West Country

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the southwestern part of England (including Cornwall and Devon and Somerset)

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We tried lots of different ciders in the Gaymer Cider Company portfolio to find the ideal cider to blend with West Country Cheddar.
THIS is a genteel stroll through life in the West Country as seen through the eyes of novelist Mary Wesley and the lens of photographer Kim Sayer.
It was a typically rumbustious West Country affair in the first half-hour and Bath were leading 10-6 when former England hooker Mark Regan and French international prop Serge Simon were sent to the sin-bin on 28 minutes.
However, while many independent butchers and specialist food retailers know that West Country premium meat is good for business, they don't always find it easy to source.
Air Wales'new scheduled air services to Cardiff,Plymouth and Newcastle, the only links from the North West by air to the West Country, theNorth East and Wales,have been enthusiastically welcomed by both business and leisure commuters.
Three locomotives and 18 coaches were stuck at Exeter as torrential rain and fierce storms played havoc with West Country rail services.
CARLTON Communications yesterday won control of ITV's franchises for the Midlands, the South-west and the West Country.
THE cider capital of Britain has moved from the West Country to Tyneside, says a new survey.
Similar buildings have stood in the United States for 100 years - and the Devon experiment is aimed at discovering how the system stands up to the wet West Country climate.
Devon County Council is appealing on local radio for firms to pack up and move 200 miles south to the West Country.
Morton, born in Yorkshire, England in 1953, joined the Mirror Group Newspapers training scheme in the West Country, working on several weekly and Sunday newspapers.
All fresh meat sold on counters in Tesco's 29 West Country stores will now be sourced entirely from the region.
The chain begins with a top South Devon bull called Foxhole Menzies and seven West Country dairy farmers.
But Midlanders were in fifth place overall in the survey by Fox's biscuits, lagging behind the Scots, then the north-east, north-west and West Country.
Meanwhile Wales and West Country rail lines are only able to offer first class tickets at pounds 165 each.
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