Nuneaton and Bedworth


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Nuneaton and Bedworth

(nənē`tən), district (1991 pop. 115,300), Warwickshire, central England. The district primarily comprises the city of Nuneaton and the town of BedworthBedworth
, town (1991 pop. 41,991), Warwickshire, central England. Located in a former coal-mining region, it is a residential and industrial town in the district of Nuneaton and Bedworth. Brickmaking is the major economic activity. George Eliot was born nearby at Arbury.
..... Click the link for more information.
. The district's growth was based on coal mining. Its manufactures include electronics and textiles; there is also a distribution services industry. Nuneaton is located at a railroad junction, which aided to the growth of industry. There are remains of the 12th-century nunnery that gave Nuneaton its name. George EliotEliot, George,
pseud. of Mary Ann or Marian Evans,
1819–80, English novelist, b. Arbury, Warwickshire.
..... Click the link for more information.
 was born within the district at Arbury.
References in periodicals archive ?
WHAT'S ON IN NUNEATON A CHURCH dating back to the 14th century is among buildings in Nuneaton and Bedworth taking part.
THE other day I visited Kenilworth and was amazed at the huge difference motorists pay to park in the main town centre car park compared with car parks in Nuneaton and Bedworth.
HOUSHOLDERS in Nuneaton and Bedworth have been put on the alert by police following a spate of burglaries.
HOUSEHOLDERS in Nuneaton and Bedworth will soon be able to recycle their juice and milk cartons more easily.
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council has teamed up with Business Link West Midlands to offer the sessions.
ROAD racing sensation Leon Jeacock from Stockingford, Nuneaton has been named the 2009 Senior Sports Personality of the Year by the Nuneaton and Bedworth Sports Forum.
CHECKPOINTS have been set up across Nuneaton and Bedworth where people can report incidents of racist abuse or hate crime.
He was challenged to explain proposed changes in the county's fire and rescue operation, that would include closing Bedworth fire station and halving the number of crews and appliances to cover Nuneaton and Bedworth.
RESIDENTS in Nuneaton and Bedworth are being given a chance to have their say on community issues at a series of forums with councillors and police.
A RAIL Users group is asking rail operator Cross Country to solve fare anomolies on routes through Nuneaton and Bedworth.
PLANNING applications recently submitted to Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council include: Stockingford Filling Station, Arbury Road, Nuneaton, change of use of garages to one flat (to create 14 flats instead of 13 originally approved), Kenshire Ltd.
DISABLED people in Nuneaton and Bedworth now have someone to champion their cause in the name of sport.