Bòrd na Gàidhlig appointment

OFCOM has today announced the reappointment of Iain Stephen Morrison (left)to the board of MG ALBA, the body responsible for ensuring that high-quality television programmes in Gaelic are made available to people in Scotland. Ofcom’s recommendation for the reappointment has been agreed by John Swinney MSP, Scotland’s Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills. … More Bòrd na Gàidhlig appointment

HOT HOT HOT AS LONDON’S BURNING …

Eat your hearts out.. Our roving reporter/writer MT Rainey stumbled on to a scoop this morning. She reports: “Hearts racing on Westbourne Grove this morning as about 300 of London’s finest arrived to “pit oot fires” in a local restaurant. No-one harmed. Many charmed. Check out the Damian Lewis lookalike doing a mid- street strip.” … More HOT HOT HOT AS LONDON’S BURNING …

MSP URGES LOCAL CHARITIES TO APPLY FOR FUNDING

By Democrat reporter Jackie Baillie, MSP for Dumbarton and Lomond constituency, is encouraging local charities and community groups to apply for funding from a pot of over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Applications are open until 14 August. A wide range of community organisations, from registered charities, to … More MSP URGES LOCAL CHARITIES TO APPLY FOR FUNDING

SCOTRAIL FINED £13 MILLION FOR POOR PERFORMANCE

By Democrat reporter Scotrail has racked up fines of almost £13 million since Abellio took over the franchise new figures released this week show. New statistics show that the franchise missed 23 out of 38 key benchmarks. The benchmarks includes public announcements at stations and on trains, both of which the company failed to meet … More SCOTRAIL FINED £13 MILLION FOR POOR PERFORMANCE