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Month: January 2014

The Year Ahead & Centenary Commemorations

Posted on 29th January 2014 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

The Year Ahead & Centenary Commemorations A new year has dawned at no.fifty6 and we are excited about the year which lies ahead. Of course this year is the Centenary of the start of the Great War. For us here the commemorations should be about remembrance, education and reflection. An opportunity to discover, understand and interpret what happened with the benefit of hindsight - not an opportunity to score political points.

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BBC Coverage of The Great War

Posted on 24th January 2014 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

BBC Coverage of The Great War The BBC are certainly devoting a lot of column inches, online space, radio and television hours to mark the centenary of The Great War. There are programmes and articles covering all aspects of the War.

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Government Plans for The First World War Centenary

Posted on 2nd January 2014 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

Government Plans for The First World War Centenary The UK Government outlines plans for commemorating the First World War and has a dedicated web page outlining events and policy decisions.

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