Lest we forget

Ilkeston Town Centre

The Mayor of Erewash, Councillor Val Custance, will join local residents and Civic guests in Ilkeston at this year’s Remembrance Service on Sunday 8 November.

Residents planning to attend Ilkeston’s parade are asked to be at South Street car park no later than 10:20am. The march will make its way to the Cenotaph on the Market Place for the Remembrance Service which will commence with the wreath laying ceremony at 10.40am.

The Deputy Mayor, Councillor Abey Stevenson, will join residents in Long Eaton. Those planning to attend the parade need to be at West Gate by 10:20am. The march will make its way to the War Memorial for the Act of Remembrance and wreath laying at 10:45am.

A service and mass will be held at St Laurence’s Church from 9:30am prior to the parade.

The Mayor of Erewash, Councillor Val Custance, said:

“It’s important to remember the people whose lives were lost during both World Wars and more recent conflicts. I’m proud to pay tribute to the men and women not just locally, but throughout the Commonwealth, who have given their lives serving their country – We will remember them.”

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