Falling silent in memory of the fallen ...

We will remember them ...
We will remember them ...

Communities across the region will pay their respects to those who made the absolute sacrifice this coming Sunday.

Annual Remembrance Day services will be taking place in Glenrothes itself, as well as Coaltown of Balgonie, Leslie, Kinglassie, Milton of Balgonie, Markinch, Star and Thornton, as they take on an added significance this year being the centenary of the outbreak of World War I.

Mid Fife and Glenrothes MSP Tricia Marwick will be attending the National Remembrance Ceremony in Edinburgh in her role as presiding officer of the Scottish Parliament.

Glenrothes MP Lindsay Roy will lay a wreath at the war memorial in Glenrothes on Sunday in honour of the fallen.

In the town, there will be a service and wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial on Church Street at 10.45 a.m. Organisations are requested to muster at the Golden Acorn Hotel half an hour earlier.

A service, including a two minute silence, will commence at 10.50 a.m., both at the memorial and at St Columba’s Church where refreshments will be served.

Markinch: Participants should muster at the primary school before setting off at 10.30 a.m. on a march to the memorial for a service and wreath laying ceremony.

A service will follow at Markinch Parish Church.

Leslie: A service and wreath laying ceremony conducted by Father Hand will commence at 10.50 a.m. at the war memorial at Greenside. The ceremony will be preceeded by a march leaving the old post office at 10.30 .a.m

Kinglassie: Participants are asked to gather at Kinglassie Miner’s Institute before a parade sets off at 10.45 a.m.

Where you can pay tribute

Star: Wreath laying ceremony at 10.55 a.m. at the memorial. A service takes place at 11.15 a.m. followed by refreshments in the village hall.

Thornton: A service at the parish church at 10.00 a.m followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial at 10.55 a.m.

Coaltown of Balgonie: A service and wreath laying ceremony at the memorial starts at 10.45 a.m. Refreshments will be served in the United Reform Church Hall after.