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About the Journal


Onward- The Organ of the Band of Hope Union was published by the Lancashire and Cheshire Band of Hope Union, Temperance Society, with the first issue published in 1865.

The original issue has been digitised and made available by the University of Central Lancashire as an Open Access journal, in the spirit of the original publication established by William Hoyle.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.