Communities across Renfrewshire are preparing for a weekend of Remembrance.

Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall, who will be attending the Children’s Remembrance Service and the Armistice Service in Paisley, said:  “This is a time when the community comes together to reflect on and honour the service of our armed forces past and present.


“Renfrewshire has a proud military tradition.  The services of commemoration give an opportunity for all of us to remember those who sacrificed so much for past and future generations.”

The proceedings start on Friday 11 November with the  Annual Renfrewshire Children’s Remembrance  Service.

Children from two Renfrewshire primary schools – Williamsburgh and St John Ogilvie – will join young musicians and military, civic and church representatives for a service in Paisley Abbey at 10.15, followed by the Two Minute Silence at 11am.


The event has been organised by Renfrewshire Council and the Royal British Legion Scotland, Paisley Comrades.

A number of commemorative events have been arranged for Sunday Nov 13 at cenotaphs or war memorials.

These include:
Start    Finish (Approx)
Renfrew    9.45am    10.30am
Houston    10.00am    10.30am
Kilbarchan    10.00am    10.30am
Paisley    10.45am    11.30am
Lochwinnoch    10.45am    11.15am
Johnstone    12.30pm    1.00pm
Howwood    12.45pm    1.15pm
Elderslie    2.30pm    3.00pm
Bridge of Weir    3.00pm    3.30pm


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