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Simon Bolivar’s time in London

By Jess Owen In 1810 Simon Bolivar arrived in London as a delegate from the newly established junta of Caracas. Their base was the house of Francis...

History Monthly: Stone street names in focus

A large number of streets in Stone are named after people or have historical associations. Over the next few months, History Monthly by Stone Histo...

Croydon needs to keep a proper grasp of its history

Norbury resident and noted historian and archivist SEAN CREIGHTON expresses concern over Croydon’s proposed cuts to the local studies centre,...

Highgate Dental Practice Celebrates 50 Years

Highgate Dental Practice in Wednesday Market Beverley celebrated its 50th Birthday. The practice was opened in January 1963 by Mr Andy Clarke who w...

Dr. Alan Crosby At The Preston Historical Society

A capacity audience ensued at a meeting of the Preston Historical Society which was held on Monday evening of 7th January 2013. All were delightful...

Council’s “secret” consultation over plans to erase our history

Another flaw in the omnishambles of Croydon’s library privatisation process emerges, with a £105,000 cut to the budget of the borough’s...

Skills Minister To Visit Beverley To Hightlight Work Being Done Locally

Local MP Graham Stuart will be hosting the Department for Education’s Skills Minister, Matthew Hancock, in Beverley on Friday 11th January. Skills ...

Roath Local History Society – Spring meetings

Roath Local History Society runs a series of meetings through the year covering a wide range of topics. All its winter meetings are held at the Mac...

Moreton On Wheels Double Decker Bus Ride To Chagford

Sunday 2oth January. A special  bus ride to Chagford is being organised as part of the Moreton On Wheels exhibition at Green Hill Gallery. The vint...

Riding the Stang in Hedon

HEDON was possibly one of the last places in the country to carry out a public punishment known as Riding the Stang. While other forms of public pu...

Tongwynlais Picture Album

The Tongwynlais, Taff’s Well and Nantgarw Picture Album I’ve borrowed a set of books which feature historic photos of the village. The ...

Moreton on Wheels

An exhibition showing a rich showcase of archive materials, artefacts and information illustrating the growth of transport in Moretonhampstead in t...

Swindon College at Regents Circus Map_icon

March 1, 2012 2012 was the year Swindon College came down for redevelopment of the site in Regent Circus. Here we take a look back at the building ...

Pensarn prom looking west, old postcard

If you’re planning a Boxing Day walk from Pensarn to Rhyl or Llanddulas today, here’s how the beach used to look.

Away in a Manger Map_icon

December 20, 1977 A snippet from the depths of our archive. An unidentified child sings carols at Christmas. She will be in her forties now. Can yo...

Local Authors Top Library Loans

Local author, Val Wood, was number one in East Riding Library Service’s top titles last month. Her book, The Harbour Girl, about a young girl strug...

Flatpack need your help!

Flatpack is back! The seventh Flatpack Festival returns from 21-31 March 2013, spreading across eleven days. This year audiences can expect  and cy...

Class of Dinorben 1963

Cameo - Swindon Artists 1950 Map_icon

July 1, 1950 Swindon Artists hold an outdoor exhibition of their work in 1950 Eric Arman 1 min 22 secs

View from the Church Tower

Life as patient at the Abergele Sanitorium

I left part of my right lung in North Wales, removed by the most eminent of surgeons Sir Ivor Lewis, the same one who operated on the the King. Con...

Gwrych Main Gate

Pensarn Promenade circa 1900.

Abergele People and Pictures Facebook Page Party.

The group held a drinks and nibbles party in the Gwindy on Saturday night. It was a great success. If you want to read the comments please visit th...

St Michael’s Church Clocktower

St Michael’s church clock-tower announces the town and is a real landmark for travellers driving north from Llanfair TH, west from St Asaph a...

Teddington celebrates it’s history

Teddington station will be preserved after it was granted Grade II listed status by English Heritage. This is in advance of next year’s 150th...

Kirkstall Matters Issue 111 Now Uploaded

As some of you will already know, after the introduction of a new team we decided to carry on with the Kirkstall Matters Magazine in its recent for...

Goodbye to the Cadeleigh Arms

On Sunday night the Cadeleigh Arms closed forever. It was a small, unassuming back-street boozer, and it was also my local. Despite all of the peop...

Aerial photos of 1920s Sheffield

Our city nearly a century ago The Britain from Above photo archive has some great photos of Sheffield take in the 1920s. Under the terms of the lic...

More Historic Hunslet Club Films Re-Discovered

 Long lost historic footage of Hunslet Club activities from the 1940′s to the 80′s have recently come to light and are now available fo...

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