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 A Short History of Caldicot
In 1850 Caldicot entered the 'Railway Age' a development which was to fundamentally change the nature of the village and to form its character for the next century and more.
The manor of Caldicot was given to Durand, the Sheriff of Gloucester.
When Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837, Caldicot had a population of around 450, virtually all of whom were engaged in farming or in trades serving the agricultural community.
www.caldicot.com /live/history.html   (1950 words)

  
 Caldicot Town AFC
Caldicot romped to victory after Gwynfi were reduced to ten men ten minutes before the break, despite a small resurgence from the away team, when they scored 3 in a row to make it 5-3 at one stage.
Caldicot took the lead twice but were pegged back twice, the second time with only a few minutes to go, which left no time for Town to get a winner.
Caldicot then added more pressure and looked comfortable for a while and duly added a second when the lively Jason Thorn flicked a header perfectly through for strike partner Paul Harris, making his first start of the season, to run onto, control and strike all in the space of 2 yards.
www.caldicottownafc.co.uk   (2434 words)

  
 Caldicot Castle
Consequently, Caldicot Castle reverted to the king's control, only to be granted to the Duke of Lancaster, who allowed the site to be leased by several tenants until the mid-1800's.
Nevertheless, the Duke of Gloucester's greatest achievement at Caldicot Castle was the great gatehouse, now impressively restored to its former splendor on the southern face of the fortress.
As at Manorbier, Cobb made Caldicot Castle his home for a time and devoted much energy to rejuvenating the structure.
www.castlewales.com /caldicot.html   (1384 words)

  
 Monmouthshire Information from the Free Press
Caldicot Castle is the focal point of a country park developed in co-operation with the Countryside Commission, offering walks, picnic sites, an adventure play area, barbecue and a caravan rally site.
Medieval banquets at Caldicot Castle, built in stages during the 12th and 14th centuries and restored in the 19th, enjoy an international reputation.
Caldicot has a fine modern shopping centre and a well equipped leisure centre, complete with heated indoor swimming pool, sports hall, squash courts, sauna and solarium, bar and community suite with catering facilities.
www.thisismonmouthshire.co.uk /monmouthshire/info/town_guide/caldicot.html   (304 words)

  
 Caldicot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Caldicot is the name of more than one place:
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Caldicot   (76 words)

  
 Vernon Coleman - Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War
For Mrs Caldicot, letting the teaspoon bang against the side of his cup was the equivalent of jumping onto the table, screaming as loudly as she could and tearing off all her clothes.
Mrs Caldicot felt herself blushing and pulled the collar of her dressing gown up a little higher to hide the bright red rash that she knew was developing.
Mr Caldicot moved his head slightly to one side, lowered his head a fraction of an inch and looked up over the top of his spectacles so that he could examine the clock to confirm the time.
www.vernoncoleman.com /books/mccw2.htm   (2052 words)

  
 Caldicot Castle - Great Castles of Wales
The people living in Caldicot at the time included a knight, who would have needed a substantial home, but there is no evidence of a timber castle at Caldicot at that date.
At the time that the Domesday Book was written, Caldicot was held by Durand, Sheriff of Gloucester, and the estate was valued at six pounds.
In 1376, while she was still a child, Alianore married Thomas of Woodstock, the youngest son of Edward III, and so Caldicot Castle passed into royal hands.
www.greatcastlesofwales.co.uk /caldicot.htm   (791 words)

  
 Caldicot Castle: Touring Wales on Britannia
It is often the venue for concerts by the local Caldicot Male Voice choir.
Home of those sumptuous banquets and evenings of local entertainment so beloved of tourists, much restored Caldicot Castle is three miles southwest of Chepstow and only two miles east of the Severn Bridge.
The castle, built during the 12th to 14th centuries, was restored in the 19th century, but retains its original round keep and gate house, is situated in a country park and has a small museum.
www.britannia.com /tours/wales/caldicot.html   (82 words)

  
 Settlement Hierarchy Project
Caldicot has a higher percentage of banks and financial services, 3 times the percentage Newport has.
The pie chart of Caldicot shows that, the town is dominated by low order goods, 30% of all the shops offer low order goods.
In Caldicot 7% of shops offer a high order service, this is considerably higher than Newport.
www.coursework.info /i/3270.html   (658 words)

  
 Castles - British & Irish - Caldicot Castle
Caldicot Castle is serenely set in a beautiful fifty-five acre country park.
The curtain wall was added in the thirteenth century and Caldicot’s finest feature, the Great Gatehouse was built in the fourteenth century.
The site dominates the area around it and is strategically located as Caldicot stood on the Via Julia roadway to Caerwent, a Roman town.
www.geocities.com /castlesights2/castles/southwales/caldicot/caldicot.html   (185 words)

  
 BBC - South East Wales Caldicot - Your Say
Caldicot is a good place to live but what caldicot needs is more places for us teenagers to go to keep us out of trouble.
Caldicot has alot going for it if only the council would spend the money we give them on doing the place up they spent money on the Chepstow regeneration scheme why not here.
I have lived in Caldicot now for a number of years and have found that most of the men that live there are wallies.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/southeast/sites/caldicot/pages/yoursay.shtml   (1039 words)

  
 Colorado Kids Book Reviews - The Seeing Stone
Arthur de Caldicot is 13, so he's going through the standard turmoils of a page wanting to become a squire.
Crossley-Holland was trying to do, as it is from Arthur de Caldicot's point of view, and he talks about writing this down.
The story tells about a boy named Arthur de Caldicot who has a lot of parallels with King Arthur.
www.colokids.com /stone.html   (433 words)

  
 Removals Wales - Caldicot - Removal companies - Removals Caldicot - Free moving estimates by removal companies
Caldicot (Welsh: Cil-y-coed) is a small town located in Monmouthshire, southern Wales.
It has a large school, Caldicot Comprehensive School, and is the nearest town to the Severn Tunnel.
It is also the location of Caldicot Castle.
www.uk-removal-company.com /Wales/Caldicot.html   (219 words)

  
 (GCM5FY) Alianore and the Swan (Monmouthshire) by Blorenge
Caldicot Castle is a substantial 13th Century ruin which sits in a large area of open and wooded parkland.
Caldicot is also served by buses from Cardiff/Newport and Bristol.
Caldicot also has a train station (20 minute walk from the park) on the Cardiff/Birmingham line.
www.geocaching.com /seek/cache_details.aspx?wp=GCM5FY   (755 words)

  
 BookHooks
In Caldicot there is a manor owned by Sir John de Caldicot in which Arthur and his family live.
Sir John de Caldicot is Arthur's father and owner of the Caldicot Manor.
The main characters are: Sir John de Caldicot, Lady Helen de Caldicot, Serle, and Arthur.
www.bookhooks.com /detailed.cfm?Report_number=942   (288 words)

  
 Caldicot Castle in Monmouthshire
Caldicot Castle, apart from having a history dating back to Saxon times, forms the picturesque centrepiece of a beautiful country park.
Caldicot could be called a castle within a castle.
The keep is thought to have been built by Humphrey de Bohun soon after 1220 and the imposing gatehouse by Thomas of Woodstock in the 1380s.
www.data-wales.co.uk /castle6.htm   (225 words)

  
 Monmouthshire news, sport and information from the Monmouthshire Free Press
Caldicot's im-pressive start to the season stuttered on Saturday as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Abertillery.
A WOMAN of 95 was left stricken overnight on the floor of her room in a sheltered housing complex in Caldicot as her cries for help went unheard.
Elsie Paynter fell over on Monday evening but was only discovered at 8.15am yesterday by her daughter, who promptly rushed her to the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport.
www.thisismonmouthshire.co.uk   (138 words)

  
 DVD Times - Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War
After a lifetime as a downtrodden housewife, Thelma Caldicot (Pauline Collins) suddenly finds herself a widow, but her newfound freedom and sense of herself doesn’t last long as her son (Peter Capaldi) and his wife (Anna Wilson-Jones) manage to railroad her into the Twilight Years Rest Home.
Mrs Caldicot’s Cabbage War received a limited theatrical release earlier this year and was poorly received by the British press.
Appalled at the conditions that she and her fellow inmates are subjected to, and slowly becoming aware that her son and his wife have other reasons for moving her out of her house, she decides it is time to act.
www.dvdtimes.co.uk /content.php?contentid=5612   (937 words)

  
 Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War - reviews
I wrote the novel `Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War' (on which the film is based) to draw attention to exactly this sort of rampant ageism.
Her spirited character, Thelma Caldicot, turns a lifetime of repressed anger against those who have written her off when her greedy son dumps her in the Twilight Years Rest Home after her husband's sudden death.
The film which stars Pauline Collins as Mrs Caldicot is nearing the end of its theatrical release and will soon be available on video worldwide.
www.vernoncoleman.com /mrscrev.htm   (1901 words)

  
 Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War (2000)
Caldicot's Cabbage War is a nice little film about a British lady who takes on big business and fights for the rights of the elderly in a rest home.
Thelma Caldicot (Pauline Collins) is the wife of Henry (Terence Rigby).
Henry is a bully who treats his wife as a slave and clearly cares much more for his golf clubs and chrysanthemums than he does for poor Thelma.
www.michaeldvd.com.au /Reviews/Reviews.asp?ReviewID=3449&SID=2&PID=225345   (1158 words)

  
 Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War (2000)
Mrs Caldicot finds she does indeed have a mind of her own and starts a small rebellion in the twilight rest home where she has been parked by her son, baulking at the harsh regime and standover tactics of the management.
The story then moves on to an oft repeated scenario of old folks locked away, drugged to the eyeballs to keep them subdued as selfish offspring fulfil their own needs at the expense of the parent.
There is a small undertone of rebellion even before the fateful day when her husband is laid out for duck or should I say for want of a duck.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0305847   (530 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War [2000]: DVD
Thelma Caldicot is moved into the Twilight Years Rest Home after the death of her husband.
Pauline Collins was fantastic in her role as downtrodden Mrs Caldicot and made me laugh and cry throughout the whole film.
Buy Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War [2000] with Saving Grace [2000] DVD today!
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00015N4T8   (685 words)

  
 Caldicot Castle Entertainments: Medieval Banquets and Weddings in South Wales.
Caldicot Castle Entertainments: Medieval Banquets and Weddings in South Wales.
Then you will ascend the tower's spiral staircase to Caldicot Castle's Great Hall and shown to your table.
At 8pm you will be taken to the Guardroom and introduced to your Baron and Baroness for the evening.
www.castle4banquets.co.uk /Feasting.asp   (345 words)

  
 Variety.com - Reviews - Mrs. Caldicot's Cabbage War
Caldicot's Cabbage War," a mildly engaging time-passer, stuffed with TV thesps, whose real place is on the small screen.
Collins plays middle-aged suburban housewife Thelma Caldicot, who's booted out of her home by her odious realtor son, Derek (Peter Capaldi), and his yuppie wife, Veronica (Anna Wilson-Jones), after her dull husband is deep-sixed by a cricket ball.
As a widow who finally breaks out of her self-imposed shell after 30 years of boring marriage, Pauline Collins lends emotional ballast to the line-up of reliable character actors hardly stretched by the unadventurous script.
www.variety.com /review/VE1117919866?categoryid=31&cs=1   (383 words)

  
 Vehicle Recovery Fleet Wales South West UK
Vehicle Recovery Fleet Wales South West UK Caldicot Fleet Recovery was established in 1997, since then we have become one of the largest contra flow recovery specialist in Wales and the South West.
All our recovery vehicles are serviced and maintained to the highest standard by our sister company Caldicot Fleet Maintenance Ltd, with its fully equipped workshop and fleet of service maintenance vans.
With our team of qualified recovery operators, trained by the institute of vehicle recovery (IVR) and fully equipped light and heavy recovery vehicles, we have successfully completed many long and short-term contracts, for major construction companies throughout the uk.
www.caldicotrecovery.co.uk   (121 words)

  
 Caldicot Information Online - Nightlife in and around Caldicot, UK
Caldicot Information Online is an independent site and is not affiliated with, or officially sponsored by any local authority or tourist information centre based in Caldicot.
If you have any news or information related to Caldicot or would like an article to be published in Caldicot Information Online, fill in a simple form or send it to us and we will do the rest.
Look for what you want to find in and around Caldicot.
www.britinfo.net /fp-K-AQG.htm   (266 words)

  
 Village Beat Caldicot To Move Up Into Third Garden Village AFC - The Official website of Garden Village AFC. News and Message Boards. For true Garden Village AFC fans.
The second period saw Caldicot gaining most of the play and had the ball in the net early in the half, only to be disallowed for a pushing offence.
Garden Village picked up their fifth league win on the bounce against a spirited Caldicot side at Stafford Common on Saturday.
HALF-TIME: Garden Village 1 - 0 Caldicot Town
www.sportnetwork.net /main/s221/st62095.htm   (475 words)

  
 BBC - South East Wales Caldicot - our guide to life in the Monmouthshire town
Caldicot's turbulent history from sleepy village to industrial town.
Air your views on life in Caldicot and see what others think.
Take a closer look at Caldicot through a selection of local websites.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/southeast/sites/caldicot   (207 words)

  
 Village Do The Double Over Caldicot Garden Village AFC - The Official website of Garden Village AFC. News and Message Boards. For true Garden Village AFC fans.
Caldicot did pull one back 10 minutes later - Phil John lost possession on the edge of the box to Kel Stevens and he rifled the ball into the top corner - but that was as good as it got for the home side.
Garden Village inflicted a second defeat this season on Caldicot Town, with just one goal separating the two sides down in Gwent on Saturday...
Garden Village picked up their ninth away win of the season with a 2-1 success at mid-table Caldicot on Saturday.
www.sportnetwork.net /main/s221/st71180.htm?fromrss=1   (476 words)

  
 BBC NEWS Wales Trader mistaken for terrorist
Agents later told Mr Harris, who is a town councillor in Caldicot, that he shared the same name and description as someone on their most wanted list.
The family had spent a few days in New York to celebrate Mr Harris' 50th birthday and were travelling back on New Year's Day, as security checks were stepped up.
As he tried to board the flight to Heathrow, Mr Harris had already been searched twice, once in the presence of 60 security guards, before the interrogation took place.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/wales/3376879.stm   (360 words)

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