Sunday, April 30, 2017
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Local Stories

Local historian Oliver Cyriax interviews a woman with altitude: an airship-pioneer who braved the heights in the 1930s

Local historian Oliver Cyriax interviews a woman with altitude: an airship-pioneer who braved the heights in the 1930s. A Profile in Courage by local historian...

‘We pulled up a customers old carpet and discovered hundreds of pounds in bank notes. The customer kindly split the cash with us’ Find out...
Oliver Cyriax, Bracknor Wot, Lydia Sinforth, Hammersmith history, Brackenbury history

Eminent historian Oliver Cyriax walks the ghostly footprints of time to reveal the ancient civilisation of Bracknor Wot. Lydia Sinforth, Hammersmith’s Comparative Therapist “Imagine an affordable...
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Eminent local historian Oliver Cyriax reveals why there is little chance of the Museum reopening soon. Brackenbury Museum in its 1960s heyday It’s not every day...
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Eminent historian Oliver Cyriax cracks open Brackenbury Museum’s archive and breaks into song with Diana Dors. This futuristic piece from the 1950s had a glittering...
Local History - Sir Bob Brackenbury

So, who is – or was – our namesake? A Wiki moment later, we can report without fear of litigation that our Brackenbury is...
Kate Webster local murderer Brackenbury Village

Contrary to our welcoming promise to introduce you to your neighbours, there’s one you definitely would not want to meet: Kate Webster. Mind you,...