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century coaching

number of inns that were formerly in the vicinity of the market place. A legal requirement on turnpike companies to provide milestones resulted in a local curiosity, a cast-iron marker on the town cross-roads with the notation 'Alfreton 0 Miles'. In the 19th century, coaching and canal transport were rendered increasingly obsolete by railways built to the east of the town and along the eastern and southern boundaries of the former manor. The canals fell into disuse, and road and rail transport

major stage

, ''' was the first major stage in the mechanisation of the textile industry, and played an important part in the early history of the Industrial Revolution. Background and family He was born into a wealthy Nottingham family in 1896. He was the son of Sir Thomas Stanley Birkin, 2nd Bt. and Hon. Margaret Diana Hopetoun Chetwynd. In childhood, Henry Birkin gained the nickname "Tim", after the children's comic book character Tiger Tim, created by Julius Stafford Baker, who was extremely popular at the time. The nickname stuck right up to Birkin's death. Seirawan was born in Damascus, Syria, to an Arab father and English (England) mother and lived for a short time in Nottingham before immigrating with his family to the United States in 1967. He began playing chess aged twelve years and captured the Washington (Washington (U.S. state)) junior (Junior (chess)) championship soon thereafter, in 1973 (1973 in sports). Seirawan honed his game over the years following at a Seattle coffeehouse frequented by Latvian chess master '''Viktors Pupols''' before winning the world junior championship at the age of nineteen. Seirawan defeated Swiss (Switzerland) Grandmaster '''Viktor Korchnoi''', then the world's second-ranked (Elo rating) player, in a tournament in 1980 (1980 in sports) and was invited to train with Korchnoi in Switzerland in preparation for the latter's 1981 world championship rematch (Viktor Korchnoi#Second World Championship match against Karpov) with Russian Grandmaster '''Anatoly Karpov'''; Seirawan would himself defeat world champion Karpov in 1982 (1982 in sports). Having won the United States championship jointly with '''Walter Browne''' in 1981 (1981 in sports), Seirawan won the title outright in 1986 (1986 in sports) and was a member of the bronze medal-winning United States team at the Chess Olympiad contested in Dubai in that year. At 24 years of age, Botvinnik was competing on equal terms with the world's elite, chalking up international tournament successes in some of the strongest tournaments of the day. First (equal with Salo Flohr) at Moscow 1935, ahead of Emanuel Lasker and Capablanca. First (equal with Capablanca) at Nottingham in 1936 and third (behind Reuben Fine and Paul Keres) at the prestigious AVRO tournament of 1938. In 1941, he won a tournament designating him the title of "Absolute Champion of the U.S.S.R". Botvinnik defeated Paul Keres and future world champion Vassily Smyslov, amongst other strong Soviet grandmasters such as Isaac Boleslavsky and Andor Lilienthal, to win the title. He made his Test debut in the first match of the Ashes series at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. He took match figures of 2 65, his first wicket being Jack Hobbs, and in his first Test innings as a batsman, he hit the first ball for a boundary but was dismissed off the next ball, before scoring 49 in the second innings as Australia chased 428 for victory. Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Nottinghamshire Nottingham Commons:Category:Nottingham

main success

footballer (association football) and manager (Manager (association football)). Born in Nottingham, England, he was the manager of League Two (Football League Two) side Macclesfield Town (Macclesfield Town F.C.) at the time of his death, in a career that included international appearances for Saint Lucia (Saint Lucia national football team). Alexander played for a whole host of lower league football teams. His main success, however, came from football management – managing in both Non

helping people

thumb left 200px ''Life Is Peachy'' Tour Sampler (Image:Life Is Peachy sampler.jpg) Korn began touring in Europe during September 1995. One of Korn's first concert

composing career

, but to support his composing career has done much editorial work and orchestration of film music. He has also written occasional articles and reviews for various music journals - the culmination of that activity being his book on Sir Michael Tippett, a composer he admires enormously. extra The '''Bull Bridge Aqueduct''' was situated on the Cromford Canal, built in 1794, at Bullbridge east of Ambergate along the Amber Valley (River Amber) where it turned sharply

design set

name "corrie" During the 1950s, she did rep (Repertory) in Liverpool, Nottingham and Birmingham. In 1960, Barlow joined the West of England Theatre Company followed by the Bristol Old Vic Theatre Company. In Bristol, she ran a boarding house for fellow actors. In 1956 she married set designer (Scenic design) Graham Barlow, and they had two children

producing fast

doing work on other projects, namely producing fast rising Leicester band Minnaars. They played their final show at the Brainwash festival at the Brudenell Social Club on 17 October 2008. In February 2009 it was announced that Whiskas was joining Duels (Duels (band)) as a full time member. http: 2009 02 now-we-are-five * is there anything I can do to make it acceptable? whats a transwiki? Sorry, the above defence was me, I forgot to log

guitar singing

– the first band so signed without a hit (hit record) single (single (music)). In October, its 1967 self-titled debut album (Ten Years After (Ten Years After album)) was released. Band members * Alvin Lee: guitar, vocals (Singing), harp (harmonica); born Graham Barnes, 19 December 1944, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. * Leo Lyons: bass (bass guitar); born David William Lyons, 30 November 1943, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.<

defending international

consisting of instrumentalists record producers Chris King (born 6 September 1966) and Winston Williams (born 14 February 1965) and vocalist (singer) Delroy St. Joseph (born 28 November 1967). Public commissions Kapoor's earliest public commissions include the ''Cast

family giving

course at Nottingham Trent University School of Art and Design. A heart attack forced him into early retirement in 1975. He lived a quiet life with his family, giving public talks and answering fan mail, until his death on April 5, 2004. Plot The film is narrated by the rooster Alan-a-Dale, who explains that Robin Hood and Little John live in Sherwood Forest, robbing from the rich and giving to the poor townsfolk of Nottingham. The Sheriff of Nottingham


'''Nottingham''' ( ) is a city (city status in the United Kingdom) in the ceremonial county of Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands of England.

Nottingham is known for its links to the legend of Robin Hood and for its lace-making, bicycle and tobacco industries. It was granted its city charter in 1897 as part of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

In 2013, Nottingham had an estimated population of 310,837 with the wider urban area (Nottingham Urban Area), which includes many of the city's suburbs, having a population of 729,977. The population of the Nottingham Derby metropolitan area is estimated to be 1,543,000.

Nottingham is a popular tourist destination; in 2011, visitors spent over £1.5 billion - the sixth highest amount in England.

Culturally, there are two large-capacity theatres, numerous museums and art galleries, the Broadway Cinema, the Savoy Cinema, Nottingham and several live music venues, including the Nottingham Arena and Rock City (Rock City (club)), both of which regularly host major UK and international artists. The city also hosts two music festivals annually - Dot to Dot (Dot to Dot Festival), which takes place in various city centre venues over the course of a weekend every May, and Splendour (Splendour in Nottingham), in Wollaton Park each July.

Nottingham has an award-winning public transport system, https: 2014 11 hat-trick-of-prestigious-award-wins-for-nottingham-city-transport including the largest publicly owned bus network in England south-west of the city.

Over 61,000 students attend the city's two universities, Nottingham Trent (Nottingham Trent University) and the University of Nottingham.

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