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Geoffrey Godden

My father, Geoffrey Godden

I was delighted to read Antony Edmonds’s tribute to my late father Geoffrey Godden, which appeared in the Herald and Gazette on June 23 – and struck by the mention of the fact that his death breaks a Godden family connection with Worthing going back over a century.

The Rivoli cinema is pictured in the background

The Town Hall – and the Rivoli

Most of those who look at this postcard will probably initially notice the attractive old cars – but the particular feature of interest is the building in the background on the right.

The exhibition at the Marlipins Museum runs until September 10

What were Shoreham’s ‘Mystery Towers’?

In early 1917, a detachment of Royal Engineers suddenly arrived at the army camp on Southwick Green.

Lillian Garland with the brass plate and paper knife made by her father while in the trenches during the Somme. Picture: Derek Martin

Heirlooms make hell of Somme trenches hard to forget

As family heirlooms go, Lillian Garland has a couple that are hard to beat.

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Poignant video tells the story of The Somme video

Young men from across all of Sussex fought and died 100 years ago today (July 1) as the Battle of the Somme began.

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