Unfortunately due to the COVID – 19 pandemic this years planned events to mark the 75th anniversary of VE and VJ had to be postponed, but with the support of a financial grant from the Armed Forces Covenant the Armed Forces Veterans Hub at the Penparcau Community Hub, was honoured to ask Mr Ben Lake, the Member of Parliament for Ceredigion, to officially unveiled the World War Two bench in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in Europe and the Victory in Japan Day.

In attendance was Mr Ben Lake MP, Councillor Paul Hinge – Ceredigion County Council’s Armed Forces Champion, Hayley Edwards – Regional Armed Forces Covenant Liaison Officer – Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire, and Pembrokeshire, Karen Rees Roberts – Forum Manager, Councillor Steve Davies, Dai Pugh – Mid and West Wales Fire & Rescue Service, Kelvin Jones – Forum Veterans Trustee and Colin Jones MBE Veterans Peer Mentor for Ceredigion.