Remembrance Day services will take place in Trafford on Sunday

The services will take place on Sunday 14 November for Remembrance Day, with eight events to be held.

The services will allow people in Trafford to pay tribute to the men and women who gave their lives in both world wars and in recent conflicts.

Last year, Covid restrictions meant that only one worship service was held in the district, which was by invitation only.

This year, however, will see a return to eight services in the borough, all of which will be open to the public.

In accordance with current Covid guidelines, those planning to attend are asked not to do so if they show symptoms of the virus. Residents are also asked to take a lateral flow test in advance and should not participate if the result is positive to minimize the risk of infection.

Messenger Newspapers: Remembrance Day service in Altrincham 2019 (Image: Trafford Council).Remembrance Day service in Altrincham 2019 (Image: Trafford Council).

The Mayor of Trafford, Cllr Laurence Walsh, will lead civilian dignitaries at the public service, which this year takes place on Chester Road, Stretford. The service begins at 10:55 after the arrival of the parade of uniformed organizers.

The mayor said: “It is a great privilege to be able to honor our heroes who gave their lives to defend our precious freedoms.

“It’s particularly gripping after not being able to hold services throughout our neighborhood last year.

“I would urge everyone to show their respect on Remembrance Sunday and reflect on the sacrifice our service men and women have made on our behalf.”

The other services take place in Altrincham, Bowdon, Hale, Hale Barns, Urmston, Partington and Sale.

All details of the services can be found below.

Altrincham – The service starts at. 10:50, Garden of Remembrance, Dunham Road (opposite St Margaret’s Church), Altrincham, WA14 4AQ

Bowdon – The service starts at 10:00, Bowdon Parish Church (St Mary’s), Stamford Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, WA14 3BN

Hale – Service starts at 3:15 p.m., War Memorial, Broomfield Lane / Ollerbarrow Road, Hale

Hale Barns – The service starts at 10:55, All Saints Parish Church, Hale Road, Hale Barns, Altrincham WA15 8SP

Partington – Service starts at 11:00, moved to: War Memorial, The Green, Lock Lane, Partington, M31 4PY

Sale – Service starts at 10:40, RĂ„dhusudsalg, Skolevej, Udsalg, M33 7ZF

Stretford – Service starts 10:55, War Memorial, 838 Chester Road, Stretford, M32 0QJ

Urmston – Service starts 10:55, War Memorial, Davyhulme Circle, Urmston, M41 0ST

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