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Remembrance Sunday marks First World War centenary

05 November 2018

Remembrance day parade.

Residents across the borough will pay their respects to those who have made sacrifices in defence of the country at this Sunday's Remembrance Day Services.

Commemorations will be held on Sunday, 11 November 2018, with 7 parades across the borough. Representatives from the Navy, Army and Royal Air Force will join veterans and civic dignitaries for the parades, which will take place in Rochdale, Heywood, Littleborough, Middleton, Norden, Milnrow and Wardle.

Children at the parade reading the service of remembrance leaflet. 'time to remember'

Members of the public are invited to attend to show their gratitude to servicemen and women.

The Mayor, Councillor Mohammed Zaman, said:

"On Sunday I will lay a wreath on behalf of all the people in our borough, with feelings of pride and sorrow, bearing the words Not Forgotten. We should take this time to remember all those affected by wars, the millions who have lost their lives, war veterans and their families. They will never be forgotten."

Children stood in a straight line at Remembrance Sunday parade.

Download the orders of service which includes hymns, prayers, readings and other details.

A limited number of printed order of services will be available on the day.