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Did you know that Stockton claims to have the widest High Street in England? And that it possesses the oldest railway station structure in the world?

Did you know that the world’s first safety match was invented in Stockton-On-Tees by local chemist John Walker? His first sale of the product was made on April 7 1827 – some may consider him foolish for refusing to patent it.

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Famous Stockton-On-Tees people:

Colin Renfrew
Joseph Ritson
Richard Griffiths
Thomas Sheraton
Will Hay

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I don't know why I should have to learn Algebra... I'm never likely to go there. - Billy Connolly
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On this day:
Macbeth Killed at Lumphanan - 1057, Battle of Kilsyth - 1645, Last Execution in The Tower - 1941, Lynmouth Floods Kill 34 - 1952, Beatles Create Stadium Rock at Shea Stadium - 1965, Woodstock Begins - 1969, Inaugural Premier League Games - 1992
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