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running past

The town has the A1 (A1 road (Great Britain)) main road from London to Edinburgh running past it (the town was bypassed in 1962). The main shopping High Street, until recently, was part of the busy A52 (A52 road) (which runs to nearby Nottingham), and ''Wharf Road'' and ''London Road'' (next to Sainsbury's (J Sainsbury)) still are, meeting the A607 (A607 road) (for Lincoln) at a busy junction. There is a motorway-style Grantham North Services at the north end of the bypass, on the new junction which has recently replaced a roundabout in May 2008. Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Nottinghamshire Nottingham Commons:Category:Nottingham

driving location

before he was cleared in February 2011, on the grounds that the blood sample with which he tested positive last April could not be used as evidence. His first Test match was between Australia (Australian cricket team) and English

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on local sides. Leading amateurs such as Alfred Mynn also played on occasion. Matches were usually against the odds, with eleven men in their team versus 22 for the opposition, to make it a more interesting and even contest. Original band members *Dave Manders (born 4 August 1947, Nottingham, England) — guitar lead vocal *Philip Wright (born 9 April 1946, St. Annes, Nottingham, England) — drums lead voc Friendship cities *Nottingham, England * Birmingham

games running

, Founder and LGP Business Adviser (CEO: 2001 - 2012) Clive Crous, CEO (2012 - Present) '''Linux Game Publishing''' (sometimes also referred to as '''LGP''') is a software company based in Nottingham in England. It ports, publishes and sells video games running on Linux operating systems. As well as porting games, LGP also sponsors the development of ''Grapple (Grapple (network layer))'', a free software network library for games. As well as acting as a Linux game

period based

), and Uzbekistan. The '''Raleigh Chopper''' is a children's bicycle, a wheelie bike, manufactured and marketed in the 1970s by the Raleigh Bicycle Company of Nottingham, England. Its unique design became a true 70s cultural icon, and is fondly remembered by many who grew up in that period. Based on the look of a customised chopper motorcycle (Chopper (motorcycle)), made popular with films such as ''Easy Rider'', Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Nottinghamshire Nottingham Commons:Category:Nottingham

hit series

, and again at Nottingham, where he died. '''''Silent Witness''''' is a BBC crime thriller (Thriller (genre)) series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes. First broadcast in February 1996, the series is still airing to the present day.. The series was created by Nigel McCrery, a former murder squad detective based in Nottingham. He later went on to create the hit series ''New Tricks (New Tricks (TV series))'', with writer Roy

liberal views

, Plymouth and Wolverhampton. Some of these churches were formed in a direct response to another church (Church body), or church minister, in the town promoting liberal (Liberalism) views. Within five years of the first Labour Church there were over 50. The Labour churches were at that time attracting between 300 and 500 members to each congregation. He retired in 1975 with over 25,500 first-class runs to his name, and became an England Test selector in the 1990s. ref name "Cap

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music event held at '''The Bodega''' featuring upcoming artists from all over the world. Entry is fairly cheap and is predominantly aimed at the student population of the city. Recently featured in The Guardian, it is seen as Nottingham's forward thinking Music and Arts event. Buy Nottingham has two large excellent shopping centres at either end of the City Centre "The Victoria Centre" and "Broadmarsh". The Victoria Centre

early series

, Wales Queensferry , the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle (Newcastle upon Tyne) and the Trent Bridge in Nottingham. They also designed the enlargement of the City & South London Railway tunnels and their extension past Camden Town (Camden Town tube station) and Clapham South (Clapham South tube station) to form the Northern Line of London Underground. Early series were filmed around the suburb of Moseley in Birmingham. Later in the series, production moved

to Nottingham and much location filming took place in and around West Bridgford, a suburb just south of Nottingham, Keyworth (a large village, 7 miles south of Nottingham) and various other Nottinghamshire towns. The show broadcast in Australia at 6:50am on weekdays on 7TWO starting on Monday 5 April 2010. Early series were filmed around the suburb of Moseley in Birmingham. Later in the series, production moved to Nottingham and much location filming took place

low scoring

: wisdenalmanack content story 153034.html title Australia in England 1981: Botham's summer last Woodcock first John year 1982 work Wisden Cricketers' Almanack – online archive publisher John Wisden & Co. accessdate 17 April 2009 The first Test was played at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Australia won the low scoring and rain affected match by six wickets, after Hughes had taken the opportunity to put England into bat after winning the toss (toss (cricket)). ref


'''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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