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Lighting of the Parish Beacon to Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day

The Parish Beacon was lit at 9.15 pm on Thursday 6 June as one of the hundreds of beacons lit across the country to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Published: June 7, 2024

Parishioners gathered together on the evening of 6 June 2024 to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings with the lighting of the parish beacon.

Whitwell Parish Council are extremely grateful to Tarmac and their employees for preparing and lighting the beacon on this occasion and the event was a huge success.  

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