Peace party candidate calls for people to ‘meditate on peace’

Jim Duggan marking Peace Day 2016 last week
Jim Duggan marking Peace Day 2016 last week

Former parliamentary candidate Jim Duggan joined in with a worldwide push for peace last week.

He called for people to mark Peace Day 2016 by spending a few moments considering what peace means to them.

Mr Duggan has stood in in several district, county and General Elections in Horsham, including standing for Parliament in 2015.

Peace Day was unanimously adopted by United Nations member states in 2001 to be the first ever annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence, taking place each year on September 21.

Mr Duggan said: “The day is for people for a moment or five minutes to meditate on peace.

“It’s something to project towards with what is going on on our planet,” he added.

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be among the first to know what’s going on.

1 Make our website your homepage at www.wscountytimes.co.uk

2 Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/wscountytimes

3 Follow us on Twitter @wscountytimes

4 Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends – so they don’t miss out!

The County Times – always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.