Tracing Your Canal Ancestors – A Guide for Family Historians

Britain’s industrial revolution depended on canals for the cheap movement of materials and goods – until the coming of the railways. Canal … [Read more...]





Museum opens in Northumberland railway station

The local heritage of a Northumbrian village can now be told, following the opening of a micro-museum. Contained within a restored Victorian … [Read more...]





Ceramic tiles in Carlisle create flood defence artwork

Ceramic tiles have been designed into the new Carlisle flood defences as part of an art project . The tiles, over 40 in total, are positioned … [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...]