GREAT Malvern marked Remembrance Sunday with two services, one at the war memorial at Great Malvern Library, where wreaths were laid, and another in Great Malvern Priory.

The parade mustered outside the Cotford Hotel, Graham Road, at 1.50pm and marched to the library, where a short service and wreath-laying took place.

The remembrance service in the Priory started at 3pm.

There were about 450 in the parade and over 300 in the church service.

The services were taken by Rev Rod Corke, of the priory and Rev Nigel Coke-Woods from the Methodist Church South Worcestershire Circuit.

Lady Morrison was in attendance and laid the first wreath, followed by mayor Cllr Neil Morton and then district council vice-chairman Cllr Caroline Bovey.

Representatives from Malvern Civic Society, and Malvern and District Community Action, were there.

Also taking part were members of the town's Sea Cadets, Air Training Corps, Maritime Cadets, Scouting and Girlguiding, the British Red Cross, St John Ambulance, West Mercia Police, the Boys and Girls Brigade, Malvern Quakers and the Malvern Hills District Brass Band.

Following the service, the parade re-formed outside the Priory, marched onto Church Street and into Graham Road, where the final salute was taken outside the library.

On Monday, the Armistice Day service took place at the Priory’s war memorial at 10.45am, and included a two-minute silence followed by planting crosses in front of the War Memorial.

The Centenary Choir performed during the service.

Upton’s Remembrance took place on Sunday, starting off from Old Street at 10.20am.

The wreath-laying ceremony at the War Memorial took place at noon, following the church service and parade back down from the church to the War Memorial.

On Saturday at noon, there was also a wreath-laying at the William Tennant Memorial and on Monday at

10.45am, a wreath-laying and flag-raising ceremony was held outside the Memorial Hall.

For Powick and Callow End, the Church of the Ascension in Malvern Link hosted a male voice choir, presenting ‘In Sunshine and in Shadow’ on Sunday.