Armed Forces Day Flag Raising 29th June

This morning the Mayor of Witney, Cllr Brenda Churchill raised the Armed Forces flag at Witney Town Hall. The flag was raised ahead of a weekend of events aimed to demonstrate support for our Armed forces which includes those currently serving, veterans, reservists and cadets.

Armed Forces Day also acknowledges the support of their family and friends.

Cllr Churchill raised the flag with assistance from Deputy Mayor, Cllr Howard Chirgwin. Also attending were Cllr Chris Holliday and Town Clerk, Sharon Groth.

“As an ex- WREN myself it is with great pride and pleasure that I have been asked to raise the flag to honour our Armed Forces who do so much for us all over the world”; said the Mayor.