It was a beautiful sunny morning when the townsfolk of Stromness gathered at the town’s war memorial for the 2023 Remembrance parade and ceremony on Sunday 12th November. All ages of the […]
1916 “We are in for some slight trouble to-morrow. So I am just warning you that there is to be no ‘keeping well back’ then” Eric Milroy, soldier, chartered accountant and Scotland rugby captain. […]
Information from The Met Office Today 11th November: North to northeast breezes, occasionally strong during the morning, will continue to feed a mixture of brighter spells and scattered, generally light, showers across […]
“On all hands could be witnessed the people’s gladness that at last the end had come to the long period of bloodshed.” #Armistice 1918
It was thought at the time to be the war to end all wars but as we approach November 11th and remember all those killed and maimed in wars then and since, […]
“how brilliant, moving and fitting is it that, this time, on this of all weekends, a descendant of the great Milroy will take the field wearing the colours that his ancestor wore with such pride and distinction?”
Southwest winds strengthening later. Maximum temperature 15 °C.
‘Everyone, anyone from every side’ Stuart A. Paterson
The commitment to free travel, which is now in its second year, comes on the back of the launch of Stagecoach’s employee led Veteran’s Network.
At the 11th hour of the 11th day of November 2021
Dr Mary McNeill worked in hospitals in Serbia, Palestine, India and East Africa during and after World War 1.