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WWLP Springfield
Big Ben will stop counting to get repairsthe Elizabeth Tower, which houses the clock, will undergo three years of urgent
Big Ben will stop counting to get repairs
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
the Elizabeth Tower, which houses the clock, will undergo three years of urgent repairs. Paul Roberson, clock maker at the palace of Westminster, said “There are a couple of areas that we desperately want to look at and we’re hoping to take the... Read more
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examiner.com
London's Big Ben clock tower will be silenced for urgent repairsGreat Bell lends its nickname to the tower and clock as a whole. The landmark t
London's Big Ben clock tower will be silenced for urgent repairs
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
Great Bell lends its nickname to the tower and clock as a whole. The landmark tower is located at the northern end of the Palace of Westminster which contains the Houses of Parliament, overlooking Westminster Bridge across the Thames as well as... Read more
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The Seattle Times
London’s finest: Fun facts to know about the city’s Big BenIN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabe
London’s finest: Fun facts to know about the city’s Big Ben
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
IN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabeth Tower, which is attached to the Palace of Westminster , the U.K. parliament in London on the north bank of the River Thames. It’s thought to be named after... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big BenIN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabe
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big Ben
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
IN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabeth Tower, which is attached to the Palace of Westminster , the U.K. parliament in London on the north bank of the River Thames. It's thought to be named after... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big BenIN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabe
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big Ben
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
IN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabeth Tower, which is attached to the Palace of Westminster , the U.K. parliament in London on the north bank of the River Thames. It's thought to be named after... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big BenIN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabe
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big Ben
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 2 days ago
IN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabeth Tower, which is attached to the Palace of Westminster , the U.K. parliament in London on the north bank of the River Thames. It's thought to be named after... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big BenIN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabe
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big Ben
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
IN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabeth Tower, which is attached to the Palace of Westminster , the U.K. parliament in London on the north bank of the River Thames. It's thought to be named after... Read more
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Londonist
Big Ben To Fall Silentbell/clock/tower/whatever you want to call it will fall silent as part of a thr
Big Ben To Fall Silent
Londonist / Posted 3 days ago
bell/clock/tower/whatever you want to call it will fall silent as part of a three-year programme of essential works on the Palace of Westminster. Repairs will begin in early 2017, with major work carried out on the Elizabeth Tower, the Great Clock... Read more
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Daily Mail
Matt Damon pays visit to pub and leaves each of bar staff £70 tipparties held by corporate giants, it seems. Authorities are advertising for fir
Matt Damon pays visit to pub and leaves each of bar staff £70 tip
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
parties held by corporate giants, it seems. Authorities are advertising for firms who might want to use the Palace of Westminster. ‘There is a rare opportunity to hire corporate event space inside the House of Commons this June,’... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Lord-lieutenant appoints six new deputiesHall since 1990. He is also the hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England, a
Lord-lieutenant appoints six new deputies
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Hall since 1990. He is also the hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England, as the representative of The Queen in the Palace of Westminster. Judge Curl has held various posts including recorder, circuit Judge and designated family judge for... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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The Courier
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Lord-lieutenant appoints six new deputiesHall since 1990. He is also the hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England, a
Lord-lieutenant appoints six new deputies
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
Hall since 1990. He is also the hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England, as the representative of The Queen in the Palace of Westminster. Judge Curl has held various posts including recorder, circuit Judge and designated family judge for... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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The Young Witness
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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Manning River Times
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
Manning River Times / Posted 7 days ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 7 days ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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The North West Star
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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Londonist
12 Secrets Of Regent StreetThe entire Conservation Area from the south end of the Quadrant to Waterloo Pla
12 Secrets Of Regent Street
Londonist / Posted 7 days ago
The entire Conservation Area from the south end of the Quadrant to Waterloo Place is affected by the Primrose Hill to the Palace of Westminster Strategic View. In other words, views of the Palace of Westminster are protected in the same way that... Read more
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CBS News
Queen Elizabeth II through the yearsPark in Nottingham, England, June 13, 2012. Britain's Queen Elizabeth leaves a
Queen Elizabeth II through the years
CBS News / Posted 8 days ago
Park in Nottingham, England, June 13, 2012. Britain's Queen Elizabeth leaves after the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London, May 8, 2013. Members of the British royal family (L-R) Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince... Read more
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Daily Mirror
90 stunning photographs marking the Queen's 90th birthdaythe State Opening of Parliament REUTERS2015: Britain's Queen Elizabeth deliver
90 stunning photographs marking the Queen's 90th birthday
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
the State Opening of Parliament REUTERS2015: Britain's Queen Elizabeth delivers her speech to the House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster, during the State Opening of Parliament, in London REUTERSQueen Elizabeth II arrives at the Queen... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Billy Connolly can hang out his washing on Glasgow Green, and other diverting factsthe second largest example of Gothic revival architecture in Britain. Glasgow U
Billy Connolly can hang out his washing on Glasgow Green, and other diverting facts
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
the second largest example of Gothic revival architecture in Britain. Glasgow University's splendour is beaten only by the Palace of Westminster. 8. There's no business like showbusiness The Trongate is home to the oldest surviving music hall in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Billy Connolly can hang out his washing on Glasgow Green, and other diverting factsthe second largest example of Gothic revival architecture in Britain. Glasgow U
Billy Connolly can hang out his washing on Glasgow Green, and other diverting facts
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
the second largest example of Gothic revival architecture in Britain. Glasgow University's splendour is beaten only by the Palace of Westminster. 8. There's no business like showbusiness The Trongate is home to the oldest surviving music hall in... Read more
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metro
Greenpeace target monuments across London in protest against 'toxic air'closely with the police on their investigation and we cannot comment further wh
Greenpeace target monuments across London in protest against 'toxic air'
metro / Posted 11 days ago
closely with the police on their investigation and we cannot comment further while this is ongoing.’ Speaking about the Palace of Westminster incident, police said: ‘Two people are up there. At 6.25am we got the call, officers are in... Read more
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Herald Sun
Royals celebrate as EU storm brewsQueen and her family attended Westminster Abbey to celebrate the Commonwealth y
Royals celebrate as EU storm brews
Herald Sun / Posted 14 days ago
Queen and her family attended Westminster Abbey to celebrate the Commonwealth yesterday, at the same time next door in the Palace of Westminster MPs rowdily debated her Majesty’s musings on the “other” union of nations, Europe. It was very much a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Royals celebrate as EU storm brewsQueen and her family attended Westminster Abbey to celebrate the Commonwealth y
Royals celebrate as EU storm brews
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Queen and her family attended Westminster Abbey to celebrate the Commonwealth yesterday, at the same time next door in the Palace of Westminster MPs rowdily debated her Majesty’s musings on the “other” union of nations, Europe. It was very much a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
London Has Fallen: can city siege movies survive the age of terror?of the Abbey’s superb Gothic facade should be tremendously upsetting. As should
London Has Fallen: can city siege movies survive the age of terror?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
of the Abbey’s superb Gothic facade should be tremendously upsetting. As should the plumes of smoke rising from the Palace of Westminster, the bombed-out wreck of London Bridge, and the gunfight on the steps of St Paul’s that jeopardises... Read more
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Evening Standard
Queen's 90th birthday celebrated with guided tours of royal historythe Mall the walk concludes at Buckingham Palace, the monarch’s London home sin
Queen's 90th birthday celebrated with guided tours of royal history
Evening Standard / Posted 17 days ago
the Mall the walk concludes at Buckingham Palace, the monarch’s London home since 1837. Each walk starts opposite the Palace of Westminster, is about two hours long, and is led by a qualified Westminster guide with commentary at each of the 11... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
UK: Cameron using 'spiv Mugabe antics'Nicholas Soames, the Tory MP and grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, said that “
UK: Cameron using 'spiv Mugabe antics'
New Zimbabwe / Posted 17 days ago
Nicholas Soames, the Tory MP and grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, said that “outside this incestuous hothouse of the Palace of Westminster” voters understood the government should tell people where it stands. He added that "almost all... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Tory MP accuses government of overseeing 'spiv Robert Mugabe antics' to keep Britain in EUNicholas Soames, the Tory MP and grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, said that “
Tory MP accuses government of overseeing 'spiv Robert Mugabe antics' to keep Britain in EU
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
Nicholas Soames, the Tory MP and grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, said that “outside this incestuous hothouse of the Palace of Westminster” voters understood the government should tell people where it stands. He added that "almost all... Read more
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Londonist
This Is What Parliament Could Look Like If It Leaves Londoncentury building that promotes greater accountability, visibility and connectiv
This Is What Parliament Could Look Like If It Leaves London
Londonist / Posted 18 days ago
century building that promotes greater accountability, visibility and connectivity between politicians and people".The Palace of Westminster, in need of a massive restoration. Photo by Alex Pietzsch via the Londonist Flickrpool The HoP Bristol... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Open House: Going behind the scenes at the House of RepsParliament has pioneered the use of an overflow chamber — something which has n
Open House: Going behind the scenes at the House of Reps
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
Parliament has pioneered the use of an overflow chamber — something which has now been adopted by the Palace of Westminster. It is called the Federation Chamber, and is used to give MPs the chance to have their say on a wide... Read more
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metro
UK parliament could move to Bristol for years while Westminster gets repairedand past president of Royal Institute of British Architects. He said: ‘I love
UK parliament could move to Bristol for years while Westminster gets repaired
metro / Posted 19 days ago
and past president of Royal Institute of British Architects. He said: ‘I love this project. ‘It is an opportunity to help reduce the staggering cost of restoring the Palace of Westminster and to take some of the economic heat out... Read more
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The Inyo Register
April 10)is founded at Norwich University in Vermont. 1858 – After the original Big Ben
April 10)
The Inyo Register / Posted 19 days ago
is founded at Norwich University in Vermont. 1858 – After the original Big Ben, a 14.5 tonnes (32,000 lb) bell for the Palace of Westminster had cracked during testing, it is recast into the current 13.76 tonnes (30,300 lb) bell by Whitechapel... Read more
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Daily Star
Booze, boobs and OMG: The Winston Churchill you probably didn’t knowremember Churchill s death SOURCE: AFPTV Havengore , the boat which carried Ch
Booze, boobs and OMG: The Winston Churchill you probably didn’t know
Daily Star / Posted 20 days ago
remember Churchill s death SOURCE: AFPTV Havengore , the boat which carried Churchill s coffin from Tower Bridge to the Palace of Westminster during his state funeral, has been restored and will re-enact the voyage as part of the commemorations... Read more
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chroniclelive
What links Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Benn and Morpeth suffragette Emily Davison?things a stage further, hiding in a broom cupboard in the Houses of Parliament
What links Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Benn and Morpeth suffragette Emily Davison?
chroniclelive / Posted 24 days ago
things a stage further, hiding in a broom cupboard in the Houses of Parliament for 46 hours so that she could record the Palace of Westminster as her place of residence. Discovered by a cleaner, she was arrested and then released without... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
For sale: The £14m view of the Thames that helped revolutionise modern artsome of the most recognisable scenes in London – some clearly inspired by Monet
For sale: The £14m view of the Thames that helped revolutionise modern art
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
some of the most recognisable scenes in London – some clearly inspired by Monet’s own paintings of the city – such as the Palace of Westminster, St Paul’s Cathedral, Hungerford, Waterloo, Blackfriars and Tower bridges, and Hyde Park. But his... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich North MP Chloe Smith reveals she is going to have a babyof Commons she once held the unofficial title of Baby of the House Now Chloe S
Norwich North MP Chloe Smith reveals she is going to have a baby
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 28 days ago
of Commons she once held the unofficial title of Baby of the House Now Chloe Smith is set to join the ranks of MPs in the Palace of Westminster juggling the demanding job of making the laws of the land while looking after a tiny tot of her... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich North MP Chloe Smith reveals she is going to have a babyof Commons she once held the unofficial title of Baby of the House Now Chloe S
Norwich North MP Chloe Smith reveals she is going to have a baby
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
of Commons she once held the unofficial title of Baby of the House Now Chloe Smith is set to join the ranks of MPs in the Palace of Westminster juggling the demanding job of making the laws of the land while looking after a tiny tot of her... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Gruff takes tumour treatment campaign to Westminsterat Ysgol Twm o'r Nant School, Denbigh, Gruff was the youngest patient to attend
Gruff takes tumour treatment campaign to Westminster
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 29 days ago
at Ysgol Twm o'r Nant School, Denbigh, Gruff was the youngest patient to attend the reception at Speaker’s House within the Palace of Westminster by kind permission of patron of Brain Tumour Research the Rt Hon John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Brexit will hurt world economy — US Treasury chieffile photo, shows the Boudica statue in the foreground as fog shrouds the clock
Brexit will hurt world economy — US Treasury chief
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
file photo, shows the Boudica statue in the foreground as fog shrouds the clock tower which houses the Big Ben bell at the Palace of Westminster, London. Britain is in the midst of a decision whether to leave or stay with the European Union.... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Blenheim Palace named in top 20 most visited world heritage sites20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites 1. Tower of London 42% 2. City of Bath 32% 3.
Blenheim Palace named in top 20 most visited world heritage sites
Oxford Mail / Posted 30 days ago
20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites 1. Tower of London 42% 2. City of Bath 32% 3. Stonehenge 31% 4. Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey 24% 5. Dorset and East Devon Coast 21% 6. Old and New Towns of Edinburgh... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Prince William gives MBE to RNLI stalwartcharity. Mr Spindler and his family then visited Downing Street with Weston MP
Prince William gives MBE to RNLI stalwart
Weston Mercury / Posted 1 months ago
charity. Mr Spindler and his family then visited Downing Street with Weston MP John Penrose, and had a tour of the Palace of Westminster. Mr Spindler said: “It was a truly amazing experience. “You see these places and people on television... Read more

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