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A bus pulls up behind a mound of snow at Flint Hill, Dipton, Co Durham, February 18, 1963

A classic Chronicle snow photo from the notorious winter of 1963 - but how does this same spot look in 2018?

42 fascinating pictures of Stoke-on-Trent's six towns from our archives

We have delved deep into our archive to find some wonderful pictures of the six towns of Stoke-on-Trent from days gone by. Take a look through to see how Burslem, Tunstall, Hanley, Stoke, Longton and Fenton have changed over the years. These 42 pictures show the towns how they used to be - so take a look through to see if you recognise any of the buildings or roads.... or remember the fashions!

Beginner's Guide to Tracing Your Home's History

Curious about your house's past but unsure where to start? Learn about tracing your home's history with this simple, yet comprehensive guide.

The price of Britain's first McDonald's when it opened in 1974

A menu from the UK's first McDonald's, which opened in Powis Street, Woolwich, south east London, reveals that Britons were tucking into some of the cheapest meals at the time.

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May 2022 is Local History Month. We have been a part of the local community in Kingston, Surrey since the 1960’s. The site has developed and grown, people have changed, but the values remain the same, attention to detail, high quality and a friendly, professional approach.
Enjoy a wealth of activities and excursions in our pristine Pennsylvania location! From kayaking to local history and attractions, there's something for everyone at Lake Raystown Resort!
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