Hundreds gather to pay their respects

NBENBE111113a3, Belper remembrance parade. Belper army cadet.
NBENBE111113a3, Belper remembrance parade. Belper army cadet.

HUNDREDS of people packed into Belper as the town fell silent on Remembrance Sunday.

Mid-Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham and Belper Mayor Cllr Alan Cox laid poppy wreaths in the town’s Memorial Gardens, on King Street.

NBENBE111113a4, Belper remembrance parade.

NBENBE111113a4, Belper remembrance parade.

A parade then made its way through the streets to a service at St Peter’s Church, on Chesterfield Road.

Veterans and army cadets, alongside members of the public, were among the many who paid their respects to Britain’s war dead.

In Kilburn, local Scouts and Brownies, and a brass band took part in a parade that started on Bown Close and went to the village’s war memorial. It was followed by a service at the village’s Baptist Church.

NBENBE111113a5, Belper remembrance parade.

NBENBE111113a5, Belper remembrance parade.

NBENBE111113a7, Belper remembrance parade.

NBENBE111113a7, Belper remembrance parade.

Remembrance Sunday 2011 Killburn

Remembrance Sunday 2011 Killburn

NBENBE111113a9, Belper remembrance parade.

NBENBE111113a9, Belper remembrance parade.