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Speke

 (spēk), John Hanning 1827-1864.
British explorer in Africa. He and Sir Richard Burton were the first Europeans to explore Lake Tanganyika (1858).
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Noun1.Speke - English explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika; he also discovered Lake Victoria and named it (1827-1864)
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Williams, whose works are spread around the venue, including in the great hall, explains: "I've written my own text based on a light-hearted view of a fictional future for Speke Hall.
Once the picture was complete, it was added to a massive drawing of Speke Hall, with natural materials gathered from the woodland and estate to create a collage of the grounds.
Margaret, 32, joined Wise Speke as an investment adviser in 1997, having been introduced to the company on a 12-month work placement whilst studying at university.
A spokesman at the Basel headquarters of the Swiss drugs giant declined to divulge how many H1N1 doses Speke will make.
In what can be a highly demanding and intense working environment, the flexibility and understanding offered by her employers at Wise Speke has meant Fiona can have it all ( a successful career in a high-flying industry and time to spend with her family.
Volunteer Kim Taylorth with a giant egg at Speke Hall
Now, nearly four years on, she advises on clients' investments on a daily basis at Wise Speke and says she has never looked back.
Work selecting a site began in the late 1920s and a then-greenfield area of Speke was selected because it was a low fog area, with room to expand.
The Open Morris Weekend of Dance 2008 saw sides from across the country dance at various Merseyside sites including Speke Hall and Albert Dock.
James Rainbow of Wise Speke said: "As a company we are very keen supporters of sporting events.
Fantastic" Ann Shaw, who played an integral part in running the community-centred Speke Adventure Playground, passed away on Wednesday morning, aged 62.
The Speke site produces the drug Capastat, one of few available to treat multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDRTB).