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

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]

Thursday, July 31, 2014
10:50 AM

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

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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

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