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mustard

Original Poster:

6,992 posts

214 months

Saturday 24th January 2004
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Where does south west finish and midlands begin? Think Worcs, Herefordshire & Glous will have to check both out!

Mr2Mike

20,143 posts

224 months

Sunday 25th January 2004
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I was surprised to hear someone describing Swindon as being in the Westcountry a few days ago!

mxdi

13,993 posts

218 months

Sunday 25th January 2004
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ive heard someone consider oxford as south west! i would class anything below bristol as SW

DennisTheMenace

15,600 posts

237 months

Sunday 25th January 2004
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Oi yer not local Gerrrrof moi laaaaand

mxdi

13,993 posts

218 months

Sunday 25th January 2004
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but but but i like it there, going to go back there one day

DennisTheMenace

15,600 posts

237 months

Sunday 25th January 2004
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aaahhhh bloody outziders ,


we have got some good hooning roads down ere

mxdi

13,993 posts

218 months

Sunday 25th January 2004
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i only know the devon and cornwall ones

DennisTheMenace

15,600 posts

237 months

Sunday 25th January 2004
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Ive driven most of them in the john deere ,

agent006

11,767 posts

233 months

Monday 26th January 2004
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Oxford is the top rightmost point of south west really.

minghis

1,529 posts

220 months

Monday 26th January 2004
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Unless there's a south central (which I doubt) you have to determine the most southerly point from which to decide 'to the left is west and to the right is east'.

For me I would say that Southampton would be the base of that line, and then go north 'till you get to Oxford (ish). Then take that line over to the left to the tip of South Wales.

This is exactly the way my company splits our 4 regions and seems to be logical...

The Wiz

5,875 posts

231 months

Tuesday 27th January 2004
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That includes Bournemouth then.

>> Edited by The Wiz on Thursday 29th January 15:09

Bob the Planner

4,668 posts

238 months

Tuesday 27th January 2004
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I'm going to scan both the south coast and south west as I reckon Poole/Bournemouth could be included in either / both !

yertis

16,328 posts

235 months

Tuesday 27th January 2004
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I slice it up by county. Cornwall, Dorset, Somerset are South West. Wiltshire and Gloucestershire are West Country. Worcestershire is definitely West Midlands. Herefordshire and Shropshire are The Marches (aka Bandit Country). South Coast is Hants , Sussex and all that lot. Home Counties is Surrey Bucks etc.

Bounemouth has only been in Dorset for a few years (about 30 I think). Certainly people from Bournemouth sound different to proper Poole-ites.

Dan

1,068 posts

253 months

Tuesday 27th January 2004
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Bob the Planner said:
I'm going to scan both the south coast and south west as I reckon Poole/Bournemouth could be included in either / both !


Well as far as I'm concerned BobL you're and honourary South Westerner

Bob the Planner

4,668 posts

238 months

Wednesday 28th January 2004
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Does that still apply if I move to Yorkshire ?

Dan

1,068 posts

253 months

Wednesday 28th January 2004
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Bob the Planner said:
Does that still apply if I move to Yorkshire ?


So is it the sunshine you don't like, or the fact that you have reduced the local average age in Bournmouth by 20 years, that making you want to move??

pdV6

16,442 posts

230 months

Monday 9th February 2004
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yertis said:
I slice it up by county. Cornwall, Dorset, Somerset are South West. Wiltshire and Gloucestershire are West Country. Worcestershire is definitely West Midlands. Herefordshire and Shropshire are The Marches (aka Bandit Country). South Coast is Hants , Sussex and all that lot. Home Counties is Surrey Bucks etc.

Bounemouth has only been in Dorset for a few years (about 30 I think). Certainly people from Bournemouth sound different to proper Poole-ites.

What's Bristol, then?

yertis

16,328 posts

235 months

Monday 9th February 2004
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pdV6 said:


What's Bristol, then?


From where I'm sat, it looks like part of Albania

yiw1393

18,325 posts

230 months

Monday 9th February 2004
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pdV6 said:

yertis said:
I slice it up by county. Cornwall, Dorset, Somerset are South West. Wiltshire and Gloucestershire are West Country. Worcestershire is definitely West Midlands. Herefordshire and Shropshire are The Marches (aka Bandit Country). South Coast is Hants , Sussex and all that lot. Home Counties is Surrey Bucks etc.

Bounemouth has only been in Dorset for a few years (about 30 I think). Certainly people from Bournemouth sound different to proper Poole-ites.


What's Bristol, then?


Nice view of the suspension bridge from my office window (and Ashton Gate football ground )

Never mind Bristol - what happened to Devon? or is there a big gap between Dorset/Somerset and Cornwall? Does the M5 finish at Wellington now?

yertis

16,328 posts

235 months

Monday 9th February 2004
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I forgot Devon