Forces Day ceremonies to be held in Burnham and Highbridge
ceremony to mark Armed Forces Day will be held in Burnham-On-Sea
and Highbridge today (Saturday, June 27th).
Burnham and Highbridge Mayor Michael Clarke will lead a flag-raising
ceremony at 10am by community hall in Market Street, Highbridge.
at 10.30am a ceremony will be held in Burnham besides the flag
pole and town water fountain at the junction of the High Street
and Marine Drive.
"Residents are encouraged to join the ceremonies, which are
being held as a demonstration of support for our Armed Forces,"
explained Town Clerk Denise Emery.
Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA) branch will hold a 'Brew for
the Few' coffee morning to mark Armed Forces Day in The Railway
pub afterwards at 11am.
Forces Day is held each year to raise public awareness of the
contribution made to the country by the Armed Forces, and it also
gives people an opportunity to show their support for the men
and women who make up the Armed Forces.