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Staveley Armed Forces Day proves a huge success

Staveley Armed Forces Day proves a huge success

Staveley Armed Forces Day proved to be a huge success on Saturday July 2nd as hundreds of local people took part in the celebrations from Staveley Market Place to Poolsbrook Country Park. Toby Perkins, Labour Member of Parliament for Chesterfield was joined by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor at an event highlighting the fantastic job done by our armed services and the ultimate sacrifice made by many in conflicts across the world.

On a blisteringly warm Saturday morning at 9.30am, the march set off from Staveley Town Centre with what was surely a record attendance at an event which is growing year by year. Mr. Perkins marched with his wife and two children, as locals watched representatives of the navy, army and air force parade through the streets to Poolsbrook Country Park. Later, the crowds were treated to a rare appearance of two Spitfire fighter planes to the delight of the adults and children alike.

After the event Mr. Perkins said:-

Whether we entirely agree or not with the conflicts our armed forces are currently involved around the globe, there is no denying the unbelievable service of our armed forces. This event is a fantastic example of our young men and women involved in the armed services, many of whom are volunteering, and celebrates the professionalism and pride with which so many go about their duties”.

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