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Alice and the Bomb

Recollections of Mrs Alice Milnes …then Mrs Alice Badger, of Manor Farm, Upper Midhope as recorded by Cecil Hallas Manor Farm had experienced many unexpected happenings since its history began…

Langsett at War on the BBC

War on Langsett Moors : BBC

On the trail of Britain’s WWII ‘explosive’ beauty spots Our own Milo Milinkovic spoke to David McKenna from the BBC [Extract] “They’ve been there 70 years plus, so they’ve eroded…

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Langsett at War on Film

This lovely film link below from The Yorkshire Film Archives captures soldiers’ wartime training to become motorcycle riders, the film is set in and around the grounds of Wentworth Hall,…

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Churchill’s Langsett Letter

On the 16th of June 1943, Sir Winston Churchill issued a Top Secret letter from the War Cabinet to the Secretary of State for Air and the Minister of Home…


War & Peat

Image courtesy of Adrian Ashworth ©2013 The War & Peat Conference from the 4th to 6th September 2013 sees how the peatlands shaped conflicts and how conflicts shaped the heritage…


Heritage Lottery Fund

MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM CELEBRATES £7,400 HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND GRANT. The moors around Langsett and Midhope made a vital contribution to the Allies success in World War II. The range hosted…

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Langsett in Winter

A photographic tour of Langsett Reservoir in the Winter Months