Local history

Harry Wood, VC, survived the war but not the peace

Nov 07 2015

Thumbnail ImageHarry Wood must have been a remarkable soldier. He lived through years of hell on the battlefield and near the end of the conflict he was awarded not only the Victoria Cross – the highest decoration for gallantry – but the Military Medal too. ... Read More

Reprieved – after killing a policeman

May 25 2015

Thumbnail ImageTHERE are many moving tales behind the gravestones in Arnos Vale Cemetery. But few are more shocking than the story of the too-brief life of PC Richard Hill. ... Read More