October 3, 2022

First with the Alderney News

UPDATED: Event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day likely to be postponed

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UPDATE – 23th January 2020: There is a strong possibility that this event could be affected by recent events in respect of the COVID situation as the CCA are currently advising cancellation of all events.

Holocaust Memorial Day will be marked in Alderney by a short service of remembrance at midday on Wednesday the 27th of January at the Hammond Memorial.

The service will be conducted by Reverend Jan Fowler and a wreath will be laid by the President.

All members of the community are invited to attend.

People also invited to light a candle in St Anne’s Church from 1pm
onwards and to light a candle at home at 8pm and put it in the window.

States’ President, William Tate said today:

“We all know only too well the extent of the suffering that took place on our Island and this will be an opportunity to show our solidarity with all those who will show their respect on this important day.”

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