LEE KENNY Last updated 19:20, September 12 2018 STUFF A Nelson man has developed an app to show the scale of fictional and real spacecraft on a map. Ever imagined you're flying the Millennium Falcon or at the helm of the Death Star?Well, making the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs would be easy compared to figuring-out where to park the thing once you've disengaged the hyperdrive.Thankfully, help is at hand after a Kiwi software engineer created an ingenious app for his Star Wars-mad son.Tama Easton, from Nelson, designed parkmyspaceship after son Harry asked him how big a Star Destroyer was. READ MORE:Which is better: Millennium Falcon or USS Enterprise?Spacecraft replica awakens in OamaruAfter researching online he found the specifications and measured-out 1600 metres to demonstrate the ship's actual length.Easton then decided to build an app that allows users to gauge the exact size of fictional and real spacecraft and compare them to well-known landmarks … [Read more...] about Could you park the Millennium Falcon in Cathedral Square?
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A man has been arrested following the rape of a woman in Peterborough on Bank Holiday Monday. A 32-year-old man was arrested in Cathedral Square yesterday evening, Wednesday August 29, in connection with the rape of a woman in Peterborough on Monday, August 27.The rape took place in St George Avenue in Stanground. He has been released under investigation. … [Read more...] about Police swoop on man in Cathedral Square after woman is raped in Peterborough
The band said that the audience should “expect a few detours, expect the unexpected, this ‘tripfolk’ band has a big heart.” The open-air performance will showcase an unlikely mix of artists, characters and instruments, *etnika’s sound layers, enchanting melancholy and traditional tunes, lyrics and old Maltese instruments. Saturday, the 18th of August is the date to remember. Entrance to the concert, which starts at 9pm, is free and seating is available on a first-come first-served basis. The concert is supported by the Ministry for Gozo. Permalink: Open-air concert with *etnika at the Cathedral Square in Gozo … [Read more...] about Open-air concert with *etnika at the Cathedral Square in Gozo
IN PICTURES: International Friendship Day in Peterborough 0 Have your say The Mayor and Mayoress joined groups from across Peterborough to celebrate International Friendship Day on Saturday. A variety of stalls and displays greeted visitors to Cathedral Square in the city centre throughout the afternoon.Check out our full photo gallery from the day here. … [Read more...] about International Friendship Day is celebrated in Cathedral Square
New designs for Christchurch's neglected Cathedral Square have been released. Interconnected spaces for public events, paving and green areas are among the vision that Regenerate Christchurch has to draw people back into the once iconic square. The designs, released on Wednesday, include an option for three enclosed pavilions connected by a lattice-style structure which would provide a year-round undercover area for markets and other activities. The long-term plan is to get more people back into the square, Regenerate Christchurch chief executive Ivan Iafeta says. "There is already significant investment occurring around the square. "The most practical way to support that investment is to commit to a long-term vision over time while, in the meantime, getting more happening there and making it a place for the people again." Coupled with the restoration of the Anglican Cathedral, the square's regeneration will happen in stages as funding allows. A strategic plan will … [Read more...] about New designs for Christchurch’s Cathedral Square released