FROM November 11 to 13, the communities making up Tameside will be again be holding services and ceremonies to mark Remembrance Sunday.
Cllr Philip Fitzpatrick, the Civic Mayor of Tameside, said: “Today, with our forces still serving around the world, remembrance events are as important as ever and I urge residents to attend the special ceremonies across our borough and to pay their respects to our brave servicemen and women past and present.”
Act of remembrance at the family statue on Market Street/Fletcher Street 10.50am. Ceremony will include two-minute silence at 11am.
Godley Hill Road memorial, 10.50am.
Service at Ryecroft Hall memorial stone 10.30am.
Service in memorial gardens 2.30pm.
Parade assembles at Ashton Market Hall 9am and proceeds to Ashton Parish Church for 9.45am service. Afterwards, parade moves to war memorial in St Michael’s Square .
Service in St Gabriel’s Church, Stamford Street, at 10.55am. Wreath-laying 12.30pm.
Service in St John’s Church, Kings Road, 9.30am, followed by procession to Hurst Cemetery memorial for wreath-laying at 11am.
Service at Park Bridge Institute memorial 10.45am.
Parade leaves Canon Burrows School, Oldham Road, 2pm for war-memorial service 2.30pm.
Service at Audenshaw Cemetery memorial 3pm.
Parade leaves Denton West End WMC, Grosvenor Street, 10.10am. Stop at remembrance garden before continuing to Denton Town Hall. Parade reassembles there at 10.20am and proceeds to Victoria Park memorial for service at 10.45am.
Service in St Mary’s Church at 10.30am.
Wreath-laying at Thornley Park memorial 1.30pm.
Parade leaves Church Street 10am for Droylsden War Memorial where service starts10.45am.
Parade leaves town hall at 2.45pm for Chapel Hill war memorial where service starts 3pm.
Tame Valley memorial, Dukinfield Cemetery, at 10.45am. Ceremony led by St John’s Scouts and Cubs.
Parade leaves Greenfield Street 2pm and heads to Hyde Central Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, for 2.20pm service. Then to town hall for wreath-laying at 3.30pm. After this wreaths laid at the Falklands Tree, Stockport Road.
Parade leaves Rosemount Methodists, Bennett Street, 10am, for George and Dragon memorial, Bennett Street, for service at 10.15am.
Parade leaves Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, at 11.45am for Werneth Low memorial where service takes place at noon (vehicular access available).
Parade leaves Broadbottom Community Centre, Lower Market Street, 10.30am for war memorial where act of remembrance 10.45am.
Service at Hollingworth Methodist Church, Water Lane, at 10am followed by parade to Mottram Moore war memorial for wreath-laying at 10.50am.
Service in Mottram Parish Church 10.30am.
Service at 10.50am at war memorial at former Mossley Town Hall, Mossley Park. Followed by procession to the George Lawton Hall.
Parade leaves Armentieres Square at 10.35am for Trinity Street war memorial where service begins 10.55am.
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