Troops Honoured At Kimberley Parade

Troops Honoured At Kimberley Parade

21/05/2018 Kimberley will celebrate Armed Forces Day next month, with a special military parade as soldiers and veterans from 170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group march through the town centre on Saturday 30th June at 11.00am.

Soldiers from the Group, based at Chetwynd Barracks in Chilwell will march through the town to exercise their Freedom of Entry to the Borough, along with veterans from the Royal Engineers Association and led by the Royal Engineers Reserve Band.

Residents are urged to take to the streets to give a rousing welcome to its Army heroes during the parade.

Following the parade, a service will take place in Hall Om Wong to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.

As the route will be closed for the Parade there will be some traffic disruption.

The march follows parades each of Broxtowe’s four towns after Broxtowe Borough Council unanimously agreed to confer the Freedom of Entry to the Borough of Broxtowe upon 170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group in recognition of their outstanding achievements, commitment and dedication in the service of this country and as an expression of the high regard in which they are held by the Council and members of the community.

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