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Found 7 resource(s) in 'Looking at your Community', for September 2022.
Looking at Community (all articles) for September 2022All in the month of SEPTEMBER Hadrian’s Wall now 1900 years old When the Church first agreed that the Earth went around the Sun Highest temperatures ever recorded Remembering Mother Teresa, 25 years on Join in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for MacMillan Cancer Support ** Editor: We continue our column that looks at memorable... (1868 words)
All in the month of SEPTEMBERIt was: 1900 years ago, from 13th September 122 to 128 that Hadrian’s Wall was built in northern England. It ran for 80 miles from coast to coast and marked the northern limit of the Roman Empire. The Roman Emperor, Hadrian, wanted to separate the Romans from ‘the barbarians.’ 200 years ago, on 11th September... (518 words)
Happy Birthday to Hadrian’s WallIt was 1900 years ago, from 13th September 122 to 128, that Hadrian’s Wall was built in northern England. It ran for nearly 80 miles from coast to coast and marked the northern limit of the Roman Empire. The Roman Emperor, Hadrian, wanted to separate the Romans from ‘the barbarians’. In pre-Christian England the Picts... (263 words)
When the Church first agreed that the Earth went around the SunIt was only 200 years ago, on 11th September 1822, that the Roman Catholic Church admitted that the 16th century astronomer Galileo Galilei might have been right about the Earth orbiting the Sun. The College of Cardinals reversed the Church’s condemnation of his ideas. Galileo had spent the last nine years of his life under... (307 words)
Highest temperatures ever recordedOne hundred years ago, on 13th September 1922, the highest temperature ever recorded in the world was reported to be 57.7 Centigrade (136 Fahrenheit) in Al’Aziziyah in Libya. This stood for nearly a century but was challenged at various times and eventually decertified by the World Meteorological Organisation in 2012, which believed there was a... (211 words)
Remembering Mother Teresa, 25 years onSome 25 years ago, on 5th September 1997, Mother Teresa died. She was an Albanian nun who was born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu in what is now Skopje, North Macedonia, and spent most of her life in India, founding and running the Missionaries of Charity. She was winner of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. Mother Teresa,... (286 words)
Don’t miss the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for MacMillan Cancer SupportThe World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan Cancer Support’s biggest annual fundraising event, held to support people living with cancer. People all over the UK either host or attend a Coffee Morning to raise money for Macmillan. The official date is Friday 30th September, but a coffee morning to support MacMillan can be held at any time.... (106 words)
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