Thorne and Moorends will hold its annual Remembrance Sunday service and parade on 12th November.
A service of remembrance will be conducted at the Cenotaph in Thorne Memorial Park by the Reverend Tim Mitchell, vicar of St Nicholas Church, followed by a parade to the church led by RBL parade marshal, Mr John Phillips.
The event is organised by Thorne Moorends Town Council in partnership with the Thorne & District branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL).
Members of the public are invited to assemble in Thorne Memorial Park from 10.30am on Sunday 12 November, with the service of remembrance at the Cenotaph scheduled to start at around 10.45am. A two-minute silence will be held at 11am, followed by wreath laying.
Everyone is then invited to take part in the parade to St Nicholas’ for a remembrance service at the church.
The Thorne & District branch of the RBL says: “Remembrance Sunday on 12 November is a special opportunity for the people of Thorne and Moorends to come together at the Cenotaph in Thorne to remember those men and women who served in our armed forces and those who made the ultimate sacrifice”.
*On Saturday 11 November the Thorne & District RBL branch will hold a brief Armistice Day service to commemorate the ending of the first world war in 1918, gathering at the Cenotaph in Thorne Memorial Park at around 10.45am.