Phil Simpson: October 2018
Remembrance Sunday is on 11 November and will be marked throughout the Dappleshire Circuit.
Special Remembrance services are planned at Wesley, Trinity, St Peter's and Central (all beginning at 10.30 am). The British Legion is attending the service at Wesley and a variety of uniformed organisations will be on parade at Trinity. Each service will pause at 11.00 am for the traditional two minutes silence. After the service at Central, Whippleswick, wreaths will be laid at the town's war memorial.
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