Tag: economics

Move Your Money

Are you fed up with the continuing economic problems? Do you want your money to be put to better use? Then have a look at this: http://www.moveyourmoney.org.uk/ This is an organisation that gives advice on how to invest your money

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Locating London’s Past

This site allows you to search a wide variety of digital historical resources, such as records of crime, plague deaths and archaeological finds, and plot these onto different base maps, including John Rocque’s well known map of London from 1746.

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Decimal Day

Today marks forty years since the United Kingdom switched to a decimal currency system, a change from the pounds, shillings and pence that had been in use since Anglo-Saxon times. Here is a Public Information Film from the National Archives

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When is a 20p worth more than 20p?

When the Royal Mint have made a mistake! See link below and check your piggy banks. http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_8120000/newsid_8123600/8123613.stm Good luck! [Thanks to A for submitting this]

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It’s All Happening on the 28th March…

PUT PEOPLE FIRST… and … EARTH HOUR On 28th March thousands will march through London as part of a global campaign to challenge G20. Put People First are a coalition of development charities, trade unions, faith groups, environmentalists and other

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Morris Dancing, Anyone…

If the current economic climate sees you avoiding the High Street at all costs, don’t despair. You could always pop on down to Commercial Road for a bit of morris dancing, just like these folks did in Norwich… http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=zqifuGRYpLo and

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