Remembrance Sunday, 13 November 2016

Remembrance Sunday, 13 November 2016

Through the 100.8 Revival FM area, there will be Remembrance Sunday Services with two minutes silence at 11.00am. 

Here is a guide for your information covering Cumbernauld and North Lanarkshire and also Kirkintilloch and East Dunbartonshire area.


poppy-smallCumbernauld: On Remembrance Sunday, 13 November, there will be a short worship service at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church, Cumbernauld Village. The service will include the Act of Remembrance led by the Salvation Army at the War Memorial in Cumbernauld Village at 10.45am.

The morning worship service in the Parish Church will then follow at 11.15am, instead of the usual 10.15am start-time.

Remembrance Sunday worship at the Forge in Balloch, Cumbernauld, will take place at the usual time of 11.45am and include a two-minute silence at noon.

poppy-smallNorth Lanarkshire: In North Lanarkshire, Provost Jim Robertson and representatives of Lord Lieutenant Mushtaq Ahmad will attend two main services.

The first will be taking place at Coatbridge War Memorial on Blair Road, Coatbridge at 11.00am with the laying of wreaths on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen, the council and the people of North Lanarkshire.

The second main service will take place at the cenotaph in Motherwell at 3.15pm.

In Wishaw, there will be a brief service and laying of wreaths at the cenotaph at Wishaw Sports Centre at 1.30pm.

In Bellshill, the Remembrance Sunday commemoration will be at the cenotaph at Main Street. A parade will gather at Belvidere Primary School and march off to the cenotaph for the 11am service.

For people in Cumbernauld, the cenotaph will be the location for a service commencing at 10.45am. A church service will then be held afterwards at the Cumbernauld Village Church.

poppy-smallEast Dunbartonshire: will mark Remembrance Sunday with a number of events taking place across the area.

On Sunday 13 November 2016, services – organised by local churches and community councils – will be held in Auchinairn, Baldernock, Bishopbriggs, Kirkintilloch, Lennoxtown, Milngavie, Milton of Campsie, Torrance, Twechar and Woodilee.

A service organised by East Dunbartonshire Council will also be held at the War Memorial, Bearsden Cross – commencing at approximately 10.40am – and will be led by the Rev. Kirstin Freeman of All Saints, Bearsden.

It will be attended by Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire Pat Steel, representatives of the Council, Police Scotland, the Royal British Legion, Community Councils, Churches and officers from the 51st Infantry Brigade.

Members of the public are encouraged to go along and support the service.

Traffic diversions will be in place in Bearsden, with Drymen Road closed between Ledcameroch Road and Colquhoun Drive, Bearsden between 10.00am and noon, with no waiting restrictions in place in surrounding streets.

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