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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.
Arriva Shires & Essex is a bus operator providing services in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and Greater London, with one service extending to Oxfordshire.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire, England.
Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire, England.
Bedfordshire (abbreviated Beds.) is a county in the East of England.
Berkhamsted is a historic market town close to the western boundary of Hertfordshire, England, in the small Bulbourne valley in the Chiltern Hills, northwest of London.
Bicester is a town and civil parish in the Cherwell district of northeastern Oxfordshire in England.
Billington is a civil parish in Bedfordshire about south of Leighton Buzzard and not far from the Buckinghamshire border.
Bletchley is a constituent town of Milton Keynes, in the ceremonial county of Buckinghamshire, England.
Robert Alan "Bob" Monkhouse, OBE (1 June 1928 – 29 December 2003) was an English entertainer and comedian.
A brewery or brewing company is a business that makes and sells beer.
Buckingham is a town in north Buckinghamshire, England, close to the borders of Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire, which had a population of 12,043 at the 2011 Census.
Bus rapid transit (BRT, BRTS, busway, transitway) is a bus-based public transport system designed to improve capacity and reliability relative to a conventional bus system.
Cedars Upper School is an upper school and sixth form with academy status, located in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England.
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.
Charlotte Susan Jane Dujardin, CBE (born 13 July 1985) is a British elite dressage rider.
The Chiltern Hills form a chalk escarpment in South East England.
All Saints Church, Leighton Buzzard is the fine Early English parish church for the town of Leighton Buzzard in the English county of Bedfordshire.
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.
A cooperative (also known as co-operative, co-op, or coop) is "an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise".
Coulommiers is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France in north-central France.
Courtaulds was a United Kingdom-based manufacturer of fabric, clothing, artificial fibres, and chemicals.
Daniel Defoe (13 September 1660 - 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy.
Darren Gough (born 18 September 1970) is a retired English cricketer and former captain of Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
The Dean of Lincoln is the head of the Chapter of Lincoln Cathedral in the city of Lincoln, England in the Church of England Diocese of Lincoln.
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.
Dunstable is a market town and civil parish located in Bedfordshire, England.
English Gothic is an architectural style originating in France, before then flourishing in England from about 1180 until about 1520.
Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, the style he used in Britain, or Ferdinand James Anselm, Freiherr von Rothschild (17 December 1839 – 17 December 1898) was a French-born, Austrian-turned British and Jewish banker, art collector, and politician, who was a member of the prominent Rothschild family of bankers.
Field hockey is a team game of the hockey family.
Flitwick, pronounced with a silent w, is a small town and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England.
A forklift (also called lift truck, fork truck, fork hoist, and forklift truck) is a powered industrial truck used to lift and move materials over short distances.
Franklin Roy "Frank" Bruno, (born 16 November 1961) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1982 to 1996.
The General Post Office (GPO) was officially established in England in 1660 by Charles II and it eventually grew to combine the functions of state postal system and telecommunications carrier.
Glinda, also known as the Good Witch of the South, is a fictional character created by L. Frank Baum in his Oz novels.
The Grand Union Canal in England is part of the British canal system.
The Great Train Robbery was the robbery of £2.6 million from a Royal Mail train heading from Glasgow to London on the West Coast Main Line in the early hours of 8 August 1963, at Bridego Railway Bridge, Ledburn, near Mentmore in Buckinghamshire, England.
A hamlet is a small human settlement.
Hamunaptra (also known as City of the Dead) is a fictional Egyptian city that first made its appearance in the 1999 film The Mummy.
Heath and Reach is an English village and civil parish near the Chiltern Hills in Bedfordshire.
Hemel Hempstead is a new town in Hertfordshire, England.
A heritage railway is a railway operated as living history to re-create or preserve railway scenes of the past.
Human trafficking is the trade of humans for the purpose of forced labour, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others.
Industry is the production of goods or related services within an economy.
Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.
Irish Travellers (an lucht siúil, meaning 'the walking people') are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group who maintain a set of traditions.
Kajagoogoo are a British new wave band, best known for their hit single "Too Shy", which reached No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart, and the Top 10 in numerous other countries.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kezie Uchechukwu Duru Akabusi, known as Kriss Akabusi MBE (born 28 November 1958) is a British former sprint and hurdling track and field athlete.
Ledburn is a hamlet in the parish of Mentmore, in Buckinghamshire, England.
Leedon is a former hamlet in Bedfordshire, England, which is now part of Leighton Buzzard town.
Leighton Bromswold (also known as Leighton) is a small village and civil parish in Cambridgeshire, England.
Leighton Buzzard Golf Club is a golf club near Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire, England, not far from Mentmore Golf and Country Club.
The Leighton Buzzard Light Railway (LBLR) is a light railway in Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire, England.
Leighton Buzzard R.F.C is a Rugby Union club based in the English town of Leighton Buzzard in the county of Bedfordshire.
Leighton Buzzard railway station serves the Leighton Buzzard and Linslade area of Bedfordshire and nearby parts of Buckinghamshire.
Leighton Town Football Club are an English football club located in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.
Leighton–Linslade is a civil parish in the district of Central Bedfordshire in Bedfordshire, England, with a population of 32,417 (2001 census), increasing to 37,469 at the 2011 Census.
Linslade is an English town, located on the Bedfordshire side of the Bedfordshire-Buckinghamshire border (and roughly a third-way between London and Birmingham).
Lipton is a British brand of tea, owned by the company Unilever and led by CEO Dylan Wong.
A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.
Louise Dearman (born 13 March 1979) is a British actress and singer, most well known for playing the roles of Glinda and Elphaba in the West End production of Wicked. Notably, she is the only actress to have played both starring roles in any production of Wicked.
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 Borough Council is the local authority of Luton in Bedfordshire, England.
The Luton-Dunstable Busway is a guided busway system in Bedfordshire, England, which connects the towns of Dunstable, Houghton Regis and Luton with Luton Airport.
The M1 is a motorway in England connecting London to Leeds, where it joins the A1(M) near Aberford, to connect to Newcastle.
Mary Norton, or Kathleen Mary Norton née Pearson (10 December 1903 – 29 August 1992), was an English author of children's books.
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.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is a 2016 urban fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by Jane Goldman, based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Ransom Riggs.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
Nicholas Beggs (born 15 December 1961Larkin, Colin (1997) The Virgin Encyclopedia of Eighties Music, Virgin Books,, p. 270-271) is an English musician, noted for playing the bass guitar and the chapman stick; he is a member of The Mute Gods and Kajagoogoo, formerly also a part of Iona and Ellis, Beggs, & Howard and plays in the band of Steven Wilson.
Oak Bank School is a coeducational special school with academy status located in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
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.
Operation Netwing is a long-running United Kingdom law enforcement endeavour, headed by Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit (BHMCU), investigating allegations of forced labour and human trafficking in Bedfordshire, England by Irish Travellers.
A parish church (or parochial church) in Christianity is the church which acts as the religious centre of a parish.
Philip Marie Constant Bancroft O'Connor (8 September 1916 – 29 May 1998) was a British writer and surrealist poet, who also painted.
The Poor Law Amendment Act 1834 (PLAA), known widely as the New Poor Law, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed by the Whig government of Earl Grey.
A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground.
RAF Stanbridge (originally RAF Leighton Buzzard) was a non-flying RAF station situated on the outskirts of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England and located west of the village of Stanbridge, Bedfordshire.
Rightmove plc is a UK-based company that runs www.rightmove.co.uk, the UK's largest online real estate portal and property website.
The River Ouzel, also known as the River Lovat, is a river in England, and a tributary of the River Great Ouse.
Robbery is a 1967 British crime film directed by Peter Yates and starring Stanley Baker.
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.
Rusty Goffe (born 30 October 1948) is an English actor with dwarfism.
Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 14 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture.
Sand is a naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
Simon's Cat is an animated cartoon and book series by the British animator Simon Tofield featuring a hungry house cat who uses increasingly heavy-handed tactics to get his owner to feed him.
South West 1 East is an English, level six, rugby union league in south and south-west England; mainly Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Gloucester, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Wiltshire.
South West Bedfordshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament.
Southcote (or Southcott) is a hamlet in the parish of Linslade, in Bedfordshire, England.
Southern is the brand name used by the Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) train operating company on the Southern routes of the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern franchise in England.
The Spartan South Midlands Football League is an English football league covering Hertfordshire, northwest London, central Buckinghamshire and southern Bedfordshire.
Steve Askew is a British guitarist best known as the original, and current lead guitarist for Kajagoogoo.
Stockgrove Country Park is located in England on the Bedfordshire/Buckinghamshire border in the parish of Heath and Reach.
The Barron Knights are a British humorous pop group, originally formed in 1959 in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire,Larkin C 'Virgin Encyclopedia of Sixties Music' (Muze UK Ltd, 1997)) p32 as the Knights of the Round Table.
The Borrowers is a children's fantasy novel by the English author Mary Norton, published by Dent in 1952.
The Da Vinci Code is a 2006 American mystery thriller film directed by Ron Howard, written by Akiva Goldsman, and based on Dan Brown's 2003 best-selling novel of the same name.
The Mummy Returns is a 2001 American action-adventure fantasy film written and directed by Stephen Sommers, starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo, Oded Fehr, Patricia Velásquez, and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
The Storm (1704) is a work of journalism and science reporting by British author Daniel Defoe.
Titisee-Neustadt is a municipality in the district of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.
Tring is a small market town and civil parish in the Borough of Dacorum, Hertfordshire, England.
Tupperware is a home products line that includes preparation, storage, and serving products for the kitchen and home.
TXE, which stands for telephone exchange electronic, was the designation given to a family of telephone exchanges developed by the British General Post Office (GPO), designed to replace the ageing Strowger systems.
Unfree labour is a generic or collective term for those work relations, especially in modern or early modern history, in which people are employed against their will with the threat of destitution, detention, violence (including death), compulsion, or other forms of extreme hardship to themselves or members of their families.
Vandyke Upper School and Community College is an academy school and sixth form in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England.
Waddesdon Manor is a country house in the village of Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire, England.
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 End theatre is a common term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of "Theatreland" in and near the West End of London.
West Mersea (formerly spelt Mersey) is a small town and electoral ward in the Colchester borough of Essex, England.
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.
Wicked is a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman.
Wilko Retail Ltd. (formerly Wilkinson Hardware Stores) is a British high-street chain which sells homewares and household goods.
Winslow is a market town and civil parish designated as a town council in the Aylesbury Vale district of north Buckinghamshire.