This wealth of attractions puts the county right up there with a sixth place ranking behind only Cornwall, Westminster, Camden, Cumbria and Wiltshire for the sheer volume available to its population. A national league table shows there are18 accredited sites serving a population of 311,380 - a feat which business and tourism chiefs as well as academics want to see fully developed - to benefit its economic and cultural growth.
Hundreds of visitors beat a path to the zoo at Preston on the Weald Moors to see the four-legged competitors tackle the course. And there were plenty of cheers and applause as the winner Gromit Shaun nudged rival Hopeful Harry into second place during the event that saw two races showcased for the bank holiday. Hoo Farm owner Will Dorrell says: "The sheep races have gone down really well despite the weather not being massively helpful this time round, but it a lot better than it could have been.
The English Youth Ballet (EYB) is looking for 100 young people to shine in its major production off Ballet Études & Nutcracker Suite. Bosses are on the hunt for male and females, aged eight to 18, to rehearse and then dance alongside international principal dancers in three performances at the Grand Theatre, in Wolverhampton, from September 29 to 3. Auditions will be held on June 5 at the Grand Theatre, in Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton in two sessions.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".