New Forest District Council raised a flag and laid wreaths outside the council's main offices to commemorate the anniversary of D-Day.

On Thursday, June 6 the council marked the 80th anniversary of D-Day with a ceremony at the council's main offices at Appletree Court in Lyndhurst.

The council’s Chairman was joined by a number of employees who are veterans of the Armed Forces, as well as representatives from the military based in Marchwood.

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Salisbury Journal: The flag was raised and wreaths laid on Thursday, June 6The flag was raised and wreaths laid on Thursday, June 6 (Image: NFDC)

Culture in Common, an Arts Council England programme, has worked with partners in the New Forest to create a D-Day 80 commemorative souvenir programme.

This provides a comprehensive guide to D-Day 80 commemorative events across the New Forest, and can be read at