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Light for a life Wigan & Leigh Hospice Courier The WIGAN We will always remember them Celebrate the life of loved ones Forms can be collected and returned to any local NAT WEST branch in addition to the usual Hospice locations email: Wigan’s Good News Paper November 13th 2012 w h 25 p er e so ld Issue no 209 Villeray & Boch Bathrooms from as little as £875.00 inc VAT * On orders placed before 23/12/12. Installation extra By Hannah Smith WIGAN borough fell silent on Remembrance Sunday at 11 o’clock to honour the fallen. Hundreds of people gathered around the borough’s cenotaphs on Remembrance Sunday, to pay tribute to the brave soldiers who died for their country. The Mayor of Wigan, Councillor Myra Whiteside, and Wigan MP Lisa Nandy honoured the Armed Forces at All Saint’s Parish Church in Wigan. Chief Executive of Wigan Council, Donna Hall, and local councillors, George Davies, Steve Damber, Phyll Cullen Lynne Holland and Rona Winkworth were also in attendance. aqua: bathing excellence 16/18 Market Street, Standish, Wigan WN6 0HN TEL: 01257 425812 Standishers gather around cenotaph to honour the fallen Councillors, the military, schools and community groups, paraded from the Town Hall to the cenotaph, outsideAll Saints’Parish Church. More than 500 people gathered around the cenotaph to pay their respects. The Reverand Ray Hutchinson led a service at the cenotaph and at the Parish Church of All Saints’, Wigan, which followed the cenotaph ceremony. In a procession at Standish, war veterans, members of the Royal British Legion, Wigan Council members, church organisations and youth clubs paraded to the cenotaph for a short service and the laying of the reefs. People young and old congregated around the cenotaph for a service led by the Reverend Andrew Holliday. Following the short service at the cenotaph, the procession marched to St. Wilfrid’s Church where another service took place. Bugler, Ian Wilde, of Standish St. Wilfrid’s Church Lads and Church Girls Bridge, played the Last Post and Reveille during both services. This was a special Remembrance Sunday for the Standish Branch of the Royal British Legion, as the Standish branch celebrated its 90th anniversary in February of this year. Ceremonys were also held in Abram, Ashton-inMakerfield, Aspull, Atherton, Golborne, Hindley, Leigh, Lowton, Platt Bridge, Shevington and Tyldesley to honour the fallen. Pictures Special: Page Two Royal British Legion attendsAlbert Hall ceremony: Page three franco’s Italian Restaurant 5 Rodney Street, Wigan CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS BOOKINGS NOW BEING TAKEN Sunday - Wednesday All night throughout December 3 Course Dinner for £12.95 Tel: 01942 248668 Fax: 01942 248775 Open: Lunchtime Thurs - Fri 12pm - 2pm Mon - Sat Eve 5.30pm - Midnight Sunday from 4pm Email: 1 DOMESTIC APPLIANCE CENTRE YOUR LOCAL DYSON SPECIALIST Sales, Spares & Repairs to most... • Washing Machines • Cookers • Dryers • Fridges • Freezers • Dishwashers • Vacuums • Etc FREE Delivery, Connection & Removal of Old Appliance 01257 473705 37 High Street, Standish Wigan,WN6 OHA New and Reconditioned Appliances Always In Stock

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