Tag Archives: Second World War

Remembering the Second World War

A project to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War has been launched by Somerset County Council’s Heritage Service following a grant of £47,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The project, called ‘War Stories: Reflections on the End of the Second World War’, will focus on recording and sharing […]

Controlled explosion of Second World War device

Army bomb disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion of a Second World War device which was found buried in a garden in Frome earlier today. Globally-recognised contractor BACTEC started their search of a garden in Milk Street at 8am today and by 1pm they were able to confirm the presence of an explosive […]

WWII device found in garden

Military experts have been called in to arrange the safe disposal of a Second World War device found buried in a garden in Milk Street, Frome. Globally-recognised contractor BACTEC started their search at 8am today and by 1pm they were able to confirm the presence of a device believed to be a projectile. The military […]