Liverpool to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with online service

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Liverpool will once again mark national Holocaust Memorial Day with an online civic service.

A recorded ceremony will be on the Town Hall website at 10:00 on Thursday, 27 January.

The day marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and serves as an act of remembrance for all victims of genocides.

The service will include an Act of Commitment from the Rector of Liverpool, the Reverend Canon Dr Crispin Pailing, music from King David High School, as well as testimony from Dr John Goldsmith, who fled Nazi persecution in Germany in 1933 with his mother, arriving in the UK in 1937.

Everton fan issued with Football Banning Order

A 44-year old Everton fan has been issued with a three year Football Banning Order for anti-Semitic chanting during a match against Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park.

Michael Campbell, of Aigburth Road, Liverpool was handed the ban after it was reported that he was directing slurs towards Spurs fans during the 0-0 draw on 7 November last year.

World Gymnastic Championships seeking volunteers

The World Gymnastics Championships, which are being held in Liverpool later this year, are looking for volunteers.

Up to 600 roles are being created to support the delivery of the world-class event, which will take place at the M&S Bank Arena from 29 October until 6 November.

There are a variety of volunteering roles in:

  • Spectator services
  • Digital & Media
  • Sport
  • Hospitality
  • Event Operations