Media Release : 10 November 2010

Remembrance Sunday 2010

On Remembrance Sunday, 14 November, Wealden District Council will be commemorating the fallen from two world wars and those who have given their lives in more recent conflicts.

"We owe a tremendous debt to those men and women of our Armed Forces who have given their lives fighting in far away places, and the families and friends they leave behind," said Councillor Sylvia Martin, Chairman of Wealden District Council.  "On Remembrance Sunday, 14 November, we will be taking the opportunity to remember and honour them at ceremonies throughout the District."

On Sunday 14 November,  the Chairman of Wealden District Council will be attending Remembrance Services at  All Saints Church, Danehill, in the morning  and All Saints Church, Crowborough in the afternoon. She will also be laying  wreaths on behalf of the Council at the war memorials.

Councillor Jonica Fox, the vice chairman of Wealden District Council, will be attending the Remembrance Sunday  wreath laying ceremony at Hailsham War Memorial. Other District Councillors will be marking the occasion at Services of Remembrance throughout the District.

On Thursday  11 November, Armistice Day,  the Union Flag will be flown at Wealden District Council's offices in Hailsham and Crowborough.