Thursday, November 1, 2007

Sophie's Funeral

Posted on Sophie’s myspace:

Date: 31 Oct 2007 19:07
Body: please read and pass

The funeral of Sophie has been arranged for the 12th November and her mother has extended an invitation to all her friends here. She has requested a show of solidarity from all those who knew Sophie or have been touched by her terrible death.

A humanitarian service will take place at the Riverside Civic Centre in Whitworth, Rossendale at 11am, followed by a burial ceremony at the cemetery there.

Sylvia has requested people come as "themselves" and bring only one flower. If anyone would like to make a donation to the S.O.P.H.I.E. fund instead they can do so through the Paypal account we are about to set up on this site or directly into the account number 00458724 sort code 11-06-44. All funds will be used to meet the objectives made. To leave a permanent legacy in Sophie's memory in the forms of a memorial and the

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please come if you can

Just to keep you all updated, the 5 charged with the murder of Sophie Lancaster were in Preston Crown Court today and have had their trial date set for the 10th March. They have a plea hearing on the 14th December.

best wishes and thanks to all at Whitby Goth weekend and their friends who raised a staggering £2800 to pay for the bench in Sophie's memory up there, especially to Martin "Oldgoth", it was a pleasure to meet people there.

bye for now

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