Parade set to return as plans put in place for Remembrance Sunday in Berwick

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Plans are being put together to mark Remembrance Sunday in Berwick.

Commemorations were scaled back last year due to the Covid pandemic and social distancing requirements.

However, a civic service and parade are being planned for Sunday, November 14

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It begins at 9.45am with a service in Berwick Parish Church with organisations restricted to just one representative.

Remembrance in Berwick.Remembrance in Berwick.
Remembrance in Berwick.

Afterwards, a parade led by Berwick Pipe Band will move on to the Castlegate war memorial for a short prayer, the sounding of The Last Post and a two minute silence at 11am.

Wreaths will be laid by representatives of up to 40 organisations, led by Lord Joicey, deputy lieutenant of Northumberland.

A blessing will be read and the parade will then proceed along Castlegate and Marygate past the town hall.

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The mayor’s representative will also attended services at Tweedmouth war memorial at 12.15pm and Spittal war memorial at 12.45pm and a 6pm service at St Andrews Wallace Green and Lowick Church of Scotland.

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