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Location type: City
Location address: United Kingdom, Gloucester, Gloucester
Number of texts: 4
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In 1994, Gloucester got in the news because of the serial killer couple, Frederick and Rosemary West. In their garden in Gloucester, several bodies were found. He and his wife Rosemary tortured, raped and murdered at least 12 young women and girls. Because of the negative image, the city wanted to boost the tourism again. The came up with the slogan “Gloucester - easy to get to , hard to leave’.

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Linked themes: Crime and justice

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Gloucester (/ˈɡlɒstər/ GLOS-tər) is a city, district and county town of Gloucestershire in the South West region of England. Gloucester lies close to the Welsh border, and on the River Severn, approximately 32 miles (51 km) north-east of Bristol, and 45 miles (72 km) south-southwest of Birmingham.

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Gloucester Abbey was a Benedictine abbey for monks in the city of Gloucester, England. The abbey was founded about 1022 and was dedicated to Saint Peter. It is recorded that the abbey lost about a quarter of its complement of monks in 1377 due to the Black Death.

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Gloucester /ˈɡlɒstər/ is a constituency centred on the cathedral city and county town of the same name, represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament by Richard Graham of the Conservative Party.

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