Search

First World War centenary: Residents encouraged to turn off their lights to mark anniversary of Britain declaring war on Germany

10:50 31 July 2014

File photo dated 01/11/1915 of a British soldier paying his respects at the grave of a colleague near Cape Helles, where the Gallipoli landings took place. [Picture: PA]

File photo dated 01/11/1915 of a British soldier paying his respects at the grave of a colleague near Cape Helles, where the Gallipoli landings took place. [Picture: PA]

PA Wire/Press Association Images

Residents and organisations are encouraged to help mark the First World War centenary.

On Monday, the UK-wide Lights Out initiative will see people turn off their lights from 10-11pm to mark 100 years to the day Britain declared war on Germany.

Registration for buildings is now closed, but people can still take part.

Redbridge Council and Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure buildings participating are:

- Council offices at 17-23 and 22-26 Clements Road, Ilford

- Ley Street depot in Ley Street, Ilford

- Queen Victoria House, in Cranbrook Road, Barkingside

- Council offices at 852 Cranbrook Road, Barkingside

- Redbridge Cycling Centre, in Forest Road, Hainault

- Fairlop Outdoor Activity Centre, Forest Road, Barkingside

- Redbridge Town Hall, in High Road, Ilford

- Ashton Playing Fields, in Woodford Bridge

- Orchard Housing Offices, Broadmead Road, Woodford Green

- Allan Burgess Centre, in Grove Park, Wanstead

- Centre for Independent and Inclusive Living Redbridge, in South Park Drive, Ilford

- Community Care Advice Centre, Aldborough Road North, Newbury Park

- Elderberries Day Centre, Broadmead Road, Woodford Green

- Kielder Close Day Centre, in Kielder Close, Ilford

- Council offices, at 19 Mansfield Road, Ilford

- Mildmay Community Options Centre, in Albert Road, Ilford

- Woodbine Club, in Woodbine Place, Wanstead

- Link Place, in Bramston Close, Hainault

- Living Well Resource Centre, Chadwell Heath Lane, Chadwell Heath

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ilford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ilford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ilford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Ilford News Stories

Cllr Lloyd Duddridge, Redbridge Council chief executive Andy Donald, Cllr Jas Athwal, Cllr Hugh Cleaver and Cllr Paul Canal attended the local forum yesterday

The council was put under pressure yesterday afternoon as residents pushed for further enforcement against fly-tippers in the borough.

53 minutes ago
Roy Webb, Simon Pitts and captain Paul Evans hold the cheque at Woodford Golf Club on Monday.

A golf club raised more than £500 in honour of a former member who sadly died of cancer eight years ago.

Yesterday, 18:06
Have you seen Leah Pearson? Photo Essex Police.

A missing Chigwell teenager has been found safe and well by the authorities.

Yesterday, 16:40
The Leader of Redbridge council Jas Athwal with police officers celebrating the fact that there will be a number of new police recruits for the borough

Redbridge is set to benefit from an influx of new police officers thanks to the Metropolitan Police and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Are you in need of a new kitchen? Try our competition and you could win a brand new one!

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

MyOffers H&M Competition

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now