War memorial erected in Scottish new town

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by MrPVRd, Oct 25, 2007.

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  1. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/7056813.stm

    With so many negative stories dominating the media about how the public doesn't care about the Armed Forces, this is a welcome example that demonstrates what can go on unheralded at local level. The council also lowered the flag earlier this year following the deaths in June of two soldiers from Fife (both Royal Regiment of Scotland, and a third from the Royal Regiment of Wales was killed). The majority of the public are as respectful and grateful as they ever were.

  2. Well done the Jocks.
  3. "The remembrance garden project has cost about £120,000, much of which has come from fundraising and public subscription. "

    I take back what I said about the Jockenese being tight fisted