Hinckley


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Hinckley

(ˈhɪŋklɪ)
n
(Placename) a town in central England, in Leicestershire. Pop: 43 246 (2001)
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She set out walking again; but this day she was fortunate, for she was soon overtaken by a carrier's cart which carried her to Hinckley, and by the help of a return chaise, with a drunken postilion--who frightened her by driving like Jehu the son of Nimshi, and shouting hilarious remarks at her, twisting himself backwards on his saddle--she was before night in the heart of woody Warwickshire: but still almost a hundred miles from Windsor, they told her.
Hinckley & bosworth borough council would like to invite contractors to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire for consideration in preparing a list to tender for the provision of the installation of central heating boilers and systems, to council properties throughout the hinckley & bosworth borough.
Investigators later on discovered that Hinckley got obsessed with Jodie Foster, an American actor.
Byline: ROGER CLARKE mail.sport@birminghammail.co.uk HINCKLEY 15 STOURBRIDGE 7
STOURBRIDGE 24 HINCKLEY 33 STOUR suffered a huge setback to their promotion hopes as early season leaders Hinckley pulled off a prized victory at Stourton.
A popular food festival is returning to Hinckley on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 August.
EAST MIDLANDS REGIONAL DIVISION ONE CHARNWOOD RUTLAND WARRIORS 61 HINCKLEY HURRICANES 37 CHARNWOOD Rutland Warriors maintained their unbeaten run in Division One on Sunday as they came out on top 61-37 in a top of the table clash against Hinckley Hurricanes.
LEADERS Hinckley ended Huddersfield RU's unbeaten run at five with a 41-18 success in National 2 North.
A judge deemed John Hinckley Jnr no longer poses a danger to himself or others and was discharged on Saturday to live full-time with his mother in Virginia.
John Hinckley Jr, the man who shot former president Ronald Reagan, was released from a Washington institution Saturday, nearly 35 years after the attempted assassination.
John Hinckley Jr, who tried to assassinate US president Ronald Reagan 35 years ago, was released from a psychiatric hospital last night.
A federal judge ruled in July that 61-year-old John Hinckley Jr was no longer a danger to himself or others and could leave St Elizabeth's Hospital to live full-time at his mother's home in Williamsburg, Virginia.