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Rochdale ready to mark Queen's 90th Birthday with beacon lighting ceremony
- 08 April 2016
As part of the commemoration event, the Army Cadet Force are taking special gas fueled beacons to the top of the four highest peaks in the UK:
- Ben Nevis – Scotland (1st Battalion Highlanders Army Cadet Force)
- Mount Snowdon – Wales (Clwyd and Gwynedd Army Cadet Force)
- Scafell Pike – England (Cumbria Army Cadet Force)
- Slieve Donard – Northern Ireland (2nd NI Battalion Army Cadet Force)
This June the celebrations continue when Rochdale Town Hall hosts a celebration to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th. Some 175 unsung local heroes nominated by members of the public have been invited to the afternoon tea, where they will be entertained by local artists and groups.
Issued by Rochdale Borough Council 08/04/16.