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Websites to try

There are so many websites out there that it would be impossible here to give a definitive guide. What you will find listed below is a useful selection of websites to give you a flavour of the enormous range and variety of things you can find

Useful information links:
BBC On-line Index
Regional TV & Radio Listings
The Met Office Forecast
On-line Weather
30 day UK weather forecast
National Lottery results
BT online phonebook
Wikipedia
Encyclopaedia Britannica
Your Dictionary - online dictionaries and word help
Babelfish Translation
Cambridge Dictionaries
The British Library
The Library Spot
Common Errors in English
Punctuation Made Simple
Biographical Dictionary
Refdesk source for facts
The National Gallery
Tate Galleries
Museums and Art Galleries
Movie Database
Consumer sites:
Citizens' Advice Bureau
Trading Standards
Venables Legal Information
Infolaw Legal Gateway
Community Legal Service Direct
Law on the Web
FreeLawyer
Consumer Direct
The Complainer - consumer complaints
Online Shopping Price Comparison
British Freebies
Ask The Builder
Money Saving Expert
UK Government
Local Council websites
Acts of Parliament
UK Parliament
Department of Health
NHS Direct
Consumer Health Information
Patient UK
Readers Digest Health
Arthritis Information
Online Yoga Class
Alternative Medicine
Bullying Online
RoSPA : Accident Prevention
Department of Transport
European Information
Centre for Alternative Technology
News:
BBC News (UK)
I.T.N.      Sky News
The Guardian
The Times
The Mirror
The Independent
The Telegraph
Sporting Life
Ananova (Press Association)
Teletext
BBC Manchester News
Manchester Online News
Tameside Advertiser Online
Oldham Chronicle Online
Sport:
Sporting Life
Sports.com
Sky Sports
Travel:
The Highway Code
UK Public Transport Information
UK Railways on the Net
Get-a-Map: free online Ordnance Survey maps
Street Maps On-line
Google Maps
Free Old Maps On-line
National Geographic World Atlas
Images of Britain
Visible Earth
Everything you wanted to know:
The History Channel
Today in History (BBC)
Today in History2
Today in History3
Myths and Legends
The Earth Calendar - celebrations around the world
Useless Knowledge
Useless Facts
Urban Legends Archive
Urban Legends Reference
Fun or whacky websites:
Word Quiz
Quiddler daily puzzle
Soda Constructor
Eye Tricks - optical illusions
Sandlot - Optical Illusions
Warp a Celebrity
re-arrange famous faces
Pylon of the Month
The Pink Pylon
Fortean Times
Weird Sites
Absurd - click and explore!
Brain Candy
riddles and jokes
Links for kids:
Fact Monster almanac + atlas
Homework High - Channel 4's homework help (age 5-16)
Walking with Beasts
Walking with Dinosaurs
Walk through Time
Little Explorers picture dictionary
"The Yuckiest" Site on the Internet"
find out about how your body works
Healthy Teeth
The Atoms Family - science ideas
DynaMo - history and science
Popular Science - learning lab
Bizarre Stuff - science at home
Rain Forests - Kids' Corner
UK Safari
Animal Information Database
Little Animals activity centre
Walking with Dinosaurs
All About Dinosaurs
C.B.B.C. - Children's BBC
The Roald Dahl website
Whacky Web Tales
Bob the Builder
Kids' Place - Wacky Web Tales, Brainteasers, etc
Wic-Kid - fun and investigation
Enchanted Learning
Learning Planet
CyberKids - games and on-line lessons
Kids' Domain
Kids Connect F.A.Qs
- search on-line
KidsLink - kids' links
The Big Bus - games and activities
Crayola - games and artistic activities
Scholastic - books, games
Nickelodeon Games
Alfy - interactive playground
Alfy Games Arcade
Disney - jokes and action games
4 Kids - action games
Fun Brain - games
The Puzzle Factory
BBC on-line games
LycosZone - fun, games, comics
Dont forget: Ashton under Lyne related sites Greater Manchester Sites

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