80 years ago, 15 high ranking Nazis including Reinhard Heydrich and Adolf Eichmann, and other German diplomats met at the Wannsee Villa in Germany. The planned outcome was that 11 million European Jews were to be annihilated, and as we know 6 million were tragically murdered during the holocaust.
On This Day 20th January in British History ~1265 The first English parliament to include not only Lords but also representatives of the major towns holds its first meeting in the Palace of Westminster, now commonly known as the “Houses of Parliament”. It was convened by Earl of Leicester, Simon de Montfort. ~1356 Edward BalliolContinue reading “On this day…..”
In the Bernard Cornwell books, Leeds is where 9th-Century Viking invader, Ragnar the Fearless and his family settle down.The modern city of Leeds is named from Loidis, a small British kingdom annexed by Northumbria back in the 7th-century. The name, which may mean ‘People of the River’, lives on in Leeds itself (called ‘Ledes’ inContinue reading “For readers of Bernard Cornwall….”
Into Warrington Borough Council and the Labour Councillors who have fecklessly thrown money needed for the poor, down the drain through poor mismanagement. Here’s a report from our good friend at the PRIVATE EYE … surprisingly it’s also been printed in the WG – who asked for their view !! Wow .. kudos to theContinue reading “There needs to be a criminal investigation…”