Category: Remembrance

Remembering David Brown

We are saddened to learn of the untimely passing of local man, David Brown. David (52), sadly passed away in his sleep during the morning of Tuesday 14th May 2019. His death will shock many people given how well known he is. David lived with his brother Alex. He once lived in Whitehill, but had […]

Remembering Dunblane

Today is the Anniversary of the Dunblane massacre. The tragedy took place at Dunblane Primary School near Stirling on 13 March 1996, when murderous evil minded, Thomas Hamilton shot 16 children and one teacher dead before killing himself. We remember the teacher and those little souls this evening, 23 years on. It remains the deadliest mass shooting in British history.

Rest in Peace Marie Cain

We are saddened this evening to learn about the sad passing of local lady, Marie Cain. Marie passed away at home on Saturday 23 February 2019 at 2.30. The funeral will take place at South Lanarkshire Crematorium at 9.30am this Friday 2nd March 2019. She will be deeply missed. Our thoughts go out to all […]

Holocaust Memorial Day

Today, the 27th January is ‘Holocaust Memorial Day’. Remembering the 6 MILLION European Jews who were deliberately murdered in history’s most awful genocide, in the space of a few short years during WW2. The extermination of those people ALSO included the Roma Gypsies, disabled people, “incurably sick”, as well as ethnic Poles, Slavs, Soviet citizens, Soviet prisoners of war, political opponents, gay men and Jehovah’s […]

Remembering the 66

Today, we pause for a moment to remember the 66 people who tragically lost their lives on 2nd January 1971 at the Ibrox Disaster. The crush at an exit during that Old Firm Match also saw 200 people injured. Many of the people who died were teenagers. One of the boys who never returned home […]