Special banners to go on show

Amble Mayor Craig Weir presenting the Hauxley banner to Rita Callender, chairman of Hauxley Parish Council.
Amble Mayor Craig Weir presenting the Hauxley banner to Rita Callender, chairman of Hauxley Parish Council.

As part of Amble Town Council’s First World War commemorations, James Calvert Spence College produced banners illustrating those names on the memorials in Amble. Warkworth, Hauxley and Acklington.

These were displayed in the parish hall at last year’s commemoration event and have now been given to the parishes for public display. Pictured is Amble Mayor Craig Weir presenting the Hauxley banner to Rita Callender, chairman of Hauxley Parish Council.

l A service of remembrance and wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of VJ Day will be held on Saturday at Amble War Memorial in the Town Square at 11am.