IN OTLEY a Remembrance Day parade will set off from the bottom of Station Road at 2pm on Sunday, November 11.

The procession will make its way through town to The Bridge United Reformed Church, on Bridge Street, where a Remembrance Service will be held at 2.30pm.

Afterwards the parade will reform and proceed to the Memorial Garden, on Bondgate, for the Laying of Wreaths.

Town Mayor Councillor Mary Vickers is inviting all organisations who wish to march to meet on Station Road at 1.45pm.

Other Remembrance Weekend events in Otley during will include an early evening peal of the bells at All Saints Parish Church on Saturday, November 10 and a half-muffled, commemorative ringing of the church’s bells on Sunday before the 10am service.

The full bells will sound again at 12.30pm in an open ringing celebration of the centenary of the Armistice - and they will sound again at 7.05pm as part of the national Battle’s Over - A Nation’s Tribute event.

Otley Bellman Terry Ford will then recite A Cry For Peace Around The World, a cry that will also be uttered by about 140 other town criers around the country at the same time.

In Bramhope the Remembrance parade will set off from the Village Hall at 10.30am on Sunday and proceed down Old Lane and Eastgate to the Memorial Garden.

A ceremony and the laying of wreaths will then take place at the war memorial at 10.45am, led by Rev Roger Smith from Bramhope Methodist Church, and be followed by a Remembrance and Civic service at the church.

In Pool-in-Wharfedale a 9.30am Remembrance service will be held at St Wilfrid’s Church and be followed by a short service at the Cenotaph from 10.45am, attended by Parish Council Chair Councillor Hazel Lee and other councillors and dignitaries.

A garden seat will then be dedicated to the fallen in the garden of remembrance.