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Synonyms for whin

very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers

small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye

any of various hard colored rocks (especially rocks consisting of chert or basalt)


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In addition to enhancing patient care by improving communication, WHIN reduces administrative costs by streamlining information transfer to its authorized users.
Mrs McCarten, Miss Mills and Mrs Hamilton at Acklam Whin with their Reception class 270916mgawhin
After four hours of play, Acklam Whin Primary from Middlesbrough triumphed with Darras Hall First School from Ponteland in second.
BODY SEARCH: Harewood Whin landfill site at Rufforth, near York, and (inset) Sarah Elizabeth Mournian
The GNAAS aircraft landed at Acklam Whin Primary School.
Steve said: "The unique grassland communities of the Whin Sill and the river shingles of the Tyne are two of Northumberland's most sensitive and scarce habitats, something we have a special responsibility for but which few people know much about.
Staff and governors from Acklam Whin Primary School in Middlesbrough, is one of four in the town to be awarded PS1,000 from the Government's Pupil Premium 090114prize
The Whin Sill is a quartz-dolerite rock, similar to basalt and outcrops appear from south-west Northumberland across the county to the coast.
The pupils pictured today go to Ack-Acklam Whin Primary School on Carlbury Avenue, Middlesbrough, and St Benedict's RC Primary School on Mersey Road, Redcar.
A silver coloured Citroen car was overturned after colliding with a van on Liverton Whin, in Saltburn, close to Marske Lane.
Acklam Whin Primary School, on Carlbury Avenue in Acklam, Middlesbrough, was visited by an Ofsted inspector last term, where it was found that the achievement, behaviour and safety of pupils, the quality of teaching, and leadership and management at the school were all good.
The boxing skills programme has been supported by 12 Middlesbrough schools including Acklam Whin Primary.
Other North East sited which made the shortlists were: In the Human Habitation cat-|egory, Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland where it sits on top of the Whin Sill ridge in Northumberland The magnesian limestone |cliffs of South Shields and Marsden in the Historical and Scientific Importance category.
Today we feature the new starters at Acklam Whin Primary School, Middlesbrough, New Marske Primary School and Green Gates Primary School, Redcar.
Acklam Whin Primary School contacted police after the two girls, both pupils at the school, reported being approached on Sedgefield Road at about 4.