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Anstey, Leicestershire

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Anstey is a large village in Leicestershire, England, located north west of Leicester in the borough of Charnwood. [1]

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A46 road

The A46 is an A road in England.

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A50 road

The A50 is a major trunk road in England between Warrington and Leicester; historically it was also a major route from London to Leicester.

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Adult high school

An adult high school or adult school is a high school facility designed for adult education.

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Angles

The Angles (Angli) were one of the main Germanic peoples who settled in Great Britain in the post-Roman period.

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Anstey Nomads F.C.

Anstey Nomads Football Club is a football club based in Anstey, Leicestershire, England.

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Association of Conservative Clubs

The Association of Conservative Clubs is an organisation associated with the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom.

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Beaumont Leys

Beaumont Leys is a suburb and electoral ward in north-western Leicester, England.

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Beaumont Shopping Centre

Beaumont Shopping Centre is located in Beaumont Leys, on the edge of Leicester.

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Birstall, Leicestershire

Birstall is a large village and civil parish within the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England.

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Borough of Charnwood

The Borough of Charnwood is a local government district with borough status in the north of Leicestershire, England, which has a population of 166,100 as of the 2011 census.

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Bradgate Park

Bradgate Park (local pronunciation) is a public park in Charnwood Forest, in Leicestershire, England, northwest of Leicester. It covers. The park lies between the villages of Newtown Linford, Anstey, Cropston, Woodhouse Eaves and Swithland. The River Lin runs through the park, flowing into Cropston Reservoir which was constructed on part of the park. To the north-east lies Swithland Wood. The park's two well known landmarks, Old John and the war memorial, both lie just above the contour. The park is part of the 399.3 hectare Bradgate Park and Cropston Reservoir Site of Special Scientific Interest, which has been designated under both biological and geological criteria. Following a fire in April 2017, the owners Bradgate Trust advised that all visitors are expected to be alert to the risk of causing fire, though another fire in June destroyed one of the ancient oaks.

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Brookvale High School

Brookvale High School, opened 1975, is a mixed middle school in the village of Groby in Leicestershire, England, providing education for students aged 11–14.

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Centrebus

Centrebus is a bus company operating services in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.

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Charles Edward Stuart

Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Sylvester Severino Maria Stuart (31 December 1720 – 31 January 1788) was the elder son of James Francis Edward Stuart, grandson of James II and VII and after 1766 the Stuart claimant to the throne of Great Britain.

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Charnwood (UK Parliament constituency)

Charnwood is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by Ed Argar of the Conservative Party.

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Charnwood Forest

Charnwood Forest is an upland tract in north-western Leicestershire, England, bounded by Leicester, Loughborough and Coalville.

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Church (building)

A church building or church house, often simply called a church, is a building used for Christian religious activities, particularly for worship services.

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Church of England

The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.

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Cricket

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Cropston

Cropston is a village within the civil parish of Thurcaston & Cropston, part of the Borough of Charnwood in Leicestershire, England.

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Derby

Derby is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England.

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Derek Dougan

Alexander Derek Dougan (20 January 1938 – 24 June 2007) was a Northern Ireland international footballer, football manager, football chairman, pundit, and writer.

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Domesday Book

Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.

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East Midlands Counties Football League

The East Midlands Counties Football League is an English football league that was founded in 2008.

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First Leicester

Leicester Citybus, Leicester Citybus Limited trading as First Leicester, is a bus operator providing services in Leicester.

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General practice

General practice is the name given in the United Kingdom to the service provided by General practitioners.

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Glenfield, Leicestershire

Glenfield is a village in the civil parish of Glenfields in the Blaby district of Leicestershire, England.

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Gray wolf

The gray wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the timber wolf,Paquet, P. & Carbyn, L. W. (2003).

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Groby

Groby (pronounced "groo-bee") is a large English village in the county of Leicestershire, to the north west of the city of Leicester.

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Hosiery

Hosiery, also referred to as legwear, describes garments worn directly on the feet and legs.

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Hugh de Grandmesnil

Hugh de Grandmesnil (1032 – 22 February 1098), also known as Hugues or Hugo de Grentmesnil or Grentemesnil, is one of the very few proven companions of William the Conqueror known to have fought at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

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Hugh Latimer

Hugh Latimer (– 16 October 1555) was a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, and Bishop of Worcester before the Reformation, and later Church of England chaplain to King Edward VI.

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Kinchbus

Kinchbus is a bus operator in Loughborough, England.

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Lady Jane Grey

Lady Jane Grey (Her exact date of birth is uncertain; many historians agree on the long-held estimate of 1537 while others set it in the later half of 1536 based on newer research. – 12 February 1554), known also as Lady Jane Dudley (after her marriage) and as "the Nine Days' Queen", was an English noblewoman and de facto Queen of England and Ireland from 10 July until 19 July 1553.

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Leicester

Leicester ("Lester") is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.

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Leicester Abbey

The Abbey of Saint Mary de Pratis, more commonly known as Leicester Abbey, was an Augustinian religious house in the city of Leicester, in the English Midlands.

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Leicester City F.C.

Leicester City Football Club is an English professional football club based in Leicester.

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Leicester Forest

Leicester Forest was a Royal Forest that existed to the West of Leicester.

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Leicester Mercury

The Leicester Mercury is a British regional newspaper for the city of Leicester and the counties of Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicester railway station

Leicester railway station (formerly Leicester London Road) serves the city of Leicester in Leicestershire, England.

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Leicestershire

Leicestershire (abbreviation Leics.) is a landlocked county in the English Midlands.

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Leicestershire and Rutland Cricket League

The Leicestershire and Rutland Cricket League (Leicestershire Cricket League until 2014) is the top level of competition for recreational club cricket in Leicestershire and Rutland, England, and since 2002 has been a designated ECB Premier League.

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Leicestershire County Council

Leicestershire County Council is the county council for the English non-metropolitan county of Leicestershire.

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Ley line

Ley lines are apparent alignments of land forms, places of ancient religious significance or culture, often including man-made structures.

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Listed building

A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.

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Lord-Lieutenant

The Lord-Lieutenant is the British monarch's personal representative in each county of the United Kingdom.

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Loughborough

Loughborough is a town in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England, seat of Charnwood Borough Council, and home to Loughborough University.

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Luddite

The Luddites were a radical group of English textile workers and weavers in the 19th century who destroyed weaving machinery as a form of protest.

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M1 motorway

The M1 is a motorway in England connecting London to Leeds, where it joins the A1(M) near Aberford, to connect to Newcastle.

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Menhir

A menhir (from Brittonic languages: maen or men, "stone" and hir or hîr, "long"), standing stone, orthostat, lith or masseba/matseva is a large manmade upright stone.

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Methodism

Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.

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Ned Ludd

Ned Ludd, possibly born Edward Ludlam,Palmer, Roy (1998) The Sound of History: Songs and Social Comment, Oxford University Press,, p. 103Chambers, Robert (2004) Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the Calendar, Part 1, Kessinger,, p. 357 is the person from whom, it is popularly claimed, the Luddites took their name.

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Newtown Linford

Newtown Linford is a linear village in Leicestershire, England.

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Oadby

Oadby is a small town in Leicestershire, three miles south east of Leicester city centre.

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Packhorse bridge

A packhorse bridge is a bridge intended to carry packhorses (horses loaded with sidebags or panniers) across a river or stream.

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Quorn, Leicestershire

Quorn is a village in Leicestershire, England, near the university town of Loughborough.

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Rawlins Academy

Rawlins Academy is a secondary school of about 1500 students situated in Quorn, Leicestershire, England.

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River Soar

The River Soar is a major tributary of the River Trent in the English East Midlands and is the principal river of Leicestershire.

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Rothley

Rothley is a village and civil parish within the Borough of Charnwood in Leicestershire, England.

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Rothley Brook

The Rothley Brook is a left bank tributary of the River Soar in Leicestershire, England.

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Rugby union

Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.

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Snooker

Snooker is a cue sport which originated among British Army officers stationed in India in the latter half of the 19th century.

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St Mary's Church, Anstey

St Mary's Church is the Church of England parish church in Anstey, Leicestershire, in the Diocese of Leicester.

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Telegraph Herald

The Telegraph Herald, locally referred to as the TH, is a daily newspaper published in Dubuque, Iowa, for the population of Dubuque and surrounding areas in Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

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The Cedars Academy

The Cedars Academy is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form located in Birstall, a suburban village directly outside Leicester city, England.

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The Co-operative Group

The Co-operative Group, trading as the Co-op, is a British consumer co-operative with a diverse family of retail businesses including food retail and wholesale; electrical retail; financial services; insurance services; legal services and funeralcare, with in excess of 4,200 locations.

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The Martin High School, Anstey

The Martin High School is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in the village of Anstey, Leicestershire, on the outskirts of Leicester.

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Thurcaston

Thurcaston is a village in Leicestershire, England, in the parish of Thurcaston and Cropston.

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United Kingdom census, 2011

A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.

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United Reformed Church

The United Reformed Church (URC) is a Christian church in the United Kingdom.

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Village green

A village green is a common open area within a village or other settlement.

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Vince Russo

Vincent James Russo (born January 24, 1961) is an American author, podcaster, professional wrestling writer and pundit.

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Watermill

A watermill or water mill is a mill that uses hydropower.

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William III of England

William III (Willem; 4 November 1650 – 8 March 1702), also widely known as William of Orange, was sovereign Prince of Orange from birth, Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Gelderland and Overijssel in the Dutch Republic from 1672 and King of England, Ireland and Scotland from 1689 until his death in 1702.

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Willie Thorne

William Joseph "Willie" Thorne (born 4 March 1954) is an English former professional snooker player who is now a sports commentator.

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Working men's club

Working men's clubs are a type of private social club first created in the 19th century in industrialised areas of the United Kingdom, particularly the North of England, the Midlands, Scotland and many parts of the South Wales Valleys, to provide recreation and education for working class men and their families.

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