Update of Redditch Walks website

I have completely redesigned the Redditch Walks website, as part of my www.exploreredditch.org.uk websites, to give an improved usability and make it more suitable for small screen applications such as smart phones. To simplify the site, I have decided to concentrate on the five walks starting at the town centre and the three walks covering … [Read more…]

James Keir (1735-1820)

James Keir (1735-1820) Industrial Pioneer and Lunar Man Among the ‘Forgotten’ players of the Industrial Revolution in the West Midlands stands James Keir. Keir was a fascinating figure – A true Renaissance man – much of whose life remains undiscovered. Today he is primarily remembered as a chemist and industrialist, but Keir was also a … [Read more…]

Alcad History Website

I have now added my www.alcadhistory.org.uk to the group of websites which I have updated with the new software which I am now using. This is a complete rebuild. I have simplified the site and I have added some additional information. This is the third of my Explore Redditch www.exploreredditch.org.uk websites which I have updated and … [Read more…]

Transport Exhibition at St Philip’s Church in Webheath

Local Historian Philip Jarvis invites you to take a step back in time, at St Philip’s Church in Webheath where an exhibition will show how transport in Redditch looked in the 1950s and 1960s. The exhibition will be open as follows: Saturday 12th May 10.30 to 5pm Sunday 13th May 2pm to 5pm Monday 14th … [Read more…]

New design for Visit Redditch website

I have now added my www.visitredditch.org.uk to the group of websites which I have updated with the new software which I am now using. This is a complete rebuild and design which is more graphic based and has its emphasis on Redditch, rather than the surrounding area. An advantage of this new software is that … [Read more…]

Update of Redditch Local History Website

As part of my campaign to update all the websites which I am responsible for, I have completely redesigned the Redditch Local History Society website http://www.redditchhistorysociety.org.uk/  from the bottom up. The major changes are: The major functions of the site can be found on the top menu. There is a new update tab which mirrors … [Read more…]

Back in Time for School – new TV series

The makers of BBC2’s hit series Back in Time for Tea are seeking West Midlands pupils and teachers for their next exciting time travelling adventure – Back in Time for School! If you’re a parent/guardian of a child in Year 9 or Year 10, or a teacher at any level of the profession, please go … [Read more…]

Welcome to my New Blog

Welcome to this new addition to the website. Here you will find news and updates related to y Redditch websites which are: www.redditchhistory.org.uk www.redditchwalks.org.uk www.visitredditch.org.uk www.alcadhistory.org.uk Regards Tony