125 JOURNALISTS KILLED IN JUST TWO YEARS

“The SNP and anti-democratic West Dunbartonshire Council have taken the first steps in regard to silencing the press by banning and boycotting The Democrat, smearing the editor by making false allegations of assault against him, locking him out of council meetings and withdrawing the usual courtesies between local authorities and journalists.” … More 125 JOURNALISTS KILLED IN JUST TWO YEARS

INTRUSIVE AGE CHECKS NOT REQUIRED

In a statement accompanying the code yesterday, the ICO noted that there was no exemption for media sites and recognised that children would be attracted to them, but added: “the ICO recognises that digital news media are not a core concern for children online, so the provisions of the code can be applied in a risk-based and proportionate way to reflect this.” … More INTRUSIVE AGE CHECKS NOT REQUIRED

FIRST SNOWDROPS OF THE YEAR AT LEVENGROVE

Marion Fox:  Blinking shame….the plants and the animals are a bit confused this year…they think it’s spring!  Saw some horses as you go into Cardross almost stampeding in the field…they are getting frisky! ( I was informed that this was happening by a well informed horse owner). I was frightened they would jump onto the … More FIRST SNOWDROPS OF THE YEAR AT LEVENGROVE

ALEX SALMOND TRIAL DATE FIXED FOR MARCH

The charges are set out in an indictment which includes the specific details of the allegations against the 64-year-old former SNP leader. The attempted rape is said to have happened in June 2014 at the first minister’s official Bute House residence in Edinburgh. He is alleged to have pinned a woman against a wall and to have removed her clothes and his own, before pushing her onto a bed and lying naked on top of her. … More ALEX SALMOND TRIAL DATE FIXED FOR MARCH

POLICE SEEK INFO ABOUT STEWART STREET ASSAULT

Police and the QE University Hospital. By Democrat reporter Police in Clydebank are appealing for information following an assault in the Dalmuir area. The incident happened around 12.50am on Sunday, 19 January, 2020, on Stewart Street outside of a pub. A 48-year-old man and his 27-year-old daughter were involved in a verbal argument with a … More POLICE SEEK INFO ABOUT STEWART STREET ASSAULT

POLICE CALL FOR WITNESSES AFTER TWO CAR CRASH

By Democrat reporter Police Scotland can now confirm the identity of the Argyll man who died in a road crash on the B842, south of Stewarton, Ayrshire,  around 5pm on Saturday, 18 January, 2020. He was Ian Smith of Campbeltown, Mull of Kintyre, Argyll.  The 30-year-old man’s vehicle was involved in a collision with another … More POLICE CALL FOR WITNESSES AFTER TWO CAR CRASH

WHEN HARRY MET GRANNY …

In the end, it took just over a week for Prince Harry to announce and finalise the terms of his exit from the royal family. The settlement: he and Meghan have agreed to give up their ‘royal highness’ titles . They’ll still be entitled to them, but won’t use them. They’ll perform no more royal duties and – ergo – receive no more taxpayers’ money. Moreover, they’ll refund the £2.4 million cost of refurbishing Frogmore Cottage in Windsor, which they’ll keep as their UK home. … More WHEN HARRY MET GRANNY …

HEALTH BOARD STATEMENT ON HOSPITAL DEATHS

Our thoughts and sympathies remain with the families of two patients who were treated for a Cryptococcus infection and sadly later died. The safety of our patients is at the centre of everything we do and we encourage any family with any question or concern to speak to a member of staff so that this can be responded to personally. … More HEALTH BOARD STATEMENT ON HOSPITAL DEATHS