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Services Of Remembrance Across The Borough

Published on: 3 Nov, 2015
Updated on: 3 Nov, 2015

A number of services will take place in Guildford this weekend and into next week to remember those who died serving their country.

Poppy 480A service of remembrance takes place at the Charlotteville memorial in Addison Road on Saturday, November 7, at 3pm.

Afterwards, tea will be available in Addison Court lounge where there will be a display about the history of Charlotteville and the stories of local men of the First and Second World Wars commemorated on the memorial and others who contributed to the war effort.

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On Sunday, November 8, at 10.15am, the Mayor of Guildford, Nikki Nelson-Smith, will arrive at Guildhall in the High Street to lead the borough procession to Holy Trinity Church for a annual of service of remembrance. Following the service the procession will join representatives from local service organisations as they proceed to the Castle Grounds for the wreath-laying ceremony at the war memorial.

Councillors, uniformed and voluntary organisations will assemble at the Ash Centre car park by 10.15am on Sunday, November 8, to parade to the Ash War Memorial, led by a lone piper at 10.35am. The service of remembrance will be led by local clergy accompanied by the North East Hampshire Area School Band. The parade will then return to the Ash Centre for dismissal by the parade marshal.  Tea and coffee will be served in the Ash Centre afterwards.

On Wednesday, November 11, a two-minute silence will be observed in Guildford High Street, with a short service of remembrance held on the balcony of the Guildhall.

Worplesdon Parish Council has a wreath laying ceremony on Wednesday, November 11, at 10.45am at the war memorial at the junction of Clay Lane and Queenhythe Road in Jacobs Well. Tea and coffee, provided by the Jacobs Well Residents’ Association, will be served in Jacobs Well Village Hall from 10am.

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