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December 5, 1916 – Christmas shopping in Market Harborough going with a bang

Christmas in Market Harborough’s town centre is in full swing despite the continued fighting on so many fronts.

The December 5, 1916, edition of the… 563 more words

An Occasional, Seasonal, Dream

Trigger warning : if you are one of those who believes that other people’s dreams are always and inherently boring, then look away now … 1,315 more words


October 31, 1916 – Censor can’t stop distribution of the Advertiser in the frontline trenches

The shadow of the censor’s heavy hand can be seen quite clearly in the editorial columns of the October 31, 1916, edition of the Market Harborough Advertiser… 642 more words

October 24, 1916 – Women changing the face of WW1 Britain

A huge change in Edwardian society is supported by statistics reported in the October 24, 1916, edition of the Market Harborough Advertiser, which show that nearly a million women are now doing men’s jobs. 518 more words

October 17, 1916 – Eloquence of the common man campaigning for the articulate WW1 common soldier

We’ve all heard of the literary greats who have written about the First World War: poet Wilfred Owen’ s Dulce et Decorum, Michael Morpugo and his… 978 more words

Ride to Café Ventoux - Sunday 16th October 2016

Ride Leader James Holden writes:

Departing Moulton Co-op (NN3 7TB), 9.30 am on Sunday, for around 60 miles in total.

Whilst this ride is probably at the more challenging end of the spectrum, the effort is well-rewarded with quiet roads, impressive scenery and, of course, my company. 417 more words


Sunday 04th September - Ride to Market Harborough

Apparently summer ends when August ends (let us hope the weather disagrees) so we return to an 09:30 start for this weekend’s ride out to Market Harborough. 209 more words