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Peterlee
PETERLEE is a small town built under the New Towns Act of 1946, in County Durham
County Durham
, England. Founded in 1948, Peterlee
Peterlee
town originally mostly housed coal miners and their families. Peterlee
Peterlee
has economic and community ties with Sunderland , Hartlepool and Durham . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Governance * 3 Landmarks * 3.1 Apollo Pavilion * 4 Transport * 4.1 Road * 4.2 Bus * 4.3 Rail * 5 Education * 5.1 Primary * 5.2 Secondary * 5.3 6th Form facilities * 5.4 College * 5.5 Adult education * 6 Culture * 7 Town twinning * 8 Notable people * 9 References HISTORYThe case for Peterlee
Peterlee
was put forth in Farewell Squalor by Easington Rural District Council Surveyor C.W. Clarke, who also proposed that the town was named after the celebrated Durham miners' leader Peter Lee
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Second World War
Allied victory * Collapse of Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
* Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires * Dissolution of the League of Nations * Creation of the United Nations
United Nations
* Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers * Beginning of the Cold War (more... ) PARTICIPANTS ALLIES AXIS COMMANDERS AND LEADERS MAIN ALLIED LEADERS Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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Member Of Parliament
A MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament . In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title. Members of parliament tend to form parliamentary groups (also called parliamentary parties) with members of the same political party
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Miners
A MINER is a person who extracts ore , coal , or other mineral from the earth through mining . There are two senses in which the term is used. In its narrowest sense, a miner is someone who works at the rock face ; cutting, blasting, or otherwise working and removing the rock. In a broader sense, a "miner" is anyone working within a mine, not just a worker at the rock face. Mining
Mining
is one of the most dangerous trades in the world. in some countries, miners lack social guarantees and in case of injury may be left to cope without assistance. In regions with a long mining tradition, many communities have developed cultural traditions and aspects specific to the various regions, in the forms of particular equipment, symbolism, music, and the like. CONTENTS * 1 Roles * 2 Modern Miners * 3 Cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrency
miners * 4 Gallery * 5 See also * 6 References ROLESDifferent functions of the individual miner
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Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
SUNDERLAND (/ˈsʌndərlənd/ ( listen ), locally /ˈsʊndlənd/ ) is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough , in Tyne and Wear , North East England , 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle upon Tyne
, 12 miles northeast of Durham , 101 miles southeast of Edinburgh
Edinburgh
and 240 miles north of London
London
. It is a coastal city at the mouth of the River Wear with beaches at Roker and Seaburn . The etymology of Sunderland
Sunderland
is derived from "sundered land", meaning land "sundered", or set aside for a special purpose, from those belonging to the monastery at Monkwearmouth . Historically in County Durham , there were three original settlements on the site of modern-day Sunderland
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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North East England (European Parliament Constituency)
NORTH EAST ENGLAND is a constituency of the European Parliament . It currently elects 3 MEPs using the d\'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation . CONTENTS * 1 Boundaries * 2 History * 3 Returned members * 4 Election results * 4.1 2014 * 4.2 2009 * 4.3 2004 * 4.4 1999 * 5 References BOUNDARIESThe constituency corresponds to the North East England
England
region of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, comprising the ceremonial counties of Northumberland , Tyne and Wear , County Durham and parts of North Yorkshire . HISTORYThe constituency was formed as a result of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999 , replacing a number of single-member constituencies. These were Durham , Northumbria , Tyne and Wear , and parts of Cleveland and Richmond
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List Of United Kingdom Parliament Constituencies
An ELECTORAL DISTRICT (also known as a CONSTITUENCY, LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT, RIDING, WARD, DIVISION, ELECTORAL AREA, or ELECTORATE) is a territorial subdivision for electing members to a legislative body . Generally, only voters (constituents) who reside within the district are permitted to vote in an election held there. From a single district, a single member or multiple members might be chosen. Members might be chosen by a first-past-the-post system or a proportional representative system, or another voting method entirely. Members might be chosen through a direct election under universal suffrage , an indirect election , or another form of suffrage
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List Of United Kingdom Locations
A gazetteer of place names in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
showing each place's county , unitary authority or council area and its geographical coordinates
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Lewis Silkin
LEWIS SILKIN, 1ST BARON SILKIN CH (14 November 1889 – 11 May 1972), was a British Labour Party politician. Silkin worked as a solicitor ( Lewis Silkin LLP , the London
London
law firm where he practised, still bears his name. ), before becoming a member of the London County Council
London County Council
in 1925. He chaired the LCC Town Planning and the Housing and Public Health Committees and was a member of the Central Housing Advisory Committee. He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Peckham in 1936, and was a member of the Select Committee on National Expenditure. He was Minister of Town and Country Planning in the Government of Clement Attlee
Clement Attlee
from 1945 until he retired in 1950. Silkin was raised to the peerage as Baron Silkin , of Dulwich
Dulwich
in the County of London
London
, in the 1950 Birthday Honours
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Monica Felton
MONICA FELTON (1906 – March 1970) was a British writer, town planner, feminist and social activist, a member of the Labour Party. Felton was brought up in a staunch Primitive Methodists household. Her mother Una Page (née Bone) wrote temperance hymns, and her father was a Primitive Methodist
Primitive Methodist
minister. She studied at the University of Southampton and was later awarded a PhD at the London School of Economics ; she was later appointed to its board of governors. In 1937 Felton was elected to the London County Council
London County Council
as a Labour Party councillor representing St Pancras South West , holding the seat until 1946. From 1947 to 1951 she served as the first Chairman of the Corporation for the construction of the new town of Stevenage
Stevenage

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Arriva North East
ARRIVA NORTH EAST is a bus operator in North East England
North East England
. It is a subsidiary of Arriva
Arriva

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE (RP : /ˌnjuːkɑːsəl əˌpɒn ˈtaɪn/ ( listen ); locally : /njəˈkæsəl əpən ˈtaɪn/ ( listen )), commonly known as NEWCASTLE, is a city in Tyne and Wear , North East England , 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh
Edinburgh
and 277 miles (446 km) north of London
London
on the northern bank of the River Tyne
River Tyne
, 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the North Sea
North Sea
. Newcastle is the most populous city in the North East, and forms the core of the Tyneside
Tyneside
conurbation , the eighth most populous urban area in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. Newcastle is a member of the English Core Cities Group and is a member of the Eurocities
Eurocities
network of European cities
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Gateshead
GATESHEAD is a town in Tyne and Wear
Tyne and Wear
, England, on the southern bank of the River Tyne
River Tyne
opposite Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle upon Tyne
. Gateshead
Gateshead
and Newcastle are joined by seven bridges across the Tyne, including the Gateshead Millennium Bridge . The town is known for its architecture, including the Sage Gateshead , the Angel of the North
Angel of the North
and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art . Residents of Gateshead, like the rest of Tyneside, are referred to as Geordies . Gateshead's population in 2011 was 120,046. Formerly in County Durham
County Durham
, in 1835 the town became part of Gateshead County Borough
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Teesside
TEESSIDE (/ˈtiːsaɪd/ ) is the conurbation in the north east of England
England
around the urban centre of Middlesbrough that is also made up of the towns of Billingham
Billingham
, Redcar , Stockton-on-Tees , Thornaby and surrounding settlements near the River Tees . It was also the name of a local government district between 1968 and 1974—the County Borough of Teesside
Teesside
. Teesside
Teesside
remains an important centre for heavy industry, although the number of people employed has declined. Traditional industries, primarily steelmaking (British Steel ) and chemical manufacture ( Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI)), have been replaced to a large extent by high technology activities, science development and service sector roles
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English Heritage
ENGLISH HERITAGE (officially the ENGLISH HERITAGE TRUST) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection. This comprises over 400 of England's historic buildings, monuments and sites spanning more than 5,000 years of history. Within its portfolio are Stonehenge
Stonehenge
, Dover Castle , Tintagel Castle and the best preserved parts of Hadrian\'s Wall . English Heritage
English Heritage
also manages the London Blue Plaques scheme, which links influential historical figures to particular buildings. When originally formed in 1983, English Heritage
English Heritage
was the operating name of an executive non-departmental public body of the British Government , officially titled the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England, that ran the national system of heritage protection and managed a range of historic properties