Renfrewshire Council

Remembrance Day services set to take place across Renfrewshire

Hundreds are expected to turn out to pay their respects to the fallen as parades are carried out in towns and villages across Renfrewshire, with services taking place to mark Remembrance Day.

Veterans at the Cenotaph in Paisley A weekend of remembrance will begin on Friday 8 November as the annual Children's Remembrance Service takes place at Mossvale and St James Primary in Paisley at 10.30am.

Veterans from the Royal British Legion will visit the school to see a presentation from the pupils on what they've learned about Remembrance Day, before speaking about their experiences of having served in Armed Forces.

On 10 November, parades will then take place from 10am to mark Remembrance Sunday, with a two minutes silence at 11am, and all are invited to attend at the following locations:

                                     Start                Finish (Approx)

Houston                       10.00am          10.30am

Kilbarchan                   10.00am          10.30am

Renfrew                       10.45am          11.15am

Paisley                         10.45am          11.30am

Lochwinnoch               10.45am          11.15am

Howwood                    12.15pm          12.45pm

Johnstone                     12.30pm          1.00pm

Elderslie                       2.30pm            3.00pm

Bridge of Weir             3.00pm            3.30pm

"It's so important that we pay our respects"

Renfrewshire's Provost Lorraine Cameron said: "Every year at this time we stop to remember those we have lost, and I would encourage all who are able to attend to come to one of the services taking place across Renfrewshire.

"It's so important that we pay our respects to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice and I look forward to the community once again coming together to show their gratitude for all that have gone before us.

"Through our Children's Remembrance Service, we will work closely with our veterans to educate our young people and show exactly why we mark Remembrance Sunday each and every year."

For more information, visit: Remembrance Services 2019.

Published 1 November 2019

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