Lee Rigby's family make emotional return to Woolwich

Lee Rigby's mum makes emotional return to Woolwich

Lee Rigby's mum makes emotional return to Woolwich

Lee Rigby's mum makes emotional return to Woolwich

Lee Rigby's mum makes emotional return to Woolwich

Lee Rigby's mum makes emotional return to Woolwich

Lee Rigby's mum makes emotional return to Woolwich

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The family of murdered fusilier Lee Rigby was joined by Woolwich soldiers on Saturday (June 21) in an emotional march to the spot where he died.

Lyn Rigby visited London and made the short trip from Woolwich Barracks to the spot in Artillery Place where her son was brutally murdered by two Islamic extremists last year.

News Shopper: Lee Rigby's mum makes emotional return to Woolwich

News Shopper: Lee Rigby's mum makes emotional return to Woolwich

The procession was led by a military band and there was a minute's silence at the spot.

Ms Rigby left a floral tribute at the scene, with a moving card which read: "Remembering you is easy, do it everyday, but missing you is heartache that never goes away. Love and miss you Lee."

News Shopper: Lee Rigby's mum makes emotional return to Woolwich

News Shopper: Lee Rigby's mum makes emotional return to Woolwich

Also joining the family were a group of Charlton fans who organised a plaque for the fallen soldier at Charlton's football ground, alongside Lorna Taylor who started a campaign backed by thousands of people for a permanent Woolwich memorial.

Earlier this month, Greenwich Council announced it was in discussions with the Rigby family over a memorial.

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6:14pm Mon 23 Jun 14

The Fozziest of Bears says...

British Soldiers = welcome in Woolwich for hundreds of years.

Islamic extremists = not welcome anywhere, ever.
British Soldiers = welcome in Woolwich for hundreds of years. Islamic extremists = not welcome anywhere, ever. The Fozziest of Bears
  • Score: 48

6:26pm Mon 23 Jun 14

fatboy2000 says...

The Fozziest of Bears wrote:
British Soldiers = welcome in Woolwich for hundreds of years.

Islamic extremists = not welcome anywhere, ever.
well said!
[quote][p][bold]The Fozziest of Bears[/bold] wrote: British Soldiers = welcome in Woolwich for hundreds of years. Islamic extremists = not welcome anywhere, ever.[/p][/quote]well said! fatboy2000
  • Score: 33

11:34am Tue 24 Jun 14

the wall says...

The Fozziest of Bears wrote:
British Soldiers = welcome in Woolwich for hundreds of years.

Islamic extremists = not welcome anywhere, ever.
Any extremists = not welcome anywhere, ever.
[quote][p][bold]The Fozziest of Bears[/bold] wrote: British Soldiers = welcome in Woolwich for hundreds of years. Islamic extremists = not welcome anywhere, ever.[/p][/quote]Any extremists = not welcome anywhere, ever. the wall
  • Score: -7

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