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Winsford
WINSFORD is a town and civil parish within the unitary authority of Cheshire
Cheshire
West and Chester
Chester
and the ceremonial county of Cheshire
Cheshire
, England. It lies on the River Weaver south of Northwich
Northwich
and west of Middlewich , and grew around the salt mining industry after the river was canalised in the 18th century, allowing freight to be conveyed northwards to the Port of Runcorn on the River Mersey . Winsford
Winsford
is split into three neighbourhoods: Over on the western side of the River Weaver, Wharton on the eastern side, and Swanlow and Dene, as shown on the official map of Winsford
Winsford
in the Town Council Office in Wyvern House
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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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List Of Places In England
Here is a LIST OF PLACES, divided by ceremonial county of England
England
. Northumberland Durham Lancashire Cheshire Derbs. Notts. Lincolnshire Leics. Staffs. Shropshire Warks. Northants. Norfolk Suffolk Essex Herts. Beds. Bucks. Oxon. Glos. Somerset Wiltshire Berkshire Kent Surrey Hampshire Dorset Devon Cornwall Heref. Worcs. Bristol East Riding of Yorkshire Rutland Cambs. Greater London Tyne font-size:85%; left:205.15px; top:136.2px">Cumbria North Yorkshire South Yorks. West Yorkshire Greater Manc
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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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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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North West England (European Parliament Constituency)
NORTH WEST ENGLAND is a constituency of the European Parliament
European Parliament
. From the 2009 elections it elects 8 MEPs using the d\'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation . CONTENTS * 1 Boundaries * 2 History * 3 Returned members * 4 Election results * 5 External links * 6 References BOUNDARIESThe constituency corresponds to the North West England
North West England
region of the United Kingdom, comprising the ceremonial counties of Cheshire
Cheshire
, Cumbria
Cumbria
, Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester
, Lancashire
Lancashire
and Merseyside
Merseyside
. HISTORYFollowing the passing of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999 , the North West of England
England
forms one constituency from which candidates are elected using the d\'Hondt method
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Fire Services In The United Kingdom
The FIRE SERVICES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM operate under separate legislative and administrative arrangements in England and Wales
England and Wales
, Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
, and Scotland
Scotland
. Emergency cover is provided by over fifty fire and rescue services (FRS), which is the term used in modern legislation and by government departments. Many FRS were previously known as brigades or county fire services, but almost all now use the standard terminology. They are distinct from and governed by a fire authority , which is the legislative, public and administrative body, made up of civilians (usually members of elected local or regional bodies). Fire authorities in England and Wales
England and Wales
(and formerly Scotland), and therefore fire and rescue services, receive a large proportion of their funding through a share of Council Tax
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Emergency Medical Services In The United Kingdom
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM provide emergency care to people with acute illness or injury and are predominantly provided free at the point of use by the four National Health Services of England , Scotland , Wales , and Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
. Emergency care including ambulance and emergency department treatment is free to everyone, regardless of immigration or visitor status. The NHS commissions most emergency medical services through the 14 NHS organisations with ambulance responsibility across the UK (11 in England, 1 each in the other three countries). As with other emergency services, the public normally access emergency medical services through one of the valid emergency telephone numbers (either 999 or 112 )
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List Of Members Of The European Parliament For The United Kingdom, 2014–19
LEGISLATION * 1972 EC Act * 1986 EC (Amendment) Act * 1993 EC (Amendment) Act * 1998 EC (Amendment) Act * 2002 EC (Amendment) Act * 2008 EU (Amendment) Act * 2011 EU Act EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS * 1979 * 1984 * 1989 * 1994 * 1999 * 2004 * 2009 * 2014 * * 1973 delegation * 1st * 2nd * 3rd * 4th * 5th * 6th * 7th * 8th Withdrawal * 2004–05 EU Bill * 2013–14 EU (Referendum) Bill * 2015–16 EU membership renegotiation * 2015 EU Referendum Act * 2016 EU (Referendum) Act (Gibraltar) * 2016 EU MEMBERSHIP REFERENDUM * Causes * Endorsements * Issues * Opinion polling * CAMPAIGNS * Organisations advocating and campaigning for a referendum * People\'s Pledge * Labour for a Refere
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Salt Mine
A SALT MINE is a mine from which halite , commonly known as rock salt, is extracted from evaporite formations . CONTENTS * 1 Mining
Mining
regions * 2 History * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links MINING REGIONS The Crystal Valley region of the Khewra Salt Mines in Pakistan
Pakistan
. With around 250,000 visitors a year, the site is a major tourist attraction
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Port Of Runcorn
The PORT OF RUNCORN is in the town of Runcorn
Runcorn
, Cheshire
Cheshire
, England. It is situated to the west of a point where the River Mersey
River Mersey
narrows, known as Runcorn
Runcorn
Gap . Originally opening directly into the Mersey, with the building of the Manchester Ship Canal , it now links with this canal. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Early days * 1.2 Independent customs port * 1.3 Coming of the Manchester Ship Canal * 1.4 Decline and recovery * 2 Present day * 2.1 Runcorn
Runcorn
Docks * 2.2 Port of Weston * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORYEARLY DAYSUntil the 18th century, the major port in northwest England was Chester
Chester

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Cornwall
CORNWALL (/ˈkɔːrnwɔːlˌ -wəl/ , locally /ˈkɔːnwɔːl, -wəl/ ; Cornish : Kernow ) is a ceremonial county and unitary authority area of England
England
within the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. It is bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea , to the south by the English Channel , and to the east by the county of Devon
Devon
, over the River Tamar . Cornwall
Cornwall
has a population of 556,000 and covers an area of 3,563 km2 (1,376 sq mi). The administrative centre , and only city in Cornwall, is Truro , although the town of Falmouth has the largest population. Cornwall
Cornwall
forms the westernmost part of the south-west peninsula of the island of Great Britain, and a large part of the Cornubian batholith is within Cornwall
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Staffordshire Potteries
The STAFFORDSHIRE POTTERIES is the industrial area encompassing the six towns, Tunstall , Burslem , Hanley , Stoke , Fenton and Longton that now make up the city of Stoke-on-Trent
Stoke-on-Trent
in Staffordshire
Staffordshire
, England. North Staffordshire
Staffordshire
became a centre of ceramic production in the early 17th century, due to the local availability of clay, salt, lead and coal. Hundreds of companies produced decorative or industrial items. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORYThe boom came after the discovery in 1720 by potter John Astbury of Shelton , that by adding heated and ground flint powder to the local reddish clay could create a more palatable white or cream ware
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Staffordshire
STAFFORDSHIRE (/ˈstæfədʃɪər/ or /ˈstæfədʃə/ ; abbreviated STAFFS) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England. It adjoins Cheshire
Cheshire
to the north west, Derbyshire
Derbyshire
and Leicestershire
Leicestershire
to the east, Warwickshire to the south east, West Midlands and Worcestershire
Worcestershire
to the south, and Shropshire
Shropshire
to the west. Stone railway station
Stone railway station
in Stone . The largest city in Staffordshire
Staffordshire
is Stoke-on-Trent , which is administered separately from the rest of the county as an independent unitary authority . Lichfield also has city status , although this is a considerably smaller cathedral city
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China Clay
KAOLINITE /ˈkeɪəlɪˌnaɪt/ is a clay mineral , part of the group of industrial minerals , with the chemical composition Al 2Si 2O 5(OH )4. It is a layered silicate mineral , with one tetrahedral sheet of silica (SiO4) linked through oxygen atoms to one octahedral sheet of alumina (AlO6) octahedra. Rocks that are rich in kaolinite are known as KAOLIN /ˈkeɪəlɪn/ or CHINA CLAY. The name "kaolin" is derived from "Gaoling" (Chinese : 高嶺; pinyin : Gāolǐng; literally: "High Ridge"), a Chinese village near Jingdezhen
Jingdezhen
in southeastern China's Jiangxi
Jiangxi
Province . The name entered English in 1727 from the French version of the word: kaolin, following Francois Xavier d\'Entrecolles 's reports from Jingdezhen. Kaolinite
Kaolinite
has a low shrink–swell capacity and a low cation-exchange capacity (1–15 meq/100 g)
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