NORTHWICH is set to remember those that lost their lives in battle for their country on Sunday.

Each year, the the town council organises the Remembrance Parade in partnership with the Royal British Legion and St Helens Church.

Last year saw a very much reduced service at the Cenotaph with just a few people attending the service due to the pandemic.

The parade will return this year, but there will be no church service, due to the high level of positive Covid cases across the borough.

It will leave Crum Hill at 10.15am turning left onto Chester Way and then into Church Road through the Lych Gates. Once at the end of the path the parade will turn left and everybody

not laying a wreath will make there way to the cenotaph along Church Road.

In Weaverham, the parish council will formally Dedicate the Memorial Bench installed on Northwich Road (opposite the Co-op) at 2pm on Remembrance Sunday.

This will be followed by the usual parade via Northwich Road, Wallerscote Road and Church Lane to St Mary’s Church for the laying of wreaths at the War Memorial, two-minutes silence and a service in the church.

The Memorial Bench was commissioned and installed last year but the Dedication had to be postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Chairman of the Parish Council, Cllr Peter Wilkinson said: "The Memorial Bench was commissioned as a unique and appropriate memorial to those Weaverham men and women who have given their lives in the service of our country.

"The bench was designed and made by local blacksmiths at Bartington Forge and is a fitting tribute to the fallen of two World Wars and other conflicts which will enhance the village for many years to come."