Armed Forces honoured in Bolton

26 Jun 2020 01:39
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Bolton is honouring the nation’s Armed Forces again this year despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Bolton Town hall will be lit red, white and blue all week from today. The Armed Forces flag will also be flown from the building.

The council is asking local people to salute the Armed Forces (#saluteourforces) and send in any photographs or videos to the mayor’s office at mayorsoffice@bolton.gov.uk

These will be used on social media and for the council’s archives

Bolton History Centre at Bolton Libraries is also gathering information about military life to add to its virtual war memorial which will eventually be available on the internet.

Covering all conflicts, it will include any military personnel who were born, lived or enlisted in Bolton.

Email the information to archives@bolton.gov.uk  and they will contact you.

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