Remembrance Sunday Services in East Renfrewshire 2018 Remembrance Sunday Services in East Renfrewshire 2018
East Renfrewshire will pay tribute to those lost in service in the Armed Forces as communities come together on Sunday. Residents, councillors, local dignitaries... Remembrance Sunday Services in East Renfrewshire 2018

East Renfrewshire will pay tribute to those lost in service in the Armed Forces as communities come together on Sunday.

Residents, councillors, local dignitaries and veterans will meet together at services across the area to pay their respects.

Events will begin with a service in Newton Mearns at the war memorial at Mearns Cross, which has been organised by the local branch of the British Legion.

The parade will leave Fairweather Hall at 10.50am to reach the memorial for 11am where a wreath-laying ceremony will take place.

A service will also be held at the Newton Mearns Synagogue, on Larchfield Avenue commencing at 11.30am.

In Neilston, a service will be held by Neilston War Memorial Association at the war memorial adjacent to St Thomas Church on Main Street at 12 noon.

In Barrhead, a parade will leave the United Services Club at 2pm for a remembrance service at the war memorial in Cowan Park, from 2.30pm.

A service will be held at Giffnock South Parish Church, on Greenhill Avenue commencing at 7pm.

East Renfrewshire Provost Jim Fletcher, said: “Remembrance Sunday gives us all an opportunity to mark the area’s fallen war heroes, honouring those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom.

“This day of remembrance gives us time to reflect, as well as showing our respect and gratitude to our armed forces.

“This year marks 100 years since the end of the First World War and I am honoured to have the opportunity to be a part of these services.”


SERVICES
Barrhead: 2.30pm at War Memorial in Cowan Park. A parade will leave the United Services Club at 2pm and march to the park for 2pm.

Neilson: 12.00pm at War Memorial, adjacent to St Thomas Church on Main Street.

Newton Mearns: 11.00am at War Memorial, Mearns Cross, Ayr Road. Organised by the local branch of the British Legion the parade will leave Fairweather Hall at 10.50am to reach the memorial for 11am.

Newton Mearns: 11.30am at Newton Mearns Synagogue on Larchfield Avenue.

Giffnock: 7pm at Giffnock South Parish Church, on Greenhill Avenue.