St Mary's Centre
By Haddenham Webteam - 12th November 2017 6:45pm
The Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, took place in Belgium. It finished on 10th November 1917.
It had lasted for 102 days and cost about 580,000 killed or wounded, of whom about 275,000 were British.
A Remembrance Day service was held at St Mary's Church on Sunday 12th November, and this was followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial at Church End.
"When you go home tell them of us and say for your tomorrow we gave our today"
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Kia's dog walking fundraiser for Restless DevelopmentDo you have a four-legged friend? Don't fancy walking them in the cold, gloomy Winter mornings? Are you passionate about giving back? Then look no further...What is 'Restless Development'?Restless Development is a youth-led charity that works in Africa, Asia, UK and USA supporting and educating young people in areas...
AssaultPolice are appealing for any witnesses or information in relation to an assault that took place on Sunday 14th January 2018 on SHEERSTOCK, at approximately 17:30hrs.At that approximate time a resident of Sheerstock left his address and was confronted by 3 persons who had their faces covered. The victim was assaulted by them, leaving him with minor injuries that needed hospital...
Thame Choral Society and director, Helen Swift, invite all singers to an open, all-day workshop to explore the choruses in Mendelssohn's late oratorio Elijah on Saturday, 10th February at the Methodist Church in Haddenham. The workshop runs from 10.00am until 4.00pm and costs £15 per person. Scores (Novello) will be available for hire on the day and light refreshments will be...