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Newbury 365 launched

17th Nov 2015
A new history book, Newbury 365, was launched at West Berkshire Museum on Saturday 14th October 2015. The book, written by Dr Nick Young, details at...

Updates soon

11th Oct 2015
It has been 10 months since the last post! Why? Simply not had the time, been busy with Heartstart Thatcham, various events in Thatcham, Newbury and...

Making a difference

2nd Dec 2014
This year, 2014, has been chaos. I will post a full review in a later post but recently I have been reminded that what I do in the community makes a...

Shared learning: Thatcham history

2nd Nov 2014
Many will know I love my local (Thatcham) history, that I run the website for Thatcham Historical Society and have several publications on local...

Heartstart trainees are shocked!

22nd Apr 2014
I have reported before about Heartstart Thatcham, another on of my projects. I have a fantastic team that support and run the training. We were set-...

Thomas Barrie, pillory, death and a ghost

14th Feb 2014
I enjoy my history research, but have to confess at the outset I have no training or qualifications as a historian. I have published three history...