Project ID716
DescriptionA 16-y-o from a local school has created a smartphone app as part of an SLP with Wessington U3A's war memorials group. The app complements the group's 'Wor Poppy Walk'
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
U3AWessington U3A
Organization/partnerBiddick Academy
Year started2017 ?
Source of referenceThird Age Matters 29, Winter 2017, p5
OutputThe app describes those listed on the memorials, along with photos and more than forty videos, mostly recorded at Beamish Museum. 
NotesThe annual walk round Washington recalls casualties of WW1 and is marked by 100 bronze poppies placed on houses and buildings from which someone went to war but did not return. The project is funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and Sunderland City Council.