V.E. DAY TO SEE NATION CELEBRATE LIKE NEVER BEFORE

V.E. DAY TO SEE NATION CELEBRATE LIKE NEVER BEFORE

While the country remains in lockdown, the nation will come together in ways never seen before to mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day. Leading Armed Forces charities Legion Scotland and Poppyscotland, together with the Scottish Government, military and the …

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POPPYSCOTLAND UNVEILS “VETERANS’ VOICES” PROJECT

POPPYSCOTLAND UNVEILS “VETERANS’ VOICES” PROJECT

One the eve of 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe, leading Armed Forces charity Poppyscotland has unveiled an ambitious project to capture the stories of veterans from every conflict since the Second World War until the present day.   Veterans’ …

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VETERANS IN PICTURES AHEAD OF V.E. DAY CELEBRATIONS

VETERANS IN PICTURES AHEAD OF V.E. DAY CELEBRATIONS

With VE Day edging closer, leading Armed Forces charities Legion Scotland and Poppyscotland have commissioned a series of stunning portraits of Second World War veterans as part of the national celebration of this important milestone.   The exhibition helps to …

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CHARITIES UNVEIL “VIRTUAL” PLANS TO ENSURE V.E. DAY CELEBRATIONS GO ON

CHARITIES UNVEIL “VIRTUAL” PLANS TO ENSURE V.E. DAY CELEBRATIONS GO ON

  With VE Day just one week away (Friday, 8th May), two leading Armed Forces charities are working alongside the Scottish Government to ensure that the 75th anniversary commemorations and celebrations will still go ahead despite the ongoing lockdown. Even …

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Commonwealth veteran looks back on VJ Day

As the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day – or VJ Day as it is better known – approaches, the immense contribution made by service personnel from across the (...)

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POPPYSCOTLAND TAKES TOUGH DECISION TO CANCEL SPORTIVE CYCLING EVENT

One of East Lothian’s best-loved events of the year has become the latest to be cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Poppyscotland’s Sportive cycling event sees almost 1,000 riders (...)

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PRIMARY SCHOOLS TO LEARN ‘THE POPPY STORY’

Every primary school throughout the country has received a new book which will allow pupils to read all about the development of the Poppy as a symbol remembrance and how (...)

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