Vigil on Ely Market Place remembers those killed in the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London

PUBLISHED: 15:21 12 June 2017 | UPDATED: 15:22 12 June 2017

Vigil on Ely Market Place. Ely mayor Councillor Richard Hobbs with one of those selling the specially made headbands and bracelets for the OneLove Appeal.

Vigil on Ely Market Place. Ely mayor Councillor Richard Hobbs with one of those selling the specially made headbands and bracelets for the OneLove Appeal.

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Candles were lit on Ely Market Place on Saturday for a special vigil in memory of all those who lost their lives in the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London.

Crowds of people were joined by newly re-elected MP Lucy Frazer and the Mayor of Ely Councillor Richard Hobbs for the ‘We Stand Together’ event, which was organised by Spotted in Ely.

The Bishop of Huntingdon gave a moving address to those who gathered in the blustery conditions, which made lighting the candles a bit difficult.

Two volunteers from the Re-Imagine Resource Centre at the Witchford Recycling site - Ruth and Tashi - had made special bracelets and hairbands which they sold for the OneLove appeal launched after the Manchester attrocity.

The hearts on these came from a red carpet used to welcome the Queen on a recent visit to Newmarket.

Sale of the trinkets raised a total of £182.40 on the night.

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