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Armistice Day to be Marked on the Yorkshire Coast

Armistice Day to be Marked on the Yorkshire Coast

Published by Matthew Pells at 6:01am 11th November 2019.

Armistice Day events are taking place along the Yorkshire Coast this morning.

The two minute silence will be marked at events in Whitby on Dock End, in Scarborough at Alma Square and in Bridlington at the War Memorial Gardens.

Martin Jolly is chair of the Royal British Legion in Bridlington.

He says it's important to remember the nations fallen.

Peter Parkinson is chairman of the Royal British Legion in Scarborough believes it's important to keep remembering the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces.

In Bridlington the Armistice Day event takes place at at 10.45am - people are being asked to gather at the War Memorial Garden and then a two minute silence will be observed at 11am. The service will be led by Reverend Matthew Pollward from the Priory.

In Scarborough there will be a small gathering at Alma Square at 10:45 for a short service by Vicar David Dixon from St. Martin-on-the-Hill. There will be a few prayers and appearance from the Mayor of Scarborough Borough and the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire.

Whitby's Armistice Day Service takes place at 10:50 at Dockend. 

Yorkshire Coast Radio will broadcast a special programme, starting at 10:47, which will include the two minute silence.



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