Chorley Remembrance Day 2018: In pictures

It was a wet morning, but that didn't stop hundreds of people turning out to the Flat Iron car park and Astley Park to mark the Armistice.

Sunday, 11th November 2018, 12:57 pm
Updated Monday, 12th November 2018, 1:55 pm
It was a wet start to the day, as people gathered in the Flat Iron car park to await the start of the procession

On the eleventh day of the eleventh month, 100 years since the end of the First World War, they gathered to ensure we would never forget.

Young and old alike made the journey to pay their respects
A piping band lead the way up Union Street from the Flat Iron car park

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On to Park Road, to the entrance of the park where others waited patiently at the war memorial
Eyes-left, as present and former service personnel arrive at the park
Wreaths of poppies wait to be placed in front of a remembrance garden at Astley Park
There was an impressive attendance by a number of youth groups
People queued along the park patch to get near to the war memorial
Hundreds came to watch the service, and a big screen was installed for those who couldn't get near
A young cadet watches proceedings with his colleagues
Chorley MP Sir Lindsay Hoyle lays a wreath at the memorial
They came and showed their respects, and Chorley was united in silence
A couple have their photograph taken in front of a special poppy display in the Flat Iron car park