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4:53pm Thursday 31st July 2014
Kendal Branch of the Royal British Legion would like to extend an invitation to anyone who would like to join us at the Market Place Cenotaph at 10pm on August 4, 2014, where we will be joining in with the Legion’s ‘Lights out’ initiative in commemor-ation of England’s entry into the First World War.
12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014
CUMBRIANS have planted more than 3,000 trees as part of a national campaign to mark the centenary of World War I.
11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014
Historian Arthur Nicholls, of Kendal, finds some of the soldiers’ letters reproduced in The Westmorland Gazette in the first weeks of the war both graphic and moving.
4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014
THE Border Regiment was awarded five Victoria Crosses during the course of the First World War.
10:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014
ON MONDAY, August 4, the British Legion is asking everyone to turn off their lights and leave on a single candle to mark the 100th anniversary of the date Britain entered World War I.
8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014
THERE will be a Vigil Service at St James' Church at Staveley on Monday (August 4, 7.30pm) to mark 100 years since the start of World War I.
6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014
ON MONDAY, August 4, the nation will be encouraged to switch off lights and return to candle power for the evening as a mark of remem-brance for those who gave their lives in World War One.
4:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014
ARNSIDE Pier Union Flag will be lowered to half-mast at 10pm on Monday, August 4, and remain at half-mast for one week in commemoration of the start of World War One.
3:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014
THERE will be special memorial services on Monday, August 4, at Austwick War Memorial at 10am, Clapham Churchyard at 11am and Keasden Churchyard at noon to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.
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