poppybollardnewportRemembrance Day services will be taking place in towns and villages across the Island today (Sunday) in memory of those who have fought for this country, leading to some road closures and diversions.

In Newport, Drill Hall Road, Pyle Street, St James Street and the High Street will be closed between 10:00 and 12:30, with a service due to take place in St Thomas’ Square at around 10:50.

Ryde’s Remembrance Day parade will see the closure of Queens Road, West Street and Lind Street between 09:30 and 11:45.

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At Sandown, a service will be held at the war memorial on the seafront at around 11:00. The Esplanade will be closed to traffic from 10:15 to 11:30.

For traffic heading to and from Ventnor, Shanklin High Street, Grange Road and Chine Avenue will all be closed between 10:30 and 12:00. The service takes place at the memorial in the Old Village.

At Ventnor, Belgrave Road, Alpine Road, Zig Zag Road and Park Avenue will be closed for between 15:15 and 17:00.

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