Clyde shipyard Ferguson set to go into administration

Building ferries for Calmac is what Ferguson did at Port Glasgow. Picture by Bill Heaney By Democrat reporter BBC Scotland is reporting that the company behind the Ferguson shipyard in Port Glasgow has begun the process of going into administration, although trade unions will be meeting the management and politicians today (Monday) to discuss the … More Clyde shipyard Ferguson set to go into administration

Donegal ‘Tunnel Tigers’ memorial unveiled

The Tunnel Tigers were among 12,000 workers employed in the hydro development in the north of Scotland. Picture by MARY RODGERS By Democrat reporter A memorial has been unveiled in Dungloe in honour of the Donegal emigrant workers who died digging tunnels in Scotland. The workers, known as the Tunnel Tigers, travelled from Donegal for seasonal work … More Donegal ‘Tunnel Tigers’ memorial unveiled

Logie Baird pub in Helensburgh to close its doors

Cara and Milan Nikolic whose Logie Baird pub has now closed. By Democrat reporter A Helensburgh pub named after the inventor of television has become a turn off for young people in the town. The Logie Baird has closed its doors despite a successful appeal against losing its late licence earlier this year. The popular … More Logie Baird pub in Helensburgh to close its doors

ROON THE SHORE AND DOON THE CLIFF AT HAVOC

Looking good the picnic spot “roon the shore” at Havoc. Picture by Robert Beacon   Top, Brucehill, the Cliff, the Havoc Meadow, the Coos’ Park, the Shore and volunteers who are doing a tremendous job turning the wilderness into a biodiversity meadow.  By Bill Heaney The Fair is no more. Who remembers Dumbarton Fair, Glasgow … More ROON THE SHORE AND DOON THE CLIFF AT HAVOC