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Christmas Truce football match - reality or myth?

We looked at Aldershot News reports from Christmas 1914 for evidence of whether the game between soldiers in No Man's Land really happened

Steph Twell and Lily Partridge are AFD gold-en girls

Steph Twell, left, and Llily Partridge helped the Great Britain senior womens' team to gold at the European Championships in Bulgaria
AFD pair Steph Twell and Lily Partridge helped Great Britain's senior women to the gold medal in the European Cross Country Championships - but there was disappointment for a "tired" Emelia Gorecka

James Wade on the oche, in the zone and in love!

Darts ace James Wade has found happiness with former walk-on girl Sammi Marsh
James Wade is back and ready for a tilt at the PDC World Championships - and it's largely down to fiancee Sammi Marsh

Support for military heroes to be given parade for Afghanistan service

Rushmoor Borough Council leader Peter Moyle said he was all for a parade in the town to mark the "sacrifices made in Afghanistan"

Christmas 2014: Santa fun run raises money for hospice

Hundreds of people dressed up to take part in Santa fun runs in Aldershot and Hindhead to raise money for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice
The British Army ran out 1-0 winners

British Army win Game of Truce against German Bundeshwehr

A goal in the first three minutes was enough for the British Army to win the match which commemorated the First World War Christmas Truce of 1914

Aldershot Town 'didn't deserve' 4-1 scoreline at Rochdale

A disappointed Joe Oastler
Manager Andy Scott commended players for "working their socks off" in FA Cup second round replay defeat

Aldershot Town lose 4-1 at Rochdale in FA Cup second round replay

"Good fighting spirit" from Shots sadly not enough as three goals in last 15 minutes from League One side condemned them to defeat

When will my bins be collected over Christmas and New Year?

Christmas and New Year is known for presents, festive cheer... and bin collection mayhem

Support for military heroes to be given parade for Afghanistan service

Rushmoor Borough Council leader Peter Moyle said he was all for a parade in the town to mark the "sacrifices made in Afghanistan"

Business-as-usual in Aldershot despite major new year water works

A 350m long water main in Aldershot will be replaced by South East Water, with the four-month project due to begin on January 5

Aldershot in Pictures

Christmas 2014: Santa fun run raises money for hospice

Hundreds of people dressed up to take part in Santa fun runs in Aldershot and Hindhead to raise money for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

KFC's 'kitchen as heart of home' revamp in Guildford & Aldershot

Refurbishment of two KFC stores in the region set to be part of nationwide rollout for new restaurant design in 2015

About Aldershot

Known as the home of the British Army, Aldershot has the West End Centre and Princes Hall arts and entertainment venues, as well as a strongly-supported football club, Aldershot Town. The Westgate retail and leisure development was completed in 2012, with thousands of new homes planned under Project Wellesley and My North Town Renewal Project.

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Christmas 2014: Santa fun run raises money for hospice

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Brave runners endure the GRIM experience in Aldershot

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