Bells to sound across Northampton today in memory of Orlando massacre victims

Abington Church is to host  a bell ringing ceremony for victims of the Orlando massacre tonight.
Abington Church is to host a bell ringing ceremony for victims of the Orlando massacre tonight.
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Church bells will sound across Northampton today in memory of those killed in the Orlando massacre last week.

Abington church is set to host a memorial event at 6pm tonight, dedicated to the 49 people who lost their lives in the Pulse nightclub shooting on Sunday.

The church bells will be rung for 45 minutes and people will be able to gather in Abington Park to listen.

Organiser Nick Chatt, said: “It would be great for if all those in the LGBTQ community and its supporters would come along to Abington Park itself to listen and show their support for those in Orlando.”

The church will be locked during the event, but people are encouraged to remain in the park and listen.