Archive by category Armed Forces

Remembrance events in Nottingham mark the Armistice centenary

Remembrance events in Nottingham mark the Armistice centenary

A number of events took place in Nottingham to mark the centenary of the First World War Armistice and remember those who lost their lives in past conflicts. Yesterday (Sunday), Victoria Embankment was again the city’s focal point for commemoration. The traditional two-minute silence and wreath-laying included a larger and enhanced viewing area this year […]

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Armed Forces Day continues our year of celebrating our serving personnel

Armed Forces Day continues our year of celebrating our serving personnel

Events across Nottingham are taking place to mark Armed Forces Day this Saturday. Nottingham Castle will mark the event with the last chance to see the Mercian Regiment museum before the gates close ahead of its £30m transformation, with free entry until Sunday. To thank our armed forces there will be an official banner displayed […]

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2018, a year of celebrations and commemorations for our Armed Forces

2018, a year of celebrations and commemorations for our Armed Forces

People across the city are being encouraged to help mark Armed Forces Day and the end of the First World War centenary. Different events are being held across the city to mark and celebrate the armed forces in 2018, up-coming events include: HMS Sherwood Freedom of the City Parade – Saturday 2 June One of the largest military […]

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Thieves steal lead from Victoria Embankment war memorial

Thieves steal lead from Victoria Embankment war memorial

Callous thieves have targeted Nottingham’s Grade II Listed War Memorial Archway at Victoria Embankment. The thieves stole lead protecting both wings of the memorial, causing damage to the stonework. They also stole bollards and broke windows on the undercroft. The council has reported the crime to the police. It’s thought the thieves struck at some point […]

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