SLIDESHOW: Parade marks St George’s Day

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Hundreds of children from across the Belper area took part in the annual St George’s Day Parade in town on Sunday.

There were services at two churches – one for the older Scouts and Guides and one for the younger children from groups, including Beavers and Brownies.

St George's Day Parade

St George's Day Parade

All the youngsters then formed a large parade which marched through the centre of town accompanied by two marching bands.

Belper Town Council leader John Nelson, said: “It was an absolutely wonderful day to see the Brownies, Beavers and Scouts processing through town was brilliant - and they were so well behaved.

“There were many waiting at St Peter’s and lining the streets and it was a tremendous service.”

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