Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

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The Mayor’s annual acknowledgement Holocaust Memorial Day (27/1) service will take place at the War Memorial on Monday 27 January 2020 at 10am, when a bugler will sound to mark the observance of one minute’s silence. The Mayor’s Chaplain will say a few words.

The Mayor, Cllr Diane Taylor, accompanied by Deputy Chief Executive, Ian Boll will lay a wreath at the War Memorial on behalf of the borough.

Any members of the public who wish to attend may do so. The service will finish at approximately 10.15am.

The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 is ‘Stand Together’, for all to stand together with others in our communities to stop division and the spread of identity-based hostility in our society.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and also marks the 25th anniversary of the Genocide in Bosnia.

For further information go to the website www.hmd.org.uk

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