Although not for the first time since the start of the war, the March 5, 1915, edition of the Telegraph featured photographs on its pages. A first was a picture of some troops serving overseas, though not servicemen from Ashbourne. 873 more words
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Yesterday’s snow in Snowdonia meant that the already beautiful Ogwen Valley was even more stunning (if a little cold!).
In the spring and summer of 1940, ‘stop lines’ were built all over the United Kingdom to repel, or at least slow down, a German invasion. 110 more words
Derbyshire became the first county outside London to form a Home Guard 100 years ago this week – with Ashbourne in the vanguard.
A meeting prominently advertised in the Telegraph a week previously was well attended and addressing the audience Mr THB Bamford was bullish about the passage of the war. 864 more words