Royal Oak

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Royal Oak,

residential city (1990 pop. 65,410), Oakland co., SE Mich., a suburb of Detroit; settled c.1820, inc. as a city 1921. There is metal forging and the manufacture of automotive and computer parts. Royal Oak's population decreased considerably in the late 20th cent. The Detroit Zoological Park is there.
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Royal Oak continues drilling program at Young-Davidson site in Matachewan area
They lead the division by two points from the Bull and Bush Laughing Boys who had their bye, and the OEG 5&4's join the Royal Oak Old Uns in joint third place after their excellent 8-1 win against the Top Railway Chunkle Brothers.
The Royal Oak has an excellent reputation, attracting customers, not just from the immediate neighbourhood, nor even other districts of Cardiff, but from much further afield.
In S H Cox Division Three leaders Black Swan BWA's lost their first game of the season as they were beaten 5-4 by the Royal Oak Old Uns.
She had been walking towards Bedworth and as she reached a point between Newlands Lane and the Royal Oak pub a man stopped his car and got out.
Allan Price, from the Aberdare-based band Kiss This --who are due to hold their first-ever full performance in Newport later this month - said they owed their success to the Royal Oak.
The full results for Thursday, June 20, were: Blue Ball Division One:Bull & Bush Lions (Tony Spencer 180) 6-3 Ring 'o' Bells MP (Steve Hopkins 180), Barrow Cons Wagg's 9-0 Blacksmiths Exiles, Royal Oak DP (Kev Thomas 180, Gaz Smith 180) 4-5 Royal Oak Shooters, Bottom Railway BA (Mark Smith 180, Stu Ashurst 180) 7-2 Rose & Crown AW, Royal Oak Reds 5-4 Three Crowns Spookies, Barrow.
Officers also want to trace a man, also of Asian appearance, who was in the Royal Oak pub between 7pm and 8pm on the day of the attack.
The full results for Thursday, June 13 were: Blue Ball Division One: Bull & Bush Lions 4-5 Barrow Cons Wagg's (Mark Wagg 180), Ring 'o' Bells MP 5-4 Royal Oak DP, Blacksmiths Exiles 0-9 Bottom Railway BA, Royal Oak Shooters (Mark Hammond 180) 6-3 Three Crowns Spookies, Barrow (Michael Walker 180), Rose & Crown AW 2-7 Royal Oak Reds (Jeff Smallman 180).
Drinkers in the area have already been hit by the closure of the Royal Oak, which was forced to shut for repairs after suffering thousands of pounds of damage when floods struck on August 18.
BULL and Bush Lions extended their lead at the top of Blue Ball Division One to seven points with an emphatic 8-1 win against Royal Oak DP in the Loughborough and District Pubs & Clubs Darts League last week.
Royal Oak FC, of Attle-borough, Nuneaton, are in action at Nuneaton Borough's Manor Park ground on Sunday, August 27 to raise money for the Gemma Louise Newman Memorial Fund.

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