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100 years on

Today  marked the end of the World War 1 on the 11th November 1918 at 11am. It also marked the end of many World War 1 projects that have been going on for the past 4 years to highlight the stories of World War 1 and make sure that it will never be forgotten.

All around the country communities have been coming together to remember this anniversary. Bridport has been a hive of activity since May with schools and other community groups producing poppies in various formats to decorate the town.

In West Bay the three silent soldiers and three sailors who sadly never returned home stand alongside a trench, their individual stories are told in the nearby visitors centre. 

Over the past few weeks I have been making trench cake to give out as free samples to our visitors. Although the ingredients were unusual, the overall impression has been good. Each time I made the cake using this recipe it made me think of all those wives and mothers who had previously made the cake for their loved ones. 

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