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shambles

Brit dialect a row of covered stalls or shops where goods, originally meat, are sold
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A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said they were responding to reports of a man who was found collapsed, but conscious, in the Shambles.
The proposed development of the shambles car park for approximately 30 cars will include construction of pavement, surface water drainage, foul sewer, watermain, public lighting, utility trenches and ducting, irish limestone paving on footways, lining, signage, street furniture, tree planting and all associated works and traffic management.
Ian Addyman, who owns a shop on The Shambles, said "There is a real feeling of community and I think we all feel privileged to work in such a beautiful place.
THE Shambles is set in more than an acre of land and was laid out as a small country town of cobbled streets, alleyways, cottages, shops and workshops, all of which were stocked with items of the period.
The SNP demands are a response to an inquiry into the shambles that led to 146,000 votes being rejected in last year's elections and will be revealed in full this week.
Richard is a true all-rounder with a lifetime passion for any kind of fishing - this time he was exploring the Shambles in the English Channel aboard Flamer III skippered by Colin Penny.
I wouldn't let Bruce buy me a pint, let alone the shambles he has assembled at Blues, costing millions.
However, without the grass-roots there is no game for the shambles to run.
The shambles of their tax credit system has caused needless distress.
Speaking at an NFU meeting, Mr Hughes said, ``The first part of the shambles is the fact that farmers in England have received copies of the new movement licences individually by post from Defra, yet farmers in Wales have not.
Needless to say, when the brown furry family returned from their fishing expedition, they were shocked and dismayed to see the shambles the puerile hoodlum had made of their woodland homestead.
The Shambles is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday.