Published on:19 March 2021
Enfield Council will light up the Civic Centre on Tuesday (23 March) to mark the anniversary of lockdown starting and pay tribute to the borough’s residents who have lost their lives.
Enfield Council will light the Civic Centre yellow on Tuesday (23 March) to mark the anniversary of lockdown starting and pay tribute to the borough’s residents who have lost their lives as a result of coronavirus.
Enfield Council has also installed a yellow heart plaque outside the Civic Centre to commemorate the borough’s lives lost.
To date 772 Enfield residents have died with coronavirus since the start of the first lockdown in 2020,
Residents are also being encouraged to participate in the charity Marie Curie's plans for a day of reflection by participating in a national minute's silence at 12 noon on 23 March and to light candles on their doorsteps in commemoration of the victims the same evening.
Enfield Council’s Leader, Cllr Nesil Caliskan, said: “Each and every death from coronavirus has been a tragedy. Our borough has been hard hit by the virus and Tuesday gives us an opportunity to take a moment to remember those who have lost their lives and look forward with optimism to life returning to normal.”
In the last year Enfield Council has delivered a wide range of support and guidance to residents and businesses to help them cope with coronavirus pandemic. This support has included: