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Nottingham buildings in lights for Remembrance Day

Over the weekend Wollaton Hall and the Council House will be lit up in red to mark Armistice Day & Remembrance Sunday and honour those who fought for their country.

There is a special service being held in the City at Victoria Embankment on Sunday.

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A Remembrance Sunday service will take place on Sunday, November 13 at the war memorial on Victoria Embankment, with representatives from both the city and county councils.

The ceremony will begin at 10.45am and will include a two-minute silence and wreath laying. It will include music from the Nottinghamshire Band of the Royal Engineers and the Nottingham Hospitals’ Choir.

It will begin with the traditional parade at Wilford Grove including Armed Forces personnel, cadets and veterans.

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Following the service, the parade will depart from the memorial and march towards Bunbury Street, saluting the Lord Lieutenant Sir John Peace before finishing.

Wreaths will be laid by Sir John, the Lord Mayor of Nottingham Councillor Wendy Smith (Lab), and county council chairman Cllr Roger Jackson (Con), as well as representatives from other authorities, the military and faith groups.

The service starts at 10.50am and will include the two-minute silence at 11am, with members of the public encouraged to attend.

The Lord Mayor Cllr Smith and the Sheriff of Nottingham Cllr Nicola Heaton will join other dignitaries for the event.

There will be no Remembrance activity in Old Market Square on Sunday

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