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Stourbridge is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley, in the West Midlands county of England. [1]

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A458 road

The A458 is a route on the UK highway network that runs from Mallwyd, near Machynlleth, in Wales, to Halesowen, near Stourbridge, in England.

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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Amblecote

Amblecote is an urban village in the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley in the West Midlands, England.

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Apse

In architecture, an apse (plural apses; from Latin absis: "arch, vault" from Greek ἀψίς apsis "arch"; sometimes written apsis, plural apsides) is a semicircular recess covered with a hemispherical vault or semi-dome, also known as an Exedra.

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Assembly language

An assembly (or assembler) language, often abbreviated asm, is a low-level programming language, in which there is a very strong (but often not one-to-one) correspondence between the assembly program statements and the architecture's machine code instructions.

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Athena (retailer)

Athena is a British art retailer and retail chain, which was founded in 1964.

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B&O Railroad Museum

The B&O Railroad Museum is a museum exhibiting historic railroad equipment in Baltimore, Maryland, originally named the Baltimore & Ohio Transportation Museum when it opened on July 4, 1953.

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Baltimore

Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Hereford & Worcester

BBC Hereford and Worcester is the BBC Local Radio service for the English counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

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BBC Radio Shropshire

BBC Radio Shropshire is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Shropshire.

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BBC WM

BBC WM 95.6 (previously BBC Radio WM) is the BBC Local Radio service serving the West Midlands conurbation and parts of south Staffordshire, operated by BBC Birmingham.

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Bewdley

Bewdley (pronunciation) is a small riverside town and civil parish in the Wyre Forest District of Worcestershire on the Shropshire border in England, along the Severn Valley a few miles to the west of Kidderminster and 22 miles south west of Birmingham.

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Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London (formally, Birkbeck College; informally, Birkbeck), is a public research university located in Bloomsbury, London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Birmingham Metropolitan College

Birmingham Metropolitan College is a further and higher education college with 10 campuses distributed within Birmingham, England.

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Black Country

The Black Country is a region of the West Midlands in England, west of Birmingham, and commonly refers to all or part of the four Metropolitan Boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton.

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Branch line

A branch line is a secondary railway line which branches off a more important through route, usually a main line.

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Brett Westwood

Brett Westwood is a radio presenter and author, specialising in natural history.

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Bridgnorth

Bridgnorth is a town in Shropshire, England.

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Brierley Hill

Brierley Hill is a small town and electoral ward of the Dudley Metropolitan Borough, in the West Midlands of England, and is situated approximately 2.5 miles south of central Dudley and 2 miles north of Stourbridge.

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Broadfield House Glass Museum

Broadfield House, a Grade II listed building, was home to a glass museum and hot glass studio, owned and operated by Dudley Council museum service and was located in Kingswinford, West Midlands, England.

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Bromsgrove

Bromsgrove is a town in Worcestershire, England.

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Central Trains

Central Trains was a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by National Express that operated a variety of local and inter-regional trains from March 1997 until November 2007.

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Chancel

In church architecture, the chancel is the space around the altar, including the choir and the sanctuary (sometimes called the presbytery), at the liturgical east end of a traditional Christian church building.

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Clement Lindley Wragge

Clement Lindley Wragge (18 September 185210 December 1922) was a meteorologist born in Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England, but moved to Oakamoor, Staffordshire as a child.

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Clent Hills

The Clent Hills lie south-west of Birmingham city centre in Clent, Worcestershire, England.

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Clint Mansell

Clinton Darryl "Clint" Mansell (born 7 January 1963) is an English musician, composer, and former lead singer of the band Pop Will Eat Itself.

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Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

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Cradley, West Midlands

Cradley is a village in the Black Country and Metropolitan Borough of Dudley; near Halesowen and the banks of the River Stour.

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Cuckoo (TV series)

Cuckoo is a British sitcom that began airing on BBC Three on 25 September 2012, repeating on BBC One, and in 2016 began airing worldwide on Netflix.

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Dan O'Hagan

Daniel O'Hagan is a freelance football commentator and TV presenter as well as covering the UEFA Champions League for SBS in Australia.

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Darlaston

Darlaston is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Walsall in the West Midlands of England.

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Dave Cartwright

Dave Cartwright (born April 1943) is a British singer, songwriter, guitarist and author.

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David Trotman

David John Angelo Trotman (born 27 September 1951) is a mathematician, with dual British and French nationality.

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Debra Shipley

Debra Ann Shipley (born 22 June 1957) is a politician in the United Kingdom.

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Diamond Head (band)

Diamond Head are an English heavy metal band formed in 1976 in Stourbridge, England.

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Doctors (BBC TV series)

Doctors is a continuing British medical soap opera which first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 26 March 2000.

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Don Kenyon

Donald Kenyon (15 May 1924 – 12 November 1996) was an English first-class cricketer, who played in eight Tests for England from 1951 to 1955.

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Doom metal

Doom metal is an extreme style of heavy metal music that typically uses slower tempos, low-tuned guitars and a much "thicker" or "heavier" sound than other metal genres.

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Dudley

Dudley is a large town in the county of West Midlands, England, south-east of Wolverhampton and north-west of Birmingham.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Elmfield Rudolf Steiner School

Elmfield Rudolf Steiner School Limited is an independent school situated in Stourbridge, West Midlands, England.

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English Poor Laws

The English Poor Laws were a system of poor relief which existed in England and Wales that developed out of late-medieval and Tudor-era laws being codified in 1587–98.

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Enville, Staffordshire

Enville is a small village in rural Staffordshire, England, on the A458 road between Stourbridge and Bridgnorth.

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Epic poetry

An epic poem, epic, epos, or epopee is a lengthy narrative poem, ordinarily involving a time beyond living memory in which occurred the extraordinary doings of the extraordinary men and women who, in dealings with the gods or other superhuman forces, gave shape to the moral universe that their descendants, the poet and his audience, must understand to understand themselves as a people or nation.

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Erdington

Erdington is a suburb and ward of Birmingham that is historically part of Warwickshire.

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Esther Smith

Esther Smith is an English actress best known for her work in the television series Uncle and Cuckoo, and for her role as Delphi in the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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Explore Learning

Explore Learning is a British company founded in 2001 to provide private learning centres located across the UK.

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Express & Star

The Express & Star is a regional evening newspaper in Britain.

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Ezra Pound

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an expatriate American poet and critic, as well as a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement.

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Finnegans Wake

Finnegans Wake is a work of fiction by Irish writer James Joyce.

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Flywheel

A flywheel is a mechanical device specifically designed to efficiently store rotational energy.

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Foster, Rastrick and Company

Foster, Rastrick and Company was one of the pioneering steam locomotive manufacturing companies of England.

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Frank Foley

Major Francis Edward Foley CMG (24 November 1884, Highbridge, Somerset – 8 May 1958, Stourbridge, Worcestershire) was a British Secret Intelligence Service officer.

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Further education

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.

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George Edmund Street

George Edmund Street (20 June 1824 – 18 December 1881), also known as G. E. Street, was an English architect, born at Woodford in Essex.

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Glass production

Glass production involves two main methods – the float glass process that produces sheet glass, and glassblowing that produces bottles and other containers.

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Globalization

Globalization or globalisation is the process of interaction and integration between people, companies, and governments worldwide.

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Green belt

A green belt or greenbelt is a policy and land use designation used in land use planning to retain areas of largely undeveloped, wild, or agricultural land surrounding or neighbouring urban areas.

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Hagley

Hagley is a village and civil parish in Worcestershire, England.

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Hagley Hall

Hagley Hall is a Grade I listed 18th-century house in Hagley, Worcestershire, the home of the Lyttelton family.

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Halesowen

Halesowen is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley, in the West Midlands, England.

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Historic counties of England

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.

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Huguenots

Huguenots (Les huguenots) are an ethnoreligious group of French Protestants who follow the Reformed tradition.

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Hunnington

Hunnington is a village and civil parish in the Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire, England, close to the border with West Midlands, and just south of Halesowen.

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Ian Pearson

Ian Phares Pearson (born 5 April 1959) is a British Labour Party politician who was a member of parliament (MP) from 1994 until 2010, representing Dudley West from 1994 until 1997, and then Dudley South from 1997 until his retirement from the House of Commons at the 2010 general election.

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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 the Ripper

Jack the Ripper is the best-known name for an unidentified serial killer generally believed to have been active in the largely impoverished areas in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888.

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James Foster (ironmaster)

James Foster (9 May 1786 – 12 April 1853) was a prominent Worcestershire ironmaster, coalmaster and senior partner in the important iron company of John Bradley & Co, Stourbridge, which was founded by his elder half-brother but greatly enlarged under his direction.

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James Joyce

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, and poet.

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Jan Pearson

Janice Pearson (born 12 April 1959) is an English actress known for playing Kath Shaughnessy in the BBC1 continuing drama Holby City, and receptionist Karen Hollins in BBC1's daytime soap Doctors, which she joined in February 2009.

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John Adams

John Adams (October 30 [O.S. October 19] 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the first Vice President (1789–1797) and second President of the United States (1797–1801).

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Johnny Briggs (actor)

John Ernest Briggs, MBE (born 5 September 1935) is an English actor.

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Karen Hollins

Karen Nicola Jane Hollins (née Teale) is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera Doctors, played by Jan Pearson.

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Kathleen Booth

Kathleen Booth née BrittenJohnson, Roger.

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Kay Davies

Dame Kay Elizabeth Davies, (née Partridge; born 1 April 1951) is a British geneticist.

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Kenton Allen

Kenton Allen is a British television producer and executive.

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Kidderminster

Kidderminster is a large town and civil parish in the Wyre Forest district of Worcestershire, England.

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King Edward VI College, Stourbridge

King Edward VI College is a highly recognised selective state sixth form college, located in Stourbridge, England, in the West Midlands area.

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Kingswinford

Kingswinford is a suburban area of the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley, in the West Midlands, England.

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Kinver

Kinver is a large village in South Staffordshire district, Staffordshire, England.

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Kinver Edge

Kinver Edge is a high heath and woodland escarpment just west of Kinver, about four miles west of Stourbridge, and four miles north of Kidderminster, and is on the border between Worcestershire and Staffordshire, England.

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Kitchenette

A kitchenette is a small cooking area, which usually has a fridge and a microwave, but may have other appliances.

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Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.

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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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Locomotive

A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.

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London Midland

London Midland was a train operating company in England, owned by Govia, which operated the West Midlands franchise.

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Lye, West Midlands

Lye or The Lye is a suburban area of the Dudley Metropolitan Borough, in the West Midlands of England.

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Lynda Waltho

Lynda Ellen Waltho (born 22 May 1960) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Stourbridge from 2005 to 2010 elected after sitting Labour MP Debra Shipley had stepped down due to ill-health just days before the 2005 election was called.

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Margot James

Margot Cathleen James (born 28 August 1957) is a British politician and entrepreneur.

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Match of the Day

Match of the Day is the BBC's principal football programme.

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Matt Neal

Matthew Neal (born 20 December 1966 in Stourbridge) is a British motor racing driver.

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Metropolitan Borough of Dudley

The Metropolitan Borough of Dudley is a metropolitan borough of West Midlands in England.

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Metropolitan county

The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level administrative division of England.

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Multistorey car park

A multistorey car park (UK English) or parking garage (US English; also called a multistorey, parkade (mainly Canadian), parking structure, parking ramp, parking building, parking deck or indoor parking) is a building designed for car parking and where there are a number of floors or levels on which parking takes place.

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Narrowboat

A narrowboat or narrow boat is a boat of a distinctive design, made to fit the narrow canals of the United Kingdom.

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National Cycle Network

The National Cycle Network (NCN) is the national cycling route network of the United Kingdom, which was established to encourage cycling throughout Britain, as well as for the purposes of bicycle touring.

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Ned's Atomic Dustbin

Ned's Atomic Dustbin are an English rock band formed in Stourbridge in West Midlands in November 1987.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Nigel Reo-Coker

Nigel Shola Andre Reo-Coker (born 14 May 1984) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder.

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Norton, Dudley

Norton is a suburb and council ward in the town of Stourbridge, West Midlands.

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Old Swinford Hospital

Old Swinford Hospital is a secondary boarding school in Oldswinford, Stourbridge, West Midlands, England that has been in continuous operation since the 17th century.

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Oldbury, West Midlands

Oldbury is a town in Sandwell, West Midlands, England.

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Oldswinford

The name Oldswinford is now used for a small area of Stourbridge, close to the parish church.

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Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler (28 April 1908 – 9 October 1974) was a German industrialist and a member of the Nazi Party who is credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions factories in occupied Poland and the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia.

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Owen Owen

Owen Owen was a Liverpool-based operator of department stores in the United Kingdom and Canada.

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Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway

The Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway (OW&WR) was a railway company in England.

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P. G. Wodehouse

Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (15 October 188114 February 1975) was an English author and one of the most widely read humourists of the 20th century.

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Parry People Movers

Parry People Movers Ltd. (PPM) is a British company manufacturing lightweight trams and railcars that use flywheel energy storage (FES) to store energy for traction, allowing electric systems to operate without overhead wires or third rails, and railcars fuelled by small gas, diesel or hydrogen engines.

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Pedmore

Pedmore is a residential suburb of Stourbridge in the West Midlands of England.

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Pedmore Technology College

Pedmore Technology College and Community School is a mixed foundation secondary school, located in the Pedmore area of Stourbridge, West Midlands, England.

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Pop Will Eat Itself

Pop Will Eat Itself (also known as PWEI or The Poppies) are an English alternative rock band formed in Stourbridge in 1986 with members from Birmingham, Coventry and the Black Country.

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Pre Metro Operations

Pre Metro Operations Ltd. is an open-access train operating company in the United Kingdom, based in Stourbridge in the West Midlands.

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Rachel Trevor-Morgan

Rachel Trevor-Morgan is a British milliner best known for the hats she creates for the Queen.

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Red House Cone

The Red House Cone is located in Wordsley in the West Midlands, adjacent to the Stourbridge Canal bridge on the A491 High Street.

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Redditch

Redditch is a town and local government district in north-east Worcestershire, England, approximately south of Birmingham.

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Redhill School, Stourbridge

Redhill School is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in Stourbridge, West Midlands (formerly Worcestershire), England.

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Ridgewood High School, Wollaston

Ridgewood High School is a coeducational secondary school situated in Wollaston (near Stourbridge), in the West Midlands county of England.

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River Stour, Worcestershire

The Stour is a river flowing through the counties of Worcestershire, the West Midlands and Staffordshire in the West Midlands region of England.

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Robert Plant

Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

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Romsley, Worcestershire

Romsley is a village and civil parish in the Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire, England, on the east side of the Clent Hills about 4 miles south of Halesowen.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan

Ronald Antonio O'Sullivan, (born 5 December 1975) is an English professional snooker player.

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S. J. Watson

Steve "S.

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Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson LL.D. (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr.

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Shropshire

Shropshire (alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops; demonym Salopian) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south.

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Sixth form

In the education systems of England, Northern Ireland, Wales and some other Commonwealth countries, sixth form (sometimes referred to as Key Stage 5) represents the final 1-3 years of secondary education (high school), where students (typically between 16 and 18 years of age) prepare for their A-level (or equivalent) examinations.

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Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.

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South Staffordshire line

The South Staffordshire line is a railway line that once connected Lichfield in Staffordshire, England with Dudley, formerly in Worcestershire.

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Specsavers

Specsavers Optical Group Ltd is a British optical retail chain, operating globally.

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St Thomas' Church, Stourbridge

St Thomas' Church, Stourbridge, is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England in Stourbridge.

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Staffordshire

Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

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Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal

The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal is a navigable narrow canal in Staffordshire and Worcestershire in the English Midlands.

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Stambermill Viaduct

Stambermill Viaduct is a viaduct situated in Stourbridge, West Midlands, England.

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Stephen Laughton

Stephen Laughton is an award winning British playwright.

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Stourbridge (UK Parliament constituency)

Stourbridge is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Margot James, a Conservative.

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Stourbridge Canal

The Stourbridge Canal is a canal in the West Midlands of England.

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Stourbridge Cricket Club

Stourbridge Cricket Club is an English cricket club based in Stourbridge, West Midlands.

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Stourbridge F.C.

Stourbridge Football Club (nicknamed "The Glassboys" due to the town's traditional association with the cut glass industry) is an English association football club based in the town of Stourbridge, West Midlands.

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Stourbridge Interchange

Stourbridge Interchange is a bus station in Stourbridge, England, on the site of an earlier bus station.

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Stourbridge Junction railway station

Stourbridge Junction is one of two railway stations serving the town of Stourbridge, in the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley in the West Midlands, England.

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Stourbridge Lion

The Stourbridge Lion was a railroad steam locomotive.

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Stourbridge News

The Stourbridge News is a local free newspaper which serves the Stourbridge area in the West Midlands of England.

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Stourbridge R.F.C.

Stourbridge RFC are a rugby union side based in Stourbridge, West Midlands and play in the fourth tier of the English rugby union league system; National League 2 North.

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Stourbridge Town branch line

The Stourbridge Town branch line is a railway branch line, in Stourbridge, West Midlands, England.

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Stourbridge Town railway station

Stourbridge Town is a railway station near the centre of Stourbridge, West Midlands, England.

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Stourport Ring

The Stourport Ring is a connected series of canals forming a circuit, or canal ring, around Worcestershire, The Black Country and Birmingham in The Midlands, England.

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Stourport-on-Severn

Stourport-on-Severn, often shortened to Stourport, is a town and civil parish in the Wyre Forest District of North Worcestershire, England, a few miles to the south of Kidderminster and down stream on the River Severn from Bewdley.

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Stourton, Staffordshire

Stourton pronounced ‘Storton’ is a hamlet in Staffordshire, England a few miles to the northwest of Stourbridge.

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Subway (restaurant)

Subway is an American privately held fast food restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches (subs) and salads.

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Sutton Coldfield

The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, more colloquially known as Sutton Coldfield or simply Sutton, is a town and civil parish in Birmingham, West Midlands, England.

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Tamworth, Staffordshire

Tamworth is a large market town in Staffordshire, England, northeast of Birmingham and northwest of London.

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Telford

Telford is a large new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England, about east of Shrewsbury, and north west of Birmingham.

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Tennis Girl

The Tennis Girl is a British poster that has become a pop icon.

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Tesco

Tesco plc, trading as Tesco, is a British multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer with headquarters in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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The Cantos

The Cantos by Ezra Pound is a long, incomplete poem in 116 sections, each of which is a canto.

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The Lace Guild

The Lace Guild is the largest organization in the British Isles for lacemakers and those interested in lacemaking.

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The Royle Family

The Royle Family is a British television sitcom produced by ITV Studios for the BBC, which ran for three series from 1998–2000, and specials from 2006–12.

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The Wonder Stuff

The Wonder Stuff are a British alternative rock band, originally based in Stourbridge, West Midlands, in the Black Country, England.

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Thomas Foley (died 1677)

Thomas Foley (1617–1677) was an English ironmaster and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1659 and 1677.

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Thomas Webb (glassmaker)

Thomas Webb (1804–1869) was an English glassmaker and the founder of Thomas Webb & Sons, makers of fine English glass and crystal.

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Timpson (retailer)

Timpson is a British multinational retailer specialising in shoe repairs, key cutting and engraving, as well as dry cleaning & photo processing.

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Tyseley Locomotive Works

Tyseley Locomotive Works, formerly the Birmingham Railway Museum is the engineering arm of steam railtour promoter Vintage Trains based in Birmingham, England.

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Uncle (TV series)

Uncle is a British sitcom written and directed by Oliver Refson & Lilah Vandenburgh.

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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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Waitrose

Waitrose is a chain of British supermarkets, which forms the food retail division of Britain's largest employee-owned retailer, the John Lewis Partnership.

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Walsall

Walsall is an industrial town in the West Midlands of England.

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Walter Braithwaite (composer)

Walter Heurtley Braithwaite (1906–1991) was a composer, pianist and teacher.

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Warwickshire

Warwickshire (abbreviated Warks) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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Wednesbury

Wednesbury is a market town in England's Black Country, part of the Sandwell metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, near the source of the River Tame.

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West Bromwich

West Bromwich is a town in the borough of Sandwell, West Midlands, England.

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West Midlands (county)

The West Midlands is a metropolitan county and city region in western-central England with a 2014 estimated population of 2,808,356, making it the second most populous county in England.

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West Midlands conurbation

The West Midlands conurbation is the large conurbation that includes the cities of Birmingham and Wolverhampton and the large towns of Sutton Coldfield, Dudley, Walsall, West Bromwich, Solihull, Stourbridge and Halesowen in the English West Midlands.

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West Midlands Metro

West Midlands Metro is a light-rail/tram line in the county of West Midlands, England, operating between the cities of Birmingham and Wolverhampton via the towns of West Bromwich and Wednesbury.

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West Midlands Trains

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.

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Wetherspoons

J D Wetherspoon plc, branded as Wetherspoon, is a pub company in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

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WHSmith

WHSmith PLC (also known as WHS or colloquially as Smith's, and formerly W. H. Smith & Son) is a British retailer, headquartered in Swindon, Wiltshire, which operates a chain of high street, railway station, airport, port, hospital and motorway service station shops selling books, stationery, magazines, newspapers, entertainment products and confectionary.

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Wilko (retailer)

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

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William Bidlake

William Henry Bidlake MA, FRIBA (12 May 1861 – 6 April 1938) was an English architect, a leading figure of the Arts and Crafts movement in Birmingham and Director of the School of Architecture at Birmingham School of Art from 1919 until 1924.

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William Henry Bury

William Henry Bury (25 May 1859 – 24 April 1889) was suspected of being the notorious serial killer "Jack the Ripper".

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Witchfinder General (band)

Witchfinder General was a heavy metal band from Stourbridge, England.

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Wollaston, West Midlands

Wollaston is a suburb of Stourbridge, in West Midlands, England.

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Wollescote

Wollescote is a residential area of Stourbridge, West Midlands, England.

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Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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Wombourne

Wombourne (also spelt Wombourn) is a large village and civil parish located in the district of South Staffordshire, in the county of Staffordshire, 4 miles (6 km) south-west of Wolverhampton and just outside the county and conurbation of the West Midlands.

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Worcester

Worcester is a city in Worcestershire, England, southwest of Birmingham, west-northwest of London, north of Gloucester and northeast of Hereford.

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Worcestershire

Worcestershire (written abbreviation: Worcs) is a county in the West Midlands of England.

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Wordsley

Wordsley is a village south of Kingswinford and north of Stourbridge in the West Midlands, England.

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Wychbury Hill

Wychbury Hill is a hill situated off the A456 Birmingham Road, at Hagley, Stourbridge, on the border of West Midlands and Worcestershire.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stourbridge

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