History

A Special Service Was Held To Mark The Centenary of The Start of the Battle of Passchendaele

A total of 1,300 men from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland lost their lives during the course of the battle, officially known as the Third Battle of Ypres, which became infamous not only for the scale of casualties, but also for the mud. 

Perfume & Its Origins

Best Selling Mens Fragrances 1970  Faberge Brut - Leeming Hai Karate - MEM English Leather Shulton Old Spice - Paco Rabanne Pour Homme Shulton Pierre Cardin - Ralph Lauren Polo - Jovan Musk for Men  Best Selling Mens Fragrances 1980 

Commemorative Stamps feature Leicester Church stained glass windows

The stained glass windows depicting Masonic symbols from St Peter’s Church, Highfields, Leicester are to be included in a beautifully designed commemorative sheet of ten images of Masonic stained glass windows and Royal Mail stamps produced by The Masonic Philatelic Club, in conjunction with The Roy

Beds Through The Ages

Some of the earliest beds were little more than piles of straw or some other natural material (e.g. a heap of palm leaves, animal skins, or dried bracken). An important change was raising them off the ground, to avoid drafts, dirt, and pests.

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