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September 2016: Essexís Colne Valley

As Augustís rainy season disappears and Septemberís mellow sunshine begins the English countryside beckons alluringly. Our rivers define much about the land. They carve its ...More
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Famous dates in Dunstable:
23rd of May 1931 : Whipsnade Zoo Opened
1th of December 1937 : Sellotape Goes on Sale

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford. - Samuel Johnson
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On this day:
Edgar the Peaceable Unites English Kingdoms - 0959, World's first railway inaugurated - 1604, First edition of the News of the World - 1843, First British Cable Car Opens - 1894, Kipling publishes Kim - 1901, Lawrence of Arabia Takes Damascus - 1918, 1st McDonalds opens in London - 1974, Toxteth Riots - 1985, Durham Pioneers Congestion Charge - 2002
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