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POPPYSCOTLAND INVERNESS CELEBRATES ITS FIFTH BIRTHDAY

POPPYSCOTLAND INVERNESS CELEBRATES ITS FIFTH BIRTHDAY

Poppyscotland’s pioneering welfare centre in Inverness today celebrated its fifth birthday with the positive news that it has dealt with more than 3,000 enquiries since 2013 and taken up nearly 400 separate welfare cases. With an estimated Armed Forces community …

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UNIQUE SCULPTURE DEPICTING FIRST WORLD WAR ARRIVES AT RIVERSIDE MUSEUM

UNIQUE SCULPTURE DEPICTING FIRST WORLD WAR ARRIVES AT RIVERSIDE MUSEUM

A stunning and symbolic First World War sculpture has gone on display at the Riverside Museum, in Glasgow, as part of the poignant centenary year of the signing of the Armistice. The sculpture, entitled “FRANCE 1914”, was created by artist …

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SOLDIERS JOIN FORCES WITH RAILWAY STAFF TO LAUNCH ‘POPPY TRAINS’

SOLDIERS JOIN FORCES WITH RAILWAY STAFF TO LAUNCH ‘POPPY TRAINS’

The ScotRail Alliance has unveiled one of five specially-branded trains as part of its support for this year’s Scottish Poppy Appeal. The trains were unveiled by soldiers from the 2nd and 4th Battalions, the Royal Regiment of Scotland, alongside ScotRail …

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MILITARY CHARITIES JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH NEW SERVICE FOR SCOTTISH VETERANS

MILITARY CHARITIES JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH NEW SERVICE FOR SCOTTISH VETERANS

A new service launched yesterday called Veterans’ Gateway is promising to revolutionise a military charity sector that currently leaves over 61 per cent of veterans confused, by providing a first point of contact for veterans seeking support. Launched ahead of the …

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