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ANZACS AND GALLIPOLI REMEMBERED AT TOUCHING SERVICE

ANZACS AND GALLIPOLI REMEMBERED AT TOUCHING SERVICE

In a touching show of comradeship and remembrance today, representatives from all sides came together to attend the annual ANZAC and Gallipoli Day Service at the Scottish National War Memorial, at Edinburgh Castle, organised by Legion Scotland. Observed on the …

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DECORATIVE FLOOD GATES UNVEILED AT POPPY FACTORY

DECORATIVE FLOOD GATES UNVEILED AT POPPY FACTORY

New flood gates with artwork featuring an inlaid carved poppy motif have been installed at the Warriston Viaduct beside Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory today. The gates, which form part of the City of Edinburgh Council’s Water of Leith Flood Prevention …

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ScotRail Alliance raises record amount for Poppy appeal

ScotRail Alliance raises record amount for Poppy appeal

The ScotRail Alliance raised more than £95,000 for Poppyscotland in 2017 – up 50 per cent compared to 2016. The record-breaking figure was announced as ScotRail Alliance Managing Director Alex Hynes joined Poppyscotland volunteer Martha Dickson, who has collected donations …

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SCOTLAND’S STATE BAND LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE TOUR

SCOTLAND’S STATE BAND LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE TOUR

Scotland’s best-known military band – The Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland – is to embark on its first-ever nationwide tour with the hope of raising tens of thousands of pounds for Armed Forces charity Poppyscotland. Scotland’s State Band, …

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