Councillors’ call to salute armed forces

Cllr Simon Green and Cllr Tom Fox.
Cllr Simon Green and Cllr Tom Fox.

Ahead of the eighth annual Armed Forces Day to be celebrated in Scarborough on Saturday 25 June, Scarborough Borough Council and its partners are encouraging Armed Forces Day supporters to join in with the global #SaluteOurForces campaign.

People can take part and show their support by submitting a photo of themselves saluting in the following ways:

l Tweeting @ArmedForcesDay and @ScarboroCouncil using #SaluteOurForces.

l Commenting at facebook.com/armedforcesday.

l Emailing armedforcesdayuk@gmail.com.

Cllr Simon Green, the Mayor of Scarborough, joined Cllr Tom Fox, chairman of Scarborough’s Armed Forces Day Steering Group and last year’s mayor to launch the campaign.

Cllr Green said: “I’m honoured to be joining Cllr Tom Fox in kick starting this campaign in our borough and paying tribute to our Armed Forces past and present.”