Memorial service for anniversary of Bradford City fire

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    A memorial service is to be held to mark the 33rd anniversary of the Bradford City AFC fire disaster at Valley Parade.

    The Lord Mayor of Bradford, Coun Abid Hussain, will attend the service on Friday 11 May to remember the 56 people who died in the disaster in 1985.

    The Mayor and Mayoress of Lincoln will represent the city of Lincoln at the event. Bradford City were playing Lincoln City in their last home match of the season in 1985 when the fire ripped through the ground killing 54 Bradford City fans, two Lincoln City fans and injuring many more.

    The service, which is to be attended by the relatives and friends of those who lost their lives or were injured, will take place at the Bradford City Fire Memorial sculpture in Centenary Square.

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