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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY
VISIONS OF WIGSTON
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SIGNIFICANT BUILDINGS
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THE DEMISE OF THE ICONIC PREMIER DRUM FACTORY
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HAVE A WALK AROUND CANAL STREET, SOUTH WIGSTON IN 1911!
 
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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2021
DUE TO THE PANDEMIC RESTRICTIONS
THE 2021 AGM WILL TAKE PLACE VIA
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ON 17 FEBRUARY 2021
AT 7.30PM
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THE HISTORY OF A PENINSULAR WARS AND WATERLOO SOLDIER, WHO SPENT OVER 43 YEARS IN THE ARMY. CLICK ON THE MEDAL PICTURE FOR DETAILS>>>>>>
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