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Belper is a town and civil parish in the local government district of Amber Valley in Derbyshire, England, located about north of Derby on the River Derwent. [1]

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A roads in Zone 5 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

List of A roads in zone 5 in Great Britain starting north/east of the A5, west of the A6, south of the Solway Firth/Eden Estuary (roads beginning with 5).

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A38 road

The A38, part of which is also known as the Devon Expressway, is a major A-class trunk road in England.

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A6 road (England)

The A6 is one of the main historic north–south roads in England.

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Alan Bates

Sir Alan Arthur Bates, (17 February 1934 – 27 December 2003) was an English actor who came to prominence in the 1960s, when he appeared in films ranging from the popular children's story Whistle Down the Wind to the "kitchen sink" drama A Kind of Loving.

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Alison Hargreaves

Alison Jane Hargreaves (17 February 1962 – 13 August 1995) was a British mountain climber.

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Amber Valley

Amber Valley is a local government district and borough in Derbyshire, England.

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Andrew Jarrett

Andrew Jarrett (born 9 January 1958), is a former professional tennis player from the United Kingdom.

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Andy Sneap

Andy Sneap (born 18 July 1969) is a British musician, songwriter, guitar player and record producer.

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Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).

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Bargate, Derbyshire

Bargate is a hamlet in Derbyshire, England.

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Belper (UK Parliament constituency)

Belper is a former constituency in the UK Parliament.

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Belper North Mill

Belper North Mill, also known as Strutt's North Mill in Belper, is one of the Derwent Valley Mills, given UNESCO World Heritage Status in 2001.

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Belper railway station

Belper railway station serves the town of Belper in Derbyshire, England.

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Belper School

Belper School and Sixth Form Centre is a foundation secondary school located in the north-east of Belper, Derbyshire, England.

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Belper Town F.C.

Belper Town Football Club is a football club based in Belper, Derbyshire, England.

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Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.

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Business magnate

A business magnate (formally industrialist) refers to an entrepreneur of great influence, importance, or standing in a particular enterprise or field of business.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Charles Edwin Stone

Charles Edwin Stone (4 February 1889 – 29 August 1952) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Christ Church, Belper

Christ Church, Belper is a Grade II listed parish church in the Church of England in Belper, Derbyshire.

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Civil parish

In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.

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Colwyn Bay

Colwyn Bay (Bae Colwyn) is a town, community and seaside resort in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales overlooking the Irish Sea.

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Coronation Street

Coronation Street (also informally referred to as Corrie) is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 9 December 1960.

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Democratic education

Democratic education is an educational ideal in which democracy is both a goal and a method of instruction.

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Denby is a village in the English county of Derbyshire that is notable as the birthplace of John Flamsteed, England's first Astronomer Royal, and the location of the Denby Pottery Company.

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

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Derby County F.C.

Derby County Football Club is a professional association football club based in Derby, Derbyshire, England.

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Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Derbyshire County Council

Derbyshire County Council is the upper-tier local authority for the non-metropolitan county of Derbyshire, England.

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Derwent Valley line

The Derwent Valley line is a railway line from Derby to Matlock in Derbyshire.

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Derwent Valley Mills

Derwent Valley Mills is a World Heritage Site along the River Derwent in Derbyshire, England, designated in December 2001.

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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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Duffield Frith

Duffield Frith was, in medieval times, an area of Derbyshire in England, part of that bestowed upon Henry de Ferrers (or Ferrars) by King William, controlled from his seat at Duffield Castle.

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Duffield, Derbyshire

Duffield is a south Derbyshire village in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire, north of Derby.

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Edmund Crouchback

Edmund Crouchback (16 January 1245 – 5 June 1296), a member of the House of Plantagenet, was the second surviving son of Henry III of England and Eleanor of Provence.

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet.

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Forest of East Derbyshire

The Forest of East Derbyshire was, in medieval times, an area of wooded heath between the River Derwent and the River Erewash in Derbyshire.

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Frank Swettenham

Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham (28 March 1850 – 11 June 1946) was a British colonial administrator who became the first Resident general of the Federated Malay States, which brought the Malay states of Selangor, Perak, Negeri Sembilan and Pahang together under the administration of a Resident-General based in Kuala Lumpur.

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George Brown, Baron George-Brown

George Alfred Brown, Baron George-Brown, (2 September 1914 – 2 June 1985) was a British Labour politician who served as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 1960 to 1970 and also in several Cabinet posts, including Foreign Secretary during the Labour government of the 1960s.

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Graham Haberfield

Graham Haberfield (17 November 1941 - 18 October 1975) was an English actor.

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Heavy metal music

Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.

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Hell (band)

Hell are an English heavy metal band from Derbyshire, formed in 1982 from the remaining members of bands Race Against Time and Paralex.

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Henry de Ferrers

Henry de Ferrers (died by 1100), magnate and administrator, was a Norman who after the 1066 Norman conquest was awarded extensive lands in England.

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Henry VIII of England

Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.

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High church

The term "high church" refers to beliefs and practices of ecclesiology, liturgy, and theology, generally with an emphasis on formality and resistance to "modernisation." Although used in connection with various Christian traditions, the term originated in and has been principally associated with the Anglican/Episcopal tradition, where it describes Anglican churches using a number of ritual practices associated in the popular mind with Roman Catholicism.

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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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Industrial Revolution in the United States

The Industrial Revolution involved a shift in the United States from manual labor-based industry to more technical and machine-based manufacturing which greatly increased the overall production and economic growth of the United States, signifying a shift from an agrarian to an industrial economy widely accepted to have been a result of Samuel Slater's introduction of British Industrial methods in textile manufacturing to the United States, and necessitated by the War of 1812.

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Ironstone is a sedimentary rock, either deposited directly as a ferruginous sediment or created by chemical replacement, that contains a substantial proportion of an iron compound from which iron either can be or once was smelted commercially.

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James Bond

The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.

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Jedediah Strutt

Jedediah Strutt (1726 – 7 May 1797) or Jedidiah Strutt – as he spelled it – was a hosier and cotton spinner from Belper, England.

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John Lawton (author)

John Lawton is a television producer/director and author of historical/crime/espionage novels set primarily in Britain during World War II and the Cold War.

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List of Coronation Street characters (1995)

The following is a list of characters that first appeared in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street in 1995, by order of first appearance.

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Low church

The term "low church" refers to churches which give relatively little emphasis to ritual, sacraments and the authority of clergy.

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Matlock, Derbyshire

Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England.

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Maxwell Caulfield

Maxwell Caulfield (né Newby; born 23 November 1959) is a British-American film, stage, and television actor and singer.

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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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Mid Derbyshire (UK Parliament constituency)

Mid Derbyshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since its 2010 creation by Pauline Latham, a Conservative.

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Midland Main Line

The Midland Main Line is a major railway line in England from London to Sheffield in the north of England.

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Milford, Derbyshire

Milford is a village in Derbyshire, England, on the River Derwent, between Duffield and Belper on the A6 trunk road.

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Mill town

A mill town, also known as factory town or mill village, is typically a settlement that developed around one or more mills or factories, usually cotton mills or factories producing textiles.

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Monica Edwards

Monica Edwards (née Monica le Doux Newton; 8 November 1912 – 18 January 1998) was an English children's writer of the mid-twentieth century best known for her Romney Marsh and Punchbowl Farm series of children's novels.

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Mr. Potato Head


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Nigel Vardy

Nigel Vardy (born 22 April 1969 in Derby) is an English mountaineer, motivational and leadership speaker, and the author of the books Once Bitten and Seven Peaks – Seven Islands.

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Non-metropolitan district

Non-metropolitan districts, or colloquially "shire districts", are a type of local government district in England.

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The Normans (Norman: Normaunds; Normands; Normanni) were the people who, in the 10th and 11th centuries, gave their name to Normandy, a region in France.

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North Midland Railway

The North Midland Railway was a British railway company, which opened its line from Derby to Rotherham (Masbrough) and Leeds in 1840.

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Northern Premier League

The Northern Premier League is an English football league that was founded in 1968.

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Office for National Statistics

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Pawtucket is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.

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Penelope Mortimer

Penelope Ruth Mortimer (née Fletcher, 19 September 1918 – 19 October 1999) was a Welsh-born English journalist, biographer, and novelist.

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Philip Larkin

Philip Arthur Larkin (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist and librarian.

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Plague (disease)

Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.

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Professional Darts Corporation

The Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) is a professional darts organisation in the United Kingdom, established in 1992 when a group of leading players split from the British Darts Organisation to form what was initially called the World Darts Council (WDC).

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Richard Arkwright

Sir Richard Arkwright (23 December 1732 – 3 August 1792) was an English inventor and a leading entrepreneur during the early Industrial Revolution.

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River Derwent, Derbyshire

The Derwent is a river in Derbyshire, England.

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Ron Webster

Ron Webster (born 21 June 1943, in Belper) is an English former association football player, who spent nearly all his career playing for his local team Derby County.

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Ross Davenport

Ross Paul Davenport (born 23 May 1984) is an English competitive swimmer who has represented Great Britain in the Olympics, world and European championships, and swam for England in the Commonwealth Games.

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Rowen House School

Rowen House was an independent British boarding school founded in 1979 in Belper, Derbyshire.

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Samuel Slater

Samuel Slater (June 9, 1768 – April 21, 1835) was an early English-American industrialist known as the "Father of the American Industrial Revolution" (a phrase coined by Andrew Jackson) and the "Father of the American Factory System".

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Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Spike Milligan

Terence Alan Milligan, (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002), known as Spike Milligan, was a British-Irish comedian, writer, poet, playwright and actor.

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Spondon is a ward of the city of Derby.

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St Peter's Church, Belper

St Peter’s Church, Belper is a Grade II listed parish church in the Church of England in Belper, Derbyshire.

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Stocking frame

A stocking frame was a mechanical knitting machine used in the textiles industry.

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Suzy Kendall

Suzy Kendall (born Freda Harriet Harrison; 1 January 1937) is a British actress best known for her film roles in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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Swanwick, Derbyshire

Swanwick is a village in Derbyshire, England, also a Parish within the Amber Valley district, with a population of 5,316 at the 2001 census, falling to 5,084 at the 2011 Census.

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Swarfega is a brand of heavy-duty hand cleaner made by Deb Limited, a British company based in Denby, Derbyshire, and is used in engineering, construction and other manual trades, such as printing.

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The Championships, Wimbledon

The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known simply as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is widely regarded as the most prestigious.

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Timothy Dalton

Timothy Leonard Dalton Leggett (born 21 March 1946) is an English actor.

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Tracy Shaw

Tracy Shaw (born 27 July 1973 in Belper, Derbyshire) is a British actress and singer.

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Trent Barton, stylised as trentbarton, is a bus operator based in Heanor, Derbyshire.

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Trevor Soar

Admiral Sir Trevor Alan Soar KCB OBE DL (born 21 March 1957) is a former Commander-in-Chief Fleet of the Royal Navy.

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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 census, 2011

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

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established by the Acts of Union 1800, which merged the kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.

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Will Hay

Hay in ''The Ghost of St. Michael's'' (1941) William Thomson Hay (6 December 1888 – 18 April 1949) was an English comedian, actor, author, film director and amateur astronomer who came to notice for his theatrical sketch as a jocular schoolmaster, known as Dr.

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William de Ferrers, 4th Earl of Derby

William II de Ferrers, 4th Earl of Derby (c. 1168 – c. 1247) was a favourite of King John of England.

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World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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2006 Commonwealth Games

The 2006 Commonwealth Games, officially the XVIII Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Melbourne 2006, were an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that were held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia between 15 and 26 March 2006.

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