Council officers and invited guests from the Royal British Legion observed a two-minute silence and Coun Dale Grounds (Ash Ind), council chair laid a commemorative wreath.
As part of the Remembrance Day commemorations, a collection of knitted and crocheted poppies have been installed on Portland Square in Sutton and on the Plaza in Kirkby.
Theresa Hodgkinson, chief executive, said: “Ashfield has a rich depth of history routed in the community and its people.
"It’s the same communities today that stand in silence to remember those who selflessly sacrificed their future to make sure the communities they loved would shine through, just like the illuminated poppies across Ashfield and the knitted poppies that remind us we are all one community, and we shouldn’t forget the links that knit us together.”
The council has also installed 13 illuminated ‘poppy lights’ on lamp posts across the district.
The poppy lights are installed at:
Market Place, Hucknall
Urban Road, Kirkby
Portland Square, Sutton
Badger Box, Annesley
Market Place, Huthwaite
High Street, Stanton Hill
Nottingham Road, Selston
Main Road, Jacksdale
Alfreton Road, Underwood
Sutton Gateway, Mansfield Road/Sutton Road
Fackley Road, Teversal
Mansfield Road, Skegby
Kirkby Folly Road, Sutton
Three Remembrance Day commemorations and parades are scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 12 in Hucknall, Sutton and Kirkby.
Each parade will consist of a Remembrance service, a wreath laying and a two-minute silence at each of the cenotaphs.
More details can be found on the council website at ashfield.gov.uk/your-council/events/remembrance-day-parades-2023