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Battle's Over Beacons of Light

Published: 07/11/2018

Bagillt Dragon 371_1.jpgFlintshire joins a nationwide Day of Commemorative Events marking the Centenary of the end of the First World War and paying tribute to the millions killed or wounded in battle, and those on the home front who struggled amidst pain and loss to help ensure freedom survived.

Over 1000 Beacons of Light will be lit throughout the nation symbolising an end to the darkness of war and a return to the light of peace.  Flintshire’s beacons will join Beacons of Light on this special evening marking the end of 4 years of war.  

Flintshire Countryside Services, in partnership with other organisations, extend an open invitation to the community to join them and local groups on Sunday 11 November along Flintshire's coast and parks to come together for the lighting of the beacons.   

 

 

 

 

There are 4 locations in Flintshire: 

• Flint - Near the RNLI Station 

• Flint Point 

• Greenfield Dock 

• Waun y Llyn Country Park

Meeting is 6.30pm with lighting 7pm.

Flintshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Streetscene and Countryside, Councillor Carolyn Thomas, said:

“As Flintshire joins the rest of the nation in this commemorative event, it is an opportunity to bring the community together to our outdoor spaces to remember those involved during the war 100 years ago.  The use of the beacons will light up the darkness signifying peace, a tribute to the millions.”


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