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2015/01/30 11:53
2015/01/30 11:53
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On This Day - Monday 26 1788: The first consignment of convicts from England arrived at Sydney Cove, Australia. 1871: The Rugby Football Union was founded. 1905: The world’s largest diamond was...
2015/01/30 11:53
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2015/01/30 07:20
2015/01/30 07:20
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A local newspaper described it as “admittedly the greatest undertaking of its kind ever attempted in the Principality or the West of England”. It was held for six months and it took place on ground...
2015/01/29 11:53
2015/01/29 11:53
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AN APPEAL for information about County Durham’s First World War heroes has been launched. The DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery is putting together an exhibition about the 10 men who were born in the...
2015/01/29 11:51
2015/01/29 11:51
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Last updated at 11:48, Thursday, 29 January 2015 A DISPLAY of Tower of London ceramic poppies could be on their way to Whitehaven. The government has agreed that parts of the stunning artwork...
2015/01/27 17:24
2015/01/27 17:24
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A ''powerful and evocative'' sculpture has set foot in Dunedin. Dunedin born and raised artist Helen Pollock, of Auckland, installed her sculptural work Victory Medal at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum...
2015/01/27 13:48
2015/01/27 13:48
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THE closing of a chapter on 120 years of mental health care is to be marked by an exhibition. Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (NTW) is appealing for public help to mark the...
2015/01/27 02:27
2015/01/27 02:27
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Prince Philip adds the Knight of the Order of Australia to his long list of styles, titles and honours Prince Philip's new title has caused controversy in Australia after Prime Minister Tony Abbott...
2015/01/26 06:20
2015/01/26 06:20
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TIMBER and hardware merchant rescued race club. WODONGA businessman and racing identity Les Dunstan has died, aged 87. Mr Dunstan and his late brothers Jack and Arthur operated a timber and hardware...
2015/01/26 05:12
2015/01/26 05:12
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The men and women awarded on Australia Day 2015 from the Ballarat region. These are the men and women awarded on Australia Day 2015 from the Ballarat region. Here are their stories. Garry...
2015/01/25 14:17
2015/01/25 14:17
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A DIPLOMATIC career spanning three decades has taken Stephen Brady all over the world. NOW the 55-year-old has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for his distinguished service to...
2015/01/25 08:17
2015/01/25 08:17
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GOVERNOR-GENERAL Sir Peter Cosgrove wants Australians to spare a thought for the brave men and women who set sail for war 100 years ago. A CENTURY ago, Australia was a newly-formed federation with...
2015/01/24 16:09
2015/01/24 16:09
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I’m always in the middle of the book I think will be coming next, but it usually gets trumped by another one. But The Illuminations refused to wait and I became overpowered by the need to get involved...
2015/01/23 19:58
2015/01/23 19:58
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DORRIGO'S Mark Donaldson VC is among five of Australia's most gallant and decorated soldiers to be immortalised on postage stamps as recipients of the 2015 Australia Post Legends Award. The Legends...
2015/01/23 12:24
2015/01/23 12:24
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The permanent memorial to Reading's only Victoria Cross winner moved a step forward as the planning application for the statue was lodged with council. The plan includes a memorial, in the form of a...
2015/01/23 08:40
2015/01/23 08:40
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A WAR hero from Welshpool who received the Victoria Cross during the First World War had his name literally written in stone – after being honoured with a memorial plaque. William Herbert Waring, who...
2015/01/23 07:51
2015/01/23 07:51
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... Admiralty Objection” is stamped on the back of this print from our archives, which was a military go ahead to publish it at the time it was taken – February 1946. It was taken at Peplow airfield –...
2015/01/22 21:25
2015/01/22 21:25
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Willie Apiata VC offered his support to the participants of the 'design your own hoodie' youth workshop. Photo NZ Herald. Saatchi & Saatchi designers, poet Courtney Meredith, Youth Affairs Minister...
2015/01/22 10:36
2015/01/22 10:36
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Medals awarded to a group of Merseyside soldiers following a World War I battle were brought together by three generations of descendants for the first time in almost a century. A total of 12 Royal...
2015/01/22 08:05
2015/01/22 08:05
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Five Victoria Cross recipients have been honoured with a place on a postage stamp ahead of Australia Day. The living recipients and the family of Corporal Cameron Baird say they're honoured to be...
2015/01/22 00:42
2015/01/22 00:42
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Published at 14:13, Thursday, 21 February 2008 EVIDENCE of the painstaking attention to detail, afforded to each piece of work undertaken by artist and sculptor Keith Maddison, surrounds his Elsdon...
2015/01/30 11:53
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