Category: Remembrance

Scotland Remembers

George Square was the venue this morning for the UK’s second largest remembrance service, only surpassed in numbers by London. Glasgow residents came out in their thousands to join thousands of military servicemen and women from the Army, Air Force and Navy. Military bands played hymns to honour the fallen. Despite the numbers of people, […]

Lest We Forget

A reminder that the remembrance services are being held today at High Blantyre Cenotaph and at Auchentibber War Memorial. With thanks to our Supporters Group, we’ve organised two beautiful wreaths on YOUR behalf and ours, which was made with care and attention by Blantyre craftswoman, Margaret Currie of, ‘Dreams to Themes Creations’. These have now […]

Remembrance Services

Today is remembrance Sunday, a day where we pay our respects to the fallen military men and women over the years and as usual, not one but TWO public services will be held in Blantyre.  As well as various church services on this morning, two outdoor remembrance services for the whole community have been arranged. […]

Remembrance Church Services

There are various Remembrance Church Services taking place today, Sunday 13th November 2022. Blantyre Old Parish service will begin at 10.45am this morning. The Livingstone Memorial Parish Church service will start at 10.30am. St Joseph’s service begins shortly at 9.45am. If any other churches in Blantyre want to message us their service times, just let […]

Prep for Remembrance

With just over a week until remembrance day, thoughts turn this week to remembering Blantyre’s war dead. As usual, services will be held at Auchenitbber and at High Blantyre Cemetery. Today, our very good friend Alex Rochead kindly placed the certificates of the Auchentibber soldiers who died in WW1, alongside the War Memorial at Parkneuk […]