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Vale war memorial may be moving
Vale war memorial
The memorial remembers parishioners who fell in both world wars

A Vale douzenier is calling for the parish's war memorial to be moved to allow easier access.

Bill Cohu said he believes the memorial would be better situated at the Vale Douzaine Room in Maraitaine Road.

It currently sits on the junction of Vale Avenue and La Route du Braye and Mr Cohu said: "It's on a busy junction and it's difficult to cross the road."

He said it was a shame it was "very awkward for people to get to and see their family names".

Reverend Kevin Northover, from the Vale Church, said there would be a number of advantages in moving it to a more prominent position.

He said: "When it was first erected the landscape was more suited to a memorial and by moving it people will be able to look at it more closely and remember those named on it."

The memorial was initially dedicated to those who lost their lives in WWI and later the names of those who fell in WWII were added.

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