Flags fly for the Armed Forces

Dale Lambert, 8, getting into the spirit of things at last year's Morecambe Armed Forces Weekend.
Dale Lambert, 8, getting into the spirit of things at last year's Morecambe Armed Forces Weekend.
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Flags will fly from Morecambe and Lancaster town halls throughout a week of celebration for our Armed Forces.

Armed Forces Day flags will be hoisted on Monday, June 24 at 10.30am and all members of the Forces are invited to attend.

After the flags are hoisted, all those attending are welcome to stay for refreshments at the two locations.

Lancaster Town Hall - Please gather in Dalton Square Gardens from 10.15am.

Morecambe Town Hall - Please gather in gardens at the front of the town hall at 10.15am.

The flags will remain flying until Monday, July 1. Armed Forces Day is Saturday, June 29 and a weekend of activities is planned in the district.

Coun June Ashworth, mayor of Lancaster, said: “I am delighted to be able to be part of this special day and would love to see all members of the Armed Forces family joining us to watch these special flags being hoisted on our town halls.

“We will fly these flags with pride and will take the time on 24 June to be grateful for everyone who has, is and will serve in our armed forces.”

Further information about Armed Forces Day 2013 can be found on the dedicated website HERE