Bromley's remembrance Sunday
8th November 2012
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This year, as with every year, there are number of evenst taking place in Bromley and the surrounding area to commemorate our fallen heroes.

During the morning of Sunday 11 November, Remembrance Day Services are taking place throughout the Borough.

Listed below are those at which the council will be represented.

BROMLEY

The Mayor, Councillor Michael Turner, the Mayoress, Mrs Janet Turner, the Chief Executive, Bob Neill MP and the Representative Deputy Lieutenant, will attend the Service in Bromley Parish Church . Those attending the service are asked to arrive by 10.45am.

After the service, the Civic party will proceed to the War Memorial for the wreath laying ceremony.

BECKENHAM WAR MEMORIAL

Councillor Stephen Wells will represent the Borough at this service. At 10.50am the re will be a service and wreath laying ceremony at Beckenham War Memorial in High Street Beckenham, lasting about 45 minutes and a parade will follow the service.

Those attending this service are asked to arrive at the War Memorial by 10.30am.

BICKLEY

Councillor Catherine Rideout will represent the Borough, read a lesson and lay a wreath at St. George's Parish Church, Bickley at the service at 10.30 a.m.

BIGGIN HILL

Councillor Benington will represent the Borough at a service at St Mark's Church at 10.30am. Councillor Norrie will represent the Borough at service at St George's Chapel at 10.30am. A wreath will be laid at St George's Chapel.

At Noon the congregations from both services will meet at the War Memorial where wreaths will be laid.

BROMLEY COMMON and KESTON

Councillor Ruth Bennett will represent the Borough at the service at Holy Trinity Church at 10.00 a.m. followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the Memorial in the churchyard at 11.00am.

Councillor Stephen Carr will represent the Borough and read a lesson at Keston Parish Church at 10.30 a.m. followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial in Heathfield Road .

CHELSFIELD and PRATTS BOTTOM

A councillor will represent the Borough and do a reading at the service at St Martin of Tours at 11.00 a.m. (to arrive at 10.45 am) during which a wreath will be laid.

CRAY VALLEY EAST

Councillor David McBride will represent the Borough at a service in St Mary Cray Parish Church at 10.00am. followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the Memorial at 11.00am.

CRAY VALLEY WEST

Councillor John Ince will represent the Borough at a service at St Barnabas Church at 10.30am.

CHISLEHURST

Councillor Eric Bosshard will lay the wreath at this Service. The service will be at St Nicholas Church at 9.30am and will be followed by a wreath laying ceremony at 11.00 a.m. at the War Memorial.

FARNBOROUGH and CROFTON

Councillor Charles Joel will lay the wreath and Councillor Tim Stevens will do the reading on behalf of the Borough. Those attending should assemble at the Lych Gate of St Giles the Abbot Church at 10.40am to join the procession down to the War Memorial.

Councillor Bob Evans will represent the Borough and lay a wreath at St Paul 's Church Crofton at 10.15am.

HAYES and CONEY HALL

Councillor Graham Arthur will represent the Borough. There will be a service at St Mary the Virgin at 10.30am followed by a short ceremony at the War Memorial in the church grounds.

MOTTINGHAM and CHISLEHURST NORTH

Councillor Charles Rideout will represent the Borough at the service at Mottingham War Memorial which commences at 10.45 a.m. in the car park of the Porcupine Public House, followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the Memorial.

Councillor Roger Charsley will represent the Borough at a service at St. Edward's Church, St. Keverne Road , which commences at 10.00 a.m.

ORPINGTON

The Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ian Payne will attend. There will be a wreath laying ceremony at Orpington War Memorial at 10.00am followed by a Service at All Saints Parish Church at 10.50am.

Afterwards the re will be a further wreath laying ceremony at Canadian Corner.

PENGE and CATOR

Councillor Bance will represent the Borough. A service will be held at St John's Church at 10.30am followed by a wreath laying ceremony and service at the Memorial opposite the Church.

Councillor Fookes will represent the Borough at Holy Trinity Church , Lennard Road . The service will commence at 10.30 a.m. followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the Memorial.

PETTS WOOD and KNOLL

Councillor Tony Owen will represent the Borough and do a reading. There will be a Service at St Francis Church at 9.55 a.m.

This will be followed by a wreath laying ceremony at Petts Wood Memorial, which is expected to take place at approximately 11.00 a.m.

PLAISTOW and SUNDRIDGE

Councillor Ellie Harmer will represent the Borough at a service at St Andrew's Church at 10.00am.

SHORTLANDS

Councillors Jefferys and Noad will lay the wreath and do the reading on behalf of the Borough. There will be a service at St Mary's Church at 10.15am. During the service the congregation will go to the War Memorial at approximately 10.45am to observe the silence and lay wreaths.

WEST WICKHAM

Councillor Jane Beckley will represent the Borough at the service and wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial at Corkscrew Hill at 10.45am.

Normandy Veterans Association Planned Pilgrimage The Normandy Veterans Association (South Eastern Branch) is trying to raise funds to help Veterans make their last pilgrimage to Normandy in 2014 to pay respect to the comrades they left behind on the battlefields.

There are currently four Veterans living in Bromley who would like to attend this event and the Association is raising funds to enable them to relive some of the events that took place and they were part of.

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