London Bombing - A Statement

Published: 05 June 2017

Nelson Town Council is saddened and horrified by the cowardly actions of 3 individuals in London on Saturday night. Our condolences go out to everyone affected by this incident and especially to the family and friends of the 7 innocent people who lost their lives along with 48 others who were injured.

For this to latest attack to happen just a day before the sold out Manchester concert was to take place, remembering the 22 young people who lost their lives at the Manchester Arena bombing, is truly barbaric. The British way of life was not halted as stars including Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and others performed at the breath taking tribute event.

Nelson Town Council wishes to commend the bravery of members of the emergency services and all those business owners sheltering Londoners throughout the night when this atrocity took place. “The UK wide community of all faiths and backgrounds has come together again to reaffirm its stance against terrorism and violent extremists who have no regard for faith or belief. ” – Zafar Ali , Chairman of Nelson Town Council.