Hastings seafront lights up for Paris

The seafront lights lit in colours of the French flag
The seafront lights lit in colours of the French flag
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The lights along the seafront have been lit in the colours of the French flag as a mark of respect for the victims of the terror attacks in Paris.

Yesterday (Monday, November 16), Hastings Borough Council joined forces with all UK government buildings and Europe by observing the one minute’s silence held at 11am in memory of those who died.

Councillor Peter Chowney, leader of the council, said: “It’s important that we stand united in the fight against terror attacks in our towns and cities.

“As a symbol of our respect we have lit the seafront lights, ‘the sticks of rock’, blue, white and red for the French tricolour and they will remain like this for one week.

“Our thoughts and condolences are with the many people in France who have been affected by the horrendous attacks on Friday.”

Hastings falls silent for Paris victims

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