(From Aberdeen Press & Journal (UK))
Craft apprentices and unemployed people are being deployed to help realise long-cherished plans to create a memorial for child victims of two Second World War bombing raids in Wick.
Work has started to transform the first of the bomb sites in Bank Row in Pulteneytown, which has lain derelict since the tragedy 66 years ago next month.
At the core of the voluntary group behind the initiative are siblings of some of the 10 children killed in the two bombings. They are confident the memorial garden will be ready for an official opening next summer, hopefully by a member of the Royal family.
The group has …