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The A1 is the longest numbered road in the UK, at.
The A5 London Holyhead Trunk Road is a major road in England and Wales.
Alastair Nathan Cook, (born 25 December 1984) is an English cricketer who plays for Essex County Cricket Club.
Sir Alec John Jeffreys, (born 9 January 1950) is a British geneticist, who developed techniques for genetic fingerprinting and DNA profiling which are now used worldwide in forensic science to assist police detective work and to resolve paternity and immigration disputes.
Alistair James Hendrie Burt (born 25 May 1955) is a British Conservative Party politician.
Andrew Johnson (born 10 February 1981), also known as Andy Johnson, is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker.
Andrew Edmund Armstrong Selous (born 27 April 1962) is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom who has been the Member of Parliament for South West Bedfordshire since 2001 general election.
Arthur Hailey (April 5, 1920 – November 24, 2004) was a British-Canadian novelist whose plot-driven storylines were set against the backdrops of various industries.
Asher John Hucklesby (1844 – 3 January 1908) was an English businessman who was the five-time mayor of Luton, Bedfordshire between 1892 and 1906.
Damon Michael Gough (born 2 October 1969, in Dunstable, Bedfordshire), known by the stage name Badly Drawn Boy, is an English indie singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Barnfield College is the largest further education college in Bedfordshire, England, with two campuses in Luton.
Barry Francis Fry (born 7 April 1945) is an English former football player and manager.
Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire, England.
Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust is a waterways organisation formed in 1995 to promote a new canal route, the Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway.
Bedford is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since the 2017 general election by Mohammad Yasin of the Labour Party.
Bedford Blues are a rugby union club in the town of Bedford, England, currently playing in The RFU Championship.
Bedford Borough Council is the local authority of the Borough of Bedford in Bedfordshire, England.
Bedford Castle was a large medieval castle in Bedford, England.
Bedford College is a further education college located in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.
Bedford Girls' School is an independent school for girls which opened in September 2010 located in Bedford, in the English county of Bedfordshire.
Bedford Modern School (often called BMS) is a Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC) independent school in Bedford, England.
Bedford Park is a large urban park, located in the town of Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.
Bedford School is an HMC independent school for boys located in the county town of Bedford in England.
The Bedfordshire clanger, also called the Hertfordshire clanger, Trowley Dumpling, or simply the clanger, is a dish from Bedfordshire and adjacent counties in England, such as Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire.
Bedfordshire County Council was the county council of the non-metropolitan county of Bedfordshire in England.
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is the fire and rescue service for the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, including unitary authorities of Bedford, Central Bedfordshire Luton.
Bedfordshire Greensand Ridge is an escarpment which runs through Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, and Cambridgeshire in the south and east of England.
Bedfordshire Police, is the territorial police force responsible for policing the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire in England, which includes the unitary authorities of Bedford, Central Bedfordshire and Luton.
The Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner is the police and crime commissioner, an elected official tasked with setting out the way crime is tackled by Bedfordshire Police in the English County of Bedfordshire.
Belron is a vehicle glass repair and replacement group operating worldwide across 34 countries and employing over 25,000 people.
Benjamin John Whishaw (born 14 October 1980) is an English actor.
Biggleswade is a market town and civil parish located on the River Ivel in Bedfordshire, England.
Bletchley is a constituent town of Milton Keynes, in the ceremonial county of Buckinghamshire, England.
A borough is an administrative division in various English-speaking countries.
Bedford is a unitary authority area with borough status in the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, England.
Borough status in the United Kingdom is granted by royal charter to local government districts in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
boxclever is a British electronic and domestic appliance rental chain that was first launched in April 2000, by the merger of Radio Rentals and Granada Rentals.
A brick is building material used to make walls, pavements and other elements in masonry construction.
Buckinghamshire, abbreviated Bucks, is a county in South East England which borders Greater London to the south east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north east and Hertfordshire to the east.
Building Schools for the Future (BSF) was the name given to the British government's investment programme in secondary school buildings in England in the 2000s.
Caddington is a village and civil parish in the Central Bedfordshire district of Bedfordshire, England.
Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs.), is an East Anglian county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west.
Canals, or navigations, are human-made channels, or artificial waterways, for water conveyance, or to service water transport vehicles.
Cardinal Newman Catholic School is a Roman Catholic Academy that caters for pupils aged between 11 and 18, located in the Warden Hills area of Bedfordshire, England.
Cardington is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Bedford in Bedfordshire, England.
Carol Jean Vorderman, MBE RAFAC (born 24 December 1960) is a British media personality, best known for co-hosting the popular game show Countdown for 26 years from 1982 until 2008, publishing newspaper columns on internet topics, writing books on subjects ranging from school textbooks on mathematics to a #1 best-selling book on Detox diets, advocating for numerous charities, and hosting the Pride of Britain awards each year to honour British people who have acted bravely or extraordinarily in challenging situations.
Central Bedfordshire is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, England.
Central Bedfordshire College (formerly Dunstable College, also known as CBC) is a British further education college located in Bedfordshire, England.
Central Bedfordshire Council is the unitary authority for Central Bedfordshire in the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, England.
The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
Chalk is a soft, white, porous, sedimentary carbonate rock, a form of limestone composed of the mineral calcite.
Charles Wells Ltd is the holding company of the Charles Wells Brewery and Pub Company (a pub chain).
Chicksands Priory is a former monastic house at Chicksands in Bedfordshire.
The Chiltern Hills form a chalk escarpment in South East England.
Clay is a finely-grained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO2), metal oxides (Al2O3, MgO etc.) and organic matter.
Clifton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Bedfordshire.
Bedford Corn Exchange is located on St Paul's Square in the Castle area of Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.
Costa Coffee is a British multinational coffeehouse company headquartered in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Whitbread.
The counties of England are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical, cultural or political demarcation.
A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.
Cranfield University is a British postgraduate and research-based public university specialising in science, engineering, technology and management.
The Cretaceous is a geologic period and system that spans 79 million years from the end of the Jurassic Period million years ago (mya) to the beginning of the Paleogene Period mya.
The de Grey Mausoleum in Flitton, Bedfordshire, England, is one of the largest sepulchral chapels in the country.
The districts of England (also known as local authority districts or local government districts to distinguish from unofficial city districts) are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government.
Dunstable Downs are part of the Chiltern Hills, in southern Bedfordshire in England.
The East Coast Main Line (ECML) is a major railway link between London and Edinburgh via Peterborough, Doncaster, York, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle; it is presently electrified along the whole route.
East Midlands Trains (EMT) is a British train operating company owned by Stagecoach Group.
The East of England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
EasyJet Airline Company Limited, styled as easyJet, is a British low-cost carrier airline headquartered at London Luton Airport.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
The elevation of a geographic location is its height above or below a fixed reference point, most commonly a reference geoid, a mathematical model of the Earth's sea level as an equipotential gravitational surface (see Geodetic datum § Vertical datum).
Elkanah Settle (1 February 1648 – 12 February 1724) was an English poet and playwright.
Elstow is a village and civil parish in the English county of Bedfordshire.
Euston railway station (also known as London Euston) is a central London railway terminus on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden, managed by Network Rail.
Felmersham Gravel Pits is a 21.6 hectare Site of Special Scientific Interest between the villages of Felmersham and Sharnbrook in Bedfordshire.
Fenland is a local government district in Cambridgeshire, England.
Fletton is a residential area and electoral ward of the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire in the United Kingdom.
Flint is a hard, sedimentary cryptocrystalline form of the mineral quartz, categorized as a variety of chert.
Flitton (Flichtam, Fllite, Flute) is a small village in Bedfordshire, England which forms part of the parish of Flitton and Greenfield.
The Forest of Marston Vale is an evolving community forest in Marston Vale, which runs south west from the towns of Bedford and Kempston in Bedfordshire, England towards the M1 motorway.
Further education (often abbreviated FE) in the United Kingdom and Ireland is education in addition to that received at secondary school, that is distinct from the higher education (HE) offered in universities and other academic institutions.
Gamlingay is a village and civil parish in South Cambridgeshire, England, near the border with Bedfordshire, and the traditional county of Huntingdonshire.
Gavin Shuker (born 10 October 1981) is a British Labour Co-operative politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Luton South since 2010.
The A Level (Advanced Level) is a subject-based qualification conferred as part of the General Certificate of Education, as well as a school leaving qualification offered by the educational bodies in the United Kingdom and the educational authorities of British Crown dependencies to students completing secondary or pre-university education.
George Gascoigne (c. 15357 October 1577) was an English poet, soldier and unsuccessful courtier.
A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.
The Grand Union Canal in England is part of the British canal system.
Great Barford is a village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England, a few miles north-east of Bedford.
(Greensand Cycleway) Signs for this route appeared in the first half of 2014.
The Greensand Ridge Walk is a long-distance walk of that traverses the county of Bedfordshire in England, with brief sections in the neighbouring counties of Cambridgeshire and Buckinghamshire.
William Hale White (22 December 1831 – 14 March 1913), known by his pseudonym Mark Rutherford, was a British writer and civil servant.
Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE (15 December 1899 – 14 January 1978) was an English track and field athlete.
The Harpur Trust is a charity in Bedford, England.
The Harrold-Odell Country Park is a 59.3 hectare Country park and Local Nature Reserve between the villages of Odell and Harrold in Bedfordshire.
Healthcare in Bedfordshire is now the responsibility of Bedfordshire and Luton Clinical Commissioning Groups.
Hertfordshire (often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.
A high sheriff is a ceremonial officer for each shrieval county of England and Wales and Northern Ireland or the chief sheriff of a number of paid sheriffs in U.S. states who outranks and commands the others in their court-related functions.
This is a list of High Sheriffs of Bedfordshire.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
The Historic England Archive is the public archive of Historic England, located in The Engine House on Fire Fly Avenue in Swindon, formerly part of the Swindon Works of the Great Western Railway.
Holyhead (Caergybi, "Cybi's fort") is a town in Wales and a major Irish Sea port serving Ireland.
Houghton House is a ruined mansion house in the parish of Maulden, Bedfordshire.
Houghton Regis is a town and civil (administrative) parish in Bedfordshire, England.
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
A hundred is an administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region.
Biggleswade was a historic 'hundred' of English county of Bedfordshire.
The Hundred of Willey is a historical land division, a hundred in northwest corner of Bedfordshire, England.
Between Anglo-Saxon times and the nineteenth century Bedfordshire was divided for administrative purposes into 9 hundreds, plus the borough of Bedford.
Impellam Group plc traded on the AIM ("IPEL") is a provider of Managed Services and Specialist Staffing and is primarily based in the UK and North America, with smaller operations in Asia Pacific, Ireland and mainland Europe.
An independent school is independent in its finances and governance; it is usually not dependent upon national or local government to finance its operations, nor reliant on taxpayer contributions, and is instead funded by a combination of tuition charges, donations, and in some cases the investment yield of an endowment.
Jeremy William Fredric Smith better known as Jeremy Irvine, is an English actor who made his film debut in the epic war film War Horse (2011).
John Bunyan (baptised November 30, 1628August 31, 1688) was an English writer and Puritan preacher best remembered as the author of the Christian allegory The Pilgrim's Progress.
Admiral John Byng (baptised 29 October 1704 – 14 March 1757) was a Royal Navy officer who was notoriously court-martialled and shot dead by a firing squad.
John Le Mesurier (born John Elton Le Mesurier Halliley; 5 April 191215 November 1983) was an English actor.
John William Oliver (born 23 April 1977) is an English comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host.
Jordans is a company that makes brands of crunchy oat and nut cereal (similar to muesli) based in Biggleswade in Bedfordshire.
Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener, architect and Member of Parliament, best known for designing the Crystal Palace, and for cultivating the Cavendish banana, the most consumed banana in the Western world.
The Jurassic (from Jura Mountains) was a geologic period and system that spanned 56 million years from the end of the Triassic Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the Cretaceous Period Mya.
Kelvin Peter Hopkins (born 22 August 1941) is a British politician.
Kensworth is a village and civil parish located in the Central Bedfordshire district of Bedfordshire, England.
Kerry Michael Dixon (born 24 July 1961, in Luton) is an English retired professional footballer who played as a forward.
Kier Group plc is a construction, services and property group active in building and civil engineering, support services, public and private housebuilding, land development and the Private Finance Initiative (PFI).
Kingspan Off-Site was a manufacturer of timber and steel building systems.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Leighton Buzzard is a town in Bedfordshire, England near the Chiltern Hills and lying between Luton and Milton Keynes.
The Leighton Buzzard Light Railway (LBLR) is a light railway in Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire, England.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
This is a list of ceremonial counties of England.
The ceremonial county of Bedfordshire (which includes the areas of the Bedford, Central Bedfordshire and Luton unitary authorities) is divided into 6 Parliamentary constituencies - 3 Borough constituencies and 3 County constituencies.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
King's Cross railway station, also known as London King's Cross, is a Central London railway terminus on the northern edge of the city.
This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire.
Lucinda "Lucie" May Green (born c.1975) is a British science communicator and solar researcher.
Luton is a large town in Bedfordshire, England, Luton east of Aylesbury, west of Stevenage, northwest of London, and southeast of Milton Keynes.
London Luton Airport, previously called Luton International Airport, is an international airport located east of the town centre in the Borough of Luton in Bedfordshire, England, and is north of Central London.
Luton Hoo is an English country house and estate between the towns of Luton, Bedfordshire and Harpenden, Hertfordshire.
Luton North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 1997 by Kelvin Hopkins, elected as a member of the Labour Party.
Luton Sixth Form College is a sixth form college situated in Luton, Bedfordshire.
Luton South is a constituency in Bedfordshire represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Gavin Shuker of the Labour Party and the Co-operative Party.
Luton Town Football Club is a professional association football club based at Kenilworth Road, Luton, Bedfordshire since 1905.
The M1 is a motorway in England connecting London to Leeds, where it joins the A1(M) near Aberford, to connect to Newcastle.
Manshead was a hundred of Bedfordshire in England.
Lady Margaret Beaufort (usually pronounced:,; or), later Countess of Richmond and Derby (31 May 1441/1443 – 29 June 1509), was the mother of King Henry VII and paternal grandmother of King Henry VIII of England.
Marston Vale is an area of Bedfordshire.
The Marston Vale line (Network Rail route MD 140) is the community rail line between and in England, formerly part of the "Varsity line" between and.
Martin Christopher Bayfield (born 21 December 1966) is an English actor, broadcaster, and former rugby union footballer who played lock forward for Northampton Saints, Bedford Blues and England, gaining 31 England and 3 Lions caps.
Matthew Charles Berry (born 2 May 1974) is an English actor, writer, and musician.
Matt Skelton (born 23 January 1967) is a British former professional boxer, kickboxer, and mixed martial artist.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
Michael Timothy 'Mick' Abrahams (born 7 April 1943) is a guitarist and band leader, best known as being the original guitarist for Jethro Tull.
Mid Bedfordshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2005 by Nadine Dorries, a Conservative.
The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).
The Midland Main Line is a major railway line in England from London to Sheffield in the north of England.
Millbrook Proving Ground is an English vehicle testing centre located at Millbrook, Bedfordshire.
Milton Keynes, locally abbreviated to MK, is a large townAlthough Milton Keynes was specified to be a city in scale and the term "city" is used locally (inter alia to avoid confusion with its constituent towns), formally this title cannot be used.
Mohammad Yasin (born 15 October 1971) is a British Labour Party politician.
Mudhsuden Singh Panesar (born 25 April 1982), known as Monty Panesar, is an English international cricketer who is currently unattached to any County.
The Mossman Carriage Collection is a museum housing a collection of horse-drawn vehicles in Stockwood Park, Luton, Bedfordshire.
Moto Hospitality is a company which operates 58 motorway service stations across the United Kingdom.
Nadine Vanessa Dorries (née Bargery; born 21 May 1957) is a British Conservative politician.
Noel Stanton (25 December 1926 – 20 May 2009) was the founder of the Jesus Army.
North Africa is a collective term for a group of Mediterranean countries and territories situated in the northern-most region of the African continent.
North East Bedfordshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2001 by Alistair Burt, a Conservative.
Northampton railway station serves the large town of Northampton in England.
Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England.
Northern England, also known simply as the North, is the northern part of England, considered as a single cultural area.
The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.
Paul Antony Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English singer, songwriter and musician.
Paula Jane Radcliffe, MBE (born 17 December 1973) is an English long-distance runner.
Sir Percy Malcolm Stewart, 1st Baronet (9 May 1872 – 27 February 1951), was an English industrialist and philanthropist.
Performing arts are a form of art in which artists use their voices or bodies, often in relation to other objects, to convey artistic expression.
Peterborough railway station serves the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England.
The Plowden Report is the unofficial name for the 1967 report of the Central Advisory Council For Education (England) into Primary education in England.
Priory Country Park is a country park located in the Newnham area of Bedford, England alongside the River Great Ouse.
R101 was one of a pair of British rigid airships completed in 1929 as part of a British government programme to develop civil airships capable of service on long-distance routes within the British Empire.
RAF Henlow is a Royal Air Force station in Bedfordshire, England, equidistant from Bedford, Luton and Stevenage.
The River Great Ouse is a river in the United Kingdom, the longest of several British rivers called "Ouse".
Major General Robert Sedgwick (c. 1611 – 1656) was an English colonist, born 1611 in Woburn, Bedfordshire, England, and baptised on 6 May 1613.
Ronald William George Barker, (25 September 1929 – 3 October 2005) was an English actor, comedian and writer.
Samuel Whitbread (30 August 1720 – 11 June 1796) was an English brewer and Member of Parliament.
Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.
Sandy is a small market town and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England.
The Shuttleworth Collection is an aeronautical and automotive museum located at the Old Warden Aerodrome, Old Warden in Bedfordshire, England.
Shuttleworth College is a further education college in the village of Old Warden in Bedfordshire, England.
Someries Castle (sometimes spelt Summeries castle) is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, in the Parish of Hyde, near the town of Luton, Bedfordshire, England.
South West Bedfordshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament.
St Paul's Church is a Church of England parish church located on St Paul's Square in the town centre of the market and county town of Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.
Stella Mann College of Performing Arts is an independent, co-educational performing arts school and college specialising in dance and musical theatre.
Steve Askew is a British guitarist best known as the original, and current lead guitarist for Kajagoogoo.
Steve Linsdell, (born 1955, in Westoning, Bedfordshire), is a British motorcycle road racer, known mainly for his achievements aboard unlikely machines and in the Isle of Man TT.
Stockwood Discovery Centre, formerly known as Stockwood Craft Museum, is one of two free admission museums situated in Luton (the other is Wardown Park Museum).
Suet is the raw, hard fat of beef or mutton found around the loins and kidneys.
Take That are an English pop group formed in Manchester in 1990.
Thameslink and Great Northern are the brand names used by the Govia Thameslink Railway train operating company on the Thameslink and Great Northern routes of the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern franchise, previously operated by First Capital Connect.
The Higgins Art Gallery & Museum, Bedford is the principal art gallery and museum in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, run by Bedford Borough Council and the Trustees of the Cecil Higgins Collection.
RSPB The Lodge is a nature reserve run by the RSPB, named after the building there, The Lodge, which is their headquarters.
The Midlands is a cultural and geographic area roughly spanning central England that broadly corresponds to the early medieval Kingdom of Mercia.
Three-tier education refers to those structures of schooling, which exist in some parts of England, where pupils are taught in three distinct school types.
Timothy James Carrington Foster, MBE (born 19 January 1970) is an English rower.
Toddington is a large village and civil parish in the county of Bedfordshire, England.
Ernest Urban Trevor Huddleston (15 June 1913 – 20 April 1998) was an English Anglican bishop.
A trunk road, trunk highway, or strategic road is a major road, usually connecting two or more cities, ports, airports and other places, which is the recommended route for long-distance and freight traffic.
TUI Airways, formerly Thomson Airways and often referred to as TUI UK, is the world's largest charter airline, offering scheduled and charter flights from the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland to destinations in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America.
UltraVision CLPL is a contact lens manufacturer, with headquarters in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England.
Union J (originally Triple J) are an English boy band consisting of members Josh Cuthbert, JJ Hamblett, Jaymi Hensley, and previously, George Shelley and Casey Johnson, until their departures in 2016 and 2017 respectively.
Unitary authorities of England are local authorities that are responsible for the provision of all local government services within a district.
A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.
The 1997 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 1 May 1997, five years after the previous election on 9 April 1992, to elect 659 members to the British House of Commons.
The 2010 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday, 6 May 2010, with 45,597,461 registered voters entitled to vote to elect members to the House of Commons.
A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.
The University of Bedfordshire is a public university situated in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, England.
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Victoria Louise Pendleton, CBE (born 24 September 1980) is a British jockey and former track cyclist who specialised in the sprint, team sprint and keirin disciplines.
Wardown Park is situated on the River Lea in Luton.
Wardown Park Museum, formerly the Luton Museum & Art Gallery in Luton, is housed in a large Victorian mansion in Wardown Park on the outskirts of the town centre.
Watling Street is a route in England and Wales that began as an ancient trackway first used by the Britons, mainly between the areas of modern Canterbury and using a natural ford near Westminster.
Waulud's Bank is a possible Neolithic henge in Leagrave, Luton dating from 3,000BC.
Wayne Larkins (born 22 November 1953) is a former English cricketer, who represented Northamptonshire, Durham and Bedfordshire as an opening batsman throughout his career.
The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important railway corridors in the United Kingdom, connecting the major cities of London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, and Glasgow.
West Midlands Trains (WMT) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates passenger trains on the West Midlands franchise between London and stations in the English Midlands.
Whipsnade Tree Cathedral is a garden in the village of Whipsnade in Bedfordshire, England.
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, formerly known as Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, is a zoo and safari park located at Whipsnade, near Dunstable in Bedfordshire, England.
Whitbread PLC is a British multinational hotel, coffee shop and restaurant company headquartered in Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom.
Sir William Harpur (c. 1496 – 27 February 1574) was a merchant from Bedford who moved to London, amassed a large fortune, and became Lord Mayor of London.
Sir William Morgan KCMG (12 September 1828 – 2 November 1883) was the Premier of South Australia between 1878 and 1881.
Willington Dovecote & Stables is a National Trust property located in Willington, near Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.
Wixams is a new town and civil parish located in Bedfordshire, England, which has been under construction since early 2007.
Wixamtree is an ancient hundred located in Bedfordshire, England.
Woburn Abbey occupying the east of the village of Woburn, Bedfordshire, England, is a country house, the family seat of the Duke of Bedford.
Woburn Safari Park is a safari park located in Woburn, Bedfordshire, England.
Woodside Farm and Wildfowl Park is a rare breeds farm and wildfowl park at Slip End near Luton in Central Bedfordshire.
Wrest Park is a country estate located in Silsoe, Bedfordshire, England.
Wyboston is a village in the English county of Bedfordshire.
Structural changes to local government in England were effected on 1 April 2009, whereby a number of new unitary authorities were created in parts of the country which previously operated a 'two-tier' system of counties and districts.