The names of The Fallen of The Great War from the villages and towns around Eastbourne are recalled here as an act of remembrance. Names have been taken from www.roll-of-honour.com - an exemplary resource for anyone interested in discovering more about the impact the First World War had on our communities 100 years ago. It contains much more information than are on these pages. Many of the names have been sourced from “Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1918” a list created by HMSO in 1921 and is the official list of war dead. George ACRES. No further information Joseph ACRES. No further informationRobert (Howard) AHERNE. Private, The Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars attached to the Worcestershire Yeomanry. Cavalry units, Palestine. Died in military hospital in Alexandria 1st December 1917.William C AKEHURST. Lance Corporal, 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 16 September 1916. Aged 23.Frederick ALDERTON. Private, 3rd Battalion, Canadian Pioneers. Killed in … [Read more...] about Roll of Honour of those killed in the First World War from towns and villages around Eastbourne, East Sussex
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THUNDER storms and lighting are often key features of the British summer, especially after heatwaves like we have been experiencing this May. It is an often-said phrase, but what are the actual chances of being struck by lightning and how can you avoid it? Here's the lowdown... What causes lightning and how likely am I to be struck? A lightning strike is when an electric discharge from the atmosphere is sent down into an earth-bound object. Most lightning strikes do not touch humans and the odds of being struck by lightning are very low. In fact the chances of being struck by lightning are 300,000 to one and it is estimated that around 24,000 people are killed each year worldwide as a result of lightning. In the UK, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) says that on average three people are killed each year by lightning - making the odds 66 times shorter than the global average. What happens if I am struck by lightning during a thunderstorm? Although lightning … [Read more...] about What causes lightning, what are the chances of being struck and what happens if you’re hit during a thunder storm?
PUBLISHED: 11:39 25 April 2018 | UPDATED: 11:39 25 April 2018 Bickell, Dave New Pennies finished top of the Weston & District Ladies Skittles League by just six points. Weston & District Skittles League Division 1: Flintstones 456 (N Robins 45) 3, Beer Masters 462 (F Ruby 48) 13; Nomads 557 (J Bastin 60) 14, Dropouts 501 (N Moore 54) 2; Klinkerbelles 533 (A Priddle, S Wilson, M Thompson 49) 12, Worle Club 531 (D Spearing 58) 4; Homefield Rangers 457 (H Mabbett 49) 0, Crown Inn 511 (R Heard 54) 16; Ginger Mingers 437 (M Brazier 48 12;Young Lions 418 (R Gould 41) 4; Regent Sports 507 (C Richards 47) 0, Unionist A 533 (D Blackhurst 54) 16; Lord Nelson A 471 (J Soper, I Norton 45) 2, Rascals 502 (P Stewart 53) 14. Division 2: Bittermen 526 (J Palmer 52) 12, W; Anchors Away 510 (F Thompson 56) 4; Stragglers 485 (A Evans 47) 14, Dab Hands 446 (D Harman, S Wilcox 44) 2; Crusaders 482 (D Hill 47) 14, Anchors 460 (M Harris 47) 2; Admirals 512 (T Jarvis 63) 3, Coach House A 519 (N … [Read more...] about Latest scores and tables from the alleys
Undoubtedly a highlight on many a music fan's calendar, Record Store Day sees more than 200 independent record shops across the UK come together for one day each year to celebrate their unique culture. Taking place on Saturday 21 April, the day will see a host of exclusive vinyl releases, one-off records and sought-after limited rarities be made available in stores.Among this year's offering are four previously unreleased David Bowie records, Prince's '1999' on vinyl for the first time since 1983, Madonna's first remix album 'You Can Dance', Bobby Gentry Live at the BBC, released for the first time ever, and a string of exclusives from Bruce Springsteen, Abba, Bob Dylan, Elton John, The Cure, Rage Against The Machine and Elvis Presley, among others.Where to celebrate in LeedsJumbo Records in the Merrion Centre will be celebrating with a presentation of live music throughout the day, with performances from X Ray Cat Trio and Serious Sam Barrett in store, and sets from Waiting For … [Read more...] about Record Store Day: where to celebrate and pick up exclusive vinyl releases in Leeds
PUBLISHED: 10:04 18 April 2018 | UPDATED: 10:04 18 April 2018 Bickell, Dave Latest results, scores and league tables from the local skittle alleys. Weston Central Skittles League Division 1: Breakaways 499 (M Leahy 50) 14, Renegades 418 (P Rollason 44) 0; Century A 457 (P Griffiths 50) 4, Century B 505 (D Walker 52); Alleycats 520 (D Bastin 57) 10, Reptiles 500 (A Milsom 56) 4; Choppers 504 (G Williams 51) 2, St Johns B 567 (N Wilcox 57) 12; Walnut B 526 (A Hawkins 59) 2, Wurzels 561 (R Day 68) 12; Wookurs 435 (D Pople 52) 4, Rollers 511 (D Spearing 58) 10. Division 2: Poachers 539 (D Parker 62) 4, Belvedere 562 (D Havinden 56) 10; Sweeney 460 (M Corbishley 44) 0, Nalgo 507 (P Aldus 49) 14; Lions 481 (G Disney 47) 10, Nutters 477 (M Toffin 50) 4; Depoteers 475 (M Warren 43) 6, Gatecrashers 488 (B Parker 54) 8; Persuaders 498 (A Archer 49) 12, Box Tops 471 (P Zoller 51) 2; Consti Probables 442 (C Coyle 49) 12, Hornets 415 (P Mager 43) 2. Division 3: Falcons 461 (I Lucas 51) 0, … [Read more...] about Latest results, scores and league tables