Packed church for Sunday service

MEMBERS of the Littleport branch of the Royal British Legion joined the wider community in marking Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday over the weekend. A short service at the town s memorial in Parsons Lane on Saturday was followed by a memorial servic

MEMBERS of the Littleport branch of the Royal British Legion joined the wider community in marking Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday over the weekend.

A short service at the town's memorial in Parsons Lane on Saturday was followed by a memorial service at the memorial to Soham rail disaster hero Jim Nightall at the library, where he is commemorated with a plaque.

Sunday saw a march of legion members from Littleport Ex-serviceman's Club to the war memorial, before a service of remembrance at St George's Church.

"Everything went well and the church was packed on Sunday morning," said Royal British Legion branch secretary Ron Bidwell.


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"We had more people than ever before."

A band concert and a short service of remembrance at Littleport Leisure Centre in the evening concluded the weekend.

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