Remembrace Services to honour fallen

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A number of services are taking place to remember those who lost their lives defending their country.

Remembrance services will take place on Sunday, November 9, and Tuesday, November 11.

A service will take place at The War Memorial, Burns Closes, Wallsend, at 11am on Sunday, with the procession starting at Richardson Street at 10.35am.

A parade will leave Queen Alexandra College, Hawkey’s Lane, North Shields, at 10.45am to make its way to the nearby War Memorial for 10.58am on Sunday.

Officials will leave from the Forest Hall Ex-Servicemen’s Institute, at 10.30am, marching along Station Road to St Bartholomew’s Church, Longbenton, for wreath laying at 11am on Sunday, followed by a church service.

A parade will leave from the Royal British Legion on Victoria Terrace at 2.25pm and march along to the War Memorial on The Links, Whitley Bay, for a service at 3pm.

A Civic Service of Remembrance will be held at the Post-1945 Jigsaw Memorial at the White Swan Centre, Killingworth, at 11am on Tuesday, November 11, featuring a two-minute silence and laying of the wreaths.