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Faith leaders and Mayor to lead local vigil for London and Manchester attacks

Vigil details - 11.30am, Friday 9 June, Tunsgate Arch, Guildford High Street.

A vigil organised by local faith leaders will be held at 11.30am on 9 June in Guildford High Street to remember those who lost their lives and all others affected by the recent attacks in London and Manchester.

The Mayor of Guildford, Cllr Nigel Manning, and Assistant Chief Constable Nev Kemp, Surrey Police, will join leaders of local faith communities on the Guildhall balcony. Local residents, workers, shoppers and visitors to Guildford are invited to take part in the vigil and minute's silence, which will be at Tunsgate Arch opposite the Guildhall.

The vigil has been organised to demonstrate unity and solidarity with the victims and those affected by the London and Manchester attacks. It will also honour lives lost and highlight the importance of community cohesion and unity.

Faith leaders attending include Canon Robert Cotton, Rector of Holy Trinity Church; The Rt Revd Dr Jo Wells, Bishop of Dorking; Dr Husni Hammuda, Muslim Chaplin from the University of Surrey; and Bahadur Singh from the Sikh Missionary Society UK.

Published on Wednesday 7 June.