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Letchworth,

town (1991 pop. 31,146), Hertfordshire, E central England. It was the first garden citygarden city,
an ideal, self-contained community of predetermined area and population surrounded by a greenbelt. As formulated by Sir Ebenezer Howard, the garden city was intended to bring together the economic and cultural advantages of both city and country living, with land
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, founded in 1903 by Sir Ebenezer HowardHoward, Sir Ebenezer,
1850–1928, English town planner, principal founder of the English garden-city movement. His To-morrow: a Peaceful Path to Real Reform (1898), reissued as Garden Cities of To-morrow
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. Industries focus on printing and the manufacture of printing machinery.

Letchworth

a town in SE England, in N Hertfordshire: the first garden city in Great Britain (founded in 1903). Pop.: 32 932 (2001)
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NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands CSU (AGCSU), on behalf of NHS England Midlands and East (Central Midlands) and East and North Hertfordshire CCG (the Commissioners) under joint commissioning arrangements, is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver Primary Care Medical Services at Sollershott Surgery, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6 3JW.
FEIS and SEQRA have previously been completed for Letchworth Village, potentially saving the developer millions of dollars in engineering and review costs.
Although most closely associated with the Hertfordshire towns of Letchworth and Welwyn, garden city principles have underpinned development in Birmingham, having inspired both Bournville Village and the Moor Pool Estate in Edgbaston.
Susan Parham rightly comments on the financial benefits enjoyed by the residents of Letchworth - and we must not forget as well the farmland providing the original green belt, but this is only because Letchworth was rescued by an act of Parliament from the clutches of the Hotel York group.
We needed to have a source of income," Letchworth said, and the county grants have helped.
Letchworth came close to breaking the deadlock via a dubious penalty, but the veteran home keeper saved well.
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FLEXTRACTION has delivered six wall-mounted fume and dust extraction systems to Weldability-Sif in Letchworth Garden City.
Competing in a semi-final at Letchworth, Hertfordshire, they finished runners-up against three strong sides.
The Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation, the organisation behind Broadway Cinema, reinvests all the money generated through advertising and the sale of cinema tickets back into the Garden City's community and landscape.
London Buddhist Vihara, Chiswick; Sri Saddhatissa International Buddhist Centre, Kingsbury; Birmingham Maha Vihara in Birmingham; Thames Buddhist Vihara in London; Eastham Temple, London; Edmonton Temple, London; Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya, Letchworth; Ilford Temple, London; Heathrow Athula Dassana Temple, London.
ALLDERS OPTICIANS' Letchworth branch has become the first of the group's practices to receive a revamp based on the 'Rodenstock Concept Shop', which is claimed to boost turnover.