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West Hampstead hosts community get together in tribute to late MP Jo Cox

PUBLISHED: 11:30 24 June 2020 | UPDATED: 12:01 24 June 2020

Attendees Janet Grauberg (left) and Will Coles. Pictures: Sam Campling

Attendees Janet Grauberg (left) and Will Coles. Pictures: Sam Campling

Sam Campling

West Hampstead residents came together in West End Green on Sunday to hang a line of homemade bunting in tribute of the murdered MP Jo Cox.

The stretch of bunting in West End Green. Picture: Sam CamplingThe stretch of bunting in West End Green. Picture: Sam Campling

On June 21 adults, families and children from community groups including West Hampstead Mutual Aid, St Cuthbert’s Church and Lymington Road Residents Association joined the Great Get Together - a series of events across the country remembering the former Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox who was killed by Thomas Mair in 2016.

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The bunting reading ‘West Hampstead Together’ will be put up in Emmanuel Church in Lyncroft Gardens.

West Hampstead Mutual Aid admin Janet Grauberg said: “We thought having helped each other in the WhatsApp group over the last three months that this was the first opportunity to come together in a socially distanced way and to celebrate that West Hampstead has a strong community.”

West Hampstead resident Sam Campling said: “This was a great opportunity to get together, while being socially distanced, and celebrate all that is good about West Hampstead.”


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