The Westmorland GazetteWorld War One

When news happens, text KENEWS and your photos and videos to 80360. Or contact us by email or phone.

The Westmorland Gazette: World War One

The Westmorland Gazette: Send us your memories

How the outbreak of war was met in Westmorland

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:13pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Historian Roger Bingham, of Ackenthwaite, describes the immediate aftermath in the Westmorland area of the declaration of war.

Remembering the fallen

The Westmorland Gazette: In Flanders Fields . . . . . . poppies blow

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

MR JESSOP, head teacher of Crosthwaite School, thanked parents and friends for attending the short Remem-brance Service held at school, which was the culmination of the children’s project on World War One.

Holme to stage World War One play

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE Holme History project and Holme Drama Group are teaming up to stage a play by Geoff Pegg set in Holme during World War I.

Haverthwaite war memorial cleaned for service

The Westmorland Gazette: Royal British Legion logo

2:45pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

VOLUNTEERS worked hard to clean the war memorial at Haverthwaite in preparation for the British Legion Service of Remembrance and Rededication at St Anne’s Church Haverthwaite on Monday, August 4 (6.30pm).

Tea dance will commemorate start of the war

The Westmorland Gazette: A nice (healthy) cup of tea

5:22pm Monday 21st July 2014

THERE will be an afternoon tea dance on Saturday, August 9, at The Bryce, at Burneside, from 3pm, to commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One.

257 from Sedbergh School made the ultimate sacrifice

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

LIKE many of Britain’s public schools, Sedbergh was changed forever by the brutality and death in World War One.

Old Hutton church to display First World War memorabilia

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:10am Friday 18th July 2014

A SPECIAL display of First World War memorabilia will be held at St John’s Church, Old Hutton, on Sunday, August 3.

How war was felt back home

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE First World War Centenary: From Fells to Flanders is an exhibition opening today (Thursday) at the Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry.

'Pilgrimage' planned to honour old Sedberghians

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

To mark the first centenary of the War, the Old Sedberghian Club has embarked on a ‘Pilgrimage’ to visit the graves of each of the 257 Sedberghians who died as a result of the conflict.


... More World War One news

The Westmorland Gazette: Border Regiments The Westmorland Gazette: Family Memories The Westmorland Gazette: Events The Westmorland Gazette: Gazette News The Westmorland Gazette: Pictures The Westmorland Gazette: The Home Front The Westmorland Gazette: History of the Great War The Westmorland Gazette: Your Memories

click2find


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree