REMEMBRANCE services will be taking place in Largs, Millport and across the district on Sunday.

It is the first time in three years that the full Remembrance parade will return to Largs in tandem with a church service, alongside a gathering at the war memorial for two minutes silence at 11am.

This year marks a welcome return to the full schedule as the Boys' Brigade Pipe Band leads the way to remember our soldiers past and present.

The parade will muster at 9.10am in Crawford Street and walk to Clark Memorial Church for 9.40am.

An Act of Joint Worship will take place in Clark Memorial starting at 10am led by Rev. David Watson and Rev. May Bell.

Rev. Mark Goodman will lead the service at Largs War Memorial from 10.50am, followed by tea and coffee in the Clark Memorial Hall.

Reverend Dr Graham McWilliams, who will be conducting the Remembrance service in Fairlie Parish Church, was involved in helping to co-ordinate the event.

He said: "It is good news that we can return to a full scale service for the first time since 2019."

In Fairlie, morning worship in Fairlie Parish Church starts at 9.45am led by Rev. McWilliams, followed by an Act of Remembrance at Fairlie War Memorial at 10.50am.

On Cumbrae, the parade will muster at 10.15am at the pier with Canon Alec Boyd leading the service at the war memorial at 10.50.

Soup, sandwiches, tea and coffee will also be served at Millport Royal British Legion building afterwards.

In West Kilbride, a service will take place in West Kilbride Parish Church at 10.30am, with a two minute silence at 11am.

And for Skelmorlie and Wemyss Bay Parish Church, a service will be taking place at the church at 10.45am before moving on to the cenotaph at 11.45am.

Laying of Wreaths at West Kilbride War Memorial takes place at noon.

Memebers of Largs Community Garden have installed a large poppy decoration in their grounds and Douglas Park has a cascade of poppies to remember the fallen.

North Ayrshire Provost Anthea Dickson has called on people to pay their respects to the fallen on Remembrance Sunday.=ies to those in the Armed Forces who fought and died in the line of duty.

Hundreds of people are expected to turn out at services across North Ayrshire and Provost Dickson said: “These services are a chance for our communities to come together and recognise sacrifices that have been made by those brave men and women in our Armed Forces, past and present.”

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