Welwyn Hatfield Remembrance services confirmed by borough council

PUBLISHED: 13:40 02 November 2016

Remembrance Sunday in Welwyn Garden City last year

Remembrance Sunday in Welwyn Garden City last year

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Welwyn Hatfield Council has announced a series of Remembrance Day services that will take place borough-wide on Sunday, November 13.

The Howardsgate Memorial in Welwyn Garden City will be held at 10.50am, and will start with a parade from The Campus to the town centre organised by the Royal British Legion and the council.

At Hatfield Memorial, near Hatfield House gates, there will be a wreath laying ceremony at 10.50am, followed by a service at St Etheldreda’s Church.

In Welwyn, there will be a parade from the parish offices in Lockleys Drive to the Memorial, where there will be a wreath laying ceremony at 10.50am followed by a short service of Remembrance in St Mary’s Church.

A wreath laying will also start in Hatfield Hyde Cemetery at 2.50pm.

Welwyn Hatfield mayor Pat Mabbott said: “I am proud to represent the borough as Mayor at the Remembrance Day services and pay my respects alongside the community.

“It is important that we take time to remember all those who have served and those who continue to serve their country.

“Please remember to wear your poppies and show your support to those in the armed forces.”

There will be two other ceremonies on Friday, November 11, at 10.50am, at the Howardsgate Memorial and the Hatfield Memorial at the Garden of Remembrance.

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