It happened today – this day in history – July 28

1148: Crusaders abandon their siege of Damascus. 1540: Thomas Cromwell, chief minister for Henry VIII is executed for treason and

Read more

New fund offers £20,000 grants for projects tackling climate change

Essex County Council is offering grants of up to £20,000 to support voluntary and community projects tackling climate change in

Read more

It happened today – this day in history – July 27

1214: King John of England loses Normandy and his other possessions in France to Philip II of France (hence his

Read more