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The 3D model of Aylestone Meadows created by @leicspolice PC Pat Oโ€™Conner (a hobbyist model maker), which aided in the 1983 investigation into the murder of Caroline Osborne. @CCLeicsPolice @LPSpecialistSup @BritPoliceHist @PolHisSoc1985

I wrote this a week or so ago, I hadnโ€™t realised it would be published on the first full day Johnson and his gang silenced our democracy https://t.co/dY0ADxTjwP

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Hmmm.... my turn...

Potential Suffragette bullets which were sent to Lloyd George. Iโ€™m still working on the definitive providence, but looks likely ๐Ÿคž

Leader of our Lived Welfare State team, Professor Pirjo Markkola spoke yesterday at a panel "How historians can assist in historic child abuse inquiries" in London. The interest on the matter has grown in many countries. https://t.co/fMASAZ8lm2

Domestic production and work in poor British homes, c.1650-1850 conference is this Thursday! Hashtag for the day will be #DomesticWorkDerby - Please do follow and tweet!

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