Remembrance services to take place across Leigh
11:10am Tuesday 5th November 2013 in NW
REMEMBRANCE Sunday events will take place across the borough on Sunday.
The Deputy Mayor, Clr Phyllis Cullen, will be attending the Remembrance Sunday parade in Leigh, along with Leigh MP Andy Burnham and deputy chief executive of Wigan Council, Paul McKevitt.
In the afternoon the Mayor, MP for Leigh (Rt. Hon. Andy Burnham) and MEP Brian Simpson will be attending the Remembrance Service parade at Golborne. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Golborne War Memorial, Barn Lane, at 2.30pm.
Events Leigh area venues and timetable:
Leigh. A Remembrance Sunday parade assemble at Marsh Gymnasium Ullswater Street, Leigh at 10.15am proceeding at 10.30am to the Cenotaph in Church Street Gardens via Railway Road, Market Street, Lord Street, Charles Street and Church Street. The Service at the Cenotaph will be conducted by the Clergy of Leigh during which wreaths will be laid.
There will be a return procession along Church Street, Vernon Street, Bradshawgate, Market Street and St Mary's Way to the Town Hall Square. A salute will be taken on the Town Hall Square when the parade passes along Market Street.
Atherton. The parade will leave via Alder Street at 10.20am, turn left onto High Street and turn right on to Tyldesley Road, stopping at the Baptist Church Memorial. It will proceed on Tyldesley Road via Market Street and Leigh Road to the Cenotaph where wreaths will be laid. The parade will reassemble on Leigh Road, circumnavigate the cenotaph and return along Hamilton Street to the junction with Tyldesley Road, turn left onto Tyldesley Road, right at bollards onto High Street, right onto Alder Street to Formby Hall.
Lowton. A Service of Remembrance will be held at St Mary`s Church, Newton Road in Lowton at 10.30am preceded by an assembly in the schoolyard at 10.20am. Reverend William Stalker will conduct the service, after which a representative of the council and other organisations taking part will lay wreaths.
Tyldesley. The parade will leave the Market Square at 10.25am and head to the Cenotaph at Tyldesley Cemetery via Elliott Street, Manchester Road and Hough Lane. The Service at the Cenotaph will be conducted by the Reverend C Straton, during which wreaths will be laid by the various organisations.
Following the Service, there will be a return procession to the Market Square via Hough Lane, Manchester Road and Elliott Street. As the parade passes the Town Hall, a salute will be taken by Ward Councillors and senior ex-servicemen.
Golborne. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Golborne War Memorial, Barn Lane, Golborne at 2.30pm. It will be preceded by a procession from the Legh Court car park, Leigh Street, Golborne. The Service will be conducted by the Clergy of Golborne, after which wreaths will be laid by the Worshipful the Mayor of Wigan on behalf of the Council, other organisations taking part and members of the public.
Hindley. At 10.40am, the procession will leave Market Square/Council car park on Cross Street and proceed along Morris Street to Wigan Road proceeding to the War Memorial on the corner of Atherton Road and Liverpool Road outside St Peter’s Church. A service is held at the Memorial together with the wreath laying ceremony followed by a service at St Peter’s Church.
The procession will then re-assemble on Atherton Road and continues onto George Street, Chapel Green Road, turns left onto Bridge Street, continues along Market Street, turns right onto Cross Street, left onto Morris Street and ends on the Town Hall Car Park for the National Anthem.
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