Remembrance Day services in Pocklington

Remembrance Parade & Service in Pocklington'NPOC PA1545-19y
Remembrance Parade & Service in Pocklington'NPOC PA1545-19y

Residents in the area will pay their respects on Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday to honour those lost in conflict.

Armistice Day is commemorated every year on November 11 to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front.

In Pocklington, the Royal British Legion will host a short ceremony at 11am at the World War One Memorial by the Post Office.

Meanwhile there will be a remembrance ceremony at the Bradley Statue at 11am in Market Weighton, organised by the Royal British Legion, where the mayor and councillors will be in attendance.

For Remembrance Sunday in Market Weighton there will be a parade from the Social Club at 10.30am to All Saints Church for a service. This will be followed by a ceremony at the Institute with the mayor and councillors present throughout.

The deputy lord lieutenant, Mrs Blake-James will be on the parade in Pocklington with town councillors, local clergy, the Royal British Legion, and local uniformed and civilian organisations.

The parade is to form at Pocklington at 2pm for a 2.15pm start to the World War One Memorial by the Post Office where there will be a short wreath laying ceremony at 2.25pm. The parade will make its way to the World War Two memorial on Grape Lane where wreath laying will take place at 2.45pm. The parade will reach All Saints Church where a service of remembrance will begin at 3.10pm.