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Northumbria

1. (in Anglo-Saxon Britain) a region that stretched from the Humber to the Firth of Forth: formed in the 7th century ad, it became an important intellectual centre; a separate kingdom until 876 ad
2. an area of NE England roughly corresponding to the Anglo-Saxon region of Northumbria

Northumbria

 

one of the kingdoms created during the Anglo-Saxon conquest of Britain. It was formed at the beginning of the seventh century by the merging of the Anglian kingdoms of Bernicia and Deira. In the ninth century it was conquered, first by the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex and then by the Danes. Northumbria was finally joined to Wessex in about 924.

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The Northumbrian Pipers' Society as we know it today, held it's first meeting on October 5, 1928, with the Duke of Northumberland as Patron, and G.
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This transaction also recognises the quality and know-how of the employees of Northumbrian, who remain a valuable partner for Suez in the UK.
John McGovern, Northumbrian Water Group's head of asset delivery, said: "These partnership agreements clearly demonstrate our commitment to providing our customers, who rely on us every day, with an excellent service and to protecting the environment.
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John Cuthbert, former managing director of Northumbrian Water and honorary president of the Northumbrian Association, said: "I knew John as a colleague and friend through the association, and know I am one of many who will now miss his quiet and thoughtful leadership.
I have informed Northumbrian Water that if, by June 2004, it is not able to demonstrate that all reasonable steps have been taken, then I will need to consider whether further licence modifications might be appropriate.
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