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St Anne’s pupils attend Remembrance ceremony at Grantham cemetery

Children from St Anne’s Primary School followed in the footsteps of pupils before them by attending an annual Remembrance service at Grantham Cemetery on Wednesday.

Each year, youngsters from the Grantham school attend the poignant service in memory of those who gave their lives during the First World War.

Remembrance service at Grantham Cemetery, attended by pupils of St Anne's Primary School.
Remembrance service at Grantham Cemetery, attended by pupils of St Anne's Primary School.

The Rev David Shenton, the vicar of St Anne’s Church, led the service. The Last Post was played by Chris Standen.

** On Sunday will be the annual Remembrance parade through Grantham town centre. Roads will close (Wharf Road, St Peter’s Hill, High Street, Vine Street and Swinegate) during the parade, which will leave the bus station at 10.20am, led by the RAF Waddington Pipe Band.

They will march to St Wulfram’s Church where a service will take place and wreaths laid at the war memorial in the churchyard.

The parade back through town will begin at around 12.30pm. Families are invited to line the streets to pay their respects to those killed during conflicts.

Finally, the Garden of Remembrance on St Peter’s Hill will close at 11am on Wednesday, November 11.


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