Exploring Geordies at War; Project Looks at Military History
Byline: Tony Henderson
SIXTY young people are to explore the impact of war over the centuries on the North East and its communities.
Newcastle-based Lookwide, the development arm of the Northumberland County Scout Council, has received pounds 37,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to support the Geordie at War project.
It will examine the military history of the North East and how conflicts have left their mark on the society and culture of the region.
Volunteers, mainly from Northumberland and Newcastle, will take part in the 18-month venture.
David McKenzie, chief executive Northumberland County Scouts - Lookwide UK, said that …
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Publication information: Article title: Exploring Geordies at War; Project Looks at Military History. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Journal (Newcastle, England). Publication date: October 14, 2011. Page number: 18. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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