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Borough prepares to remember

Remembrance Day commemoration

Page last updated at 02 November 2017 at 13:06

The Borough is set to unite with the nation to honour those who have fallen in times of conflict. Services will be taking place throughout the Borough of Eastleigh on Sunday 12 November to remember those who gave their lives in two world wars and all other conflicts across the world. 

Mayor of Eastleigh Cllr Mo Sollitt along with representatives of our twin towns of Villeneuve- Saint-Georges in France and Kornwestheim in Germany will be attending the morning service at the War Memorial, Leigh Road Recreation Ground whilst Deputy Mayor Cllr Chris Thomas will be attending the morning service at Netley Abbey and immediate past Mayor Cllr Des Scott will represent the Borough at the Chandler’s Ford service.  The Mayor and Deputy Mayor will also be attending the service at the Military Cemetery, Royal Victoria Country Park at 3pm in the afternoon.

Deputy Mayor Cllr Chris Thomas will also be attending the Armistice Day ceremony marking the two minute silence on Saturday 11 November at the War Memorial in Leigh Road Recreation Ground.

A number of road closures will be in force during the Sunday services and parades across the borough 

Botley

Closed: High Street, from its junction with Mortimers Road to its junction with Winchester Street

From: 10:45am – 11.15am

Eastleigh

Closed: Mitchell Road, Wells Place (for their entire lengths) Other roads affected include

Desborough Road, Leigh Road, A335 Romsey Road

From: One parade between 10.15am and 12.30pm as required – closures in place as parade passes

 

Fair Oak

Closed: Fair Oak Road (including The Square) between its junctions with Botley Road and Summerlands Road; and B3354 Botley Road and Winchester Road between Mortimers Lane and its junction with Eastleigh Road. between 10.30am  and 11.30am as required –closures in place as parade passes

 

Hedge End

Closed: St Johns Road, between its junctions with Bursledon Road and Alexandra Road

From: 10am to 12 noon

 

Netley Abbey

Closed: Victoria Road entire length to Grange Road to St Edwards Church

From: 10am to 12 noon

 

West End

Closed: High Street, West End from its junction with Lower New Road and Upper New Road to its junction with Moorgreen Road, West End Road is closed from High St to Moorhill Road and St James Road from High Street to Hope Road

From: 10.30am to 11.30am

 

Bishopstoke

Closed: West Drive (Scout Hut Junction with Spring Lane)

Spring Lane (West Drive to Church Road)

Church Road (Spring Lane to Longmead Ave)

10.15 to 10.30, Scout Hut to Church

11.30-11.45 Church to Scout Hut  

 

Two other services are taking place without road closures at 

Chandler’s Ford – service at St Boniface Church, Hursley Road 

Netley Abbey  - service at Military Cemetery, Royal Victoria Country Park  at 3pm