Armistice

Armistice

VIDEO: Doncaster remembers the fallen

The people of Doncaster gathered at the Mansion House, town centre, this morning to pay their respects to the fallen.

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VIDEO: Doncaster war hero Ben Parkinson leads Remembrance

War hero Ben Parkinson used full size prosthetic legs for the first time this morning to lay a wreath at Doncaster’s Remembrance Service.

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The Sisters Lych-Gate war memorial in Creighton Woods, Swinton, has been damaged.

War memorial smashed by vandals

Mindless vandals have damaged a Dearne war memorial, just days before Remembrance Sunday.

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Soldiers parade past The Old Cinema House, Barkers Pool, Sheffield

Retro: Armistice Day tradition started to mark end of World War One

Today many people will stand in silence for two minutes to remember the sacrifice of troops in two world wars and other conflicts in a tradition that dates back to the end of World War One.

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Poppy collector Mark Ellwood, Sainsbury's Crystal Peaks store manager  John Smeaton and poppy collector Phillip Thickett

Sheffield supermarket celebrations 20th anniversary supporting poppy appeal

Poppy collectors are celebrating their 20th year supporting the Royal British Legion in a Sheffield supermarket.

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Chris Young and members of the rugby club at Mosborough Miners Welfare club are holding a 'lights-out' hour to mark the centenary anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Thousands to honour region’s WW1 heroes at centenary events

When Britain joined the conflict that went on to become known as the First World War, a century ago, it was impossible to imagine what the terrible human cost would be.

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