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Worcestershire Will Remember Them

A field of poppies
Poppy field at Blackstone, Bewdley by Laura Clarke
Published Sunday, 10th November 2019

Towns and villages across Worcestershire will be marking remembrance Sunday and Armistice day this weekend.

Events will be held across the county in honour of those who lost their lives in the two World Wars.

There will be a number of road closures will be in place across the county in order for parades to go ahead.

Kate La Barre, Armed Forces Partnership Officer at Worcestershire County Council said, “Attending a Remembrance Day event can be a wonderful way to honour those that fought in the two World Wars. Across the county there are events for people to attend both on Remembrance Sunday and on Armistice Day.

“It’s great to see so many of the members of the Worcestershire Armed Forces Covenant Partnership getting involved.” 

Worcestershire County Council is part of the Worcestershire Armed Forces Covenant Partnership.

Chairman of Worcestershire County Council, Councillor Peter Tomlinson will hold a Remembrance service for staff to honour Armistice Day on Monday 11th November.

The Worcestershire Armed Forces Covenant Partnership is a group made up of charities and organisations that have contact with veterans in Worcestershire.

You can find out more about the Armed Forces Covenant on the Council's website

Full list of road closures on Remembrance Sunday across the County:

Worcester Closures

Claines – Cornmeadow Lane 09.00-12.00

Worcester – Bromyard Road, Malvern Road 09.00-12.00

Worcester – Corn Market, St Swithun’s Street, Queen Street, Mealcheapen Street, High Street, College Street, Deansway, Cathedral Square roundabout 08.00  - 12.30

Worcester – St Pauls Street 10.30 – 11.30

Wyre Forest Closures

Cookley– Lea Lane One Way Closure 10.25 – 1130

Wolverley– Shatterford Lane 10.25 – 11.30

Kidderminster– Rolling Closures in town Centre

Bewdley – Riverside North & Stourport Road 10.40 – 12.30

Stourport– Rolling closures on Mitton Street, Mitton Close and Cheapside

Bromsgrove Closures

Catshill – Road Closure Stourbridge Road and Meadow Road 10.30 – 11.20

Bromsgrove– Church Street, Market Street 10.30 – 12.00

Hollywood – Road Closures Paddocks Lane, Simms Lane, Shawhurst Lane, Alcester Road 10.30 – 12.00

Alvechurch – Bear Hill – 10.40 – 11.20

Redditch Closures

Astwood Bank – Evesham Road, Church Road 10.30 – 11.30


Evesham – Market Place and Bridge Street 10.00-11.00 Vine Street, Bridge Street, Market Place 11.45 – 12.30

Eckington – Church Street & Cotheridge Lane between 10.45 – 11.00 and 12.00 – 12.15

Ombersley – Main Road 10.30 to 10.00 and 11.40 to 12.00

Droitwich – Victoria Square and Colman Road 10.00 – 11.20

Malvern Hills Closures

Malvern – Graham Road 13.15 – 16.45

Malvern – Wells Road 11.45 – 12.30

Upton upon Severn – New Street, Church Street, High Street, OId Street – 10.15 to 10.45 and 11.45 to 12.25