The Remembrance Day service took place on Sunday,
11th November 2007. The parade was led by a lone piper, Euan McDermott
and the union Flag was carried by young people from First Ash Vale
Local MP Michael Gove, Chairman of the Council
Nigel Manning, Acting Clerk Carole Olive and members of Ash Parish
Council were joined in the parade from the Ash Centre to the War
Memorial, by other uniformed organisations, together with pupils
from Ash Manor School and members of the U3A (University of the
A moving service was jointly conducted by Reverend
Keith Bristow, Father David Osbourne and Mrs Mary Lamont. Councillor
Nigel Manning, Chairman of the Parish Council led the wreath laying
The North East Hampshire Area School Band provided the music and
the bugler for the Last Post and Reveille. Tim Edwards of the St.
John’s Ambulance Brigade once again, efficiently marshalled
Following the service, the parade returned to the
Ash Centre where the salute was taken by Councillor Manning as the
various contingents marched past. At the end of the march past,
Councillor Manning thanked all the groups and organizations that had
contributed to the event, and everyone else who had attended it.
Tea and coffee were then served in the Ash Centre by members of
St. Peter’s Church.