A Momentous Day

FOR Joe Swinbank and many like him VE Day was a momentous occasion but far from the end of the Second World War. He was a young man serving with the Army and recalls that on May 8, 1945, as millions rejoiced at Germany’s surrender, he was about ...

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Appreciating the effort of our VE Day workers 

THANK you to all those who worked so hard to make the 70th anniversary ofVE Day so memorable at the Parish Hall on Friday, May 8. The exhibitions were in formative and very well displayed. Lunch was delicious and — thankfully — it was not ...

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VE Day events raised £1,350 for Poppy Appeal

THE Second World War was brought to Teesdale as part of a commemorative event to mark VE day. An exhibition at St Mary’s Parish Hall, in Barnard Castle, included photos, displays about the home front, and replica models of Second World War ...

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