Ash Parish Council

Remembrance Day 2010 -

We Will Remember Them

The 2010 Remembrance Day parade and service took place on Sunday, 14th November. The parade from the Ash Centre to the Ash War Memorial was led by lone piper, Euan McDermott. The Union Flag was carried by representatives from The Scouts Association.

The local dignitaries were led by Surrey Heath MP Michael Gove, Chairman of Ash Parish Council Councillor Nigel Manning, Clerk of the Council Carole Olive and other members of Ash Parish Council. They were joined in the parade, by members of other uniformed organisations, and members of the University of the 3rd Age.

The Service of Remembrance was jointly conducted by Father David Buckley and Reverend Keith Bristow.

Councillor Nigel Manning led the wreath laying ceremony. Followed Michael Gove MP and represenatives from the local uniformed organisations and members of U3A.

The North East Hampshire Area School Band provided the accompanying music, with three buglers sounding the evocative Last Post and Reveille. Tim Edwards of the St. John Ambulance Brigade once again efficiently marshalled the Parade.

Following the service, the parade returned to the Ash Centre where the salute was taken by Councillor Nigel Manning and Michael Gove as the various contingents marched past.

Before final dispersal, Councillor Manning thanked all the individuals, groups and organizations that had contributed towards and attended the event.

Tea and coffee were then served in the Ash Centre by members of Churches Together.