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Showing our solidarity with the people of Ukraine

Last Modified March 11, 2022
 
Council leaders from across Hertfordshire and the Police and Crime Commissioner, David Lloyd, were united in expressing their solidarity with the Ukrainian people at our Civic Offices last night (Thursday, 3 March).

The Leader of Hertsmere Borough Council, Cllr Morris Bright MBE, said: "As we continue to see the unfolding horrors across the news channels, our thoughts and sympathies are with everyone impacted by the deplorable events in Ukraine."


Leaders of the district and borough councils with PCC David Lloyd hold the Ukraine flag in the council chamber.

 

The leaders pictured from left to right are:  Cllr Linda Haysey (East Herts); Cllr Tony Kingsbury (Welwyn Hatfield); Cllr Sharon Taylor OBE (Stevenage); David Lloyd, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire; Cllr Andrew Williams (Dacorum); Cllr Chris White (St Albans City & District); Cllr Richard Roberts (Hertfordshire County Council); Cllr Sarah Nelmes (Three Rivers); Cllr Lewis Cocking (Broxbourne); Cllr Morris Bright MBE (Hertsmere).  

The Ukrainian flag is currently flying outside our Civic Offices as a further show of support.

Charitable donations are best sent here via the Red Cross, who have a physical presence in the Ukraine  Details of other charities that have already launched appeals can also be found here. 

We'd like to say thank you too to Bunmi Okon from The Sewing Studio in Borehamwood, pictured below, who gave her valuable time to sew this beautiful flag for us.

A woman holds one side of the flag while standing in a sewing room.

 

Posted on Friday 4th March 2022
 

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