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1:00pm Monday 28th July 2014
RESIDENTS across East Lancashire are set to take part in the national ‘Lights Out’ event to commemorate the start of the First World War.
4:50pm Friday 25th July 2014
AT the outbreak of World War I, 20-year-old Moses Johnson, worked in a Clayton-le-Moors pit — he hewed the coal out of the seams.
4:54pm Friday 25th July 2014
A RETIRED minister turned author has recounted the sacrifices made by his five uncles on land and in the air during the battles of the Great War.
4:52pm Friday 25th July 2014
THREE years after he enlisted for World War One in the Royal Marine Light Infantry, Fred Shorrock of Blackburn, was taken prisoner by the Germans.
3:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014
A FORMER military hospital which treated hundreds of soldiers during the First World War is to be brought back to life.
1:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014
A WOMAN who has published her Darwen grandmother’s First World War memoirs has launched an appeal to identify nurses who worked in the family home after it was transformed into a hospital.
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