Tag: VE Day

Older people enjoy a VE Day party at a safe distance

South Leeds Live At Home Scheme (SLLAHS) had planned to hold a party to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day today (8 May 2020). With the Coronavirus lockdown their members couldn’t come together, so SLLAHS took the party to their members. Yesterday a team of volunteers took packs including

Commemorative benches will mark #VEDay75 in Belle Isle & Middleton

VE Day (Victory in Europe Day) commemorates the day on which allied forces formally announced the surrender of Nazi Germany, drawing the Second World War in Europe to a close. This year, when VE dawns on Friday (8 May 2020), it will mark 75 years since the UK first celebrated

Can you help older people celebrate VE Day next week?

South Leeds Live At Home Scheme has issued a plea for help from local children ahead of next Friday’s VE Day commemoration. The organisation, which supports older people in the Beeston, Cottingley and Hunslet areas, will be hand delivering afternoon tea to their members’ homes, but they are asking children