Blog ≫ 2007 ≫ Bank Holiday

Number 10 Downing Street has approved a petition that was requesting a new public holiday falling on the Monday after Remembrance Sunday in November each year. To be known as the National Remembrance Holiday, it's purpose is threefold:

  1. To emphasise the remembrance of those servicemen and women who have given, and continue to give, their lives for the country.

  2. To remind people of the importance of protecting our Nation and what it stands for.

  3. To break that 3-month period between the August Public Holiday and Christmas when there are currently no long weekends (especially as the UK has fewer public holidays than most European Countries).

petitions.pm.gov.uk/remembermonday/

💬 RE: Bank Holiday - 10668

💬 RE: Bank Holiday - 10694

⬅️ :: RE: Bank Holiday - 10668 ➡️
Tue Nov 13 2007

Paul Clarke's blog - I live in Hythe near Folkestone. Married to Clare + father to two, I am a full stack web developr, + I do js / Node, some ruby, other languages etc. I like pubs, parkrun, eating, home automation and other diy stuff, history, genealogy, Television, squirrels, pirates, lego, + TIME TRAVEL.