Southern England

What is Southern England known for?


midlands

GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) (UTC (UTC±00:00)) timezone_DST BST (British Summer Time) utc_offset_DST +1 latd latm lats latNS longd longm longs longEW website footnotes '''Southern England''', '''the South''' and the '''South of England''' are imprecise terms that refer to the southern counties of England that border the English Midlands. A number of different interpretations describe its geographic extents. Many consider the South a cultural

groupings within England are between Northern England and Southern England; the English Midlands also has a number of distinctive accents. thumb Great Britain around the year 800 (Image:British kingdoms c 800.svg) After the murder of Æthelbald by one of his bodyguards in 757, a civil war broke out which was concluded with the victory of Offa (Offa of Mercia). Offa was forced to build anew the hegemony over the southern English of his predecessor, and he did this so successfully


place finishing

is now under new management with Gary Ackling taking over from John Goddard and Lee Tillen towards the end of the 2007–08 Season.In the 2008–09 season in his first full season in charge Gary Ackling guided the club to an impressive 6th place,finishing just outside the play-off places. The club also won the Basingstoke Senior Cup. Charlie was educated at two independent schools: at Ashdown House (Ashdown House, East Sussex) in the village of Forest Row in East Sussex in Southern


special cultural

region , with a distinct identity from the rest of England—but without universal agreement on what the special cultural, political, and economic characteristics of the South are, nor even on its geographical limits. For government purposes, Southern England is divided in South West England, South East England, London (Greater London), and the East of England. Combined, these have a total area of , and a population of 26 million. People People often apply


strong local

''In Devon, the county council estimated that 1,200 jobs would be lost in agriculture and ancillary rural industries'' – ''Hansard'', 25 April 2001 Since then some parts of the agricultural industry have begun to diversify and recover, with a strong local food sector and many artisan producers. It is also the headquarters of the UK's largest organic veg box provider - Riverford


public speaking

, these institutions cultivated a norm influenced by the Received Pronunciation of Southern England as an international norm of English pronunciation. Recordings of New Jersey-born, Central New York-raised Grover Cleveland and Ohio-native William McKinley show that, in their oratory (Public speaking) at any rate, they cultivated a Mid-Atlantic accent. (By contrast, Theodore Roosevelt, McKinley's successor and a native of New York, had what was probably a more natural non-rhotic


sponsorship reasons

s broke out in parts of Southern England. 50,000 trees were destroyed at Hurn Forest in Dorset. Crops were badly hit, with £500 million worth of crops failing. Food prices subsequently increased by 12%. http: archive.thisiswiltshire.co.uk 2001 7 4 214711.html This Is Wiltshire '''The Football Combination''' (officially known as '''The Totesport.com Combination''' for sponsorship (English football sponsorship) reasons), is a football (soccer


independent rock

the introduction of the thin end of professionalism (Professional sports) pure and simple. And this is really the gist of the whole matter. source New Zealand's ''Observer'' Newspaper, 26 October 1895 The independent rock scene that had developed in Manchester

the centre of media attention for independent rock in the early 1990s, with bands like World of Twist, New Fast Automatic Daffodils, The High, Northside (Northside (band)), Paris Angels, and Intastella also gaining national attention. The period of dominance was relatively short lived with The Stone Roses beginning to retreat from public performance while engaged in contractual disputes, the Happy Mondays having difficulty in producing a second

tier league below the Elite Ice Hockey League although there is no promotion or relegation between the two. thumb 180px right Happy Mondays (File:Happy Mondays June 30 2006.jpg) in concert in 2006 The independent rock scene that had developed in Manchester in the second half of the 1980s, based in The Haçienda nightclub and around Factory Records, dubbed Madchester, came to national prominence at the end of the decade, with the Happy Mondays, the Inspiral Carpets


selling industry

A magazine cartoon of 1882 captioned, "Now, Mr Booth, let us know what you are going to do with all this money!" During its early years The Salvation Army faced a great deal of opposition, especially from those in the alcohol-selling industry who were concerned that the activities of Booth and his followers would persuade the poorer classes to stop drinking. One group opposed to Booth and The Salvation Army was the Skeleton Army, a diffuse group, particularly in Southern


national support

date 2 March 2011 accessdate 2011-03-02 as well as the club forum; Red Vee. International, as well as national support is also strong with Saints. A recent survey showed fan bases in Australia, the United States (United States of America), France, Spain, Ireland, Scotland, Canada, the Middle East, Chile and Greece. The club also have something of a fan base forming in the Far East, with fans from Singapore and Japan. ref name


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supporters clubs, one for the club iself, and one for fans in the South,

Southern England

'''Southern England''', '''the South''' and the '''South of England''' are imprecise terms that refer to the southern counties of England that border the English Midlands. A number of different interpretations describe its geographic extents. Many consider the South a cultural region, with a distinct identity from the rest of England—but without universal agreement on what the special cultural, political, and economic characteristics of the South are, nor even on its geographical limits. For government purposes, Southern England is divided in South West England, South East England, London (Greater London), and the East of England. Combined, these have a total area of , and a population of 26 million.

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