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Joy of Cranleigh – The Vanished Buildings – March 2019

Joy of Cranleigh – The Vanished Buildings – March 2019

Forges and Smithies This picture of the forge on the Common probably shows Shadrach Trussler and his son Michael The number of people with the surname Smith shows how widespread their job was. The term ‘blacksmith’ came about because iron was the ‘black metal’. Smiths created agricultural tools, weapons, cooking ...

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Cranleigh’s School For Secret Agents

Cranleigh’s School For Secret Agents

Cranleigh Arts Centre is pleased to partner and host the Secret WW2 Learning Network, a registered educational charity promoting knowledge and understanding of clandestine warfare in the Second World War. The Network is presently researching the role of selecting and training secret agents played by ‘Winterfold’ ...

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New Barn School – Supporting the Foodbank

New Barn School – Supporting the Foodbank

New Barn School, in Broadbridge Heath, is a special needs school for around 25 students, all of them on the autistic spectrum. To help students be aware of the desperate situations other people find themselves in when money is scarce, the students were recently introduced to foodbank schemes in their PSHCE lessons. ...

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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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