The anniversary of the outbreak of war produced what were now familiar stories of men's courage, the privations they suffered in the trenches, their fascination with new surroundings, their wounding and death.
At home the arguments were now also familiar - the need for even more recruits and the traditional opposition to any suggestion of conscription, even in the face of the government launching a national register to identify who could be better used in the war effort.
Discussions continued over whether women were capable of filling the gaps in the labour market left by serving men. The Volunteer Force kept training in case they were needed as the last line of defence
And somehow ordinary life continued and the focus was turned on institutions like Thackley Open Air School.
The links below will take you week-by-week through some of the stories that appeared in the Shipley Times & Express exactly 100 years before. The headlines given only contain a few of the leading stories.
There are usually three pages, two of which will generally cover events and life in the Shipley district with the other one telling some of the stories of the men at the front.