Remembrance Sunday Commemorations –
Remembrance Sunday 2019 – 10th November flyer
The Town Council have begun preparations for this years’ Remembrance parade & commemorations. The Parade will be led by the Yorkshire Military Brass Band, the Combined Cadet Forces, Edlington Brownies, and other Community Groups and the Chesterfield Chevrons Marching Band.
The parade commences from the Hilltop Centre at 10.25am, following a route down Edlington Lane, onto Main Avenue, up Nelson Road and down St John’s Road to collect the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of South Yorkshire and the Town Mayor from St John’s Church (after the requiem mass at 9am). The parade will arrive at the Cenoptaph garden for 10.50am and the service of Remembrance commences at 9.55am led by Father Stephen Edmonds.
All members of the community are welcome to attend.
If you would like to lay a tribute at the Cenotaph on the morning, please contact Simon Oldham at the Council or speak with Julie Slyde (St John’s Ambulance) who will coordinate activities on the day as parade marshall .
Town Clerk 28/10/19
Remembrance Sunday 2018 – 11th November
The Town Council have now finalised plans for the Remembrance parade & commemorations. The Parade will be led by the Hammonds Saltaire Brass Band, the Combined Cadet Forces, Edlington Brownies, and other Community Groups and the Chesterfield Chevrons Marching Band. Please see publicity flyer with full details of the arrangements and timings for the day. A special requiem mass will also be held at St John’s Church at 9am. Again, this year we are pleased to announce the Her Majesty the Queen will be sending the Deputy Lieutenant of South Yorkshire, Sue Scholey DL to represent her on the day in continued support of the Remembrance commemorations in our community. If you would like to lay a tribute at the Cenotaph on the morning, please contact Simon Oldham at the Council or speak with Lieutenant Sarah Jones on the day.
Remembrance Sunday 2017
This years remembrance commemoration was held on Sunday 12th November, 2017 at the Cenotaph garden, on Edlington Lane. Cadet Forces and the Chestefield Chevrons Band marched from the Hilltop Centre to the Cenotaph garden led by Parade Marshall Lieutenant Sarah Lister. The Town Council were pleased that once again the Deputy Lord Lieutenant (DLL) of South Yorkshire was in attendance and along with the Town Mayor , undertook an inspection of the Cadet Forces after the Remembrance Service up at the Hilltop Centre. Amongst the the photo gallery, pictured below are the winners of the Best dressed Cadet – Corporal Sam Curtis of the Army Cadets and the best dressed Cadet Force – Corpe of Drums & Doncaster Detachment, seen being presented with their award by the DLL and Town Mayor.
The Town Council would like to say a particular thank you to Father Stephen Edmonds, supported by Father David for conducting the service of Remembrance and to everyone who participated including local Edlington residents who came along and paid their respects. The commemoration once again proved to be a huge success.
For further details on the preparations for this years Remembrance commemorations, please click on the flyer
Sunday 13th November, 2016.
The Town Council would like to say a huge thank you to the local community who came out in force and supported our parade and service commemorations at the Cenotaph. In addition, our sincere gratitude also goes to the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of South Yorkshire, Mr Christopher Jewitt for his attendance representing the Queen, and for all the support offered by the Hill Top Centre and the participation of the various Cadet forces and the Chesterfield Chevrons marching band who all contributed making the day a very special event.
The Town Mayor carried out a muster inspection of the Cadet forces after the commemorations and presented a shield to the best dressed Cadet force (Police Cadet’s) and the best dressed Cadet (Cadet Belton Balby detachment C Company Acf)