Lynmouth’s 70th Flood Anniversary Commemoration

 

To mark this important event the following are taking place.

 

Sunday 14th August

An evening service of Remembrance in St John’s Church, Lynmouth. (Time to be confirmed)

 

Monday 15th August

A heritage walk starting from Middleham Gardens at 6.00pm.

This level walk of approx. 1 mile on mainly tarmac surfaces will proceed over Woodside Bridge, along Tors Road, over Tors Bridge, along Riverside Path. Crossing Counstbury Road where a wreath will be laid on the Flood Cross.

The walk continues along Lynmouth Street to the Flood Memorial Hall Garden where a plaque to remember the 34 flood victims will be unveiled followed by a 1 minute silence.

It will then proceed over May Bridge to the Manor Green

Here there will be a short remembrance service where relatives of the 34 victims will ring a bell in their memory.

 

Along the walk will be pre and post flood photos.

 

People are welcome to join the walk at any point along its route or wait at the Memorial Hall or on the Manor Green

 

For further information please contact Sheila Voisey 01598 752436 sheilavoisey54@gmail.com or David Wilde 01598 752296 parkstreet1@btinternet.com