Five Boroughs

Five Boroughs,

in English history, Danish fortified towns in the English Midlands, settled in the 9th cent. They were DerbyDerby
, city and unitary authority (1991 pop. 218,026), central England, on the Derwent River. It was formerly county seat of Derbyshire but became administratively independent of the county in 1997.
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, LeicesterLeicester
, city and unitary authority (1991 pop. 324,394), central England. The city is connected by canals with the Trent River and London, and it is also a railway center. Leicester was of industrial importance as early as the 14th cent.
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, StamfordStamford,
town (1991 pop. 18,127), in the Parts of Kesteven, Lincolnshire, E central England, on the Welland River. It is a market town. Products include diesel engines, electrical equipment, bricks, and tiles.
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, NottinghamNottingham,
city and unitary authority (1991 pop. 273,300), central England, on the Trent River. A center of rail and road transportation, the city's most important industries are the manufacture of lace, hosiery, cotton, and silk.
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, and LincolnLincoln,
city and district (1991 pop. 79,980), county seat of Lincolnshire, E England, in the Parts of Kesteven, on the Witham River. Located at the junction of the Roman Fosse Way and Ermine Street, the city is a center of road and rail transportation.
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Nir's latest event is this evening's "Faith in the Five Boroughs," during which she'll lead a rabbi, an imam, and a pastor in a discussion of religious tolerance.
Malloy Initiative for Construction Skills has honored three individuals for their commitment to growing the diversity of New York City's construction industry and expanding opportunities in communities across the five boroughs.
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The grocery store competition in the immediate area includes Key Food Stores Co-Op Inc., which is based in Staten Island and has 100 individually owned supermarkets in the five boroughs, and White Rose Inc.'s Met Foods chain, which has 80 independently owned stores in the greater New York area.
Last year, residents of the city spent $165 million last year to buy low-cost products at Walmart's suburban stores since there aren't any outlets in the five boroughs, costing the city millions of dollars in tax revenues and hundreds of jobs, according to an analysis obtained by the Post.
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Perez will provide leadership to the five Borough Council Commissioners, who in turn lead staffs of Unit Commissioners, giving advice and training to Scout Leaders in neighborhoods across the five boroughs of New York City.
The shock vote by St Helens council confirms worries about proposals to modernise the service by the Five Boroughs NHS Trust.