Beautiful pic of the Captain Coatbridge
Archway in Blair Road - opened by Mark Miller in 2011 -
the setting sun by Brian Cairns
In a state which is desirous of being saved
from the greatest of all plagues--there should exist among the citizens
neither extreme poverty nor, again, excessive wealth, for
both are productive of great evil . .
Plato -Greek philosopher (427-347 B.C.)
The Kipps War Memorial
by Grant Cullen
Add YOUR memories - Genealogy -
Read the poem that lists the men from
Buchanan Street in Coatbridge
who went to war in 1914-1918 - can you identify any of the names?? Maybe your Grandfather?
BUCHANAN STREET SOLDIER LADS
(Second List) By JAMES SCULLION
Betty Mc Neilly has already identified her Grandfather Robert Gribben who came home after the war racked with Mustard Gas effects. He spent some time at Erskine Hospital.
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Re-enactment group The Gordon Highlanders 1914-1918 at Summerlee on the September weekend
Courtesy of Brian Cairns
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Balloch and Ben Lomond
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