Remembrance services held across Royston and district to honour those who died in war

PUBLISHED: 10:41 09 November 2015 | UPDATED: 11:42 10 November 2015

The procession. PICTURE: Amy Murphy Photography

The procession. PICTURE: Amy Murphy Photography

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Heroes who have lost their lives defending the country were honoured with a series of Remembrance Services in Royston and district on Sunday.

The Remembrance march in Royston began at Queens Road at 10.15am and ended in Stamford Avenue.

Paying respects in front of the war memorial in Melbourn Street. PICTURE: Amy Murphy PhotographyPaying respects in front of the war memorial in Melbourn Street. PICTURE: Amy Murphy Photography

The Afternoon at the Legion was then held at the club in Mill Road and featured live music from Jayne Darling, food, a bar and poppy appeal raffle.

Oliver aged six, is one of the youngest volunteers who also suffers from EDs (Ehlers Danlos syndrome) which causes pain, dislocations and fatigue. He spent three hours selling poppies in Tesco.Oliver aged six, is one of the youngest volunteers who also suffers from EDs (Ehlers Danlos syndrome) which causes pain, dislocations and fatigue. He spent three hours selling poppies in Tesco.

Over at Duxford Imperial War Museum, RAF cadets and standard bearers marched from the Hangar Base to the Conservation Hall in AirSpace before the traditional service of remembrance at 1pm, which was led by the Reverend Phil Sharkey.

A service was also held in Melbourn at 10.50am in All Saints’ Church.

The organisers of the Royston Poppy Appeal would like to thank all the volunteers who helped out, including Oliver aged six (pictured) – one of the youngest volunteers who suffers from EDs – Ehlers Danlos syndrome – which causes pain, dislocations and fatigue.

He was committed to the cause and spent three hours selling poppies in Tesco.

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