From the archives: March 14 edition

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March 15, 1913

The Rowland Street Tragedy: The latest reports concerning Mr Dawson’s condition are quite hopeful. Each day, he is gaining in strength, and his prospects of ultimate recovery are now very much brighter. Upwards of 200 shots have come away from the wounds in the dressings. Mrs Dawson asked her husband if he could suggest any reason for the outrage, but he could not. The Rugby Co-operative Society has temporarily engaged a competent cutter for their tailoring department during Mr Dawson’s absence.

March 15, 1963

History-making Rugby Football Club completed the double over Rugby’s twin French town, Evreux, when they won by 18 points. 
The match was only one event in a crowded 30 hours round trip, in which the Rugby players and their party received overwhelming hospitality from their French hosts. 
Highlight was a civic reception during which Coun Skelhorn presented to the Mayor of Evreux a set of table mats bearing reproduction drawings of Rugby School.

March 10, 1988

One of Rugby’s largest stores, Bostroms Furnishings in Henry Street, has been sold to former estate agent Ivan Cawood. Mine franchise holders of space within the three-floor store, formerly owned by Sam Robbins, were told on Monday by Robert Bostrom that the sale had been made. The store is run by the Bostroms family which began trading in Rugby 25 years ago and which moved to the present site 18 months ago. Company secretary Ann Bostrom declined to say what would happen to Bostroms.