stamford canal - newstead

Stamford Canal Walk at Uffington

We had a really interesting walk along a section of the Stamford Canal led by Maggie Ashcroft from the West Deeping Heritage Group. The canal was an important part of Stamford history and at different stages divided the leading local families. There was a good turnout for the walk even though we had a second FRAG event ... More

The Napoleonic Prison of Norman Cross

There is a new book about Norman Cross by Paul Chamberlain. Norman Cross Prison was the first ever purpose built prisoner of war camp. Its sub-title "The lost town of Huntingdonshire" emphasises its impact on the local community. Those who have heard Paul's talks about the prison will have been fascinated by his ability ... More