Heroes Honoured For Armed Forces Day
VETERANS joined Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Halimah Khaled MBE to raise a specially commissioned Armed Forces Day Flag in Beeston today to mark a week of events being held across the country.
Councillor Khaled was joined by representatives from the Royal British Legion alongside The Rt. Hon. Anna Soubry MP, Forces in the Community, Freemen, Aldermen, Past Mayors, Councillors and members of the public to recognise the contributions of all those who serve or have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces.
A Freedom of Entry Parade will take place later in the week on Armed Forces Day on Saturday 24th June. As part of the parade, soldiers from 170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group will march through Stapleford Town Centre at 11.00am to exercise their freedom of entry to the Borough of Broxtowe. The local community is urged to line the streets to show their support.