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New project will shed light on the lives of Cumbrians during World War One

The Westmorland Gazette: History project which involves volunteers from Kendal looking into how people in the town spent the day Dec 5 in 1914. (left), Researcher Hugh Taylor and Stuart Appley project co ordinator South Cumbria at work. (13185642)

7:07am Thursday 27th November 2014

ONE day in history will be put under the microscope for a new project that seeks to shed light on the lives of Cumbrians during World War One.

'Grasmere and the Great War' exhibition launches

The Westmorland Gazette: GRASMERE AT WAR DOVE COTTAGE EXHIBITION. Adam Lines and Jessie Petheram, Curatorial Assistants at Dove Cottage beside the temporary grave marker for Private Peascod, brought back from France and displayed as part of the exhibition. (12936403)

2:41pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

MORE than 60 people attended the opening of an exhibition charting the impact of the First World War on Grasmere. ‘Grasmere and the Great War’ launched at the Wordsworth Museum on Saturday, following a year of work by the Grasmere History Group. Adam Lines and Jessie Petheram, Curatorial Assistants at Dove Cottage beside the temporary grave marker for Private Peascod, brought back from France and displayed as part of the exhibition.

Grasmere to host First World War exhibition

The Westmorland Gazette: First World War photographs from the archive of the Gazette & Herald

4:54pm Monday 3rd November 2014

MEMBERS of Grasmere History Group have pulled together a special First World War exhibition which will be unveiled at the Wordsworth Trust on Saturday November 15, at 2pm.

Men on the Memorial grant boost

The Westmorland Gazette: SKELSMERGH WW1 HERITAGE LOTTERY GRANT.  Pictured are Tony Cousins, Parish Historian, and Helen Atkinson, Church Warden beside the lychgate of the Church of St. John the Baptist, Skelsmergh - the church council has been awarded £5900 from the Heritag

10:49am Thursday 30th October 2014

SKELSMERGH Parochial Church Council (PCC) has received £5,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to support ‘The Men on the Memorial’ project.

Ambeside's part in the First World War presentation

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:27pm Monday 27th October 2014

'THE Great War – Ambleside’s Story' will be presented by Ambleside Oral History Group on November 7 at the Kelsick Centre.

Exhibition remembers 25 village men who died in WW1

The Westmorland Gazette: Pitminster Parish First World War Exhibition

1:27pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE Skelsmergh Men on the Memorial Exhibition will be in Skelsmergh Community Hall, on Saturday and Sunday, November 8/9, just before Armistice Day.

Find out about life during World War One

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

CUMBRIANS are being encouraged to volunteer for a project looking at life in the early days of the First World War.

New book explores the effects of two world wars on three north Lancashire villages

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

THE fascinating story of a small village whose men all returned home safely from both world wars has been told.

Trip planned to World War One battlefields

The Westmorland Gazette: Libray photo dated 25/9/16 showing British Troops going over the top to support an attack by XIV Corps on Morval during the Battle of the Somme in the 1914-1918 First World War.

6:20pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Between Saturday November 8 and Thursday November 13, I will be leading a group from the north of England to the Cenotaph Ceremony in Whitehall on Remembrance Sunday.


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