Heartstart Thatcham has been one of Thatcham Town Mayor’s, Mike Cole, charities for the past year (2013/14).
When I visited Abingdon, I was fascinated by the originality and antiquity of this town, which is considered one of the oldest in the UK similar to Colchester, Amesbury, Ipswich or Thatcham. Some settlements in present Abingdon-on-Thames have existed since the 4th century BC.
Heartstart Thatcham awarded a Gold Civic Award by Thatcham Town Council
Big well done to all 11 for completing the Heartstart Thatcham course today at the Thatcham Town Council offices. More potential life savers and more coming when we visit Newbury next week!
UK's OLDEST town revealed: Amesbury dates back more than TEN millenia
Archaeologists at the University of Buckingham believe Amesbury, 40 miles from Stonehenge, is the oldest settlement in Britain not the previously thought Thatcham. They say the new findings dismiss previous theories that the Wiltshire town was conceived by European immigrants - instead, relics uncovered during a painstaking search point to British settlers being behind the settlement, which dates back to more than 10 millennia.
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Newbury, the market-town, within Berkshire
Old Bluecoat School, Thatcham Old Bluecoat School, or the St Thomas’ Chapel is a Grade I listed building in the town of Thatcham in the English county of Berkshire. It is located on the main A4 road