Category Archives: WW1

Stapleford Remembers

Donna Mather, Secretary, Stapleford Community Group writes: This weekend saw the Stapleford Community Groups event to commemorate 100 years since the start of World War 1. Many people from Stapleford and surrounding areas attended on Saturday 2nd August inside The … Continue reading

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Memorial Unveiled To Commemorate First World War

The Memorial Gardens at Mansfield Road Recreation Ground, Eastwood, were unveiled as the first Fields In Trust Centenary Field in the East Midlands yesterday at a commemoration service to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War. … Continue reading

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Bramcote Old Church Tower and WWI‏

Moira Robinson writes: I’m sorry this is such short notice but the decision has only been taken this morning. As a nation, we are being encouraged to turn out lights at 10.00pm tonight to mark the 100th anniversary of the start … Continue reading

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Let us remember our lost Bramcote soldiers

As the country commemorates  the many who gave their lives, so that we may have a better one, I thought it timely to republish the competition entries from our recent WW1 schools competition.

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Schools Competition – what next? Have your say now!

Bramcote Today launched in spring 2011 and shortly after, our first schools competition was devised.  It was an art competition entitled, “What’s great about my school?”  All six local schools took part.  Each school was awarded a first prize plus … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Commemorates First World War

Poppy seeds were planted across Broxtowe Borough earlier this week to commemorate the start of the First World War. On Monday 31st March, Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Iris White joined members of the Royal British Legion to sow … Continue reading

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Poppies Planted to Commemorate First World War

Poppy seeds will be planted across Broxtowe Borough later this month to commemorate the start of the First World War. On Monday 31st March, Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe will join members of the Royal British Legion to sow … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Winners of our WW1 History Competition

The Competition was judged by Anna Soubry MP Minister for Defence and Veterans, Councillor Stan Heptinstall MBE and Local Historian Val Bird.     Certificates and Prizes were presented at Bramcote School this morning.

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The Great War Hidden Treasures Event Saturday 9 November 2013 at County Hall

Click on The Great War Hidden Treasures Event for details.

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