Geography: Birchwood

Key points of interest in Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire, England. Once you have crossed through all the listed words, you will find (some of) the words contained in a quotation on the place. The name change of the town from Risley to Birchwood took place in the late 1960’s, when the redevelopment of the town became a central focus of the Warrington New Town Development Corporation (Tuohey, 2010/11). The change in name is somewhat ironic, despite it being a logical one, seeing that the area east of Birchwood mainly consists of birch forests, as it was after this time that the town truly became a thriving business centre, losing its rural character for once and all (“Birchwood”, [s.d.]). QUOTATION George Sampson, 2008 winner of ITV talent show Britain’s Got Talent, in which he breakdanced on-stage to a Gene Kelly hit Singin’ in the Rain before a TV audience of 13.1 million, heralds from Birchwood. In an interview with BBC News entertainment reporter Liam Allen he is reported as saying “I have a spine disease called Scheuermann's disease ... It's not going to stop me dancing - I'm fine about it” (Allen, 2008). SOURCES Allen, Liam. 2008. Talking Shop: George Sampson. Story from BBC NEWS. 3 June. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/entertainment/7434019.stm [2012,June 10]. “Birchwood”. [s.d.]. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birchwood. Tuohey, Brian. 2010/11. Rural Risley to bustling Birchwood: A journey through time. http://www.2eimages.co.uk/places/birchwood/history/index.htm [2012, June 10]. FOR A MORE COMPREHENSIVE VERSION OF THIS PUZZLE, PLEASE SEE: http://wordsearchpuzzlesuk.blogspot.com/2014/04/birchwood-puzzle.html.] Enjoy this puzzle? If so, then maybe you'd like to check out my book of word search puzzles that is now available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Towns-Villages-Situated-Along-TransPennine/dp/1530873045/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1480482199&sr=8-1-fkmr1&keywords=louis+henderson+word+search.

Birchwood
Key points of interest in Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire, England. Once you have crossed through all the listed words, you will find (some of) the words contained in a quotation on the place. The name change of the town from Risley to Birchwood took place in the late 1960’s, when the redevelopment of the town became a central focus of the Warrington New Town Development Corporation (Tuohey, 2010/11). The change in name is somewhat ironic, despite it being a logical one, seeing that the area east of Birchwood mainly consists of birch forests, as it was after this time that the town truly became a thriving business centre, losing its rural character for once and all (“Birchwood”, [s.d.]). QUOTATION George Sampson, 2008 winner of ITV talent show Britain’s Got Talent, in which he breakdanced on-stage to a Gene Kelly hit Singin’ in the Rain before a TV audience of 13.1 million, heralds from Birchwood. In an interview with BBC News entertainment reporter Liam Allen he is reported as saying “I have a spine disease called Scheuermann's disease ... It's not going to stop me dancing - I'm fine about it” (Allen, 2008). SOURCES Allen, Liam. 2008. Talking Shop: George Sampson. Story from BBC NEWS. 3 June. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/entertainment/7434019.stm [2012,June 10]. “Birchwood”. [s.d.]. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birchwood. Tuohey, Brian. 2010/11. Rural Risley to bustling Birchwood: A journey through time. http://www.2eimages.co.uk/places/birchwood/history/index.htm [2012, June 10]. FOR A MORE COMPREHENSIVE VERSION OF THIS PUZZLE, PLEASE SEE: http://wordsearchpuzzlesuk.blogspot.com/2014/04/birchwood-puzzle.html.] Enjoy this puzzle? If so, then maybe you'd like to check out my book of word search puzzles that is now available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Towns-Villages-Situated-Along-TransPennine/dp/1530873045/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1480482199&sr=8-1-fkmr1&keywords=louis+henderson+word+search.

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