The Christchurch Town Hall is the city's premier performing
arts centre. Situated beside the River Avon in the very heart
of Christchurch, the complex provides a magnificent setting
for the performing arts and complements the Christchurch
Convention Centre (which is attached by airbridge) with a
number of versatile conference and meeting room facilities.
Editor's note: Fairly low-res image, and cloud cover obscures much detail.
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The Usuda Deep Space Centre was established in Usuda Town, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, in 1984, as an affiliated facility of the former Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS).
The Centre sends command operations and receives data from the recent Hayabusa space probe.
The remote location of the Centre was chosen carefully to reduce noise from towns, allowing for the rec...
The Gay Meadow is the former home ground of Shrewsbury Town FC, a football club in England. It was situated just outside the town centre of Shrewsbury, on the banks of the River Severn and it opened in August 1910. The ground closed in June 2007, at the end of the 2006/7 Football League season, as the club moved to a new stadium, provisionally titled 'The New Meadow', on the outskirts of the to...
128 Lancasters of No 3 Group to the new target of Koblenz, making a night G-H attack. 2 Lancasters lost. This was a successful raid with most of the damage being caused by a large area of fire in the centre of the town. The British Bombing Survey Unit later estimated that 303 acres, 58 per cent of the town's built-up area, were destroyed.