Hyde War Memorial Trust Peace Day cancelled

CORONAVIRUS has forced Hyde War Memorial Trust to cancel its Peace Day service at the cenotaph on Werneth Low on Sunday, June 28.The Rev Jeremy Bentliff, vicar from St George’s Church, has agreed to record a service which will broadcast it on the trust’s Facebook page – 710 Men of Hyde and local Facebook groups. The service should be online for around 3pm on Sunday.

Country park warden David Cannon will lay wreaths on behalf of the Hyde War Memorial Trust and the Gee Cross and District Women’s Institute. Individual wreaths and poppies may be placed at the cenotaph.

The trust has had to postpone its annual meeting but hopes the remembrance service will be able to take place in November.

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