The GENES Blog (GEnealogy News and EventS) ceased publication on 14 FEB 2020. You will now find all the latest genealogy news and views on Scottish GENES at https://scottishgenes.blogspot.com. The GENES Blog archive will remain live, with a record of the genealogy news for Britain and Ireland from 2013-2020. Thank you!
Genes Reunited (www.genesreunited.co.uk) has launched a competition for schools to create a war memorial commemorating those who fell in the First World War within the local community, essentially in the form of an individual or class project. The competition is open to both primary and secondary schools, and the winner will receive £500, 2nd place £250, and 3rd place £150.