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Remembrance Parade Returns

Congleton’s Annual Remembrance Parade, organised by the Congleton branch of The Royal British Legion with support from the Town Council, will take place on Sunday 14 November.

The parade will gather at West Street car park (not Booth Street ) from 10am to leave at 10.30am. The parade led by Gary Dolman from the Royal British Legion will march along West Street and Swan Bank to enter Lawton Street via Bank Street to line up by the Cenotaph, estimated to arrive at 10.50/55am.

There will be a short service at the Cenotaph conducted by Rev. Ian Enticott and Gary Dolman. After the two minutes silence at 11am, dignitaries and associations will be called up to lay wreaths before attending a church service at St Peter’s Church. Followed by refreshments at the Town Hall for invited dignitaries.

Members of the public are invited to join the parade and Cenotaph service. If feeling unwell or displaying COVID-19 symptoms people are requested not to attend.

Lawton Street will be closed between 9.30am-12.30pm

Poppy Appeal

Every poppy makes a difference to the lives of our Armed Forces community. This year’s Poppy Appeal launches on Thursday 28 October 2021. Collectors from the Congleton divisions of the Army Cadets and RAF cadets will out in force in the community on the following dates:

Saturday 13 November

Town Centre: 10am-2pm

West Heath shopping Centre: 10am-2pm

Every person, every donation and every poppy counts. Please show your support to the amazing collectors and help to raise vital funds for the Armed Forces community.

For more information on the Poppy Appeal see: www.britishlegion.org.uk