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Remembrance services taking place in Wyre

Poppy wreath and crosses on war memorial Published Tuesday, 22 October 2019

There are a number of Remembrance Services taking place across the borough.

Bilsborow – 11 November

Service at the War Memorial, Bilsborrow. Those attending are asked to assemble at 10.20am.  Councillor Shaun Turner will attend this service and lay the council’s wreath on the Mayor’s behalf.

Fleetwood – 10 November

Memorial Park, Warrenhurst Road. A Parade assembles at The Kings Own Club, Adelaide Street at 10.00am alternatively the full Parade assembles at the top of Warrenhurst Road at 10.30am.  The Deputy Mayor, Councillor Barry Birch MBE, JP will attend this service and lay the council’s wreath on the Mayor’s behalf.  Cat Smith, MP will be attending this service.

Garstang – 10 November

Procession assembles at the High Street Car Park at 9.20am for parade to St Thomas’ Church for Church Service at 9.45am followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial at 10.45 am.  Councillor Alice Collinson will attend this service and lay the council’s wreath on the Mayor’s behalf.

Poulton-le-Fylde – 10 November

War Memorial, Market Place followed by a service at the Parish Church of St Chad.  Those attending are asked to assemble at the Old Town Hall, at 10.45am. The Leader of Wyre, Council Councillor David Henderson will attend this service and lay the council’s wreath on the Mayor’s behalf.

Preesall – 10 November

Service in St Oswald’s Church, Lancaster Road, Preesall at 10.00 am. Procession to assemble after the Service at 10.45 am for wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial.  Councillor Paul Moon will attend this service and lay the council’s wreath on the Mayor’s behalf.

Thornton-Cleveleys – 10 November

Cenotaph, Four Lane Ends. Those attending are asked to assemble at the Thornton Little Theatre at 10.30am.  The Mayor, Councillor Ann Turner will attend this service and lay the council’s wreath accompanied by the Chief Executive, Garry Payne. Lt Col Richard Beatson DL will be attending this Service on behalf of the Lord Lieutenant.

If you require any further information please contact Andrea Mullin on 01253 887257.

We will also be offering free parking on Remembrance Sunday, 10 November 2019 between 8am and 2pm on the following car parks:

Garstang: High Street

Fleetwood: Albert Street and Custom House Lane

Poulton: Hardhorn Road

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