‘Death, Dynamite and Disaster: A Grisly British Railway History’

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Death, Dynamite and Disaster
A Grisly British Railway History
Rosa Matheson
To be published 1st May 2014, £9.99 Hardback
9780752492667
A collection of gruesome tales from
the early tracks of Britain
The early railways of Britain revolutionised public transport and helped the Industrial Revolution flourish. Lines
can now be found right across the body of the country—linking large cities and tiny towns alike.

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D-Day Hero Lord Lovat statue to be unveiled on Sword Beach- VE Day – Normandy Landings

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Ian Rank-Broadley is undoubtedly the most widely distributed artist in Britain. Everyone knows his work, even if his name is unfamiliar – and everyone can say they own a piece of his work. Rank-Broadleys effigy of HM The Queen has appeared on all UK and most Commonwealth coins since 1998. 

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New research reveals the cost of poor housing in London

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29th April 2014

New research reveals the cost of poor housing in London

A new BRE Trust study has found that 15% of households in London can be classified as living in ‘poor housing’ and that reducing the worst health and safety hazards in these properties could save the NHS around £56m per year in treatment costs for housing related problems, such as respiratory and cardiovascular disease and falls around the home. ’There has been a long-recognised relationship between poor housing and poor health, but until recently, it has not been possible to estimate the associated cost to society.

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Countdown to CARIBBEE!

Countdown to CARIBBEE!

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‘A thumping good read – a wonderful platform for Stockwin’s powers of description, his mastery of the nautical environment and talent for sketching in a totally credible world…His easy-going, fluid storytelling totally immerses the reader.’ – Warships magazine on CARIBBEE

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London Transport Museum Friday Late

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Friday Late: Goodbye Piccadilly

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16 May 2014 18:45 – 22:00

Enjoy the launch of the new exhibition Goodbye Piccadilly – from Home Front to Western Front at London Transport Museum’s Friday Late on Friday 16 May from 18:45 – 22:00. Don’t miss out on being one of the first people to view the exhibition, which focuses on the massive social change accelerated by the outbreak of the First World War and then spend your Friday evening enjoying all London Transport Museum has to offer.

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