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Tour Of Britain 2012

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Tour Of Britain 2012

Start - Trentham Gardens

Since 2000 Trentham Gardens has recieved £120 Million pounds for redevelopment.

Stone

Fron the 18th century until the 1960s, bottle ovens remained a feature of Staffordshire

Stafford

Stafford has been there for 900 years as the City skyline.

Cannock Chase

There have been signtings of Werewolves, British Big Cats and UFOs.

Rugeley

42 Million tonnes of Coal burnt in it's lifetime and 146 people still employed.

Blitfield Reservoir

Nearly 500 peopel spent 6 years building the Reservoir and Dam. The Queen Monther declared it open it October 1953.

Uttoxeter

Race course - Opened in 1907 and Chanpion Jockey Tony McCoy became the winning-most National Hunt Jockey with his victory abord  Mighty Montefalco, marking his 1700th win.

Rocester

JCB - Being running for 67 years and employ around 10,000 people on 4 continents ans sell products in 150 countries through 2,000 depot locations.

Alton

Alton Towers - Park's maximum daily capacity is set at 28,000 guests, opened in 1980 as a theme park with a total of 33.

Oakamoor Moorside

Often traffic jams due to it being close to Alton Towers.

Gun Hill

Overlooks the town of Leek and neighbours the Peaks sch as 'The Roaches'.

Stockton Brook

Covers from Uttoxeter to Etruria - part of the Caldon Canal which covers 18 miles.

Finish - Stoke on Trent City Center

Once of the Six major Towns that join together to form Stoke on Trent and featured Hanley Deep Pit which was opened in 1854 which was the deepest Pit in North Staffordshire Coalfield, reaching a depth of 1500 feet.