Bollington Trivia

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12th October 2012 at 11:33AM
Fact: Bollington has no railway station, the nearest one being in Macclesfield.
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12th October 2012 at 11:31AM
Famous People: Sir James Chadwick, The Nobel prize-winning scientist who proved the existence of neutrons, was born in Bollington, and educated at Bollington Cross School.
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12th October 2012 at 11:29AM
Famous People: John Ryle, Born and died in Bollington. Emigrated to the United States and became known as the Father of the United States silk industry.
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12th October 2012 at 11:26AM
Fact: Hiking, cycling and riding through the hills and along the canalside around Bollington are popular activities. Boats can be hired for day-trips and holidays at Grimshaw Lane canal wharf.
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12th October 2012 at 11:20AM
Fact: In the 19th and 20th centuries, Bollington was a major centre for cotton spinning.