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This weekend the country will be remembering and honouring the brave men who gave their lives in war.

In South Holland, services and parades will be held to mark the sacrifices made by our brave services men and women.

In Donington, a Remembrance service will be held at St Mary and the Holy Rood Church at 10.30am on Sunday.

There will be a short service at the war memorial in Fleet at 2pm, where wreaths will be laid, followed by a service at the Baptist Church at 2.30pm.

A Remembrance service will take place at Christ Church, Dawsmere on Sunday at 10am. The Royal British Legion will muster at the junction of Dawsmere Bank and Church Street at 9.30am and will parade to the church.

On Sunday, there will be a service at the Gosberton Risegate war memorial at 2pm, followed by a service at Gosberton memorial at 2.30pm and then a service at Gosberton’s St Peter and St Paul’s Church at 3pm.

On Armistice Day, Tuesday, November 11, a service will be held at the Gosberton memorial.

The Holbeach Remembrance parade will form up at the South Holland Boxing Academy, Fleet Street, on Sunday to move off at 2.05pm to arrive at the war memorial in All Saints’ Churchyard on High Street for the Act of Remembrance and wreath laying before proceeding into church for the Remembrance Service.

Also on Sunday, in Long Sutton, there will be a parade starting at 2.15pm from the Royal British Legion premises in West Street to the war memorial, also in West Street, and on to St Mary’s Church for a service at 2.30pm.

There will also be a short service from 10.45am to 11.15am at the war memorial in West Street on Tuesday.

In Moulton Seas End there will be an act of Remembrance on Sunday at the village cenotaph, meeting at the memorial at 10.45am.

There will be a Remembrance service on Sunday at St Margaret’s Church in Quadring at 3pm.

Remembrance parade on Sunday, in Spalding, starts with the parade of veterans and all youth organisations from the town centre, assembling at 10am ready to march off at 10.15am to the war memorial in Ayscoughfee gardens, where a service and wreath laying will take place followed by a return parade back to the town centre for the march pass and dismiss.

A service will be held at Holy Trinity Church in Gedney Hill at 10.55am on Sunday and laying of wreaths at St John the Baptist Church Memorial will take place at 12.15pm.