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    What does the History Centre mean to you?

    • 24th April 2012

    The History Centre closed its doors for the last time on Saturday, 21st April:

    It was nice to see lots of familiar faces on our last day, and to meet some new ones too! All the staff would like to thank everyone who has supported the work of the History Centre over the past 11 years, and we hope to see you all at The Hive when we reopen in July.

    During the last few weeks, we have been collecting your memories of the History Centre by asking ‘What does the History Centre mean to you?’. You can view the responses we gathered here in our online exhibition. Here are a few examples:

    Thank you to everyone that took the time to submit a response, it means a lot to us to hear your thoughts on our service.

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