International Worker’s Memorial Day 2019
Marie Rimmer CBE MP was honoured to give a speech at the unveiling of the Workers Memorial Statue alongside Mayor of St Helens Council Councillor Pat Ireland. The Statue is made out of old tools and is located in Vera Page Park, it is a memorial to people who have lost their lives at their workplace.
The site of the statue was chosen by the St Helens Workers Memorial Charity, with the location formally housing the former Lyons Yard which was featured an array of heavy industry before being regenerated.
The Memorial was made possible by Martin Bond and Councillor Richard McCauley, who were both inspired by a memorial to Construction Workers in Canada, they were supported by Trustees of the St Helens Workers Memorial Charity, Councillor Paul Pritchard and John Riley.
More information and news about the Memorial can be found on this Twitter Account- @MemorialWorkersv