Coal mine mappers uncover WW1 trenches

A team of mappers looking for old coal mine entrances may have stumbled upon remains of practice trenches used by soldiers to prepare for battle in the First World War. The discovery was made after historians looked at photos and data captured from the air with laser technology by mapping company Bluesky. An expert at English Heritage […]

Lights Out – Power drop for WW1 memorial

Last night’s nationwide memorial for the centenary of the First World War which asked Brits to turn off their lights for an hour led to a notable drop in power demand. Called Lights Out, householders were asked to switch off and only burn a single candle in remembrance. Iconic buildings including Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace […]