Thousands remembered in Somme centenary

The centenary of the Battle of the Somme will be marked with events across our region today

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'Bold and complex' war memorial unveiled in Cranleigh

A unique new war memorial has been unveiled at Cranleigh School in Surrey.

The three-metre high statue, made of bronze and Bath stone, was made by sculptor and former pupil, Nicholas Dimbleby - brother to broadcasters David and Jonathan.

Entitled Leaving, the sculpture is surrounded by sweeping glass panels engraved with the names of former pupils who have died in battle during the school’s history.

Emma Wilkinson has been to have a look:

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