|REMEMBRANCE Day parades and services are taking place around Blaenau Gwent on Sunday.
In Abertillery, a parade will assemble at 10.15am at the lower end of Tillery Street, and leave at 10.30am.
It will proceed via Church Street and Somerset Street to the War Memorial for the Service of Remembrance at 10.45am.
After the service, the parade will reform and march to the Salvation Army Citadel, Hill Street, for the Royal British Legion Remembrance Service.
In Llanhilleth, a parade will assemble at 10.15am at St. Mark’s Church to proceed to the Cenotaph at Llanhilleth Institute at 10.30am for the Service of Remembrance at 10.45am.
In Brynmawr, a parade will form outside the British Legion, Beaufort Street, at 10.20am and at 10.30am proceed to the Market Hall, where the Service of Remembrance will commence at 11am.
Following the service, there will be the Ceremony of the Laying of the Wreaths at the War Memorial at 11.40am.
In Cwm, a parade will assemble at Old Duffryn School Site at 10.20am and proceed to the War Memorial for the Service of Remembrance at 10.45am.
In Ebbw Vale, a parade will assemble in Bethcar Street, outside Wetherspoons, at 10.15am and proceed at 10.30am to the War Memorial for the Service of Remembrance at 10.45am.
Youth organisations and any other members of the parade will then proceed to the Learning Action Centre where refreshments will be available.
An evening Service of Remembrance will also be held in Christchurch at 6pm.
In Nantyglo and Blaina, a parade will assemble at Garn Road, Nantyglo, at 2.10pm and proceed at 2.25pm to the War Memorial at Central Park, via King Street, Queen Street and Upper High Street for the Service of Remembrance at 2.45pm.
After the service, the parade will reform and march to Blaina via Surgery Road, Cwmcelyn Road and into High Street.
A salute will be taken by the Mayor of Blaenau Gwent, Councillor Brian Thomas and the Mayor of Nantyglo and Blaina Town Council, Councillor James Anstee, outside the former Nantyglo and Blaina Town Council offices.
In Tredegar, a Service of Remembrance will be held at St. George’s Church, Church Street, at 10am, after which a parade will assemble and proceed to the War Memorial at Bedwellty Park via Church Street, Commercial Street and into the park.
After the parade, light refreshments will be available at Tredegar NCB Club, The Circle.
In Bournville, there will be a Remembrance Service in the Community Hut at 3pm followed by the Laying of Wreaths at the adjacent War Memorial.
In Swffryd, an evening Remembrance Service will be held at 6.15pm in Swffryd Community Centre