Press Release

Remembrance Sunday Parades

07 November 2019

The Royal British Legion is once again organising three main annual Remembrance Services in Neath Port Talbot on Sunday, November 10th.

Remembrance Sunday Parades

The Mayor, Councillor Scott Jones, will join the Parade from outside the Grand Hotel, Port Talbot, to the Cenotaph in Taibach’s Memorial Park, for the Remembrance Service and Wreath Laying followed by the Salute and March Past outside the Grand Hotel. Parade will start at 10.15 am.

The Deputy Mayor, Councillor John Warman, will be in attendance for the Salute and March Past at the Town Council Offices Neath at 10.45 am and afterwards in St. David’s Church at 11.00 am for the Remembrance Service.  Following the Service there will be a Parade to the Memorial Gates at the entrance to the Gnoll Grounds for the Laying of Wreaths.

Service at St Peter’s Church at 9.30am, followed by a walk to the War Memorial on Herbert Street for the Laying of Wreaths.

A Remembrance Day Parade will also be held in Briton Ferry, arranged by Briton Ferry Town Council. Following a remembrance service at 3pm in St Mary’s Church there will be a march to the Cenotaph, where a short service will be held.

Rolling road closures will be in place across Neath (10am – 2pm), Port Talbot (9.45am –12:15pm) and Briton Ferry (3.30pm – 5pm) in order for the events to run smoothly. Motorists are being asked for their patience during these temporary road closures.

Neath Port Talbot Council will also be observing the two minute silence in all Council buildings at 11 o'clock on Monday 11th November.

Staff and Councillors will join millions of people across the UK to reflect and observe the two minute silence in remembrance of all those who lost their lives in the service of their country.

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