Lockerbie


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Lockerbie

(ˈlɒkəbɪ)
n
(Placename) a town in SW Scotland, in Dumfries and Galloway: scene (1988) of the UK's worst air disaster when a passenger jet (Pan Am flight 103) was brought down by a terrorist bomb, killing 270 people, including eleven residents of the town. Pop: 4009 (2001)
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LOVED ones of the 270 victims of the Lockerbie bombing yesterday began taking part in a series of events to mark the 20th anniversary of the atrocity.
The Prime Minister has agreed to meet relatives of Lockerbie victims after fears the Government will not use its newly-forged relationship with Libya to seek the truth.
The end of legal proceedings in the Lockerbie case yesterday will spark a fresh drive for Libya to pay compensation to the victims of the atrocity.
Monday's results were: Pairs: Marchmount (B) 23 New Abbey (B) 14; Lockerbie (A) 19 St Mungo 21; Kirkconnel (B) 16 Lockerbie (B) 18; Creetown (B) 12 Sanquhar (B) 19; Kirkcudbright 20 Kirkconnel (A) 6; Beechgrove 9 Lochmaben 25; Sanquhar (A) 21 Annan (B) 14; Eastriggs 15 Spalding 9.
Lockerbie Jazz Festival swings into town on the last weekend of September each year with some of the biggest names in the business.
Stuart McFarlane A call has been issued for more trains to stop at Lockerbie station as the new operator of the West Coast main line was confirmed this week.
A rider on a white horse joined people on a walk for peace as part of commemorations marking the 30th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing.
WREATHS were laid and a silence held at a memorial service yesterday to remember the 270 people killed in the Lockerbie bombing 30 years ago.
WREATHS were laid yesterday at a service to remember all 270 people killed in the Lockerbie bombing 30 years ago.
WREATHS have been laid and a silence held at a memorial service to remember the 270 people killed in the Lockerbie bombing 30 years ago.
The Scottish Secretary and a group of charity cyclists are to attend US events marking the 30th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing.