Hillsborough Remembrance: Interview with Lord Mayor Councillor Tony Concepcion

Liverpool are today playing Broussia Dortmund in the Europa League as it prepares to mark the 27th Anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy tomorrow. 96 people lost their lives on the 15th April 1989 at a football match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest.

The new inquests into the Hillsborough disaster launched in 2012 into are coming to their conclusion, as a jury decides their verdict on the disaster.

Across Liverpool, the city will fall silent for a minute at 3:06pm, which is the time that the match was stopped, whilst the last memorial service will be held at Anfield Stadium. Shops in Liverpool One and the city centre will be observing the silence, as well as the Anglican Cathedral where prayers will be said before the silence; whilst the Museum of Liverpool will display the number 96 by the entrance.

The Lord Mayor Councillor Tony Concepcion is encouraging “everybody to join in the minute’s silence” he joins us on the line now. Derrie Thickett and Daniel Leung spoke to him:

First Broadcast: 14th April 2016

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