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, when a local entrepreneur purchased the building as part of a larger project, including a restaurant and art gallery. The Broadway, designed by Tim Foster Architects, was one of the largest theatres in the region and offered a selection of live entertainment, including music, comedy and films. "First Glimpse of Mecca to Movies" , '' Peterborough Evening


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Pardesiya, Israel * 25px (Image:Flag of the United Kingdom.svg) Peterborough, United Kingdom He was born at Peakirk near Peterborough in Northamptonshire, and died at Milton (Milton, Northamptonshire) in the same county. He lived a very retired life, and saw little or nothing of society; when he did mingle in it, his dogmatism and pugnacity caused him to be generally shunned. In February 1982 Jones was involved in a serious car accident while driving home after a gig at Glossop Folk Club. Jones' car ran into a lorry pulling out of "Whittlesea brickworks" on the road between Peterborough and March (March, Cambridgeshire) in Cambridgeshire. He suffered very serious injuries, including many broken bones and brain damage, and required intensive care treatment and hospitalisation for a total of eight months. Jones's injuries left him with permanent physical co-ordination problems and unable to play the guitar as well as before – he could also no longer play the fiddle at all. The accident effectively ended his career as a touring and recording professional musician. Mike Raven: ''Nic Jones'' ("Living Tradition - May June 1997). There is some direct evidence for the text's popularity in tenth-century England. Bishop Æthelwold of Winchester is known to have donated a copy to the Peterborough house. Sawyer no. 1448. See Michael Lapidge, "Surviving booklists in Anglo-Saxon England." ''Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts. Basic Readings'', ed. Mary P. Richards. London, 1994. 87-167: 117-9. Ælfric of Eynsham drew on a version included in Abbo of Fleury's ''Collectio canonum'' for his Old English treatise ''De octo vitiis et de duodecim abusivis gradus'', in which the section on the ''rex iniquus'' was translated whole. Andy Bell originates from the Dogsthorpe area in Peterborough. His family still resides in the city and surrounding areas such as Market Deeping. Life He was the son of the Rev. Theophilus Hill and is said to have been born in Peterborough. He was apprenticed to an apothecary and on the completion of his apprenticeship he set up in a small shop in St Martin's Lane, Westminster (City of Westminster). He also travelled over the country in search of rare herbs, with a view to publishing a ''hortus siccus'', but the plan failed. Units continued to be used on these services until 1997, when they became common-user with the rest of the WAGN fleet. After this, it was common for units to turn up on London King's Cross to Peterborough services. Four of the five units were subsequently hired to North Western Trains, and two were painted in the company blue livery with gold stars. The other two units were frequently interchanged with the one remaining WAGN unit, and so were not repainted. Founded at the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1541 (it was until then part of the Diocese of Lincoln), the Diocese has parishes in: *The Soke of Peterborough (the parts of Peterborough to the south of the River Nene, formerly in the historic county (historic counties of England) of Huntingdonshire, are within the Diocese of Ely — however, these parishes were placed under the pastoral care of the Bishop of Peterborough, acting as an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Ely. WikiPedia:Peterborough Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Cambridgeshire Peterborough Commons:Category:Peterborough


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to the development of a uniform type, and the Beagle continued to prove a success up until the outbreak of World War I when all shows were suspended. After the war, the breed was again struggling for survival in the UK: the last of the Pocket Beagles was probably lost during this time, and registrations fell to an all-time low. A few breeders (notably Reynalton Kennels) managed to revive interest in the dog and by World War II, the breed was once again doing well. Registrations dropped again


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. There was also a short spur connecting South Lynn to King's Lynn and the docks. The InterCity 225 has a top service speed of WikiPedia:Peterborough Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Cambridgeshire Peterborough Commons:Category:Peterborough


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east-of-england cambridgeshire peterborough.aspx Destination Guide for Peterborough English Tourist Board (Retrieved 20 April 2007). The Key Theatre, built in 1973, is situated on the embankment, next to the River Nene. The theatre aims to provide entertainment, enlightenment and education by reflecting the rich culture Peterborough has to offer. The programme is made up of home-grown productions, national touring shows, local community productions and one-off concerts


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telegraph Littlejohn passed the eleven-plus, obtaining the highest marks in his year. He was offered a public school (Public school (UK)) scholarship which he turned down because the school didn't play football, and subsequently attended Deacons Grammar School (Deacon's School).


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prisoner of war camp. The art collection contains an impressive variety of paintings, prints and drawings dating from the 1600s to the present day. Peterborough Museum also holds regular temporary exhibitions, weekend events and guided tours. Burghley House to the north of Peterborough, near Stamford, was built and mostly designed by Sir William Cecil (William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley), later 1st Baron Burghley, who was Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I of England Elizabeth I


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1945 PLACE OF BIRTH Peterborough, England DATE OF DEATH The tower is constructed of stone rubble (Rubble masonry) and rendered on the outside, and is decorated with vertical limestone pilaster strips and strapwork. At the corners of the tower, the walls are strengthened by long vertical quoin (Quoin (architecture)) stones bedded on horizontal slabs, and hence is termed ''long and short work''. The way in which the tower is decorated is unique to Anglo-Saxon

and throughout the Middle Ages to build churches and cathedrals including Peterborough and Ely (Ely, Cambridgeshire). It is evident that Anglo-Saxon churches with long and short work and pilaster strips are distributed throughout England where this type of limestone was available, and in East Anglia where the stone was transported. Image:Henry Bird All Saints Earls Barton St Andrew St Stephen.jpg thumb left 190px St Andrew and St Stephen on the rood screen painted by Henry Bird


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scenes. Most of the film was shot in Udaipur (Udaipur, Rajasthan), India and the Monsoon Palace was shot extensively in the film. In England the RAF Northolt, RAF Upper Heyford and RAF Oakley were the main locations. The Karl-Marx-Stadt railways scenes were shot at the Nene Valley Railway, near Peterborough, while studio work was performed at the Pinewood Studios and 007 Stage (Albert R. Broccoli's 007 Stage). ref name "documentary"


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by the Dane (Danes (Germanic tribe))s, and Northampton was a Danish fort, until in 921 it was recovered by Edward the Elder, who fortified Towcester in that year. In 656 numerous lands in the neighborhood of Wisbech were included in the endowment (Financial endowment) of the abbey of Peterborough, and in the same century religious houses were established at Ely (Ely, Cambridgeshire) and Thorney (Thorney, Cambridgeshire), both of which, however, were destroyed during

Peterborough

'''Peterborough''' ( to the north-east. The railway station is an important stop on the East Coast Main Line between London and Edinburgh. The unitary authority borders Northamptonshire and Rutland to the west, Lincolnshire to the north, and non-metropolitan Cambridgeshire to the south and east.

The local topography is flat and low-lying, and in some places lies below sea level, for example in the Fens that lie to the east of Peterborough. Human settlement in the area began before the Bronze Age, as can be seen at the Flag Fen archaeological site to the east of the current city centre also with evidence of Roman (Ancient Rome) occupation. The Anglo-Saxon (History of Anglo-Saxon England) period saw the establishment of a monastery, Medeshamstede, which later became Peterborough Cathedral. Peterborough was until 1965 part of Northamptonshire, although the city with its surrounding rural area was from medieval times administered separately as the Soke of Peterborough.

The population grew rapidly following the arrival of the railways in the 19th century, and Peterborough became an industrial centre, particularly noted for its brick manufacture. Following the Second World War (World War II), growth was limited until designation as a New Town (New towns in the United Kingdom) in the 1960s. Housing and population are expanding and a £1 billion regeneration of the city centre and immediately surrounding area is underway. In common with much of the United Kingdom, industrial employment has fallen, with a significant proportion of new jobs in financial services and distribution.

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