Melton flies the flag on Armed Forces Day

Mayor of Melton, Councillor Alan Hewson, helped raise a commemorative flag in the town this morning to mark Armed Forces Day.

By Nick Rennie
Monday, 20th June 2022, 5:55 pm
Updated Monday, 20th June 2022, 6:04 pm
Mayor of Melton, Councillor Alan Hewson, pictured with the Armed Forces Day flag this morning
Mayor of Melton, Councillor Alan Hewson, pictured with the Armed Forces Day flag this morning

Members of the local Royal British Legion branch and military organisations were in attendance at the event, outside the borough council offices on Parkside.

There was also a short service and blessing of the flag by Deacon Alison McCauley before it was raised at 11am by Sgt Whyte MBE.

The event was also attended by members of the public.