Tag Archives: Eastwood

Lydia -for Lydia Lawrence #amwriting #strongwomen

Good golly miss Molly  Did you marry a man with a miner’s lamp and  No brolly?  Didn’t you know that the marriage bed came sprinkled with Soot? Did he blind you With a title, then tempt you with a butty?  … Continue reading

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About Friends of Codnor Common

We set up our group to protect the land and stop the developer, who now has planning permission for 98 homes in Phase 1 and has started building. Residents have been fighting for over 30 years to protect this ancient … Continue reading

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