Mayor James Palmer’s tribute to the ‘wonderful heroes already shining within our community’

Today we face an unexpected new future, and, in many ways, we all must face it alone. It’s up to every one of us to do our best to keep safe for our loved ones, for our neighbours, for our community, for our country, and for ourselves.

PUBLISHED: 10:38 25 March 2020 | UPDATED: 10:39 25 March 2020

Mayor James Palmer

Mayor James Palmer and his tribute to the 'wonderful heroes' within our community

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But we don’t have to do it selfishly. We need to do it in a way that reinforces our humanity, not diminishes it. We may face it alone, but we can face it...
source: Wisbech Standard

2020-03-25 13:38
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