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June 2017: The Resorts of North Devon

Devon is the only county in England with two separate coasts, north and south. It is the latter that is perhaps better known and more ...More
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Gatwick, Sussex

Review of Gatwick by on March 28th, 2006
Many may not realise, but Gatwick means 'Goat Farm' in old Saxon lingo - so, what is now an international centre of world travel, actually began life as a goat enclosure. Its cousin, Heathrow, was originally the playground-of-thievery for none other than Dick Turpin!

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Henry VIII Wins Battle of the Spurs - 1513, East India Company Acquires Bengal - 1765, Peterloo Massacre - 1819, Klondike Gold Rush - 1896, Rainham V1 Train Disaster - 1944, Fred Trueman First Test Bowler to 300 Wickets - 1964, Boscastle Floods - 2004
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