THE area will remember on Sunday November 10 when a series of Remembrance Services will be held in every community.

This years services/parade in Cowdenbeath will be a joint effort between the local cadet group, based in Elgin Road, and Cowdenbeath Community Council.

Said community council secretary, Christine Gourlay: "The activites will begin at 1.30pm with a "guard of honour" being formed by the cadets at WW1 memorial.

"During this time, a brief informal service will be held. There will also be a piper playing.

"The guard of honour will remain 'in situ' from 1.30 - 2pm. Anyone wishing to lay wreaths/crosses are more than welcome to do so during this time

"The more formal service will take place at the Town House at 2.30. The necessary approvals having been obtained from Fife Council and the police.

"Parade Participants should gather together at the side of the Library at about 2.10. As in previous years, the parade will march from the Library to the Town House at 2.25.....arriving at the Town House at 2.30 for the formal service.

"We finish off this post by saying a MASSIVE thank-you to Alex Haddow. Alex has been an integral part of the organising of the Remembrance Day activities for the last 12 years but he has decided to hand over the reins this year."

In Cardenden the pipe band will lead the parade at this year's Remembrance Sunday event.

Everyone is asked to gather at the Railway Tavern before the parade departs from outside Scout Hall, in Cardenden Road, at 10.45am for the service at Auchterderran War Memorial.

The minister will then conduct the service on the arrival of the parade at the Woodend Road memorial and this will include he wreath laying ceremony to an appropriate une from the pipe band.

Those intending to lay wreaths are asked to contact the organising committee chairman Alex Burns on 01592 720760, or Bowhill Centre or the Corrie Centre.

After the event there will be free hot soup available at the Railway Tavern.

In Lumphinnans the Remembrance Sunday service will be held at the Main Street memorial at 10.15am.

The service will be conducted by the Rev Debby Dobbie and the organisers are hoping for a big turn out from villagers.

The Benarty Remembrance service will take place at 3pm on Sunday in Lochore Bowling Club.

Afterwards there will be a parade up to the war memorial, in Lochleven Road, where the wreaths will be laid.

Afterwards there will be refreshments served at the Bowling Club.

On Monday November 11 the poppy laying service will take place at Ballingry Cemetery, Hill Road, when pupils from both Benarty and St Kenneth’s Primary Schools will be involved.