Eastleigh observed a two-minute silence at this morning’s Armistice Day service at the town’s war memorial.
The Remembrance Sunday service in both St. Boniface Church and St. Martin in the Wood Church will start at 10.45am.
Eastleigh Borough Council also informs us of services across Eastleigh on Remembrance Sunday. See details below:
Services will be taking place throughout the Borough of Eastleigh on Sunday 13 November to remember those who gave their lives in two world wars and other conflicts across the world.
Mayor of Eastleigh Cllr Des Scott will be attending the morning service at the War Memorial, Leigh Road Recreation Ground whilst past Mayors Cllr Malcolm Cross and Jane Welsh will be attending morning services at Netley Abbey and Chandler’s Ford respectively. The Mayor will also be attending a short service of remembrance at the Military Cemetery, Royal Victoria Country Park at 3pm.
A number of road closures will be in force during services and parades across Eastleigh Borough.
Eastleigh observed a two-minute silence at this morning’s Armistice Day service at the town’s war memorial. pic.twitter.com/HKSojb7TAj
— Eastleigh Borough (@EastleighBC) November 11, 2016
Closed: High Street, from its junction with Holmesland Lane to its junction with Winchester Street From: 10:45am – 11.15am
Closed: Mitchell Road, Wells Place (for their entire lengths) Other roads affected include Desborough Road, Leigh Road, A335 Romsey Road From: One parade between 9am and 12 noon as required – closures in place as parade passes
Closed: Fair Oak Road (including The Square) between its junctions with Botley Road and Summerlands Road; and B3354 Botley Road and Winchester Road between Mortimers Lane and its junction with Eastleigh Road. between 10am and 12 noon as required –closures in place as parade passes
Closed: St Johns Road, between its junctions with Bursledon Road and Foord Road From: 10am to 12 noon Netley Abbey Closed: Victoria Road entire length to Grange Road to St Edwards Church From: 10am to 12 noon
Closed: High Street, West End from its junction with Lower New Road and Upper New Road to its junction with Moorgreen Road, West End Road is closed from High St to Moorhill Road and St James Road from High Street to Hope Road From: 10.30am to 11.30am
Closed: West Drive (Scout Hut Junction with Spring Lane) Spring Lane (West Drive to Church Road) Church Road (Spring Lane to Longmead Ave) 10.15 to 10.30, Scout Hut to Church 11.30-11.45 Church to Scout Hut.
Sharing a poem
Finally, here is the poem “In Flanders Fields” (by John McCrae), recited by Leonard Cohen.
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