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Portsmouth will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks with a memorial service at the city’s hope garden.

The service will take place at midday on Saturday, 11 September, at the garden which sits between Southsea Castle and the D-Day Story.

Father Bob White, from St Mary’s Church, Portsea, will lead the service, with the Lord Mayor, Cllr Frank Jonas.

Attendees will have the opportunity to plant a bulb in the hope garden, which was planted after the 2001 attacks as a symbol that hope always springs eternal.

Lord Mayor Cllr Jonas said: “The September 11 attacks shook the world and it is important we remember that and pay our respects to those who lost their lives.”