OAP’s outrage over no D-Day service in Ilkeston

Ilkeston war memorial

Ilkeston war memorial

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An outraged Ilkeston pensioner has slammed Erewash Borough Council for failing to organise an event marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings.

Eileen Peabody, of Newdigate Street, was angered further when she took a trip into town only to find that the cenotaph in the Market Place was covered up ready for maintenance work to be carried out.

She said: “For an anniversary so big to go by unnoticed is disgusting.


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