Events are taking place in Peterborough today to mark the centenary of one of its First World War heroines
Edith Cavell was a nurse who helped allied soldiers to escape from German occupied Brussels. She was executed in 1915 by firing squad.
She attended Laurel Court School in Peterborough Cathedral Precincts as a teenager. For the next three days events will be going on at the Cathedral and Museum in her honour, and there will be a service of thanksgiving this weekend
Exactly 100 years to the day since Edith Cavell's execution, on Monday 12th October at 7.00am, a two minute silence will be observed in the Cathedral.
A sculpture of the First World War nurse Edith Cavell has been unveiled in Belgium as part of events marking 100 years since her execution.
A 2 minute silence has been held at Peterborough Cathedral at 7am, the time First World War nurse Edith Cavell was executed 100 years ago
People from across the Anglia region are paying tribute to the life of one of the country’s greatest heroines.