Peterborough to mark Armed Forces Day in the city centre

A special flag was raised in Bridge Street to mark Armed Forces Day.

Friday, 28th June 2019, 4:19 pm
Monday's armed services flag flying at Peterborough Town Hall. Veterans with Lt Col Andrew Gifford and Cpt Chris Hughes MBE from 158 Regiment RLC. EMN-190624-222014009

Mayor of Peterborough Cllr Gul Nawaz raised the flag on Monday at a service by the city’s war memorial.

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Cllr Nawaz said: “Our Armed Forces perform a vital job worldwide, and not just in conflict. Many forces personnel are involved in peacekeeping, humanitarian relief, search and rescue and much more.”

On Saturday there will be a series of events as part of the celebrations, with festivities starting at 10am in the city centre.