Remembrance Day, Greenhead Park, 11th November 2016

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Remembrance Day, 2016

People across Kirklees fell silent on 11th November to remember the dead of conflicts stretching back more than a century.   In Greenhead Park a record 600 people including veterans, schoolchildren and students were involved in the laying of more than 30 wreaths. Those attending included Mayor of Kirklees Jim Doods and his wife Carol, Honley MP Jason McCartney, Vice Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire Tim Hare and, from Huddersfield & District Army Veterans Association, Captain Ian Fillan and Major Stephen Armitage, The service was led by the Rev Canon Simon Moor and the Bishop of Huddersfield, the Rt Revd Jonathan Gibbs, gave a short address.

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