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Newly named gritter will display remembrance logo

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A brand new 32 tonne gritter which has just taken to the roads, is to be called Scotland's Bravest Gritter, and it will feature the Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) logo. Drivers should look...

Raising the roof on Remembrance Day

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Pipers to grace Jenners Edinburgh Depository roof in act of remembrance  Thinking up innovative Covid-safe ways to mark Remembrance Day is something everyone must do this year. Edinburgh Self Storage has come up with...

#PagesoftheSea – Gather on the beach to mark Armistice Day today

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National Theatre of Scotland will be part of Pages of the Sea, Danny Boyle’s commission for 14-18 NOW to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. Today the public is invited to gather on beaches...

Remembrance at Linburn

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A remembrance service was held at the Scottish War Blinded's Linburn Centre on Friday. Friends of the charity attended the service along with a number of veterans with sight loss.Scottish War Blinded gives free support...
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Former Moderator to preach at remembrance service in Brussels

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A Church of Scotland congregation founded in Belgium in the aftermath of the First World War will mark the centenary of the Armistice with a special commemorative Remembrance service. St Andrew’s Church was built in...

Remembrance and a link with Balerno

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One winter night during the First World War, August von Hagen, a young Artillery officer, climbed out of his trench near Verdun.Clutching a bottle of schnapps, he walked into No Man’s Land. From the...

Balerno remembers those who fell

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Balerno Parish Church are organising a series of events to mark Remembrance and they start on Thursday, November 1 with a dedication of a Field of Remembrance and poppy fall in Balerno Parish Church (11am).On...

Letter from Scotland

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The excitement of the week for me was to see a kingfisher, this particular kingfisher.  He or she (there’s little difference) lives close to a hide in the nature reserve where I volunteer on...

Letter from Scotland

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Remembrance weekend is always captured for me by golden leaves on green grass. The leaves are lives which are blown down by the cold wind of winter and the grass is the life those...

To Absent Friend: A Festival of Storytelling and Remembrance for Scotland

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'Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?' (Terry Pratchett, Going Postal)We don't like talking about death in this country. Perhaps we think it's catching? Bereaved...

Sunday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Filmhouse Junior: Young Voices (PG). A selection of films made by young people who participated in the Filmhouse's Understanding Cinema project at schools and cinemas across Scotland in 2013/14. Most of the films were made by primary school...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Hidden Haiti: Fourth World Art. Discover more about how Haitian artists recycle materials by turning them into beautiful artwork and homeware at this launch exhibition, and learn how Fourth World Art is supporting artisans to...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2014Pakistan Society Heritage Project presents Rural Reflections: an exhibition of rural scenery of Pakistan and Scotland. 'Here we share the stories of ten members of the 50+ group of the Pakistan...

Five things you need to know today Edinburgh!

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 Remembrance Sunday - First Minister to lay wreath in EdinburghLegion Scotland's Edinburgh paradeHearts remember at HaymarketRoads around PortobelloTeenage Book GroupFirst Minister Alex Salmond will attend the National Remembrance Service at St Giles...

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