Remembrance events as towns honour the fallen


Dunstable and Houghton Regis will pay tribute to the fallen at Remembrance events on Sunday, November 11.

> In Dunstable, the parade of ex-service personnel and uniformed organisations will assemble in Grove House Gardens at 10.15am.

They will march via High Street North to High Street South, and on to the War Memorial in Priory Gardens.

Dunstable mayor Councillor Pat Staples will take the salute at Priory House. The Act of Remembrance and wreath-laying ceremony takes place at the memorial at 11am.

A short Remembrance service will then be held in Priory Church.

All are welcome to attend the events. Dunstable Town Council is keen to involve young people. School representatives are invited to take part in the parade and lay wreaths.

> In Houghton Regis, a Remembrance service will be held at All Saints Parish Church at 10am on Sunday. An Act of Remembrance will follow immediately at the Memorial Stone on The Green, at 11am.

These events will be led by the Houghton branch of the Royal British Legion, with Father Brian Wheelhouse officiating. Light refreshments will then be served at the Memorial Hall.