Remembrance Sunday Kidderminster; A RECORD number of occupants marched through Wyre Forest avenues to remember Remembrance Day which stamped a long time since the part of the arrangement.
Marches and faith gatherings were held yesterday (Sunday November 11) in Kidderminster, Bewdley, Stourport, Cookley, and Wolverely, with townsfolk joining parades to pay regard to the fallen.
The procession at Kidderminster, which was their biggest in quite a while, began from New Road Car Park at 10.30am and cleared its path through the town focus to the ward church of St Mary and All Saints for a short administration at the War Memorial and church.
Inhabitants were urged to put tea lights or candles in their windowsills at 7.18pm as a feature of the #Let their lights sparkle battle.
Councilor Martin Stooke, Mayor of Kidderminster, stated: “May I thank most heartily every one of the associations and townspeople who went to the motorcade and administration.
The colossal turnout gathered at the War Memorial was a fitting tribute to the memory of the fallen.”
Bewdley’s Remembrance Parade went through Load Street, trailed by a wreath laying service at St Anne’s Church toward the beginning of the day, and at Wribbenhall toward the evening.
The town likewise observed the “Fight’s Over” reference point lighting, just as a visual showcase outside the Guildhall in celebration of the fallen, and a Remembrance Concert at St Anne’s Church.
In Stourport, a morning parade set off from The British Legion and cleared its path through Severn Road and Mitton Street to land at the War Memorial on Vale Road.
After an extraordinary Remembrance Service at St Wulstan’s Church, the motorcade proceeded through the High Street and York Street, and back to The British Legion.
In Wolverley a Remembrance Parade advanced from the Memorial Hall down the path to St John the Baptist Church, and afterward towards the Queens Head bar at 10.25am.
Cookley occupants honored cease-fire with a procession which went from the Bulls Head bar along Lea Lane to St Peter’s Church.