Havering marks first anniversary of war in Ukraine

Mick Ferris

The Mayor of Havering, Cllr Trevor McKeever, joined the leader of Havering Council, Cllr Ray Morgon, Ukrainian residents, their sponsors, borough representatives and council staff to mark the anniversary of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.

The sombre ceremony took place today (February 24) at Havering Town Hall, where the Ukrainian flag was raised to full mast.

The ceremony upheld the national minute’s silence at 11am, in acknowledgement of the UK’s solidarity with Ukraine and unwavering support for its people.

The Mayor of Havering laid a blue and yellow wreath in tribute to those who continue to protect Ukraine and in memory of those who have died.

Cllr McKeever, said: “Today was an emotional ceremony as we reflect on the anniversary of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

“It is important for the borough to come together and show our support as we pay tribute to the Ukrainian community.”

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Mick Ferris

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