CHURCH services, parades and wreath laying ceremonies are set to be held across East Lancashire over the weekend to remember the county’s fallen heroes.
The Royal British Legion said they are expecting are a record turnout, with this year’s Armistice day also falling on Remembrance Sunday.
Amongst the events planned for East Lancashire are:
BLACKBURN Sunday 9.30am - Blackburn Cathedral service followed by wreath laying BURNLEY Sunday 10.50am - Croft Street war memorial CHORLEY Sunday 9.30am - Procession from the Town Hall in St Thomas’s Road, at 9.30am followed by wreath laying in Astley Park Cenotaph.
DARWEN Friday 10.30am - Darwen Cemetery Saturday 11am - Darwen Town Hall followed by wreath-laying at Belgrave Square Boer War Memorial.
Sunday 10.30am - Darwen Cemetery Sunday 9.15am - St Paul’s Church, Hoddlesden. 11.55am wreath laying at Hoddlesden War Memorial.
Sunday 2.30pm - St Peter’s Church, Darwen
HYNDBURN Sunday 10.30am - Oakhill Park, Accrington Sunday 10.15am - St James Church Altham Sunday 3pm - St John’s Church, Baxenden Sunday 11am - War Memorial, Gatty Park, Church Sunday 2.30pm - War Memorial, Rhyddings Street, Oswaldtwistle Sunday 11am - War Memorial, Mercer Park, Clayton-le-Moors Sunday 10.50am - War Memorial Great Harwood Sunday 9.45am - Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul, Rishton Sunday 2.30pm - Wreath laying at war memorial Huncoat
PENDLE Friday 11am - Barley Sunday 11am - War Memorial, Albert Road, Colne Sunday noon - Barrowford Park Sunday 2pm -Nelson Cenotaph Sunday 3pm - Barnoldswick Town Square
ROSSENDALE: Friday 10.30am - Peace Garden, Toll Bar Roundabout, Stacksteads Saturday 11am - Memorial Gardens, Market Street, Edenfield Sunday 11am - Crawshawbooth War Memorial Sunday 9.45am - Parade from Royal British Legion Club, Lower Deardengate, Haslingden Sunday 10.20am - parade to Cenotaph in Whitworth’s Memorial Gardens.
Sunday noon - Trickett’s Memorial Gardens, Burnley Road East, Waterfoot.
Sunday 3pm - service and wreath laying at the cenotaph, Rawtenstall Sunday 2.45pm - parade from Maden Centre car park to Bacup cenotaph Sunday 7pm - Parish Church of St Thomas Musbury, Helmshore Road, Helmshore
PADIHAM Sunday 9.45am St Leonards Church Sunday 11am Padiham War Memorial
RIBBLE VALLEY Sunday 10.30am St Peter's Church Salesbury Sunday 10.45am Rimington War Memorial Sunday 9.30am Wiswell War Memorial Sunday 2.45pm Billington Cenotaph Sunday 11am Clitheroe Castle Sunday 11am Longridge War Memorial