News story: VE Day Beacons

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  1. The 70th anniversary of VE Day will see beacons lit throughout the United Kingdom. At the going down of the sun on the 8 May the first beacon will be lit (at a location to be announced) followed by a chain of over 100 beacons across the UK.


    Find out more about how your community can get involved with the lighting of the anniversary beacons.

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    The following areas have been invited to light a beacon:

    • Barnsley
    • Bath & North East Somerset
    • Bedford
    • Birmingham
    • Blackburn with Darwen
    • Blackpool
    • Bolton
    • Bournemouth
    • Bracknell Forest
    • Bradford
    • Brighton & Hove
    • Bristol
    • Buckinghamshire
    • Bury
    • Calderdale
    • Cambridgeshire
    • Central Bedfordshire
    • Cheshire East
    • Cheshire West & Chester
    • Cornwall
    • Coventry
    • Cumbria
    • Darlington
    • Derby
    • Derbyshire
    • Devon
    • Doncaster
    • Dorset
    • Dudley
    • Durham
    • East Riding Of Yorkshire
    • East Sussex
    • Essex
    • Gateshead
    • Gloucestershire
    • Halton
    • Hampshire
    • Hartlepool
    • Herefordshire
    • Hertfordshire
    • Isle Of Wight
    • Kent
    • Kingston upon Hull
    • Kirklees
    • Knowsley
    • Lancashire
    • Leeds
    • Leicester
    • Leicestershire
    • Lincolnshire
    • Liverpool
    • Luton
    • Manchester
    • Medway
    • Middlesbrough
    • Milton Keynes
    • Newcastle Upon Tyne
    • Norfolk
    • North East Lincolnshire
    • North Lincolnshire
    • North Somerset
    • North Tyneside
    • North Yorkshire
    • Northamptonshire
    • Northumberland
    • Nottingham
    • Nottinghamshire
    • Oldham
    • Oxfordshire
    • Peterborough
    • Plymouth
    • Poole
    • Portsmouth
    • Reading
    • Redcar & Cleveland
    • Rochdale
    • Rotherham
    • Rutland
    • Salford
    • Sandwell
    • Sefton
    • Sheffield
    • Shropshire
    • Slough
    • Solihull
    • Somerset
    • South Gloucestershire
    • South Tyneside
    • Southampton
    • Southend On Sea
    • St Helens
    • Staffordshire
    • Stockport
    • Stockton-on-Tees
    • Stoke-on-Trent
    • Suffolk
    • Sunderland
    • Surrey
    • Swindon
    • Tameside
    • Telford and Wrekin
    • Thurrock
    • Torbay
    • Trafford
    • Wakefield
    • Walsall
    • Warrington
    • Warwickshire
    • West Berkshire
    • West Sussex
    • Wigan
    • Wiltshire
    • Windsor & Maidenhead
    • Wirral
    • Wokingham
    • Wolverhampton
    • Worcestershire
    • York
    • Greater London Authority

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