Month: November 2017

Thank you

While our veterans rightly took pride of place at Sunday’s Remembrance Parade, I would like to take the opportunity to personally thank those who gave up their Sunday morning to help make sure the event went off smoothly by helping to marshall traffic. Standing with barriers in the middle of a road directing cars and wandering pedestrians isn’t glamorous however without the resolute souls it just wouldn’t have been possible to close the streets for this traditional event. Firstly I must thank Nobby Clark for his tireless work in organising the parade, despite his calm exterior it’s truly a...

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Grantham Remembrance Parade 2017

Following changes to the way the Police support Remembrance Day Parades across the county, Grantham’s parade is set to continue, assisted by volunteers to help manage the traffic. Following discussions with Lincolnshire Police and Lincolnshire County Council Highways Department the route along the High Street, from St Peter’s Hill to St Wulfrum’s and back has been agreed. The parade will form up on the High Street outside the Post Office and move off at 1020 to St Wulfrum’s Church. Following the service the parade will reform and return along the High Street to St Peter’s Hill, taking the salute...

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