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13th September 2001
US terrorist attacks - don't suffer in silence
New York terrorist attack

Fire over New York before the World Trade centre collapsed

The attacks on New York and Washington have touched people throughout the world.

Books of condolence and special church services are being arranged for people who want to share their grief or simply want to show their respects.

These are the events which have been organised in Nottinghamshire.

Add your event to our remembrance guide

Books of Condolence
There are books of remembrance open at the Council House in Nottingham (sign daily until 9pm) and County Hall at West Bridgford (sign daily until 5pm).

West Bridgford Library

Victoria Centre, Nottingham (at the Information Desk on the Upper Mall)

A book of condolence has opened at Ashfield District Council's Central offices, Kirkby in Ashfield. Available to sign from 9-5 daily.

Gedling Borough Council, Civic Centre in Arnold (People can also leaves flowers or wreaths in the foyer)

In Mansfield there's a Book of Condolence which people can sign at the following locations:
Civic Centre
Manor Park Sports Complex, Mansfield Woodhouse
Mansfield Leisure Centre
Mansfield Museum
River Maun Recreation Centre, Ravensdale
Meden Sports Centre, Warsop
Oak Tree Lane Leisure Centre
Palace Theatre
Sherwood Baths
Mansfield Town Hall
Vale Road Depot
Warsop Town Hall
Water Meadows Swimming Complex

Ilkeston Town Hall, Warncliffe Road

Long Eaton Town Hall, Derby Road (open until Friday 21st September)

Worksop fire station has set up an appeal fund to help the families of firefighters that have been killed in New York. Donations can be made via any Abbey National Bank, quoting account number R15242443. Or send a cheque to American Emergency Services Fund, to Sub Officer Chris Footitt, Worksop fire station, Eastgate, Worksop, S80 1QS.

The University of Nottingham is ensuring advice and a counselling services are available to all students and staff affected. The University Chaplain is also available in the Portland Building during office hours.

Other Events
A group of concerned Nottingham citizens will be holding a vigil for the victims of the terrorist attacks in the USA and, at the same time, calling on world leaders to act for justice not blind vengeance.

Members of the group will gather outside the council house on Friday 21st September, 2001 wearing black to signify mourning, and carrying candles to represent hope that world leaders and all those who act in the name of others, will reflect on their actions.

Remembrance Form
If you are holding any event in remembrance of those who died in America use this form to let us know.

Name and phone no:
Event details:

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