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South Ayrshire Remembers


On Sunday November 12th people in South Ayrshire will join with the nation to remember those that have lost their lives in World Wars and in other conflicts around the world.  


With members of our Armed Forces currently on active service and with some having made the ultimate sacrifice for their country, this is an opportunity to remember them and civilians who have also lost their lives. There are Acts of Remembrance taking place across South Ayrshire on Sunday 12 November and anybody is welcome to attend. In Ayr, there will be a short service led by Rev. David Gemmell at the war memorial, Wellington Square at 12:15pm. Wreaths of red poppies will be laid, followed by a two minute silence, the sounding of the Last Post and Reveille and the National Anthem. A short ceremony will also take place at the war memorial, Wellington Square, Ayr on Saturday 11 November at 10:45am to mark Armistice Day. South Ayrshire Provost Helen Moonie said: “We should never forget those that have given their lives so that others can have a better future. “The memorial services are a comfort to many and an opportunity for communities to come together to pay their respects. “There will be a service near you so please take the time to attend but if you can’t make it, take a few moments to reflect and remember.” Services will be held at the following War Memorials on Sunday 12 November. Troon - War Memorial 10.45am. Esplanade, Troon Prestwick - War Memorial 12.30pm the Cross, Prestwick Ayr - War Memorial (Junction of Low Road/Whitletts Road) 10.00am Dalmilling, Church Service / 11.00am wreath laying at the War Memorial 


Ayr - St James – Tam’s Brig, Ayr 10.50am wreath laying followed by a Church Service at 11.15am. Ayr - Cenotaph – Wellington Square 12.15pm Alloway - War Memorial Alloway Parish Church11.15am followed by wreath laying at war memorial at 12.30pm Tarbolton - War Memorial 10.00am Tarbolton Parish Church followed by a wreath laying at 11.00am at the War Memorial Mossblown - War Memorial 11.15am wreath Laying Ceremony at Memorial followed by 11.30am Church Service in Annbank Parish Church & St Anns RC Church Loans - War Memorial 11.15am approx. wreath laying at the War Memorial Dundonald - War Memorial 10.30am approx. wreath laying at the War Memorial Monkton - War Memorial 11.00am approx. wreath laying at the War Memorial Symington - War Memorial 9.30am Church Service followed by wreath laying at 10.15am approx. at the War Memorial Craigie - War Memorial 9.00am Act of Remembrance in Craigie Village. Crosshill - War Memorial 12 noon Church Service followed by wreath laying at 1.00pm approx. at the War Memorial Maybole - War Memorial 10.00am Service at Maybole Town Hall followed by Parade to War Memorial for wreath laying approx 11.00am Coylton - War Memorial 9.45am Coylton Parish Church Service incl. wreath laying at the end of the service at the 3 War Memorials in the Church Minishant - War Memorial 1.30pm Kirkmichael - War Memorial 10.30am Church Service followed by wreath laying at 11.15am at the War Memorial Kirkoswald - War Memorial 11.15am Church Service, followed by wreath laying at 12.30pm at the War Memorial Dunure and Fisherton – War Memorial 9.45am church service. 1.00pm Community Council wreath laying at Fisherton Cemetery Straiton - War Memorial 12 noon Church Service followed by wreath laying at 1pm approx. at the War Memorial Turnberry - War Memorial No service Dailly - War Memorial Wreath Laying at 11.45 in Dailly Square Girvan - War Memorial 10.00am Cenotaph at Stair Park followed by parade to North Parish Church and on to Garden of Remembrance, The Avenue, Girvan at 12.15pm Colmonell - War Memorial 9.30am Colmonell War Memorial followed by 10.00am Church Service at St. Colmon Church Ballantrae - War Memorial 11.30am Ballantrae Church Service followed by wreath laying at 12.30pm approx. at War Memorial. Barr - War Memorial 10.45am - 11.15am approx. at the War Memorial Barrhill - War Memorial 3.00pm approx. at the War Memorial Pinwherry - Memorial 11.00am Service at War Memorial in the garden of Pinwherry School on Friday 10th November 2pm – Heronsford War Memorial 


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