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QUEEN MARY IN GLO'STER

... honour. As she proceeded to the assembly hall, Her Majesty was accompanied by Sir Frederick Cripps (County Controller for Civil Defence), and Miss Wade (Regional W.V.S. Administrator) MANY ACTIVITIES In the assembly hall tnere was staged displays of work ...

Published: Saturday 19 July 1941
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 648 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

GREAT SUCCESS OF WAR WEAPONS WEEK

... Bourton with £33,549, and Stow with £28,788/ The opening ceremonies included a parade of soldiers, airmen, and local Home Guard units, and daring displays of dive-bombing. The area embraces: —Bourton- Stow-on-the-Wold, Chipping Camden, Moreton-in- Marsh, and ...

Published: Saturday 10 May 1941
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 928 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

FINE WORK IN A.R.P. TEST

... which the College and the General Hospital were bombed and troops were dropped by parachute, brought the whole of the civil defence services of Cheltenham into play on Sunday morning. Praise of the way in which the various services had acquitted ...

Published: Saturday 26 July 1941
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 655 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

NEED FOR RELIGIOUS REVIVAL

... Mayoress (Mrs. T. X W. Waite), Mrs. D. L. Lipson, and Mrs. E. L. Ward were also in the congregation, while the Police and Civil Defence Units were well represented. The Town Clerk was unfortunately unable to attend as he was indisposed. NEED FOR RELIGION The ...

Published: Saturday 22 November 1941
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 732 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

WAR WORK CALL TO WOMEN

... the fighting forces,- the arms, equipment, and clothing for the fighting forces, and at the same time maintain the essential civil services and food for the people. We have no hidden resources in the way of subject on which to draw, and there is no reservoir ...

Published: Saturday 28 June 1941
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 973 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

EMPIRE IS EXAMPLE TO THE WORLD

... Mr. W. F. Smith and Miss G. M. Lucas, some of the children were picturesquely dressed to represent the units of the Empire and the fighting and civil defence services. . The ceremony concluded with boys and girls marching out and saiuting the colours, ...

Published: Saturday 31 May 1941
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1494 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

COTSWOLD COUNTRY'S HISTORY

... to the petty constable and tithing man, a number of courts, and a maze of jurisdictions. While the high sheriff headed the civil government, the military side was controlled by the lord lieutenant. He might at various times (and to use modern terms) be ...

Published: Saturday 09 August 1941
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1726 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

MEN AND WOMEN IN THIS WEEK'S NEWS

... number of men registering wah 227, and well over half lof these chose the Army. Actual I figures were: Army 142, R.A.F. 52, Civil Defence 22, and Navy 10. There was only one conscientious objector. The reason for the preponder-, ance in favour of the Army ...

Published: Saturday 28 June 1941
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1515 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

CHELTENHAM ASKED TO RAISE £700,000

... parade the town. It will be on the Athletic Ground on the first Sunday for community singing, to be led by the Cheltenham United Choral Society; and at the Mayor's Woolton lunch at the Town Hall on the Monday; and attractive event will be the concert ...

Published: Saturday 22 November 1941
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2601 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

MEN AND WOMEN IN THIS WEEK'S NEWS

... country in 1896, and married an English wife, after which he resided in Spain, where he traded in tea, until the outbreak of the civil war. While in Spain he was well known as an astronomer, and gave a number of talks over the radio from Barcelona on that subject ...

Published: Saturday 18 October 1941
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2453 | Page: 5 | Tags: none