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Accrington is a town in the Hyndburn borough of Lancashire, England. [1]

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A roads in Zone 6 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

List of A roads in zone 6 in Great Britain starting east of the A6 and A7 roads and west of the A1 (road beginning with 6).

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A56 road

The A56 is a road in England which extends between the city of Chester in Cheshire and the village of Broughton in North Yorkshire.

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Accrington (UK Parliament constituency)

Accrington was a parliamentary constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 to 1983.

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Accrington Academy

Accrington Academy is a mixed 11-18 Academy in Accrington, Lancashire.

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Accrington and Rossendale College

Accrington and Rossendale College is a further education college based in Accrington, Lancashire, England.

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Accrington brick

Accrington bricks, or Noris are a type of iron-hard engineering brick, produced in Altham near Accrington, Lancashire, England from 1887 to 2008 and again from 2015.

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Accrington F.C.

Accrington Football Club was an English football club from Accrington, Lancashire, who were one of the founder members of The Football League.

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Accrington Observer

The Accrington Observer is a weekly paper featuring the town of Accrington and its surrounding areas.

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Accrington Pals

The Accrington Pals, officially the 11th (Service) Battalion (Accrington), East Lancashire Regiment, was a pals battalion of Kitchener's Army raised in and around the town of Accrington.

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Accrington railway station

Accrington railway station serves the town of Accrington in Lancashire, England.

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Accrington Stanley F.C.

Accrington Stanley Football Club is an English football club based in Accrington, Lancashire.

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Alan Ramsbottom

Alan Ramsbottom (born 30 April 1936)http://www.siteducyclisme.net/ploegfiche.php?id.

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Aldi (stylized as ALDI) is a leading global discount supermarket chain with over 10,000 stores in 18 countries, and an estimated turnover of more than €50bn.

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Altham, Lancashire

Altham is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Hyndburn, in Lancashire, England.

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Andy Hargreaves (academic)

Andrew (Andy) Hargreaves (born 13 February 1951) is the Thomas More Brennan Chair in Education at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College.

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Anthony Rushton

Anthony Rushton (born 3 November 1971) is a British tech entrepreneur and the co-founder and chief executive officer of Telemetry, an online video advertising security and optimisation firm.

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Argos (Modern Greek: Άργος; Ancient Greek: Ἄργος) is a city and a former municipality in Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece.

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Arndale Centre

Arndale Centres were the first "American-style" malls to be built in the United Kingdom.

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Arnold Clark

Sir John Arnold Clark (born 27 November 1927) is a Scottish businessman, ranked #4 in the Sunday Times Motoring Rich List.

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Asda Stores Limited is an American-owned, British founded supermarket retailer, headquartered in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

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ATS Euromaster

ATS Euromaster is the British affiliate of the European tyre service provider Euromaster.

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Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire, England.

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B & M

B&M European Retail Value S.A. (also known as B&M Bargains and the larger B&M Homestore) was formed in 1978 and is now one of the leading variety retailers in the United Kingdom, employing over 20,000 staff.

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B&Q plc, originally known as Block & Quayle, is a British multinational DIY and home improvement retailing company with headquarters in Eastleigh, England, United Kingdom.

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A battalion is a military unit.

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Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme (Bataille de la Somme, Schlacht an der Somme), also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire.

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Baxenden is a village and ward located in the Borough of Hyndburn in Lancashire, North-West England.

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Beeching cuts

The Beeching cuts (also Beeching Axe) refer to the reduction of route network and restructuring of the Railways in Great Britain outlined in two reports, The Reshaping of British Railways (1963) and The Development of the Major Railway Trunk Routes (1965), written by Dr Richard Beeching and published by the British Railways Board.

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Belthorn is a small moorland village situated to the south-east of Blackburn in Lancashire, England.

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Bensons for Beds

Bensons for Beds is Britain's largest bed retailer specialising in beds, mattresses and bedroom furniture.

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Blackburn is a large town in Lancashire, England.

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Blackburn College (Blackburn with Darwen)

Blackburn College is a further and higher education college in Blackburn, in the unitary authority of Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire, England.

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Blackburnshire (also known as Blackburn Hundred) was a hundred, an ancient sub-division of the county of Lancashire, in northern England.

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Blackpool is a major seaside resort and borough of Lancashire, North West England.

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Blackpool Airport

Blackpool Airport is an airport on the Fylde coast of Lancashire, England, in the Borough of Fylde, just outside the Borough of Blackpool.

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Blackpool Tower

The Blackpool Tower is a tourist attraction in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, which was opened to the public on 14 May 1894.

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Blue Inc

Blue Inc is a chain of fashion retail stores based and operating across the United Kingdom.

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Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (Bavarian Motor Works), commonly known as BMW or BMW AG, is a German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company founded in 1916.

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Boots Opticians

Boots Opticians Ltd. operates a chain of ophthalmic and dispensing optician stores in the United Kingdom.

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Boots UK

Boots UK Limited (formerly Boots the Chemist), trading as Boots, is a pharmacy chain in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with outlets in most high streets, shopping centres and airport terminals.

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Boy band

A boy band (or boyband) is loosely defined as a vocal group consisting of young male singers, usually in their teenage years or in their twenties at the time of formation, singing love songs marketed towards young females.

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BP plc, also referred to by its former name British Petroleum, is one of the world's six "supermajor" oil and gas companies.

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Britain's Got Talent

Britain's Got Talent (often shortened to BGT) is a British television talent show competition which started in June 2007 and originated from the ''Got Talent'' franchise.

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British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation (or BHF) is a charity organisation in the United Kingdom that funds research, education, care and awareness campaigns aimed to prevent heart diseases in humans.

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BT Group

BT Group plc, trading as BT, is a British multinational telecommunications services company with head offices in London, England, United Kingdom.

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Burger King

Burger King, often abbreviated as BK, is an American global chain of hamburger fast food restaurants headquartered in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States.

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Burnley is a market town in Lancashire, England, with a population of around 73,500.

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Burton (retailer)

Burton is a large United Kingdom high street clothing retailer.

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Bury (locally also) is a town in Greater Manchester, England.

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Calder Valley Line

The Calder Valley Line (also previously known as the Caldervale Line) is a railway route in Northern England between the cities of Leeds and Manchester as well as the seaside resort of Blackpool.

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Card Factory

Card Factory is a chain of greeting card and gift stores in United Kingdom founded by Dean Hoyle and his wife Janet; the first store opened in 1997.

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Carnegie library

A Carnegie library is a library built with money donated by Scottish-American businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.

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Carphone Warehouse

Carphone Warehouse is a British mobile phone retailer, with over 2,400 stores across Europe.

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Cash Generator

Cash Generator is a United Kingdom-based national pawn broker.

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A cenotaph is an "empty tomb" or a monument erected in honour of a person or group of people whose remains are elsewhere.

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Chartism was a working-class movement for political reform in Britain which existed from 1838 to 1858.

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Chevrolet, colloquially referred to as Chevy and formally the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).

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Chorley is a market town in Lancashire, in North West England.

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Christmas or Christmas Day (Crīstesmæsse, meaning "Christ's Mass") is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Church of England

The Church of England is the officially-established Christian church in England, and the mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

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Church, Lancashire

Church is a village in Hyndburn, Lancashire, England; situated a mile west of Accrington.

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City of Carlisle

The City of Carlisle is a local government district of Cumbria, England, with the status of a city and non-metropolitan district.

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Clayton-le-Moors is a village in Hyndburn in Lancashire, England.

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Clitheroe is a town and civil parish in the Borough of Ribble Valley in Lancashire, England.

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Coronation Street

Coronation Street (informally known as Corrie) is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 1960.

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Costa Coffee

Costa Coffee is a British multinational coffeehouse company headquartered in Dunstable, England, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Whitbread.

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Cotton mill

A cotton mill is a factory housing powered spinning or weaving machinery for the production of yarn or cloth from cotton, an important product during the Industrial Revolution when the early mills were important in the development of the factory system.

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In ordinary language, the term crime denotes an unlawful act punishable by a state.

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A culvert is a structure that allows water to flow under a road, railroad, trail, or similar obstruction from one side to the other side.

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Currys is a British electrical retailer operating in the UK and Ireland, owned by Dixons Carphone.

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David Lloyd (cricketer)

David Lloyd (born 18 March 1947) is an English former cricketer who played county cricket for Lancashire and Test and One Day International cricket for England.

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De Lacy

de Lacy (Laci, Lacie, Lascy, Lacey) is the surname of an old Norman noble family which originated from Lassy, Calvados.

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Diana Vickers

Diana Vickers (born 30 July 1991) is a British singer-songwriter, actress, fashion designer and model who initially came to public attention as a semi-finalist on The X Factor in 2008.

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Dorothy Perkins

Dorothy Perkins is a women’s fashion retailer based in the United Kingdom.

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Dual carriageway

A dual carriageway (North American English: divided highway) is a class of highway with dual carriageways for traffic travelling in opposite directions separated by a central reservation (North American English: median).

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Dutch language

Dutch is a West Germanic language that is spoken in the European Union by about 23 million people as a first language—including most of the population of the Netherlands and about sixty percent of that of Belgium—and by another 5 million as a second language.

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A dye is a colored substance that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is being applied.

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East Lancashire Line

The East Lancashire Line is a railway line in the Lancashire region of England, which runs between Preston and Colne, through Blackburn, Accrington and Burnley (Central) and Barracks).

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East Lancashire Regiment

The East Lancashire Regiment was, from 1881 to 1958, a line infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Edward Ormerod

Edward Ormerod (2 May 1834 – 26 May 1894) was an English mining engineer.

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EE Limited

EE, formerly Everything Everywhere, is a British mobile network operator and internet service provider.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is the queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Emergency department

An emergency department (ED), also known as an accident & emergency department (A&E), emergency room (ER) or casualty department, is a medical treatment facility specializing in emergency medicine, the acute care of patients who present without prior appointment; either by their own means or by that of an ambulance.

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Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is a 102-storyDepending on the source, the floor count of the Empire State Building is variously cited as 102 or 103.

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England and Wales

England and Wales, is a jurisdiction covering two of the four countries of the United Kingdom, which form the constitutional successor to the former Kingdom of England and follow a single legal system, known as English law.

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Esso is an international trade name for ExxonMobil and its related companies.

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First day on the Somme

The first day on the Somme, 1 July 1916, was the opening day of the Battle of Albert the name given by the British to the first two weeks of the Battle of the Somme.

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Fleetwood Town F.C.

Fleetwood Town Football Club is an English professional association football club, based in the town of Fleetwood in Lancashire.

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Football League Third Division North

The Third Division North of the Football League was a tier in the English association football league system from 1921 to 1958.

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Ford of Europe

Ford of Europe AG is a subsidiary company of Ford Motor Company founded in 1967, with headquarters in Cologne, Germany.

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Frederick Higginbottom

Frederick James Higginbottom (21 October 1859 - 12 May 1943) was a British journalist and newspaper editor.

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Frisian languages

The Frisian languages are a closely related group of Germanic languages, spoken by about 500,000 Frisian people, who live on the southern fringes of the North Sea in the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark.

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Fulton's Foods

Fulton's Foods is a frozen food retailer chain, which is based in Darton, South Yorkshire, and operates throughout The Midlands and the North of England.

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Gala Coral Group

Gala Coral Group Ltd is a British betting shop, bingo and casino operator owned by private equity firms Candover Investments, Cinven and Permira.

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Game (retailer)

Game Digital plc (formerly The Game Group plc; usually known by its high street name Game and stylised as GAME) is a British video games retail company.

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General strike

A general strike (or mass strike) is a strike action in which a substantial proportion of the total labour force in a city, region, or country participates.

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German Army (German Empire)

The Imperial German Army (Deutsches Heer) was the name given to the combined land and air forces — not including the Marine-Fliegerabteilung maritime aviation formations of the Kaiserliche Marine — of the German Empire.

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Graeme Fowler

Graeme "Foxy" Fowler (born 20 April 1957, Accrington, Lancashire) is a former English professional cricketer, who played for Lancashire, England, and later for Durham.

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Grainger Games

Grainger Games is an independent video game retailer chain in the United Kingdom.

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Great Harwood

Great Harwood is a township in the Hyndburn district of Lancashire, England, north-east of Blackburn.

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Greg Pope

Gregory James Pope (born 29 August 1960) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hyndburn from 1992, until retiring at the 2010 general election.

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Greggs plc is the largest bakery chain in the United Kingdom, with 1,671 outlets.

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Guildford is the historic county town of Surrey, EnglandOS Explorer map 145:Guildford and Farnham.

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Halfords Autocentre

Halfords Autocentres (formerly Nationwide Autocentre) is a car servicing and repair company in the United Kingdom, specialising in car servicing, MOT testing, brakes, tyres, Exhausts, and air conditioning services/repairs.

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Halifax (bank)

Halifax (previously known as Halifax Building Society) is a banking chain in the United Kingdom and a division of Bank of Scotland, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds Banking Group.

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Harrison Birtwistle

Sir Harrison Birtwistle (born 15 July 1934) is a British composer.

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Harveys Furniture

Harveys Furniture is a British retail chain, specialising in living room and dining room furniture, with over 150 stores throughout the United Kingdom.

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Haslingden is a town in Rossendale, Lancashire, England.

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Haworth Art Gallery

The Haworth Art Gallery is a public art gallery on the website of the Hyndburn Borough Council located in Accrington, Lancashire, northwest England, and is the home of the largest collection in Europe of Tiffany glass from the studio of Louis Comfort Tiffany.

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Hayley Cropper

Hayley Anne Cropper (previously Harold Patterson) was a fictional character from the British television soap opera, Coronation Street, played by actress Julie Hesmondhalgh.

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Heathland School

Heathland School is an independent school situated in Accrington, Lancashire in North West England.

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Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener

Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener (24 June 1850 – 5 June 1916) was a senior British Army officer and colonial administrator who won fame for his imperial campaigns and later played a central role in the early part of World War I, although he died halfway through it.

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High Court of Justice

Her Majesty's High Court of Justice in England (usually known as the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, the High Court of Justice or, simply, the High Court) is, together with the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court, one of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

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Holland & Barrett

Holland & Barrett is a chain of health food shops with over 1000 stores in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, UAE, China, Singapore, Spain, Malta, Cyprus and Gibraltar.

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Hollie Steel

Hollie Steel (born on 1 July 1998) is a schoolgirl and performer from Accrington, England.

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Home Bargains

Home Bargains is a chain of discount stores, offering home bargains, operating throughout the United Kingdom, founded by Tom Morris in Liverpool, approximately 40 years ago.

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Homebase is a British home improvement retailer and garden centre, with 323 stores across the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

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A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized staff and equipment.

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Howard & Bullough

Howard & Bullough was a firm of textile machine manufacturers in Accrington, Lancashire.

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Howdens Joinery

Howden Joinery Group plc is the parent company for the Howdens Joinery business (Howdens), a supplier of kitchens and joinery products, which are sold to small builders.

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Huncoat is a small village in Lancashire, England; situated in the North West.

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Hundred (county division)

A hundred was an administrative division which was geographically part of a larger region; it was formerly used in England, Wales, South Australia, some parts of the United States, Denmark, Southern Schleswig, Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Norway.

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Hyndburn is a local government district with borough status in Lancashire, England whose council is based in Accrington and the district is named after the River Hyndburn.

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Hyndburn (UK Parliament constituency)

Hyndburn is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Graham Jones of the Labour Party.

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Iceland (supermarket)

Iceland Foods Ltd (trading as Iceland) is a British supermarket chain, which sells frozen foods, including prepared meals and vegetables.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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Jack Straw

John Whitaker Straw (born 3 August 1946) is a British politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Blackburn from 1979 to 2015.

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Janice Battersby

Janice Bernadette Battersby (née Lee) is a fictional character in the UK television ITV soap opera, Coronation Street.

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Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson, OBE (born 27 August 1959) is an award-winning English writer, who became famous with her first book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, a semi-autobiographical novel about a sensitive teenage girl rebelling against conventional values.

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John Rex Whinfield

John Rex Whinfield CBE (16 February 1901; Sutton, Surrey, England – 6 July 1966; Dorking, Surrey) was a British chemist who, together with James Tennant Dickson investigated polyesters and in 1941 produced and patented the first polyester fibre which they named Terylene, also known as Dacron, equal to or surpassing nylon in toughness and resilience.

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John Virtue

John Virtue is an English artist who specialises in monochrome landscapes.

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Jon Anderson

John Roy "Jon" Anderson (born 25 October 1944) is an English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist musician best known as the former lead vocalist in the progressive rock band Yes.

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Julie Hesmondhalgh

Julie Claire Hesmondhalgh (born 25 February 1970) is an English actress, known for her role as Hayley Cropper in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street between 1998 and 2014.

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KFC (short for Kentucky Fried Chicken) is a fast food restaurant chain that specializes in fried chicken and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, in the United States.

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Kirkstall Abbey

Kirkstall Abbey is a ruined Cistercian monastery in Kirkstall north-west of Leeds city centre in West Yorkshire, England.

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Kwik Fit

Kwik Fit is a car servicing and repair company in the United Kingdom, specialising in tyres, brakes, Exhausts, MOT testing, car servicing, air conditioning recharge, oil changes and windscreen repair.

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Ladbrokes plc is a British-based betting & gaming company.

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Lancashire (archaically the County Palatine of Lancaster; abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.

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Lancashire Cotton Famine

The Lancashire Cotton Famine, also known as the Cotton Famine or the Cotton Panic (1861–65), was a depression in the textile industry of North West England, brought about by overproduction in a time of contracting world markets.

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Lancashire Telegraph

The Lancashire Telegraph, formerly the Lancashire Evening Telegraph, is a local tabloid newspaper distributed in East Lancashire, England.

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Lancashire United

Lancashire United Lancashire United Limited is a bus operator, running services in the boroughs of Blackburn, Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley.

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Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is located at Yeadon, in the City of Leeds Metropolitan District in West Yorkshire, England, northwest of Leeds city centre itself.

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Lidl Stiftung & Co.

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Listed building

A listed building, in the United Kingdom, is one that has been placed on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.

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Listed buildings in Accrington

Accrington is a town in Hyndburn, Lancashire, England.

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Local Government Act 1972

The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.

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M65 motorway

The M65 is a motorway in Lancashire, England.

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M66 motorway

The M66 is a motorway in Lancashire and Greater Manchester, England.

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Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport, is an international airport in Ringway, Manchester, England.

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Manchester city centre

Manchester city centre is the central business district of Manchester, England, within the boundaries of the River Irwell, Great Ancoats Street and Whitworth Street.

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Manchester Evening News

The Manchester Evening News (MEN) is a regional daily newspaper covering the Manchester area of the United Kingdom.

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Manorialism, an essential element of feudal society, was the organizing principle of rural economy that originated in the villa system of the Late Roman Empire, was widely practiced in medieval western and parts of central Europe, and was slowly replaced by the advent of a money-based market economy and new forms of agrarian contract.

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Marks & Spencer

Marks and Spencer plc (also known as M&S) is a major British multinational retailer headquartered in the City of Westminster, London.

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McDonald's is the world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries across 35,000 outlets.

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Mercure Hotels

Mercure Hotels is a brand of hotels run by French multinational corporation AccorHotels.

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Michael Atherton

Michael Andrew Atherton OBE (born 23 March 1968) is a broadcaster, journalist and retired England international cricketer.

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Middle English

Middle English (ME) refers to the dialects of the English language spoken in parts of the British Isles after the Norman conquest (1066) until the late 15th century.

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Mike Duxbury

Michael "Mike" Duxbury (born 1 September 1959) is a former footballer who won 10 caps for England.

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Mini (marque)

Mini (styled as MINI) is a British automotive marque owned by BMW which specialises in small cars.

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Monastic grange

A monastic grange was a manor or other centre of an outlying farming estate belonging to a monastery and used for food production in Great Britain, Ireland, or Austria.

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Montauban-de-Picardie is a commune in the Somme department in Picardy in northern France.

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Mount Carmel RC High School

Mount Carmel RC High School is a coeducational Roman Catholic secondary school located in Accrington in the county Lancashire, England.

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Municipal borough

Municipal boroughs were a type of local government district which existed in England and Wales between 1835 and 1974, in Northern Ireland from 1840 to 1973 and in the Republic of Ireland from 1840 to 2002.

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Mystic Meg

Mystic Meg (born Margaret Anne Lake on 27 July 1942) is one of Britain's most popular astrologers and psychics, who had regular astrology columns in The Sun until 2 January 2015, and, until its demise, in the News of the World.

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National League (English football)

The National League is an association football league in England consisting of three divisions, the National League, National League North and National League South.

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National Rail


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National Tyres and Autocare

National Tyres and Autocare is an independent tyre and automotive parts retailer based in Stockport in Greater Manchester, England.

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Nationwide Building Society

Nationwide Building Society is a British mutual financial institution and the largest building society in the world.

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National Westminster Bank Plc, commonly known as NatWest, is the largest retail and commercial bank in the United Kingdom.

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Netherwood Hughes

Netherwood "Ned" Hughes (12 June 1900 – 4 April 2009) was one of the last two Tommies who served the United Kingdom during the First World War, along with Harry Patch, although Patch is the only one to have seen action.

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Next plc

Next, styled as next, is a British multinational clothing, footwear and home products retailer headquartered in Enderby, Leicestershire.

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Nicholas Freeston

Nicholas Freeston (1907-1978) was an English poet who spent most of his working life as a weaver in cotton mills near his home in Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire.

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"Nonconformist" or "Non-conformist" was a term used in England and Wales after the Act of Uniformity 1662 to refer to a Protestant Christian who did not "conform" to the governance and usages of the established Church of England.

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Norden High School and Sports College

Norden High School is a high school situated in the small town of Rishton, Lancashire, England.

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O2 (United Kingdom)

Telefónica UK Limited (trading as O2 – stylised as O2) is a telecommunications services provider in the United Kingdom owned by Telefónica.

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Old English

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc) or Anglo-Saxon is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.

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Olympic Games

The modern Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques) are the leading international sporting event featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.

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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a novel by Jeanette Winterson published in 1985, which she subsequently adapted into a BBC television drama of the same name.

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Oswaldtwistle ("ozzel-twizzel") is a large village within the Hyndburn borough of Lancashire, England.

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Oxford United F.C.

Oxford United Football Club is an English association football club based in Oxford, Oxfordshire.

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Paddy Power

Paddy Power is an Irish bookmaker.

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Pals battalion

The Pals battalions of World War I were specially constituted battalions of the British Army comprising men who had enlisted together in local recruiting drives, with the promise that they would be able to serve alongside their friends, neighbours and colleagues ("pals"), rather than being arbitriarily allocated to battalions.

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PC World (retailer)

PC World is one of the United Kingdom's largest retail chains of mass-market computers superstores.

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Peacocks (clothing)

Peacocks is a fashion retail chain based in Cardiff, Wales.

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Pets at Home

Pets at Home is the United Kingdom's largest pet supplies retailer, with more than 370 stores and 6,000 employees.

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Polyethylene terephthalate

Polyethylene terephthalate (sometimes written poly(ethylene terephthalate)), commonly abbreviated PET, PETE, or the obsolete PETP or PET-P, is the most common thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family and is used in fibers for clothing, containers for liquids and foods, thermoforming for manufacturing, and in combination with glass fiber for engineering resins.

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Post Office Ltd

Post Office Ltd, (Oifis a'phuist, Swyddfa’r Post), is a retail post office company in the United Kingdom that provides a wide range of products including postage stamps and banking to the public through its nationwide network of post office branches.

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Poundland is a British variety store chain which sells most items in its stores for £1.

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Poundstretcher (previously styled as £-stretcher or...instore) is a chain of discount stores operating in the United Kingdom.

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Preston, Lancashire

Preston is a city and the administrative centre of Lancashire, England.

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Primary school

A primary school or elementary school is a school in which children receive primary or elementary education from the ages of about five to eleven, coming before secondary school and after preschool.

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A pub, formally public house (a house "open to the public", as opposed to a private house), is a drinking establishment in the culture of Britain, Britannica.com; Subscription Required.

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Recruitment to the British Army during the First World War

At the beginning of 1914 the British Army had a reported strength of 710,000 men including reserves, of which around 80,000 were regular troops ready for war.

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Redistribution of Seats Act 1885

The Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 (48 & 49 Vict., c. 23) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School

Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School (formerly Rhyddings High School) is a coeducational secondary school located in Oswaldtwistle in the English county of Lancashire.

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Richard Fox (chef)

Richard Fox is a celebrity chef, broadcaster and writer.

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Rishton is a township in the Hyndburn district of Lancashire, England, about west of Clayton-le-Moors and north-east of Blackburn.

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River Hyndburn

The River Hyndburn is a river in Lancashire, England.

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Rochdale is a market town in Greater Manchester, England, positioned at the foothills of the South Pennines on the River Roch, north-northwest of Oldham, and north-northeast of the city of Manchester.

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Ron Hill

Ronald "Ron" Hill MBE (born 25 September 1938) is an English runner and clothing entrepreneur.

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Rosso (bus company)

Rosso Rossendale Transport Limited is a bus operator providing services in Greater Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire.

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Royal forest

A royal forest is an area of land with different meanings in England, Wales and Scotland.

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Santander UK

Santander UK plc is a United Kingdom bank, wholly owned by the Spanish Santander Group.

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Screwfix is the UK's largest multi-channel retailer of trade tools, accessories and hardware products.

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Scunthorpe is a town in North Lincolnshire, England.

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Secondary school

A secondary school is a school which provides secondary education, between the ages of 11 and 16 or 11 and 19, after primary school and before higher education.

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Secretary of State for War

The position of Secretary of State for War, commonly called War Secretary, was a British cabinet-level position, first held by Henry Dundas (appointed in 1794).

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Shoe Zone

Shoe Zone is a footwear retailer in the United Kingdom and Ireland which sells shoes at low prices.

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Sky Sports

Sky Sports is a group of sports television channels operated by the satellite pay-TV company Sky plc.

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Smyths Toys Superstores is a leading provider of children's toys and entertainment products with 70 stores throughout Ireland and the UK.

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Sofaworks, the sofa specialists, formerly known as CSL (Clayton Salerooms, and CS Lounge Suites Ltd), are a specialist sofa retailer, founded by the Tyldesley family in North West England.

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Specsavers Optical Group Ltd is an optical retail chain, operating globally, which offers optician services, along with eyeglasses, contact lenses and hearing aids.

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Sports Direct

Sports Direct International plc is a British retailing group.

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Spot height

A spot height is an exact point on a map with an elevation recorded beside it that represents its height above a given datum.

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St Christopher's Church of England High School, Accrington

St Christopher's C of E High is a Church of England High School with academy status located north of Accrington in Lancashire, north-west England.

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Stained glass

The term stained glass can refer to coloured glass as a material or to works created from it.

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Stereo Kicks

Stereo Kicks were an English-Irish boy band made up of eliminated auditionees from The X Factor audition process.

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Subway (restaurant)

Subway (stylized as SUBWAY) is an American fast food restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches (subs) and salads.

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Superdrug Stores PLC (trading as Superdrug) is a health and beauty retailer in the United Kingdom, and the second largest in the country behind Boots.

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Swedenborgian Church

There are many organizations that are classified as a Swedenborgian Church.

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Tesco PLC is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Tesco Extra

Tesco Extra is a chain of mainly out-of-town hypermarkets, owned and operated by the United Kingdom's largest retailer, Tesco.

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Texaco ("The Texas Company") is the name of an American oil retail brand.

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The Football League

The Football League is a league competition featuring professional association football clubs from England and Wales.

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The Hollins Technology College

The Hollins Technology College is a coeducational secondary school located in Accrington in the English county of Lancashire.

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The Peel Group

The Peel Group (commonly known by its former name Peel Holdings) is a private real estate, media, transport and infrastructure investment company in the United Kingdom.

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The Range (retailer)

The Range is a British home, garden and leisure retail chain, with over 100 stores in the UK in 2015.

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Thomas Birtwistle

Thomas Birtwistle, Thomas (16 October 1833, Great Harwood, Lancashire – 22 March 1912, Accrington) was a trade unionist and factory inspector.

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Thomas Cook Group

Thomas Cook Group plc is a British global travel company listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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Thomson Holidays

Thomson Holidays is a UK-based travel operator and subsidiary of TUI Group.

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Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany & Company (known colloquially as Tiffany or Tiffany's) is an American worldwide luxury jewelry and specialty retailer, headquartered in New York City.

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Tiffany glass

Tiffany glass refers to the many and varied types of glass developed and produced from 1878 to 1933 at the Tiffany Studios in New York, by Louis Comfort Tiffany and a team of other designers, including Clara Driscoll.

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Timpson (retailer)

Timpson is multi service business based in Wythenshawe, Manchester with over 1350 outlets in Ireland and the United Kingdom.

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Township (England)

In England, a township (Latin: villa) is a local division or district of a large parish containing a village or small town usually having its own church.

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Transdev Blazefield

Transdev Blazefield is a bus group in England.

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Transdev in Burnley & Pendle

Transdev Burnley & Pendle Burnley & Pendle Travel Limited is a bus operator running services in the boroughs of Burnley and Pendle, and into the surrounding areas including Accrington, Keighley and Manchester.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United Kingdom Census 2001

A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.

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United Kingdom general election, 1885

The 1885 United Kingdom general election was from 24 November to 18 December 1885.

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University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (abbreviated UCLan) is a public university based in Preston, Lancashire, England.

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Urban district (Great Britain and Ireland)

In England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland, an urban district was a type of local government district that covered an urbanised area.

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Vauxhall Motors

Vauxhall Motors (registered name General Motors UK Limited) is a British automotive manufacturing and distribution company headquartered in England, and an affiliated company of the German Adam Opel AG, both being wholly owned subsidiaries of the American General Motors (GM).

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Vicky Entwistle

Victoria "Vicky" Entwistle (born 15 September 1968 in Accrington, Lancashire, England) is an English actress who is most famous for playing the role of "loudmouth" factory worker Janice Battersby in ITV's long-running soap opera Coronation Street.

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Vodafone Group plc is a British multinational telecommunications company headquartered in London and with its registered office in Newbury, Berkshire.

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Vue Cinemas

Vue Entertainment (stylised as vue), formerly SBC International Cinemas, is a cinema company operating in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

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Western Front (World War I)

Following the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the German Army opened the Western Front by first invading Luxembourg and Belgium, then gaining military control of important industrial regions in France.

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Wetherspoon's (business name J D Wetherspoon plc) is a pub chain operating in the UK and Ireland, with headquarters in Watford, Hertfordshire.

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Whalley, Lancashire

Whalley is a large village in Ribble Valley on the banks of the River Calder in Lancashire, England.

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Whitebirk is a suburb in the east of Blackburn, in Lancashire, England.

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WHSmith plc (also known as WHS or colloquially as Smith's) is a British retailer which operates a chain of high street, railway station, airport, port, hospital and motorway service station shops selling books, stationery, magazines, newspapers and entertainment products.

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Wilko (retailer)

Wilko Retail (formerly Wilkinson Hardware Stores) is a British high-street chain which sells homewares and household goods.

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William Macrorie

The Rt Revd William Kenneth Macrorie (1831–1905) was bishop of the diocese of Maritzburg, while John Colenso was bishop of the Diocese of Natal.

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Woking F.C.

Woking Football Club is an English football club based in Woking, Surrey, formed in 1889.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Yes (band)

Yes are an English rock band formed in 1968 by bassist Chris Squire and singer Jon Anderson.

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York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England, and is the traditional county town of Yorkshire to which it gives its name.

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Yorkshire Bank

Yorkshire Bank is a banking chain in England and Wales which is a trading division of Clydesdale Bank.

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1842 General Strike

The 1842 General Strike, also known as the Plug Plot Riots, started among the miners in Staffordshire, England, and soon spread through Britain affecting factories, mills in Yorkshire, Lancashire and coal mines from Dundee to South Wales and Cornwall.

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