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100 years
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01
Apr

100 years of the RAF

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force (RAF) – the world’s first and most famous independent Air Force. On this day in 1918, the RAF was formed through the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS). The RAF took its place beside the British Navy...
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06
Feb

WeAreTheCity mark 100 years since women achieved the vote in the UK | #Vote100

2018 marks 100 years since women achieved the vote in the UK – and WeAreTheCity will be celebrating and marking the occasion throughout the year. In 1918, the UK government passed the Representation of the People Act which allowed women over the age of 30 who owned property to lawfully vote. This affected around 8.5...
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29
Jan

Mark the 100th year since the right to vote for women by joining Centenary Action Group’s Thunderclap

2018 marks 100 years since the first women (and only some of them) were legally allowed to vote in the UK. The year is full of opportunities to look back at how far the UK has come in women’s political participation – but with women making up barely a third of MPs, the answer is...
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