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2015/05/25 16:41
2015/05/25 16:41
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WHILE a First World War victim was being remembered in Oxford, another tribute to him was taking place at his graveside in Belgium. Former England rugby captain Ronald Poulton Palmer, who was born in...
2015/05/25 16:41
2015/05/25 16:41
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2015/05/25 14:53
2015/05/25 14:53
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MUSIC lovers in the North-East have been enjoying a weekend of top tunes over the Bank Holiday weekend. The third annual Consett Festival got underway on Saturday and has continued until today...
2015/05/25 14:48
2015/05/25 14:48
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A coastal rescue service that has been helping to save lives for more than 150 years is to receive a top award. Coun Tommy Mulvenna nominated the group, and was seconded by Mayor Norma Redfearn. He...
2015/05/25 09:51
2015/05/25 09:51
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The banks of the River Severn stepped back in time and it seemed that characters from a film set had descended on Jackfield in the Ironbridge Gorge. Re-enactment enthusiasts from across Shropshire...
2015/05/24 19:51
2015/05/24 19:51
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... soldier' … mourners turn out for Korea veteran HUNDREDS of people attended the funeral of a decorated war veteran they never knew after it emerged he died with no relatives or close...
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2015/05/24 15:22
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RESIDENTS and wellwishers gathered in Bolton town centre today to welcome in the new mayor and mayoress at the civic Sunday parade. Bolton town centre was cordoned off to traffic to make way for the...
2015/05/23 18:19
2015/05/23 18:19
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An appeal has been issued to trace relatives of a hero soldier so his First World War medals can be returned. Little is known about Thomas William Renshaw, but the M.E.N. is hoping readers can solve...
2015/05/23 17:34
2015/05/23 17:34
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THE former mayor of Dursley, who held the role for 10 years, has spoken about her highlights of the decade. Following the exchange, Jane spoke to the Gazette about her personal highlights, future...
2015/05/22 13:26
2015/05/22 13:26
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A school's standard was dedicated at a special garrison church service attended by a World War Two veteran. Children from Colchester’s Montgomery Junior School read poems and gave readings at the...
2015/05/22 10:55
2015/05/22 10:55
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Summer fun day and picnic for charity (click on image for larger view) Summer Views of Grove Park, flowers, Grove House, Cafe and Bandstand. WESTON Town Council is joining forces with the Royal...
2015/05/22 09:51
2015/05/22 09:51
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PENISTONE people have taken the plight of toddler James Gibbons to heart and helped raise £11,000 to help his parents care for him. James, two, was born with severe cerebral palsy which, among other...
2015/05/21 21:20
2015/05/21 21:20
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The Freedom of the City of Cardiff has been given to the Royal Welsh regiment. Both former units are among the 10 organisations already to have been granted Freedom of the City alongside 62...
2015/05/21 10:09
2015/05/21 10:09
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One such person is Brian Bird, a former World War II Spitfire pilot who has lived a long, exciting – and at times terrifying – life. Now, at the age of 90, he is embarking on one of his most important...
2015/05/20 13:09
2015/05/20 13:09
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In the months prior to her death she had been receiving more than 200 letters a month from charities asking for money and up to 10 phone calls a day, leading her close friends to believe this may have...
2015/05/20 08:58
2015/05/20 08:58
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CELEBRATIONS to mark England’s national saint in Darwen were nearly undermined by a lack of St George’s Cross flags, it has been claimed. The weekend celebrations included the middle ages-themed day...
2015/05/19 14:49
2015/05/19 14:49
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TREES which were planted in Far Sawrey as a memorial to fallen soldiers in both World Wars have been replaced. Thirteen trees were originally planted in the small village as a memorial to the fallen...
2015/05/19 11:24
2015/05/19 11:24
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The annual event to dedicate the names of those killed in duty over the past 12 months took place at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas. Led by Bishop John Kirkham, the names of 12 service...
2015/05/19 02:16
2015/05/19 02:16
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The McKenna family group at Bere Ferrers Station On Anzac Day, former Dannevirke man Larry McKenna was at the 100th commemorations at Gallipoli having been drawn in the ballot for places. But for Mr...
2015/05/18 22:47
2015/05/18 22:47
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A record breaker is taking his cats on a quest to visit every war memorial in Britain - on a mobility scooter. Mark Newton, 48, visits towns and cities in the UK on his trusted Beamer Tramper TWS...
2015/05/18 16:43
2015/05/18 16:43
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Sid Speke, who served with the Royal Navy during the Second World War, represented the Apley Park Royal British Legion. Bridgnorth-born Sid, who now lives in Sutton Maddock, also met the Queen and...
2015/05/25 16:41
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