Our soldiers are remembered

Remembrance Day 1981'Pictured at the Cenotaph in Clifton Park, Rotherham, where deligates from the British Legion Conference laid a wreath.
Remembrance Day 1981'Pictured at the Cenotaph in Clifton Park, Rotherham, where deligates from the British Legion Conference laid a wreath.

Remembrance Day parades and services will be held in Eastwood and Kimberley this Sunday, November 10.

Eastwood Town Council and the Royal British Legion will host a service at St Mary’s Church, Eastwood at 9.30am, and this will be followed by a parade to the memorial at 10.40am.

The parade will be led by the Arcadian Marching Band, Civic Dignitaries, the Royal British Legion, Eastwood Army Cadets and other uniformed groups.

A service will be held at 11am at the Cenotaph at the top of Plumptre Way and wreaths will be laid at both the Cenotaph and the Cadets Cross in Edward Road.

Afterwards there will be a civic reception at New Horizon Church.

Eastwood Town Council clerk Chris Thompson said: “The Royal British Legion and the Town Council extends a cordial invitation to serving members of the forces, community groups and residents to attend this important civic event.”

On Armistice Day the following day, there will be a service at the Memorial Cottages in Mansfield Road at 11am. Everybody is welcome.

Over in Kimberley, a service will begin at Holy Trinity Church at 10am, and this will be followed by a parade up to the war memorial at the bottom of Greens Lane. The service will begin at 11am and will include a bugle player.