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Did you know that Each Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday Ashbourne is the scene of a very famous football game . This is a robust match, kind of a free for all with goals three miles apart. Its origins are believed by some to be medieval

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I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. - Winston Churchill
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Battle of Hastings - 1066, Battle of Old Byland - 1322, Caerphilly Pit disaster - 1913, Winnie the Pooh Published - 1926, Balham Blitz Tube Disaster - 1940, Fifty Pence Coin Issued - 1969
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