The eleventh month of the war brought added hardships in the form of increases in prices of power and food. Money was short all round and was noticed by fund raisers trying to help groups like Belgian refugees.
At the Front, more and more casualties were suffering from the effect of gas and there was growing resentment among men who read in the newspapers that while they were risking their lives in the trenches, back home strikes were harming production, even of armaments. They were also angry that even though the war had stretched far beyond what anyone had envisaged, there were still young men at home who didn't bother to enlist.
But there were lighter moments - a number of 'khaki' weddings, cricket drawing big crowds, and schoolboys were excited that they were going to be allowed to help with the hay making.
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.