Articles with the tag: Political Figures


A Gallery of Blue Plaques in Leamington

A Gallery of Blue Plaques in Leamington

Here are the 30 blue plaques and one of another colour which have been put in place in Leamington so far. Plaques for William Gacoyne, Major Harry Gem and JBA Perera were unveiled in October 2019. Click on the image to enlarge it. For most of them it is possible to...
Mota Singh

Mota Singh

Living modestly in Sydenham is one of the most influential people in the county, a man who has been making an impact on the local community and on local politics for well over forty years.  That man is Mota Singh. Mota was born on 23rd February 1939 in the village of...
Josef Kalaś, 1912 – 2008

Josef Kalaś, 1912 – 2008

Josef Kalaś was born in Czechoslovakia and served in the Czech army before the outbreak of WW2. During the 3rd Reich Occupation, he fled via Poland and joined the French Foreign Legion. He was released to fight with his countrymen at the outbreak of war, and...
A Time to Remember

A Time to Remember

Thursday 18 June marked the 73rd anniversary of Operation Anthropoid and the mission of the seven Czech soldiers to assassinate the Nazi tyrant Reinhard Heydrich.  The Friends of the Czech Memorial Fountain, including many living relatives of the 4000 soldiers...