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No vacancies for conscientious objectors

With the introduction of conscription came the thorny question of what to do with conscientious objectors. Some of them were willing to do some kind of national service as long as it did not involve fighting – but it wasn’t easy to find roles. 223 more words

Life On The Home Front

Discover Ascot Raceday

Yesterday, we found ourselves in Ascot, the Queen’s racecourse (so we were told in the tour), the epitome of sophistication, the lap of luxury and supreme poshness. 319 more words


Racing Lucky 15 – Wednesday’s top selections

Each day Bet4Causes will be providing you with a preview of the day’s racing, offering what our experts feel will be the value bets of the day. 527 more words


Horse Racing – Australia


Race 1

1 – Dainty Tess 

Race 2

2 – Airlie Sun 

Race 3

8 – Star Exhibit 

Race 4…

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Australian Racing Tips

All dresses up with somewhere to go...

I’m off to Ascot this year and so excited to get really dressed up… I’m talking the full works! I’m going to splash out and go for a new dress, shoes and bag…. 202 more words


Berkshire roads damaged by military traffic

Berkshire’s roads were being badly damaged by heavy military traffic.

15 April 1916


Bath Road

Estimates for re-surfacing a portion of the sides of the Bath Road between Reading and Hungerford and reconstructing the whole width of the road for a length of 1 ¼ miles between Hungerford and the county boundary have been forwarded to the Road Board. 107 more words

Life On The Home Front

STYLE ADVICE: The little white jacket - your key occasion cover-up

We do love a white (or ivory) jacket especially when styling up an evening or occasion look. Sometimes all you need is that simple extra touch when it comes to a cover-up as opposed to going full-on with a coat. 149 more words

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