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Westwood Training Centre - Coventry

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Westwood - Training centre for Network Rail. The site was designed by MacCormac, Jameson & Pritchard for Cable & Wireless but is now used exclusively as a training centre for Network Rail staff. Impressive grounds and leisure centre. Not open to the general public.

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A: Umbrellas - Westwood - Coventry

por Ralph Ames, 20 metros de distancia

Patio on top of the leisure centre at Westwood training centre. The site was designed by MacCormac, J...

Umbrellas - Westwood  - Coventry

B: Westwood Training Centre

por Ralph Ames, 50 metros de distancia

Westwood - Training centre for Network Rail. The site was designed by MacCormac, Jameson & Pritch...

Westwood Training Centre

C: Westwood - Coventry

por Ralph Ames, 120 metros de distancia

The Occular Courtyard at 'Westwood'. Designed by architects 'MacCormac Jamieson & Prichard' for C...

Westwood - Coventry

D: Allesley Hall

por Ralph Ames, a 4.0 km.

Exterior of Allesley Hall which is now a private nursing residence. Allesley Hall lies on the north s...

Allesley Hall

E: Berkswell Village

por Ralph Ames, a 4.5 km.

The village of Berkswell forms part of the borough of Solihull and is located just a few miles from C...

Berkswell Village

F: Coventry Memorial Park

por Jonathan Hagen, a 4.6 km.

Coventry's finest park has recently undergone a multi million pound face lift. This includes a new vi...

Coventry Memorial Park

G: Lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry

por Mark Schuster, a 5.6 km.

Lady Godiva is said to have ridden on horseback naked through the streets of Coventry by way of prote...

Lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry

H: Priory Gardens

por Mark Schuster, a 5.8 km.

Priory Gardens is the site of bombing, as infact was so much of coventry. In the glass cases around t...

Priory Gardens

I: St Michaels Spire - Coventry

por Ralph Ames, a 5.8 km.

St. Michael's with it's 295 feet spire, is just one of the three spires that dominate Coventry's skyl...

St Michaels Spire - Coventry

J: Coventry Canal Basin

por Ralph Ames, a 5.8 km.

Coventry Canal Basin opened in 1769 and was built by James Brindley. It was restored to its present s...

Coventry Canal Basin

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Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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