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Leaders duck questions on Townsville debate

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PREMIER Annastacia Palaszczuk and Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls have still not confirmed whether they will take part in an election debate in Townsville. 3,433 more words

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A substitute for certain industrial processes connected with the war

Newbury children were recruited to collect horse chestnuts for use in munitions – which would in turn release more food.

Friday, August 31st, 1917
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Northern Ireland, a Game of Thrones Adventure

Sophie and I love Game of Thrones. Much of the series has been filmed in Northern Ireland. It was fascinating to see the sites of Winterfell, Dragonstone, Harrenhal, the Dothraki Sea, Pyke, the King’s Road, and many others. 48 more words


"He feels it to be his duty to volunteer"

Two church workers from Newbury were headed to the front.

The Rev. H C Roberts has been accepted as a temporary Army Chaplain, and by this time will be in France. 114 more words

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Posters on National Service to be placed in a conspicuous position

Berkshire schools were asked to publicise the National Service Scheme.

Yattendon CE School
1917 March 19th

Received poster & letter re National Service, and Inadvertent Disclosure of Military Information, from the Correspondent . 73 more words

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To be attested for the army

A teacher was set to join up.

9th March 1917

Mr Pyke absent in London to be attested for army.

Newbury St Nicolas CE (Boys) School log book (90/SCH/5/3, p. 33)

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