Rebuilding communities

1945. After six years of war Britain had suffered in so many ways. A generation of men had been lost to the fighting, few towns and cities had escaped bombardment and the country was in debt to the tune of billions. So where to start? Britain and its Allies had ‘won’ the war, but atContinue reading “Rebuilding communities”

Healthcare for all

On 5th July 1948 the British National Health Service was born. The NHS is such an intrinsic part of our country that it is difficult to imagine a time when it didn’t exist. But it’s also fascinating to note the timing of its creation. Britain was coming out of the other side of six yearsContinue reading “Healthcare for all”