Liberal Democrat Leader says Council ‘absolutely must’ cover Remembrance Sunday services online

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The Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Oldham Council, Councillor Howard Sykes MBE, has written to Oldham Council to ask that Remembrance Sunday services at war memorials across the Oldham Borough should this year be filmed and made available online for members of the public to watch. In his letter to the Deputy Chief Executive, Helen Lockwood, Councillor Sykes laments that it was impossible to properly mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day in May and this will also be the case with Victory over Japan Day on 15 August because of the coronavirus restrictions preventing large public gatherings. Councillor Sykes has asked the Council to now plan for online coverage of the Remembrance Sunday events. Commenting Councillor Sykes said: “In Shaw…
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