Author Archives: Robert Howard

35 history bus reprise

Short notice I know, but there are problems with this website which I am unable to address until after my wife and I have moved (it’s a long ongoing saga beyond our control). The bus is now close to being … Continue reading

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Apologies : website on hold for various reasons

My wife and I are in the process of moving house and it has been a pre-occupation since mid-June and it will continue to be until mid-September, since I need to re-think how the website operates. For several weeks now … Continue reading

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NCT publish their own History By Bus Map

This is the cover of a new leaflet by Nottingham City Transport. It is very good and shows what can be achieved when you have the necessary financial resources.  There are also 32 ‘exclusive discounts’ advertised, which you can take … Continue reading

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The 35 History Bus Day — a success

It’s ten days since the 35 History Bus ride came and went, and being the person leading the event (nominally), I had no time to take any photographs, so the few I have here are all courtesy of Nottingham City … Continue reading

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Meet me in Mansfield on Sunday

History By Bus is going to the Nottinghamshire Local History Fair in Mansfield Library this coming Sunday (11 May) as part of Nottinghamshire Local History Association, for whom I organise the Angel Row History Forum. They have kindly paid for … Continue reading

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Nottingham history walks to nowhere by bus

For a good few years now I have been posting occasional walks to my parkviews blog. They are almost exclusively walks in and around Nottingham. Here are links to my two most recent walks, one with TravelRight around Aspley and … Continue reading

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A Nottingham everyday history bus stop

Everyone travelling to and from Nottingham via the Derby Road goes past Lenton Lodge. It is one of the city’s historic landmarks. Certainly the grandest. The bus stop is known as Hillside. I took this photograph some years ago, before … Continue reading

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History or Heritage? What do you think.

I have finished work today on a large map which, I hope, will be reproduced as part of a A3 leaflet promoting Nottingham City Transport’s route 35 as a ‘History Bus Route’. The word ‘Heritage’ comes to mind every time … Continue reading

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