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Remembrance Day

The Council is following guidelines provided by the Royal British Legion in making arrangements for Remembrance Sunday.

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Christmas Lights Switch-on

In view of the restrictions on public gatherings, the Council is looking to organise some alternative arrangements to support the Christmas Lights Switch-on 2020.

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Care Workers & other Essential Workers

Along with the community, the Council places a high value on the efforts of our care workers & other essential workers, & particularly so through the current pandemic period. Recognition has been given through the display of banners of support in Flimby & Maryport, & the delivery of baskets of fruit for workers at care centres.

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Commemorations

Whilst public commemorations have not been able to be held this year, the Council has supported a number of events in 2020. Wreaths have been laid in recognition of VE75 Day & VJ75 Day at Flimby & Maryport War Memorials, flowers have been laid at the Aquilla memorial & the flag flown in recognition of VE75 Day, VJ75 Day, Armed Forces Day, Battle of Britain 80th anniversary & in commemoration of forces sweetheart Vera Lynne, following her passing.

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