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January 2019: Get Fit on the North York Moors

January is the traditional month for regretting the excesses of December and promising yourself and others that this year you are definitely going ...More
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Geraint Thomas

The Welsh wing man finally came good after so many years of dogged support for the team. It is worth recalling his appalling crash in the road race in Rio 16 and the contrast to the beam on his face when he rode the Champs to win the Tour de France 2018. Godidog Gearing, magnificent

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I felt my mother about the place. I don't think she haunts me, but I wouldn't put it past her. - Julie Walters
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The Battle of Basing - 0871, 1st British Colonists reach New Zealand - 1840, Spanish Steamer Sinks SS Northfleet - 1873, Battle of Isandlwana - 1879, Queen Victoria dies - 1901, Ramsay MacDonald becomes Britain's 1st Labour PM - 1924, BBC Broadcasts 1st live Football Commentary - 1927, Public Sector Strike Begins - 1979, Space Invaders Hit UK - 1979
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