|Remembrance Sunday 2005
War memorial at Wigan Parish Church and Church Street Gardens, Leigh
"We will remember them..."
In this 60th year since the end of World War 2, Mayor Brian Jarvis is hoping residents will commemorate the borough's brave servicemen and women at Remembrance Sunday events on November 13th. Services are taking place at:
Parade leaves St John's School, Simpkin Street at 10.15 am for service at 10.30 am in St John's Parish Church.
Procession leaves The Beeches, Wigan Road at 10.00 am, halting at the Garswood Hall war memorial at 10.15 am before service at St Thomas', Warrington Road, at 10.50 am.
Parade leaves Formby Hall at 10.30 am for the cenotaph on Leigh Road/ Hamilton Street, pausing en route at the Baptist Church Memorial on Tyldesley Road.
Service at St Aidan`s, Main Street, at 3.00 pm
Service at war memorial, Barn Lane at 2.30 pm. Procession leaves Legh Street at 2.15 pm.
Procession leaves Cross Street at 10.45 am, halting at the cenotaph before service at St Peter's Church, Atherton Road
Service at the cenotaph in Ince Cemetery, Lower Ince at 10.15 am followed by services at St Mary's Church at 10.30 am, Ince Parish Church at 10.45 am and at 12 noon in the Garden of Remembrance, Smithy Green
Parade leaves Marsh Gymnasium, Ullswater Street at 10.30 am for service at the cenotaph in Church Street Gardens. The Mayor Cllr Brian Jarvis will attend the service and lay a wreath on behalf of the council.
Service at St Mary`s Church, Newton Road at 10.30 a.m. Assemble in the school yard at 10.20 am
Service at the Parish Church of St John the Divine, Pemberton at 6.30 p.m.
Parade leaves Wigan Street at 10.40 am, halting at the cenotaph for the laying of wreaths at 11.00 am, followed by service at St Nathaniel's.
Act of Remembrance at the war memorial, Church Lane, at 11.00 am followed by services at St Anne`s and the Methodist Church.
Service of Remembrance at the War Memorial, High Street/ Church Street, at 10.30am.
Parade leaves Market Square at 10.25 am for service at the cenotaph in Tyldesley cemetery.
Parade leaves Town Hall in Library Street at 10.30 am for service at the war memorial in All Saints' Gardens at 11 am, followed by a service at Wigan Parish Church. The Deputy Mayor, Cllr Eunice Smethurst, will attend.