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County Town: Oakham
Population: 37,800
Area: 152 Sq miles 384 Sq km
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Did you know that Uppingham School has the largest school playing fields in the UK? Among those to grace those fields have been Jonathan Agnew , England fast bowler and BBC cricket correspondent; his Leicestershire and international team-mate James Whitaker; inter-war England cricket captain Percy Chapman; and both Sir Donald and Sir Malcolm Campbell .

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Summer has set in with its usual severity - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Battle of Blore Heath - 1459, Chaplin Returns to England - 1952, 1st British woman News reader - 1955, BBC launches the world's first Ceefax teletext service. - 1974, Steve Redgrave wins 5th Olympic Gold Medal - 2000
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