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Great Ouse

(Placename) See Ouse1



1. Also called Great Ouse. a river in E England flowing NE to the Wash. 160 mi. (260 km) long.
2. a river in NE England, in Yorkshire, flowing SE to the Humber. 57 mi. (92 km) long.
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Boaters on the River Great Ouse can now stop off at three new and improved landing stages installed by the Environment Agency.
We also enjoyed a riverside stroll by the Great Ouse and a pint at the Minster Tavern, which offers local ales, affordable wines and ghostly goings on.
On which tributary of the Great Ouse river does Cambridge lie?
The Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Trust wants to build the 26km canal from the River Great Ouse in Bedford through Marston Vale to the Grand Union Canal in Milton Keynes.
The woman, named locally as Leanne Gordon, was last seen diving into a shallow part of the River Great Ouse, off Honey Hill Road, in Bedford at around 8pm on Thursday.
The introduction of "fish passes" in weirs four years ago has enabled them to get upstream to spawn, leading to record numbers in the Great Ouse, Trent, Derwent and Wear.
Previously the biggest UK river perch mantle was held solely by Martin Bowler's incredible Great Ouse fish caught while filming the Catching The Impossible TV series.
A Trent B Severn C Great Ouse D Thames QUESTION 2 - for 2 points: What title was conferred on Princess Anne in 1987?
THE Wales team, made up of Ben Roberts, Ian Leach, John Harvey, Mike Williams and Matthew Powell, did well in the Sensas Final fished over two days on the Great Ouse at Littleport, Cambridgeshire.
Large rivers such as the Thames, Severn and Great Ouse in Cambridgeshire are most at risk of flooding, while high water levels on the River Medway and Stour in Kent will cause continued flooding and travel disruption, the EA said.
It is believed the creature, filmed scrambling over flood defences, had swam up the overflowing Great Ouse from the Norfolk coast.
Flowing through Stotfold, Arlesey, Henlow, Langford, Biggleswade, Sandy and Blunham, until it joins the Great Ouse at Tempsford.

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