Great Ouse

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Great Ouse

(Placename) See Ouse1
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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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Cracknell, who described his selection for the 2019 event as "arguably my proudest achievement in rowing", trained on the River Great Ouse at Ely, Cambridgeshire on Tuesday.
A public meeting is being held next month to discuss what action will be taken next following a high-profile pollution incident earlier this year which affected a large stretch of the River Great Ouse near Buckingham.
And cops were still looking for a man who got into difficulties in the River Great Ouse, Bedfordshire, on Friday.
WHERE AND WHY The rural Cambridgeshire city on the River Great Ouse is pretty as a postcard.
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.
An Atlas Copco compressor is at the heart of an aeration system using compressed air to agitate the water and overcome the build up of silt against the tidal doors that protect the guillotine gates of the Denver Sluice on the River Great Ouse, near Downham Market in Norfolk.
Careful design of the floodplain forest will allow for increased storage of flood waters to help reduce and manage flood risk along the River Great Ouse.
The deaths came after the body of a man in his 40s was pulled out of the River Great Ouse, in Bedfordshire, last Tuesday.
The River Avon, from Evesham to upstream of Tewkesbury, and from Stanford to upstream of Rugby; the River Great Ouse from Brackley to