We aim to publish VCH News twice a year with editions in March/April and October/November. The newsletter appears on this website and if you are on our mailing list will be automatically sent direct to your inbox once published. We welcome contributions from VCH staff, volunteers and partners. Please get in touch with the editor if you wish to be added to our mailing list or propose a contribution.

Autumn/Winter 2015

VCH launches Durham 5; we have a report on the re-launch of the project in ShropshireSarah Milligan tells us about the local history edit-a-thon co-organised by VCH, BHO, Senate House Library and Wikipedia; Adam Chapman launches his first book at the IHR and Emily Cole from Historic England reports on their recent and ongoing project on public houses. 

Spring/Summer 2015

VCH launches Somerset 11 and the Newport Short; we have an update on forthcoming publications from Durham and GlouestershireJonathan Blaney writes on local history sources to be found at British History Online; Adam Chapman reports on this year's Local History Training Day and Kate Wilcox writes on the IHR Library's Local History collections. 

Autumn/Winter 2014

VCH launches Shropshire VI, part 1; Richard Hoyle introduces his first issue as Director and General Editor; Durham and Hampshire update us on their projects; Simon Trafford writes on research training opportunities for local historians; Adam Chapman reports on this year's Counties Socieities Symposium and Lawrence Goldman (the new IHR Director) introduces himself.

Spring/Summer 2014

VCH publishes Shropshire VI, part 1 and launches Derbyshire IIISally Bevan introduces us to the VCH at the London Metropolitan Archive; Jessica Davies asks what Twitter might do for your county and we get the latest news from Miles Taylor.

Autumn/Winter 2013

VCH publishes and launches Northamptonshire VII and EastnorKate Tiller reports on the The Great War at Home; Matt Bristow provides us with an interesting insight into Brutalist architecture in Corby and we get the latest news from Miles Taylor and Elizabeth Williamson. 

Spring/Summer 2013

VCH publishes and launches Staffordshire XI and MapledurwellJonathan Blaney reports on the Connected Histories project; English Heritage introduces us to their Britain from Above website; Chris Thornton updates us on Lottery success in Essex; and we get the latest news from Miles Taylor and Elizabeth Williamson.

VCH Autumn/Winter 2012 newsletter

Autumn/Winter 2012

VCH presents volumes to Her Majesty the Queen and HRH The Princess Royal; Oxfordshire and Yorkshire volumes are published and launched; Stephen Mileson reports on the South Oxfordshire Project: Perceptions of Landscape, Settlement and Society, c.500-1650; Jean Morrin introduces us to the first of the VCH's new parish history publications; Anthony Tuck updates us on the Newport project in Essex; and we get the latest news from Miles Taylor and Elizabeth Williamson.  

Spring/Summer 2012

Mary Siraut reports on a recent Royal visit; VCH Jubilee plans are annouced; Oxfordshire volunteers get to grips with test pits; and we get the latest news from Miles Taylor and Elizabeth Williamson. 

Autumn/Winter 2011

Oxfordshire and Wiltshire volumes are published and launched; Mary Siraut and Helen Mansfield tell us about youth outreach work in Somerset; we Explore Westminster Semaphore; Jessica Davies introduces the Links Campaign; and we get the latest news from Miles Taylor and Elizabeth Williamson

Spring/Summer 2011

Matthew Bristow introduces the learning and research resources which are now online; Phillimore tell us of their history and future plans; Hampshire volunteers give an insight into volunteering for the VCH; and we get the latest news from Miles Taylor and Elizabeth Williamson.