Socially Distanced Remembrance Service at Sawley
Due to Covid - 19 restrictions a small, but socially distanced remembrance service was held at the Sawley War Memorial on Sunday8th November 2020. There was a small gathering of approximately 150 local residents at the service organised by Sawley Parish Council. An army veteran, along with local councillors and local organisations laid wreaths at the memorial. A fitting tribute to all local service personal who gave the ultimate sacrifice.
All attending residents were thanked for their support for the small service of remembrance by the chair of Sawley Parish Council.
Derbyshire County Councillor for Sawley, Cllr Kewal Singh Athwal said;
"It is our responsibility to remember our history whilst commemorating the sacrifice made by many of our forefathers for the freedom that we all enjoy today and it's important that our future generations carry on this act of remembrance every year"