Remembrance Sunday services in Welwyn Hatfield
Remembrance Sunday will be commemorated by special services held in Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City and Welwyn village on Sunday 10 November.
The Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield, Councillor Roger Trigg, accompanied by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Corporate Director, Nick Long, will be attending a service at the War Memorial, Howardsgate, Welwyn Garden City at 10.50am.
The parade to the War Memorial will start from The Campus Roundabout at 10.35am. Representatives from all the services, ex-servicemen and women and youth organisations will be in attendance. The parade - arranged by the Royal British Legion - will be accompanied by the Hitchin Sea Cadet Band, and the Welwyn Garden City Band will play at the service.
In Hatfield, a service will be held at the Memorial Garden next to the Hatfield House gates (opposite Hatfield train station). Arranged by Hatfield Town Council, Hatfield Town Mayor, Councillor Linda Mendez will be attending, along with Deputy Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield, Councillor Peter Hebden and Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Corporate Director, Simone Russell. The parade to the Memorial Garden will start from the Red Lion traffic lights at 10.35am and representatives from all the services, ex-servicemen and women and youth organisations will be in attendance.
In Welwyn, the wreath laying will take place at the war memorial at 10.50am and will be followed by a parade to Mary's Church for a short Service of Remembrance. The ceremony will be attended by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Leader, Councillor Tony Kingsbury and Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Corporate Director, Ka Ng.
There will also be a short service and wreath laying ceremony at Hatfield Hyde Memorial at 3pm, which will be attended by The Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield, Councillor Roger Trigg.
Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield, Councillor Roger Trigg, said:
I am proud to represent the borough as Mayor, and stand alongside courageous men and women who fought for our country in past and present conflicts across the world. It is important that we take time to remember all those who have served and those who continue to serve their country.