Published October 31, 2017 at 10:31
Services of remembrance commemorating those who have served their country in wars past and present will be held across the borough.
Remembrance Services are a time to remember the members of the armed forces who have died on duty since World War I.
People are invited to join the Royal British Legion and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council at these Remembrance Services:
- Saturday November 11th – Two minute silence outside Blackburn Town Hall and Darwen Town Hall at 11am, Saturday, November 11th.
- Saturday, November 11th – Darwen Market Square, 11am. A short service will be held outside Darwen Town Hall at 11am, followed by a wreath laying at the Boer War Memorial, Belgrave Square, Darwen.
- Remembrance Sunday, November 12th – United Service of Remembrance, Blackburn Cathedral, 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.
- Sunday, November 12th , service and wreath-laying St. Paul’s, Hoddlesden, 10am. A wreath laying service will take place at 12 noon and will be conducted at the Hoddlesden War Memorial.
- Sunday, November 12th, service and wreath-laying, Bold Venture Park, Darwen – 11am. A service and wreath laying will be held at the war memorial followed by the service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen at 12 noon. A bus will be available from Darwen Bus Station at 10.10am for depart at 10.20am.
Wreaths and poppies may be purchased from the Royal British Legion. Telephone Enquiries (01254) 692216/692203 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Darwen Poppy Appeal: Mr S Potter 07756 257484You