Fury as council chiefs REJECT veterans’ request for Remembrance Day 11am silence

ARMY veterans have “been hit with a brick wall” by council chiefs who snubbed their request to mark Remembrance Day with a traditional 11am silence and parade.

The 100th anniversary of the first two-minute silence will take place all over the UK at 11am on Armistice Day, November 11.

But Ammanford Town Council this week rejected a plea from ex-soldiers from the village to hold an 11am parade, service and silence in the Welsh town.

Councillors ruled the parade has to take place three hours later than the rest of the UK - missing the significant 11am national commemoration.

The parade in the town has been held at 2pm since the 50s,...
source: Express

2018-09-14 17:47
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