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Keep up to date with all history programmes on BBC radio and TV in your area, with our listings. We also feature events so you can find out what's going on in your area, and all around the country. If you want to stay on the web then use our online guide to navigate around sites local to you. We want to know what you're doing, and where you surf, so if you would like to add your event or site please e-mail your details to the Legacies team.
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TV The British Association for Local History
Our purpose is to encourage and assist the study of Local History as an academic discipline and as a rewarding leisure pursuit for both individuals and groups.
Contact: General Enquiries - +44 1283 585947
TV The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
The Record Office is the centre for research into the history of Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. Records of all kinds, including manuscripts (the archives of local government, institutions and families), maps and photographs are preserved and made available for research by the public. The record office also houses the local studies collection, including general works on Leicestershire and Rutland, local newspapers and periodicals, writings of local authors and sound recordings.
Contact: General enquiries - 0116 2571080
TV Leicester Local Studies
The Local Studies collection includes information about Leicestershire and Rutland towns and villages which may be useful for family history research. Individual village and town histories are arranged in alphabetical order by place name. Information about villages is also contained in standard works such as Nichols’ History & Antiquities of Leicester and The Victoria County History for Leicestershire.
Contact: General enquiries - 0116) 299 5402
TV Leicester Genealogy
The aim of this site is to provide some help to those researching their family history in the Leicestershire area.
Contact: Suzan Gunnee
TV The Nuneaton Society
Dedicated to local history and heritage, conservation, townscape, preservation of old buildings, open spaces, recreational, transport and planning issues for the town of Nuneaton in the county of Warwickshire; the most central town in England.
Contact: Peter Lee - Chairman

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