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Remembrance Day service on Plymouth Hoe

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Pauline Murphy and her consort, Councillor Brian Vincent will be joined by the Deputy Lieutenant of Devon for this year’s Remembrance Service on Sunday 13 November. The Deputy Lord Mayor, Deputy Lord Mayor’s Consort, Council Leader and Council Chief Executive will also attend the service, which will remember all those who […]


Plymouth to commemorate Battle of the Somme centenary

Civic and military dignitaries, service personnel, veterans, school pupils and members of the public will gather on Plymouth Hoe early on Friday 1 July to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. A two-minute silence will take place at 7.30am – the time when, 100 years ago, 22 divisions of the British Army on […]


Remembrance Day Service on Plymouth Hoe

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Dr John Mahony will be joined by HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO and the Lord Lieutenant of Devon for this year’s Remembrance Service on Plymouth Hoe on Sunday 8 November. The Deputy Lord Mayor and Deputy Lady Mayoress, a representative of the Council Leader, the Shadow Leader and Council Chief […]


Plymouth prepares to celebrate VE Day 70

Plymouth will be joining towns and cities across the UK in lighting a beacon on Friday 8 May to celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE Day. More than 100 beacons will be lit at sundown, from coast to coast, as the nation remembers the end of the Second World War in Europe. Plymouth’s beacon will […]


Plymouth service will commemorate First World War

A commemoration service will take place on Plymouth Hoe on Monday 4 August to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War. Organised by Plymouth City Council the service will bring together communities and visitors from across the city to commemorate the lives of those who fought and died in the First […]