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was built for use in Spain to a gauge of 1674 mm (5 ft 6 inches). It is possible (but not proven) that all the components from the British Rail demonstrator were transferred onto the wider chassis built for Spain. Career He began his acting career with Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA) during the Second World War (World War II), but was asked to leave when it became known that he was a pacifist (pacifism) and a conscientious objector

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headlines pertaining to street gangs and suffered their share of high profile firearms murders. Sheffield, which has a long history of gangs traced back to the 1920s in the book "The Sheffield Gang Wars", along with Leicester culture-taking-root-in-leicester Gang culture taking root in Leicester Crimestoppers UK is one of numerous urban centres seen to have an emerging or re-emerging gang problem. *1857, 24 October — Sheffield F.C. is founded in Sheffield, England. The club is officially regarded by the FA (the Football Association) and FIFA governing bodies as the world's oldest football club. It is the oldest documented non-university club in any code of football (football). *1867, 12 February — 5 March — Final of the Youdan Cup is played at Bramall Lane, the world's first ever organized tournament in any code of football. Twelve Sheffield clubs, using the Sheffield Rules, took part: Broomhall, Fir Vale, Garrick, Hallam F.C. (the winners), Heeley, Mackenzie, Mechanics, Milton, Norfolk, Norton, Pitsmoor and Wellington. British railway workers play Argentina's first recorded football match. WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield


ai_n14468963 title IT'S A SPICE WORLD work Sunday Mirror first Ian last Hyland date 10 August 1997 For a long time, he was employed as a simple corresponding clerk for a cutlery firm in Sheffield. The first public outlet for his erudition was as a columnist in the ''Academy'', a weekly literary magazine run by J. S. Cotton in London. Vaux Breweries was established in the town centre in the 1880s and for 110 years was a major employer. Following a series

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comprehensive school (after Myers Grove School and Hinde House) in 1964, located on two sites separated by a field, one newly built. WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield

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at Deeply Vale Festivals; this was actually the fourth live appearance by the fledgling Durutti Column and that afternoon Wilson also introduced an appearance (very early in their career) by The Fall (The Fall (band)) featuring Mark E. Smith and Marc "Lard" Riley (Marc Riley) on bass guitar. * WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield

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was a US club hit, including number one on the US dance charts, but it failed to generate significant radio play, partially due to a reactionary attitude toward the song's seemingly casual attitude toward sex at a time when AIDS awareness was stongly engrained in the public consciousness. The '''River Rother''' is a river in the northern

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. Edale is best known to walkers as the start (or southern end) of the Pennine Way, and to less ambitious walkers as a good starting point for evening or day walks, accessible by public transport from Sheffield or Manchester and with two pub (Public house)s supplying real ale (Cask_ale#Real ale) and food. Early life Jackson's father, George, served as a soldier in the Household Cavalry before being commissioned into the Royal Army Service Corps. On D-Day

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; Bingley Building Society and Provident Financial. It is also home to nationally outstanding cultural businesses, a strong group of new media companies, and a significant national institution in the National Media Museum. Tourism is worth over £400 million to the local economy, and employs over 10,000 people. Bradford’s exports are worth almost £700 million. The '''City of Wakefield''' ( WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield

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. This led to him being awarded the World Swimmer of the Year (Swimming World Swimmers of the Year) and European Swimmer of the Year by Swimming World Magazine. England Cecil George Paine, a pathologist at the Royal Infirmary in Sheffield, attempted to treat sycosis (eruptions in beard follicles) but was unsuccessful, probably because the drug did not penetrate deep enough. Moving on to opthalmia neonatorum, a gonococcal infection in babies, he achieved the first cure on 25 November 1930. He cured four patients (one adult, the others babies) of eye infections, although a fifth patient was not so lucky. WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield

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'''Sheffield''' ( ), though some population figures, like those given at List of English cities by population, use just the urban core of the city and are therefore lower. and it is one of the eight largest regional English cities that make up the Core Cities Group. Sheffield is the third largest (List of English districts by population) English district by population. The metropolitan population of Sheffield is 1,569,000

During the 19th century, Sheffield gained an international reputation for steel production. Many innovations were developed locally, including crucible (crucible steel) and stainless steel, fuelling an almost tenfold increase in the population during the Industrial Revolution. Sheffield received its municipal charter in 1843, becoming the ''City of Sheffield'' in 1893. International competition in iron and steel caused a decline in traditional local industries during the 1970s and 1980s, coinciding with the collapse of coal mining in the area.

The 21st century has seen extensive redevelopment (Urban renewal) in Sheffield along with other British cities. Sheffield's gross value added (GVA) has increased by 60% since 1997, standing at £9.2 billion in 2007. The economy has experienced steady growth averaging around 5% annually, greater than that of the broader region of Yorkshire and the Humber. title Income & Wealth date 30 November 2007 publisher Sheffield City Council accessdate 7 July 2010 archiveurl http: web 20100521085049 http: your-city-council sheffield-facts-figures sheffield-economy income--wealth archivedate 21 May 2010

The city is located within the valleys of the River Don (River Don, South Yorkshire) and its four tributaries, the Loxley (River Loxley), the Porter Brook, the Rivelin (River Rivelin), and the Sheaf (River Sheaf). 61% of Sheffield's entire area is green space, and a third of the city lies within the Peak District national park. url https: your-city-council sheffield-profile introduction.html title City Profile Introduction date 31 January 2013 publisher Sheffield City Council accessdate 13 October 2013 There are more than 250 parks, woodlands and gardens in the city, and an estimated 2 million trees, giving Sheffield the highest ratio of trees to people of any city in Europe.

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