2016 International Workers Memorial Day Events in Scotland

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Aberdeen

(Aberdeen TUC)

Thursday 28th April, meet at 12.30pm for Ceremony at 1.00pm, at Persley Walled Garden, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen

ACC Organising an event, with flag lowering and minutes silence in workplace along with Purple Light projected onto Council Buidlings

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Bathgate

(West Lothian TUC)

Thursday, 28th April, Ceremony at Workers Memorial, Bathgate Sports Centre, Balbardie Park Torphichen Road, Bathgate, West Lothian EH48 4LA at 12.30pm

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Bonnyrigg

(Midlothian TUC)

Tuesday, 28 April, 12.30, Michael McGahey memorial, George V Park , Bonnyrigg, EH19 2AD. Commemorative address will be given by Ryan Boyle, Vice-Chair of the STUC Youth Committee

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Coatbridge

(North Lanarkshire TUC)

Thursday, 28th April, 12 noon, Sumerlee Industrial Museum, Coatbridge, ML5 1QD

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Dundee

(Dundee TUC)

Thursday 28th April, 12 Noon, Memorial Tree, Adjacent to Discovery Point, Riverside Drive, Dundee

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Edinburgh

(Edinburgh TUC)

Thursday 28th April,1.00pm Ceremony at IWMD Tree and memorial, West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, EH2 2HG.

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Falkirk

Saturday 23rd April, 11.45am for 12 noon, Municipal Buildings Falkirk, FK1 5RS

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Fife

Thursday 28th April 11.00am, Memorial Tree, Beveridge Park, Abbotshall Road, Kirkcaldy, KY2 5LZ .

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Glasgow

(Glasgow TUC)

Thursday, 28 April, 12 noon People's Palace/Winter Gardens G40 1AT..

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Hamilton

(South Lanarkshire TUC)

Thursday, 28 April, 11.30am, South Lanarkshire HQ, Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA

11.45 assemble at the SL memorial stone for speeches and wreath laying in Beckfird Street at South Lanarkshire Council HQ.

Minute’s silence at 12. Followed by informal get together or Health and Safety seminar afterwards in Council offices

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Irvine

(North Ayrshire and Irvine TUC)

Thursday 28th April - Gathering in North Ayrshire at 6.30pm to remember workers who have been killed or injured at work at the Memorial Garden, Kilwinning Road, Irvine.

Meet from 6.15pm at Wee Annie's Shop in Kilwinning Road Irvine.

For more details contact Arthur West on 07826127759

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Kilmarnock

(Kilmarnock and Loudoun Trades Union Council)

Saturday April 30th - Kilmarnock and Loudoun Trades Union Council annual event to mark Workers Memorial Day.

Assemble at the Dower House in Dean Country Park, Kilmarnock, KA3 1XB from 10.45am.

Short ceremony at the Trade Union Council memorial tree starts at 11.00am

For more details contact Arthur West on 07826127759

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West Dumbartonshire

"Saturday 23rd April, 10:30 am Christie Park Alexandria, G83 0DF, at the memorial tree.

Speakers will include Louise Taggart, Scottish Hazards & FACK; Councillor Jim Bollan, West Dunbartonshire Council; Ian Tasker STUC Assistant Secretary

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