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Newsletter 14 June 2018

Today marks the anniversary of the surrender of Argentine forces to British troops in the Falkland Islands, returning the islands to British control and freeing the islanders from Argentine military rule. The conflict lasted 74 days and ended with the Argentine surrender, in Port Stanley, on 14 June 1982. In total, 649 Argentine military personnel, …

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Newsletter 31 May 2018

According to legend, on this day in 1678 Lady Godiva took pity on the people of Coventry, who were suffering grievously under her  husband’s oppressive tax regime.  Her husband agreed to repeal the taxes if she would strip naked and ride through the streets of the town, clothed only in her long hair.  She agreed, …

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Newsletter 17 May 2018

I don’t normally write about politics or the military in the opening paragraph of the newsletter, but today I’m going to buck that trend and write a paragraph about a few young men who had the courage and dedication to carry out a daring operation against the enemy of freedom that was Nazi Germany. They …

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Newsletter 03 May 2018

Good day everybody, In the consulting room: a mild case of GDPR (taken from the NHS Network News – via Heather Arnatt of VCS) In which we establish an evidential link between data protection legislation, headaches and depression in general practice…… GP: What can I do for you today, Mrs Smith? Patient: How did you …

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Newsletter 05 April 2018

Good day everybody, Today is Deep Dish Pizza Day. Pizza lovers far and wide will be making the most of Deep Dish Pizza Day. This is your holiday! But first, let us thank Pizzeria Uno’s founder Ike Sewell, without whom this day wouldn’t exist. He is credited with creating the spectacular deep dish pizza in …

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Newsletter 22 March 2018

Good day everybody, Did you know that on this day in 1963 the Beatles released their first album? It was called Please Please Me, and included tracks such as ‘Love Me Do’, ‘Twist and Shout’, ‘I Saw Her Standing There’ and, of course, ‘Please Please Me’. Each Beatle collected a total of £22 and 10 …

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Newsletter 08 March 2018

Good day everybody, Today is International Women’s Day. There are many ways that you can go about celebrating this holiday, but all of them have a similar goal: to raise awareness about the struggles of women the world over and honour their achievements. Of course, not all achievements are huge, worldwide game-changers like women finally …

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Newsletter 25 February 2018

Good day everybody, Did you know that today is ‘Walking the Dog Day’? The origins of ‘Walking the Dog Day’ are a bit obscure. Presumably it was started by an animal lover, or maybe it was the dogs themselves that got together and decided they needed a way of getting us humans off the couch …

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Newsletter 08 February 2018

Good day everybody, When you hear about flying kites, do you automatically hear the Mary Poppins song in your head? If you don’t then you obviously haven’t had the pleasure of ‘Mary Poppins’, the film! Take the time to watch it and you won’t be disappointed. But we’re talking about Kite Flying Day! Yes, it …

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Newsletter 25 January 2018

Did you know that today is Irish coffee Day? 1942 proved a fortuitous year for transatlantic travelers wearied by the cold and damp conditions of an Irish winter and the North Atlantic ocean. Thanks to the innovative imagination of bartender Joe Sheridan, they were soon to have their cockles delightfully warmed by an almost decadent …

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