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Remembrance parades and services in Pendle

Published: Wednesday, 8th November 2017

News story about Remembrance Services in Pendle

Mayor and Mayoress of Pendle - Cllr David Whalley and Barbara Whalley.

People in Pendle are invited to pay their respects on Armistice Day Saturday 11th November.

A two minute silence will be observed at 11am at the cenotaph between Nelson Library and the Town Hall to remember those who lost their lives in war.

And in Barley on Saturday people are welcome to assemble at the village hall at 10:30am for a procession to the memorial stone for a service at 11am.

Everyone is also welcome to join Pendle councillors at wreath laying ceremonies across the
borough on Sunday 12th November.

Pendle’s Mayor, Councillor Whalley said:

“We’re inviting people in all parts of Pendle to join with us in remembering the brave men and women who have given their lives for our country."

Details on the Remembrance Sunday parades and services are on Pendle Council’s website

They are taking place in Barley, Barnoldswick, Barrowford, Brierfield and Reedley, Blacko, Colne, Earby, Fence, Foulridge, Higham, Laneshaw Bridge, Nelson, Newchurch, Salterforth and Trawden.

“We’re proud to be honouring our fallen service men and women across 15 towns and villages across Pendle,” added Councillor Whalley.

For further information please contact: Sarah Lee, Principal Communications Officer, Communications, Pendle Council, Town Hall, Market Street, Nelson, BB9 7LG