Memory boxes presented to the elderly by school children in Lowestoft
- Credit: Archant
MEMORY BOXES: School children have presented memory boxes to elderly members of the community as part of an annual project to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Earlier in the term, pupils from the Ashley School interviewed residents from Broadlands Residential Centre about their memories.
Children then researched their ideas which were used to inspire the decoration of the boxes – funded by the Community Safety Partnership.
The project was organised by Waveney District Council's Active Communities Team, and culminated in a presentation event, held at the residential centre, on January 20.
The event was attended by the mayor of Lowestoft, Stephen Ardley.
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'The memory box project brings the youngest and oldest members of our community together to talk and understand more about each other's lives,' he said.
'The children have worked hard to create these boxes and it gives me great pleasure to be part of the event.'
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