Martin Jones, co-founder of VCH
, said: "We're one of only two UK travel agents that can offer this type of advanced search technology and it will be the basis on which we work towards becoming one of the top firms in this sector in the next three years.
Unlike a conventional VCH
volume it has a theme, and explains technicalities.
For the nine-month period ending June 30, 2011, VCH
After the Second World War, the research for the VCH
came to be undertaken on a county-by-county basis by small teams of professionally trained, locally based historians.
Campaigners claimed it sealed the fate of VCH
as he threatened to make more cuts if the wards remained open to make up the pounds 1.
is now projecting a break-even bottom line of approximately 1% to 1.
What the VCH
tries to do is to create a very thorough history of a locality, drawing on sources not previously used as well as better-known resources.
They obviously didn't get the response they were looking for over wards 6 and 7 at VCH
when 78% of people opposed it.
Wirral council has formally opposed the ward closures at VCH
, but is still in negotiations with the hospital over parking charges, which could net the trust an extra pounds 750,000 a year.
's Codford project, in 2002-04, will be led by the county VCH
staff in conjunction with the Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office, the Wiltshire Museum and Codford Primary School, where children will be provided with materials for a local history study under teacher supervision.
These agreements add to those already established in less than 18 months with publishing houses Wiley VCH
, TAPPI, Woodhead, Institute of Materials and the longer standing agreement with the USA Plastics Design Library (now incorporating Chemtec and Noyes Publications).
David Laird, TGWU representative for the hospital, said: 'This is very bad news for VCH