Vigil to be held at Preston Flag Market after Manchester Arena attack

Posted on - 23rd May, 2017 - 1:14pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News
The Paris vigil at the Flag Market by Henna Sheth

A peace vigil will be held in Preston after 22 people were killed in an explosion at Manchester Arena.


A further 59 people were injured in the terror attack that claimed the life of Runshaw College student Georgina Callander.

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The vigil will be held tonight (May 23) at 6pm at the Flag Market.

Peter Rankin, leader of Preston City Council, said: “Peace vigil tonight 6pm in Flag Market to show solidarity with Manchester and all affected by the outrage.”

More: School pays tribute to student who died in Manchester Arena attack


Preston City Council issued a statement, stating: “We are devastated by the news of last night’s attack and our thoughts are with all who have been affected.”

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