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Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 13:53 by Ursula Southan
V.J.DAY commemorates the day that Japan surrendered to the allies in World War II. Some soldiers who were engaged in combat in the Far East, did not come home until 1947, and we should remember that some never came home at all.
Although we cannot publicly commemorate V.J.Day this year, perhaps we should pause and reflect on the sacrifices made by all those who served this country in any way in the Far East. More »
We particularly remember Walter Fergus Talbot on this day, a Syston man who fought and survived in Burma but sadly lost his life in an aircraft accident after being posted to India.
You can see details of all the Syston men and one woman who died while on active service in WW2 on the Parish Church and Town Council's websites.
Ringing & Crying out for Peace
Syston Parish Church Bell-ringing team are pleased to be taking part in a National Initiative on the 75th anniversary of V.J.Day at 11.10am, Saturday 15 August. The bell will be rung 75 times on this special anniversary.
Wreath Laying in Commemoration of V.J.Day
On 15 August, Chairman of Syston Town Council, Councillor Tom Barkley will lay two wreaths on behalf of Syston Town Council and MP Edward Argar, at the War Memorial in Central Park in remembrance of those who fought in the Far East during World War II. » Less
Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 09:42 by Ursula Southan
Leicestershire County Council have provided a number of funding streams to support our local community to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Syston Town Council agreed the recommendations attached at it's meeting on Tuesday 28 July 2020.
You are invited to submit your comments by no later than Friday 14 August at 5.00pm to:email@example.com
Please mark your subject header "Public Consultation Social Distancing".
Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 09:41 by Ursula Southan
Cllr Tom Barkley is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting:
Saturday, 1 August 2020 10 am – 11 am
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