Evacuees wanted for wartime project

PEOPLE who were evacuated to the area during the war are being invited to contact a Pocklington school.

Year five pupils at Pocklington Juniors are set to study life during World War II and hope that those who were evacuated to the area can share their experiences.

Millions of youngsters were take out of towns and cities across Britain to keep them safe during bombing raids. Many spent months or years away from home.

A spokesperson for the school said: “They would like to speak with anyone who went through the evacuation programme, it would help them to understand how they lived and what they went through.”

A questionnaire has been made available at the School Lane school for anyone interested. Alternatively, contact the school on (01759) 302224.