The first anniversary of the London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack is being commemorated and the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation is supporting victims and survivors at this sensitive time (pictured one of the street traders we worked with as the market was reopened after ten days of closure).
There will be a minute’s silence in memory of the eight people who died (and nearly 50 injured) and a service at Southwark Cathedral for victims’ relatives, survivors and members of the emergency services to remember those who lost their lives on 3 June last year.
The victims were Christine Archibald, 30, Xavier Thomas, 45, Alexandre Pigeard, 26, Sara Zelenak, 21, Kirsty Boden, 28, Sebastien Belanger, 36, James McMullan, 32, and 39-year-old Ignacio Echeverria.
The private service at Southwark Cathedral will honour the emergency services’ response to last year’s attack, as well as remembering the people who died and those who were injured.
Politicians are among those who have been invited to the 15:00 BST service, along with relatives of the victims, who will light candles during the ceremony.
Traders at Borough Market will observe a minute’s silence ahead of the first anniversary. There will be a short procession afterwards from the cathedral to Southwark Needle, at the corner of London Bridge, which will end with the national minute’s silence at 16:30 BST.
The hashtag #LondonUnited was projected onto London Bridge on Saturday night and will be done so again on Sunday.
If you have been affected by terrorism at home or abroad, you can get free and confidential support from:
Survivors Assistance Network | The Peace Centre | Peace Drive | Warrington | Cheshire | WA5 1HQ
Email – SAN@Foundation4peace.org
Phone – 01925 581240
Twitter – @survivors4p
(c) 2018 Survivors Assistance Network is a service of Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation, a registered charity in England and Wales. The service is partly funded by the Ministry of Justice, the Victims and Survivors Service (Northern Ireland) as part of the European Union’s PEACE IV and by the generosity of our donors and supporters.