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Natural Cleaning Tips

Fabric Softner  5 1⁄2 cups water 15 oz bottle of your favorite hair conditioner 2.5 cups white vinegar 20 drops of essential oil for fragrance (optional)  Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Pour into an empty storage container (such as empty fabric softner container). 

Ring of Life

Of all the items of jewellery you’ll ever own, your wedding ring is the most important. A constant companion to your daily life, choosing the right ring can be harder than you think.

More Interesting Facts About Leicestershire...

The first British civilians to fight in the First World War were a group of 50 men, dubbed The Famous 50. They were mostly miners, from the North West Leicestershire town of Coalville.Leicester Riders, Britain’s oldest basketball team was founded in 1967.

Inside Pathology - the science behind the disease

The Pathology departments at Nottingham University Hospitals and University Hospitals of Leicester are opening their doors to show local people the science behind diagnosing and monitoring diseases from routine blood tests right through to DNA testing.

More Interesting Facts About Leicestershire...

The first British civilians to fight in the First World War were a group of 50 men, dubbed The Famous 50. They were mostly miners, from the North West Leicestershire town of Coalville.Leicester Riders, Britain’s oldest basketball team was founded in 1967.

Inside Pathology - the science behind the disease

The Pathology departments at Nottingham University Hospitals and University Hospitals of Leicester are opening their doors to show local people the science behind diagnosing and monitoring diseases from routine blood tests right through to DNA testing.

The Pimlico Mystery

Adelaide was born in France on December 19th, 1855. Her mother was an Englishwoman named Clara Chamberlain. Clara was married to a French mathematics teacher named Adolphe Collet de la Tremoille, but he was apparently not Adelaide’s biological father.

Natural Cleaning Tips

Fabric Softner  5 1⁄2 cups water 15 oz bottle of your favorite hair conditioner 2.5 cups white vinegar 20 drops of essential oil for fragrance (optional)  Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Pour into an empty storage container (such as empty fabric softner container). 

Ring of Life

Of all the items of jewellery you’ll ever own, your wedding ring is the most important. A constant companion to your daily life, choosing the right ring can be harder than you think.

Malta Air Tragedy 60th Anniversary

On 18th February 1956 Scottish Airlines Avro York, registration G-ANSY took off from RAF Luga Airport in Malta in the afternoon at 12:21pm on a flight to London Stansted Airport, with 45 passengers and five crew on board. 

The History of The Bicycle

riginal balancing vehicles date back to the early 19th century. The earliest comes from a sketch said to befrom 1534 and attributed to Gian Giacomo Caprotti, a pupil of Leonardo da Vinci. 

Harts Nottingham for your Wedding Venue

Nestled discreetly in one of the best and most upmarket locations in the city of Nottingham, sits the renowned Hart’s Restaurant and four-star Hart’s Hotel - with its welcoming ambience, stunning views and charming atmosphere, you would be forgiven for thinking you were hidden away in a rural haven

Still searching for your dream wedding venue?

If you are seeking a stunning venue for your wedding day, look no further than Leicestershire’s Beaumanor Hall. With its Victorian splendour and beautiful gardens, Beaumanor is a sight to behold and will certainly impress your guests as they arrive at the hall to share your big day!

The Siege of Kut Al Amara - 7 Dec1915-29 April 1916

The seige of Kut Al Amara, also known as the First Battle of Kut, was the besieging of an 8,000 strong British-Indian garrison in the town of Kut on the Tigris River in the Basra province of Mesopotamia (now known as Iraq)100 miles south of Baghdad. 

Wedding Traditions

Quicker than you can say "I do," you've probably already chosen the perfect venue, chosen the perfect wedding dress, a photographer to capture your most precious moments, you may have overlooked one important tradition...