‘Well-managed’ and socially-distanced wreath-laying ceremony to mark Remembrance Day

PUBLISHED: 13:41 09 November 2020

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

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A “very different” Remembrance Day event was held in Chatteris to remember the fallen on Sunday.

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR  Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

While hundreds of residents would normally line the streets to honour the fallen, the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic meant that numbers had to be limited this year.

Instead, a small ceremony took place at the town’s war memorial at 11am, with a selection of invited members representing the town and district councils and the legion.

Tina Prior, of the Chatteris branch of the Royal British Legion, said: “It was a very different occasion from that we are all accustomed to, but well managed and everyone adhered to the restrictions.”

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIORRemembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

A bugler played from the front of the church, away from everyone at the memorial, while standard-bearers carried out their duties within their own gardens.

The wreath-laying ceremony was filmed and made available for viewing shortly after on social media.

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR  Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR  Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR  Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR  Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR  Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR  Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR  Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR  Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR  Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR  Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR  Remembrance Sunday in Chatteris was held with a small, official ceremony will take place at the war memorial at 11am with various groups representing local councils and the RBL. Picture; TINA PRIOR

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