The Westmorland Gazette: World War One

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World War One remembered

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

The disturbing and emotional play The Accrington Pals by Peter Whelen, staged by Burneside Amateur Theatre Society, has set two new dates for audiences who missed it first time round.

Reader solves mystery of iconic World War One photograph

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:20pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE names of soldiers who appeared in one of the most iconic images from the First World War can be revealed publicly for the first time, thanks to a Gazette reader.

How Westmorland marked the end of the war

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Historian Roger Bingham, of Ackenthwaite, describes the end and the cost of the First World War

Great Gable memorial to climbing club members

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Fell walkers reaching the 2,949-feet summit of mighty Great Gable, part of the Lake District’s Western fells, will find a simple bronze war memorial tablet set into the rocks of the cairn.

Cheers! Ancestor's war service marked with commemorative beers

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

MEMBERS of a Lunesdale brewing family are toasting an ancestor’s service in the Great War by producing four new limited edition beers.

Youngsters to get hands on experience reproducing 3-D trench maps from Great War

The Westmorland Gazette: 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

5:25pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

YOUNG people are invited to the last in a series of First World War-themed workshops at Penrith and Eden Museum, taking place on Tuesday (August 26).

Wartime currency campaigner Justin to deliver Cambridge lecture

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:03am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A DENT man who is championing the return of a wartime monetary unit that helped finance the Great War has been invited to speak to some of Britain’s top brains at a Cambridge conference.

Kendal school served as an Auxilliary Hospital

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

Senior Archivist Margaret Owen reveals that a fascinating report on local World War One Auxiliary Hospitals is preserved in Kendal Archive Centre

A story to tell with every name on war memorials

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

David Shackleton, of Staveley, describes the tragic stories of some of the people whose names appear on war memorials at South Lakeland and Eden


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