We've been taking a look at some of the interesting posts we have written over the years about local women and women's organisations, here are 7 our favourite posts to celebrate International Women's Day
Lumberjills – Women’s Timber Corps in World War II 1942-1946
Reading the first few pages of book Lumberjills – Britain’s Forgotten Army by Joanna Foat I experienced a feeling of déjà vu. Some of her first statements were: - “In the 1940’s people did not believe women could work in forestry” …. or be strong enough to fell trees. “They were laughed at, they were …
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