Services to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

SPECIAL services will mark Holocaust Memorial Day in Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere today (Thursday)

Welwyn Hatfield borough mayor Howard Morgan will lead a commemoration at the Reiss Memorial in Parkway, WGC, from 11am.

There will be a series of short readings and personal accounts of the Holocaust, as well as a release of doves.

The service will be followed by a small reception in the council chamber at Campus West.

Another event will take place at Hertsmere Borough Council’s offices in Borehamwood, from 10.40am.

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Mayor Linda Silver will be joined by council colleagues, schoolchildren, religious leaders and residents for the service and a two-minute silence.

All are welcome to attend either service.

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