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Bank Holiday

The term for a public holiday in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. As the term implies, banks are closed on bank holidays, as are many other businesses. Employees who work on bank holidays often are paid extra. Bank holidays may or may not coincide with cultural or religious festivals.
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Off-peak fares, concessions for Young People and free travel for English National Concessionary Travel Scheme pass-holders apply all day on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.
Stephanie Booth Boost: Street Party at Wrexham's High Street over the Bank Holiday Monday celebrations is to be repeated Picture: ROBERT PARRY JONES
Top temperatures will be 22C (72F) today, with Bank Holiday Monday reaching 20C (68F).
It would allow drinkers to carry on boozing from the weekend, throughout Bank Holiday Monday and into the early hours of the national holiday.
e company is extending Bank Holiday Monday services, which normally start and terminate at Newcastle, to include Edinburgh.
uk 5 The Cilcain Show, Bank Holiday Monday, village centre, Cilcain, from 1.
On Bank Holiday Monday, May 7, 2012, work will be taking place between Crewe and Runcorn, Crewe and Warrington, and between Carlisle and Glasgow/Edinburgh, with work scheduled to be complete at 09:45 hours.
On Bank Holiday Monday bus service 205 (Mirfield) will operate a different timetable.
A spokesman for the club said: "Next Bank Holiday Monday will be a huge event, and it's the first one we have ever held.
Bad - On the rare occasions I am off on a bank holiday Monday it feels too much like a Sunday with shops shutting early.
A MOTORCYCLIST died following a collision with a 4x4 vehicle in Staffordshire on Bank Holiday Monday.
And there is further action at Redcar before the end of the month, for the annual two-day Bank Holiday Monday and Tuesday meeting takes place the following week, May 26 and 27.