Borough to honour the fallen
Last updated at 13:39, Thursday, 07 November 2013
COPELAND will honour the fallen with a series of Remembrance Day events held throughout the borough on Sunday.
In Whitehaven, the procession will form outside Copeland Council offices at 10.30am before heading to the Cenotaph in Castle Park.
Following the Act of Remembrance and laying of wreaths, the procession will head down Lowther Street, turn left into King Street and march through Market Place to the United Reformed Church in James Street where a service will be held.
Cleator Moor Town Council and the Joint Churches of Cleator Moor will be holding a service of remembrance at St John’s Church, Cleator Moor, from 2.40pm.
This will be followed by wreath laying at the war memorial, on the Square, and a short service in the Methodist Church.
In Egremont, the parade will form on Ehen Court Road at 10.45am.
Led by Egremont Town Band, the parade will be begin at 10.50am along Main Street, to the Market Place for two-minute silence at the war memorial at 11am. This will be followed by a short service and wreath-laying.
The parade will then march to St Mary’s and St Michael’s Parish Church for the Remembrance Service. Entertainment will be provided in Egremont Royal British Legion from 3pm.
At Moor Row, a short service will be held at the war memorial at 1pm, followed by wreath laying.
Arlecdon and Frizington Parish Council will be holding a Service of Remembrance at 1.30pm. It will be held at the Fire Station on Main Street followed by wreath laying at the war memorial.
Gosforth’s branch of the Royal British Legion will be holding a service at Muncaster Church at 3pm.
Distington will be holding a service at 9.45am at the Holy Spirit Church on Sunday.
Villagers can also meet at 10.45am outside the church for a parade to the war memorial led by Egremont Youth Band. At 11.15am, Distington Rugby Club will showcase a Distington Heroes book.
On Monday, an Armistice Day service, including a two-minute silence, will be held at St Nicholas’ Gardens, Whitehaven, at 11am.
First published at 11:33, Thursday, 07 November 2013
Published by http://www.whitehavennews.co.uk
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