Provost’s Message for Day of Reflection

By bellmannews / March 23, 2021
stonehaven sunset over gently lapping waves and shoreline

TODAY, Aberdeenshire Council is supporting the National Day of Reflection, where we will remember those who were lost to Covid-19.

Provost of Aberdeenshire, Cllr Bill Howatson has issued a message.

He said: “This year has been overwhelming for so many of us. Losing family or loved ones is always hard but losing them in the pandemic will leave scars that will take a long time to heal. The sadness of not being able to hold the hand of someone you love in their final hours is unbearable, and that makes it more important than ever to take time to stop and think.

“I encourage people who have been bereaved to use this opportunity to think back with fondness on those we have lost. I also would urge everyone to take time to reflect on the sacrifices made by others in this challenging time.

“It is important to take part in this day and pass on the thoughts of everyone in Aberdeenshire Council to those bereaved over the past 12 months.”

Feature image courtesy of Stephen Fraser