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Lights Out

Hundreds gathered as the Borough and Nation commemorates the declaration of War.

Published on Wednesday 6 August 2014 at 1:44 pm

A hundred years ago this week Sir Edward Grey, British Foreign Secretary in 1914, returned to his chambers in the Foreign Office and lamented “The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our life”.

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‘Lights Out’ events in Blackburn with Darwen commemorate First World War

Published on Monday 14 July 2014 at 1:45 pm

Blackburn with Darwen will take part in the national ‘Lights Out’ event, where lights across Britain will be turned out, to mark the centenary of Great Britain entering the First World War.

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