One minute’s silence to be held in memory of victims of Orlando shooting
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Box CBE, Leader of Wakefield, will today (Tuesday) lead a one minute
silence to show support for those affected by the weekend’s tragic events
in Orlando, USA where 50 people were killed and many more were injured.
The silence will
be held at the start of today's Cabinet meeting at 10.30am in the Town Hall,
Wakefield’s Town Hall clock will be lit in rainbow colours in a show of solidarity
for those who died and for their loved ones.
Cllr Box said:
“People in the Wakefield district, and across the world, have been deeply moved
by this appalling act of violence.
“We believe in tolerance
and peace in our district and it is very important that we continue to express
and live by these essential values which bring communities and individuals