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Rangeworthy: Windows to the souls

At twenty years of age, he was the youngest son of Joseph and Lucy Hull. Educated privately, he had studied at Birmingham Technical College. He was an art student at the Birmingham School of Art before he became a Second Lieutenant in the Worcestershire Regiment after gaining a commission from enlisting in the Birmingham City Battalions where he had spent a year in the ranks. 449 more words

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Alveston: Brothers Loss and Brothers Lost

The First European War, the Great War, the First World War – which ever term you use to describe the war which took place between 1914 and 1918, most will associate war with loss. 951 more words

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Tortworth: An estate church - classy?

Question: Was it better to be an officer or a squaddie in World War One? Were your chances of survival better? Or was it simply that life was better to be an officer in wartime; an orderly on tap? 1,286 more words

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Wickwar: Sons and Grandsons

Wickwar is one of those cute Cotswold villages with its lengthy high street perfectly set with cottages and white stone. It lies between two bigger brothers: the quirky Wotton-under-Edge and the urbane Chipping Sodbury. 913 more words

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Sing & Sign Baby Signing Classes: A Bishopston Mum Review

Today’s post is kindly provided by a reader who attends Sing and Sign baby signing classes with her two children.

Sing and Sign classes are held every Monday and Thursday at Horfield Methodist Church in term-time and are led by Helen, a local mum of three children. 891 more words


Lib Dems worried as Tories taste success in West of England



Less than a month ago, the Liberal Democrat candidate hoping to become the first ever elected West of England mayor was describing his campaign as the perfect springboard… 461 more words

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