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12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
A Dent man is championing the centenary of a forgotten ‘weapon’ used by Britain in the Great War.
10:20am Tuesday 19th 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.
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).
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.
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
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
10:00am Thursday 14th August 2014
THE war did not end for every combatant in 1918. Milnthorpe’s last serviceman to come home was Henry Atkinson, who did not return until Christmas 1920, having served for six years in India and Mesopotamia (Iraq).
3:36pm Wednesday 13th August 2014
Reporter Katie Dickinson uses the extensive new Cumbria Libraries database to track down two amazing First World War stories from The Westmorland Gazette's wartime pages.
10:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014
The Great War battles were life-changing for all those who experienced their horrors. Allan Tunningley looks at the story of one Kendal-born surgeon, whose experiences in a battlefield trauma tent helped hone his surgical skills – but also turned him into a lifelong pacifist
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