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  Swale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Swale is a local government district in Kent, England.
The borough is named after the narrow channel called The Swale, a channel that separates the mainland of Kent from the Isle of Sheppey, and which occupies the central part of the district.
The district was formed in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, from the boroughs of Faversham and Queenborough-in-Sheppey (which covered all of Sheppey), the Sittingbourne and Milton urban district and Swale Rural District.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Swale   (216 words)

 Swale: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The swale, the strip of water separating north kent from the isle of sheppey, was known in roman times as the river swale....
Faversham is a town in kent, england, in the district of swale....
Hartlip is a village in the borough of swale, county of kent, england....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sw/swale.htm   (1003 words)

 Swale Ordinance
The swale is that area of right-of-way in front of your home between the edge of the road and your property line.
Swales are expected to be primarily landscaped with no ruts, bald spots or excessive weed growth.
All other encroachments (items not permitted in the swale) must be removed if they do not meet standards that determine that the encroachments do not have an adverse impact, at the time of sale or 50% renovation of the property.
www.miamibeachfl.gov /newcity/cityhall/swale.asp   (717 words)

 Swale Marina & Boat Sales
Swale Marina is situated in the picturesque village of Conyer, a typical North Kent marshland village with white timber clad houses.
Swale Marina has outstanding rural views across the marshlands and fields, the Saxon Shore-way offers riverside walks in the area which is renowned for its abundance of bird life, with the bird sanctuaries of Elmley and Fowley Island on its door-step.
Swale Marina offers far more than just a mooring for your boat; it is a place to enjoy, a place to stay and it is a boating centre, which caters for all the family.
www.swalemarina.co.uk   (656 words)

 The Swale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name The Swale refers to the strip of water separating North Kent from the Isle of Sheppey.
The Swale forms both a National Nature Reserve and a Special Protection Area: the eel grass, Ray's knotgrass, white seakale, glassworts and golden samphire support rare and uncommon migrant butterflies and moths, including the Essex emerald, the ground lackey, the clouded yellow butterfly and rare hawk-moths.
Most definitions of the word swale indicate it to mean a 'depression in the ground to allow water to drain into'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Swale   (309 words)

 Spokane County - Utilities - Stormwater Utility - Grassy Swale Construction
Swales are usually found in the front portion of new lots next to the street and sidewalk.
Swales are used to collect and dispose of stormwater runoff, and to remove pollutants from stormwater before it reaches underground sources of drinking water.
The floor of the swale should be level to evenly distribute water throughout the swale.
www.spokanecounty.org /UTILITIES/stormwtr/swale.asp   (791 words)

 Case-Based (CBR) Creativity: SWALE project home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
SWALE is a story understanding program that detects anomalous events and uses CBR to explain the anomalies.
SWALE code, developed in scheme for pedagogical purposes, can be downloaded and run to illustrate this process.
Research on the SWALE project was conducted by Alex Kass, David Leake, and Chris Owens, advised by Roger Schank and Chris Riesbeck.
www.cs.indiana.edu /~leake/projects/swale   (1417 words)

 Swale Stories
Runoff enters swale in a diffused manner as it flows over the grass removing nutrients and pollutants deposited by vehicles and atmospheric deposition.
Swales should have at least a 3:1 slope, 5:1 is recommended.
This grassed swale has a slope adjacent to the road reflecting the right ratio, but the slope adjacent to the walkway is steep.
h2o.enr.state.nc.us /wswp/images/swimages/swale_stories.htm   (734 words)

 Swale CAMRA Pub Profile - The Shipwright's Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It may be reproduced as long as permission is obtained from the author and source is acknowledged.
Yes the beers are good, and they are presented in a splendidly atmospheric pub, but what makes the Shipwright's extra special is that they that they all come straight from the barrel, no hand pumps are used.
There must be about a thousand pubs in Kent and the Shipwright's had proved to be the best in the eyes of the judges which, of course, were not connected to the Swale branch.
www.camra-swale.org.uk /pub_profiles/pp4/pp4.htm   (1071 words)

 Swale - Where Coast and Country Meet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Swale area enjoys a range of annual events, including the Sittingbourne Spectacular and the Faversham Hop Festival which both provide family entertainment.
In addition, the Swale Festival in July includes a variety of events and activities throughout the region.
Swale is approximately one hour away from the ferry ports of Dover, Ramsgate and Folkestone, and the Channel Tunnel terminus at Folkestone.
www.roomcheck.co.uk /nk/ea_default.asp   (159 words)

Swale, your set last night warmed my soul while we were submerged in an arctic venue.
A "swale" is a person from Wales that's been convicted of a sex crime.
Swale makes me long for strong coffee and beer and cold hands to hold it.
www.myspace.com /swale   (906 words)

 The Nature Conservancy in Indiana - Ivanhoe Dune & Swale
The dune ridges are dominated by fl oaks, with an understory of prairie grasses and wildflowers, such as puccoon, spiderwort and prairie phlox.
The swales are dominated either by buttonbush swamp or sedge meadows.
In the summer of 2001, the first of 250 Karner blue butterflies were released at Ivanhoe as part of a multi-year effort to restore this federally endangered species to the preserve.
nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/indiana/work/art6157.html   (334 words)

 Guidance to Reduce Residential Flooding
Drain tiles and swales provide a pathway for water to flow through higher land.
Swales should slope at least 1% (one foot of fall for every 100 feet of length).
The ground surface around the house should slope away from the foundation toward the swales.
www.villageoflombard.org /departments/commdev/floodguide/floodguide2.htm   (635 words)

 Swale Group - scaffolding, safety netting, hire and sale, swaledek
Conveniently situated at Lawson Industrial Estate, Middlesborough, York and Richmond, Swale Scaffolding's Hire and Sales Division is set up to provide the best possible service to their customers, both large and small, whether they are collecting or requiring delivery.
Whether the project is a simple house front or a long-term petro-chemical maintenance contract, Swale Scaffolding has expertise, materials, and capability to deliver the best possible service efficiently, economically and within specified time limits.
Swale Scaffolding appreciates the requirement for competence and safety in the individual environment.
www.swalegroup.com /hire.htm   (1155 words)

 Garden Terms: Definition of swale
A swale can be disguised as a dry creek providing interest to the landscape when dry, and acting to divert and direct water runoff after heavy rains.
A Swale is a ditch on the contour.
Soil and water run-off are caught in the swale which becomes a fertile area.
davesgarden.com /terms/go/900   (187 words)

 Swale Family Crest
In continental Europe, the most ancient recorded family crest was discovered upon the monumental effigy of a Count of Wasserburg in the church of St. Emeran, at Ratisobon, Germany...
In the Swale coat of arms as in all coat of arms the crest is only one element of the full armorial achievement.
Heraldry is defined as the hereditary art or science of blazoning, the description is appropriate technical terms of Coats-of-Arms and other heraldic and armorial insignia, and is of very ancient origin...
www.houseofnames.com /xq/asp.fc/qx/swale-family-crest.htm?a=54323-224   (477 words)

 Swale Coat of Arms
The name Swale was brought to England in the great wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066.
First found in Yorkshire where they were seated as Lords of the Manor of Swale from ancient times.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Ralph Swaile who settled in Philadelphia Pa. in 1880; George Swales who settled in St. Christopher in 1635.
www.houseofnames.com /xq/asp.c/qx/swale-coat-arms.htm   (1210 words)

 City of Miami Beach Investigates Changing Swale Ordinance
What the City plans to do is regulate the swale areas charging the property owner with the up-keep duties yet dictating what and how the owner needs to maintain or "enjoy" the use of the swale.
Some might even say the City abandoned the swale land forcing the residents to spend money and time on conserving and maintaining the City land without repayment.
Those that have grown into the swale are proposed to be illegal be the suggest rules this writer read.
www.citydebate.com /florida/miamibeach/template.php?url=0102200501.htm   (600 words)

 Welcome to Brompton on Swale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Village is located to the east of Richmond, attractively placed, as the name implies, along the northern bank of the River Swale, reputedly the fastest flowing river in the country.
The village is named in the 'Domesday Book' and the name is believed to be derived from 'broom' (the Shrub) and 'tun' an old English word for farmstead or village.
The first draft was completed in August 1086 and contained records for 13,418 settlements in the English counties south of the rivers Ribble and Tees, which was then the border with Scotland.
www.brompton-on-swale.org.uk   (386 words)

 Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
And if you're just visiting Swale, whether for work or pleasure, we're able to help you too.
The water shortage is getting ever more serious and Swale Borough Council is determined to help you understand the current restrictions.
This page is devoted to the review of the Swale Borough Local Plan, which was adopted by the Council in 2000.
www.swale.gov.uk   (209 words)

 Swale Rahabilitation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Some residents comprehend that standing water in their swales is natural, some are puzzled by the accumulation.
Swales were conceived to run from property to property, creating a stream that flows first to cross ditches and then to larger bodies of water.
Sixteen miles containing the City’s most challenging swales are being re-graded from January to June of 2006.
www.ci.palm-coast.fl.us /resident/projects/swales.php   (441 words)

 Swale CAMRA - The Campaign for Real Ale
We are sure that you will find the information contained within both usefull and interesting, it will be regularly updated which we hope will make it worth your while returning time after time.
Swale Branch covers the Towns of Faversham, Sittingbourne and surrounding villages plus the Isle of Sheppey, postcodes covered are ME9 to ME13 inclusive.
The branch also produces Swale Ale, an award winning magazine which is freely available at a number of outlets, to find out more visit the publications page.
www.camra-swale.org.uk   (482 words)

 Swale Housing - Anti Social Behaviour Procedures & Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
From 30 December 2004, all Housing Associations are required to publish a statement for residents outlining their policies and procedures on neighbour nuisance and anti-social behaviour.
The Swale Housing Association's statements outlining our policy and procedure are now available, you can view them by clicking the downloads on the Right of this page.
These statements give full details of how to make a complaint and how it will be dealt with.
www.swale-housing.org.uk /index.cfm?articleid=2681   (190 words)

 Swale Way Walking Holiday Yorkshire Dales National Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Walking the length of a river to its source, as explorers have been doing since the earliest of times, is always a magical prospect.
The Swale Way, which traces the course of the River Swale from its confluence with the River Ure in the Vale of York to its source in the windswept hills above Swaledale, is particularly enchanting.
Next, the Swale Way follows paths running along the top of the valley, which provide wonderful views across Swaledale, before descending to the attractive little town of Reeth, the 'capital' of upper Swaledale.
www.contours.co.uk /self-guided/swale-way-walking-holiday-yorkshire.htm   (334 words)

 An excellent review of Swale's credentials of Feng Shui International of Houston, Texas
Swale is the president and CEO of Feng Shui International.
As a private consultant, he has worked with architects, interior designers, landscapers, financial institutions, real estate developers, hospitals, hotels, and all phases of the commercial and residential real estate market.
Swale's most recent project was part of the FOX26 morning segment Decor and More featuring Feng Shui and Interior Design.
www.swale-fengshui.com /Credentials.htm   (155 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Augustine of Canterbury
On Christmas Day, 597, more than ten thousand persons were baptized by the first "Archbishop of the English".
The great ceremony probably took place in the waters of the Swale, not far from the mouth of the Medway.
News of these extraordinary events was at once dispatched to the pope, who wrote in turn to express his joy to his friend Eulogius, Bishop of Alexandria, to Augustine himself, and to the king and queen.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02081a.htm   (3160 words)

 GIS News: Historic Photography drives Swale's contamination search
Under Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, all local authorities are now obliged to locate and remediate any contaminated land within their jurisdiction.
The historic aerial photography now plays a key role in the search for potentially contaminated land in the Borough of Swale as it provides its officers with a unique landscape record from the WWII era showing past land uses not indicated on conventional maps.
The knowledge now being gleaned from the historical imagery and other sources is enabling the officers at Swale to identify potentially contaminated sites across the Borough as legally required.
www.gisdevelopment.net /news/viewn.asp?id=GIS:N_vjlqikte   (378 words)

 The Swale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 'River' Swale, or The Swale to gives its correct name, is the 13 mile channel that separates the Isle of Sheppey from the mainland of north Kent.
[The Swale is not a river given it is tidal at both ends and has no source.
It's eastern end at Harty Ferry joins the River Thames estuary 3 miles west of Whitstable whilst its western end flows into the River Medway at Sheerness.
www.faversham.org /visitors/swale.asp   (134 words)

 Swale may boost Lost in the Fog's Derby chances
He is the first horse to begin his career as a 2-year-old and win his first three starts with triple-digit Beyers since Afternoon Deelites in 1994.
Lost in the Fog, who returned to his Golden Gate Fields barn after the Sunshine Millions Dash and recorded sparkling 5-furlong workouts of :59 on Feb. 20 and :58.20 last Sunday, drew the outside post in an 11-horse field in the Swale Stakes.
At 7 furlongs, the Swale Stakes is Lost in the Fog's fourth straight sprint, not a normal pattern for a horse to make it to the 1 1/4-mile Kentucky Derby on May 7.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/archive/2005/03/05/SPG0OBKO881.DTL   (688 words)

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