The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes. It consists the eastern half of the traditional region of the Midlands. It encompasses the combined area of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire and most of Lincolnshire. A looser definition of the East Midlands might also include the City of Peterborough (once part of Northamptonshire, but now Cambridgeshire), and North Lincolnshire.
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... During 1993/94, Leicester competed in the East Midlands Amateur League finishing a creditable 3rd ... Leicester also made it through to the second round of the East Midlands Cup (Stephenson Cup) losing to Doncaster 30-18 ... to bring top level rugby league to the East Midlands so the plan was drawn up to merge Leicester Rugby League with Northampton Knights and Peterborough Rugby ...
... Rail Rail services operated by East Midlands Trains depart every 30 minutes from Kettering to St Pancras International railway station, with an average ... takes advantage of Kettering's position on the Midland Main Line railway ... airports are within 2 hours' drive of the town, these being London Heathrow, London Luton, East Midlands, Birmingham International and London Stansted ...
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“Sunday night meant, in the dark, wintry, rainy Midlands ... anywhere where two creatures might stand and squeeze together and spoon.... Spooning was a fine art, whereas kissing and cuddling are calf-processes.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)
“From the east to western Inde,
No jewel is like Rosalind.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)