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BATTLE OF ARRAS TO BE REMEMBERED 100 YEARS ON

To launch the WW100 Scotland commemorations taking place in France and Scotland, Alasdair Hutton OBE, narrator for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, whose grandfather was gravely injured but survived the Battle of Arras, was joined by singer Amy Hawthorn, young members of Cockenzie and Port Seton Pipes and Drums Euan Williamson, 13, and Carys Grieve, 13, and cadets Connor Mullen, 14, Melissa Rodger 14, and Kimberely Dougal, 16, from the Glasgow and Lanarkshire Battalion Army Cadet Force.

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<> on May 24, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

SCOTLAND’S FIRST DAZZLE SHIP UNVEILED IN LEITH

Scotland’s first dazzle ship, a piece titled Every Woman by artist Ciara Phillips, was today unveiled on Prince Alexander Dock, Leith by Edinburgh Art Festival, the UK’s largest annual festival of visual arts, and 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary. Phillips has “dazzled” MV Fingal, marking 100 years since the Battle of Jutland.

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