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Story of Hartingtons Great War solider set to be launched at village’s Remembrance Service

By at November 4, 2015 | 6:59 pm | 0 Comment

  A book containing the letters and diary of a Hartington man who fought in the Great War is set to be launched at the village’s Remembrance Service. George Frederick Birch (known as Fred) was awarded the Military Medal for bravery during the First World War and the book tells his tales of life in Brompton Barracks in Kent and the Somme

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Hartington Wells celebrate World War Land Girls

By at September 11, 2015 | 1:05 pm | 0 Comment

Preparations are well underway for one of the last well dressing festivals in Derbyshire this year. A visitor from New Zealand is amongst volunteers in Hartington preparing for the village’s annual well dressing festival. Pat Ellis (née Rowarth) who grew up in the village and is visiting from Auckland, is working alongside other volunteers, students and staff at

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Poppy seeds now available for collection/purchase.

By at April 24, 2014 | 8:50 am | 0 Comment

The village poppy seeds have now been purchased with donations from local businesses. All donating businesses should now have received their poppies however if not, they are available to collect from Sue at the post office. People can also buy the seeds from the post office which will save a trip to B&Q! The funds raised by the campaign will go towards the £1.6

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