Remembrance Day

The information below is from page 8 of the October/November issue of the Village Pump. This page will be updated with more infomation over the coming week.

We find ourselves in very uncertain and changing times. It seems very unlikely our Remembrance Service at St Faith’s Church can go ahead in the familiar format, it would not be possible to socially distance with the number of people normally present. Exact details will be circulated nearer the time but most importantly please do not expect to congregate on Sunday 8th November at the memorial.

In 2020 we pay tribute to the men and women of the Second World War generation, and to those of today’s, who have served and sacrificed to defend our nation. We remember the collaboration of the Commonwealth and Allied nations who stood shoulder to shoulder then to secure our freedom and the communities coming together today to protect us all.

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Royal British Legion are working hard with partners, volunteers, and suppliers to ensure that the nation can come together to show its support during this year’s Poppy Appeal. This year will be different to other years and Royal British Legion are calling on the public to take part and wear their poppies with pride to make sure the Appeal is as successful as always.

Update 17th October

On 15th October, the government issued updated guidance on “Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)” adding “The visitor economy – Added guidance for event organisers and local authorities on outdoor events (Annex A – Outdoor events)”. This can be read at: www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19/the-visitor-economy  The parish council is working with others through the detail of this and producing appropriate risk assessments.