Nuneaton and Bedworth


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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.
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. 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.
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 was born within the district at Arbury.
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Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough councillor Bill Hancox has described the loss of the Bedworth branch as a 'blow' to the town centre.
David Stanier of the Nuneaton Foodbank explained the food has been split between Nuneaton and Bedworth's foodbanks and will prove vital in the coming weeks when demand is set to surge.
FREE car parking will be offered in Nuneaton and Bedworth town centres for the Christmas lights switchon events - but only for a few hours.
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council has confirmed that there will be fireworks displays at both Nuneaton and Bedworth's forthcoming switch on events.
SOME bus services will be axed and others changed when sweeping timetable changes come into force across Nuneaton and Bedworth.
A GALAXY of future sporting stars from Nuneaton and Bedworth were awarded for their incredible efforts during a prestigious ceremony.
As of yesterday, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council started a mass litter-pick and cleanse of a number of roads which have been hit by fly-tippers and those who fling litter out of cars and other vehicles.
Nuneaton and Bedworth's Mayor, Councillor Bill Hancox, will start the fireworks in Bedworth while deputy mayor, Cllr Chris Watkins, will push the plunger to start the dazzling display in Nuneaton.
IT'S an exciting time to be part of Nuneaton and Bedworth - that's the message coming from the borough council as it works to attract businesses.
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.