "When he first came to Vallance's he'd never sat on a horse, but he had a plan and said we should ride out at five in the morning to get the horses fit.
Mr Vallance was suspended from the register on IS March with immediate effect.
Yorkshire Air Ambulance paramedic Andrew Armitage (left) and clinical operations |manager Pete Vallance practice using the Zoll Autopulse
The jury was shown a DVD which featured forensic scientist Mr Vallance in a bulletproof vest and wearing ear protectors and protective glasses blasting at a target with the Kalashnikov.
Passing sentence, he told Vallance: "You twisted Isabella's legs so violently as to fracture the left femur and right tibia, gripping and shaking her so violently you caused a catastrophic brain injury so that bleeding began and led to her very quickly losing consciousness.
| RICHIE VALLANCE has found | '"I've always been fasscinated by space...
A two-week trial heard that Wiggins's former partner, Tyler Vallance, pleaded guilty to the unlawful killing of Isabella Vallance at a previous hearing.
However, the PS1,000 full house prize in game C will be shared between Jane Vallance of Midlothian and Laurence McBride from Renfrewshire, last number called 82.
Mr Duncan described how the three robbers Connor Courtney, 18, Michael Vallance, 19, and Michael Jones, 22, ran into the back garden through the conservatory and two tried to climb over a wall but failed.
"It's a flexible technology," says Vallance. "By fitting into a standard 18in wheel, it allows us to target small- to medium-sized saloons, SUVs, pick-up trucks and commercial vehicles.