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Courtesy of Cambridgeshire Collection

Gwydir Street VE Day party

Celebrating the end of World War II

This is the scene in May 1945 when the residents of Gwydir Street celebrated the end of the war.

You can find out more about Gwydir Street here.


Gwydir Street residents organise a very successful summer street party.  For more information, find their Facebook page here.


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