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Luckily, those same burghers (a more farsighted lot than today's heads-in-the-sand antidevolutioners) persisted.
DESPITE the best efforts of the good burghers of Huddersfield it will have taken 70 years to change the surface of the road from Chapel Hill to Holme from river bed to cycle track.
Shennan Hutton bridges the divide between noble and burgher by employing the registers of urban aldermen to examine marriage alliances between nobles and burghers in fourteenth century Flanders (pp.
Meanwhile, the burghers would do better to examine preferential 20% council tax rates given to so-called charity shops, which are selling non-donated factory seconds, including furniture, at high prices, and seeing off legitimate businesses paying the full whack.
One of her works titled Left Behinder has a canopied bed enmeshed by lace panels; on the bed, a trunk with a video installation is placed surrounded by a webbed-in constellation of bottles with food recipes encapsulated as posthumous references to the lost community of Burghers (Sri Lankan Eurasians).
Like the burghers above them in the social hierarchy, those involved in prostitution believed in the importance of upholding financial obligations and contracts.
in person; here, too, the tragic burghers of Calais,
As chairman of the leisure scrutiny committee, it will be Coun Alden's job to check the small print on whatever decision the city burghers come to over the hallowed game.
The burghers of the Maiden City decided pounds 50,000 would help strengthen the "support infrastructure for Travellers".
Sir, Perhaps the burghers of Leuven did find the perfect beer more than 600 years ago, as the Stella Artois ad claims (The Grocer, 6 September, p22) but it would have borne little resemblance to today's beer.
So how hard can it be for the good burghers of the city council to recognise Birmingham's distinctive skyline?
No, the silly burghers of Islington Council have blown pounds 184,572 on fancy grub for meetings and get-togethers with visiting bigwigs.