Category Archives: Lenton

Lenton Priory

by Frank E Earp Britain has some rather spectacular historical sites. Not least of these are the ruins of the once proud monastic sites, like Fountaindale and Whitby in Yorkshire. When you look at the illustrations in the guide books … Continue reading

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Nottingham’s first Co-operative

by Joe Earp THE Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte declared England to be ʻa nation of shopkeepersʼ. Napoleon was actually referring to the countryʼs love of trade and commerce rather than actual shops and their proprietors. With the rise of the modern out-of … Continue reading

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