I’ve been meaning to share more of my feelings about my little brother Colin for a long time. The truth is that I’ve avoided it. It’s really fucking easy to distract yourself from your feelings. There’s plenty going on. Years ago we set up a website – colinmarr.co.uk – so we could publish stories and photographs of Colin. To remember … Read More
Colin Marr Memorial Trust recently donated to Supporting Sherpa Children. This has come about after Colin’s Dad’s trip to Everest Base Camp. Head here to read more about Allen’s trip to Everest Base Camp. We have included below the conversation we had with the charity via email so you can see what Colin Marr Memorial Trust is doing to help young … Read More
On November 2nd 2014 Colin’s dad Allen and his partner Linda completed a trek through the Himalayan region of Nepal to Mount Everest Base Camp. Allen took along Dunfermline Athletic football shirts which had been presented to Colin Marr Memorial Trust by two young footballers whom the Trust has had the privilege of sponsoring in recent years, former DAFC player … Read More
An action photo of 18 year old Lewis Spence (sponsored by Colin Marr Memorial Trust) from the match programme for DAFC vs Forfar Athletic on 18 October 2014. Lewis put in a typically committed and skillful performance in what was a tricky fixture for the Pars. Lewis Spence (sponsored by Colin Marr Memorial Trust) achieves another man of the … Read More
On 18th January 2014 Colin would have turned 30 years old. It’s almost been 7 years since Colin has been gone and we want to do something extra special to celebrate his Birthday. In remembrance to Colin we plan to light Chinese lanterns over the Forth. We are meeting at St David’s Bay beach on Friday 17th January at 8pm. … Read More
An e-mail we sent out to Police Scotland today We also added to this a comment stating that we hope that the delays they build in are deliberate as we would hate to think that such a genuine level of incompetence existed within Police Scotland. ##Start## Hello Mr McKenzie/Mr House, Thank you for your letter today responding to our note … Read More
A message from Colin’s Mum: “Unbelievably today is 6 years since Colin is not with us . We really appreciate all the people who have taken the time to remember this sad day . We have been quiet for some time now and it is time to share some of the areas that we are still pursuing. Strathclyde police have … Read More
We have postponed the football festival until the start of August due to logistics at the Ballast Bank in Inverkeithing. We will be meeting with Jamie from the Hillfield Swifts on a regular basis and keep you up to date with what is going on. Thanks, Chris.
This will be a two day event taking place at the Ballast Bank in Inverkeithing (just outside Colin’s home where he grew up from the age of 7). As kids we all played there formally and informally and we have fond memories from our times there.