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THE CUCKOO WALTZ

Growing up among people who worked with their hands, all of them craftsmen in their chosen disciplines, I learned very…

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THE BILLINGE CUCKOOS

Founded in 1837 as the ‘Wigan Poor Law Union Hospital’, Billinge Hospital was a National Health Service facility in the Higher…

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THE SHREWSBURY 24

On August 31st, 1972, the strike committees of the North Wales building workers’ met in the upstairs room of the…

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