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R101: The anniversary of Bedford’s greatest tragedy

Source:  Bedfordshire on Sunday – bedfordshire-news.co.uk By Judy Riley In the late autumn of 1929, little Donald Clarke posed for a photo with his brother, Reginald, in front of the R101. Little did he know then that, some 80 years later, … Continue reading

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Ill-fated History of Britain’s First Private Airship

Source: bbc.co.uk By: Chris Jackson It was ahead of its time and ultimately it would end in failure, but you certainly can’t fault the ambitions of the Airship Development Company.

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Historic Airship Hangar for Sale

Source: BBC News The shed is in a state of disrepair A historic landmark in Bedfordshire has been put on the market with a price tag of close to £10m.

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