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Great Ouse,

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. 1 Also Great Ouse, river, c.155 mi (250 km) long, rising in the Northampton Highlands, Northamptonshire, S central England. The Great Ouse flows generally NE past Bedford and Ely to the Wash near King's Lynn, Norfolk, and drains the E Midlands and the W Fens.
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Early Bronze Age burial, territory, and population in Milton Keynes, Buckingham, and the Great Ouse Valley.
Publication of the Framework coincides with the imminent completion of the first 'on the ground' project in the Park--a new three kilometre surfaced trail along the River Great Ouse near Willington.
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On Saturday veteran rowers from the universities battled over the same mile-and-half course on the Great Ouse at Queen Adelaide to commemorate the 1944 race, which Oxford won by three-quarters of a length.
The body of the 20-year-old, from Glasgow, was dragged from the Great Ouse river in Cambridgeshire.
A Roman site at Stanton Low, on the Great Ouse, Bucks, Archaeological Journal 146.
Three bridges will rewaterproofed and resurfaced: the A47 River Great Ouse Bridge, the River Nar Bridge and the Harbour Junction Bridge.
Major rivers such as the Thames, Severn and Great Ouse were thought to be most at risk over the coming days and 64 flood alerts and six more serious flood warnings were in place across the country.
MIDLANDS big-fish specialist Tony Miles got in among the specimen chub of the Great Ouse recently, with fish of 5lb 9oz, 6lb 7oz, 6lb 10oz and a beauty of 7lb 2oz.
The Bidford-on-Avon angler was float-fishing on the Great Ouse when the massive 5lb 6oz perch - the biggest taken from any English river other than the Thames - snaffled his lobworm hook bait.

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