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Highgate Stack Fire Burns Throughout Week-End

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 13 January 1940 Highgate Stack Fire Burns Throughout Week-End The smouldering stacks and damaged barn at the Highgate farm fire. A...

Mexboro’ and Dearne A.R.P. Workers Tackle “Paper” Incidents.

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 06 January 1940 “Leaflet" Raid With A Difference Mexboro' and Dearne A.R.P. Workers Tackle "Paper" Incidents. An A.R.P. control room...

Thurnscoe Man Ejected From Bus – ” Plenty Of Room For Me “

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 13 January 1940 " Plenty Of Room For Me " Thurnscoe Man Ejected From Bus "There is plenty of...

Nazi Air Force’s Busy Day – Planes Over British Coast

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 13 January 1940 Nazi Air Force's Busy Day             Planes Over British Coast Soon Driven Off : No Bombs Dropped Italian Volunteers...

Soldiers – Gundry Brothers – Proud Parents

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 06 January 1940 Proud Parents Three Goldthorpe brothers are doing their bit in the Forces, and their parents. Mr....

Editorial – The Storm Bursts

18 May 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 18 May 1940 The Storm Bursts Calamity mounts as victims of Nazi aggression multiply. Holland is the latest and...

Editorial – Our Refuge and Strength

25 May 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 25 May 1940 Our Refuge and Strength The King's call to prayer comes at a grave moment not only...

Editorial – Base Betrayal – Dunkirk – Invasion

1 June 1940
Mexborough and Swinton Times June 1, 1940 Base Betrayal So far the war has brought little but shocks and surprises. The latest and greatest is...

Editorial – Dunkirk Evacuation – De Novo

8 June 1940
Mexborough and Swinton Times, June 8, 1940 De Novo Our immense thankfulness for the substantial rescue of the British Expeditionary Force from Flanders mercifully clouded...

Editorial – Spirit of France is Unconquerable

15 June 1940
Mexborough and Swinton Times June 15, 1940 France's Agony The agony of the crucial battle continues. Hitler has made his supreme bid, and France has...