Southport salute heroes at Southport Armed Forces Day

Todays event included a town centre parade and military vehicles along Chapel Street, Sunday 26 June 2016.

SSAFA Sefton has organised and sponsored this year’s Parade. Led by the Kings Regiment Band.

The parade start from Chapel Street before macrhing up Hoghton Street, Hill Street then onwards to Lord Street, finishing at Southport Town Hall.

The Band of the King’s Division lead the parade closely followed by local Cadets, Veterans and Armed Forces personnel.

Photographs below of Southport Army cadets at todays days event.

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The SSAFA is an organisation which offers lifelong support for British Forces and their families. With a history stretching back to 1885, the organisation whose name stands forthe Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association, provides a great number of services to members of the armed forces

To donate to the SSAFA charity or for more details visit: or


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