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English explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika

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Speke Airport was the scene of many hopeful journeys and victorious homecomings in the 1960s and 1970s.
Dates for Speke Hall's Winter Weekends - A Visit with Father Christmas are still available on December 15 and 16.
Wise Speke has been a first-class name for 105 years now, and I have to thank my grandfather and my father, among many others, for keeping it going all this time.
During the expedition, the pair became the first Europeans to stand on the shores of Lake Tanganyika (although Speke was still recovering from blindness and couldn't see the lake for himself).
Ben Speke, head of Wise Speke's Newcastle office, added: "Anna and Ken are great assets to the investment team at Wise Speke.
The gathering was to mark Wise Speke's 100th anniversary.
"The festival brings outdoor cinema to the very best heritage properties nationwide, and so where better to enjoy four nights of cinema than the glorious gardens of Speke?" | For more information, visit www.summernightsfilm.co.uk
Liverpool fans board their plane at Speke Airport bound for Rome to watch their team in action in their first ever European Cup Final against German side Borussia Moenchengladbach, May 1977
William Baker, head of Wise Speke in Teesside, said: "Michael's promotion to assistant director is a very well deserved accolade.
She said: "It's a very tough process, but one that Wise Speke is keen to put all their investment advisors through.
Now for a curious book--The Sad Story of Burton, Speke and The Nile or Was John Hanning Speke a Cad?--in which Stanford University professor WB Carnochan investigates the falling out of 19th-century explorers Richard Burton and John Hanning Speke over Speke's claim to have discovered the source of the Nile during their 1857-59 expedition to Africa.
CADBURY is bringing its special Easter Egg hunt back to the National Trust's Speke Hall this year.
BOULEVARD Industry Park, Speke; Cross Keys House (home of Turning The Place Over public art installation), Moorfields, Liverpool city centre; 73-81 and 353-355 Edge Lane, Liverpool; Estuary Commerce Park, Speke; National Bio Manufacturing Centre, Speke; Aerodrome Complex (former Liverpool airport), Speke; Harbord Street Industrial Estate, Edge Hill; Kingston House, Liverpool city centre; Land at Mercury Court, Liverpool city centre; Stonebridge Business Park, Gillmoss; Venture Point, Speke; Wavertree Technology Park,Wavertree; Cronton Colliery, Cronton; Wirral International Business Park, Bromborough; Lea Green Industrial Estate, St Helens; Daresbury Science and Innovation Campus, Daresbury; Hooton Business Park, Ellesmere Port; Land adjacent to Renaissance House, Warrington.
Investment manager Wise Speke has promoted six of its investment managers to assistant directors.