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2015/04/26 12:53
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THOUSANDS of people are expected to attend a charity music festival in north Durham next month. The third annual Consett Festival is being held over the second May bank holiday weekend, from May...
2015/04/26 12:53
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2015/04/25 17:13
2015/04/25 17:13
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Remembering Anzac heroes at St Albans service A special Anzac service was held in St Albans The centenary of the Gallipoli campaign, a major engagement of the First World War, was commemorated at a...
2015/04/25 16:31
2015/04/25 16:31
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Parade, ceremony and wartime entertainment in Stokesby A cast of more than 200 will celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE Day in Stokesby during the village’s biggest ever event. A dozen...
2015/04/25 12:17
2015/04/25 12:17
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Ex-husband banned from funeral of Neighbours theme songwriter over bitter rights battle THE ex-husband of the late Neighbours theme songwriter Jackie Trent was banned from her funeral over an...
2015/04/25 06:48
2015/04/25 06:48
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Berwick in Northumberland is hosting events on Saturday and Sunday to commemorate the role of local soldiers in the Gallipoli landings and the Battle of St Julien, on April 25, 1915. That date was...
2015/04/24 16:53
2015/04/24 16:53
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VILLAGERS young and old will honour one of their own killed at Gallipoli as the world marks 100 years since one of the First World War's bloodiest campaigns. About 131,000 military personnel,...
2015/04/24 16:27
2015/04/24 16:27
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Parish pump Hailsham - April 24, 2015 Alfriston HISTORY IN THE GARDEN: Last week I wrote about the Historical Society AGM meeting but between my computer and the printing press Historical became...
2015/04/24 13:53
2015/04/24 13:53
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FUNDRAISERS are within £125,000 of paying for their new church hall. The old St John’s Church Hall in Meadowfield, near Durham, was destroyed by fire in March 2014. A £500,000 plan to create a new...
2015/04/24 13:20
2015/04/24 13:20
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A statue marking the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign in the First World War has been unveiled in Cardiff city centre. The Every Man Remembered sculpture was unveiled in St Mary Street today by...
2015/04/24 10:34
2015/04/24 10:34
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Last updated at 11:16, Friday, 24 April 2015 Cockermouth's Royal British Legion branch, which has been going since 1925, is under threat. LEGION APPEAL: Stephen Coates, the remaining officer of...
2015/04/24 09:07
2015/04/24 09:07
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Free First World War exhibition this weekend at Ipswich Corn ExchangeSpencer with Peter Garwood’s mum, Norma, right, her sister Barbara, two of Peter's brothers and one of his cousins. It was taken in...
2015/04/24 07:11
2015/04/24 07:11
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NewNorth Devon prepares for 70th anniversary of VE Day What are you doing to celebrate VE Day in North Devon? Are you doing anything to celebrate 70 years since World War two formally ended? Tell us...
2015/04/24 06:31
2015/04/24 06:31
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Site earmarked in Beccles for centenary war memorial Plans have been made to install a First World War anniversary memorial in the grounds next to the Beccles museum. In a peaceful garden...
2015/04/23 09:55
2015/04/23 09:55
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RBL recruitment drive Royal British Legion members with a stand trying to recruit new members in Queen's Square, Clevedon. New members of Clevedon’s Royal British Legion branch have been signed up...
2015/04/22 20:51
2015/04/22 20:51
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Horse guards parade will host some of this year's VE celebrations Richard Forrester, 89, said he feels “very angry at times” about the fact that “German people don't like us”. The pensioner...
2015/04/22 15:58
2015/04/22 15:58
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PEOPLE came out of their homes in their thousands. There was dancing in the streets long into the night, bunting and banners, fireworks and laughter – after six long years of war. Families who had...
2015/04/22 10:38
2015/04/22 10:38
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SETTING the highest standard. That's 16-year-old Freddie Bearn who won the Royal British Legion (RBL) National Youth Standard Bearers competition in Staffordshire on Sunday. The Bury Grammar School...
2015/04/21 11:36
2015/04/21 11:36
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Beacons to mark the anniversary of VE Day08/05/1945 PA File photo of young London residents celebrating VE-Day (marking the Allied victory over Germany and the end of the Second World War) amidst the...
2015/04/20 11:25
2015/04/20 11:25
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Crowds gathered in Westminster Road, West Bromwich, for the start of the annual procession, which went for two miles from the Stone Cross starting point to Dartmouth Park on Sunday. Mark Cowles, one...
2015/04/20 10:13
2015/04/20 10:13
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Last updated at 10:17, Monday, 20 April 2015 HUNDREDS of people turned out on the sunny streets of Ulverston to celebrate an historical honour. The mayor awarded the freedom of the town to the Air...
2015/04/26 12:53
2015/04/26 12:53
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