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Hundreds make the climb up to Pots and Pans to remember and pay their respects

Hundreds of people, young and old, gathered to pay their respects to the fallen and to support servicemen and woman from across the generations in Saddleworth’s annual remembrance day service at the Pots and Pans war memorial on Alderman Hill above Greenfield.

Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013

 

Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013

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Crowds gather at 1200ft in memory of the fallen

Crowds heading up to Pots and Pans (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2011)

Hundreds of people gathered at the Pots and Pans war memorial to remember those who have given their lives in the defence of freedom and democracy.

Trails of people of all ages filled footpaths in every direction making their way up the windswept hillside [...]

Unfinished War Memorial

Uppermill Memorial

Oldham Council failed to finish work on the war memorial in Uppermill in time for the Remembrance Day service.

Improvement work is currently being carried out at many of Saddleworth’s war memorial sites after Oldham Council approved £50,000 for the improvement of sites across the borough.

Although these improvements have been welcomed [...]