Tag: remembrance

Remembering Susan Johnston

We were saddened to hear of the passing of local woman, Susan Johnston. The family have shared funeral arrangements. For anyone who wishes to pay their respects, the Funeral details are as follows: Tuesday 31st May 2022Blantyre Old Parish Church at 11:30am Thereafter to Priestfield Cemetery All family and friends are respectfully invited. Please wear […]

Remembrance Services

There’s little need for a reminder that today is remembrance Sunday. As we all pay our respects to the fallen military men and women over the years, as usual two public services will be held in Blantyre today Sunday 14th November 2021, to mark the occasion. All are invited. The services will be conducted at […]

Remembrance Day

With so many of our readers in different places throughout the world and outwith Blantyre, each year we get messages saying what can be done to include them in Blantyre’s remembrance events. This year is of course different. 2020 means even those in the town have not been able to congregate together, offering their own […]

Blantyre Remembers

It’s remembrance Sunday and thoughts turn to those brave souls who gave their lives for our freedom.  Today we remember not just those who died in 20th Century terrible conflicts, but also those who were left scarred terribly by the horrors of war. We remember not just the monumental loss of life but how it […]

No Outdoor Remembrance Services

A reminder that there are no outdoor remembrance services being held this Sunday in Blantyre. Last month South Lanarkshire Council confirmed that Remembrance Day events were being scaled down or cancelled altogether this year. This week, as the new tier restrictions come into force, the advice is updated. Being in Tier 3 Lanarkshire Covid restrictions, […]

Remembrance Wreath from Readers

With so many of our readers in different places throughout the world and outwith Blantyre, each year we get messages saying what can be done to include them in Blantyre’s remembrance events. So, this year, Blantyre Telegraph readers have raised money to buy a hand crafted remembrance wreath (pictured). This beautiful wreath was made with […]