Archive by category Armed Forces

City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

Revised plans to mark this year’s Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 8 November) in line with the new national lockdown restrictions have been announced. The traditional wreath laying and two-minute silence at Victoria Embankment will not proceed this year due to the potential numbers attending  – usually several thousand people – and the need to avoid large […]

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HRH the Duke of Kent to unveil Great War Memorial

HRH the Duke of Kent to unveil Great War Memorial

HRH Duke of Kent will officially unveil the Great War Memorial to Nottinghamshire’s fallen on 28h June 2019. The memorial on the Victoria Embankment will feature the names of all 13,482 from Nottinghamshire who lost their lives in the 1914 – 18 War, as well as civilian casualties, including nurses, two people killed in a […]

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Bulwell Forest Recreation Ground Awarded Centenary Field Status

Bulwell Forest Recreation Ground Awarded Centenary Field Status

Bulwell Forest Recreation Ground is to be designated a Centenary Field commemorating those lost in World War One. The new status is to be marked by planting three native Oak trees on the site. Local ward councillors Cllr Eunice Campbell-Clark, Cllr Cheryl Barnard and Cllr Nick McDonald, along with representatives from The Royal British Legion […]

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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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