Remembrance events will be held across the Fylde coast on Sunday.
Civic party led by Fylde mayor Coun Kevin Eastham will assemble at the pier car park at 10.30am and proceed via St Annes Road West and Clifton Drive North to Ashton Gardens for the 11am service, returning via Garden Street and St Annes Road West.
Civic party led by Coun Karen Henshaw sets off at 10.45am from Assembly Rooms to the war memorial at Market Street via Dicconson Terrace, Henry Street and Queen Street for 11am service,
returning by reverse route.
Civic party led by Fylde mayor Coun Kevin Eastham and Coun James Cameron, mayor of Kirkham assembles at 1.30pm at Orders Lane and proceeds up Poulton Street, left into Church Street, on to the Memorial Garden, pauses at the cemetery to acknowledge the graves of the fallen, and on to the cenotaph for service at 2pm. Leave via Barnfield, Station Road, Poulton
Street, Mill Street, to the community centre.
Civic party will be led by Coun Martin Howarth, Medlar-with-Wesham mayor.
assembles at the war memorial at approximately 10.30am for parade around town and return to war memorial for service which will start at
Coun Karen Henshaw, Fylde deputy mayor will be laying a wreath at the village memorial following a remembrance service in the church, 12.45pm.
Civic parties will include councillors, police, the Royal British Legion, former servicemen and women, the Royal Air Force Association, the Army Cadets, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, the Sea Cadet Corps, the Air Training Corps, Scouts and Guides, the Armed Forces, officiating clergy, Justices of the Peace, Fire Service, and the Women’s Royal Voluntary Service.
Armistice Day itself is next Tuesday, November 11, and at 11am that day, maroons will be ignited in brief ceremonies attended by Fylde deputy mayor Coun Karen Henshaw at Ashton Gardens, St Annes; Fylde Council interim leader Coun Sue Fazackerley at Charlie’s Mast, Lytham Green and Kirkham mayor Coun James Cameron at William Sagar Playing Fields, Kirkham.