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ARE YOU READY TO GET BOUNCING FOR POPPYSCOTLAND?

ARE YOU READY TO GET BOUNCING FOR POPPYSCOTLAND?

The country is going Poppy Bounce crazy this month as schools, nurseries, hospitals, job centres and various other groups and individuals jump on their space hoppers to raise money for the latest fundraising challenge being led by Armed Forces charity …

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VETERANS HAVE THEIR VOICES HEARD

VETERANS HAVE THEIR VOICES HEARD

Older Armed Forces veterans gathered at an event this week to share their views on what’s important to them – and now the outcome of these discussions will be shared with ministers later in the year. The event, which took …

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D-DAY VETERANS HONOURED AT COMMEMORATE SERVICE

D-DAY VETERANS HONOURED AT COMMEMORATE SERVICE

The heroes who served and fell on D-Day were commemorated at a poignant service and reception in Edinburgh today (Thursday, 6th June), marking the 75th anniversary of the iconic landings. Several Scottish veterans who battled through Normandy during that pivotal …

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VETERANS IN PICTURES AHEAD OF POIGNANT RETURN TO NORMANDY

VETERANS IN PICTURES AHEAD OF POIGNANT RETURN TO NORMANDY

Six Scottish veterans are today embarking on a poignant pilgrimage to the beaches of Normandy as part of the commemoration to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day. To mark the important milestone Legion Scotland and Poppyscotland have commissioned a …

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