Soldier Lee Rigby memorial bike ride one year after Woolwich attack

Lee Rigby memorial bike ride one year after Woolwich attack

Lee Rigby memorial bike ride one year after Woolwich attack

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Tomorrow (May 22) marks the first anniversary of soldier Lee Rigby’s brutal killing in Woolwich by two Islamic extremists.

The 25-year-old father-of-one was murdered in Artillery Place as he walked back to the barracks in an unprovoked attack in broad daylight.

One of his murderers Michael Adebolajo was sentenced to a whole-life jail term earlier this year, while Michael Adebowale must serve a minimum of 45 years in prison for the appalling crime.

Up to 4,000 bikers are expected to take part in a Lee Rigby Memorial Ride to the barracks tomorrow to show respect for the fusilier and his family.

There are still no plans for a Woolwich memorial to the soldier in spite of thousands of people signing an online petition.

You can send any pictures or information about events taking place in the borough in memory of Lee Rigby to strotter@london.newsquest.co.uk

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7:10pm Wed 21 May 14

ElsieH says...

Am sure Julia Stevenson will make this just as successful as the M25 Poppy ride. And what a great way for so many people to participate in remembering Lee.
Am sure Julia Stevenson will make this just as successful as the M25 Poppy ride. And what a great way for so many people to participate in remembering Lee. ElsieH
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