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Did you know that Romford once staged Cheetah racing? Or at least tried to. In 1937 animals were imported from Kenya, with plans for events to take place up and down the country (as at Romford in greyhound stadia). The scheme failed for several reasons, not least concerns about the dangers posed by such beasts; and the fact that they weren’t fooled into the chase by a rag and stick flying past them.

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Francis Quarles
Frank Lampard
Jamie Cullum
Richard Madeley
Tony Adams
Tony Parsons

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It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time - Winston Churchill
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