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3698538000?profile=RESIZE_710xAs many people as possible are encouraged to join Remembrance Day services taking place across the borough this weekend, to remember those who died in conflict.

The Mayor of Sefton, Councillors and other Sefton Council representatives will be present at a total of 11 services being held on Sunday, November 10.

The Mayor of Sefton, Cllr June Burns, will attend a morning service at the War Memorial, Five Lamps, St George’s Road, Waterloo at 10.30am.

Other services are to be held in Aintree, Ainsdale, Crosby, Bootle, Hightown, Ince Blundell, Litherland, Maghull and Southport.

As with previous years members of the public are asked to arrive at a service in plenty of time. This is due to the high volume of residents expected to turn out to pay their respects.

A spokesperson from Sefton Council said:

“Every year councillors and council officers from Sefton make every effort to be present at the many services taking place across the borough.

“Hopefully as many people as possible will join one of the services happening across the borough to take time to reflect on the sacrifices made by our brave service men and women.”

Services

Aintree: Sefton Parish Church, Sefton Village, L29 (10.30am)
Ainsdale: Village Green War Memorial (10:30am)
Bootle: King’s Garden’s War Memorial, Stanley Road (10.25am)
Crosby: Alexandra Park War Memorial Garden, Coronation Road (10:45am)
Formby: Holy Trinity Church, Rosemary Lane (2.50pm)
Hightown: St Stephen’s Road War Memorial (10:35am)
Ince Blundell: Lady Green Lane War Memorial (12:05pm)
Litherland: Sefton Road War Memorial (10:30am)
Maghull: St Andrew’s Church, Damfield Lane (9.50am)
Southport: Lord Street War Memorial (10:25am)
Waterloo: Five Lamps War Memorial, Gt George’s Road (10:30am)

Photo: Private H L Rheam died 2nd November 1918 buried in St Peter's Graveyard.

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