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Chesterfield’s Civic Remembrance service starts at 2.30pm, at the Crooked Spire, followed by a parade to the War Memorial, on Rose Hill, and wreath-laying at 3.15pm.

Bolsover’s ceremony will be held from 10.35am, at Bolsover Castle, with a parade to Bolsover Parish Church, before moving to the town’s Cenotaph for about 11.30am.

Matlock Remembrance services will be held from 11am, at Pic Tor memorial, from 11.30am, at Starkholmes War Memorial, with a parade from Edgefield Road, at 2.45pm, and a Remembrance Service will take place at Hall Leys Park Head.

Palterton Primary School’s parade will take place on Friday, November 9 at 10am from the school at 9.30am, up Back Lane to the Mission and the Cenotaph on Main Street for the service at 10am.

A parade will take place on Sunday November 11 meeting at Killamarsh Church Hall, Sheepcote Road at 2.15pm to leave at 2.30pm prompt. The parade will proceed down High Street arriving at the War Memorial, situated at the corner of High Street and Kirkcroft Lane, for the Roll of Honour and laying of wreaths then will turn right onto Church Lane arriving at St Giles Church for the laying of the Village wreath following which the service at 3pm.

Eckington’s annual Remembrance Parade will march off from Fanshawe Road, at 9.30am and make its way to Eckington Parish Church for the 10am Service and act of Remembrance. The wreath laying ceremony and two minutes silence will take place at 11am.

Clowne Parish Council is hosting its parade and service from 9.45am to 10.25am, with a parade from Church Street to the Cenotaph, Clowne, at 10.30am to 10.45am. Residents can meet at Clowne Salvation Army centre. A memorial service and wreath laying will take place at Clowne cenotaph at 10.45am to 11am on Sunday.

Clay Cross Parish Council parade and service is on Sunday, meeting in the former Co-op car park, on Market Street, at 9.30am, and march off at 9.45am to St Bartholomew’s Church, on High Street, for the service and wreath laying on the Cenotaph.

Staveley’s remembrance parade starts at 10.15am at St John’s Road, travelling through the Market Place to the garden of remembrance then back to Staveley Hall on Sunday, November 11.

Woodthorpe village’s parade starts at 9.30am then 1.30pm on Sunday, November 11.

Brimington Remembrance Parade and Service will leave Eastwood Park Station Road at 1.30pm on Sunday November 11.

The parade will march to St Michaels and All Angels Church for the service and wreath laying.

Alfreton’s parade will be on Sunday,leaving Rodgers Lane at 10.45am and arriving at the cenotaph at 10.50am.

The service will be at Watchorn Church.

Derbyshire relatives can also visit the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.

The 150 acre site in the National Forest includes memorial areas honouring many different armed forces, service personnel and regiments including those with strong local links to our region such as the Royal Engineers, the 9th/12th Lancers and the Worcester and Sherwood Foresters now known as the 2nd Mercian.

For other services contact your local parish council.