Tag: War memorial

United in peace

Remembrance Sunday Parade

Representatives from Eastleigh’s twin towns joined a record crowd of townsfolk to commemorate Remembrance Sunday at the War Memorial on Leigh road recreation ground. Veterans, servicemen, cadets, members of the emergency services and local scout and guides joined Eastleigh’s Mayor Rupert Kyrle and the Deputy Lieutenant for Hampshire Andrew Kent Esq  for the service led…

Peace restored?

In a lively debate which saw some sharp exchanges between councillors and members of the public, Fair Oak Parish council voted overwhelmingly in favour of renaming the village war memorial as ‘The Peace Memorial’ last night The council permitted members of the public to make representations and a statement from a war veteran in favour…

War & Peace?

Fair Oak’s War Memorial which has stood in the heart of the picturesque Village Square since 1919, will be the centre of debate tomorrow evening when the Parish Council meets to consider a change to the monument’s name. The Council will choose whether to retain the name “Fair Oak War Memorial”, by which it has…