10:54am Thursday 10th October 2013
FEARS that Milford Haven cenotaph would not be in a fit state in time for the Remembrance Day service in November, have been allayed by the county council.
At Milford Haven Town Council’s public works and planning committee on Monday (October 7), Cllr John Cole said the cenotaph was covered in green mold and algae.
“It’s in a very sorry state, and in urgent need of a clean,” added Cllr Eden.
But, following a request by the town council, Pembrokeshire County Council has agreed to undertake the work in time for the November service.
A spokesman for Pembrokeshire County Council told the Milford Mercury: “Milford Haven war memorial will be cleaned prior to this year’s Remembrance service to remove algae and pollution debris.
“We will not be carrying out any works which requires specialist contractors.”
The county council is also busy assessing the work needed so that all the county war memorials are cleaned in time for First World War centenary commemorations next year. A spokesman for the county council said the total estimate for all the work was around £40,000.
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