Whistle for the Somme on 1 July 2016

Published Monday, 27 June 2016

A number of War Memorials around the borough will be the poignant setting for a short service around 7.15am on 1 July to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.

Each service will begin with an explanation of the importance of 1 July 1916, leading up to the blowing of a whistle at 7.30am followed by one minutes silence and prayers. Read more...