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Remembrance Sunday – wreaths laid behind closed doors at Edinburgh Castle

Due to coronavirus restrictions, although the nation paused today at 11am to observe the two-minute silence, it was a different Remembrance Sunday from any in previous years. Many traditional remembrance events and parades across...

Remembrance Sunday 2020 – live on Facebook

Commemorations today for those who died in wartime are very different from other years. Legion Scotland and Poppyscotland will be broadcasting a short service taking place behind closed doors at the Scottish National War...

First Minister will lay a wreath in Edinburgh on Remembrance Sunday

The National Service of Remembrance usually held on the Royal Mile, will go ahead next Sunday, but will be held at Edinburgh Castle and will be closed to the public.The annual ceremony to...

Remembrance Sunday observed in Davidson’s Mains

The Davidson’s Mains and Silverknowes Remembrance Day parade took place on Sunday at The War Memorial at The Green, East Barnton AvenueThe parade led by a lone piper playing a Lament processed towards the...

Remembering the fallen of McCrae’s Battalion at the Heart of Midlothian War Memorial

The service at the Heart of Midlothian War Memorial was conducted by club chaplain Andy Prime. It was attended by the first team and the reserve team, coaching staff and members of the board.The...

Remembrance Sunday events

This morning Edinburgh will observe Remembrance Day all across the city.Scotland's national commemorations will take place at the Stone of Remembrance on the Royal Mile outside the City Chambers.The Rt Hon Lord Provost and...

Edinburgh’s Communities to Come Together in Remembrance

Edinburgh will join the rest of the world, this weekend, in observing Remembrance Day – a commemoration of the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war.Scotland's National...

Remembrance Day will be marked at Merchiston Castle School with 100 pipers and drummers

Merchiston Castle School will mark Remembrance Sunday and the centenary of the end of the First World War with 100 pipers and drummers on the front driveway of the school in Colinton. This was the...

Red for remembrance

November is the month to remember in particular those who gave their lives in conflicts in the recent and distant past.In recognition of that buildings across Scotland have been lit up red, including some...

Cuckoo’s Bakery Launch New Poppy Cupcake

Cuckoo’s Bakery has launched a new Poppy cupcake for Remembrance Sunday, with all proceeds being donated to the Scottish Poppy Appeal.The red velvet poppy cupcake costs £2.50 and can be purchased from Cuckoos Bakery...

Poppy Bus launched for Remembrance Day

Lothian has unveiled a striking new design for its annual ‘Poppy Bus’ to mark Remembrance Day 2017.This year’s the design takes a modern turn and features a creative of cascading bright red poppies set...

Edinburgh buildings glowing red for remembrance

Across the country buildings and structures are glowing red this weekend in support of the 2016 Scottish Poppy Appeal. This is all to raise awareness for the annual fundraising campaign run by the leading charity Poppyscotland. While the...

Letter from Scotland

 Remembrance Sunday always stops me in my tracks.  I see the names on the war memorials, I see yellow leaves on the green grass, I see the familiar ceremonies on television and I wonder at...

Heart of Midlothian 1 Raith Rovers 0

  SPFL Championship, Saturday 8 November 2014 – TynecastleRemembrance weekend is always an emotional time of the year and this year was particularly poignant for those who turned up at Tynecastle in large numbers for...


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