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Kirkfieldbank Primary School -Ancre Somme Association Scotland – Presentation

Kirkfieldbank Primary School -Ancre Somme Association Scotland – Presentation

 On Monday 4th November 2019  Deputy Lieutenant Millar Stoddart DL  attended a remembrance presentation  at Kirkfieldbank  Primary School .This followed an  invitation from  the Ancre Somme Association Scotland who were  giving a talk to the children on HM Armed Forces and Remembrance. Education is at the heart of the Association’s work engaging with schools and community groups to honour the service given by the  brave members of our armed forces  and remember the ultimate  sacrifice given by so many in the Great War and subsequent conflicts . After the presentation, discussion took place with the pupils before Millar unveiled the ” Lest We Forget ” bench very kindly donated by the Ancre Somme Association and  shown in the attached photograph .
The Lieutenancy wish the Association continued success in all of its  future work with schools and community groups .

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Posted by Gavin Whitefield in Events, Remembrance Services
Retiral of Colonel David Cranstoun DL

Retiral of Colonel David Cranstoun DL

The longest serving Deputy Lieutenant of the Lanarkshire Lieutenancy Colonel David Cranstoun of that Ilk and Corehouse  has now retired from active duties following 26 years sterling service .

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Posted by Gavin Whitefield in Events, News
CENTENARY REMEMBRANCE

CENTENARY REMEMBRANCE

On behalf of Lord Lieutenant Lady Susan Haughey CBE,   the Minister and Kirk Session of Bothwell Parish Church held a special service on Saturday 10th November 2018 as Lanarkshire’s commemoration of the ending of World War One . Continue reading →

Posted by Gavin Whitefield in Remembrance Services
Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday

A Service of Remembrance took place at the Cenotaph, Duchess of Hamilton Park, Motherwell on Sunday 12 November.

Lady Susan Haughey CBE Lord Lieutenant represented Her Majesty The Queen and laid a wreath on behalf of the Lanarkshire Lieutenancy. Lady Susan Haughey said “I was especially honoured to participate in this ceremony having only recently been appointed as Lord Lieutenant”.

Cllr Jean Jones, Provost of North Lanarkshire, also laid a wreath and said: “I was honoured to lay wreaths at local War Memorials on behalf of the people of North Lanarkshire. Continue reading →

Posted by First Contributor in Events, Remembrance Services
Couples Celebrate Golden Times

Couples Celebrate Golden Times

Spending 50 years together is reason to celebrate and 95 couples married in 1967 enjoyed a bumper party at Motherwell Concert Hall. Continue reading →

Posted by Site Admin in Events, Golden Weddings, Wedding Anniversaries