Published November 11, 2016 at 13:18
Blackburn and Darwen held a two minute silence today to commemorate the lives lost in the two world wars and other conflicts.
The events were organised by the Royal British Legion and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council in partnership with One Voice.
Other services are being held this weekend.
On Saturday November 12, a short service will be held outside the Town Hall, Darwen at 11am, followed by a wreath laying at the Boer War Memorial, Belgrave Square, Darwen.
Remembrance Sunday, November 13. United Service of Remembrance at Blackburn Cathedral at 9.30am. Following this service, a parade will form on King William Street, moving at 10.25am to the Corporation Park Gardens of Remembrance for a wreath laying service.
Remembrance Sunday, November 13. Service and wreath-laying, St. Paul’s, Hoddlesden at 9.15am. Following the service, an 11.55am wreath laying service will be conducted at the Hoddlesden War Memorial.
Remembrance Sunday, November 13. Service and wreath-laying, St Peter’s Church, Darwen, 2.30pm. Following the service, organisations may wish to transfer their wreaths to the War Memorial in Bold Venture Park.