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Armed Forces Week marked by flag raising ceremony in Plymouth

The flag will fly all week in celebration of military personnel, past and present The Armed Forces flag was raised outside the Guildhall today at a formal ceremony, marking the start of Armed Forces Week. The flag will fly in Plymouth all week in celebration of our military personnel, past and present.

plymouthherald.co.uk ,  4h 0
Armed Forces Week marked by flag raising ceremony in Plymouth

Armed Forces flag flying proudly in Plymouth

The Armed Forces flag was raised outside the Guildhall today at a formal ceremony, marking the start of Armed Forces Week. The flag will fly in Plymouth all week in celebration of our military personnel, past and present. The socially distanced ceremony was attended by a group of military and civic leaders, including the Lord Mayor of Plymouth and representatives from the Royal Navy, Army and RAF.

plymouth.gov.uk ,  1d 0
Armed Forces flag flying proudly in Plymouth

Lunch markets return to the Square Mile’s Guildhall Yard

Street food stalls are returning to the City of London as the historic Guildhall Yard once again hosts their popular lunch markets from 23 June (12pm - 2:30pm). Street food stalls are returning to the City of London as the historic Guildhall Yard lunch markets reopen from 23 June.

citymatters.london ,  12h 0
Lunch markets return to the Square Mile’s Guildhall Yard

Britain's oldest working theatre reopens to visitors

Britain's oldest working theatre has reopened its doors for the first time since the start of the pandemic. King's Lynn's St George's Guildhall welcomed back visitors once again on Monday, June 21 after closing in March 2020. Volunteers from Shakespeare’s Guildhall Trust are keen to draw people back to Britain’s oldest working theatre, which William Shakespeare himself is thought to have performed in.

edp24.co.uk ,  12h 3
Britain's oldest working theatre reopens to visitors

Visitors set to return to King's Lynn's St George's Guildhall theatre after 15 month closure

A historic Lynn theatre is set to re-open today. Volunteers from the Shakespeare’s Guildhall Trust are preparing to welcome visitors to the St George’s Guildhall again from this morning. The site has been closed since the start of the coronavirus crisis in March last year.

lynnnews.co.uk ,  18h 0
Visitors set to return to King's Lynn's St George's Guildhall theatre after 15 month closure

Bury Free Press Community Awards 2021: Awards a great opportunity to acknowledge businesses and individuals, says arc shopping centre manager

The 2021 Bury Free Press Community Awards are fast approaching, and the time to cast your votes is getting shorter. The awards, climaxing with a ceremony on September 16 at the historic Guildhall, in Bury, are a celebration of people who have contributed something positive to the town in the past year or so.

suffolknews.co.uk ,  21h 0
Bury Free Press Community Awards 2021: Awards a great opportunity to acknowledge businesses and individuals, says arc shopping centre manager

Exeter holds virtual Armed Forces Day

The Council will mark virtually again this year with messages released on social media. Exeter usually celebrates the week before the National , which unfortunately still falls in the period where large events are not able to take place. The decision was taken to revert to another virtual event this year, particularly as Government advice is to avoid large gatherings.

news.exeter.gov.uk ,  3d 1
Exeter holds virtual Armed Forces Day

Lockdown lifting photography competition for Stamford, Bourne, the Deepings and Grantham areas

People are invited to send their photos in to a new competition. The Arts team at South Kesteven District Council is looking for heart-warming images of what residents can welcome back into their lives thanks to the gradual easing of lockdown. A spokesman for the council said: “Whether it’s an image of grandma, the hairdresser or even a local dance class – the possibilities are endless.”

stamfordmercury.co.uk ,  4d 0
Lockdown lifting photography competition for Stamford, Bourne, the Deepings and Grantham areas

Get married at the historic Totnes Guildhall

Steeped in nearly 1000 years of history and located in the cobbled back streets of Totnes, the picturesque Guildhall is available for your exclusive use for weddings, civic ceremonies and drinks receptions, catering for up to 60 guests*. With the original priory building dating back to 1088 and the Guildhall built in 1553, this fascinating historic building has served the town as a gaol, school and court, and is still used as the Council Chambers today.

dartmouth-today.co.uk ,  5d 0
Get married at the historic Totnes Guildhall

Mayor in Devon gets sarky as plans for Barnstaple High Street 'put on hold'

Councillors urged not to 'laugh' as Mayor Alan Rennles reads out council's reason for delay A ‘strongly worded letter’ is being sent to Devon County Council to complain about the lack of resurfacing in Barnstaple Town Centre. Speaking to councillors at their meeting on Monday, June 7, Mayor Alan Rennles said: “As you remember we were told that the high street kerbs were being resurfaced and it would be done in three phases.

devonlive.com ,  5d 3
Mayor in Devon gets sarky as plans for Barnstaple High Street 'put on hold'

Heart-warming photographs wanted in new competition

The SKDC Arts team is looking for heart-warming images of what residents can welcome back into their lives thanks to the gradual easing of lockdown. Whether it’s an image of grandma, the hairdresser or even a local dance class – the possibilities are endless. A successful Lockdown Photo Competition last year illustrated how life changed due to the pandemic and the winners, along with shortlisted entries in this year’s competition, will form an exhibition at the Guildhall, Grantham.

granthamjournal.co.uk ,  5d 0
Heart-warming photographs wanted in new competition

Police 'taking action' on traveller camp at Hull's West Park

The group has said they intend to leave in the coming days Humberside Police has stepped up patrols in Hull's West Park as the council continues to work on taking "appropriate action" on an unauthorised traveller camp now there for three days. A Humberside Police spokesperson said officers were now regularly patrolling the park after travellers were first reported there at 12.45pm on Sunday, June 13.

hulldailymail.co.uk ,  6d 1
Police 'taking action' on traveller camp at Hull's West Park

G7 summit: Extinction Rebellion to hold vigil outside Salisbury Guildhall

Extinction Rebellion to hold vigil by Salisbury Guildhall EXTINCTION Rebellion is holding a vigil outside Salisbury Guildhall this weekend. It is to coincide with the G7 summit in Cornwall, where the world's richest nations are meeting to discuss the climate crisis. The theme of the vigil is "Drowning in Promises", and will be from 9am-12pm on Saturday (June 12).

salisburyjournal.co.uk ,  10d 1
G7 summit: Extinction Rebellion to hold vigil outside Salisbury Guildhall

Success! Lynn wins big with £25m boost

A host of ambitious projects to revitalise King’s Lynn and boost the economy can now go ahead thanks to £25m government funding. Lynn was named as one of the first 101 towns in England selected for the government’s £3.6 billion Towns Fund, aimed at creating jobs and driving economic growth, last year.

yourlocalpaper.co.uk ,  10d 2
Success! Lynn wins big with £25m boost

'It's a great honour' - Guildhall lit up to remember much-loved schoolboy

Brunner Guildhall lit up in orange for much-loved schoolboy 'Ginge' A MUCH-LOVED schoolboy who was always laughing and having fun is being remembered in Winsford. Cason Hallwood, who had a peanut allergy, died suddenly on Christmas Day from anaphylactic shock. A plaque with words lovingly chosen by his mum Louise has been placed beside a tree in Wharton Recreation Ground, where he played with friends minutes before taking ill.

winsfordguardian.co.uk ,  10d 0
'It's a great honour' - Guildhall lit up to remember much-loved schoolboy

Fishmongers’ Hall terrorist Usman Khan was lawfully killed, inquest jury finds

Usman Khan, a convicted terrorist, was lawfully killed on London Bridge by armed police after stabbing two people at a prisoner rehabilitation event while wearing a fake suicide belt, an inquest jury has concluded. The 28-year-old jihadi, originally from Stoke-on-Trent, was shot dead by armed officers outside Fishmongers’ Hall in November 2019.

theguardian.com ,  11d 7
Fishmongers’ Hall terrorist Usman Khan was lawfully killed, inquest jury finds

Explained - What's going on at the Guildhall, and why is the work taking place?

Andover Guildhall being cleaned and repaired by council If you’ve been in the High Street recently, it’s hard to miss the scaffolding around the Guildhall. Work is underway to clean and restore the building in the heart of Andover, which has been at the heart of the town since the nineteenth century.

andoveradvertiser.co.uk ,  12d 1
Explained - What's going on at the Guildhall, and why is the work taking place?

Council flying the Rainbow flag through June

Bath & North East Somerset Council is joining communities across the country in celebrating Pride month. During June the progress flag will be flown above the Guildhall, the libraries team will focus on reading with a pride theme and the equalities team are running a special design a LGBTQ+ logo competition.

mnrjournal.co.uk ,  12d 0
Council flying the Rainbow flag through June

Whistle and FLUTE! Keir Starmer is pictured aged 18 with his school orchestra... as biography reveals the strait-laced teenager swapped his love for football to study music and even wore a SUIT at weekends

Labour leader was a talented young musician who played the flute, piano, recorder and violin as a child Photograph shows him when he was a young scholar at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London Sir Keir can be seen holding his flute while dressed in a smart blazer, V-neck jumper and trousers aged 18

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Whistle and FLUTE! Keir Starmer is pictured aged 18 with his school orchestra... as biography reveals the strait-laced teenager swapped his love for football to study music and even wore a SUIT at weekends

Locals divided as popular Northampton pub looks to extend opening hours

The Sevens is the hugely popular pub just a stone's throw from Franklin's Gardens A popular pub in Northampton has divided the opinions of its neighbours as it applies for longer opening hours. The Sevens on Weedon Road, which is just a short walk from the Saints ground and is always packed on match days, is looking to extend opening hours from 11am-11pm to 10am-2am.

northantslive.news ,  14d 1
Locals divided as popular Northampton pub looks to extend opening hours