Archives for 2010

Regal Cinema in Tenbury gets £680,000 grant

The Regal Cinema in Tenbury, Worcestershire, is to receive a grant to help conserve the Grade II building. Over £680,000 has been awarded by the … [Read more...]

Haig: Master of the Field

A distinguished soldier who had served in South Africa, the Author was selected to be Haig’s Director of Operations in 1915, a key position he held … [Read more...]

Fishing Industry – Images of the Past

Working with prestigious archives of contemporary photographs, the authors chart the history of Britain's fishing heritage with 120 rarely seen … [Read more...]

Punchard Gill toll house restored

The Punchard Gill toll house in the Yorkshire Dales National Park has been restored. Built beside the Reeth to Tan Hill road in Arkengarthdale … [Read more...]

Ashton Memorial, Lancaster

High on a hill, overlooking the City of Lancaster is the Ashton Memorial. Built in memory of Lord Ashton's second wife, Jessie,  the memorial … [Read more...]

Ulpha Chapel, Cumbria

The Kirk of Ulpha was originally built as a chapel of ease to the church of Millom and is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. Records of a … [Read more...]

A History of Girls Comics

Susan Brewer taps into the nostalgic women s market for comics from their childhood Jackie, Girl s Own, Bunty etc, from the early days in Victorian … [Read more...]

Kidderminster Carpet Museum gets £1.9m grant

The Carpet Museum in Kidderminster has been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant of just under £2m. After two years in development, the … [Read more...]