Lest We Forget: Support Dunstable Remembrance parade this Sunday

Elias Hubbard
November 9, 2019

Among the events being planned is a parade in Cromer, starting from the Meadow vehicle park on Sunday, November 10, at 2.40pm.

The South Yorkshire Police Band will lead the official parade from Effingham Street to the Minster at 9.15am, with civic representatives and members of the Royal British Legion and armed forces organisations, cadets and uniformed personnel all taking part. The parade starts opposite the Post Office at 2.45pm, followed by wreath laying and a church service.

On Monday November 11 at 11am the mayor will be at the war memorial to mark the two minutes' silence.

There will also be a service at Rawmarsh Methodist Church at the same time.

On Sunday (November 10) servicemen, veterans and civic organisations will assemble at 10am at the Link Road vehicle park before marching to the War Memorial from 10.40am.

After a church service from 9.45am, the parade will continue to Clifton Park, where wreaths will be laid and two minutes of silence observed at 11am, before heading to the Town Hall for a march-past.

The event has been organised by Biggleswade Town Council and the Biggleswade branch of the Royal British Legion.

The Failsworth War Memorial service, on Oldham Road, commences at 10.55am.

St Mary's Church in The Green will host a Remembrance Day service at 10am.

The centenary of Remembrance Day will be marked in Bishop's Stortford with the traditional parade and service in Castle Gardens.

There will then be a commemorative act at the war memorial from 10.50 to 11.15am with refreshments at ChristChurch on Fish Street. Beavers, Cubs, Scouts will then march with parents and leaders to the village war memorial for a wreath-laying ceremony.

A procession will be led by Dobcross Youth Band and followed by committee members, parents/guardians and members of the public from the club to the Church on Woods Lane, before attending a service and travelling back the same way. Parking at North Norfolk District Council-owned vehicle parks will be free on Remembrance Sunday, and payment machines at the auto parks will be covered up.

The procession will end at St Thomas' Church, in St Thomas Walk, where guests are invited to attend a Remembrance Day service.

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