Open now proceeds are going towards the memorial. All the silver will be subject to a sealed bid auction with a minimum price according to its value by silver weight. Non silver ’valuable’ property by sealed bid also remaining property sold at a fixed price on a ‘first come first served’ basis. All details of […]
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Come and join the HALIFAX FLOWER CLUB who presents it’s Christmas Show House Event “A Christmas Cracker” at Lee House, Lee Lane, Shibden, Halifax HX3 6UJ on Thursday 6th December 2018 10am – 8pm. Tickets £8 (to include tea, coffee and mince pies) available on the door or from Alison 01924 493351. All the arrangements […]
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Now Andrew Sinclair is into the 2nd Soldier – the 2nd of 3 figures as part of this composition. It has been remarkable watching this process and seeing the design unfold and enormous amount of work that is going in to this incredible statue. Just have a look at this next video…..
Great granddaughter Dawn Bray was interviewed… Four granddaughters and the great grand daughter of Corp William Gartside are proud to share their story. The family of Corporal William Gartside hope to be making an emotional trip to West Yorkshire from Australia when the statue commemorating the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment is unveiled next year. “As an Australian, […]
At the behest of their Head Keeper Adam Brown that eclectic band of itinerant sporting men united only by a cap badge and a cap, the Hindoostan Shooting Club, staged a clay shooting day on Friday 6 July at the Bisley shooting ground with the aim of raising money for the Dukes Memorial appeal. For […]
In the first of a series of articles by the Halifax Courier marking the unveiling of a new memorial to the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment in Halifax town centre next May, Tom Scargill speaks to Brigadier Michael Bray about the upcoming statue and its importance to the Dukes. The monument is being produced by world-class […]
A man whose father ran away from home to join the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment has completed an emotional journey to retrace his footsteps. Jack Donkersley left his home in Oldham to join the Dukes in 1934, and his son Brian has run that same 19-mile journey as a tribute to his dad and to […]
How lovely to see one of the auction prizes from the rugby event held in March in aid of the Appeal being taken up. This was a unique opportunity to charter the prestigious National Champion Beneteau First 40 SFIDA, for an outing on the Solent and then enjoy lunch on the lawn at the Royal Yacht […]