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Annual American Classic Toy Train Show Winter Gardens, Ilkley, Yorkshire Saturday 1st June 2013 10.30am – 4.30pm..
With little or no fanfare, and perhaps escaping your knowledge entirely, the mobile phone officially turned 40 with the first ever call made on April 3, 1973. Motorola engineer Martin Cooper rang a technology rival from downtown Manhattan on a Motorola DynaTAC – a device that was almost 23 cm tall and weighed more than one kilogram. Now modern mobile phones let us send emails, take photos, listen to music and watch videos. So what does the future hold for the mobile? It took ten years for the first mobile phone to move from prototype to a commercially available product (and even then the first mobile..
Britain's first ever female Prime Minister and the first woman elected to lead a major western state has died aged of 87 after suffering a stroke. The Iron Lady's son, Sir Mark, and daughter Carol confirmed that she died this morning at the Ritz hotel at around 11am after suffering a..
There are many ways Margaret Thatcher changed Britain, with no Prime Minister in living memory having such a far-reaching influence. From the economy to women's fashion, she divided the country and left a lasting legacy. 1 - The Decline of the North: When Britain's first female prime minister was in power for 11 long years, football fans from the north..
Of previous high acclaim in the 60's,70's and 80's The Box Tree has almost regained it's reputation now that chef Simon Gueller is at the helm. Those who remeber the heyday of this old...