Thinking caps on: It's time for the 2012 quiz [Gloucestershire Echo (England)]
(Gloucestershire Echo (England) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) HOW well do you remember 2012 It's time to look back and test your knowledge of last year with our quiz. Answers in tomorrow's Echo.
In May 2012 a gas explosion in Cheltenham's Rosehill Street left families homeless. How many properties will have to be completely re- built Which Cheltenham company signed a deal to sell coffee at Butlin's holiday centres The Joint Core Strategy will come up with a figure for how many homes need to be built in Cheltenham, Gloucester and Tewkesbury over the next 20 years. How much will it cost to put the strategy together In the beginning of November, the Gloucestershire Echo launched a new club for the over-65s. What is the name of the club Cheltenham's Aaron Cawley hit national headlines after he was jailed for assaulting who Synchronised was the winner of the 2012 Cheltenham Gold Cup. Who was his rider and trainer Three-year-old Skye Swinton from Cheltenham was given cash from Chris and Colin Weir for a Pounds 40,000 operation which could enable her to walk. How did the pair make their fortune What was the score when Cheltenham Town lost to Crewe Alexandra in the league two play-off at Wembley in May Which telecoms company was selected to bring super-fast broadband to the county's remote and rural areas Which premiership team did Cheltenham Town play in January 2012 in the FA Cup and what was the score Which High Street retailer announced it was closing after 126 years in the town What player made his debut in the Football League in September 2011 while on loan to Cheltenham Town and ended that season being called up to the England squad during the World Cup Which Cheltenham forensic artist created images of Madeleine McCann, Manic Street Preachers guitarist Richey Edwards and teenager Dinah McNicol, who was later found to have been murdered by Peter Tobin, to help with police enquires Who was appointed as Gloucester Rugby's head coach this season Whole Foods Market opened its first store in England outside of London in Cheltenham.
COUNTRY: James What day did it open Four Gloucestershire post boxes were painted to mark gold medals won by the county's Olympians in the summer. Where were they and who were they painted in honour of Which Cheltenham solicitors became the first law firm in the county to offer legal apprenticeships James Brown, the visually impaired cyclist who lives in Stonehouse, competed for which country in the Paralympics Wheelchair racer Mel Nicholls from Bishop's Cleeve competed in the Paralympics.
As well as being an international athlete, she works as a teaching assistant at what school Which wealth management company came number one in the Echo's Top 100 Gloucestershire Businesses Suppliment in 2012 Teenager Ayllah-Beau Foley spent more than a year eating through a tube. How did she celebrate her 18th birthday Which retail giant was announced as coming to Cheltenham following a revamp of the Regent Arcade Brown 600,000 lined the streets of Gloucestershire to catch a glimpse of the Olympic Torch, but who rode the famous flame on its least lap around Prestbury Park Nearly 100 homes in Up Hatherley were evacuated as explosives were found in the garages of which road Who was elected the first ever Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner in November
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