John Sheppard (born 6.8.1915) enlistedinto 5th Bn The Leicestershire Regiment (TA) on 18.5.1932 at Market Harborough. Served as Platoon Sergeant Major in Norway with 1/5th Battalion in World War Two and was awarded the D.C.M. (L.G.
Honeybees, our most important food pollinators, have started dropping like proverbial flies! We needed to find out why, and research by scientists indicates that it is due to the increased use of a class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids.
Serving personnel and veterans worked alongside experienced archaeologists from the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), the Defence Archaeology Group (DAG) and staff and students from the University of Leicester, on excavations of Whitewall Brake Roman building complex within the MOD’s Caerwe