27th Oct, 2020

Rubery marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day as hundreds turn-out on Remembrance Sunday

Tristan Harris 10th Nov, 2019 Updated: 10th Nov, 2019

THE ANNUAL Remembrance Sunday commemoration in Rubery was attended by several hundred people earlier today.

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After the traditional service at the Rubery Memorial Club on New Road, there was a two-minute silence and wreath-laying.

The parade then made it’s way down New Road before dispersing.

Paul Roberts, the chairman of the Rubery and Rednal Royal British Legion, said: “It went very well – the centenary of the end of the First World War last year and this year’s 75th anniversary of D-Day has inspired people to come out and pay their respects.”

Click below to hear our audio interview with Paul.

A  service at St Chad’s Church for those who prefer to be indoors was attended by more than 100 people.

It concluded at 11am with the two-minute silence.

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