Wrekin

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Wrekin

the. an isolated hill in the English Midlands in Telford and Wrekin unitary authority, Shropshire. Height: 400 m (1335 ft.)
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Mr Corbyn was active in the Young Socialists, the name at the time of Labour's youth wing, he said, and they would plant the red flag on The Wrekin, the hill above the Shropshire Plain.
The Wrekin MP allegedly retorted "You're not f***ing royalty" - words which ended up as a popular T-shirt slogan.
Mr Watts' comments are not surprising given his ownership of the Wrekin Ruby, over 80 antique cars and a variety of Persian rugs.
The Wrekin Wakes date back 200 years to when beer was carried to the summit for rowdy celebrations.
Days after the Wrekin Group went into administration with the loss of around 400 jobs, no-one is certain where the gem is, or indeed able to recall having ever set eyes on it.
FOR centuries the Wrekin has spread it peaceful charm undisturbed by city life.
The Wrekin, just over the border in Shropshire, is one of the locations where Tolkien would gaze out at the rolling countryside and Welsh mountains, and formulate tales of kings, wizards and orcs.
Part of the ancient fortress at the Wrekin, on the Welsh-Shropshire border, is being put up by owner Peter Holt, who inherited the Orleton Estate from his late father Vesey.
The Wrekin Ruby was only worth PS8,000 - not PS11m as claimed
The Wrekin transmitter in Shropshire went off air shortly after 8pm on Saturday,leaving 124,000 homes without reception for nearly four hours.
Four Synchronised swimmers from Rugby Swimming Club picked up gold medals at the Wrekin Routine competition - Amy Goldschmidt (solo), Hannah Dudley (solo) and Sam Winn and Hannah Dudley (duet).
The Wrekin is a prominent hill in the east Shropshire landscape, just south of Junction 7 of the M54, rising to about 1,375 ft.