Remembrance Sunday service arrangements confirmed

Arrangements for this year’s Remembrance Sunday service and procession in Stirling city centre have been confirmed.

A wreath of poppies laid by Stirling Council
Wreaths will be laid at the cenotaph following a procession after the service.

The annual service to commemorate those who have died in conflicts past and present will take place at the Church of the Holy Rude at 10.45am on Sunday 12 November.

Prior to this, a gathering at Cowane’s Hospital will lead a formal procession into the service. The traditional parade from the church, towards the Cenotaph, will take place immediately following the service for the laying of wreaths.

The route of the procession towards the Cenotaph will take its usual format of heading down St John Street, Spittal Street and onto Corn Exchange Road.

Baillie Gerry McGarvey said: “It’s a deeply humbling time of year when we pause to reflect on the memory of those who gave their lives in service to this country.

“Stirling has a proud connection with our armed forces community and many will wish to pay their respects in what will be a poignant occasion both at the service and at the procession where we will take time to honour the sacrifices made through the horrors of conflict.”