Important Information: March Meeting Cancelled

“The committee have made the decision to cancel the Anstey Local History Society meeting this coming Wednesday, March 18th, due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The situation is changing daily and we feel it is better to cancel now, instead of having  a last minute panic! Sandra, who was to be the speaker, is happy to…

The History of Marwin Machine Tools, by Brian Kibble

The History of Marwin Machine Tools, by Brian Kibble The two founders of the Marwins were Ernie Hopwell and Derek Robinson – they both worked for the well known Wadkins woodworking and cutting tool machinery company on Leicester’s Green Lane and old Mr Wadkin had been hoping they would take over after his retirement –…

March Meeting: “Belgrave Friends Remembered” by Sandra Moore

*Please note that the March Meeting is now cancelled* “The committee have made the decision to cancel the Anstey Local History Society meeting this coming Wednesday, March 18th, due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The situation is changing daily and we feel it is better to cancel now, instead of having  a last minute panic! Sandra,…

“Army Days” – Recollections of being a soldier by Tony Muddimer

“Army Days” – Recollections of being a soldier by Tony Muddimer “I left Loughborough by rail on the morning of 5th November as Mr Tony Muddimer and arrived at Norton Barracks Worcester and became Sapper Muddimer 22933638 Royal Engineers. We had an introductory briefing in which we were told that it was to be an…