Thursday, 1 November 2012

Remembrance Sunday services announced

This year's Remembrance Sunday falls on 11th November and a number of services have been arranged in the Lancaster district.

Everyone is welcome to go along to remember all who died for their country in the two World Wars and also those injured or traumatised by more recent operations in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Iraq.

Remembrance Day services will take place as follows:

Garden of Remembrance, Town Hall, Lancaster commencing at 10.20am, followed by a service in the Priory Church at 11.30am.  There will be a parade and March Past leaving the Priory Church at approximately 12.25pm ending at Lancaster Town Hall.

Cenotaph, Marine Road – Procession will form up at the Platform at approximately 10.20am for a service at the Cenotaph at 10.55am.

Parade will leave the Carnforth Town Council offices at 10.35am for a service and wreath laying ceremony at the Cenotaph.

To help people to pay their respects, Lancaster City Council has suspended parking charges on the car parks at the Bay Arena in Morecambe and Nelson Street in Lancaster on this day.

• For further information about the services or to express an interest in laying a wreath contact the Mayor’s Office, Town Hall, Lancaster, LA1 1PJ, call (01524) 582070 or email

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