March 2010 Archives
GUINNESS world record-breaking attempts happen every day, all over the world. But for Chester Lions Club a special event also helped to raise a record amount of cash for charity.
In 2000, the club was approached by the Rolls-Royce enthusiasts club to take part in an attempt to get the largest number of Rolls-Royce cars on a road at one time.
Lion Ron Cain said: "The enthusiasts offered to make a donation to the club so we agreed to get involved.
A HISTORIAN is trying to identify this young girl, pictured at a war-time celebration in south Cheshire.
Neil Rees, who lives in Buckinghamshire, has been carrying out extensive research into the stories of the Czechoslovaks who were exiled to the UK during the Second World War.
A MAP of Chester in 1872 is the latest to be published in a series of almost 150 British Victorian towns.
Heritage Cartography's series is based on the first large scale surveys of the Ordnance Survey. In that year, Chester still bore its medieval roots as a walled market town set in a defensive crook of the River Dee. Apart from a large lead works, the industrial revolution has had little impact on the city.