Over the Remembrance Day weekend, representatives of Broxbourne Borough Council attended various Commemoration services across the Borough to pay respects to those who lost their lives in the two World Wars.
The Deputy Mayor, Cllr David Taylor, attended an act of remembrance and a wreath-laying ceremony in Cheshunt, at the memorial at the rear of the Almshouses, Turners Hill.
In Hoddesdon, The Mayor of Broxbourne Council, Cllr Steve Wortley, attended an act of remembrance and a wreath-laying ceremony at the memorial. The ceremony was followed by a service at 11am at St. Catherine’s and St, Paul’s.
The Leader of Broxbourne Council, Cllr Lewis Cocking, attended a remembrance service at Goffs Oak Methodist Church and afterwards attended a wreath-laying ceremony at the Goffs Oak War Memorial.
The Council was represented by the Deputy Leader, Cllr David Holliday at the Remembrance Day commemoration in Broxbourne. The ceremony was held at St. Augustine’s Church, followed by an act of Remembrance at the Broxbourne War Memorial in Broxbourne Recreation Ground.
On Monday 11 November, Council representatives and members of the public attended a Remembrance Service at Cedars Park, organised by the Friends of Cedars Park group. The ceremony was held in front of the World War One Commemorative statue, with the replica tank behind.
The Mayor of Broxbourne Council, Cllr Steve Wortley, said: “The wonderful services across our Borough over the weekend were a striking reminder of the message of Remembrance Day, attracting huge numbers to pay their respects. I hope that many residents and members of the public were able to attend and were inspired by those who gave their lives for their country. We will remember them.”
For further information on commemorative events in the Borough, please visit www.broxbourne.gov.uk.