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A peace vigil to give Stockport residents the opportunity to express their support and solidarity with the people of Ukraine will take place in St Peter’s Square in the town centre on the 29th June.
Stockport Ukrainian Club, with the support of Stockport Council, are inviting anyone who wishes to show unity in light of the ongoing Russian invasion of the country to come together on Wednesday 29th June at St Peter’s Square from 7pm – 8pm for a special event.
Attendees will be able to send a unified message of support to all Ukrainian people in a quiet and reflective space. There will also be a celebration of Ukrainian culture through dance, music and song. St Peter’s Church will also be open for refreshments as well as offering a quiet place for reflection and to light a candle.
The vigil follows an outpouring of support for the people of Ukraine, which has seen Stockport shoppers provide over £2,700 worth of vouchers for refugees being hosted in the town via the Merseyway Shopping Centre’s Giving Tree.
Anyone who is interested in becoming a host for Ukrainian refugees should contact Stockport Council’s Homes for Ukraine initiative.