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Remembrances from Italy 1944 – Giovanni Fontebasso

Remembrances from Italy 1944 – Giovanni Fontebasso

Continued from our September issue 'Graffiti Hooligans' Unfortunately the first resistance to German occupation was not well organised: there were groups of men and youths often just 16-17 years of age, armed with guns, acting on their own initiative causing more harm than good. Also they harassed farmers for ...

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Have you ever thought of being a School Governor?

Have you ever thought of being a School Governor?

Loxwood Primary School is looking for enthusiastic individuals who are committed and willing to give up a little of their time to help with the ongoing running and development of their local school. It is a fulfilling and vital role. The school is based in the centre of Loxwood and currently has 177 children ...

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Graffiti Hooligans 1943 – Giovanni Fontebasso

Graffiti Hooligans 1943 – Giovanni Fontebasso

The young men, boys really, involved in this unpleasant act above were Ettore and myself, on the 25th of July the year Mussolini was deposed by the Italian King Vittorio Emmanuele the 3rd and general Badoglio was given the job to form another government. We used a lump of chalk from the local builders' yard and wrote ...

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Park Mead School – Celebrating 50 years

Park Mead School – Celebrating 50 years

During the week beginning 11th June, we are celebrating 50 years of education at Park Mead. The Infant school opened first with 36 children as the estate was being built and the older pupils transferred to the Junior school to form their first intake of 99 pupils. Over the years, many changes have taken place; ...

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