Service of Remembrance for Road Victims

A Service of Remembrance was held at St Pauls Church, Bedford on Sunday 18th November 2018 that paid tribute to all persons killed on the roads of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire. The Service was held by the Road Victims Trust, a local charity that provides free emotional and practical support to all persons affected by a road death.This years’ Service was attended by the HM Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis, the Emergency Services, dignitaries from across the county, and numerous family members who had lost loved ones on the roads.

Talking about the Service the Lord Lieutenant said “It was very moving to attend the annual service of The Road Victims Trust and to hear from those families who have lost loved ones in road traffic incidents. They so much value the support of the RVT volunteers and their kindness and expertise in helping families to find a way to move forward. My thanks to them and also to our emergency services who act with such sensitivity and professionalism.”

Pictured from left to right are, Clifton Ibbett, Bishop Richard Atkinson, Lyn Hesse, Mark Turner, Dep Chief Fire Officer Andrew Hopkinson and Assistant Chief Constable Paul Fullwood

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