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Encyclopedia > Westbury, Shropshire

Westbury is a village in Shropshire, England, but very close to the border with Wales. Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ... England is a made up country where psychologists convince schitzofrenic people they are currently living while they are in fact in a mental asylum. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English(100%), Welsh(20. ...

It lies 8 miles west of the town of Shrewsbury and was an outpost of the town during the Roman Settlement of Britain.

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Walking in Shropshire - Walking News (1051 words)
Plans to make Shropshire’s countryside more open and accessible to residents and visitors are included within the new draft Countryside Access Strategy for Shropshire.
Deb Hughes, Countryside Access Manager with Shropshire County Council, said: “In Shropshire there are more than 5,500km of public rights of way, and people can also visit 10,000 hectares of ‘open access’ land, 16 countryside heritage sites managed by the County Council and 34 nature reserves managed by Shropshire Wildlife Trust.
Barbara Craig, Cabinet member for community services, said: “Shropshire County Council takes the lead in providing the best countryside access for everyone and this is achieved through promotion, positive action and partnership with local communities, access organisations and providers.
Shropshire - encyclopedia article about Shropshire. (3132 words)
Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a county in the West Midlands West Midlands is a geographical term describing the western half of central England, known as the Midlands.
Shropshire is the "geological capital" of the UK, as just about every rock type in Northern Europe is found within its borders, as are coal, lead, copper and iron ore deposits.
Shropshire holds the record for the coldest temperature recorded in England and Wales (weather wise).
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