Burnley falls silent for Remembrance Sunday

Burnley fell silent on Remembrance Sunday as the borough marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

Tuesday, 13th November 2018, 9:14 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th November 2018, 10:41 am

The commemoration centred on Burnley’s Peace Garden where a service of remembrance was held, conducted by the Bishop of Burnley, the Rt Rev.Philip North, Fr Roger Parker, chaplain to the Royal British Legion and Fr David Featherstone. Representatives from the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment also took part.

The Mayor of Burnley, Coun. Charlie Briggs, and other civic dignitaries laid poppy wreaths at the memorial before another service was held at the town’s cenotaph in Towneley Park.