NT0575 : Threemiletown

taken 12 years ago, near to Bridgend, West Lothian, Great Britain

Threemiletown
Threemiletown
Small village deep in oil country. Once surrounded by mines. Posters amongst the miner's cottages for the Livingston by-election. The by-election was caused by the death of Robin Cook on Ben Stack in Sutherland. Hardly anyone turned up to vote and yet another "Labour" victory in Central Scotland.
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Update Feb 2011. The victor in that by-election is currently standing trial for false accounting over his expenses claims. He is no longer an M.P.
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NT0575, 5 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 29 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 30 September, 2005
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Category
Village > Village   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 055 756 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.8446N 3:30.9239W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 055 756
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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