Remembrance Services planned in south east Northumberland

A number of services are being held to honour and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

Thursday, 31st October 2019, 10:56 am
Updated Friday, 8th November 2019, 9:39 pm
The Blyth Submariners’ Remembrance Service held in Blyth.

Members of the public are being invited to Remembrance Services being organised across south east Northumberland.

A Remembrance Service will be held at at County Hall, Morpeth, on Monday, November 11.

War veterans and representatives of the RAF, Royal British Legion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and RAF Boulmer will join together to help commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war.

A memorial tree, donated by Forestry England, will also be planted in the grounds of County Hall and dedicated to all those who have died in wars. A two minute silence will be held at 11am.

Ashington’s Remembrance Day Parade and Service will take place on Sunday, starting at 10.30am.

Starting from the Royal British Legion, on North Seaton Road, it will go along Station Road to the Ashington Memorial Garden on Kenilworth Road before the service at 10.50am.

A Remembrance Day Service will also take place at St Andrew's Church, in Bothal, at 3pm.

In Blyth, two services will take place on Sunday – at 11am at the Cenotaph in Ridley Park, and at 2pm at Cowpen War Memorial.

Last Sunday, they held a Submariners’ Service at Elfin Walk.