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Posts By: uxbridgefm

Leisure show – Uxbridge Karate with Ken Lyons – Chief Instructor

It was great to meet Chief Instructor at Uxbridge Karate Club, Ken Lyons. He came to tell us all about the club. The club’s website: http://www.uxbridgekarate.com  

Uxbridge Amblers walking football Club

Mick Geraghty from Uxbridge Amblers Walking football Club popped into the studio to tell us all about what they get up to. Their website for more info is: https://www.uxbridgeamblers.co.uk/

History show – Ken Pearce – Unusual happenings 3

We love these tales of unusual goings on in the local area from local historian Ken Pearce. This one includes the tale of a ghost in the hairdressers ! Catch up with more local content here: http://www.Uxbridgefm.co.uk    

History Show – Ken Pearce – A Roman road

Let’s join local Uxbridge historian Ken Pearce for another history talk. The subject of this one is: A Roman road. Catch up with more local content here: http://www.UxbridgeFM.co.uk

History Show – Ken Pearce – Unusual happenings – part 2

It’s another in Ken’s mini series.  Lots of unusual things go on in Uxbridge, and nothing gets past Ken Pearce, even pigeon’s using revolving doors !

Ken Pearce – History Show – Uxbridge in the stage coach era

Local Uxbridge historian joins us for another talk.  This time we jump in our time machine and head back to around 1830, when Uxbridge was a stopping point for stage coaches.    

History show – Ken Pearce – Some unusual happenings

A heart in a butter dish, enormous hail stones, a will from a window and misbehaving bellringers.  All in a day’s work for local historian Ken Pearce, he brings some unusual happenings.    

History Show – Ken Pearce – Uxbridge in the 1930s ( Part 2 )

Well, if you didn’t hear it from the horses mouth, would you believe it ? Back when electricity was first introduced into houses in the 1930s, there were no plug sockets, only lights in the ceiling.  It meant that when hoovers came out, you had to plug them into the light socket! Imagine that now,… Read more »

History Show – Battle of Britain House – Ruislip Lido

A chat with Evan Panagopoulos who is researching the history of the Battle of Britain house. This was a house near Ruislip Lido that burnt down in 1984. It has an interesting past. Evan maintains a great website with his research on the house here: http://www.battleofbritainhouse.org