Mayor helps to 'plant; peace pole to commemorate the Great War

Coun Tom Clare helps plant the peace pole

Coun Tom Clare helps plant the peace pole

First published in News

Dignatories including the Mayor of Kendal, Coun Tom Clare, youth organisations and members of the public took part in a First World War commemoration at Oxenholme Station.

Train operator Virgin arranged for a peace pole to be ‘planted’ in the station garden to mark the centenary of the start of the conflict.

The pole was carried to the garden on a Transpennine Express train from Windermere by local Sea Scouts, Cubs and Beavers.

The planting ceremony was led by the Rev Richard Cook.

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