A Remembrance event that was held before the pandemic (Credit: Havering Council)
Last year Remembrance services were unable to go ahead due to COVID-19 restrictions.
This year there will be services on Armistice Day and there will also be a number of events throughout the borough on Remembrance Sunday.
Councillor John Mylod, Mayor of Havering, said: “Following last year’s coronavirus restrictions, it is pleasing to be able to come together and mark Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday again in Havering.
“It gives the borough a chance to remember our servicemen and women, who gave so much in order to keep us safe.
“We should all be proud to stand as a community to mark this significant occasion each November which highlights the sacrifices our Armed Forces have and continue to make.”
A service will be held in Market Place, Romford, to mark Armistice Day at around 10.45am on Thursday, 11 November.
The Royal British Legion Hornchurch will also be holding a service at 10.50am at the War Graves behind St Andrews Church.
The events for Remembrance Day, Sunday 14 November, are as follows;
Romford – Parade from outside the Liberty shopping centre, Western Road at 10.30am, followed by a service in Coronation Gardens.
Upminster – Parade at 10.45am, followed by a service at the War Memorial, Corbets Tey Road.
Hornchurch – Parade at 10.15am, followed by a service at St. Andrew’s Church.
Elm Park – Service at 11am at the Royal British Legion.
Harold Hill – Service 11am at the War Memorial, Hilldene Avenue.
Harold Wood – Service at 10.40am at the New War Memorial, Arundel Road.
Harold Wood – Service at 10.50am at Memorial Hall, parade to St. Peter’s Church.
Rainham – Service at 10.30am at Mardyke Community Centre.
You can find out more about Remembrance Services in Havering at https://www.havering.gov.uk/remembrance
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