The Government, helped by Historic England and partners, is making extra money and resources available to help communities care for their war memorials
INCIDENTS reported at war memorials
in Cleveland, 2015: February 26: Middleton Grange, Hartlepool: Complaint that police had given G4S permission to drive over war memorial
when letter from council states they don't have permission.
Crowds gathered to pay their respects at war memorials
in towns and villages, as soldiers past and present marched proudly to applause and solemn words of gratitude were spoken before wreaths were respectfully laid.
Joy Russell, chairwoman of the War Memorials
Panel at English Heritage, said: "War memorials
, never more so than at that this time of year, are a very real and immediate reminder of the losses borne by every community, urban and rural, across the country.
THOUSANDS of people will gather at war memorials
across Britain this Sunday to pay tribute to the victims of war.
That is why it is important that our war memorials
withstand the passage of time.
Protect our war memorials
How to help YOU can back our campaign, in association with Yesterday television channel, by making donations and raising awareness of war memorials
and their preservation.
Sefton Council has secured funding for conservation works from the War Memorials
Trust, with works on the site due to begin in spring.
At 11am there will be similar services held at war memorials
in Central Park, Gosforth, and on Scrogg Road in Walker.
Important war memorials
are in poor condition or even at risk.
The granite monument, designed by Welsh sculptor Sir William Goscombe John and unveiled by two Lever Brothers employees in 1921, joins the Liverpool Cenotaph as two of only seven war memorials
in the country covered by the coveted heritage accolade.