But­ter­flies re­leased to re­mem­ber lost chil­dren

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The but­ter­fly re­lease is to re­mem­ber the chil­dren and ba­bies who have been lost

A POIGNANT cer­e­mony to re­mem­ber chil­dren who have passed away saw but­ter­flies re­leased from Kil­mory Cas­tle gar­dens.

The but­ter­fly re­lease on Satur­day Septem­ber 2 was or­gan­ised by the Lochgilp­head sup­port group of the Simp­son's Mem­ory Box Ap­peal.

Young­sters Scott and Deri France, Ken­zie Camp­bell, Zoe Ste­wart and Phoebe Barkley read a poem prior to the but­ter­flies be­ing re­leased to clar­inet mu­sic played by Caitlin Camp­bell.

A buf­fet lunch at The Stag Ho­tel in Lochgilp­head fol­lowed.

Tracey France of the sup­port group said: ‘The but­ter­fly re­lease is to re­mem­ber the chil­dren and ba­bies who have very sadly been lost and who we won’t see grow up.’

The Lochgilp­head group sup­ports par­ents who have lost chil­dren through mis­car­riage or still birth and meets on the last Thurs­day of ev­ery month be­tween 7pm and 9pm at the Stag Ho­tel.

For more in­for­ma­tion on the group, email lochgilp­head­sim­bachar­ity@gmail.com.

Tracey France Lochgilp­head SiMBA sup­port group

The Lochgilp­head sup­port group at Kil­mory gar­dens.

A but­ter­fly rests prior to its re­lease.

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