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PICTURES: 'A time to remember' for Nairn at weekend's parade

By Federica Stefani

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Around 200 people attended the parade. Pictures by: Alexander Williamson.
Around 200 people attended the parade. Pictures by: Alexander Williamson.

More than 200 people were in attendance on Sunday for the Remembrance parade and service in Nairn. The Parade, led by Nairn and District Pipe Band and consisting of Standard Bearers, Legion Members, Veterans, Seaforth Club Members, Youth Organisations, Reserve Forces and a regular army contingent from A Company, 4 SCOTS currently stationed in Catterick marched from Nairn Legion to the Old Parish Church.

After the Armistice Day service conducted by Rev Fiona Morrison, participants marched to Nairn and District War Memorial for the Act of Remembrance Service conducted by the Rev Jonathan Turner.

Nairn Legion's president, Bob Towns said: "It was an extremely fine parade and we had a really great turnout on the day.

"It went tremendously well and we are really thankful to have had the Catterick contingent joining us.

"Particularly at this time in history, it was a time to remember."

On the day The Lord Lieutenant George Asher and Pipe Major Kevin Reid also attended further services at Auldearn and Ardclach War Memorials in the afternoon.

A fundraiser was also organised by Susan Ashed at the Legion o Saturday, with what is said to be a successful fund boost for Poppyscotland.

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