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rainbird

any of various birds, such as (in Britain) the green woodpecker, whose cry is supposed to portend rain
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Mr Young, a retired senior procurement manager for a building firm, said: "I knew nothing about Victor Noble Rainbird until I saw the North Tyneside Council blue plaque to him on West Percy Street in North Shields, where he lived.
David Young, chairman of the Friends of Victor Noble Rainbird, helped stage an exhibition of the artist's work at the Old Low Light heritage centre on North Shields Fish Quay, with PS6,500 being raised to pay for a memorial stone.
<BSculptor Neil Talbot with the carved headstone to artist Victor Noble Rainbird
Rainbird Primary School principal Charlotte de Oliveira said: "Our teachers and pupils here and at Excelsior Academy put a lot of thought into the name for our new primary school.
Mr Rainbird concedes: "The privatised rail companies are perfectly happy to pocket millions of pounds of taxpayers' money in subsidies, while slashing their services."
Rainbird died in 1936 at the age of 47, with his experiences while serving in the First World War, thought to have been a factor.
David Young, organiser of the exhibition of work by artist Victor Noble Rainbird
| A collection of paintings |by Victor Noble Rainbird will be on display at The Old Low Light
BY ASHLEIGH RAINBIRD Diary Editor GINGER Spice is back, for the price of a [euro]9 home dye kit.
THE outbreak of war in 1914 abruptly changed millions of lives - among them, that of Tyneside artist Victor Noble Rainbird.
EVERY FRIDAY in Rainbird School, parents are invited to join their Nursery and Reception class children.
Excelsior Academy, Newcastle PR adviser Gordon Arnott said: "Rainbird Primary School's newest and youngest pupils are settling into the newlyopened nursery class.