Beachy Head


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Beachy Head

A chalk cliff west of Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK, which is the highest such cliff in Britain, with a vertical drop of 162 m (530 feet), making it the world’s third most popular suicide landmark, behind only the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, CA, and the Aokigahara forest, Mount Fuji, Japan, not far behind.
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With Liam's 3 kgs claim, Beachy Head should be competitive and we at Grandstand Stables also have Mushaakis in the field, like Beachy Head, proven at Jebel Ali.
Coastguards and emergency services were called after a body was seen near the Beachy Head lighthouse.
You are given the opportunity to try from a range of over 150 real cask ales on tap, from quirky named brews - like the Grumpy Guvnor, What the Fox's Hat and the Legless Rambler, made in Beachy Head - to some really rather potent ciders.
Bad taste: Keith Lane, 61, whose wife died at Beachy Head, with a bottle of the beer.
30pm on Sunday November 20, members of the public reported that a woman was seen to jump or fall from the top of cliffs at Beachy Head.
At more than 500ft high, Beachy Head is renowned for its downland beauty but it has also gained infamy as a magnet for suicidal people.
A police spokesman said: "A man's body was found beneath the cliffs at Beachy Head on July 20.
Beachy Head is a 'sunshine song about suicide' which perfectly sums up the contradictions in the Williams live experience.
Coastguard rescue teams, police and ambulance crews were called after a member of the public reported seeing the car fly over the cliffs at Beachy Head, East Sussex, at about 1am yesterday.
Parker also re-created, in slightly different scales and arrangements, two recent site-specific hanging sculptures: A Side of England, 1999, a suspended composition of chunks of white chalk retrieved from a cliff at Beachy Head, an infamous British suicide magnet; and Hanging Fire (suspected arson), 1999/2000, which comprises dangling charcoal fragments from the burned remains of a London factory in a stylized bonfire shape.
But it is perhaps in her longer blank-verse pieces, The Emigrants and, especially, the posthumous Beachy Head, that her most free and direct writing is to be found.
This quintessentially scenic cliff is also the most famous suicide spot in England; for centuries, people have leapt to their death from Beachy Head.