TRIBUTE will be paid across the county this weekend to those who have given their lives in combat during the First and Second World Wars and other conflicts.

Remembrance services are being held in communities across East Lothian, with the first taking place in West Barns on Saturday.

The service takes place at the village’s Memorial Garden, with people gathering at 10.30am for a 10.50am start.

The service is led by the Rev Neil Watson of Belhaven Parish Church. Refreshments are served in the village hall after the service.

The vast majority of services are held on Sunday.

In Tranent, participants are leaving East Lothian Co-operative Bowling Club at 10.30am.

The parade travels down Ormiston Road and along High Street, meeting at the war memorial for the service, which starts at 11am.

Meanwhile in Dunbar, members of the public are to gather at the town’s Royal British Legion.

The march then sets off from High Street at 10.30am prompt before gathering at the town’s war memorial on Marine Road.

Afterwards, a service is held in Dunbar Parish Church.

North Berwick’s service is held in the Abbey Church at 10.30am.

The parade afterwards takes people from the church to the war memorial for a second service and wreath laying at noon.

Those in Dirleton can gather at the war memorial on the church green for a service at 10.45am.

In Aberlady, an act of remembrance starts at 11am at the war memorial. A service follows afterwards at 11.15am.

Neighbouring Gullane also has an act of remembrance at its war memorial at 11am, which follows a service at 9.45am.

Residents of Longniddry can attend a service and wreath-laying in the parish church at 10.45am – there will be a moment of silence at 11am.

In Haddington, members of the public meet outside the town’s Corn Exchange at 10.15am before marching to St Mary’s Parish Church.

Members of the public meet at the war memorial at 10.40am before a service of remembrance at 10.55am.

Meanwhile, the Very Rev Dr John Cairns hosts services in Stenton, Whittingehame and East Linton, organised by the Parish of Traprain.

In Stenton, the service is held at the war memorial at 9.15am; this is followed by a service in the church at 9.30am.

The service at Whittingehame war memorial follows at 10.30.

Residents of East Linton can attend a service in Prestonkirk Church at 11am. This is followed by a march to Memorial Park where a wreath is to be laid.

In Prestonpans, residents can gather at the Royal British Legion on Rope Walk, with a parade setting off at 10.30am, headed by a pipe band. The parade concludes at the war memorial on High Street, where a service takes place at 11am. The parade then heads back to the Legion for refreshments.

Cockenzie and Port Seton residents can meet at the Royal British Legion at 10am, with the parade, led by the local pipe band, leaving at 10.40am. The parade arrives at the war memorial to pay respects at 11am. A service is held afterwards in the Old Parish Church. Refreshments follow in the Royal British Legion.

Meanwhile in Ormiston, a service and wreath-laying takes place in the village church at 9.30am before the group head to the war memorial.

In nearby Pencaitland, the church service begins at 10.45am. The community act of remembrance takes place afterwards at 11.50am at the war memorial.

In Wallyford, a service is being held in St Clement’s Church at 10am, conducted by Deacon Gordon Steven, with pipe major Lee Moore playing the bagpipes.

The group assembles at the war memorial outside the church at 10.50am for a wreath-laying ceremony, joined by members of the Wallyford Livingroom Church.

Members of the public in Musselburgh are gathering at the Town Hall at 10.15am and making their way to St Michael’s Church in Inveresk for the service, which starts at 10.45am.

There is a moment of silence at 11am. Wreaths are to be laid at the First World War memorial.

A second service and wreath laying is held at the Second World War memorial at Mall Avenue/High Street at 12.30pm.

In the afternoon in Elphinstone, a service is held at the war memorial at 2pm. The public are invited back to the miners club for tea and coffee afterwards.