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  The Community of Oldbury
Oldbury is the chief headquarters of the Borough's Council House.
In 1557 Sir Robert Dudley settled in the Manor of Oldbury.
Famous people from Oldbury include Cornelius Whitehouse (born 1795) and the inventor of the lap-welded wrought iron tube, Robert Hancock the 18th century portrait engraver, Henry Adcock the inventor, Sir Frederic Bridge composer and Jack Judge the composer of 'It's a long way to Tipperary'.
www.birminghamuk.com /oldbury.htm   (467 words)

 Oldbury Manor
Oldbury Hall itself was built much later on in the 18th century by one Rowland Ffarmer Okeover who owned the manor.
Breton soon gained a reputation as the hard drinking, fox hunting squire of Oldbury, and early in the 19th century a long satirical poem was written telling of his exploits in the beer houses and inns of Atherstone, especially the Red Lion, at race meetings, and of a private horse race along the Watling Street.
The old farm buildings of Wolvey House were demolished, and Oldbury Grange built for Mr Joseph Phillips, son of Mr Garside Philips, the first manager of the Ansley Colliery.
www.webspinners.org.uk /weddingtoncastle2/new_page_52.htm   (1035 words)

 Richard E. Oldbury - History of Butler County (Kansas)
Oldbury is of the thrifty and progressive type of farmer, and his well kept place bears mute testimony to its owner's prosperity.
Oldbury were blessed with two daughters, Wanda A., and Mary F. In order that their daughters might have proper education and yet not be separated from them, Mr.
Oldbury has seen many ups and downs of the early life on the plains, and was here when many of the settlers asked for and received help from the aid societies, but Mr.
skyways.lib.ks.us /genweb/archives/butler/history/1916/33/o/oldbury_richard_e.html   (482 words)

Oldbury is at the centre of Sandwell, both geographically and as the site of the borough's Council House.
In the mid 18th century the original manor house, which dated from the 14th century, was demolished, leaving Oldbury's the Big House in Church Street as the town's most historic building.
Today Oldbury is a totally modern town, Old and new face each other across the town's central square, on one side the ultra-modern council House and the new retail park, on the other the traditional family shops of Birmingham Street, including the first branch of Lloyd's Bank.
www.jcs.co.uk /html/oldbury.html   (305 words)

 British Nuclear Group - Oldbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Oldbury power station, located on a 71 hectare site 15 miles north of Bristol on the south bank of the River Severn in South Gloucestershire, is an operating twin reactor station.
British Nuclear Group's challenge is to maintain Oldbury's performance track record which is recognised as being amongst the best in the global nuclear industry whilst continuing to maintain high nuclear and industrial safety, security and environmental standards.
Oldbury's immediate priority is to continue to generate electricity and maintain the programme of used fuel transfer to Sellafiled whilst at the same time prepare for a seamless transition to the defuelling phase after generation ceases in December 2008.
www.britishnucleargroup.com /content.php?pageID=272   (418 words)

 etyres mobile tyres fitting service in Oldbury West Midlands
Oldbury is a town in the West Midlands in England.
Oldbury was a parish in the county of Shropshire (surrounded by Worcestershire and Staffordshire) until the late 19th century.
In 1974, Oldbury became part of the new Sandwell Metropolitan Borough (a merger between the county boroughs of West Bromwich and Warley) and is now in the West Midlands Metropolitan County.
www.etyres.co.uk /town-descriptions/tyres-oldbury-west-midlands.htm   (681 words)

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He also suggested that Oldbury has reached the point in time after which there is no supporting data so the nuclear safety case becomes unsubstantiated with respect to the structural performance of the weakening graphite core.
Oldbury was described as the worst UK reactor in terms of the depletion of its graphite reactor core.
The Nuclear Installations Inspectorate spokesman said that Oldbury reactor 1 must have a more robust safety case next year when it reaches 35% depletion, and reactor 2 is already at that point therefor a more rigorous case is needed in order to restart it.
www.indymedia.org /content/2005/09/824088.shtml   (785 words)

 Oldbury, West Midlands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oldbury was part of the ancient parish of Halesowen, a detached part of Shropshire (surrounded by Worcestershire and Staffordshire) until Counties (Detached Parts) Act 1844, when it was incorporated into Worcestershire.
Oldbury comes within the B68 and B69 postal districts, the latter of which also covers part of Tipton.
The comedian Frank Skinner was born in Oldbury at 181 Bristnall Hall Road.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oldbury,_West_Midlands   (484 words)

 Derek Oldbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
On Thursday 14th July 1994 a group of mourners attended the funeral of a man virtually unheard of by the general public, but who was a giant in his own field.
Oldbury was an inspiration to all those who knew him.
Oldbury never thought he was 'too old' or 'too anything' to do exactly what he wanted!
www.wylliedraughts.com /Oldbury.htm   (485 words)

 Oldbury Grange Residential Nursing Home Shropshire - Nursing Homes Shropshire - Old peoples homes Shropshire
Round-the-clock medical care is provided by RGN nurses and compassionate carers the majority of whom are qualified to NVQ levels 2 and 3.
We try to make Oldbury Grange a place where residents feel truly at home, whether their stay is long-term or for short-term respite care.
Oldbury Grange now offers a daycare package, to include transport if required, lunch, tea, morning activities (content will change dependant on which days the client attends), a bath and hairdressing if required.
oldburygrange.net /care.html   (234 words)

 Oldbury - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oldbury Camp an Iron Age enclosure near the Warwickshire Oldbury.
Oldbury Castle an Iron Age hillfort near Calne in Wiltshire,
Oldbury hillfort another Iron Age hillfort near Ightham in Kent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oldbury   (128 words)

 Oldbury Railway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
After this date all that remained in use was about half a mile to the Albright and Wilson chemical works.
The canal loop was a part of the original canal but became a loop (known as the 'Oldbury Loop') when a more direct route was built.
To the north of the goods depot is the Oldbury canal loop and interchange with Oldbury Goods Depot.
www.miac.org.uk /oldbury.htm   (316 words)

 BBC - Bristol - Entertainment - Oldbury Court Estate
Stunning riverside walks and one of the best children's parks in the city are to be found at Oldbury Court.
Kids will love the playground near Oldbury Court entrance car park, just a few minutes from Fishponds main road – it’s one of the best in the Bristol area.
Oldbury Court car park is off Oldbury Court Road in Fishponds and Snuff Mills car park is at the end of River View in Stapleton.
bbc.co.uk /bristol/content/articles/2006/03/01/oldburyct_feature.shtml   (426 words)

 History of Oldbury Repertory Players
In 1944 it was decided to formally establish an independent company in the name of the Oldbury Repertory Players.
So began the greatest challenge to the theatre's existence, which continues today, that it must be self-supporting financially through the efforts of its members.
The people who were in those plays after the fire had not been with us in the 1940s, and they could not believe how the company had really started from the parish rooms.
www.oldburyrep.org /orp/history.htm   (2056 words)

 Home of Oldbury Repertory Players
Oldbury Repertory Players present their 67th season of productions for 2006/07.
Life will never be the same for slightly dull and snobby middle class Ron and Yvonne after their first caravan holiday turns into something of a nightmare when young and brash working class couple Steph and Grant arrive next door.
Oldbury Rep. is a registered charity and a member of the Little Theatre Guild of Great Britain.
www.oldburyrep.org   (583 words)

 Oldbury Partnership - Construction Supply Chain Excellence
Whether you are a client, a contractor or a supplier our unique and refreshing approach can transform the performance of the construction supply chain.
We do however have some of the worlds leading architects and engineers so we should be able to construct more efficiently than most.
If you are seeking to save 2% or 5% or even 10% of your input costs then we are not for you.
www.oldbury.co.uk   (237 words)

 Oldbury Partnership - Property, finance and commercial advice
The Oldbury Partnership challenges the way that UK construction operates.
Whether you are a client, a contractor or a supplier our unique and refreshing approach can transform the performance of your construction supply chain.
If that is what you aspire to, we are here to assist.
www.oldbury.co.uk /index.html   (96 words)

 Oldbury-on-Severn home page
Christmas Wreaths in aid of Oldbury School, see 4-Ward for details or contact Anita Williamson 01454 281396.
Friday 17th November at 7:00pm Fireworks & Barbeque at the Pavilion, Westmarsh Lane, by the Oldbury Deckers.
So I am very keen to hear your feedback, ideas and suggestions, especially if you feel left out and wish your organization, club, society, interest group, or business to be included.
www.oldbury-on-severn.com /index.htm   (188 words)

 Oldbury Information Online - guide and directory for Oldbury,West Midlands,UK with tourist information
If you live and work in Oldbury, Send your news items to us; whether it is entertainment, sports, business or community related.
If you are looking for accommodation we have Oldbury hotels and UK bed and breakfasts plus UK cottages and self catering holiday accommodation as well as directories for Camping and Caravan Parks.
Oldbury Information Online is an independent site and is not affiliated with, or officially sponsored by any local authority or tourist information centre based in Oldbury.
www.britinfo.net /index_Oldbury.htm   (562 words)

 BIP (Oldbury) Limited | technology innovator delivering class leading thermoset moulding materials, textile chemicals ...
BIP (Oldbury) Limited - since its creation in 1894, BIP has moved on to become a world leader in the supply of thermoset plastics and chemicals with manufacturing and distributors now located worldwide.
We were the first company to patent urea-formaldehyde resins during 1924, since which BIP has evolved into a technology innovator delivering class leading thermoset moulding materials, textile chemicals and paper chemicals.
Kevin Jones, Managing Director of BIP (Oldbury) Limited stated, "this is another significant step in the growth of BIP and our products which sit naturally alongside our existing ranges of products for the paper and textile industries".
www.bip.co.uk   (724 words)

 Oldbury Court
Oldbury Court is a wonderful and diverse estate, combining stunning woodland and riverside paths with historic parkland and excellent children’s play facilities.
Oldbury Court car park is off Oldbury Court Road in Fishponds and Snuff Mills car park is at the end of River View in Stapleton.
The estate house no longer exists at Oldbury Court, but the site is still known by many as ‘Vassalls’, after the last family who lived here.
www.forestofavon.org.uk /oldburycourt.html   (377 words)

 Wikinfo | Oldbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Oldbury is a town in England's Black Country.
Since 1974, it has been administered by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council whose headquarters are located there.
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Oldbury   (110 words)

 Oldbury Hotels - Oldbury, UK
Oldbury Hotels - 120 hotels from £25 per room per night.
The Express by Holiday Inn Birmingham Oldbury (m5, j2) is centrally located at Junction 2 on the m5.
Please be aware that all Jonathan's bedrooms are reached by flights of stairs, some of which can be very steep....
www.activereservations.com /hotel/ufi/en/-2604603?subid=PPCGO1-2604603en   (457 words)

 Oldbury Hillfort | The Modern Antiquarian | Oldbury Hillfort
Oldbury Hillfort (Hillfort) on The Modern Antiquarian, the UK and Ireland's most popular megalithic community website.
I later found the Mesolithic oldbury Rock Shelters (I think), the northern one of which does offer rare (and beautiful) views off to the east of the hillfort.
Oldbury hillfort was built by Iron Age people (who obviously had some run-ins with other tribes or the romans, as the NE timber gate was burnt down at some point, and caches (if I may use that word) of sling stones have also been found)
www.themodernantiquarian.com /site/3502   (761 words)

 Oldbury - Family History, Genealogy, Surnames and Local History.
His son also named John was born in Oldbury and it is possible there is a trace of the family in Oldbury at about 1834.
samual sherwood married minnie blount in oldbury parish.
By 1881 the family is living in Bath Row and have a Lucy aged 9 and Samuel A. aged 8 living with them as well as Florry aged 2 years and John W 14 years.
www.curiousfox.com /history/worcestershire_15.html   (2114 words)

 Summary of Oldbury on the Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Oldbury On The Hill St Arilds was reputed to had been built abt AD 1150 but was probably started before this time as a wooden structure with a thatched roof probably dating from the late Saxon period.
The name of St Arild occurs at only two Churches the other being Oldbury on Severn 20 miles to the west.
Just across the fields to the North West is Saddlewood another ancient settlement that until very recent times came under Hawkesbury but is now with Tresham.
www.btinternet.com /~ra.millard/oldbury/summaryoldbury.htm   (84 words)

 GENUKI: Oldbury on the Hill, Gloucestershire
Photographs of St Arilda's Church, St Arilda's Church, West View, and Inside St Arilda's Church, Oldbury on the Hill, from Alf Beard.
It is over the fields from Didmarton and has nothing but its church to see - used once a year, we are told.
The transcription of the section for Oldbury on the Hill from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/GLS/OldburyontheHill/index.html   (344 words)

 Hotels in Oldbury
It also allows you to find guest accommodation to suit your holiday or business budget as Oldbury offers a wide range of cheap, economy, discount, luxury, family or business hotel and guest houses.
Oldbury offers major hotel brands, unique independent, guesthouses and bed and breakfast accommodation in key destinations.
Oldbury has an online search facility to help you find the perfect place to stay all with convenient, confirmed, online booking facilities.
www.hotel-bookings-online.com /o/oldbury.htm   (331 words)

 etyres mobile tyres fitting service in Brandhall Oldbury Sandwell
Brandhall is a district of Oldbury in central England, in the south-west of Sandwell near the borders with Birmingham and Halesowen.
The development of the area got underway during the 1930s with the construction of several hundred private houses along the Hagley Road and Wolverhampton Road, as well as several side roads leading off the main dual carrigeways.
Brandhall (along with the rest of the Oldbury borough, and the neighbouring boroughs of Smethwick and Rowley Regis) became part of Warley County Borough in 1966, but this arrangement lasted just eight years until Warley merged with West Bromwich to form Sandwell Metropolitan Borough in 1974.
www.etyres.co.uk /town-descriptions/tyres-brandhall-oldbury-sandwell.htm   (438 words)

 OLDBURY ESTATE AGENTS - Property and houses for sale or rent in Oldbury and surrounding area.
OLDBURY ESTATE AGENTS - Property and houses for sale or rent in Oldbury and surrounding area.
Let a good number of agents in Oldbury know your needs - our 'one e-mail to all Oldbury Estate Agents' button at the top of the homepage is ideal for this.
Standard lending ratios are usually three times the principal earner's gross income plus one times the second, or two and a half times joint gross income.
www.oldbury-estateagents.co.uk   (1247 words)

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