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Remembrance Sunday parade and service in Worcester

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Over 400 people are expected to join Worcester's Remembrance Sunday parade which will take place on Sunday 13 November. The parade will march to the Cathedral for the annual Service of Remembrance. This year, around 50 veterans and 70 serving officers with the Queen's Royal Hussars, will be joining the parade through the city streets. The Queen's R...

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Mayor of Worcester to mark VJ Day anniversary

The Mayor of Worcester, Councillor Stephen Hodgson

The Mayor of Worcester, Councillor Stephen Hodgson, will release a video message on Sunday to mark the anniversary of VJ Day, the last day of the Second World War. VE Day in May 1945 marked the end of the Second World War in Europe, but the fighting continued in the Far East for more than three more months. It was only with the announcement of Impe...

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Remembrance in the lockdown

Remember at home

The Mayor of Worcester is asking city residents to remember the fallen and support the Poppy Appeal from home during the new lockdown. The normal war memorial ceremony and military parade have been cancelled and the new lockdown rules mean that Worcester Cathedral's remembrance service will not be open to the public. Veterans and other residents ar...

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Mark Remembrance Sunday from home, says Mayor of Worcester

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The Mayor of Worcester is calling on Worcester residents, members of the armed forces and veterans to mark Remembrance Sunday from home this year. The impact of the pandemic and the need for social distancing mean that the traditional Civic Procession from the Guildhall to the Cathedral, the Military Parade and the ceremonial laying of wreaths at t...

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