A SPECIAL working group will be making a Ludlow churchyard that contains war graves ready for remembrance.

St Leonard’s churchyard is the last resting place of men who gave their lives.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First-Wold-War.

As has become a tradition there will be a service of remembrance in the churchyard on the Saturday before Remembrance Sunday.

The churchyard is used by a lot of people as a walkway between the lower end of the town centre and the Linney.

Regular work is needed to keep the area in a good condition.

This will include cutting back growth from the spring, summer and early autumn as well as removing litter leaves, and other debris.

It will take place at 10.45am on Saturday, November 10 and will be led by the Revd Jeurgen Bridstrup.

Wreaths will be laid at the Commonwealth war graves and there will be recognition of all others who died in war and are commemorated in the churchyard

This includes Private John Baron, the first man of Ludlow to die in the Great War.

In readiness for this people are being asked to help to get the churchyard ready and join a working party.

This will meet on Saturday (October 20) between 10am and 1pm There will be refreshment provided and volunteers are asked to bring gloves.