Tag: War

“The ground was covered with dead in the morning” – Gallipoli Association holds Northern conference

“The ground was covered with dead in the morning” – Gallipoli Association holds Northern conference

“We had a good deal of shelling all day. The Border Regt in reserve. An attack began shortly after 10pm […]

Tributes paid to top footballers who faced of faced carnage of First World War

Tributes paid to top footballers who faced of faced carnage of First World War

STARK memories of the First World War were stirred by an event in Manchester to commemorate professional football players who […]

Manchester charity fighting to eradicate landmines in foreign countries

Manchester charity fighting to eradicate landmines in foreign countries

WORKING in countries all around the world, the Mines Advisory Group is trying to eradicate landmines in an attempt to […]

‘Non-lethal’ – foreign aid in Ukraine’s war effort

AFTER a pro-democracy revolution turned bloody, Ukraine was left in a deep political crisis that was exploited by separatist, pro-Russian […]

Strangers in their own homeland: the experience of Ukrainian displaced peoples

AFTER pro-Russian separatists gained control of key government buildings and infrastructure in the spring of 2014, an armed conflict erupted in […]

Europe’s ‘frozen conflict’ – the third year of war in Ukraine

SIMPLY PUT, the war in Ukraine is complicated. A war which started as an uprising in reaction to the pro-democratic Maidan […]

Special delivery: Ukraine’s front-line civilian volunteers

THE WAR in East Ukraine has been raging since mid-2014, where armed groups of separatists, supported by, and loyal to, Russia, […]

Volunteer work earns Ukrainian medal for Salford man

A “SHOCKED” SALFORD MAN has received an award from the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence for his volunteer work helping the country’s […]

Call for volunteers for Manchester’s Battle of the Somme commemoration performance

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to recruit 400 volunteers to participate in a dance performance commemorating the 100 year anniversary […]

Manchester charity rebuilds four universities in Gaza

MANCHESTER based humanitarian aid charity Human Appeal has rebuilt four universities in Gaza after raising £227,000 in donations. The charity, which […]