Remembrance services to be staged across Newtownabbey

Residents and veterans will gather across Antrim and Newtownabbey this weekend to pay tribute to fallen service personnel during a series of memorial events.
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The events will take place in towns and villages throughout the borough.

In Glengormley on Saturday, November 11, a parade will move off from Glengormley Methodist Church at 10.45am. A service will take place at Glengormley Park Cenotaph from 11am.

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Ballyclare War Memorial Park. (Pic: Love Ballyclare).Ballyclare War Memorial Park. (Pic: Love Ballyclare).
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Ballyclare’s act of remembrance will take place on Sunday, November 12. Starting at 10.15am, a parade will leave Royal British Legion, Avondale Drive, making its way to Ballyclare War Memorial Park where there will be a short service of remembrance. Wreaths will be laid at the cenotaph.

On Sunday, November 12, there will be a parade from Abbeyville Street to Whiteabbey Presbyterian Church at 2.30pm. This will be followed by a short halt at the War Memorial on the Shore Road for wreath laying. At 3pm there will be a service of remembrance in Whiteabbey Presbyterian Church.

In Antrim, a parade will form at 2pm in Railway Street car park ahead of a Remembrance Service in All Saints Parish Church on Sunday. At 3.50pm they will depart All Saints Parish Church for Act of Remembrance at War Memorial, Market Square.

A memorial event will be staged in Randalstown on November 12. A parade will meet at The Point, Portglenone Road at 10.15am. At 10.30am there will be a parade to the Memorial Garden for wreath laying. This will be followed by a service in Randalstown Presbyterian Church at 11am.