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Looking Back

Looking back at the Isle of Wight January 12, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018 — 13:00

100 years January 12, 1918 A VENTNOR resident received the Distinguished Conduct Medal, for his work during the war.

Looking back at the Isle of Wight January 5, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018 — 14:40

100 Years January 5, 1918 THE IW war agricultural executive committee urged Island farmers to follow emergency legislation to use part of their land for growing crops or face penalties.

Looking back at the Isle of Wight December 29, 2017

Friday, January 12, 2018 — 14:33

100 years ago December 29, 1917 The absence of a plum pudding, owing to a scarcity in fruit, did not ruin Christmas at the Island Workhouse, thanks to a donation from the workhouse guardians.

Looking back at the Isle of Wight December 22, 2017

Friday, January 12, 2018 — 14:19

The Bishop of Southampton launched an appeal for financial support from the Island for welfare work among female munition workers at Cowes and East Cowes.

Looking back at the Isle of Wight December 15, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017 — 13:30

100 years ago December 8, 1917 An appeal was issued to the women of the Island to help create a new ensign for the Royal Navy.

Looking back at the Isle of Wight December 1, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017 — 13:30

100 years ago December 1, 1917 A FOOD food economy campaign was launched in centres across the IW.

Looking back at the Isle of Wight November 24, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017 — 13:30

100 years ago November 24, 2017 THE Island coal crisis reached a happy settlement after protests about the high price of coal on the IW.

Looking back at the Isle of Wight November 17, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017 — 13:59

100 years ago November 17, 1917 A serious shortage of paper began to affect the printing of the County Press.

Looking Back at the Isle of Wight November 10, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017 — 13:30

100 years ago November 10 1917 A meeting was held to discuss the purchase of Sandown Pier.

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Looking back at the Isle of Wight November 3, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017 — 13:30

100 years ago November 6, 1917 AN ISLAND couple raised ‘an important war wedding question’ that made it all the way to the War Office.

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