Remembrance Sunday marked in Seahaven

REMEMBRANCE Day parades and services will take place across Seahaven on Sunday November 13.

Veterans and residents will honour those who fought for their country with wreath laying ceremonies and two minutes of silence.

Hundreds of onlookers are expected to line the streets in Seaford, Newhaven and Peacehaven for the important event.

Seaford Royal British Legion is coordinating procedings for the town council in Seaford where a service will be held at the war memorial in Sutton Road.

The mayor of Seaford Linda Wallraven will lay wreaths at the commemoration which begins at 10.35am.

A trumpeter will play the Last Post, after which the parade will march down to St Leonard’s Church, Church Street, for a service.

Road closures will be in force on Avondale Road surrounding the war memorial, Sutton Park Road from junction with Avondale Road to Broad Street, Broad Street from Sutton Park Road to junction with Place Lane, Place Lane, Seaford.

Newhaven’s Remembrance commermorations will begin with a service at St Michael’s Church in Second Avenue, at 9.45am.

This will be followed by a parade of standard bearers walking down from the church to the war memorial from about 10.35am.

Road closures will affect Newhaven, including Neills Close, Meeching Rise, South Way, Meeching Road, High Street, Bridge Street, Newhaven.

The traditional memorial service for Peacehaven and Telscombe will be held at the Garden of Remembrance, The Church of Ascension, Bramber Avenue, Peacehaven at 11am. 

Organisations taking part in the parade will meet in the West Car Park at the Meridian Centre, Peacehaven at 10.15am.

They will then move off under the direction of the parade marshall for a service at the Garden of Remembrance.

 After the service the parade will return to the West Car Park at the Meridian Centre at 12.30pm.

 Road closures will include Meridian Way, Greenwich Way from Meridian Way to junction with Arundel Road, Arundel Road from Greenwich Way to Steyning Avenue, Peacehaven.