World War One

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, opens £27m Edge Hill University facility

Catalyst, the new £27m home for the library, careers and student services functions was officially opened last week by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.    Her Royal Highness toured the state-of-the-art building and met with students, staff and alumni as well as key people involved in the development and construction of Catalyst before officially …

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Gresham’s raises £8,000 for new WWI memorial to feature names of 15 students and staff discovered during four year centenary project

In 1918 Gresham’s headmaster George Howson announced that the newly built school Chapel would be furnished with a memorial to the students and staff who died fighting in WWI: a stained glass window designed by Reginald Otto Bell; and the names of the fallen carved and gilded into a six-panel …

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