1980s Recipes and More from Newspapers

Posted in Explore by Decade 1980s by Raquel Edwards

It’s easy to overlook the 80s; remembered through shoulder pads, Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s wedding, and Hollywood. Nothing changed Britain more in 10 years than the jump to the 80s. It was ‘the Birth of Modern Britain’; a decade of ambition and anarchy; challenges and individuality; where out of the chaos came creativity and greed. Read more...

1970s Recipes and More from Newspapers

Posted in Explore by Decade 1970s by Raquel Edwards

The 1970s – blink and you’ll miss it. It was a difficult period for Britain, remembered as one of the worst decades of economical and political disquiet – the ‘sick man of Europe’ or ‘the Winter of Discontent’ to name some of the anecdotes to describe the decade.  Read more...

1960s Recipes and More from Newspapers

Posted in Explore by Decade 1960s by Raquel Edwards

If there was a decade warped by change in just a few short years, the 60s qualifies as a Technicolor world of opportunity. It was out with Dickens’ ‘bleak London’, in with a rampant spell of 'swinging sixties' and the promise of revolution. Finally free of conscription, teens were allowed to have a childhood. Society, especially the younger generation, were liberated from the repercussions of war. Britain welcomed a new kind of self-awareness and spread its arms wide open to mass consumerism. Read more...

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Beatrix Potter

Posted in Historic Newspapers by Raquel Edwards

Paying homage to her memory, Historic Newspapers has a trio of Peter Rabbit books to honour author, Beatrix Potter. Featuring the Personalised Peter Rabbit Book: Little Guide to Harmony, Little Guide to Virtue, and Little Guide to Life, Peter Rabbit and friends share their wise words of wisdom from original Potter stories. Read more...

1950s Recipes and More from Newspapers

Posted in Explore by Decade 1950s by Raquel Edwards

Remember the bygone era of the 50s? 50s food, 50s economy and 50s Britain? Historic Newspapers revisits this halcyon decade; looking back on its economy and 50s dishes from 1950s Cookbooks from Newspapers. Read more...

Leicester City - Premier League Champions

Posted in Sports History by Andy Jones

The 2015/16 Premier League season is one that will live long in the memory for all Leicester City fans. Following Tottenham’s second half capitulation at Stamford Bridge, resulting in a 2-2 draw with Chelsea, Claudio Ranieri’s side clinched the Premier League Title without even having to kick a ball. It rounded off a remarkable season from the team that the bookies gave 5000-1 odds to win the title. Read more...

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