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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

Фотограф: Ralph Ames, На расстоянии 20 метров отсюда

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

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B: Westwood Training Centre

Фотограф: Ralph Ames, На расстоянии 50 метров отсюда

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

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C: Westwood - Coventry

Фотограф: Ralph Ames, На расстоянии 120 метров отсюда

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

Westwood - Coventry

D: Allesley Hall

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

Allesley Hall

E: Berkswell Village

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

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F: Coventry Memorial Park

Фотограф: Jonathan Hagen, На расстоянии 4.6 км отсюда

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G: Lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry

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

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H: Priory Gardens

Фотограф: Mark Schuster, На расстоянии 5.8 км отсюда

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

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I: St Michaels Spire - Coventry

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

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J: Coventry Canal Basin

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

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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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