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BEESTON-NEXT-MILEHAM is a small village in the heart of the county. It is called Beeston-next-Milehan to distinguish it from two other Beestons in Norfolk; Beeston St Andrew just north of Norwich and Beeston Regis next to Sheringham. 1,449 more words

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Some local (and otherwise) news

News courtesy of Kevin Foster

Torwood Street Plans Available For Comment

The regeneration of Torwood Street has taken a major step forward with a new Planning Application being submitted to Torbay Council. 889 more words


Behind the Scenes at Doncaster Archives

Having completed my research into the impact of studying local history on mental health and wellbeing during the summer, I have been putting the research into action with a WEA group in Doncaster comprised of students with mental ill health, some who also have learning difficulties this term. 397 more words

Adult Education

Oshawa's Disney Brothers: Less Animated, More Grave

By Lisa Terech, Community Engagement

I don’t know about you, but when I hear the name ‘Disney,’ my mind automatically jumps to the infamous mouse and anything animated.  274 more words


Book event at Food Lab - 4th November 2014

You are invited to an evening book event for King’s Cross: A Sense of Place on Tuesday 4th November 2014 at Food Lab in Islington. 77 more words


Norsewood - world famous in Tararua District!

There have been several books written about local towns (as below) and now we have another excellent volume which was launched this week – “Norsewood: a special settlement… 221 more words


Future-proofing Local History, Brisbane History Group workshop

12 noon Saturday 25 October 2014. GT125 Theatre, St Joseph’s College, 285 Gregory Terrace, Spring Hill. The Brisbane History Group has organised this event as a forum to discuss some of the common challenges and opportunities facing local history groups and societies as silver streaks become the norm rather than the exception. 28 more words

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