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March 2020: West Norfolk

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Did you know that Battersea Dogs Home deals with around 15,000 strays a year.

Did you know that Battersea Bridge, built by Joseph Balzagette in the 1880'w, is Londons narrowest bridge

Did you know that the first Asparagus grown in Britain was grown in Battersea Park in 1850.

Did you know that the first Football Match played under Football Association rules was played in Battersea Park on the 9th of January 1864

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Famous Battersea people:

Henry Bolingbroke
James Cameron
Johnny Briggs
Michael Aspel
Roger Moore
Timothy Spall

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The problem with committing political suicide is that you may live to regret it - Winston Churchill
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On this day:
The English Restoration - Charles II lands on British Soil - 1660, HMS Pinafore Opens - 1878, Celtic win the European Cup - 1967, Tubular Bells released - 1973, Star Wars Opens - 1977, HMS Coventry Sunk - 1982
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