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Parade to mark tenth anniversary of Yorkshire Regiment

The Yorkshire Regiment parading through Wiltshire Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A special parade is being held in York to mark the tenth anniversary of the Yorkshire Regiment.

The parade will take place on June 24 during Armed Forces Week. The Deputy Lord Mayor will welcome the Regiment to their home city, and will review the parade before they march through York’s historic city centre.

The parade will start in Duncombe Place at 1:45pm and will see the regiment travel down Blake Street, Davygate, Parliament Street, High Ousegate, Spurriergate, Coney Street to St Helen’s Square, and return up Blake Street to Duncombe Place, where the Deputy Lord Mayor will take the salute of the parade from a dais with Colonel David Colthup, of the Yorkshire Regiment.

Traffic restrictions will be in place between 7am and 4pm at Duncombe Place, High Petergate, Minster Plaza, Blake Street, Davygate, St Sampson’s Square, Parliament Street, High Ousegate, Spurriergate, Coney Street, St Helen’s Square and Lendal.