The Madejski Stadium ( /məˈdeɪski/) is a stadium in Reading, Berkshire, England. The stadium is the home of Reading Football Club and to the rugby union club London Irish as tenants. It also provides the finish for the Reading Half Marathon. The stadium is named after Reading F.C.'s chairman John Madejski.
Reading Stadium was an English greyhound racing track in Reading in the county of Berkshire, with the Reading Racers speedway team also tenants of the site. The site was leased by Stadia UK, the final greyhound meeting took place on Saturday, 18 October 2008. The stadium will now be demolished to make way for offices, it is hoped a new stadium can be built for 2010 season of speedway, with grey...
Reading Abbey is a large, ruined abbey in the centre of the town of Reading, in the English county of Berkshire. It was founded by Henry I in 1121 "for the salvation of my soul, and the souls of King William, my father, and of King William, my brother, and Queen Maud, my wife, and all my ancestors and successors".
On 27th July 1880, 328 men of the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment were killed in Maiwand, a village in Afghanistan, during the Second Afghan Campaign. The 31 ft long lion was erected in their memory. It's the largest sculpted lion and one of the largest bronze sculptures in the world.
destroyed by a missile in 1983, during the Second Sudanese Civil War, this gigantic bucket wheel excavator, actually disused, digged the Jonglei Canal to divert water through the vast Sudd wetlands of South Sudan so as to deliver more water downstream to Sudan and Egypt for use in agriculture.
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Operator: TAAT - Trans Arabian Air Transport
The aircraft was departed Khartoum for a flight to Mwanza where it was supposed to pick up a cargo of 38 tonnes of fish fillet from Vick Fish Processors for delivery in Europe. When it went dark en route to Mwanza, the radio altimeter integral light was found t...
The largest model railroad in the world! Digitally controlled - H0-scale (1:87) - up to date digital equipment (for train and light control) It is barely possible to describe this layout in short words. Mostly, because it is growing and no end in sight. The current standing can be followed up reading The Layout: Facts . In the end, we will have more than 1,000 trains hauling more than 15,000 ca...
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