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Securing our future, with thanks to The Craven Trust

Craven Community Projects Group (CPPG) is delighted to announce that they have been awarded a grant from The Craven Trust.  This award will contribute towards the cost of hosting The Craven Trust supports community projects in the Craven area. This covers parts of North and West Yorkshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, which make up the northern part of […]

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A Grammar School at War by Steve Howarth

A Grammar School at War

A new book featuring Craven and the Great War has been written by Ermysted’s teacher Steven Howarth, it is entitled ‘A Grammar School at War – the Story of Ermysted’s Grammar School during the Great War’. The Grammar School was one of the major secondary schools of the Skipton and Craven district of Yorkshire at […]

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British Army Handbook 1914 – 1918 by Andrew Rawson

British Army Handbook 1914 – 1918

In 1914, the British Army fielded an Expeditionary Force of seven divisions totalling 150,000 men in support of France and Belgium. From these modest beginnings over seven million men eventually volunteered or were conscripted. Nearly a million of them came from the Empire and Dominions. British Army Handbook is a highly illustrated and comprehensive guide […]

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