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£3,305raised of £5,000 target by 137 supporters

Weʼre raising £5,000 to help 'War Years Remembered' Museum recover from serious flooding on 28/07/2018 to their premises and collections.

Ballyclare, UK

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Davey McCallion, Curator of War Years Remembered writes:

I don’t want anyone to think we have been ignoring them it’s just been flat out and a very long day yesterday and even longer night this is literally the first I have sat down.

Heaters have been burning constant since yesterday items lifted displays cleared mopping brushing drying etc.

So I hope you understand as the charities and my first responsibility is the collection it’s preservation and protection.

It will be a few more days of tidying and having the heat and burners on full blast around the clock, our largest concern at present is the costs as we are not prepared for the recent spate of events.

I can only tell you how hard it is seeing the condition of the items the displays that has been such a joy and honour to complete showing how our families history and how they lived during the war years.

We do need your help and advice.

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  • War Years Remembered18 days ago
    War Years Remembered

    War Years Remembered

    18 days ago

    Thank you all who have helped so far we can do this please feel free to share by what ever means at your disposal twitter facebook email instagram snapchat messenger or any other social media Together we can do this we can reach the target Thank you in advance

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    War Years Remembered

    1 month ago

    Hello Sorry for the delay in thanking you all, due to commitments here & the collection coming first. I have only got the chance to physicaly go down the list of 117 supporters. Thank you so much for wanting to help save this unique collection by donating to preserve our veterans personal history. It has been a battle & in some ways it has affected me in more ways than i could of imagined, worrying about whats next, what is the priority etc etc. Your donations are helping but your kind words have given me hope & without hope we have nothing.

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Page last updated on: 9/16/2018 1:19 PM



  • Anonymous


    Sep 16, 2018


  • Eddie hopps

    Eddie hopps

    Sep 13, 2018

    Glad to help.


  • Steven Chambers

    Steven Chambers

    Sep 13, 2018

    Good luck - looking forward to visiting when you reopen


  • Norman McNarry

    Norman McNarry

    Sep 12, 2018

    Keep up the good work, old friend


  • Vera Hooks

    Vera Hooks

    Sep 12, 2018


  • David McClean

    David McClean

    Sep 10, 2018

    Thank you David for a fascinating day. Your enthusiasm is infectious, and I wish you all the best with your museum.


  • Kris


    Sep 10, 2018

    Keep up your great work Davey!


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War Years Remembered

War Years Remembered

Ballyclare, UK

We are small a small charity working in the community with the young & old both at its base and with its outreach program and provides a hands on approach to history. It also caters for all level of disabilities and has helped other less fortunate groups when none other would.

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