Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Community Spirit Is High - but Tarnished by Silence ; TOURIST RATES Australia 1.70 Dollars Bangladesh 118.83 Taka Brazil 3.40 Reals Canada 1.70 Dollars China 8.94 Yuan Czech Republic 31.80 Korunas Denmark 8.91 Krone Egypt 10.32 Pounds Fair Fair Sun Cloudy Rain Sun Neal Keeling M.E.N. Chief Reporter

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Community Spirit Is High - but Tarnished by Silence ; TOURIST RATES Australia 1.70 Dollars Bangladesh 118.83 Taka Brazil 3.40 Reals Canada 1.70 Dollars China 8.94 Yuan Czech Republic 31.80 Korunas Denmark 8.91 Krone Egypt 10.32 Pounds Fair Fair Sun Cloudy Rain Sun Neal Keeling M.E.N. Chief Reporter

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ORDSALL estate in Salford paid a huge price for its sons taking up arms to defend this country.

tomorrow 24hrs to 6pm Abroad At Home C F noon WEATHER Before the carnage of the First World War had ended, the Regent Park Memorial was erected. It bears the name of 46 men who died and hundreds of others who served.

Algiers Amsterdam Athens Auckland Bahrain Barbados Barcelona Basrah Beijing Benidorm Berlin Bermuda Budapest Cairo Cape Town Copenhagen Corfu Costa Brava Dubai Dubrovnik Faro Gibraltar Helsinki Hong Kong Ibiza Istanbul Jerusalem Jo'burg Kuwait London Los Angeles Luxor Aberdeen 17 63 Cloudy Aviemore 18 64 Cloudy Belfast 18 64 Showers Birmingham 22 72 Thunder Blackpool 20 68 Rain Bournemouth 22 72 Thunder Bridlington 18 64 Cloudy Bristol 20 68 Cloudy Cardiff 21 70 Showers Dover 22 72 Fair Durham 18 64 Cloudy Edinburgh 17 63 Cloudy Glasgow 19 66 Cloudy Holyhead 19 66 Rain Isle of Man 18 64 Showers Jersey 22 72 Fair Leeds 18 64 Cloudy Leicester 22 72 Showers Lerwick 14 57 Cloudy Liverpool 14 57 Cloudy London 24 75 Thunder Norwich 24 75 Fair Nottingham 21 70 Showers Oxford 23 73 Thunder Peterborough 22 72 Showers Plymouth 20 68 Fair Rhyl 19 66 Rain Sheffield 18 64 Cloudy Southampton 22 72 Fair Swansea 20 68 Showers York 20 68 Cloudy When it was unveiled on June 30 1918 - five months before the end of the war - the local MP Montague Barlow, said he felt certain the memorial 'would be guarded and tended in the future in the same spirit it had been erected - in the spirit of love for the dear ones who have gone.' .

His optimism was sadly C F Tomorrow 24hrs to 6pm misplaced. In the 1970s the memorial was vandalised and in the 1980s was moved to the car park of the Royal British Legion for safe keeping, where it has remained until this week.

C F But the spirit on the estate which Barlow had faith in has been rekindled.

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