First and Second World War memories to be digitally archived

To mark the centenary of the First World War, and the 70th anniversary of VE Day, Cheltenham Borough Council is working with the University of Gloucestershire to record local history from within the community. Continue reading “First and Second World War memories to be digitally archived”

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The Christmas Truce

There has been a lot of media interest in the events which took place around Christmas 1914.  It had been anticipated that the war would be over by Christmas, and during this period there were various temporary truces in the trenches, where opposing sides were often just metres apart. Continue reading “The Christmas Truce”