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Timothy Hackworth 
Timothy Hackworth (1786-1850) turned steam locomotives into a reliable commercial success.

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Out of Reach 
Find one word to use instead of each of these phrases.

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Imply or Infer? 
What wearing lots of jewellery says about you, and a surprising statistic you can deduce from someone’s voice.

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Snakes and Puppies 
Rewrite these broken sentences using the word ‘after’.

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Crossword No. 6 
Do you know ‘untidy’ (5 letters), and the westernmost island of the Inner Hebrides (5)?

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North East: Population, Age, and Employment 
Describe what you see in this graphic about North East England.

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