Armed forces are celebrated in flag ceremony

Armed Forces 4
Armed Forces 4

A SPECIAL flag was unveiled at North Lanarkshire Council’s headquarters in Motherwell this week to mark armed forces day on Saturday.

Veterans of the armed forces joined Provost Tom Curley and Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire Brian Miller at the unfurling of the flag on Monday.

Veterans in attendance included those from the Cameronian Regiment, Royal Marines, Royal Air Force, Royal Engineers Cumbernauld (124), Highland Light Infantry and representatives from other forces who have served all over the world. For full story, see this week’s Times & Speaker, dated Thursday, June 23.