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The romance that started the First World War in Warrington

8:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE start of the First World War provided a remarkable story in the Warrington Guardian In early August, war was declared by Britain.

The woman who returned to Warrington after being captured in Germany

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9:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE tale of a woman who returned to Warrington after being captured in Germany was the talk of the town in 1914.

Proms concert commemorating First World War centenary to be held during festival weekend

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1:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

IF crashing drums and electric guitar is not your thing then fear not as a picnic concert is also taking place during the festival weekend.

The difficulties of reporting on the First World War

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9:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

AS the anniversary of the start of the First World War looms large, we reflect on the domestic lives of people living in the area as the nation embarked on the Great War.

A soldier married the day before leaving for the First World War

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7:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

Soldier marries on day of departure

Warrington tales of heroism

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2:54pm Monday 7th July 2014

THROUGHOUT this year we are looking back in our archives at the way the Warrington Guardian reported on the First World War.

The extraordinary story of the First World War soldier from Warrington whose family were wrongly told was dead

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8:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

THROUGHOUT this year we are looking back in our archives at how the Warrington Guardian reported on the First World War.

Cairo St chapel to host WW1 service

Warrington Guardian: Plant the poppies

7:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

CAIRO Street Chapel will host a commemorative service for the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

Get your Proms in the Park ticket

Warrington Guardian: Town Hall gardens are in full bloom

4:00pm Sunday 29th June 2014

THE 75 Engineer Regiment have joined forces to celebrate the town’s military heritage at a Proms in the Park event on July 19.

Do you know any World War One lovebirds

Warrington Guardian: Poppy scam 'appalling' says British Legion

6:00pm Thursday 19th June 2014

DO you know two lovebirds parted during the First World War?

Can you help with this picture of First World War veteran

Warrington Guardian: Can you help with this picture of First World War veteran

8:53am Wednesday 28th May 2014

FOR this week’s look back to the First World War in Yester Years, we have reader Marie Bacon to thank.

Join war exhibition in Warrington later this year

Warrington Guardian: Join war exhibition in Warrington later this year

2:00pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

‘WHAT do you think of this for two war stained weary warriors?’, reads the back of a postcard sent home in 1918.

Tributes to soldiers killed in Egypt

Warrington Guardian: The first Warrington man to earn the Victoria Cross - from Melbourne

8:00am Thursday 15th May 2014

IT was a tough week for Warrington’s soldiers as the Guardian paid tribute to eight fallen and 24 injured troops in the Saturday, May 15 edition in 1915.

Poppy seeds to be handed out in Lymm

Warrington Guardian: World War One poppies to be planted across Bushey

11:00am Wednesday 14th May 2014

POPPY seeds will be handed out to residents in Lymm on Saturday as part of the commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Wire man talks of tough time in war

Warrington Guardian: World War One poppies to be planted across Bushey

7:00am Thursday 8th May 2014

‘Active German artillery’

‘Hardships of the trenches’

Warrington Guardian: Send us your First World War memories

7:00am Thursday 1st May 2014

A STOCKTON Heath father was sent a bullet meant for his son as he left the trenches after two torrid days under enemy fire.

‘It’s a long way to Sankey Bridges’

Warrington Guardian: Poppies grow in Flanders Fields

5:05pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

AN uplifting message of support, sympathy and slight jealously was sent to those in Germany by two Warrington soldiers stationed in Ireland.

Letters sent back from the front line to Warrington

Warrington Guardian: Poppies grow in Flanders Fields

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

THIS week we look at some of the letters, published by the Warrington Guardian, telling stories of what life was like on the front line.

Lymm medic who found his brothers on the front line

Warrington Guardian: Ludlow prepares for 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War

9:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

‘How a soldier found his brothers’

The first Warrington man to earn the Victoria Cross - from Melbourne

Warrington Guardian: The first Warrington man to earn the Victoria Cross - from Melbourne

12:23pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

To mark the 100th anniversary since the start of the First World War, Yester Years will be looking back in our archives throughout this year to how the Guardian reported on the battles. This week we look at ....



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