Video: Rutland communities hold Remembrance Sunday services

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Service personnel who have died during conflicts were honoured at solemn services and parades across Rutland to mark Remembrance Sunday yesterday.

In Oakham, the Remembrance Parade took place in the afternoon, before a service was held at All Saints’ Church. The congregation at All Saints’ Church united for a service at the parish church before moving to the village war memorial for a two-minute silence at 11am and then returning to the church for the rest of the service.

Remembrance Day parade and service at Oakham. Wreath laying at the war memorial at All Saints Church.'Photo: MSMP101113-049ow

Remembrance Day parade and service at Oakham. Wreath laying at the war memorial at All Saints Church.'Photo: MSMP101113-049ow

Following the service a wreath was laid at the war memorial and the Lord Lieutenant of Rutland, Dr Laurence Howard, took the salute at Crown Walk.

In Uppingham a service was held at All Saints’ Church at 10am.

Villages across the area also marked the occasion.

A service was held at St John’s Church, Caldecott; St Andrew’s Church, Whissendine and St Nicholas’ Church, Stretton.

Langham residents gathered at the war memorial ahead of a service inside the church.

Today (Monday), November 11 a two-minute silence was be observed at Crown Walk, Oakham, at 11am.