“The possibility of death was with them all the time. They accepted without question that this life was a hazard. They knew every time the boat was launched they were in danger. They were ready to answer the call from those in peril on the sea.” Rev Cant
Remembering The Firefighters Who Lost Their Lives At Kilbirnie Street, Glasgow
“Firefighters put their lives on the line, and their selfless work to protect others deserves to be remembered. ” Seona Hart, FBU Scotland Regional Treasurer,
‘Love Itself Shall Slumber On’ to those we have lost to #Covid
Around the world 5,459,176 people have died so far from the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak as of January 02, 2022, 17:09 GMT.
MSPs Consider Pardoning Those Accused of Witchcraft in Scotland’s Past
MSPs on the Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee considered a petition presented by Claire Mitchell QC to pardon and memorialise those convicted under the Witchcraft Act 1563.
Longhope: 17th March 1969
It was on a dreadful night in 1969 that the Longhope lifeboat was launched to go to the aid of the Liberian vessel ‘Irene’ . All eight of the lifeboat crew were lost.
One Year On. Remembering The Victims of the #Hanau Shooting.
On February 19th 2020, in a quiet German town called Hanau, a deadly shooting attack took place.
“We Will Not Forget Them” #VJ75
The 75th anniversary of VJ Day was commemorated in Kirkwall at the War Memorial on Saturday 15th of August. The short service was held with adherence to the public health restrictions of […]
Remembering The Covenanters
“we were thinking of a short, gentle walk, and bethought ourselves of the Covenanters Memorial, in Deerness. “
Covid19 Memorial Gardens at Crematoria Planned
In Scotland this would be at Borders Crematorium, Stirlingshire Crematorium and West Lothian Crematorium.
Creating Covid-19 Memorial Gardens
“Each memorial will be a special place where people can come to remember and reflect, and to give thanks to the wonderful way that the NHS, key workers and whole communities pulled together during this crisis.”