On Friday 1st July, it is 100 years since the infamous battle of the Somme began in France. There will be a service at the War Memorial in Penistone, beginning at 10.30am, to mark the event. Pupils from Penistone Grammar School are taking part and there will be a small memorial garden in the Churchyard in which will be placed poppies remembering each of the men lost during WW1.
After the service and wreath laying etc, there will be refreshments in the St John’s Church and a display of photos etc.
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