WREATH laying ceremonies took place yesterday in Annan, Moffat, Castle Douglas and Dumfries.
Officials, veterans and members of the public got together to remember the sacrifices on the beaches of Normandy 75 years ago today.
WHERE IS IT . . ? Moffat Museum has been reviewing its collections of pictures and needs your help to identify this building. It is an imposing structure, the image dating from some time in the 19th century and it is titled “North West View” . . . but of where?
If you think you can help, please e-mail the museum at firstname.lastname@example.org, or just pop in and talk with one of the volunteers.
MEMORIES are being sought of a well known photographer who lived locally.
VETERANS from World War II, who fought in the Italian campaign, are being invited by the travel arm of the Royal British Legion to take part in special 75th anniversary journeys of remembrance.
COMMUNITIES, families and friends are being asked to help spread the message to D Day veterans who may be eligible for a trip to this year’s 75th anniversary commemorations.
A NEW film opens in cinemas later this month based on the life of Mary Queen of Scots.
A CANDLE of remembrance ceremony has taken place place at Lockerbie’s Ukrainian POW Chapel to remember a little known genocidal act.
FOUR members of the Royal British Legion Scotland have returned home to Annandale after a landmark tour of remembrance to First World War battlefields and cemeteries in France and Belgium.