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Chairman of Worcestershire County Council leads remembrance service

Published: Monday, 11th November 2019 Laying wreaths at the memorial in County Hall

A service has taken place at County Hall to remember the end of the First World War.

The Chairman of the Council, Councillor Peter Tomlinson led a service and laid a wreath along with Judith Evans, a Representative of Retired Members’ Section, Unison.

The Chairman also read Laurence Binyon’s poem “For the Fallen” and was joined by Reverend Gary Molver, who read prayers and gave a blessing.  

The service was attended by staff from across County Hall, Councillors and visitors from Unison and several military charities.

Kate La Barre, Armed Forces Partnership Officer at Worcestershire County Council said, “It is fantastic to see that events have been held across the county this weekend to honour the fallen and those who continue to protect us. Today’s service at County Hall was well attended, with several members of our Armed Forces Partnership group also joining staff.”

Worcestershire County Council is part of the Worcestershire Armed Forces Covenant Partnership.

The Worcestershire Armed Forces Covenant Partnership is a group made up of charities and organisations that have contact with veterans in Worcestershire.

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