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A postcard from the past – Leawood Pump House

Leawood Pump House and High Peak Junction is must see place. Nestled down in the Derwent Valley, the railway junction with the canal is one of the country’s earliest railways and was a hub of transport activity. A postcard from … Continue reading

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History is not an Island, it is a Bridge to the Past

The attraction for ‘how things were’ is determined by a sense of wistfulness, and is driven by distant memories, stories and anecdotes told by parents, grandparents and other family members. This and other memories, images and feeling are created and … Continue reading

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