Remembrance 2021

The lifting of most of the COVID restrictions meant that we were able to mark Remembrance Sunday in an appropriate manner once more. A large congregation gathered at the War Memorial just before 11.00 am to witness the traditional Act of Remembrance, the laying of wreaths by Nigel Kendall on behalf of the PCC, Julie Howes for the Parish Council, Iain Butler for Ladock Players and the Murray children for the School, as well as by Vanessa Morcom, representing the family of R C Caff, one of the Fallen. This was followed by the reading of the Roll of Honour. The end of the two minute silence was marked by the tolling of a bell. A short service in Church was conducted by the Reverend Linda Whetter, during the course of which the Choir sung the anthem, ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’. The service concluded with the National Anthem. A collection of £161 was passed to the Royal British Legion. The solemnity of the occasion notwithstanding, it was heart-warming to witness so many people coming together after so long.