Castle Point Councillors will be paying their respects at locations around the Borough on Armistice Day, 11th November and Remembrance Services on Sunday, 14th November 2021.
The Salvation Army, Hadleigh, will hold a short Act of Remembrance outside the Salvation Army Temple, London Road, Hadleigh at 10.50am. Please assemble outside on green by 10.40am. Two Minutes’ Silence will be observed, and the service will last approximately 20 minutes.
Thundersley Village, Hart Road, will also be holding a short Act of Remembrance, led by Reverend Andrew Hudson from St Peter’s Church, at the Thundersley War Memorial, at 10.50am. The Two Minutes’ Silence will be observed at 11am. Please gather by 10.40am.
The Mayor, Cllr Mrs Patricia Haunts & Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mrs Jay Blissett are attending the Royal British Legion Remembrance Service at the Paddocks Community Centre, Canvey Island, at 10.40 am conducted by the Reverend Marion Walford. This includes observance of the Two Minutes’ Silence.
The service, like last year, is held outside in the grounds of the Paddocks, so participants are advised to wrap up warmly and take a folding chair if they wish to sit down.
After the service there will be the laying of wreaths at the War Memorial, the Civic Procession will then parade to the down to the British Legion, Denham Road.
The Leader of the Council & Past Mayor, Cllr Andrew Sheldon is attending the service in St. Mary’s Parish Church, South Benfleet, starting at 9.45 am, please assemble by 9.40am, this is followed by the service outside with the Youth Organisations at the War Memorial commencing at 11.00 am. Fr Ron Wiffen will be taking the outdoor mass on that day. The Two Minutes’ Silence will be observed and laying of wreaths.
Past Mayor, Cllr Godfrey Isaacs is attending the Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance in St. James’ Parish Church conducted by Reverend Ruth Cartwright. The service starts at 10.55 am and will end about 11.45 am.
Civic representatives will make their own way to the War Memorial (walking on the footpath) for a short service at 12 noon and laying of wreaths.
Past Mayor, Cllr Colin Riley, will be attending the service at St Peter's Church, Thundersley. Please assemble outside on the vicarage green by 10.40am, the Two Minutes silence will be observed at 11.00 am. Following which there will be an opportunity to lay wreaths. For those that wish to stay for Morning Worship, you may do so at 11.15 am.