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Remembrance Day
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Services will be held in our communities

People in the Glenrothes area will pay their respects to those who have made the absolute sacrifice this coming Sunday.

Annual remembrance Day services will be taking place in the town itself, as well as Coaltown of Balgonie, Kinglassie, Leslie, Markinch, Milton of Balgonie, Star and Thornton.

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 and Central Fife MP Lindsay Roy will lay a wreath at the war memorial in Glenrothes on Sunday in honour of those who have fallen.

In the town, there will be a service and wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial at Church street at 10.45 a.m. Organisations are requested to muster at the Golden Acorn Hotel half an hour earlier. A service at St Columba’s Church will follow the ceremony.

Other services include:

MARKINCH:

Participants should muster at Markinch Primary School before setting off at 10.30 a.m. on a march to the war memorial for a service and wreath laying ceremony. A service will follow at Markinch Parish Church.

LESLIE:

Service and wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial at Leslie Green from 10.50 a.m., proceeded by a march commencing 20 minutes earlier from the Masonic Lodge, High Street.

KINGLASSIE:

Participants are asked to gather at Kinglassie Miner’s Institute before a parade sets off at 10.45 a.m. to the war memorial in High Street.

STAR:

Wreath laying ceremony at 10.55 a.m. at the war memorial. Service at 11.15 a.m. followedby refreshements at the village hall.

THORNTON:

Service in Parish Church at 10.00 a.m. followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial one hour later.

COALTOWN OF BALGONIE:

Service and wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial starting at 10.45 a.m. light refreshemnts will be served in the United Reform Church Hall after the service for all those attending.