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Newport marks Remembrance Sunday with annual parade and service

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Newport’s annual Remembrance parade and service will take place on Sunday 12 November in Newport city centre.

The Newport Stedfast Band will lead the parade which will leave High Street at 10:35am making its way to the Cenotaph at Clarence Place. The City of Newport Male Choir will also be in attendance at the cenotaph along with the Newport Borough Brass Band.

The service, led by Reverend Keith Beardmore, will take place at the Newport Cenotaph at 10.58am with the guns sounding at 11am to mark the start of the two-minute silence.

Residents are advised that there will be road closures in place from 7am – 1pm. The roads affected will be; Upper Dock Street (from Skinner Street to Old Green roundabout), Old Green roundabout (including slip roads), Old Town Bridge, Clarence Place, Caerleon Road (from Clarence Place to Church Road), Chepstow Road (from Clarence Place to Cedar Road), Corporation Road (from Clarence Place to St Vincent Road), East Usk Road (from Clarence Place to Tregare Street), High Street, Griffin Street and Market Street.

On Saturday 18 November the Merchant Navy Remembrance service will take place at Mariners Green.