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Month: July 2013

Michael Palin to Star in WW1 Drama

Posted on 18th July 2013 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

Michael Palin to Star in WW1 Drama Nearly 100 years on, the printing presses of the Wipers Times - a satirical paper which was published in secret under the ruins of Ypres during the war - are to start rolling again.

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For Life, Love and Courage. Lest We Forget

Posted on 16th July 2013 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

For Life, Love and Courage. Lest We Forget A recent guest at No.fifty6 was Colin Tickner. Colin has spent years researching the life and times of his Great Uncle Mornington Tickner. Reproduced here is Colin's article about Mornington, who paid the ultimate price for his devotion to duty, King and country. Whilst staying at No.fifty6 Colin commemorated his Great Uncle Mornington at Thiepval.

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