Groups and residents pay respects at local Anzac Day services 

 

A COOL and cloudy day didn’t dampen enthusiasm for Brighton municipality’s ANZAC Day services with both the dawn and 11am services  well attended.

The dawn service was held at the Veteran’s Centre in the Coronation Hall in Bridgewater and the 11am service at Remembrance Park.

Georgina Hughes, Bronwyn O'Bryan, Jo Jones and Julie Evans.
Georgina Hughes, Bronwyn O’Bryan, Jo Jones and Julie Evans.
Noel, Sue, Jean and John Weeding. 
Noel, Sue, Jean and John Weeding.
Mayor Tony Foster with Rick Giddings
Mayor Tony Foster with Rick Giddings
Raymond Mann and Bruce Livingston.
Raymond Mann and Bruce Livingston.
Mark Piggin with Janine Banks and Charlie and Amber.  
Mark Piggin with Janine Banks and Charlie and Amber.
Wreaths at Remembrance Park laid by community representatives during the official ceremony.
Wreaths at Remembrance Park laid by community representatives during the official ceremony.
Deputy Mayor Barbara Curran addresses the crowd
Deputy Mayor Barbara Curran addresses the crowd
Cr Leigh Gray lays wreath on behalf of Council
Cr Leigh Gray lays wreath on behalf of Council
Jenna Mayne with son Kayden Smith representing Northern Christian School.
Jenna Mayne with son Kayden Smith representing Northern Christian School.
Margaret and Sam Maui.
Margaret and Sam Maui.

Deputy Mayor Barbara Curran officiated at the 11am service with special guest speaker Reg Watson, a local war historian.

The ANZAC Day march left the Pontville Memorial Park at 10.30am and headed to Remembrance Park in time for the 11 am service.

Following the official proceedings there a range of activities and foot races were held for families to enjoy.  Brighton municipality families were encouraged to bring along a picnic or enjoy the free barbecue.

 

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