Lest we forget
The Mayor of Erewash, Councillor Mary Hopkinson, will join local residents and representatives of local organisations at this year’s Remembrance Service in Ilkeston on Sunday 12 November.
A Remembrance Service at St Mary’s Parish Church will start at 10am ahead of the traditional parade. The parade sets off from South Street car park at 10.35am and will make its way to the Cenotaph in the Market Place where the Act of Remembrance and wreath laying ceremony will start at 10.50am.
The Deputy Mayor of Erewash, Councillor Chris Corbett, will join Long Eaton residents to attend the service and Mass at St Laurence’s Parish Church at 9.30am before the parade. The Long Eaton procession will start at 10.20am from West Gate and make it way to the War Memorial outside the Church for the wreath laying ceremony at 10.45am.
The Mayor of Erewash, Councillor Mary Hopkinson, has also given her support to this year’s Poppy Appeal:
“I join the residents of Erewash in wearing my poppy with pride. I will be honoured to represent the borough at the Ilkeston Remembrance Service to pay tribute to the men and women who have given their lives in the service of their country and I know that the Deputy Mayor is equally honoured to be attending the Long Eaton event.”