Armed Forces Day returns to Wigan borough

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Wigan Council’s annual celebration of the armed forces community returned as residents showed their support.

Taking place at Leigh’s Civic Square, the schedule included a traditional parade through the town centre and free family entertainment.

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The parade was led by the Britain Army Reserve regiment, The Queen’s Own Yeomanry and accompanied by Tyldesley Brass Band.

A fun-fair and community stalls ran through the day with musical entertainment from the borough’s TMP College.

An impressive display of vintage vehicles was also on show.