Media Coverage

HistoryPoints has received publicity in at least three continents! Below are links to some of the online coverage.

We are also grateful to the magazines and local newspapers which have published articles in print, and to the radio and TV stations which have broadcast stories about HistoryPoints.

If you’re a journalist and you’d like to ask if we have a story for your area of interest, please get in touch via the Feedback page.

South Wales Argus - smartphone users receive story of pioneering teddy factory in Abergavenny

Daily Post - new light shed on gruesome Christmas Day murder

BBC Wales - QR codes in Bethesda uncover untold story of Christmas Day murder victim

My Newtown - WW1 history of Newtown now available on mobiles phones

North Wales Pioneer - mobile phones reveal WW2 evacuation stories

Cambrian News - Second World War evacuation stories

North Wales Chronicle - fascinating stories of WW2 evacuation to Wales revealed at places where they happened

Denbighshire Free Press - mobile phone link to women's history celebrates International Women's Day

Rhyl Journal - QR codes reveal the stories of writer Angharad Llwyd and other women

North Wales Chronicle - fascinating stories of pioneering women from Anglesey and Gwynedd brought to life

North Wales Pioneer - celebrating women's history in Conwy

BBC News - QR codes to explore Brecon's WW1 history launched

Cambrian News - read about suffragettes' antics in Criccieth on your mobile

BBC News - New technology reveals Anglesey cemetery stories

North Wales Chronicle - US plane tragedy at Holyhead explained with mobile technology

BBC News - Taff Vale Railway staff WW1 deaths marked with QR codes

Eastern Daily Press - new plaque where Norfolk airman died when his RAF plane crashed in 1937 near Penmaenmawr

BBC News - QR codes reveal how First World War affected life in Llandrindod Wells

WalesOnline - QR codes reveal fascinating past of Swansea's Wind Street

South Wales Argus - QR codes at Crown Inn reveal story of early VC winner who shot himself in Maindee

WalesOnline - Now you can listen to the Welsh national anthem at Pontypridd's memorial to anthem's writers

South Wales Evening Post - 126 missing names now available at Swansea Merchant Navy memorial

Daily Post - Story of nine First World War brothers from Llanrwst is now retold

Rhyl Journal - Plaque marks altercation between John Prescott and demonstrator

BBC News - John Prescott fracas site marked with plaque

Daily Post - Prescott "punch" site is one of Rhyl landmarks on Welsh history website

Israel News - Prescott election fracas spot marked

S Wales Evening Post - Welsh spot of John Prescott egg-gate marked with QR plaque

South Wales Argus - Stories of Newport Heroes and Villains on your mobile phone

BBC News - Discover Newport's history with QR-code tour

Daily Post - HistoryPoints marks 150 years since Confederate Army ship sank off Prestatyn

Rhyl Journal - 150th anniversary of loss of US Civil War ship

BBC News - Phones give a glimpse of Victorian loos

WalesOnline - HistoryPoints enables everyone to explore Cardiff's underground Victorian toilets

Caerphilly Campaign - 12 war memorials in Caerphilly county are among 100 in Wales with QR codes

WalesOnline - QR codes create bond between today and the past at Rhymney Valley war memorials

Cambrian News - QR codes at Llanbedr memorial reveal story of soldier killed 20 years ago in Bosnia

South Wales Evening Post - hi-tech access to details of civilians killed in Swansea air raids - HistoryPoints explained on the website of the official gateway to Wales

ITV Wales - HistoryPoints helping people with Welsh place-name pronunciation

The Leader - Welsh names in the frame in Wrexham and Flintshire

South Wales Evening Post - QR codes help you avoid getting tongue-tied with place names

Daily Post - new QR codes can help visitors with Welsh place names

WalesOnline - personal stories of wartime heroism available on mobiles at more than 40 war memorials

Western Telegraph - article on history of RAF Air Sea Rescue in Tenby being saved just before veteran died

Wales on Sunday - article about "Law & Disorder" QR trail in Abergavenny

BBC Wales - news item about HistoryPoints QR codes at Sker Point, for Mumbles lifeboat memorial

TGO Magazine - Article about Conwy county blazing a QR-code trail

South Wales Echo - Article on Bute Park smartphone tour in Cardiff - Article in Chinese on Visit Wales website about HistoryPoints giving information in Chinese

Daily Post, Wales - article about tourists getting information in Chinese from

Interpret Wales magazine - four pages about HistoryPoints in Issue 19 (Spring 2013)

BBC News website, Wales

Western Mail, Wales

Shankei Shimbun (Japanese national newspaper)

Mathrubhumi, India

Toronto Sun, Canada

Le Journal de Montréal, Canada

Live for the Outdoors, UK - website of Trail Magazine and Country Walking

Outdoor Adventure Guide, UK

North Wales Weekly News - Conwy Valley

North Wales Weekly News - Llandudno

Daily Post, Wales - article about Canadian war graves, Bodelwyddan

Daily Post, Wales - article about Welsh lifeboat stations