Halton plane decorated to remember fallen as communities commemorate Remembrance Day a little differently this year

Many communities in the Aylesbury Vale held their own virtual commemorations, to remember the fallen.

By Hayley OKeeffe
Monday, 9th November 2020, 4:04 pm
Updated Monday, 9th November 2020, 4:08 pm
RAF Halton this week
RAF Halton this week

Not least at RAF Halton, where silent soldier statues, wreaths and crosses were laid around the striking plane which is at the entrance to the base.

In lieu of a ceremony, at night the plane and dedications were specially lit up, in a poignant display.

This year marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War, and many large scale commemorations had been planned.

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RAF Halton this week

But due to the pandemic, and now the second lockdown, it has been deemed unsafe to hold big events.

In Wendover a group of crafters made poppies which were placed around the war memorial, in readiness for the town ‘non-parade’ which took place on Sunday.

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