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.

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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