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Noun1.layby - designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarilylayby - designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily
area - a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
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A PERVERT football coach repeatedly molested a 15-year-old girl in a layby after giving her a lift home from a training session.
The layby on the A5 between Menai Bridge and Llanfairpwll, which overlooks the Menai Strait, is shut while Gwynedd council carries out structural work to stabilise a nearby wall.
The effect of the Order will be to close, at times during the works, the A69: (i) eastbound and westbound carriageways from 300 metres west of West Denton Interchange to Denton Burn Interchange, a distance of approximately 1500 metres; (ii) eastbound and westbound entry and exit slip roads at West Denton Interchange and including the associated bus stop laybys; (iii) eastbound carriageway layby approximately 420 metres west of Denton Burn Interchange; (iv) westbound carriageway laybys approximately 370 metres and 500 metres west of Denton Burn Interchange; The contact for any further information about this notice is Jill Thornhill, telephone: (0113) 283 5421, e-mail: jill.
The effect of this Order, which comes into force on Monday 2 February 2015, is to close to all traffic the layby adjacent to the A1 northbound carriageway between Kingston Park/Gosforth Interchange and North Brunton interchange, and known as Gosforth park Northbound Layby, except in the event of an emergency or for emergency service, traffic officer, vehicle recovery or highways maintenance vehicles.
The replacement of the upper weir: the layby basin of the new second chamber will be built on top of the old upper weir, which will therefore be reconstructed at a slightly offset location.
We saw a car in the layby on the far side and had to smile at a happy scene.
THOUSANDS of tins of baked beans have been stolen from a lorry parked on a Worcestershire layby as the driver slept in his cab.
A GROUP of Britain's rarest trees has been discovered - in a layby along a busy main road in Wales.
A long-running case involved a layby on the A487 at Maentwrog, where for years rubbish was thrown in to a SSSI gorge managed by a local farmer.
Traffic cop Pc David Rathband was blasted twice as he sat unarmed in his patrol car on a layby west of Newcastle in July last year, moments after crazed Moat had rung police to declare war on officers.
The dea d man, believed to be in his 30s, was driving a white Ford Transit when the accident happened on the A941 Elg in to R o t h e s r o a d a t Drumbain layby.
Her partly-clothed body was found next day in the cab of the truck, parked in a layby on the A605 near Warmington, Northants.