Lights go out and candles lit - Your photos from last night

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(Last Updated On: August 6, 2014)

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Lights went out across Britain yesterday with candles lit between 10pm and 11pm to mark 100 years since the start of WW1

Parts of Torbay were almost in complete darkness except for the glow of street lamps.

The view across Torquay

The view across Torquay

Many people attended events including one held at Paignton Pier by the Paignton branch of the British Legion.

Candle lit vigil, Paignton Pier

Candle lit vigil, Paignton Pier

“The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.”
Sir Edward Grey August 1914

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