Eastleigh Borough is set to unite with the nation to honour those who have fallen in times of conflict. Services will be taking place throughout the Borough of Eastleigh at 11am on Sunday 10 November 2019 to remember those who gave their lives in two world wars and other conflicts.
The Mayor of Eastleigh, Councillor Darshan Mann, along with representatives of Eastleigh's twin towns of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges in France and Kornwestheim in Germany, will be attending the morning service at the War Memorial, Leigh Road Recreation Ground in Eastleigh; Deputy Mayor, Councillor Cynthia Garton, will be attending the morning service at St Edward's Church, Netley Abbey.
The Mayor, along with the representatives of our twin towns, will also be attending the service at the Military Cemetery, Royal Victoria Country Park at 3pm in the afternoon.
The Council will also be supporting the Royal British Legion’s call for the observance of the two minute silence at 11am on Monday 11 November. The ceremony is open to all and will be hosted by the Mayor at the War Memorial in Leigh Road Recreation Ground, Eastleigh.
A number of road closures will be in force during the 11am Sunday services and parades across the Borough:
Remembrance Services around the Borough – Sunday 10 November
Hamble-le-Rice - Service at St Andrews Church at 10am
Hedge End – Parade starts at 10.30am from the 2000 Centre, St Johns Road, Hedge End
Netley – Parade from Royal Victoria Country Park at 10.10am followed by service at St Edward the Confessor Church.
Netley - Wreath laying ceremony in the Military Cemetery at the Royal Victoria Country Park at 3pm. Please note there is no vehicular access to the Military Cemetery
Hedge End Closed: St John's Road, between its junctions with Bursledon Road and Alexandra Road. From: 10am to 12 noon.
Netley Abbey Closed: Victoria Road entire length from Grange Road to St Edward's Church. From: 10am to 10.40am.