Sheffielders can start their countdown to Christmas as the city is now lit up for the festive season. Lord Mayor, Councillor Tony Downing, was joined by Heart Yorkshire’s popular duo Dixie and Emma to bring festive cheer right into your living rooms, as he pressed the plunger to turn on Sheffield’s Christmas Lights, and handed over the ‘clean and sanitised’ key for Sheffield to Santa.
Armed Forces Day 2020
Today is Armed Forces Day, an opportunity for all of us to express our gratitude, admiration, and our support to the men and women who have answered the noble call of service.
The Armed Forces Flag flies proudly over Sheffield Town Hall from 26 June to 3 July.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, planned events are unable to go ahead this year.
However in recognition of the contribution of all our Armed Forces personnel, Lord Mayor of Sheffield pays heartfelt tribute.
Cllr Downing said: "Not just today, but every day, let's take the time to show our support for our armed forces community military families, and veterans who keep us, or have kept our country safe.
"Thank you all for your service and your sacrifices.
"Sheffield is proud of you."
Find out more about Armed Forces Day.
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