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First World War in Teddington

Ken Howe, Convenor of the History Strand of the Teddington Society, explains why he and many others are working to uncover the stories of Teddington men who died during the First World War…. 337 more words


Per Ardua Ad Astra?

Now. Women in the First World War. What did they do? I imagine that the first answer of many people would be that they produced the munitions that the army, over in France, fired at the enemy with the hopes of vanquishing them. 813 more words


General Relativity turns 100!

November 4, 1915 was a Thursday. It was the day that Albert Einstein gave the first of a series of four weekly lectures to the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. 327 more words


Centenary of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity

Few would deny that Albert Einstein’s very name has become synonymous with genius. Janos Plesch, Einstein’s friend, once said: “He sleeps until he is awakened; he stays awake until he is told to go to bed; he will go hungry until he is given something to… 966 more words

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Victoria's Bay Street Armoury Celebrates 100 Years

The Bay Street Armoury has been part of our community for 100 years and on Sunday it celebrated by opening its doors to the public. The event was very well attended and the guest of honour was the  240 more words


Whitehaven YMCA Centenary 1883 to 1983

Anne’s husband Joe was a Trustee of the YMCA and they were invited to the Seacote Hotel in St Bees to celebrate the centenary

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