Special service to remember Holocaust

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Hundreds of people attended a special service to remember Holocaust victims.

The service – at North Tyneside Council’s Quadrant headquarters – took place on Monday to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, which had a national theme of ‘Journeys’.

Rabbi Aaron Lipsey lit the candle on the Holocaust Memorial Plaque while keynote speaker was Gay Keenaghan.

Children from Carville and Holy Cross RC primary schools, Burnside Business and Enterprise College students, veterans, religious leaders, councillors and officers were also in attendance.

Year 6 pupils from Wallsend’s Holy Cross RC Primary School performed a song they had written for the ceremony after working with local singer-songwriter Phil Caffrey.




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