Monthly Archives: April 2016

Walking the Zeppelin route

Today members of the History Group were delighted to join a group of schoolchildren on a commemorative Zeppelin walk. In cold and rainy conditions, teachers Helen Snelson, Sara Bowland and Ruth Lingard brought students from the Mount and Millthorpe Schools, to explore what happened on that tragic evening in May 1916. First we watched Councillor Julie […]

Robinsons: a warm welcome to our latest cafe

This week we welcome Robinsons, a new cafe just opened on Bishy Road, taking over the premises vacated by the popular Puddin’ and Pie. Robinsons has been founded by award-winning young chef Rebecca Toppin and her partner, Will Pearce (the name is from his family). They both have a wealth of experience in catering in […]

Zeppelin over York

Our next talk ZEPPELIN OVER YORK FRIDAY 6 MAY 2016 7:30 PM Clements Hall, Nunthorpe Rd, York This event is ticket only, as it is likely to be popular and we have a number of local schools with their displays. It includes eye-witness accounts of the devastating impact of the Zeppelin attack on our neighbourhood […]

Winning the Children

Clements Hall Local History Group is harnessing the interests of people living locally to take part in an exploration of the impact and legacy of WW1, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. One of the themes of this project is the influence of religion. When war was declared in August 1914 the British armed forces […]