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Bring back the Bradbury pound plea

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A Dent man is championing the centenary of a forgotten ‘weapon’ used by Britain in the Great War.

Cheers! Ancestor's war service marked with commemorative beers

The Westmorland Gazette:

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.

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

Soldier's return to Milnthorpe was one to remember

The Westmorland Gazette:

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).

Remarkable Great War stories revealed thanks to new Cumbria database

The Westmorland Gazette:

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.

Kendal's surgeon on the Somme

The Westmorland Gazette:

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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