Saturday 24 June 2017

Armed Forces Day

Rawtenstall — 20 June 2016

Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Ceremony

9:50 am to 10:30 am
Saint Marys Way,

An official flag raising ceremony organised by Rossendale Borough Council in support of the ‘Fly the Flag’ campaign, will be held in St Mary’s Gardens, Rawtenstall at 10.00 am.

The Armed Forces Day Flag will be raised by the Mayor of Rossendale (Cllr Granville Morris), accompanied by Sir David Trippier, Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire. A short service will be led by Reverend Chris Casey.

Refreshments will be served in St Mary’s Church following the ceremony.

The event will be attended by Council Officials, Honorary Aldermen, Veterans and is open to anyone who wishes to attend. Please come along and show your support.

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