Raising flag for forces

THE Mayor of Boston will be marking British Armed Forces Day by raising the flag at the War Memorial Garden in Wide Bargate.

Armed Forces Day takes place on Saturday 25, with Coun Mary Wright performing the ceremony in town five days prior to this on the Monday at 10.30am.

The event aims to raise the awareness of the achievements and contributions of the Armed Forces, past, present and into the future. It is also a demonstration of recognition and appreciation of what our forces do.