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The Hobbit: How England Inspired Tolkien's Middle-Earth
Offbeat  (tags: Book, The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien, England )

Ray
- 11 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Small hairy feet will be back on screen again as The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies marches into cinemas worldwide next week. While the film trilogy, along with the previous Lord of the Rings adaptation, were shot in New Zealand,
Justice for Manchester Dog's Home
Animals  (tags: kayne kennedy, justice, fire, manchester dogs home, animal welfare, uk, england, petition )

Scooby
- 11 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On the night of September 11 2014, Manchester Dog's Home was ravaged by fire. Over 60 dog's were killed and other's were handed into various rescue centres until the staff could take them back. A fifteen year old boy, who was named as Kayne Kennedy
'Twelve Years a Stray' Braintree Cat Returned to Owner
Offbeat  (tags: Pet, Animal, Cat, Essex, England )

Ray
- 14 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A cat which was missing for more than a decade has been reunited with its owner.
Thank Children for Making Video to Save An Elephant
Animals  (tags: sri lanka, mali, elephant, video, children, animal welfare, petion, england, primary school )

Scooby
- 16 days ago - forcechange.com
A video made by students at Kingsleigh Primary School in England has made headlines around the world and is now being featured on the website for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). The children's goal is simple: to save an elephant
'Robin Hood' Major Oak Wins Tree of the Year Competition
Offbeat  (tags: Trees, Major Oak, Robin Hood, Woodland Trust, Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England )

Ray
- 32 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Major Oak's branches spread over 92ft (28m), An oak said to be associated with the Robin Hood legend has won England's first Tree of the Year competition.
Major Oak in Sherwood Forest Voted England's Tree of the Year
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, pictures, tree, England, England's Tree of the year )

Zora
- 34 days ago - theguardian.com
A 1,000-year-old hollow oak, reputed to have hidden Robin Hood from the Sheriff of Nottingham, has been voted England's tree of the year
Staffordshire Police Begins Two-Week Gun Amnesty
Offbeat  (tags: Guns, Law, Amnesty, Police, Staffordshire, England, UK )

Ray
- 40 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A two-week amnesty on illegally-held guns and ammunition has begun in Staffordshire. The surrender, in response to a law change in July, will allow owners of antique or unwanted firearms to hand them over without fear of prosecution.
The Gunpowder Plot
Offbeat  (tags: History, Houses of Parliament, King James 1, England )

Ray
- 55 days ago - bbc.co.uk
"Remember, remember, the 5th of November; Gunpowder, treason and plot; I see no reason why gunpowder, treason; should ever be forgot." In 1605, a group of disaffected Catholics plotted to assassinate King James I by blowing up the House of Lords.
Against English Badger Cull - To Sign Please
Animals  (tags: Dairy, farmers, bovine TB, badger cull, England, UK, boycott, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 59 days ago - viva.org.uk
We the undersigned pledge not to buy English dairy products. We recognise that the Government's decision to annihilate badgers in parts of England is one designed to prop up the dairy industry - and is not a decision supported by the majority of science
11 Things You Only Know If You're a True Londoner
Offbeat  (tags: London, England, UK, Londoner, cockney, facts )

Scooby
- 64 days ago - metro.co.uk
It is perhaps the greatest city in the world and everyone who visits feels like, to some extent, it's theirs.
Chilling Image of 'Grey Lady Ghost' Captured in Archway at Castle Claimed to Be the Most Haunted in England
Offbeat  (tags: Grey lady, ghost, haunted castle, Dudley castle, West Midlands, England, UK )

Scooby
- 71 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The blurred close-up appears to show the outline of a woman with black hair dressed in grey robes standing next to a girl in an archway in the Sharington Range - buildings erected within the castle in the mid-1500s
Magna Carta Restored for 800th Anniversary
Offbeat  (tags: Anniversary, King John, Runnymede, Magna Carta, England, UK )

Ray
- 71 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A ballot has opened for the chance to see the four remaining copies of the original Magna Carta displayed together for the first time.
The Trench Coat's Forgotten WW1 Roots
Offbeat  (tags: Clothing, fashion, Coat, Trench, WW1, England, UK )

Ray
- 73 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It is a fashion classic that has endured through the decades. But away from catwalk shows and Hollywood glamour, the trench coat's first starring role was in World War One kitting out battle-weary soldiers.
People In England Are Harnessing The 'Power Locked In Poo' To Fuel Their Homes
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Renewable Energy, Methane, Sewage, Poo, England )

Brian
- 75 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Although it's a little unsavory, there's lots and lots of power locked in poo," Simon Farris, the renewable energy development manager for a company called Severt Trent, told Bloomberg in a statement."
A Reminder for Despairing Brits: Delhi Gym Will Always Be a Corner of the Empire
Offbeat  (tags: India, satire, Scotland, England, partitioning, referendum )

Evelyn
- 80 days ago - scroll.in
The British withdrew from their colonies, one by one, but hey developed a taste for partitioning. They partitioned Palestine, Cyprus, Ireland, North America, us. They have run out of things to partition, & now they are partitioning themselves
 

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