Please see the details below for the Remembrance Parades being held next Sunday, 8th November
In Atherton the parade will assemble at 10.10am at Atherton Collieries in Alder Street for departure at 10.20am.
The parade will leave via Alder Street, turn left onto High Street and turn right onto Tyldesley Road, stopping at the Baptist Church Memorial.
It will then proceed to Tyldesley Road via Market Street and Leigh Road to the war memorial.
The parade will reassemble in Leigh Road and return along Hamilton Street to the junction with Tyldesley Road.
In Leigh the parade will assemble at Marsh Gymnasium in Ullswater Street, at 10.15am proceeding at 10.30am to the war memorial in Church Street Gardens via Railway Road, Market Street, Lord Street, Charles Street and Church Street. The Service at the war memorial will be conducted by the Clergy of Leigh during which wreaths will be laid by the various organisations.
There will be a return procession at the conclusion of the service and the route will be via Church Street, Vernon Street, Bradshawgate, Market Street and St Mary’s Way to the Town Hall Square.
A salute will be taken on the Town Hall Square when the parade passes along Market Street and those assembled on the Town Hall Square will be thanked for their attendance.
In Tyldesley the parade will assemble on the Market Square at 10.05am, proceeding at 10.25am to the war memorial in Tyldesley Cemetery via Elliott Street, Manchester Road and Hough Lane.
The Service at the war memorial will be conducted by Reverend J Hartley during which wreaths will be laid. Following the service, there will be a return procession to the Market Square via Hough Lane, Manchester Road and Elliott Street. As the parade passes the Town Hall, a salute will be taken by ward councillors and senior ex-servicemen.