Memorial plaque unveiled at Penistone Station

Cllr. Andrew Millner at the Penistone Station’s new memorial for local railway workers.

South Yorkshire’s Penistone Line Partnership has unveiled a commemorative plaque at Penistone Station. A heartfelt dedication was led by Fr. David Hopkin, St John the Baptist Church, Penistone at 11am Monday 15 November 2021.

Penistone Mayor, Cllr. Andrew Millner laid a wreath in memory of local railway workers from the Penistone area, who gave their lives in the first world war.

The event was attended by members of Penistone Line Partnership, Community Rail Network, deputy mayor Gill Millner, members of the British Legion and guests from the local community.

Penistone Line Partnership would like to thank everyone who attended, and give special thanks to Fred Evans, JF Evans Monumental Masons, for making and gifting the partnership with the memorial. A big thank you was also extended to Network Rail, incorporating the plaque into the newly re-built wall at Penistone Station, and to the staff at Penistone Paramount for hosting refreshments after the event.