Public invited to join County Hall commemoration

An invite has been extended to members of the public to join staff, councillors and ex-servicemen for a Remembrance Service at Morpeth’s County Hall.

War veterans and representatives of the RAF, Royal British Legion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and RAF Boulmer will join together to help commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of 
civilians in times of war 
on Tuesday, November 11, at 11am.

To mark the end of the First World War at the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918, a two minute silence will be held.

Accompanied by a Northumbrian piper, wreaths of poppies will be laid at the war memorial by Northumberland County Council civic head and by the Deputy Lieutenant of Northumberland, among others.

Anyone wishing to attend the ceremony is asked to assemble at the war memorial by the Viking statue at the entrance to County Hall in Loansdean at 10.45am.

Anyone who wants to lay a wreath should arrive at County Hall reception by 10am for a short briefing.