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LOCAL SCHOOL WINS PRESTIGIOUS POPPYSCOTLAND COMPETITION

LOCAL SCHOOL WINS PRESTIGIOUS POPPYSCOTLAND COMPETITION

A school on the Isle of Skye has beaten off competition from scores of other schools across the country to win a prestigious learning competition organised by leading Armed Forces charity Poppyscotland. Primary 4-7 pupils at Bun-sgoil Stafainn (Staffin Primary …

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CABINET SECRETARY HELPS LAUNCH SPECIAL CENTENARY POPPY

CABINET SECRETARY HELPS LAUNCH SPECIAL CENTENARY POPPY

Keith Brown MSP visited Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory, in Edinburgh, earlier today to help launch a stunning new commemorative poppy, which will be distributed and worn during the 2018 Scottish Poppy Appeal. As part of the leading Armed Forces charity’s …

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ANZACS AND GALLIPOLI REMEMBERED AT TOUCHING SERVICE

ANZACS AND GALLIPOLI REMEMBERED AT TOUCHING SERVICE

In a touching show of comradeship and remembrance today, representatives from all sides came together to attend the annual ANZAC and Gallipoli Day Service at the Scottish National War Memorial, at Edinburgh Castle, organised by Legion Scotland. Observed on the …

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DECORATIVE FLOOD GATES UNVEILED AT POPPY FACTORY

DECORATIVE FLOOD GATES UNVEILED AT POPPY FACTORY

New flood gates with artwork featuring an inlaid carved poppy motif have been installed at the Warriston Viaduct beside Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory today. The gates, which form part of the City of Edinburgh Council’s Water of Leith Flood Prevention …

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