River Avon

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Synonyms for River Avon

a river in southwestern England rising in Gloucestershire and flowing through Bristol to empty into the estuary of the Severn


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a river in central England that flows through Stratford-on-Avon and empties into the Severn

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5 kilometre length of the Avon River began in 1993 and data for the ducks are plotted in figure 9.
RICHARD HUGHES has been riding winners left, right and centre around Kempton over the last few weeks and he made it nine at the last four racedays at the track when completing a shortpriced double on the Richard Hannon-trained pair of Avon River and Mr Knightley.
For the residents of Stratford and the surrounding area, the return of the swans to the Avon River is a truly festive celebration to announce the arrival of spring.
2km-long Te Papa Otakaro/ Avon River Precinct, works are underway to enhance the health of the river.
The Environment Agency also issued flooding alerts at River Leam and Rover Itchen between Grandborough and Leamington, Upper Avon River Swift and Clay Coton Brook, in roads between Stanford and Rugby.
This year the celebrations will expand to a weekend of musical concerts for the Stratford Summer Music; a sneak peek of stage designs for the 2008 Stratford Shakespeare Festival season and the pageantry of Scottish pipe bands, the Stratford Civic Orchestra and over 25 swans prancing from their winter quarters to the Avon River.
If there are spaces you can actually venture onto the Avon River and moor up by Poultney Bridge - at a cost of pounds 6 for each 24 hour period (tickets available at the riverside sports centre).
Despite frequent campaigns to discourage bad and potentially dangerous behaviour on the railways, in May the train operator has faced Concrete slabs on the rails near the Avon River Bridge at Warwick n Children running across the tracks between the platforms at Warwick n Someone dangling their legs over a footbridge at Bicester, in Oxfordshire.
Argo Systems of Hanover declared that it has received a $7 million contract from the Army Corps of Engineers for the construction of oyster bars for Harris Creek and the Tred Avon River off the Choptank River.
While flooding was not expected in Coventry, in Warwickshire there was a warning in place in Nether Whitacre with alerts for the River Stour in South Warwickshire, the River Leam and River Itchen, between Granborough and Leamington, and the Upper Avon River Swift and Clay Coton Brook, between Stanford and Rugby.
Harley loses claim Martin Harley, currently leading the race to be champion apprentice, lost his right to claim 3lb with a landmark 95th win on Frontline Phantom, who beat the Richard Hughes-ridden hat-trick seeker Avon River by a short head.
As a result of an abnormally harsh winter, large areas of heavy ice and snow remain on the Avon River blocking the free-flow of water.
Jones named the village Stratford and the creek, which had been known until then as Little Thames, was renamed the Avon River.
A near 28-1 treble from Avon River, King Of Wing and Silenzio keeps the pair of them near a one-in-four strike-rate this month.
Champion jockey Ryan Moore partnered Avon River (5-1) on his unsuccessful debut in April, and again teamed up with Richard Hannon's 5-1 shot to claim the Simpson Millar Maximum Compensation For Injury Novice Stakes.
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