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27 blogs about United Kingdom.

  1. The British Newspaper Archive Blog
    Amazing finds and news from over 300 years of historical newspapers. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Agricultural Agitation – The 1872 Warwickshire Farm Labourers’ Strike
    In 1872 farm labourers in Warwickshire went on strike, in a movement that academic and statesmen Henry Fawcett dubbed to be the ‘most important that as ever taken place among our labourers.’ Echoing such movements …
    By Rose Staveley-Wadham, 2,541 words
  2. BusAndTrainUser
    Journeys around Britain by bus and train. 🇬🇧 More info

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    More DRT developments
    Thursday 18th April 2024 This month has seen four developments in the burgeoning world of DRT operations. Firstly, Nottinghamshire County Council expanded its Nottsbus On Demand offering last week adding a fifth area south of …
    By BusAndTrainUser, 2,092 words
  3. Conservative Home
    Britain's leading Conservative blog for news, comment, analysis and campaigns, edited by Paul Goodman. By Paul Goodman, et al. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Stephen Goss: A new Taoiseach is a vital opportunity to reset relations with Northern Irish unionists
    Dr Stephen Goss is an historian, policy and research manager, and a Conservative councillor in Reading. In a surprise move, Leo Varadkar resigned last month as Taoiseach, stating he was ‘not the best person for …
    By Dr Stephen Goss, 1,233 words
  4. East of Elveden
    Hidden places, secret histories and unsung geography from the east of England and beyond. By Laurence Mitchell. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Journey to Avebury
    A Journey to Avebury is the name of a short silent film made by Derek Jarman made in 1971. Shot in wobbly Super 8, and saturated with burnt orange hues, it has an otherworldly eldritch …
    By East of Elveden, 64 words
  5. The Hazel Tree
    by Jo Woolf. 🇬🇧 More info

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    A new children’s book
    Introducing 'The All-seeing Golden Lion of Dalriada'
    By Jo Woolf, 11 words
  6. Hi, I'm Heather Burns – Blog
    at home in the world. 🇬🇧 More info

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    A half pint of IPAA
    I spoke with The Stack about the Investigatory Powers Amendment Act, which has passed its third reading and is awaiting royal assent.
    By Heather Burns, 27 words
  7. The history of Witham, Essex
    Some Research by Janet Gyford. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Manors. Witham (Chipping) and Newland.
    When I was preparing the Post about the Town Hall, I started to write about manorial records, and their value in local history. But this was breaking up the Town Hall story too much, and …
    By Janet Gyford, 357 words
  8. Lancashire Past – Lancashire History Website and Blog
    Lancashire History Website and Blog. By Adrian Bowden, R Bowden. 🇬🇧 More info

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    A History of Bury Art Museum
    Bury Art Museum and Sculpture Centre is described as “probably the best building in Bury” by the famed architectural historian, Sir Nikolaus Pevsner. It stands on Silver Street, Bury’s grandest architectural road. Bury Art Gallery …
    By Lancashirepast.com, 62 words
  9. The Law and Policy Blog
    Independent commentary on law and policy from a liberal constitutionalist and critical perspective. By David Allen Green. 🇬🇧 More info

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    How the civil justice system forced Hugh Grant to settle – and why an alternative to that system is difficult to conceive
    17th April 2024 Hugh Grant has acted in many counter-intuitive scenarios. But the situation he described today on Twitter is perhaps the most counter-intuitive predicament of them all: * Grant has been correctly advised by …
    By David Allen Green, 1,720 words
  10. Literary Britain – Blog
    Travels through the literary landscape: a guide to places of literary interest in the British Isles and beyond. 🇬🇧 More info

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    The Beatles
    I was late. The minibus was already at the stop. I did something I very rarely do and broke into a run. I was the last one there. I was shown into a minibus that, …
    By Literary Britain, 1,554 words
  11. Merseyside Pub Guide
    The Researcher's Blog. By Phil Wieland. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Earlestown
    Today I headed east to Earlestown where there are a number of pubs overdue for a revisit. I began by walking past some good targets which I will get on the way back, to Vulcan …
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  12. The New English Landscape
    For more than a decade we have documented the changing landscape and coastline of Essex and East Anglia, particularly its estuaries, islands and urban edgelands. By Jason Orton, Ken Worpole. 🇬🇧 More info

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    The Garden of Forking Paths*
    Who is Iain Sinclair, and where did he come from? That’s what people in London wanted to know in the early 1970s, east of Liverpool Street Station. His formative years were gradually disclosed in instalments …
    By thenewenglishlandscape, 966 words
  13. POST | Aberdeen's People | Aberdeen's Community | Aberdeen's Culture
    A window into our city and it’s community. Not just the weather, the news, but the stories of people from within our communities. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Aberdeen rapper M2 ready to drop new track ‘Local Shop’
    Masked Aberdeen rapper M2 is ready to make waves with the upcoming release of his second single, Local Shop The post Aberdeen rapper M2 ready to drop new track ‘Local Shop’ appeared first on POST …
    By Chris Sansbury, 52 words
  14. Round the Island
    Walking round the coast of Mainland Britain. 🇬🇧 More info

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    445. Toward to Dunoon
    I didn’t have a lot of luck with this particular walk, so let’s see how many attempts it took. Attempt 1 – April 2020 Well given the date you will probably not be surprised to …
    By jcombe, 2,253 words
  15. round the rails we go
    capturing Britain's railways, one station at a time. By Scott Willison. 🇬🇧 More info

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    The Morning Shift
    Motorway service stations are rarely a high point of anyone's journey. They sit close to the carriageway, sometimes spread over the traffic, a halt for a pee and a sandwich and then out again. Any …
    By Scott Willison, 1,923 words
  16. Ruth's Coastal Walk (UK)
    Coastalwalker.co.uk - walking around the British coastline, very SLOWLY. By Ruth Livingstone. 🇬🇧 More info

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    503a Above Kirtomy to Armadale Bay
    After battling wind and sleet, I walk along a boring road, and reach another beautiful beach. Continue reading →
    By Ruth Livingstone, 25 words
  17. Scarfolk Council
    Scarfolk is a town in North West England that did not progress beyond 1979. Instead, the entire decade of the 1970s loops ad infinitum. By Richard Littler. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Bad Kingdom (1972)
    In 1972, the government drew up plans to construct a deportation facility off the coast of Ireland that could house as many as 70 million people - the entire population of the UK, if need …
    By Scarfolk Council, 185 words
  18. Shapers of the 80s
    British youth culture at its finest. By David Johnson. 🇬🇧 More info

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    2024 ➤ Ahaaaah! 25-year-old stage musical Mamma Mia! confirms ABBA’s genius
    ❚ WHETHER YOU LIKE ABBA’s SONGS or not, the scale of the West-End musical MAMMA MIA!’s success is staggering. Over 25 years it has been seen by 70 million people in 450 cities across the …
    By OTL, 55 words
  19. Slugger O'Toole
    Conversation, politics and stray insights. By Mick Fealty, David McCann, Brian Walker, et al. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Getting Real about Northern Ireland
    On several occasions now I have written an OP in response to one by Andy Pollak. I hope he takes it as a sort of back-handed compliment: no one better espouses what I call the …
    By Frank Schnittger, 3,647 words
  20. A Suffolk Lane
    A diary of my life in rural north Suffolk. By Clare Pooley. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Holiday in Brittany – August 1999. Part 2.
    Here follows the next episode of our Brittany holiday. I thought I would include here an example of Breton folk music just so you can get an idea of the kind of music we heard …
    By Clare Pooley, 675 words