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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Press Release - 1st November 2017

Remembrance Day Services
Sunday 12 November 2017

British Legion, RAF Association, Merchant Navy Association,
The Army Reserve, Air Training Corps, Army Cadet Force,
The Nicolson Institute

Martin’s Memorial Church

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Stornoway Primary School
Red Cross, RNLI

High Church

Lieutenancy of the Western Isles
Laxdale Primary School
Girls’ Brigade, Boys’ Brigade
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

St. Columba’s Church

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church


Services at the above churches will commence at 10.50 a.m. and those organisations attending should assemble at their respective churches at 10.45 a.m. Following the church services, the uniformed organisations plus associations will march from Martin’s Memorial through the town and HM Lord-Lieutenant will take the salute at Carn Gardens on South Beach

A dedication service to which all are welcome will be conducted by the Rev. William Heenan, St Columba’s Church of Scotland, Stornoway at the Memorial Garden below the Lewis War Memorial at approximately 12.45 p.m. A bus going to the Memorial Garden will aim to depart from the bus station at approximately 12.30pm.

Note: Members of the British Legion and all associations who wish to attend the procession prior to attending a service are requested to assemble at former Club Premises, South Beach Street, Stornoway at 10.00a.m. Medals should be worn.


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Nigel Scott
Communications Officer
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Tel: 01851 822622 (Work)
Tel: 07884 236103 (Mobile)