Real Railway Tales
Geoff Body and Bill Parker
To be published 1st May 2014, £12.99 Paperback Original
A collection of tales from life
on the tracks
Death, Dynamite and Disaster
A Grisly British Railway History
To be published 1st May 2014, £9.99 Hardback
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.
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.
‘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
Friday Late: Goodbye Piccadilly
London Transport Museum
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.