Articles with the tag: People


Birth of a Spa Town

Birth of a Spa Town

  This is the first in what we hope will be a series of videos about the history of Leamington, celebrating the town’s rich history, engaging with other groups across the community in the process of story-telling, and helping share the knowledge of our local...
Leamington Spa Water Toffee

Leamington Spa Water Toffee

It was particularly poignant that it was on VE Day that I should be researching the life and work of Martin Stothart Moore, elected Mayor of Leamington Spa in November 1939 soon after the start of the Second World War. At his acceptance speech he “hoped that Peace...
Lockdown Project, Memories of a Favourite Home

Lockdown Project, Memories of an Outstanding Event

Here are the entries about Memories of an Outstanding Event This challenge is now Closed. Thanks to all those who wrote for us to enjoy. Numbers B01 and B06 received one vote each. The next Writing Challenge is to write about your Favourite Home, preferably in...
Eddie Hapgood

Eddie Hapgood

  Edris Albert “Eddie” Hapgood was an English footballer, who captained both Arsenal and England during the 1930s. Eddie was born in the humble working class district of East Bristol and started his footballing career in 1926 when he was driving a...
Lockdown Project, Memories of a Favourite Home

Lockdown Project, Articles Submitted

Memories of Work – VOTING HAS NOW CLOSED 11 entries were received and the favourite of those who voted was by Alan Jones; well done Alan. We will have a presentation when things are more normal. Thanks to everyone who took part. You can see all the entries here...