Melton comes to a standstill as people pay their respects to those who have lost their lives in conflict

Royal British Legion wreath layers Robert Burt, Marlene Kirk and William Flint EMN-151111-134636001
Royal British Legion wreath layers Robert Burt, Marlene Kirk and William Flint EMN-151111-134636001
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Melton came to a standstill today (Wednesday, November 11) as people across the town and borough observed the two minutes’ silence on Armistice Day.

Two maroons were fired in Play Close at 11am and 11.02am respectively to mark the end of the two minutes.

Phil Hardy of The Melton Band sounded The Last Post. EMN-151111-134901001

Phil Hardy of The Melton Band sounded The Last Post. EMN-151111-134901001

A service took place outside the Royal British Legion headquarters in Thorpe End.

The two minutes' silence is observed in Sherrard Street EMN-151111-135058001

The two minutes' silence is observed in Sherrard Street EMN-151111-135058001