Weymouth and Portland to host United Nations Day service

Members of the public are invited to attend this years United Nations Day service on Wednesday 24 October. The Mayor of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council Cllr Gill Taylor will host a short service in Weymouth. The service recognises international United Nations Day. The service is open to the public. It will take place at the Weymouth and Portland Borough Council Offices on Commercial Road at 10:30am.

Raising of the UN Flag

The service will include the raising of the UN Flag. This is followed by speeches from the Mayor and the President of the Weymouth and Portland Lions Club, Roger Hogbin.

Mayor Cllr Gill Taylor said: “I am delighted to have this opportunity to represent the borough. I am proud to host this civic event, recognising United Nations Day. It acknowledges the outstanding humanitarian work carried out by the UN throughout the world.”

The Mayor will be joined by representatives of local business groups, friends of the parks and gardens and borough councillors. Members of the public are welcome to join in the service.