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How to mark Remembrance Sunday in Kettering

How to mark Remembrance Sunday in Kettering

Kettering residents are invited to help commemorate all those who sacrificed their lives for our country.

Kettering Town Council and the Kettering Branch of the Royal British Legion will be holding an event this year on Remembrance Sunday 12 November.

There will be a parade and Service of Remembrance, starting at 2pm in the Market Place, after which dignitaries and troops will parade to the War Memorial for the Service of Remembrance.

The Mayor of Kettering, Cllr Emily Fedorowycz, will represent the townsfolk of Kettering at the event, also in attendance will be the King's representative in the county, Deputy Lord Lieutenant Vice Air Marshall Chris Luck CB MB, Kettering MP Philip Hollobone the Chair of North Northamptonshire Council, Cllr Barbara Jenney as well as representatives from different faith groups, emergency services, scouts, guides, cadets, veterans and other local organisations.

Cllr Emily Fedorowycz said: "I am honoured to be able to mark Kettering's Remembrance Day Service and Parade this year. Everyone is welcome to come along and take part in this moment of reflection, as we think about peace, and hold in our hearts those overseas and suffering in these current conflicts.

"At harrowing times like these it is so important to come together, support one another and have gratitude for the peaceful lives we get to lead thanks to the sacrifice of so many."

To enable the event to be staged safely, the road around the war memorial will be closed from 1 to 5pm on Sunday 12 November. Road closure signs around the area will direct traffic to alternative routes and the road will be opened as soon as possible after the crowds have cleared.

Posted: Wed, 1 Nov 2023

Tags: News, Remembrance, Town Centre