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December 2013: Shaw House

Rescuing an old building for the benefit of the community

Image of Ashbury overseers' income scales

November 2013: A Life on Benefits

The living wage in Georgian England

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October 2013: Meals on Wheels

Slough Food Flying Squad visits Wokingham

Image of Plan of the Oracle, 1807

September 2013: An Oracle for Another Age

A glimpse of Georgian Reading

Image of Windosr Aero Club c.1912

August 2013: Flying high

Early flight attempts - a Windsor connection

Image of Broadmoor Chronicle magazine, 1955

June 2013: Broadmoor 150

Berkshire's most famous hospital marks its opening in 1863

Image of Darrell Figgis

May 2013: An Irishman in Reading, Reluctantly

One patriot's experience in the aftermath of the Easter Rising

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April 2013: Fascinating Nature

Natural history from a local perspective

Image of Photograph of Sydney Langford Jones, 1908

March 2013: Doing Porridge

The extraordinary prison art of a Berkshire pacifist

Image of Bomb damage at Wellstead's, Reading, 1943

February 2013: Fire from the Sky

70th anniversary of bombing raids on Newbury and Reading

Image of Wantage coroner's inquisition, 1881

January 2013: Lost in the Snow

A tragic tale from winter long ago

 

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