Kingston upon Hull

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. Journey time from Manchester is about 2 hours, and from Leeds a little under 1 hour. Regular, quick connections from Manchester Airport are available by changing at Huddersfield (same platform, normally) or Manchester. There is an hourly fast service to and from Sheffield via Doncaster on Northern Rail. This service calls at Meadowhall which is a large, popular shopping centre in Sheffield. An hourly local, stopping service also operates


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been added to rinse water for centuries, first in the form of powder blue or smalt, or using small lumps of indigo and starch, called stone blue. After the invention of synthetic ultramarine and Prussian blue it was manufactured by many companies, including Mrs. Stewart's Bluing in the USA, Reckitt's (Reckitt Benckiser) Crown Blue in Hull (Kingston upon Hull) and Dolly Blue in Cumbria. It was popular until the mid-20th century in the UK and USA, and is still widely used in India


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was summarised in ''The Manchester Guardian'', which listed the number of each composer's works played in the 1911 Proms season; the top ten were: Wagner (121); Beethoven (34); Tchaikovsky (30); Mozart (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) (28); Dvořák (Antonín Dvořák) (16); Weber (Carl Maria von Weber) (16); J. S. Bach (14); Brahms (Johannes Brahms) (14); Elgar (14); and Liszt (Franz Liszt) (13). "The Autumn Music Festivals", ''The Manchester Guardian'', 8 August 1911, p. 10 251.6 252.1 The North, Doncaster, Hull (Kingston upon Hull) M18 (M18 motorway (Great Britain)) J32 M1 - M18 interchange birth_date WikiPedia:Kingston upon Hull Commons:Category:Kingston upon Hull


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, Oxford, Sheffield, and Swansea. In Northern Ireland, Chinese make up the largest non-white minority, although the population of roughly 4,000 is relatively small. '''Garry Christian''' (born 27 February 1955, Liverpool) (lead vocal (singing)s), '''Roger Christian''' (born 13 February 1950 - died 8 March 1998 from brain tumour) (vocals, instrumentalist), '''Russell Christian''' (born 8 July 1956) (keyboards (keyboard instrument), saxophone, vocals), and ''' Henry


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) early in order to complete his studies at the Football Association's School of Excellence, while also honing his skills for the professional game. His father, Jeff Barmby, was also a player in his younger days and became his son's advisor and agent as his skills began to attract the attention of various clubs. '''The Watersons''' were an English (England) folk (folk music) group from Hull (Kingston upon Hull), Yorkshire. They performed mainly

cricketer: a right-arm fast-medium bowler who also batted right-handed. He was renowned for being one of the worst batsmen in the modern professional game, finishing with a career first-class (first-class cricket) batting average of 4.01, a figure which would have been even lower had it not been for his fairly high proportion of not outs (112 of them in 259 first-class innings). DATE OF BIRTH 23 November 1966 PLACE OF BIRTH Hull (Kingston upon Hull), Yorkshire DATE OF DEATH Routes operated under the MegabusPlus brand are to from: *London St Pancras International - Hull (Kingston upon Hull) via Doncaster and Scunthorpe *London St Pancras International - York via Castleford and Harrogate WikiPedia:Kingston upon Hull Commons:Category:Kingston upon Hull


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&g 389985&i 1001x1003x1004&m 0&r 1&s 1215271763513&enc 1&dsFamilyId 163 title Tenure – Households (UV63) accessdate 5 July 2008 The population had declined by 7.5% since the 1991 UK census, and has been officially estimated as 256,200 in July 2006.


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enciclopedia sinucello-della-rocca_(Dizionario-Biografico) work Dizionario biografico accessdate 20 December 2011 On 11 October 2010, The Who's official website announced the release on 15 November 2010 of the Fortieth Anniversary Super-Deluxe Collectors’ Edition of their ''Live at Leeds'' album, including the complete 14 February 1970 performance, and a 2-CD set containing the complete performance of 15 February 1970 at the City Hall in Kingston upon Hull Hull


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with the Larkin25 events including poetry readings, a Larkin tourist trail and a 'Plague of Toads' sculpture trail recalling Larkin's poem, 'Toads'. A statue of Larkin will later be unveiled at Paragon Interchange. The city has in recent years branded itself as the "Pioneering City", and this claim is backed up by a list of many firsts originating on Humberside. The technology for Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), for example, was discovered and refined at the University of Hull in the late


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with the Larkin25 events including poetry readings, a Larkin tourist trail and a 'Plague of Toads' sculpture trail recalling Larkin's poem, 'Toads'. A statue of Larkin will later be unveiled at Paragon Interchange. The city has in recent years branded itself as the "Pioneering City", and this claim is backed up by a list of many firsts originating on Humberside. The technology for Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), for example, was discovered and refined at the University of Hull in the late 1960s. The city is also a UK leader in the development of broadband and telecoms technology. In 2007 Kingston-Upon-Hull celebrated another of its numerous remarkable achievements when it commemorated the life of its greatest son William Wilberforce and celebrated his starring role in the abolition of the British slave trade which in turn changed the face of world history. There was a wide range of events across the city. Tourist information * WikiPedia:Kingston upon Hull Commons:Category:Kingston upon Hull


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and there are several private hospitals including ones run by BUPA and Nuffield Hospitals.

Kingston upon Hull

'''Hull''', officially '''Kingston upon Hull''' ( ), is a city (City status in the United Kingdom) and unitary authority area (Unitary authorities of England) in the ceremonial county of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. url http: www.britannica.com EBchecked topic 318761 Kingston-upon-Hull title Kingston upon Hull work Encyclopædia Britannica Online accessdate 8 July 2008 year 2008 publisher Encyclopædia Britannica It stands on the River Hull at its junction with the Humber estuary (Humber), 25 miles (40 km) inland from the North Sea. Hull has a resident population of ).

The town of Hull was founded late in the 12th century. The monks of Meaux Abbey needed a port where the wool from their estates could be exported. They chose a place at the junction of the rivers Hull and Humber to build a quay.

The exact year Hull was founded is not known but it was first mentioned in 1193. It was called Wyke on Hull. url http: www.localhistories.org hull.html title A Brief History of Kingston upon Hull last Lambert first Tim accessdate 1 March 2013 Renamed ''Kings-town upon Hull'' by King Edward I (Edward I of England) in 1299, the town and city of Hull has served as market town, url http: www.hedon.gov.uk Core Hedon-Town-Council Pages History_1.aspx title Brief history of Hedon work Hedon Town Council: Working for You accessdate 25 February 2013 year 2007 publisher Hedon Town Council military supply port, url http: www.hullcc.gov.uk portal page?_pageid 221,148379&_dad portal&_schema PORTAL title History of Hull accessdate 22 September 2007 year 2007 publisher Hull City Council a trading hub, fishing and whaling centre, and industrial metropolis.

Hull was an early theatre of battle in the English Civil Wars (First English Civil War). Its 18th-century Member of Parliament, William Wilberforce, played a key role in the abolition of the slave trade in Britain. url http: www.wilberforce2007.com index.php title Slavery: unfinished business accessdate 23 September 2007 year 2007 publisher Wilberforce 2007: Hull archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20070921202938 http: www.wilberforce2007.com index.php archivedate 21 September 2007

The city is unique in the UK in having had a municipally (municipality) owned telephone system from 1902, sporting cream, not red, telephone boxes (red telephone box).

After suffering heavy damage during the Second World War (the 'Hull Blitz'), Hull weathered a period of post-industrial decline, url http: www.communities.gov.uk documents citiesandregions pdf 143999.pdf format PDF last Parkinson first Michael first2 Tony last2 Champion first3 Richard last3 Evans first4 James last4 Simmie first5 Ivan last5 Turok first6 Martin last6 Crookston first7 Bruce last7 Katz first8 Alison last8 Park first9 Alan last9 Berube first10 Mike last10 Coombes first11 Danny last11 Dorling first12 Norman last12 Glass first13 Mary last13 Hutchins first14 Ade last14 Kearns first15 Ron last15 Martin first16 Peter last16 Wood title State of the English Cities: Volume 1 date March 2006 accessdate 5 March 2009 publisher Office of the Deputy Prime Minister location London isbn 1-85112-845-X page 112 archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20090327121851 http: www.communities.gov.uk documents citiesandregions pdf 143999.pdf archivedate 27 March 2009 during which the city gained unfavourable results on measures of social deprivation, education and policing. During the early 21st-century spending boom (before the late 2000s recession (2008–2012 global recession)) the city saw large amounts of new retail, commercial, housing and public service construction spending.

Established tourist attractions include the historic Old Town and Museum Quarter, Hull Marina and The Deep (The Deep (aquarium)), a city landmark. The redevelopment of one of Hull's main thoroughfares, Ferensway, included the opening of St. Stephen's Hull and the new Hull Truck Theatre. Spectator sporting activities include Premier League football (association football) and Super League Rugby (Rugby league). The KC Stadium houses the Hull City (Hull City A.F.C.) football club and Hull FC rugby club and Craven Park (Craven Park, Hull) is home to rugby club Hull Kingston Rovers. Hull is also home to the Elite Ice Hockey League Hull Stingrays.

In November 2013, it was announced that Hull had won the UK City of Culture 2017 award.

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