North West, England

North West England is one of the nine official regions of England. It covers an area of 14,165 sq km (5,469 sq mi), and is the 6th largest region. It has a population of 6.9 million people (2011 estimate), making it the 3rd most populous region in England. Clougha heather in Lancashire, England Author: Blisco […]

Hedon, England

Hedon is a small town in the district of Holderness, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. Located approximately 8 km (5 mi) to the east of Hull, it has a population of just around 6,300 people (2012 estimate). More on Hedon It does not appear in the Domesday Book of 1086, suggesting that it […]

Stroud, England

Stroud is a market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. It is also the main town in Stroud district. The town is situated below the western escarpment of the Cotswold Hills, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town of Stroud has a population of around 13,000 people (2012 estimate). Nearby […]

Bideford, England

Bideford is a small seaport in Devon, England. It is located at the mouth of the River Torridge, and has a population of 15,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Bideford Bideford dates back to at least the 13th century, when the Long Bridge across River Torridge was built. The bridge has 24 arches, all of […]

Redditch, England

Redditch is a town and borough in northeastern Worcestershire, England. Located 24 km (15 mi) south of Birmingham, it has a population of 80,000 people (2012 estimate) More on Redditch The earliest mention of Redditch was in 1348, the year that the Black Death swept the region. Not much is known about the town’s early […]