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Some Early Lines, Old Railway Companies, The Ashby and Nuneaton Joint Railway

Some Early Lines

Old Railway Companies

Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway

The Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway was the only joint MR/L&NWR project. Market Bosworth station, now used as a garage, was, at this time, also the southern limit of the Battlefield Line, which aimed to extend along the track-bed beyond the station towards Shenton and Bosworth battlefield. 288 more words

Old Railway Lines

Leicestershire Border Walk - part 12

Bringhurst – East Norton 11 miles (18 km)

Initially taking the road south from Bringhurst we soon enter a field on the left by the first of two possible paths and briefly join the Jurassic Way. 613 more words


The New Teacher - short story

A dearth of links to short stories has given me the opportunity to promote yet another of my own works in my unofficial celebration of…

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Project LV One - Day 209 - Walking the Watershed

I suspect this might seem a lot more dramatic than it actually is, after all it is hardly the continental divide in the USA.  However, they both have the same function – one side of the divide the rivers drain into the Pacific whilst the other side the Atlantic, via the Gulf of Mexico.   162 more words

Project LV One

Dominoes Toy Shop set to return - Leicester 2015

Here at Moore & York we believe that local independent businesses are the lifeblood of a community and Leicester city centre is no exception. It was rather tragic when Dominoes Toy Store went into administration and closed its doors in September 2013. 310 more words

Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire

two days ago we set off on a hunt for Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire. a supposedly magical area where David Attenborough spent his childhood hunting fossils. the day was dark, rainy, and somewhat brooding. 82 more words

Orton-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire

The Church of St Edith, Orton-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire.

Photo taken : 26 October 2014

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